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A.J. Ellis

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  • Should you believe in a Dodgers offense reborn against Cubs, Rockies?

    Easy now, buckaroo, deep breaths and all. Don’t go getting too excited. Yes, it looks good for the Dodgers. Sure, the division race could be over by Tuesday. And no question they are now hitting as originally designed. Yet caution remains the wise...
  • Dodgers can't keep the offense rolling, lose to Giants in 13 innings

    Dodgers can't keep the offense rolling, lose to Giants in 13 innings
    Remember, all previous scripts are rendered useless when the Dodgers and Giants meet with something on the line. Unless they call for the unexpected and slightly unbelievable. The Giants dragged into town Monday, fresh off being swept by the Padres...
  • At last, baseball feels fresh again with Dodgers on TV

    Up till Monday, this was the best Dodgers season we'd never seen. From newspaper reports and radio, we could keep up with the boys ... their heroics, their hissy fits. Constant tweeting added another layer of nuance and understanding. When I want fully...
  • Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw helps on offense in 4-1 win over Nationals

    KEY MOMENT: Clayton Kershaw is more than just the best pitcher in the National League, he's also a good hitter and a daring baserunner, two talents he used to break open a scoreless game in the fifth inning. After singling with one out, he went from first...
  • Clayton Kershaw does it again in victory over Nationals

    Clayton Kershaw does it again in victory over Nationals
    Sandy Koufax made a rare visit to Dodger Stadium on Tuesday and you couldn't blame him if he felt as if he was looking into a mirror. Because there on the mound was Koufax's real-life doppelganger, Clayton Kershaw. Sure, it's become a well-worn theme to...
  • It's fun time: The stretch arrives for Dodgers

    It's fun time: The stretch arrives for Dodgers
    Now to get serious. Really, really serious. Not to imply those Boys of Summer weren’t before, but for teams in contention for the playoffs, September brings heightened pressure and significance. The Dodgers are definitely in contention, definitely...
  • MLB slightly adjusts home plate collision rule

    After all the angst, all the confusion, all the outrage over the new rule designed to make collisions at home plate extinct, baseball officials responded Tuesday with one little change. "If a runner is out by 30 feet," Angels General Manager Jerry...
  • Dodgers beat Giants, 9-1, to clinch NL West title

    Dodgers beat Giants, 9-1, to clinch NL West title
    It might not always have been the smoothest of rides, but it offered the desired finish: the National League West title. The Dodgers won their second consecutive division title Wednesday night, fittingly behind the impressive pitching of Clayton...
  • Clayton Kershaw applies the clincher for Dodgers

    Clayton Kershaw applies the clincher for Dodgers
    The closer the Dodgers moved to the division title Wednesday night, the louder the fans at Dodger Stadium chanted. "M-V-P! M-V-P!" By the time Clayton Kershaw walked off the field in the eighth inning with a four-run lead, the call of the crowd was...
  • Inside the party in the Dodgers' clubhouse

    I’m wet and I’m sticky and I’m cold in this press box, wishing for one night I covered a good losing team. Or a very quotable one. It’s well after 1 a.m. The Dodgers clinched their division title hours ago, sprinted around the...
  • A look at what the Dodgers' postseason roster might look like

    A look at what the Dodgers' postseason roster might look like
    And now, on to other things. Besides the post-celebration laundry. As the playoff schedule so thoughtfully provided, the Dodgers are off today, giving them a full day to drink grandpa’s secret hangover concoction and begin to focus on the...