Los Angeles Teams

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Chris Taylor trying to Wally Pipp Corey Seager with the triple in his first AB with Dodgers.

Clayton Kershaw dealing with minor back discomfort (1:23)

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Scott Kazmir's first-inning ERA rose to 9.00 for the Dodgers after giving up four in the opening inning to the Pirates.

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

The Dodgers' Trayce Thompson, who is still getting treatment for a lower back issue that forced him to miss a few games in late May, does not have a hit in his last 16 at-bats after hitting into a force out in the first inning. Thompson did say this weekend that his back is much improved.

Lakers GM says team needs help everywhere (1:00)
Kupchak impressed with Ingram's competitive drive (2:03)
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Kershaw's rough start by the numbers

Clayton Kershaw had one of his worst outings of the season on Sunday. ESPN Stats & Info breaks it down:

  • 6.0 IP, tied for shortest outing
  • 9 hits allowed, second most in a game
  • 4 ER allowed, second most in a game
  • 2 BB allowed, most in a game
  • 4 K, tied for his fewest in a game

Stats & Info

June continues to be Turner's month

Justin Turner went deep again Sunday night, his eighth home run this month. The blast traveled 389 feet, per ESPN's Home Run Tracker.


Colangelo reflects on 2016 U.S. Olympic basketball roster

Managing director of USA basketball Jerry Colangelo joins Mike & Mike to share his thoughts on the roster constructed to represent the United States in the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio.

Kershaw not his usual self in loss to Pirates (1:30)

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Clayton Kershaw's two rough innings this season have been with Yasmani Grandal at behind the plate, but he's not going to let any of his catchers take the fall.

Pirates hand Kershaw second loss of season (1:39)

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Pirates 4, Dodgers 3, Final. Dodgers lose for just the second time with Clayton Kershaw on the mound.

McCutchen gets tossed after slamming down bat (0:34)

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

The Pirates' Andrew McCutchen ejected for slamming his bat after called Strike 3. Seemed to have a beef, but the bat slam might have been a bit much.