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  • 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...
  • Carl Crawford plays hero off the bench in Dodgers' 9-7 win in 11th

    Carl Crawford plays hero off the bench in Dodgers' 9-7 win in 11th
    Dee Gordon soared, the bullpen wobbled, the game went – naturally – to extra innings, and then came the unexpected hero. Slumping Carl Crawford and his .185 batting average had been benched against a right-handed starter Saturday, but he...
  • With Brian Wilson's return, Dodgers need a way to keep Chris Withrow

    With Brian Wilson's return, Dodgers need a way to keep Chris Withrow
    That hurts. Not sure what, but something. Something bothersome enough to land a reliever on the disabled list. Chris Withrow has been one the Dodgers’ best and most valuable relievers this season. In his first six appearances (seven innings) he&...
  • Giants score 3-2 win in 12th off Brandon League

    Giants score 3-2 win in 12th off Brandon League
    Maybe it just had to be a taxing loss. In a game that took nearly five hours, went 12 innings and used 15 pitchers, the Giants kept wasting scoring opportunities until they finally found their way to Dodgers reliever Brandon League. Then they...
  • Dodgers bullpen stumbles in 3-2 loss to Giants

    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...
  • Letters: Finishing off the Lakers

    Letters: Finishing off the Lakers
    Why is L.A. so upset with Mike D'Antoni and Lakers management? We all knew this was a patchwork team that had no chance of actually winning anything this year. Myopic Lakers fans should cheer D'Antoni for not bailing on this squad, and praise Pau Gasol...
  • Kenley Jansen and Dodgers' bullpen getting worrisome workload

    Kenley Jansen and Dodgers' bullpen getting worrisome workload
    When is there too much of a good thing? When it wears down and breaks. There are only so many miles you can put on that ’62 Corvette and the arms of relievers. Kenley Jansen currently leads all major league pitchers in appearances with 13....
  • Tired Dodgers bullpen gets more taxed in 7-0 loss to Phillies

    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 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...
  • 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' 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...