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  • Dodgers beat Giants, 9-1, to clinch NL West title

    Dodgers beat Giants, 9-1, to clinch NL West title
    It might not always have been the smoothest of rides, but it offered the desired finish: the National League West title. The Dodgers won their second consecutive division title Wednesday night, fittingly behind the impressive pitching of Clayton...
  • Dodgers' first step toward fall glory is a beauty

    Dodgers' first step toward fall glory is a beauty
    This being Hollywood, the Dodgers didn't just attain their magic number, they knocked it out, set it ablaze, and shot it brilliantly into the sky. This being Chavez Ravine, the largest crowds in baseball didn't just sit under its glow, they danced and...
  • A look at what the Dodgers' postseason roster might look like

    A look at what the Dodgers' postseason roster might look like
    And now, on to other things. Besides the post-celebration laundry. As the playoff schedule so thoughtfully provided, the Dodgers are off today, giving them a full day to drink grandpa’s secret hangover concoction and begin to focus on the...
  • With Cubs' Castro likely out for season, Baez moves to SS

    With Cubs' Castro likely out for season, Baez moves to SS
    Moving Javier Baez to shortstop wasn't what the Cubs had in mind when they stockpiled that position with the acquisition of minor league prospect Addison Russell on July 5. But depth will be a key issue if the Cubs want to embark on their ascent to...
  • Four-run eighth inning keys Dodgers' 7-1 win over Padres

    Four-run eighth inning keys Dodgers' 7-1 win over Padres
    KEY MOMENT: The Dodgers blew open the game with a four-run eighth inning. Juan Uribe drove in the first run of the inning with a single to right field. Matt Kemp scored on a wild pitch by the Padres' third pitcher of the inning, Jesse Hahn. Darwin...
  • Dodgers can't make a move, on or off field, and lose to Nationals

    Dodgers can't make a move, on or off field, and lose to Nationals
    When the calendar switched from August to September early Monday morning, whatever intrigue was still swirling around the Dodgers roster vanished. The deadline had passed to acquire players who would be eligible for the playoffs. No relief help, no...
  • Exactly as ugly as it sounds: Dodgers pounded by Rockies, 16-2

    Exactly as ugly as it sounds: Dodgers pounded by Rockies, 16-2
    Ol' Blue Eyes had nothing on these Dodgers. Riding high in April, shot down in May? Try riding high Monday, shot down by Wednesday. That’s some serious maneuvering. That’s life for the Dodgers at the moment. Feeling like they’re on the...
  • Dodgers' offense shrivels in extra-inning loss, lead shrinks

    Dodgers' offense shrivels in extra-inning loss, lead shrinks
    SAN DIEGO -- The Dodgers have spent the last five weeks in first place in the National League West, yet their lead remains uncomfortably small. In the wake of a 10-inning, 2-1 loss to the San Diego Padres at Petco Park on Saturday night, the Dodgers'...
  • Dodgers fall in blowout loss to Rockies, 16-2

    AT THE PLATE: With Hanley Ramirez out of the lineup for a second consecutive game because of a strained elbow, the Dodgers were shut down by starter Jorge De La Rosa, who limited them to two hits over six scoreless innings. The Dodgers didn't score...
  • Thursday's recap: Dodgers 8, Cubs 4

    Thursday's recap: Dodgers 8, Cubs 4
    The summary The Cubs committed three errors in the final three innings in blowing a 4-1 lead. Second baseman Logan Watkins committed the first of two errors on a potential inning-ending double play grounder that led to five runs in the seventh that...
  • Cubs on path to developing own big league talent

    Cubs on path to developing own big league talent
    Manager Rick Renteria grew up in Southern California in the 1970s following a Dodgers franchise that took deep pride in cultivating homegrown talent that produced two consecutive National League pennants. That model, along with a current Cardinals...