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  • 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...
  • Dodgers' bullpen comes through, but Juan Uribe aggravates hamstring

    Dodgers' bullpen comes through, but Juan Uribe aggravates hamstring
    It was supposed to be one of the Dodgers’ great strengths this season. They had an impressive-looking group in the bullpen. A rising star in closer Kenley Jansen. Three former closers -- Brian Wilson, Chris Perez and Brandon League -- behind him....
  • Dodgers' rotation comes around to full strength, may be turning point

    Dodgers' rotation comes around to full strength, may be turning point
    More than seven weeks into its season, the Dodgers' rotation was finally at full strength. But it had to endure a brief scare first. Before Hyun-Jin Ryu returned from the disabled list Wednesday in a 4-3 victory over the New York Mets, utilityman...
  • Kenley Jansen not concerned about being last Dodgers arbitration case

    Kenley Jansen not concerned about being last Dodgers arbitration case
    The Dodgers had three arbitration eligible players last month, and have since signed catcher A.J. Ellis to a nice contract and left-hander Clayton Kershaw to a slightly nicer one. Which leaves reliever Kenley Jansen the last one standing. This is...
  • Clayton Kershaw returns to form in Dodgers' 2-0 win over Phillies

    ON THE MOUND: Clayton Kershaw returned from one of the worst starts of his career to pitch six scoreless innings. Twice, he allowed the Phillies to get two men on base before recording an out. Both times, he prevented them from scoring. Brandon League...
  • Zack Greinke, Dodgers are left all wet in Washington

    Dodger catcher Drew Butera says teammate Zack Greinke is a student of the game. “I follow the statistics,” Greinke admitted. “But not to the extreme.” Yet even a cursory familiarity with the numbers was probably enough to...
  • Madison Bumgarner gives Giants edge as Dodgers fall, 3-1

    AT THE PLATE: The Dodgers couldn't do much against Giants starter Madison Bumgarner, who limited them to four hits and a walk over eight innings. Bumgarner struck out eight. The only run he gave up came on a sixth-inning solo home run by Yasiel Puig. ON...
  • Dodgers continue to stumble, falling, 5-4, to Rockies in 11 innings

    Dodgers continue to stumble, falling, 5-4, to Rockies in 11 innings
    That seemed inevitable, the way the Dodgers have been going of late, the way their offense has underperformed and their bullpen struggled in the late innings. The Dodgers wasted a terrific start by Josh Beckett and fell out of first place on a wet...
  • Skip Schumaker only Dodgers pitcher to not allow run in loss

    Before the Dodgers’ historic 16-1 loss to the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday night, Manager Don Mattingly explained what he saw as the biggest change during the team’s season-best six-game win streak. Finally, the manager said, each of his...
  • Yasiel Puig homer has whiff-prone Dodgers smelling like a rose in win

    Yasiel Puig homer has whiff-prone Dodgers smelling like a rose in win
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