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A.J. Ellis

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  • 'Magical words' earn Yasiel Puig second ejection of his career

    The Dodgers had just earned the best record in the National League, so Yasiel Puig could be in a good mood after the game Saturday night. The team wasn’t burned by his ejection in the third inning of a 1-0 win over the Padres. He joked with...
  • Paul Maholm rediscovers comfort zone in start for Dodgers

    Of the first 243 games of Paul Maholm’s career, 242 of them were starts. Pitching every fifth day, settling into a routine — that’s his comfort zone. And until 2014, he didn’t have to leave that zone. He was a starter, nothing...
  • Dodgers head into All-Star break after another 1-0 win over Padres

    Dodgers head into All-Star break after another 1-0 win over Padres
    At portable speaker night in Los Angeles, the Dodgers’ offense went into the All-Star break quietly. The team got another dominating starting pitching performance -- this time from Hyun-Jin Ryu -- but needed another late-inning rally to dispose of...
  • Hyun-Jin Ryu shows quality of Dodgers starters in another 1-0 win

    The Dodgers went into the All-Star break Sunday with the best record in the National League. Their 1-0 victory over the San Diego Padres demonstrated why. The Dodgers scored seven runs in the four-game series at Dodger Stadium, but won three times....
  • Dodgers hold on to defeat Padres, 1-0

    KEY MOMENT: With the game scoreless, Dee Gordon singled to left field with one out and promptly stole second base. Carl Crawford drew a walk, which brought up Yasiel Puig, who singled to left-center field to drive in Gordon. ON THE MOUND: Five days...
  • Matt Holliday and the St. Louis Cardinals take down the Dodgers, 3-2

    KEY MOMENT: Adrian Gonzalez singled and Matt Kemp drew a walk with one out in the eighth inning and the Dodgers trailing, 3-2. Miguel Rojas pinch-ran for Gonzalez, but didn't score, as Andre Ethier struck out and Juan Uribe popped up to catcher Tony...
  • Dodgers rally late to beat Cardinals, 4-3

    KEY MOMENT: With the score tied, 3-3, A.J. Ellis led off the ninth inning with a double to right-center field and was replaced on the basepaths by Miguel Rojas. Cardinals closer Trevor Rosenthal struck Hanley Ramirez on the left hand with a 99-mph...
  • Dodgers get payback for hit batters in 4-3 win against Cardinals

    Watching from the on-deck circle as Hanley Ramirez was struck by a fastball for the second time Sunday night, Adrian Gonzalez's initial instinct was to exact revenge in the most dramatic way possible. "Your first emotion is to hit a home run and stand...
  • Clayton Kershaw stands up for Dodgers, and they don't back down

    Clayton Kershaw stands up for Dodgers, and they don't back down
    Of all the whistling and winding throws by Clayton Kershaw on a hot and hostile Sunday night, this pitch was the wildest. Yet three months from now, this pitch might be remembered as the best. Delivered at the start of the fourth inning against the...
  • Hyun-Jin Ryu continues road warrior routine in 5-2 win over Pirates

    Home may be where the heart is, but for Hyun-Jin Ryu the road is where the victories wait. Ryu made his first start of the second half Monday and made himself all at home and cozy in Pittsburgh’s PNC Park, pitching the Dodgers to a 5-2 victory...
  • Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw dominant again in 9-0 win over Rockies

    KEY MOMENT: With Clayton Kershaw pitching for the Dodgers, this game was essentially over when Yasiel Puig launched a two-run home run off Jair Jurrjens in the first inning. The home run was Puig's first in more than a month, since May 28. "How many...