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  • New Dodgers provide new experience in opener: A come-from-behind win

    New Dodgers provide new experience in opener: A come-from-behind win
    In the middle of fielding questions about the Dodgers' season-opening victory over the San Diego Padres, Adrian Gonzalez made an inquiry of his own. "Last year, how many times did we come from behind?" he asked. The answer: Not many. Only twice last...
  • Dodgers 2015 roster: a player-by-player summary

    Dodgers 2015 roster: a player-by-player summary
    Times reporter Dylan Hernandez sizes up the Dodgers' projected 25-man roster for opening day: No.; STARTERS; Pos; B/T; Age; Comment 11; Jimmy Rollins; SS; S/R; 36; The former National League MVP remains an above-average defender though the last time...
  • Chris Hatcher earns Dodgers' first save in place of Kenley Jansen

    Chris Hatcher earns Dodgers' first save in place of Kenley Jansen
    With Kenley Jansen in a walking boot and on the disabled list, Chris Hatcher became the first reliever called on to save a game in his place. Hatcher did what was asked of him, recording the last three outs of the Dodgers' season-opening, 6-3 victory...
  • Dodgers' starting rotation is a high-wire, high-risk act

    Dodgers' starting rotation is a high-wire, high-risk act
    Zack Greinke hasn't complained of any elbow problems for the last several weeks. The Dodgers right-hander certainly pitched as if nothing was wrong Tuesday night, when he made his season debut in what became a 7-3 loss to the San Diego Padres at...
  • When Dodgers send SOS, Jimmy Rollins responds

    When Dodgers send SOS, Jimmy Rollins responds
    The pregame flyover was so late, some fans might have thought it was a couple of Southwest Airlines jets racing to Burbank. There was no traditional opening-day bunting hanging on the main sections of Dodger Stadium because the Dodgers didn't want to...
  • Keeping Dodgers' bench players sharp early is a problem

    Keeping Dodgers' bench players sharp early is a problem
    The Dodgers’ lineup Wednesday night looked exactly like it did Tuesday night. And the only change Tuesday from the opener was switching Yasmani Grandal at catcher for A.J. Ellis. During Monday’s opener, Manager Don Mattingly said he wanted...
  • Adrian Gonzalez is riding a home-run wave as Dodgers head to Arizona

    Adrian Gonzalez is riding a home-run wave as Dodgers head to Arizona
    Talk about a blue streak. Adrian Gonzalez, the first player in major league history to hit five home runs in his team's first three games, will play his next series at Chase Field. Gonzalez has homered 20 times in his career at the hitter-friendly...
  • Clayton Kershaw is roughed up in Dodgers' 6-0 loss to Arizona

    Clayton Kershaw is roughed up in Dodgers' 6-0 loss to Arizona
    Clayton Kershaw can't explain why his season has started the way it has. Yasiel Puig can't explain his slow start, either. Kershaw was knocked around Saturday in a 6-0 defeat to the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field, the last two runs coming on a two-...
  • Dodgers hang on to beat Arizona Diamondbacks, 7-4

    Dodgers hang on to beat Arizona Diamondbacks, 7-4
    LATE-INNING SCARE: With the Dodgers ahead by seven runs, Manager Don Mattingly wanted to use the ninth inning to get some of his relievers some work. It nearly cost his team the game. Paco Rodriguez started the inning by striking out David Peralta, then...
  • Dodgers bullpen remains unsettled three days before opener

    Dodgers bullpen remains unsettled three days before opener
    Sometimes things go exactly as hoped, and sometimes they just zigzag all over. Left behind is a puzzle with very uncertain pieces. Of all the issues the Dodgers faced this off-season, closer was one they figured was covered. Then on the eve of camp,...
  • Joc Pederson likely to be one of three rookies on Dodgers' roster

    Joc Pederson likely to be one of three rookies on Dodgers' roster
    Joc Pederson started in center field for the Dodgers in all three games of the Freeway Series, the latest sign the team plans for him to play there on opening day. Manager Don Mattingly all but confirmed Saturday afternoon that Pederson would be the...