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A.J. Ellis

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  • Dodgers batter Diamondbacks in 9-5 victory

    Dodgers batter Diamondbacks in 9-5 victory
    AT THE PLATE: The Dodgers brutalized Diamondbacks starter Trevor Cahill, who was charged with the eight runs (six earned) and six hits in only 3 1/3 innings. Matt Kemp hit a two-run home run in the first inning. The score was tied, 2-2, until the...
  • The Times' baseball rankings

    Kevin Baxter ranks the 30 teams. Last week's ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday's games: 1. ANGELS: Kole Calhoun is the only player in baseball with a .300 average, 50 runs and 10 homers since June 1. (5) 2. BALTIMORE: Orioles...
  • Dodgers rally in seventh inning to beat Cubs, 8-4

    Dodgers rally in seventh inning to beat Cubs, 8-4
    KEY MOMENT: The Dodgers were down, 4-1, until they scored five runs in the seventh inning to move in front, 6-4. Consecutive singles by Hanley Ramirez and pinch-hitter Carl Crawford put men on the corners with one out. That was followed by a hard-hit...
  • Dodgers bail out shaky start by Zack Greinke with late rally to beat Cubs

    The Dodgers won a game started by Zack Greinke, which, on the surface, probably doesn't sound surprising. Only this wasn't an ordinary start for Greinke. Greinke was spared a deserved defeat Wednesday night, as the Dodgers did everything but turn on...
  • Clayton Kershaw first to 20 wins as Dodgers roll over Cubs, 14-5

    Clayton Kershaw first to 20 wins as Dodgers roll over Cubs, 14-5
    Remember, they all count the same now. The works of art, those that are uglier than sin and the what-exactly-was-that-again victory? If anyone having trouble with what to make of the Dodgers’ 14-5 victory over the Cubs on Friday afternoon at...
  • Dodgers use six-run first inning to beat Cubs, 14-5

    Dodgers use six-run first inning to beat Cubs, 14-5
    AT THE PLATE: Catcher A.J. Ellis entered the day with only one home run. On Friday, he hit a pair of two-run home runs, including a blast that capped the Dodgers' six-run first inning. The multi-home run game was the second in Ellis' career. The first, in...
  • Dodgers come back with a record win, crush the Giants, 17-0

    Dodgers come back with a record win, crush the Giants, 17-0
    Strange things can sometimes bring a team together, unexpected things. The Dodgers were wiped out, 9-0, in the opener Friday of their key series with the Giants and lost starting pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu to injury. Catcher A.J. Ellis said it felt like they&...
  • Dodgers have a date, possibly with destiny — it's Sept. 24

    Dodgers have a date, possibly with destiny — it's Sept. 24
    You can circle the date now — Sept. 24, a week from Wednesday. No heroics required. Keeping pace in the standings will be just fine. If the Dodgers simply pick up a half-game over the next nine days, they can clinch the National League West on...
  • Do's and Don'ts for baseball autograph seekers

    Do's and Don'ts for baseball autograph seekers
    Looking to beat those other outstretched hands to secure that autograph? The Los Angeles Times surveyed Angels and Dodgers for tips on how to stand out in a good way: DO wear your team's gear in opposing stadiums. You're more likely to win favor with...
  • Better winning through chemistry? Not these Dodgers

    Better winning through chemistry? Not these Dodgers
    The most compelling thing about the Dodgers dugout altercation Monday night in Denver was that none of the Dodgers found it particularly compelling. Watch the video of Matt Kemp stalking and scolding Yasiel Puig and notice the uniformed personnel around...
  • Dodgers crushed in 10-4 loss to Rockies

    Dodgers crushed in 10-4 loss to Rockies
    So it won’t be easy, or pretty, as the Dodgers try to wrap up the National League West. Against the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday, there were missed scoring chances by the inning, some lousy baserunning, misbegotten throws, an error, a wild pitch...