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  • Dodgers' bullpen struggling in spring-training games

    Dodgers' bullpen struggling in spring-training games
    PHOENIX — The Dodgers' bullpen, expected to be a strength, has struggled in Cactus League play. Brian Wilson and Brandon League — former All-Star closers — gave up four runs and got just three outs Monday as the Dodgers surrendered a...
  • Dodgers' ninth-inning rally goes to waste in 7-6 loss to Tigers

    Dodgers' ninth-inning rally goes to waste in 7-6 loss to Tigers
    KEY MOMENT: Yasiel Puig had not played since spraining a thumb on a headfirst dive Saturday. But, as the Dodgers loaded the bases with none out in the ninth inning, there was Puig, headed to the on-deck circle and then the plate, as Dodger Stadium went...
  • Dodgers season preview: A pitching rich club

    Dodgers season preview: A pitching rich club
    With a lineup built around Hanley Ramirez and Adrian Gonzalez, the Dodgers might have more offensive firepower than any team in the National League. But catcher A.J. Ellis said that if they win the World Series this year, the primary reason will be...
  • Poor start dooms Dodgers in 8-4 loss to Giants

    Poor start dooms Dodgers in 8-4 loss to Giants
    San Francisco Giants 8, Dodgers 4 KEY MOMENT: With the Dodgers' early 8-0 deficit cut in half, Hanley Ramirez stole second base with Adrian Gonzalez at the plate and no outs in the seventh inning. However, Giants Manager Bruce Bochy challenged and...
  • Dodgers fall flat in 7-0 loss to Phillies

    Dodgers fall flat in 7-0 loss to Phillies
    ON THE MOUND: Paul Maholm lasted only five innings and was charged with five runs (four earned) and eight hits. The Phillies blew open the game in the fifth inning, which included a two-run home run by Ryan Howard and a throwing error by Maholm that...
  • Dodgers wrap up second game against Twins, 4-3, in 12 innings

    Dodgers wrap up second game against Twins, 4-3, in 12 innings
    KEY MOMENT: Scott Van Slyke, who scored the Dodgers' first run after tripling off the top of the center-field wall in the sixth, scored the tiebreaking run six innings later when he homered leading off the 12th. Drew Butera, who played parts of four...
  • Dodgers bullpen stumbles in 3-2 loss to Giants

    Giants 3, Dodgers 2 KEY MOMENT: Brandon League is guaranteed a combined $17 million over this season and next, which is probably why he is still with the Dodgers and Paco Rodriguez isn’t. Because the Dodgers can’t send League to the minor...
  • Tired Dodgers bullpen gets more taxed in 7-0 loss to Phillies

    The Dodgers are in first place, but they might not be for long if something doesn't change. "I don't think we can sustain this pace," Manager Don Mattingly said. The bullpen is overworked, enough to where the Dodgers decided to face the Philadelphia...
  • Dodgers' Kenley Jansen is on a work overload

    Dodgers' Kenley Jansen is on a work overload
    Kenley Jansen has appeared in 16 games this season. No pitcher in the major leagues has pitched in more. If the Dodgers closer sustains that pace, he will pitch in 100 games this season. Mike Marshall has the record with 106 appearances in 1974. "I...
  • Dodgers, after surprise link to Sterling scandal, stall to 6-1 loss

    Matt Kemp suddenly found himself linked to the Donald Sterling scandal Sunday. In the hours leading up to the Dodgers' 6-1 defeat by the Colorado Rockies, the celebrity gossip site TMZ released a second audio recording of what was said to be a...
  • Clayton Kershaw won't pitch for Dodgers on Sunday because of sore back

    Clayton Kershaw won't pitch for Dodgers on Sunday because of sore back
    The Dodgers won two games on their season-opening trip to Australia last week, but they may have lost two of their top three starters along the way after Clayton Kershaw was scratched from Sunday’s game in San Diego because of a sore back and Hyun-...