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  • 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

    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...
  • Dodgers might try to acquire more pitching

    Dodgers might try to acquire more pitching
    The Oakland Athletics' starting rotation boasted the best earned-run average in the American League. No matter. The A's just traded for two starting pitchers. The Dodgers' starting rotation boasts the best ERA in the National League. No matter. The...
  • Dodgers barraged by hits in 14-5 loss to Tigers

    Dodgers barraged by hits in 14-5 loss to Tigers
    KEY MOMENT: The Dodgers roughed up Justin Verlander for five runs in the first inning, and the home fans booed him off the mound. But Verlander ended up the winning pitcher, as the Tigers tied the score against Hyun-Jin Ryu in the second inning, when they...
  • Clayton Kershaw's streak ends, but Dodgers top Padres, 2-1

    Clayton Kershaw's streak ends, but Dodgers top Padres, 2-1
    ON THE MOUND: Clayton Kershaw's scoreless streak ended at 41 innings on a sixth-inning solo home run by Chase Headley, but the Dodgers ace was otherwise nearly flawless in a complete-game victory. Kershaw won his eighth consecutive start by limiting the...
  • Dodgers lose, and they could use a shot in arm

    Dodgers lose, and they could use a shot in arm
    Hanley Ramirez wasn't in the Dodgers' lineup again Friday, this time because he was only a day removed from receiving a cortisone injection on his troublesome right shoulder. Ramirez's absence is expected to be a short-term problem. When he feels...