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  • Dodgers' Andre Ethier embracing role of versatile outfielder

    Dodgers' Andre Ethier embracing role of versatile outfielder
    MESA, Ariz. — Andre Ethier's move to center field last year was sudden. Matt Kemp suffered a strained hamstring muscle and the next day Ethier was asked to do something he hadn't done regularly since college. Now, with an entire spring to...
  • Dodgers notes: Chad Billingsley dealing with normal soreness

    PHOENIX -- After throwing curveballs off a mound for the first time since he underwent reconstructive elbow surgery, Chad Billingsley felt soreness in his forearm Saturday night. Naturally, he was worried. But the trainers told him not to be concerned....
  • Josh Beckett sharp in first spring game for Dodgers since surgery

    It was only Game 5 of their spring training schedule, but it was easily the Dodgers’ most encouraging day of 2014. Right-hander Josh Beckett is coming back from a somewhat unusual surgery, one with a limited and uncertain history. He had a rib...
  • Dodgers tie Padres in Josh Beckett's debut

    Dodgers tie Padres in Josh Beckett's debut
    Dodgers 3, San Diego Padres 3 AT THE PLATE: Dee Gordon tripled in a run. Hanley Ramirez collected his first hit of the spring, a single to right field in the third inning. Top outfield prospect Joc Pederson drew walks in each of his two plate...
  • Dodgers try Dee Gordon in leadoff spot, drop Carl Crawford to sixth

    The Dodgers’ lineup figures to be in flux throughout the early season, but Manager Don Mattingly unveiled a new one before Friday night’s game against the Rockies. This time it was Andre Ethier’s turn left to be out of the musical...
  • Dodgers continue to stumble, falling, 5-4, to Rockies in 11 innings

    Dodgers continue to stumble, falling, 5-4, to Rockies in 11 innings
    That seemed inevitable, the way the Dodgers have been going of late, the way their offense has underperformed and their bullpen struggled in the late innings. The Dodgers wasted a terrific start by Josh Beckett and fell out of first place on a wet...
  • Dodgers can't top Rockies in extra innings, 5-4

    Dodgers can't top Rockies in extra innings, 5-4
    KEY MOMENT: Jamey Wright gave up an 11th-inning double to Rockies pinch-hitter Brandon Barnes, after which Wright was replaced by left-hander J.P. Howell. Facing the left-handed-hitting Charlie Blackmon, Howell gave up a run-scoring single that broke a 2-...
  • Marlins 2003 World Series hero Josh Beckett throws no-hitter

    Marlins 2003 World Series hero Josh Beckett throws no-hitter
    Josh Beckett, who starred in the Florida Marlins' 2003 championship run, threw Major League Baseball's first no-hitter of the season as the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the Philadelphia Phillies 6-0 on Sunday. Beckett, 34, threw a shutout in Game 5 of...
  • Matt Kemp to also play left field for Dodgers

    Matt Kemp said in spring training he wasn't a fourth outfielder. He also said he was a center fielder. Now, neither statement might be accurate. While Hanley Ramirez remained sidelined because of a strained left calf muscle, Kemp was preparing himself...
  • Not all no-hitters come from baseball's most dominating pitchers

    They’re rare, though perhaps not as completely rare as you might believe. Josh Beckett’s no-hitter on Sunday was the 283rd thrown in major league history. When you think of the pitchers who have thrown no-nos, fireballers like Sandy Koufax,...
  • Dodgers beat Phillies, 6-0, behind Josh Beckett's no-hitter

    Dodgers beat Phillies, 6-0, behind Josh Beckett's no-hitter
    AT THE PLATE: Third baseman Justin Turner was two for four with a home run and two runs scored. Adrian Gonzalez broke out of what he described as a three-day funk, getting three hits, including a double, and driving in two runs. Former Cuban league...