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  • Dodgers should give Dee Gordon upside edge over Chone Figgins

    Dodgers should give Dee Gordon upside edge over Chone Figgins
    And in today’s installment of “what-if” we ask: If Chone Figgins and Dee Gordon are essentially the same player, wouldn’t you naturally go with the younger one? Figgins and Gordon are both versatile, speedy types who have...
  • Who will be left holding the bag at second for the Dodgers?

    PHOENIX — With fewer than three weeks remaining until opening day, the Dodgers don't know who's on second. Early signs point to newcomer Alex Guerrero starting the season in the minor leagues. Unless that changes, the Dodgers probably will...
  • Chone Figgins trying to regain his stroke with Dodgers

    Chone Figgins trying to regain his stroke with Dodgers
    PHOENIX — One of the most difficult things to do in professional sports is to take a round bat, swing at a round ball and hit it square. Now imagine trying to do that after sitting out a full season at an age when most players are considering...
  • Seriously, is Juan Uribe the one Dodger who can't be replaced?

    They’re like your kids. If you’re baseball management, you worry about your players. Guide and prod and protect, but worry. Particularly when they tweak something, even if it’s described as mild, as the Dodgers are calling Juan Uribe&...
  • Giants get last word after Dodgers make some noise

    By the standards of their shared history, this has been a period of relative civility between the Dodgers and San Francisco Giants. A measure of hostility was reintroduced into the storied rivalry Friday night, courtesy of Yasiel Puig's home run...
  • Ned Colletti urges more plate discipline from Dodgers

    While calling on the Dodgers to improve their plate discipline and defense, General Manager Ned Colletti said he was generally satisfied with how the team has looked. Speaking Monday before the Dodgers' 6-5 victory over Miami, Colletti said, "Once we...
  • There's no simple call to replace Carl Crawford on Dodgers' roster

    There's no simple call to replace Carl Crawford on Dodgers' roster
    Bad signs that Carl Crawford and his sprained ankle are going to be out for some time: He was brought into Tuesday’s postgame clubhouse in a wheelchair. He limped into the shower and returned on crutches and with his left foot in a boot. Then he...
  • Dodgers' Chad Billingsley on comeback: 'I'm preparing to start'

    Dodgers' Chad Billingsley on comeback: 'I'm preparing to start'
    This comeback stuff is neither easier nor fun, but it’s where Chad Billingsley remains. Billingsley hit reset and went out Thursday for his first simulated game since suffering a setback in his comeback from Tommy John surgery. “My arm...
  • Josh Beckett struggles with encore; Dodgers fall to Pirates, 2-1

    Josh Beckett struggles with encore; Dodgers fall to Pirates, 2-1
    The trouble with an outstanding performance is trying to follow it. Harper Lee wrote “To Kill a Mockingbird” and called it a career. Steam never could follow up “Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye,” which was a genuine American...
  • Dodgers lose third game in a row, 2-1 to Pirates

    Dodgers lose third game in a row, 2-1 to Pirates
    KEY MOMENT: Chone Figgins drew a two-out, 11-pitch walk in the fifth inning to load the bases for Yasiel Puig. But Puig popped out to second base to end the inning and the Dodgers still trailed, 2-0. The Dodgers are now four for 37 this season with the...
  • Dodgers break out in win but get bad break with Juan Uribe's injury

    Dodgers break out in win but get bad break with Juan Uribe's injury
    This was more like how the Dodgers pictured themselves playing. Even after Adrian Gonzalez hit a two-run home run in the fifth inning to put them in front, they continued scoring runs. They didn't make any errors on defense. Their bullpen pitched four...