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  • Dodgers can't keep the offense rolling, lose to Giants in 13 innings

    Dodgers can't keep the offense rolling, lose to Giants in 13 innings
    Remember, all previous scripts are rendered useless when the Dodgers and Giants meet with something on the line. Unless they call for the unexpected and slightly unbelievable. The Giants dragged into town Monday, fresh off being swept by the Padres...
  • Something in the Dodgers' bullpen setup is shaky

    Something in the Dodgers' bullpen setup is shaky
    Don Mattingly sounded almost wistful. He had his worries heading into the playoffs last year — his continued employment foremost among them — but he knew exactly what he would do when the Dodgers held a lead late in the game. "When we got to...
  • Dodgers' best bullpen might be no bullpen at all

    Dodgers' best bullpen might be no bullpen at all
    The Dodgers’ best bet for a playoff bullpen might be one that doesn’t ever see the field. On Tuesday night, two games away from clinching the National League West title, the Dodgers took a look at the setup issues that have chased them...
  • Dodgers balance momentum versus rest going into final series of season

    Dodgers balance momentum versus rest going into final series of season
    The Dodgers scored 44 runs over their last six games, which is two more than opponents scored against Clayton Kershaw this season. Sustaining that momentum could be critical for the Dodgers as they head into the playoffs, first baseman Adrian Gonzalez...
  • Dodgers feel a sense of relief with 2-1 win over Diamondbacks

    For Kenley Jansen, his save to close out the Dodgers' 2-1 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday night was no ordinary save. The save was not only his 40th of the season, it came in the Dodgers' first game after he blew a ninth-inning lead in...
  • Dodgers' Kenley Jansen has emerged as one of baseball's best closers

    Dodgers' Kenley Jansen has emerged as one of baseball's best closers
    Kenley Jansen did make one mistake Friday night. After he closed the Dodgers’ 2-1 victory over the Diamondbacks, he took the game ball … and tossed it to a kid in the stands. Jansen had just saved his 40th game of the season “I...
  • Dodgers push lead to three with 4-2 victory; Clayton Kershaw wins 19th

    Darkest before the dawn, or maybe the Dodgers just need a good challenge? They were certainly handed a difficult task after being blown out by the Giants in the series opener, losing starting pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu indefinitely in the process and having...
  • Dodgers' Kenley Jansen earns 42nd save in 4-2 win over Giants

    Dodgers' Kenley Jansen earns 42nd save in 4-2 win over Giants
    KEY MOMENT: With the Dodgers ahead by a only a run, Matt Kemp provided them with valuable insurance runs by blasting a two-run home run against starter Yusmeiro Petit. The home run, which increased the Dodgers' lead to 4-1, was the 20th for Kemp. The home...
  • Scott Van Slyke leads Dodgers past Arizona, 3-1, in season opener

    Scott Van Slyke leads Dodgers past Arizona, 3-1, in season opener
    SYDNEY, Australia — Scott Van Slyke knows this won’t last forever. When Carl Crawford and Matt Kemp return, Van Slyke will be the Dodgers’ fifth outfielder. But however the remainder of the season unfolds for him, Van Slyke will always...
  • Clayton Kershaw gets his groove back as Dodgers blank Phillies 2-0

    Clayton Kershaw gets his groove back as Dodgers blank Phillies 2-0
    Six days removed from one of the worst games of his career, Clayton Kershaw was smiling again. Kershaw pitched six scoreless innings Friday in the Dodgers' 2-0 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies, delivering a performance that inspired his teammates,...
  • Dodgers break out in win but get bad break with Juan Uribe's injury

    Dodgers break out in win but get bad break with Juan Uribe's injury
    This was more like how the Dodgers pictured themselves playing. Even after Adrian Gonzalez hit a two-run home run in the fifth inning to put them in front, they continued scoring runs. They didn't make any errors on defense. Their bullpen pitched four...