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9/20/2014 | Wright call? LA shuffles starters for Wrigley finale

The Dodgers will start Jamey Wright in place of Dan Haren, who is being held back to start the opener vs. the looming second-place Giants, as Los Angeles tries to close its 10-game road trip with a series win Sunday. Chicago will counter with Jacob Turner.

9/20/2014 | Adrian's two homers squandered as 'pen crumbles

Two home runs from Adrian Gonzalez, a dynamic diving catch by Yasiel Puig and a five-run lead in the seventh inning weren't enough, as the Cubs battered the bullpen late in an 8-7 Dodgers loss.

9/20/2014 | Flying Puig fully extends for run-saving catch

Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig put his immense athletic skills on display again Saturday with a spectacular diving catch in the Dodgers' game with the Cubs at Wrigley Field.

9/20/2014 | Cubs lose challenge on Gordon's 64th steal

Cubs manager Rick Renteria lost a challenge in the third inning of Saturday's game against the Dodgers at Wrigley Field. Renteria challenged a call by second-base umpire Greg Gibson, who ruled Dee Gordon safe on a steal of second while sliding and popping up. The call, however, stood after a two-minute review.

9/20/2014 | Wright to start Sunday; Haren draws Giants opener

Jamey Wright will start against the Cubs on Sunday at Wrigley Field, and Dan Haren will start Los Angeles' opener against San Francisco at Dodger Stadium on Monday, manager Don Mattingly announced after Saturday's 8-7 loss to Chicago.

9/20/2014 | Ryu playing catch, but likely out until playoffs

Dodgers left-hander Hyun-Jin Ryu resumed playing catch Saturday for the first time since a Monday injection for left shoulder inflammation. Manager Don Mattingly said he still doesn't know when Ryu will be game-ready, although it's likely not to be until the postseason.

9/20/2014 | Lingering soreness keeps Uribe out of lineup

Third baseman Juan Uribe was out of Saturday's starting lineup against the Cubs at Wrigley Field after feeling a twinge in his lower abdomen or groin, but manager Don Mattingly said Uribe is expected to play in Sunday's series finale.

9/19/2014 | Five reasons why Dodgers made postseason

Clayton Kershaw and Zack Greinke provided top-of-the rotation excellence, while a settled outfield and shortstop Dee Gordon provided a huge spark for the Dodgers this season.

9/19/2014 | Dodgers have bigger goals after clinching berth

There's no swimming pool at Wrigley Field and Lake Michigan is too cold, even in summer, so whatever celebrating the Dodgers did Friday probably didn't require goggles or fins.

9/19/2014 | Even off his game, Kershaw still tough to top

Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw picked up win No. 20 on Friday, but he had to wade through five innings that weren't up to his Cy Young standards. At this time of year, though, the beauty is, a win is still a win.

9/19/2014 | Kershaw wins 20th as Dodgers clinch berth

Clayton Kershaw struck out nine over five innings for his 20th win and the Dodgers' offense erupted to rout the Cubs, 14-5, on Friday at Wrigley Field.

9/19/2014 | Mattingly waiting to name starter for Sunday

Dodgers manager Don Mattingly said on Friday that "every guy in the bullpen and Dan Haren" are options to start Sunday's series finale against the Cubs.

9/19/2014 | Ryu hopes to begin throwing program over weekend

Hyun-Jin Ryu said his left shoulder is still sore from Monday's cortisone injection and he hasn't picked up a baseball in a week, making his return before the playoffs unlikely.

9/19/2014 | Hernandez trying to move LA closer to NL West title

The Dodgers will turn to Roberto Hernandez as they look to continue their push for the NL West title on Saturday vs. the Cubs, who will counter with Felix Doubront at Wrigley Field.

9/19/2014 | Kershaw eyes historic 20th win as LA seeks berth

Clayton Kershaw can become the second pitcher since World War II to win 20 games in fewer than 30 starts when he faces Edwin Jackson and the Cubs on Friday afternoon. The Dodgers can secure a playoff spot with a win and a Brewers loss.

9/19/2014 | Dodgers counting on Kershaw, Greinke down the stretch

Don Mattingly knows he has the best 1-2 combination of starters in the Major Leagues, and he's counting on Clayton Kershaw and Zack Greinke to matter more than any of the nagging questions.

9/19/2014 | Cubs lose late challenge on safe call vs. LA

Cubs manager Rick Renteria challenged that Adrian Gonzalez was ruled safe at first in the ninth inning of Chicago's 8-4 loss to Los Angeles on Thursday night, but he lost.

9/19/2014 | Dodgers creep closer to playoffs with big, late rally

Coming from behind late as they've rarely done this year, the Dodgers produced a five-run seventh inning and pulled away from the last-place Cubs on Thursday night for an 8-4 victory at Wrigley Field. With nine to play, they lead the idle Giants in the National League West by 2 1/2 games. The magic number to clinch a playoff spot is two -- and it is eight to win the division.

9/18/2014 | Hanley returns to action after treating elbow strain

After missing the last two games in Colorado with a strained right elbow, Hanley Ramirez passed the medical tests and returned to the Dodgers' lineup for the Thursday night opener of the four-game series with the Cubs at Wrigley Field.

9/18/2014 | Holding Haren for Giants opener an option for LA

The Dodgers still have Dan Haren listed as the probable starting pitcher for Sunday's series finale against the Cubs. At least, as manager Don Mattingly said, "for now." Mattingly left some wiggle room to opt for a Carlos Frias /bullpen deployment on Sunday, which would allow holding back Haren for the opener of the Giants series at home.

9/16/2014 | MLB announces Clemente Award nominees

Major League Baseball and Chevrolet announced on Tuesday the names of the 30 club nominees for the Roberto Clemente Award presented by Chevrolet, and fan voting will begin Wednesday, Roberto Clemente Day, to help decide who succeeds Carlos Beltran as the winner of the prestigious community honor handed out annually at the World Series.

9/16/2014 | Dodgers downplay dugout exchange between Kemp, Puig

Cameras from Colorado's broadcast caught Matt Kemp in a verbal exchange with fellow outfielder Yasiel Puig in the Dodgers' 11-3 victory over the Rockies on Monday during the team's eight-run sixth inning.

9/15/2014 | Ryu to miss start, but MRI is 'good news' for LA

Dodgers left-hander Hyun-Jin Ryu will not make his next scheduled start despite Monday's MRI revealing no structural damage in his sore left shoulder.

9/15/2014 | Haren hitting stride as Dodgers seek gains in West

With a four-game lead over the Giants in the NL West, the Dodgers will send Dan Haren to the mound on Tuesday in the middle game of a three-game set against the Rockies and lefty Tyler Matzek.

9/15/2014 | Eight-run sixth helps Dodgers stretch NL West lead

The Dodgers danced their way out of trouble all evening before erupting for eight runs in the sixth to secure an 11-3 win over the Rockies at Coors Field on Monday, extending their lead in the NL West to four games over the Giants.

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