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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...
  • 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...
  • Clayton Kershaw gets his groove back as Dodgers blank Phillies 2-0

    Clayton Kershaw gets his groove back as Dodgers blank Phillies 2-0
    Six days removed from one of the worst games of his career, Clayton Kershaw was smiling again. Kershaw pitched six scoreless innings Friday in the Dodgers' 2-0 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies, delivering a performance that inspired his teammates,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Dodgers call it a Cactus League season, head Down Under

    And off they go, into the blue skies to see just how much sleep they can actually manage during a 17-hour flight. Maybe Clayton Kershaw should have squeezed his ping-pong table on board. The Dodgers wrapped up their condensed spring training in...
  • Dodgers lose to Giants, 8-4, in home opener

    Dodgers lose to Giants, 8-4, in home opener
    Final: Giants 8, Dodgers 4 It was a rough day for the Dodgers. It started with an upset Matt Kemp, a late and benched Yasiel Puig, and two two innings that more resembled a blooper rather than a highlight reel. Balls were bobbled and lost in the sun....
  • 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...