Los Angeles Teams

Jayson Stark ESPN Senior Writer 

Rumblings of a big 3-team extravaganza brewing with the Dodgers, Reds & a mystery team. Jay Bruce would land in LA when the dust settles

Lineup: Dodgers (57-45) vs Rays (42-60)

  • 1. Chase Utley, 2B (L)
  • 2. Corey Seager, SS (L)
  • 3. Justin Turner, 3B (R)
  • 4. Adrian Gonzalez, 1B (L)
  • 5. Howie Kendrick, LF (R)
  • 6. Yasmani Grandal, C (S)
  • 7. Andrew Toles, RF (L)
  • 8. Joc Pederson, CF (L)
  • 9. Kenta Maeda, RHP
  • Daily notes

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Yasiel Puig was not in the Dodgers' lineup and was not sent to the DL eight days after tweaking his hamstring at Washington. The Dodgers are currently carrying eight relievers, meaning that a short bench is even shorter with Puig's limbo status.

Lineup: Angels (46-56) vs. Red Sox (55-45)

  • 1. Yunel Escobar, 3B (R)
  • 2. Kole Calhoun, RF (L)
  • 3. Mike Trout, CF (R)
  • 4. Albert Pujols, DH (R)
  • 5. Daniel Nava, LF (S)
  • 6. Andrelton Simmons, SS (R)
  • 7. Ji-Man Choi, 1B (S)
  • 8. Carlos Perez, C (R)
  • 9. Gregorio Petit, 2B (R)
  • SP: Tim Lincecum, RHP
  • Daily notes

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Dodgers OF Trayce Thompson, on the DL with a back issue, expects to go on a minor league rehab assignment early next week. Thompson is now hitting off a tee and expects to take batting practice on the field Saturday.

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Mike Scioscia ve a David Ortiz en el Salón de la Fama

El manager de los Angels elogia al DH de los Medias Rojas, en su temporada de despedida. Leer

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Expert picks: Bruce to the Dodgers?

Three of five ESPN baseball experts polled see Reds outfielder Jay Bruce being dealt to the Dodgers before the deadline. Trade deadline predictions (Insider)

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USC star Adoree' Jackson masters the triple back flip (0:29)
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Dorell Wright a good fit for Clippers?

Wright played sparringly for the Heat last year. In his most-recent full NBA season (2014-15), he shot 38 percent on 3-pointers for the Trail Blazers. Kevin Pelton believes the Clippers could use his shooting, especially if Paul Pierce retires. Pelton: 10 best free agents (Insider)

Déjà vu for the Angels

Thursday's 2-1 victory over Boston marked the first time Los Angeles walked off on an error while trailing since Opening Day 1984, which also ended in a 2-1 win against the Red Sox, ESPN Stats & Info notes.

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Angels walk off on Red Sox's error (0:54)
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Angels honor Big Papi with big chains (0:18)

Don't forgot about the kicker, Rams

For as many close games as the Rams have a tendency to play, a strong, accurate field goal kicker could be the difference between their first winning season since 2003 or continued mediocrity, writes Nick Wagoner. Under-the-radar storylines

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Biggest athletic 'freaks' in the Pac-12

Who are the most impressive workout warriors in the Pac-12, and how do they stack up with the best in the country?