News

Dodgers complete sweep of Rays

Dodgers complete sweep of Rays

Clayton Kershaw lowered his major league-leading ERA to 1.88 with eight innings of three-hit ball. Photo: Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Clayton Kershaw lowered his major league-leading ERA to 1.88 with eight innings of three-hit ball and had a two-run single, and the Los Angeles Dodgers increased their NL West lead to a season-best 7½ games Sunday night with an 8-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays.

Mark Ellis had a homer and three RBIs to help Los Angeles improve to a major league-best 37-8 since June 22, a stretch that has dramatically turned around their season after they trailed the Arizona Diamondbacks by as many as 9½ games. The Dodgers are a season-best 17 games over .500.

The Rays lost their season-worst fifth in a row, but remained three games behind AL East-leading Boston following the Red Sox’s loss at Kansas City.

Kershaw (11-7) allowed two runs — one earned — and struck out eight to help the Dodgers complete their seventh series sweep of the season.

Recent Headlines

28 mins ago in Local

Witnesses keep intoxicated couple from driving, call police

Fresh
gas prices

A couple that police say appeared to be intoxicated got blocked into the Fred Meyer gas station on Lakeway yesterday.

46 mins ago in Local

The Northwest Soccer Park gets a renovation and a new name: Phillips 66

Fresh
soccer park

The Northwest Soccer Park is getting two artificial turf fields with lights and scoreboards… and a new name… thanks to a large donation. The Whatcom County Council voted to allow Whatcom Sports & Recreation to rename the complex after Phillips 66.

60 mins ago in Local

Whatcom County taxpayers to spend 34 million on crumbling courthouse

Fresh
Photo provided by Whatcom County

Shoddy construction back in the 90s, means Whatcom County needs to spend up to 34 million dollars now to fix the County Courthouse.

1 hour ago in Local

Information released regarding fatal Mount Vernon shooting

Fresh
shotgun

We now know the name of a Mount Vernon man who was shot and killed on Sunday. The Skagit County Coroner identified him as 22-year-old Faustino Morales.

1 hour ago in Local

Lawmakers consider different approach to state funding of schools

Fresh
classroom

The republican-controlled state senate is considering a different approach to the way the state pays for schools.