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Furcal Fuels Dodgers in 11-6 Win Over Rockies

Los Angeles wins seventh straight game

(Newser) - Rafael Furcal had three hits, including a three-run homer in a seven-run sixth inning, and the Los Angeles Dodgers won their seventh straight game, beating Colorado 11-6 last night. Matt Kemp drove in four runs with two doubles and Russell Martin made his first career start at third base, turning... More »

Peavy Dominates Dodgers

Two-hitter makes right-hander 10-1 vs. Los Angeles

(Newser) - Jake Peavy continues to dominate the Los Angeles Dodgers. The reigning NL Cy Young Award winner threw a two-hitter for the first complete game in the big leagues this year, striking out eight to lead the San Diego Padres to a 4-1 win today. Peavy (2-0) improved to 10-1 in... More »

Dodger Pitching Silences Giant Bats in 5-0 Win

Strong Penny start, Kent HR give Joe Torre first win with new team

(Newser) - Four Dodgers pitchers combined to throw a five-hit shutout in a 5-0 win over the Giants. Brad Penny (1-0), making his first ever opening-day start, tossed 6 2/3 scoreless innings. "Pitching is what it's all about, and today was a very easy game to watch," Joe Torre said... More »

Dodgers Sweep Nationals

Washington succumbs in 12 innings, 10-9; wild-card race heats up

(Newser) - The Dodgers outlasted the Nationals, 10-9, in 12 innings yesterday, completing their first three-game series sweep in seven weeks. Jeff Kent scored the winning run when he tagged up on a fly by Shea Hillenbrand and was safe at home by a whisker, lifting host LA to within 3½ games... More »

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