72°

Topics

National League West
Dodgers increase NL West lead with 8-4 win over Braves
Dodgers increase NL West lead with 8-4 win over Braves

KEY MOMENT: Matt Kemp hit two home runs, one to center field and one to right, and appeared to be the hitter he was before injuries derailed his career in 2012 and 2013. Kemp, the subject of trade rumors, is batting .452 (14 for 31) in his last eight games. LOOKING GOOD: For the first time this season, the Dodgers have won four consecutive games. They also have gained 4 1/2 games on the San Francisco Giants in five days, and their three-game National League West lead is their largest this season. AT THE PLATE: Yaisel Puig nearly hit for the cycle, with a single, double and triple in his first three at-bats. He singled in his fourth at-bat and struck out in his fifth. ON THE MOUND: Josh...

Loading