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Tomas, Hill homer in D-backs' 8-4 win over Dodgers

Tomas, Hill homer in D-backs' 8-4 win over Dodgers

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks are getting tired of watching the Dodgers win NL West titles year after year. Two seasons ago, they even watched Los Angeles celebrate in their swimming pool beyond the right field fence at Chase Field after clinching the division.

Monday night, the Diamondbacks made sure there wouldn't be a champagne party at their expense at Dodger Stadium before the home team went back on the road.

Paul Goldschmidt homered after Yasmany Tomas & Aaron Hill gave the Diamondbacks the lead with longballs off Brett Anderson, helping Jhoulys Chacin win an 8-4 decision on Monday night.

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Kershaw, Dodgers beat Rockies 4-1

Kershaw, Dodgers beat Rockies 4-1

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Clayton Kershaw won his ninth straight decision, Justin Turner hit a tiebreaking double & rookie Scott Schebler homered to lead the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 4-1 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Monday night.

The Dodgers, kicking off a 10-game homestand following a 7-3 road trip, won for the 16th time in 20 games. They & reduced their magic number to 12 for clinching their second straight NL West title.

Kershaw (14-6) yielded a run & three hits over seven innings & struck out five, raising his major league-leading strikeout total to a career-high 264 & lowering his ERA to 2.12. The reigning NL MVP & three-time Cy Young Award winner hasn't lost since June 27 at Miami.

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Puig's 5 RBIs help Greinke and Dodgers beat Nationals 5-0

Puig's 5 RBIs assist Greinke & Dodgers beat Nationals 5-0

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Zack Greinke is the ultimate hangover cure for the Los Angeles Dodgers after a loss.

The one-man streak buster gets his teammates back in the win column when they're down, & he did it again Tuesday night.

Greinke pitched six sharp innings, Yasiel Puig drove in a career high-tying five runs & the Dodgers snapped a season-worst four-game skid with a 5-0 victory over the Washington Nationals.

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Puig's 5 RBIs help Greinke and Dodgers beat Nationals 5-0

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Zack Greinke is the ultimate hangover cure for the Los Angeles Dodgers after a loss.

The one-man streak buster gets his teammates back in the win column when they're down, & he did it again Tuesday night.

Greinke pitched six sharp innings, Yasiel Puig drove in a career high-tying five runs & the Dodgers snapped a season-worst four-game skid with a 5-0 victory over the Washington Nationals.

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Greinke, Dodgers beat Angels 5-3 with Guerrero's go-ahead HR

Greinke, Dodgers beat Angels 5-3 with Guerrero's go-ahead HR

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Zack Greinke won his fifth straight decision, Howie Kendrick homered in his first game against his former team, & the Dodgers beat the Angels 5-3 Friday night in the opening game of the Freeway Series.

Rookie Alex Guerrero hit a tiebreaking two-run homer in the fourth inning in support of Greinke (10-2), who allowed two runs & five hits in eight innings. The 2009 AL Cy Young Award winner, who leads the majors with a 1.41 ERA, had his consecutive scoreless inning streak snapped at a career-best 45 2-3 innings last Sunday in a no-decision against the Mets at New York.

Greinke, who spent the final two months of the 2012 season down the freeway in Anaheim before joining the Dodgers as a free agent, improved his home record with them to 23-5. Clayton Kershaw was scheduled to pitch, yet received pushed back another day after missing Wednesday's scheduled start against Oakland because of a sore left hip.

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Dodgers rally in 7th for dramatic 10-7 win over Oakland

Dodgers rally in 7th for dramatic 10-7 win over Oakland

LOS ANGELES (AP) — After Yasiel Puig's mother threw out the first pitch & 40,000 fans received his bobblehead doll, the slugger had his biggest game at the plate in quite a while.

Puig & the Los Angeles Dodgers realize their roster could look much different when they go back to work in two days, so they enjoyed what might have been this group's last night together.

Pinch-hitter Kike Hernandez delivered the go-ahead, two-run double during the Dodgers' five-run seventh inning, & Los Angeles rallied from a three-run deficit for a wild 10-7 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday night.

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Greinke's shutout streak ends, Mets beat Dodgers 3-2 in 10

Greinke's shutout streak ends, Mets beat Dodgers 3-2 in 10

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NEW YORK (AP) — Zack Greinke's shutout streak ended at 45 2-3 innings when the Mets scored the first of two scratch runs against him, & New York defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 Sunday on newcomer Juan Uribe's game-winning single off the wall in the 10th.

Jacob deGrom outpitched Greinke in a marquee matchup that lived up to its billing, yet Yasmani Grandal hit a tying single in the ninth as Los Angeles erased a two-run deficit against closer Jeurys Familia, who was trying for a four-out save.

Greinke allowed a run in the third on an RBI grounder by deGrom & another in the sixth when rookie Michael Conforto was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded.

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Dodgers place catcher A.J. Ellis on DL with knee injury

Dodgers place catcher A.J. Ellis on DL with knee injury

ATLANTA (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers have placed catcher A.J. Ellis on the 15-day disabled list with right knee inflammation.

The Dodgers recalled rookie catcher Austin Barnes from Triple-A Oklahoma City. Barnes is starting & hitting eighth in Monday night's game against the Atlanta Braves.

The Dodgers needed assist at catcher. Yasmani Grandal left Sunday's game after taking a ball off his mask. X-rays were negative.

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Diamondbacks rally twice to beat Dodgers 10-6

Diamondbacks rally twice to beat Dodgers 10-6

PHOENIX (AP) — Welington Castillo doubled home the go-ahead run in the eighth inning, & the Arizona Diamondbacks pulled off a pair of comebacks to beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 10-6 on Monday night.

Castillo doubled against reliever Pedro Baez (1-1) to drive in Jake Lamb with none out. The Diamondbacks, who trailed 4-0 & 6-4, added three more runs in the inning on a bunt single, a throwing error by Baez, & Paul Goldschmidt's two-out, two-run single off J.P. Howell.

Arizona tied it at 4 on a two-run homer by Yasmany Tomas in the sixth. The Dodgers regained the lead in the seventh on a two-run single by Jimmy Rollins, yet Arizona fought back with David Peralta's two-out, two-run triple in the bottom half.

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Dodgers activate Grandal from 7-day DL

Dodgers activate Grandal from 7-day DL

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers have activated catcher Yasmani Grandal from the seven-day concussion disabled list & have him in the lineup batting sixth against the St. Louis Cardinals.

Outfielder Chris Heisey was optioned to Triple-A Oklahoma City before Saturday night's game.

Grandal was batting .400 this month with three homers, four doubles & 15 RBIs in 16 games. Among National League catchers, he was among the leaders in batting average, on-base percentage & slugging percentage.

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