Dodgers clinch 2022 National League West title

Jake Rill

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Brandon Drury hits 2 homers in Padres blowout

Jake Rill

By Jake Rill www.mlb.com PHOENIX — When Bob Melvin was a big league player, there were various ballparks he enjoyed hitting at more than others. During his managerial career, he has heard sluggers discuss how some backgrounds make it easier to see the ball out of a pitcher’s hand. Melvin […]

Freddie Freeman’s post-clinch day off

Jake Rill

By Jake Rill www.mlb.com This story was excerpted from Juan Toribio’s Dodgers Beat newsletter. To read the full newsletter, click here. And subscribe to get it regularly in your inbox. Jake Rill, a reporter/producer based in Phoenix, dried off from covering Tuesday’s clubhouse celebration and filled in for Juan Toribio […]

Joe Musgrove throws 6 shutout innings vs. D-backs

Jake Rill

By Jake Rill www.mlb.com PHOENIX — Joe Musgrove’s rare tough stretch in early September made him look less like the dominant right-hander who mostly cruised through much of the season. But those struggles may have actually made him — better? “The work that I had to put in with other […]

Padres rise in NL Wild Card race

Jake Rill

By Jake Rill www.mlb.com PHOENIX — Late Thursday night, Manny Machado stood in front of his locker in a dead-silent clubhouse and struggled to explain the Padres’ recent woes. He didn’t know why the team was scuffling, but he knew the urgency of the matter with the regular season winding down. […]

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