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  • Dodgers send Paco Rodriguez back down, activate Josh Beckett

    That was brief, if at least encouraging. The Dodgers activated Josh Beckett prior to Tuesday’s game against the Pirates, and to make room on their 25-man roster, sent left-hander Paco Rodriguez back to triple-A Albuquerque. Rodriguez was...
  • Men with beards are the new face of baseball

    Men with beards are the new face of baseball
    Pennant races always had the potential to get a little hairy, and these days that's not always about late-inning rallies, fluke bounces or the questionable call by an umpire. Sometimes, it's the actual hair. Last season's World Series between the...
  • Dodgers' rally comes up short against Rockies

    KEY MOMENT: The Dodgers were roaring back from a six-run deficit in the seventh inning when Adam Ottavino replaced Nick Masset on the mound for the Rockies. The Rockies' lead was down to 8-6 and the Dodgers had the bases loaded with no outs. Ottavino...
  • Dodgers' Dan Haren seems to be wearing down

    Dodgers' Dan Haren seems to be wearing down
    Dan Haren is 33 now, his fastball several ticks slower than it was in the days he was an All-Star. At this stage of his career, what happened Saturday was bound to happen. Haren absorbed his worst beating of the season, when he was charged with...
  • Yasiel Puig named All-Star starter; three more Dodgers make NL team

    Yasiel Puig named All-Star starter; three more Dodgers make NL team
    So you get honored with four All-Star selections. Should you be happy? Or a teensy bit disappointed there weren’t more? Go with greedy. Four Dodgers were named to the National League All-Star team Sunday -– starting pitchers Clayton...
  • Josh Beckett, Dodgers roll over the Rockies, 8-2

    Josh Beckett, Dodgers roll over the Rockies, 8-2
    Streaks were never intended to last forever, so the Dodgers will happily take the way their run of starting pitchers giving up two or fewer walks came to an end Sunday. Officially the streak ends at 39 consecutive games -- the longest in baseball...
  • Dodgers score five runs in fifth inning of 8-2 win over Rockies

    Dodgers score five runs in fifth inning of 8-2 win over Rockies
    ON THE MOUND: Josh Beckett pitched five shutout innings, but was removed in the sixth because of discomfort in his left hip. Beckett said he felt something running the bases in the Dodgers' five-run fifth inning. His journey around the bases included an...
  • Dee Gordon's hard work leads him to All-Star team

    Dee Gordon's hard work leads him to All-Star team
    As Yasiel Puig spoke Sunday about his selection to the All-Star game, he noticed Juan Uribe walking out of the clubhouse. In Puig's sweater. In Puig's jeans. In Puig's shoes. "Hey, old man, you're leaving with that?" Puig shouted in Spanish. A...
  • Dodgers' streak of limiting walks ends in Denver

    Dodgers' streak of limiting walks ends in Denver
    The Dodgers have already left their mark in history this season. For 39 consecutive games, their starting pitcher walked two or fewer batters, the longest such streak in baseball dating to at least 1900, according to the Elias Sports Bureau. The run...
  • Slick fielding helps Dodgers' Dee Gordon make most of second chance

    Dee Gordon has quick hands at the plate, fast reflexes in the field and speed on the basepaths — there's no time for slow. The word doesn't seem like it should even be in the vocabulary of baseball's stolen-base leader, but slowing the game down...
  • Dodgers put Josh Beckett on disabled list

    The Dodgers put pitcher Josh Beckett on the disabled list Tuesday, hoping a short rest now can help him avoid a prolonged absence later in the season. Beckett left Sunday's game after five innings after aggravating a sore left hip while running the...