Zack Greinke pitched a solid eight innings and the Dodgers used two home runs and some clutch two-out hitting to get by the Angels by a score of 5-3.
Howie Kendrick got the Dodgers started off on the right foot with a solo home run in the first inning and Alex Guerrero followed in the fourth with a two-run shot of his own to put LA on top 3-1. [...]
Inside Dodger Stadium teams of two will be going up against each other. Today, the 30th of July, the Dodger players will be paired off for the Annual Ping Pong fundraiser for Kershaw’s Challenge. This is Clayton and wife Emily’s charity for disadvantaged children living both here and abroad. They also encourage us to take up a challenge ourselves. I will do this again in 2015. Then in the comments section I’m looking forward to hearing about your personal challenge. So here are mine:
So there’s good news and bad news out of the Clayton Kershaw camp, which says he’s fine enough to pitch Friday night against the Angels, but, won’t be participating in his charity ping pong tournament Thursday night.
J.P. Hoornstra of the Daily News is the reporting source on Twitter:
Also, Clayton Kershaw's hip is bad enough that he won't play ping pong tonight, good enough he'll start Friday: http://t.co/m9Ny7qWKKU
— J.P. Hoornstra (@jphoornstra) July 30, 2015
Kershaw was scratched from Wednesday’s start due to a sore hip. It was a game the Dodgers needed to come from behind and win [...]