Zack Greinke threw an eight-inning no-hitter to every Angel not named Kole Calhoun or Mike Trout in the Dodgers' 5-3 victory on Friday night.
Despite allowing two RBI hits to Angels star Mike Trout, Zack Greinke kept rolling, tossing eight strong innings with eight strikeouts on Friday night.
Zack Greinke won his fifth straight decision, Howie Kendrick homered in his first game against his former team, and the Dodgers beat the Angels 5-3 Friday night in the opening game of the Freeway
Final: Dodgers 5, Angels 3
Mike Trout did all he could (3-for-4, 3 RBIs), but Zack Greinke was able to handle most of the Angels' lineup, striking out 8 over 8 innings en route to winning his 5th straight decision. Box score
Dodgers 5, Mike Trout 3
The Angels' star lead off the top of the 9th with a solo homer to pull the Angels closer. But he's been going at it alone for the most part, driving in all 3 L.A. runs. Trout and Kole Calhoun combined to go 5-of-7 against Zack Greinke, while the rest of the Angels went 0-21. Follow live
Greinke handling Angels -- mostly
Kole Calhoun is 3-for-3 on the night with 2 runs, and Mike Trout is 2-for-3 with 2 RBIs, but Zack Greinke has held the rest of the Angels' lineup without a hit and leads 5-2 at Dodger Stadium Follow live
Guerrero gives Greinke back the lead
Mike Trout's triple in the top of the 4th made it a 1-1 game, but Alex Guerrero's 2-run homer in the bottom of the inning put the Dodgers back on top 3-1. Zack Greinke has 5 strikeouts through 5 innings for the Dodgers. Follow live
After rumors that Alex Wood might be flipped by the Dodgers, the former Braves pitcher is happy he wound up in L.A.
LA fans unhappy with deadline deals?
Yes, the Dodgers didn't get Cole Hamels or David Price. Of course, they got Mat Latos and Alex Wood, and they already have Clayton Kershaw and Zack Greinke. So, who really lost? The Dodgers, or disgruntled fans? Trade deadline winners and losers
With Clayton Kershaw's scheduled start pushed back one day, Zack Greinke took the mound Friday and won his fifth straight decision, lifting the Dodgers to a 5-3 win over the Angels.
Eric Karabell examines the trades that helped fantasy owners this week, and those that did not.
Clayton Kershaw scratched, Greinke in
Zack Greinke will start tonight vs. the Angels after Kershaw was scratched a second time this week with a sore right hip. Kershaw is now scheduled to pitch Saturday.
After a week that saw a good deal of movement, we sort out who made the most of the deadline and who didn't do enough.
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thanks partner for coming out to support kershaw's challange..tough loss but we'll get em next year
Teams such as the Blue Jays and Royals fulfilled their short- and long-term goals -- while others, such as the Padres, Red Sox and seemingly all of the NL Central, stood pat.
ESPN MLB Insider Buster Olney weighs in on the Blue Jays' acquisition of David Price. Plus, why the Dodgers are in a unique position to make moves due to their financial situation.
Buster Olney welcomes Karl Ravech and Justin Havens to discuss the deals that have already transpired and Jayson Stark to weigh in on what still to expect.
ESPN MLB Insider Tim Kurkjian previews MLB trade deadline day including potential moves for the Yankees and Cubs. Plus, movement on Craig Kimbrel, Aroldis Chapman and if the Dodgers still need to deal after missing out on David Price.
Kershaw to make historic pitch to Trout
Facing off tonight will be 2014 NL MVP Clayton Kershaw and the Dodgers against the Angels and 2014 AL MVP Mike Trout. The first offering Kershaw makes to Trout will be the first pitch in MLB history thrown by one reigning league MVP to another. (via Elias)
Ace right-hander Jose Fernandez is unbeaten and perhaps stronger than ever after recovering from elbow surgery. Giancarlo Stanton remains one of baseball's top power hitters. Dee Gordon is among
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