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  • Dodgers take a Giant step with 10-2 victory

    Dodgers take a Giant step with 10-2 victory
    Dodgers Manager Don Mattingly chewed on the question as if he'd tasted something sour. Are you, he was asked, getting tired of hearing about a certain division rival up north, the one that had beaten the Dodgers in five straight games? "Umm,"...
  • Dodgers Dugout: A Giants problem

    Dodgers Dugout: A Giants problem
    Hi, welcome to another edition of Dodgers Dugout. My name is Houston Mitchell, reminding you not to look at it as if the Dodgers lost two of three to the Giants, look at it as if the Dodgers are undefeated against the Giants since Sunday. No big...
  • Matt West pitches two scoreless innings in debut with Dodgers

    Matt West pitches two scoreless innings in debut with Dodgers
    Carlos Frias struggled in Saturday’s 6-2 loss against the Giants, but the Dodgers' thinning bullpen showed signs of life as Matt West allowed one hit and no earned runs in two innings to finish the game. West made his Dodgers debut in his second...
  • Dodgers still have a Giants problem after 6-2 loss

    Dodgers still have a Giants problem after 6-2 loss
    With the tips of his fingers, Yasmani Grandal repeatedly tapped the wall against which he was leaning. His jaw was clenched. Again, the Dodgers couldn't score more than a couple of runs Saturday. Again, they couldn't beat the San Francisco Giants,...
  • Dodgers' bullpen ready for shake-up; Josh Ravin down, Matt West up

    Dodgers' bullpen ready for shake-up; Josh Ravin down, Matt West up
    Are you ready for a serious Dodgers bullpen makeover? There is a small army of healing relievers growing close to joining the 25-man roster, and if none has been deemed ready for this weekend, that did not prevent Dodgers from making at least a...
  • What's the Dodgers' plan for Justin Turner when Hector Olivera arrives?

    What's the Dodgers' plan for Justin Turner when Hector Olivera arrives?
    Hector Olivera is coming! Hector Olivera is coming! Maybe not tomorrow or even next week, but he’s coming, and fairly soon. And then what? The Dodgers gave their latest Cuban phenom $62.5 million, and he's 30 years old. Pay someone that kind...
  • Slide continues for Dodgers in 9-5 loss to San Francisco Giants

    Slide continues for Dodgers in 9-5 loss to San Francisco Giants
    Funk, thy name is Dodgers. These things happen to teams during the course of a 162-game season, but the one the Dodgers are currently floundering in may be coming at a particularly bad time. Manager Don Mattingly tried the team meeting routine...
  • Dodgers' lineup shift not enough against San Francisco Giants

    Dodgers' lineup shift not enough against San Francisco Giants
    When Justin Turner joined the Dodgers shortly before spring training last year, he did so on a minor league contract. Friday night, with the first-place Dodgers opening a three-game series against the second-place San Francisco Giants, Turner batted...
  • Dodgers' lineup gets batting order shake-up in effort to spark offense

    Dodgers' lineup gets batting order shake-up in effort to spark offense
    There are plenty of reasons a manager might decide to shake up his lineup, but Dodgers Manager Don Mattingly's primary reason Friday seems pretty apparent. Desperation. When a team can’t put together a rally -- let alone actually score a run --...
  • Scott Van Slyke and other injured Dodgers on the mend

    Scott Van Slyke and other injured Dodgers on the mend
    Sidelined outfielder Scott Van Slyke could start a rehabilitation assignment in the minor leagues as early as Saturday, Dodgers Manager Don Mattingly said. Van Slyke is expected to play in at least two minor league games. He was scheduled to take...
  • Alex Guerrero delivers game-winner in Dodgers' messy 4-3 victory

    Alex Guerrero delivers game-winner in Dodgers' messy 4-3 victory
    Play 162 games and you’re going to have a few games like this. The idea is to have as few as possible, those messy little affairs where balls drop and the brain freezes and runs are given away. And the trick is, when they do happen, to still...