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Dodgers Game Recaps

A summary and analysis of the day's events involving the Los Angeles Dodgers, including interviews, analysis, and highlights from the just-completed game.

Dodgers finally fall off elimination-game tightrope

The Dodgers offense was quiet, and Walker Buehler kept Game 6 close until series MVP Eddie Rosario’s three-run home run in the fourth, leading the Braves to an NLCS win and Atlanta’s first World Series berth in 22 years.

Taylor alters the NLCS

Chris Taylor hit three home runs, helping the Dodgers to slug their way to a Game 5 win over the Braves, staying alive in the National League Championship Series.

Dodgers reach the end of their rope in Game 4

Julio Urías, pitching in his fourth game in 12 days, allowed five runs in five innings, and the Dodgers offense was mostly quiet in Game 4 of the NLCS, falling behind to the Braves in the series, three games to one.

Cody Bellinger & the Dodgers aren’t dead just yet

Cody Bellinger hit a three-run home run in a stunning eighth-inning rally, helping the Dodgers beat the Braves in Game 3 of the NLCS.

Dodgers gambit backfires, go home down 2-0 in NLCS

The Dodgers opted for starter Julio Urías in relief and it backfired wildly, leading to a loss in Game 2 against the Braves and an 0-2 deficit in the NLCS.

Braves maximize opportunities to beat Dodgers in Game 1

The Dodgers used eight pitchers and allowed only three runs, striking out 14. But they couldn’t score much against the Braves despite the opportunities, and dropped Game 1 of the NLCS on a walk-off hit by Austin Riley.

Dodgers pitching dominant in NLDS win over the Giants

The Dodgers allowed only 10 runs in five games in the NLDS, including just one tally in Game 5 to outlast the Giants in a hard-fought series between the two best MLB teams.

Buehler & friends take Game 4, even NLDS

Walker Buehler pitched into the fifth inning, proving he was the right choice even on short rest to start Game 4 of the NLDS. Buehler only allowed one run, and the Dodgers offense backed him to even the series against the Giants, setting up a winner-take-all Game 5 on Thursday in San Francisco.

Dodgers offense wastes Max Scherzer gem in Game 3

Max Scherzer was brilliant with 10 strikeouts in seven innings, but Evan Longoria’s solo home run was the only run of Game 3 of the NLDS, a 1-0 Giants win over the Dodgers to take a 2-1 series lead.

Dodgers reward Dave Roberts’ faith to pull even in NLDS

Dave Roberts showed faith in Cody Bellinger, Chris Taylor, and AJ Pollock, and all three delivered in some fashion offensively in the Dodgers’ blowout win over the Giants in Game 2 of the National League Division Series.

Dodgers tangled in Logan’s Webb

Logan Webb struck out 10 and pitched into the eighth inning, giving the Giants a win over the Dodgers in Game 1 of the National League Division Series in San Francisco.

Taylor-made wild card finish

Chris Taylor’s walk-off home run won the 2021 National League wild card game for the Dodgers, 3-1 over the Cardinals.

106-win Dodgers finish strong, but end in 2nd place

Trea Turner hit a grand slam, won a batting title, and bolstered his MVP candidacy. Walker Buehler struck out 11 and added to his Cy Young bonafides. Both helped the Dodgers to tie a franchise record with 106 wins. But they still finished in second place in the National League West.

Julio Urias picks up 20th win

Julio Urias picks up his 20th win of the season and the Dodgers trail the Giants by 1 game in the NL West.

Offense comes back again, but LA pushed to the brink

The Dodgers offense powered their way to another comeback win, but Clayton Kershaw suffered a forearm injury and a Giants win pushed the Dodgers to the precipice of losing the division.

Seager, Dodgers power another sweep of Padres

Corey Seager hit two of the Dodgers’ five home runs to finish off a series sweep of the Padres on Thursday night at Dodger Stadium.

Dodgers HR barrage keeps faint NL West hopes alive

Max Scherzer allowed six runs and 11 hits to the Padres, but the Dodgers hit four home runs in a stunning eighth inning comeback to keep their faint National League West hopes alive.

Walker Buehler beats Padres in 2x200 relay

Walker Buehler was great for seven innings, keeping the Padres scoreless and helping the Dodgers to a series-opening win on Tuesday night at Dodger Stadium.

Seager and Trea Turner each hit their 100th career home run in win

Julio Urias records his 19th win of the season

Dodgers loss to D-backs leaves a lot to be desired

The Dodgers offense was stymied by Zac Gallen, the defense was subpar, and the pitching wasn’t very effective in a loss to the Diamondbacks and a missed opportunity to gain ground in the National League West.

Catches, if you can

AJ Pollock homered, and the Dodgers made two stellar defensive plays — one by Pollock, another by Gavin Lux — to beat the Diamondbacks on Friday night at Chase Field in Phoenix.

Dodgers come from behind and win in extras

Down to their final out, the Dodgers tied the game in the ninth and took the lead in the 10th as they defeated the Rockies.

Dodgers can’t stop the bleeding in loss to Rockies

Walker Buehler and Alex Vesia had bad nights, and the Dodgers allowed double-digit runs for the first time in over three months, losing to the Rockies on Wednesday night at Coors Field.

Dodgers bullpen proves up to the task at Coors

The Dodgers bullpen pitched four scoreless innings to beat the Rockies in 10 innings in the opener of a three-game series at Coors Field in Denver.

Clayton Kershaw rounding into form in 8-5 win

Kershaw wins first game since June, Gavin Lux continues hot hitting

Gavin Lux seizes September opportunity with Dodgers

Gavin Lux has taken advantage of his opportunity in September, a pivotal part of the Dodgers offense in a win over the Reds on Saturday. That backed Max Scherzer, who allowed no earned runs for a fifth straight start.

Castillo reminds Dodgers of the danger of a one-game playoff

The Dodgers were shut down by Luis Castillo in a loss to the Reds on Friday in Cincinnati, the exact type of scenario that could hurt them in a potential National League wild card game matchup.

Dodgers pump up the volume to sweep D-backs

The Dodgers offense threatened early and often to beat the Diamondbacks on Wednesday, finishing off a three-game sweep at Dodger Stadium.

Dodgers win over D-backs is the norm

Tony Gonsolin was efficient on the mound, and the Dodgers used the long ball on offense to beat the Diamondbacks yet again on Tuesday night at Dodger Stadium.

Kershaw solid in return, Dodgers win fourth straight

Kershaw made a successful return to the mound and the Dodgers had no problem taking care of the Diamondbacks for their fourth straight win.

Scherzer nearly perfect to finish off sweep of Padres

Scherzer and Dodgers complete series sweep behind strong pitching and home runs

Mookie Betts homers in Dodgers win

The Dodgers won a close one, as they defeated the Padres 5-4. Mookie Betts hit a three-run home run and Walker Buehler pitched seven innings.