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  • 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 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...
  • 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...
  • Sweep eludes Cardinals after loss to Dodgers

    ST. LOUIS The St. Louis Cardinals scored more runs off Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw on Sunday night at Busch Stadium than anybody else had in nearly two months. They touched up Kershaw, who had given up a total of five runs in his last eight...
  • The secret to rediscovering A.J. Ellis -- find the old A.J. Ellis

    A.J. Ellis had lost his way, a price it seems, for always wanting to improve. The trouble with trying to become a better hitter was, he was no longer the hitter who had been successful the past two seasons as the Dodgers’ main catcher. Ellis has...
  • Dodgers hope their nice turnaround is only a beginning

    Dodgers hope their nice turnaround is only a beginning
    Ho-hum, another 9 1/2-game deficit wiped out by the Dodgers in less time than it takes Tommy Lasorda to explain the joys of eating pasta. Somewhat incredibly, the Dodgers have pulled it off for a second consecutive summer. “I don’t think...
  • Clint Robinson's first hit, Dan Haren's pitching lead Dodgers to win

    Clint Robinson's first hit, Dan Haren's pitching lead Dodgers to win
    You’re supposed to remember your firsts. Of course, it helps if it’s actually memorable in a good way. Clint Robinson waited a long time for his first major league hit. He’d spent most of the last nine seasons toiling in the minors....
  • Dodgers lean on pitching in 1-0 win over Indians

    Dodgers lean on pitching in 1-0 win over Indians
    ON THE MOUND: Dan Haren allowed only two baserunners in seven innings. He walked David Murphy and gave up an infield hit to Michael Bourn in the third inning, but nothing else. "That's the best I've thrown the ball this year," said Haren, who is...
  • Dodgers' Josh Beckett has a shaky start in loss to Indians

    Dodgers' Josh Beckett has a shaky start in loss to Indians
    Recovering from a career-threatening operation and reinventing himself as a pitcher was only part of Josh Beckett's comeback. Now comes what could be the greatest obstacle: Maintenance. Beckett made one of his least effective starts of the season...