Scott Van Slyke
Oct 7, 2014, 9:39 PM EST
Benching Yasiel Puig in Game 4 didn’t doom the Dodgers, but it probably didn’t help.
Sep 14, 2014, 9:35 AM EST
The Giants didn’t have a whole lot worth celebrating in Saturday night’s 17-0 blowout loss to the visiting Dodgers, but this was a pretty cool moment in the top of the seventh inning …
Sep 14, 2014, 12:20 AM EST
The Dodgers scored two touchdowns with the ensuing extra points, and kicked a field goal against the Giants on Saturday night. It was a bloodbath.
Sep 11, 2014, 9:02 AM EST
Don Mattingly says he has no better options. The press is not so sure.
Jul 27, 2014, 2:08 PM EST
The Mariners acquired Kendrys Morales from the Twins on Thursday for right-handed reliever Stephen Pryor, and they’re not done trying to beef up their offense.
Jul 20, 2014, 4:23 PM EST
Yasiel Puig was removed from Saturday’s 4-2 loss to the Cardinals after taking a Joe Kelly pitch off his left hand and will sit out of Sunday night’s series finale in St. Louis.
Jul 9, 2014, 12:46 PM EST
Carl Crawford’s ankle injury led to Matt Kemp coming off the bench and rejoining the Dodgers’ starting lineup, but now that Crawford is ready to return it sounds like he’ll be the one on the bench most days.
Jun 29, 2014, 11:05 PM EST
A time-tested baseball prank, Dodgers outfielder Scott Van Slyke was a victim of the “hot foot” in Sunday’s win.
Jun 10, 2014, 10:47 AM EST
There’s been lots of talk about the Dodgers having four big-name outfielders for three starting spots, but while everyone debates how manager Don Mattingly should divvy up the playing time among Matt Kemp, Yasiel Puig, Carl Crawford, and Andre Ethier a different outfielder has been the most productive in the bunch.
Jun 10, 2014, 6:28 AM EST
Lonnie Chisenhall went 5 for 5 with 3 home runs and 9 RBI. Mercy.
Jun 8, 2014, 10:17 AM EST
He did not do it while celebrating, hot dogging or bat flipping. He did it sliding. Just goes to show you that conventional baseball is for the friggin’ birds.
Jun 3, 2014, 11:17 AM EST
Here’s how much Dodgers manager Don Mattingly is committed to keeping Matt Kemp from playing center field: Not only is Mattingly regularly playing Andre Ethier there despite his clearly being stretched range-wise, yesterday Scott Van Slyke got the nod in center field while Kemp remained in left field.
May 15, 2014, 12:26 PM EST
Last season it wasn’t an issue because at least one player was always hurt, but this season the Dodgers have four very good outfielders for three starting spots with Yasiel Puig, Matt Kemp, Carl Crawford, and Andre Ethier.
May 2, 2014, 6:29 AM EST
Let’s play two! Three times! And let’s have a sweep in all three of them!
May 1, 2014, 11:17 PM EST
Aaron Hicks hit his head on the center field wall while trying to make a leaping catch.
Apr 5, 2014, 1:52 PM EST
One day after being benched for arriving late, Yasiel Puig is on time and in the lineup today.
Mar 22, 2014, 7:50 AM EST
Clayton Kershaw tossed 6 2/3 innings of one-run ball and Scott Van Slyke doubled and homered as the Dodgers topped the Diamondbacks 3-1 in Saturday’s opener in Australia. The game, delayed slightly at the onset by some early evening rain, opened with Wade Miley striking out Yasiel Puig on three pitches. The Dodgers struck first…
Mar 21, 2014, 11:49 AM EST
Don Mattingly said he’d do it, and he has. Here’s the Dodgers Opening Day lineup, featuring Yasiel Puig in the leadoff slot: 1. Yasiel Puig RF 2. Justin Turner 2B 3. Hanley Ramirez SS 4. Adrian Gonzalez 1B 5. Scott Van Slyke LF 6. Juan Uribe 3B 7. Andre Ethier CF 8. A.J. Ellis C…
Mar 15, 2014, 5:19 PM EST
The Dodgers will leave tomorrow night in preparation for their two-game season-opening series against the Diamondbacks next Saturday and Sunday in Australia. However, they’ll likely do so without one of their regulars. According to Eric Stephen of True Blue LA, Dodgers manager Don Mattingly said this morning that Carl Crawford is expected to stay behind…
Oct 18, 2013, 8:55 PM EST
Taking the grandstanding to a whole new level, neither Cardinals starting pitcher Joe Kelly nor Dodgers reserve outfielder Scott Van Slyke chose to return to the dugout after the national anthem prior to Friday’s Game 6. What followed was a 12-minute staring contest across the field that was only finally broken up when the home-plate…
Oct 12, 2013, 10:43 AM EST
The Dodgers and Cardinals will have little time to recover from their extra-inning marathon last night, as the two teams will meet in Game 2 of the NLCS this afternoon at Busch Stadium in St. Louis. The game will start at 4 p.m. ET and will be broadcast on TBS. Here’s a quick look at…
Oct 3, 2013, 10:47 AM EST
Andre Ethier spent the past few days trying to convince the Dodgers and their training staff that he was capable enough of playing through an ankle injury to be an asset in the NLDS and apparently it worked. Ethier has made the opening-round playoff roster, but will likely be limited to pinch-hitting duties after sitting…
Sep 11, 2013, 7:01 AM EST
Red Sox 2, Rays 0: Welcome back Clay Buchholz. It’s like you never left. Or at least the early-season version of you never left. Five shutout innings with six strikeouts before making way for a bullpen that was just as stingy. The Red Sox lead in the East is 8.5 games. Padres 8, Phillies 2:…
Aug 27, 2013, 10:15 AM EST
Not only did Zack Greinke take a shutout into the ninth inning against the Cubs last night to improve to 13-3 with a 2.86 ERA, he also went 1-for-2 with an RBI single and a walk at the plate to continue a remarkable season offensively. Greinke is hitting .340 with a .426 on-base percentage in…
Jul 12, 2013, 11:55 PM EST
Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig was pulled from tonight’s game against the Rockies in the fifth inning due to the sore left hip that has been bothering him lately. He was taken out after seven innings yesterday and could only make it five tonight. Scott Van Slyke replaced him in right field. Puig recently lost the…
- Blue Jays sign Dayan Viciedo to a minor league deal 7
- Chris Sale will be sidelined for three weeks with foot fracture 11
- Aramis Ramirez says 2015 will be his last year 32
- Francisco Rodriguez re-signs with the Brewers 9
- If addiction is an illness — and it is — Josh Hamilton shouldn’t be suspended 295
- Pirates open to massive extension for Andrew McCutchen 18
- Report: Josh Hamilton had a relapse this offseason that “involved at least cocaine” 86
- Yankees don’t plan on having to pay A-Rod’s $30 million in home run milestone bonuses 51
- If addiction is an illness — and it is — Josh Hamilton shouldn’t be suspended (295)
- Report: The Yankees were “fuming” at how A-Rod handled his early arrival to spring training (114)
- Brian Sabean says that California taxes are a hindrance to the Giants signing free agents (102)