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  • Dee Gordon has three hits, three RBIs in Dodgers' 7-2 win over Rockies

    Dee Gordon has three hits, three RBIs in Dodgers' 7-2 win over Rockies
    AT THE PLATE: Dee Gordon was three for four with two triples, three runs batted in and two runs scored. No Dodgers player had tripled twice in a game since Rafael Furcal on Sept. 28, 2010, also in Colorado. Like Gordon, Hanley Ramirez also showed signs of...
  • Scott Van Slyke's two homers power Dodgers past Reds, 6-2

    Scott Van Slyke's two homers power Dodgers past Reds, 6-2
    Nobody really wanted him. The Dodgers had seemingly given up on Scott Van Slyke in the 2012 off-season, designating him for assignment. Every other team in baseball took a pass. Every team. So after he cleared waivers the Dodgers brought him back and...
  • Dodgers' options have been limited by injuries

    Dodgers' options have been limited by injuries
    The Dodgers do not know when Hanley Ramirez might play again. Maybe Saturday. Maybe not. Maybe he goes on the disabled list. He could not play Thursday, one day after he got a cortisone injection to combat inflammation in his throwing shoulder. He could...
  • Brandon League allows first earned runs in 17 games, Dodgers fall, 6-3

    Brandon League allows first earned runs in 17 games, Dodgers fall, 6-3
    Brandon League had turned it around. All the way around. Some might not have noticed, intent as they are to boo the very mention of his name, but League had not given up an earned run in 16 consecutive games. It was a streak that had to come to an end...
  • Yasiel Puig reaches safely again, but Dodgers lose to Pirates, 6-3

    Yasiel Puig reaches safely again, but Dodgers lose to Pirates, 6-3
    KEY MOMENT: The Pirates broke a 3-3 tie in the seventh inning against Brandon League, who hadn't given up an earned run in his last 16 appearances. League gave up the go-ahead run on a single by Josh Harrison, who advanced to second base on Andre Ethier's...
  • Dodgers are still trying to find their groove

    For the second consecutive year, the Dodgers are 71/2 games out of first place after the first game of June. It all worked out just fine last year, of course. But, on the first day of June 2013, Yasiel Puig was two days from his major league debut,...
  • Yasiel Puig has big game on bobblehead night in win over Marlins, 7-1

    Yasiel Puig has big game on bobblehead night in win over Marlins, 7-1
    AT THE PLATE: On the day the Dodgers offered fans bobblehead dolls made in his image, Yasiel Puig was two for three with a run batted in, a double, a run and a walk. Hanley Ramirez continued to show signs he might be close to breaking out of his slump, as...
  • Diamondbacks get very offensive in 18-7 rout of Dodgers

    KEY MOMENT: With the Dodgers' deficit down to 10-7, Chris Withrow served up a back-breaking three-run home run to Paul Goldschmidt with two outs in the seventh inning. The Diamondbacks added another run in the inning when Gerardo Parra doubled off Chris...
  • Dodgers can't get it together in Arizona, fall 5-3 to Diamondbacks

    Dodgers can't get it together in Arizona, fall 5-3 to Diamondbacks
    A little of this, a little of that, not enough of anything. The Dodgers continued their meandering ways Sunday, this time losing to the Arizona Diamondbacks, 5-3, at Chase Field. The Dodgers have lost three of their last four and are now one game...
  • Dodgers' Dan Haren struggles in 5-3 loss to Diamondbacks

    KEY MOMENT: With the score tied 3-3 in the fifth inning, Dan Haren served up a two-run home run to Eric Chavez. AT THE PLATE: The Dodgers' entire run production came on two home runs — a solo shot by Hanley Ramirez in the first inning and a two-...
  • Why the Dodgers' Brandon League is so much better this year

    Why the Dodgers' Brandon League is so much better this year
    Rather than save games, Brandon League's primary function this season has been to save the arms of more highly regarded teammates. When League runs out of the bullpen these days, the Dodgers are often ahead or behind by several runs, the outcome of the...