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  • Dan Haren has rough start in Dodgers' 3-2 loss to Nationals

    KEY MOMENT: After a rough first inning, Dan Haren retired nine of the next 10 batters to keep the Dodgers in the game. But that came undone in the fifth when three of the first four batters reached base ahead of a bases-loaded sacrifice fly by Wilson...
  • Chris Withrow pitching like someone who doesn't want to go back down

    Chris Withrow pitching like someone who doesn't want to go back down
    When do some really good baseball numbers still manage to come out looking bad? When they belong to Chris Withrow. Withrow has picked up where he left off last year in his rookie season, which was just shy of brilliant. The hard-throwing young right-...
  • Dodgers activate A.J. Ellis and put him in lineup

    Dodgers activate A.J. Ellis and put him in lineup
    A.J. Ellis is back and in the lineup. The Dodgers’ primary catcher was activated from the disabled list prior to Wednesday’s homestand finale against the Miami¬†Marlins and immediately placed in the starting¬†lineup. Catcher Miguel Olivo was...
  • Dodgers get positive injury updates on Juan Uribe, A.J. Ellis

    Injuries can be like waves, coming in one moment, heading out the next. Now the Dodgers, who probably figure they’re a little due for some good injury news, appear about to receive some. Manager Don Mattingly said that third baseman Juan Uribe...
  • Juan Uribe remains out of Dodgers' lineup after pregame running

    Careful as she goes. Juan Uribe remained out of the Dodgers’ lineup Sunday afternoon, the team still uncertain whether it will need to place him on the disabled list with what they are calling a mild hamstring strain. Dodgers Manager Don...
  • Dodgers catcher A.J. Ellis making progress in rehab

    Dodgers catcher A.J. Ellis making progress in rehab
    MIAMI -- Dodgers catcher A.J. Ellis, who has missed 24 games after arthroscopic surgery to repair a tear in his left knee, continues to make progress in his comeback. Ellis has begun catching bullpen sessions and is stepping up his running program,...
  • Dodgers hopeful Clayton Kershaw can return in early May

    The Dodgers could soon have their ace back. Clayton Kershaw, the defending National League Cy Young award winner, said Sunday he expects to embark on a minor league rehabilitation assignment this week. The Dodgers offered no timetable for his return...
  • Dodgers' A.J. Ellis knows he has to earn his keep

    A.J. Ellis is 33, an age at which a player generally has made his reputation. Whether he is an All-Star or a bench player, he is who he is. Ellis might be an exception to the rule. He has only two full major league seasons to his credit, so he is not...
  • Time for these oh-so-average Dodgers to actually get it rolling

    Time for these oh-so-average Dodgers to actually get it rolling
    The Los Angeles Dodgers, most expensive mediocre team in baseball history? Of course, they’re the most expensive any kind of team right now, but are hardly looking like that juggernaut that was supposed to pillage the Nation League on its way to...
  • Dodgers again flex their muscles against Diamondbacks in 7-0 win

    Dodgers again flex their muscles against Diamondbacks in 7-0 win
    If every team they played were like the Arizona Diamondbacks, the Dodgers would be the ’27 Yankees. They’d be less a team than a legend. Forget cable, network television would demand they be on in prime time. When the Dodgers play the...
  • Zack Greinke is sharp in another Dodgers' defeat of Diamondbacks

    Zack Greinke is sharp in another Dodgers' defeat of Diamondbacks
    ON THE MOUND: Zack Greinke was brilliant, pitching eight shutout innings to improve to 7-1. With the Dodgers ahead by seven runs, Manager Don Mattingly called on a slumping Brian Wilson to pitch the ninth inning. Wilson walked the leadoff batter, Martin...