Clayton Kershaw pitched just three innings in his return from the disabled list on Saturday, but the Los Angeles Dodgers still came away with a win.
Los Angeles topped the New York Mets 8-3 in the second game of the teams’ series at Citi Field. New York have now lost five straight games.
The Dodgers took a 1-0 lead on a solo home run from Max Muncy in the first inning.
The Mets tied the score one frame later and swung the scoreboard in their favour on an RBI single by Wilmer Flores in the bottom of the third.
But Los Angeles retook the lead on a two-RBI double by Chris Taylor in the following inning and pulled away when Matt Kemp blasted a grand slam in the bottom of the eighth.
Kershaw, who was activated from the DL after missing a little more than three weeks with a lower back strain, allowed two runs and five hits in his three innings on the mound. Caleb Ferguson threw four innings of scoreless relief for Los Angeles.
The Dodgers moved to 40-35 with the win while the Mets fell to 31-43.
CRAWFORD STARS FOR GIANTS
Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford was three for three with three RBIs and a walk against the Padres.
Rays starter Wilmer Font threw 5.2 shut-out innings and limited the Yankees to three hits in his team's 4-0 win.
Tigers catcher James McCann went 0 for four and struck out three times in his team's 4-1 loss to the Indians. He also dropped the ball during a play at the plate, costing Detroit an easy out and a run.
Reliever Brian Duensing allowed five runs in 1.1 innings pitched in the Cubs' 11-2 loss to the Reds.
Reds starter Anthony DeSclafani sent a pitch over the left-field fence for a grand slam in the third inning against the Cubs. It was the first home run of DeSclafani's career.
Oakland Athletics 7-6 Chicago White Sox
Texas Rangers 9-6 Minnesota Twins
Miami Marlins 6-2 Colorado Rockies
Arizona Diamondbacks 7-2 Pittsburgh Pirates
San Francisco Giants 5-3 San Diego Padres
Philadelphia Phillies 5-3 Washington Nationals
Baltimore Orioles 7-5 Atlanta Braves
Cincinnati Reds 11-2 Chicago Cubs
St Louis Cardinals 3-2 Milwaukee Brewers
Tampa Bay Rays 4-0 New York Yankees
Cleveland Indians 4-1 Detroit Tigers
Seattle Mariners 7-2 Boston Red Sox
Houston Astros 4-3 Kansas City Royals
Los Angeles Dodgers 8-3 New York Mets
Toronto Blue Jays 4-1 Los Angeles Angels
PHILLIES AT NATIONALS
The Phillies will look to pick up a sweep of the Nationals in their series finale on Sunday. Philadelphia registered a blowout 12-2 victory in the opener and followed with a two-run win on Saturday. Nick Pivetta (4-6, 4.08 ERA) is set to start for Philadelphia while Jefry Rodriguez (0-0, 4.66) will take the mound for the Nationals. The Phillies have won six of their last seven games. The teams will meet again on Thursday when they start a four-game series in Philadelphia.
21 de marzo 2019
|Spurs coach Popovich gives Wade special gifts before final matchup|
|´You just gotta keep pushing´ – Kobe Bryant gives advice to LeBron James|
|Kyler Murray criticism ´garbage´, says Oklahoma team-mate Powers|
|MLB preview: Projecting AL Central|
|Krstajic: Jovic can play for Barcelona|
|Zion Williamson and five other stars to watch during March Madness|
|Low hints Neuer to start Euro 2020 qualifiers as first-choice goalkeeper|
|Low allays Sane injury fears after crude challenge|
|Wales fresh for Slovakia clash – Giggs|
|ES Tunis to face CS Constantine in CAF Champions League quarter-finals|
|Renato Sanches ´not happy´ at Bayern Munich|
20 de marzo 2019
|Germany 1 Serbia 1: Goretzka salvages draw for Low´s new-look side|
|Wales 1 Trinidad and Tobago 0: Woodburn late show boosts Giggs|
|Germany fans pay tribute to axed trio Hummels, Muller and Boateng|
|Bucks forward Mirotic out two to four weeks|
|Mourinho sacked due to results, not player power – Pogba|
|Lukaku out of Russia game, Belgium boss Martinez confirms|
|Tudor replaces Nicola at Udinese|
|Bert van Marwijk appointed by UAE|
|Klostermann handed Germany debut, Neuer preferred to Ter Stegen in new-look team|
|Halep brings in Dobre as new coach|
|NRL Opta facts: Burgess and Murray out to repeat strong starts in round two|
|Harper happy Trout blew him out the water|
|Morata unsurprised by reported Man City interest in Saul|
|Injured Alexander-Arnold pulls out of England squad|
|Martinez wants Icardi resolution|
|Morata defends Simeone from criticism|
|Pogba: Real Madrid is a dream for anyone|
|Tierney joins Robertson in missing Kazakhstan-Scotland|
|Ichiro´s standing ovation & A´s pitching woes - Five things you may have missed from MLB opener|
|De Jong asked Koeman for Barcelona advice|
|Proteas duo Ngidi and Nortje ruled out of IPL|
|Meet Brody Oliver - The engineering graduate set to test his NFL mettle|
|Rayo Vallecano reappoint Paco Jemez|
|Neres, Rice, Zaniolo and the most exciting debutants of the international break|
|Giroud hints at Lyon interest|
|PRB confirms all four Welsh regions will remain next season|
|Salah goals will come again, believes Klopp|
|Casillas to end career at Porto after signing new deal|
|Pogba wants Solskjaer to get permanent Manchester United job|
|Vunipola defends captain Farrell|
|Crazy season is testing Tottenham´s character, says Rose|
|Anscombe warns of potential Wales exodus|
|54 shots and lose 1-0 - Nacional Potosi suffer ultimate smash-and-grab defeat|
|Middleton: Bucks itching for the playoffs|
|SANZAAR to clarify Super Rugby future amid reports of Sunwolves axe|
|Trippier admits he ´could have done better´ for Tottenham|
|Thompson non-committal over World Cup|
|Heaton hails ´outstanding´ England rival Pickford|
|Ronaldo doesn´t have to prove anything – Cancelo|
|Bucks hand Lakers fourth consecutive loss|
|Menotti worried about ´very tired´ Messi|
|Gabriel Jesus: Post-World Cup most difficult moment of career|
|Rockets´ James Harden makes NBA history|
|Musso honoured to have Messi back with Argentina|
|Clippers coach Rivers denies report he´s interested in Lakers job|
|Former Packers linebacker Matthews signs with Rams|
|MLB preview: Projecting AL East|
|Raiders sign linebacker Burfict|
|Adrien´s a prisoner at PSG – Rabiot´s mother slams Ligue 1 champs|
|Navas criticises Solari over lack of Madrid chances|
|Vinicius: I chose Madrid project over Barca money|
|Griezmann´s sister denies Barcelona contact|
|Barkley on Beckham trade: I was sad to see him go|
|Fleming steps down as Stars head coach|
|Rain washes out Miami Open as Andreescu prepares for action|
|PSG condemn ex-Manchester United defender Evra´s comments|
19 de marzo 2019
|Cowboys sign former Packers wide receiver Cobb|
|Nations League glory would top World Cup run, says Kane|
|Chelsea star Hazard ´not working´ on Real Madrid move|