KCP Sinks 8 Triples in Best Game of Season

February 25, 2018

Everything flowed through Kentavious Caldwell-Pope. It had to. Rarely does a player get hot enough to score 34 points and hit eight 3-pointers in a single night, but that’s exactly what happened for KCP in Saturday’s win over Sacramento. The Lakers’ offense revolved around their beyond-the-arc threat. Oftentimes they drew up plays for him to specifically get clean looks. Other times he was a diversion to open it up for…

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Kershaw tosses clean inning in spring debut

Kershaw tosses clean inning in spring debut Dodgers ace retires all 3 Mariners batters faced on 11 pitches By Ken Gurnick MLB.com @kengurnick Facebook Share Twitter Share Email Copy Link Print PEORIA, Ariz. — Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw breezed through an easy inning on Sunday in his first Cactus League appearances of 2018. Kershaw, who was named to make an eighth consecutive Opening Day start on March 29 against the…

February 25, 2018
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KCP Leads 3-Point Barrage, Lakers' Victory

February 25, 2018

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope rewarded the droves of Lakers fans in Sacramento by turning in one of the hottest 3-point shooting nights in franchise history. The 25-year-old knocked down eight triples — tying six other players for the most by a Laker not named Kobe Bryant — while scoring 34 points and leading the purple and gold to a 113-108 victory over the Kings. “The feeling’s great when you see the ball…

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Caldwell-Pope se vistió de héroe y Lakers siguen ganando

February 25, 2018

LOS ÁNGELES – Los nombres hicieron la diferencia. En un partido virtualmente igualado desde lo estadístico, los Lakers se impusieron en una noche magistral de Kentavious Caldwell-Pope y un puñado más de arrestos individuales de sus mejores valores. Los Sacramento Kings lideraron cómodamente en la primera mitad y podrían haberse escapado aún más lejos, pero sus propias limitaciones y algunas jugadas puntuales de los miembros del quinteto titular de los…

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Running Diary: Lakers at Kings (2/24/18)

February 25, 2018

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Reliever Johnson looks to return to form with LA

TEMPE, Ariz. — Shohei Ohtani was the main draw at Tempe Diablo Stadium on Saturday, but he wasn’t the only player to make his Angels debut in the club’s 6-5 win over the Brewers. The Angels also got their first look at veteran reliever Jim Johnson, who entered the game in the third and pitched a perfect inning. Johnson, who was acquired from the Braves in November, is coming off…

February 25, 2018
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Stomach bug sidelines Seager on Saturday

February 24, 2018

GLENDALE, Ariz. — Designated hitter Corey Seager, already on a reduced schedule as he rebuilds throwing arm strength, was a late scratch from Saturday’s starting lineup against the Giants because of a stomach illness, possibly food poisoning. Manager Dave Roberts said he expects Seager to be back in the lineup on Sunday, when Clayton Kershaw makes his Cactus League debut on the road against the Mariners. GLENDALE, Ariz. — Designated…

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Ohtani electric, erratic in Spring Training debut

TEMPE, Ariz. — It wasn’t perfect, but it was a start. Angels two-way phenom Shohei Ohtani allowed two runs (one unearned) over 1 1/3 innings in his highly anticipated Cactus League debut against the Brewers on Saturday at Tempe Diablo Stadium. Ohtani gave up two hits, including a leadoff home run to Keon Broxton in the second inning, while striking out two, walking one and throwing 31 pitches. The 23-year-old…

February 24, 2018
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Lakers at Kings: 3 Things to Know (2/24/18)

February 24, 2018

Here is what you need to know before the Lakers begin their road trip against the Sacramento Kings. 1) Randle can do it allJulius Randle has spent the last month simply overwhelming opponents in the post, and was at it again for the majority of Friday’s win over Dallas. The Mavericks tried to guard him with small forward Harrison Barnes, but Randle was far too physical for that. When Dallas…

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Q&A: Kasten confident in 2018 Dodgers

February 24, 2018

MLB.com caught up with Dodgers president and CEO Stan Kasten to talk about his club and the quest to return to the World Series after falling to the Astros in Game 7 last year. MLB.com: How fun was it to watch this team play throughout the 2017 season? MLB.com caught up with Dodgers president and CEO Stan Kasten to talk about his club and the quest to return to the…

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