Los Angeles Angels left-hander C.J. Wilson expects to have season-ending surgery to remove bone spurs from his pitching elbow.
Clayton Kershaw extended his scoreless streak to 37 innings with eight innings of two-hit ball, and Yasmani Grandal hit a two-run homer to lead the Dodgers to victory over the Angels.
Dodgers win 3-1, Kershaw still streaking
Clayton Kershaw has not allowed a run in 37 innings after pitching 8 shutout frames today. Yasmani Grandal picked up the offensive load with a 2-run shot as the Dodgers beat the Angels. Box score
MVP battle: Kershaw 3, Trout 0
NL MVP Clayton Kershaw struck out AL MVP Mike Trout in the first, then forced him into a fielder's choice and a fly out in his next two at bats. Kershaw's through seven scoreless with a 3-0 lead. Follow live
Clayton Kershaw makes it 32 straight
With three shutout innings so far, the Dodgers ace kept his scoreless inning streak going. However, he did walk his first batter since July 3. No score in the battle of L.A. Follow live
Angels manager tossed in second
Mike Scioscia did not even get two innings deep into today's Angels-Dodgers game before getting ejected for arguing balls and strikes. No score yet, but the Dodgers are threatening. Follow live
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Clayton Kershaw back on the mound
The Dodgers ace was scratched from Friday's start with a sore hip and hasn't pitched since he shut out the Mets on July 23. He opposes superb Angels rookie Andrew Heaney (5-0, 1.79 ERA). Follow live
Angels tasked with stopping Kershaw
Clayton Kershaw holds a 29-inning scoreless streak entering today. His last three starts:
- 7/8 (Phillies): 9 IP, 8 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 13 K's
- 7/18 (Nationals): 8 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 14 K's
- 7/23 (Mets): 9 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 11 K's
C.J. Wilson likely done for season
The Angels LHP, who went on the DL Friday, says he has been pitching with bone spurs in his left elbow since April and now needs surgery because it puts him at risk for other injuries. Wilson is 8-8 with a 3.89 ERA this year.
Angels trading to keep up with Astros
The Angels received solid role players by adding David DeJesus and David Murphy. Meanwhile, Shane Victorino could at least theoretically contribute, but he’s not much compared to the real gains the Astros made. Trade deadline rankings (Insider)
Baseball's July 31 non-waiver trade deadline is behind us, but there still could be more moves coming in August. Jerry Crasnick identifies players who could change teams this month.
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.
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
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.
Bill Stoneman decided the Los Angeles Angels shouldn't give up too much of their future to improve this season's title chances down the playoff stretch.
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.
Angels @ Dodgers
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