LOS ANGELES–Adrian Gonzalez knew the reception that awaited him. As he walked toward his dugout, moments after squaring up his first homer of 2017, Gonzalez locked eyes with Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts. Gonzalez raised both his hands toward the sky: Hallelujah. Roberts howled in response
The Cubs ran into pitching dominance that Jake Arrieta possessed as recently as the first half of the 2016 season. And even as Arrieta improved his control and struck out nine in six innings Friday night, his penchant for surrendering home runs continued to make him as vulnerable as his offense was against
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Alex Wood has turned a substitute stint into a full-time gig in the rotation, and isn't showing any sign of letting go.