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Josh Beckett

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  • For the Dodgers, three consecutive wins is news

    As statistics go, this one is pretty telling. Also, pretty ridiculous. The major league teams without a winning streak of longer than three games this season: the Dodgers, Arizona Diamondbacks, Minnesota Twins, New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies....
  • Dodgers push past Reds, 6-1

    Dodgers push past Reds, 6-1
    KEY MOMENT: Adrian Gonzalez doubled to lead off the second inning, ending an 0-for-20 skid, and Andre Ethier doubled him home. Neither Gonzalez nor Ethier had an extra-base hit this month. The Dodgers had the lead for good, and Gonzalez doubled again, the...
  • Vin Scully returns to Dodgers' booth; missed first no-hitter

    Vin Scully returns to Dodgers' booth; missed first no-hitter
    Vin Scully is back in the booth Wednesday after missing two games because of bronchitis. And being Vin Scully, he was embarrassed. Embarrassed because he blamed himself for getting sick. He was certain Arizona air conditioning had done him in. Scully...
  • Dodgers, Clayton Kershaw come up empty-handed against Reds

    KEY MOMENT: Dee Gordon drew a four-pitch walk off Manny Parra to lead off the eighth inning. Gordon leads the major leagues in steals, but Manager Don Mattingly didn't have him to attempt to steal second base. Instead, Mattingly sacrificed an out by...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Letters: Can't see what they can't hit

    Letters: Can't see what they can't hit
    I understand from reading the L.A. Times sports page that Josh Beckett threw a no-hitter followed by Hyun-Jin Ryu's seven innings of a perfect game, but I don't believe it because "If a tree falls in the forest and no one is around to see it...."...
  • 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...
  • Josh Beckett unable to duplicate gem in Dodgers' 2-1 loss to Pirates

    Josh Beckett unable to duplicate gem in Dodgers' 2-1 loss to Pirates
    The once-in-a-lifetime performance remained a once-in-a-lifetime performance. Five days removed from the first no-hitter of his career, Josh Beckett didn't throw a second. Beckett looked considerably more human in the 2-1 defeat to the Pittsburgh...
  • Dodgers, TWC could take legal action over SportsNet LA

     Dodgers, TWC could take legal action over SportsNet LA
    This is not the first time the Dodgers moved to a new cable television channel that most of their fans could not see. The Dodgers have been virtually invisible to much of Southern California this season. The SportsNet LA blackout hit its most...
  • Dodgers' Chad Billingsley aims for early July return

    Dodgers' Chad Billingsley aims for early July return
    Chad Billingsley could rejoin the Dodgers in early July, which would put him back in the major leagues 15 months after he underwent Tommy John surgery. The Dodgers are not holding a place in the starting rotation for Billingsley. They are happy with...