5hAnthony Witrado, Special to ESPN.com

Rapid Reaction: Dodgers 3, Angels 1

Clayton Kershaw shut down the Los Angeles Angels for a 3-1 win Saturday at Dodger Stadium as his shutout streak reached 37 innings.

Kershaw dominates Angels, extends streak (2:35)
Puig robs Trout with diving catch (0:21)

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


Last four starts for Clayton Kershaw

  • Today: 8 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 7 K's
  • 7/23 (Mets): 9 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 11 K's
  • 7/18 (Nationals): 8 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 14 K's
  • 7/8 (Phillies): 9 IP, 8 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 13 K's
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Streak reaches 37 innings for Kershaw

After 8 shutout today -- so far -- Clayton Kershaw is nipping at the heels of teammate Zack Greinke, who had a 45.2-inning scoreless streak this season. Dodgers lead 3-0 the Angels in the 8th.


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

Dodgers break through in sixth

Angels rookie Andrew Heaney matched Clayton Kershaw pitch-for-pitch... until the 6th. A sac fly and Yasmani Grandal's 2-run HR put the Dodgers ahead 3-0 as Kershaw tries to keep his 35-inning scoreless streak going. Follow live


Kershaw continues to amaze

With five shutout innings so far vs. the Angels, Clayton Kershaw last 5 starts now look like this: 38 innings, 21 hits, 1 run, 3 walks, 49 K's. 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

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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

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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

L.A. unafraid to spend big

The Dodgers gave up Hector Oliviera at the deadline, but mostly they just sacrificed money, of which they have plenty. Using their wealth to steady their rotation and bullpen earns the Dodgers high marks from Michael Baumann. Grantland: Deadline winners, losers

Dodgers strengthen rotation

The Los Angeles Dodgers may not have traded for the biggest names, but the addition of Mat Latos and Alex Wood improves the back end of the rotation. Trade deadline rankings (Insider)

Top buyers at the trade deadline (4:27)
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Rapid Reaction: Dodgers 5, Angels 3

Despite allowing two RBI hits to Angels star Mike Trout, Zack Greinke kept rolling, tossing eight strong innings with eight strikeouts on Friday night.

Greinke cruises in battle of L.A. (0:48)

2015 Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.25313th
On Base Percentage.3275th
Slugging Percentage.4256th
Earned Run Average3.324th
Quality Starts634th


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