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  • Yasiel Puig's late-to-opening-day work ethic a non-starter for Dodgers

    Yasiel Puig's late-to-opening-day work ethic a non-starter for Dodgers
    Vin Scully, marching to the middle of the field to throw out the ceremonial first pitch in all his red-roaring glory, was on time. Yasiel Puig was not. Sandy Koufax, sprinting out of the dugout to home plate to catch that pitch amid shrieks of...
  • Dodgers can't get the right thing done in 7-2 loss to Giants

    Ah, yes, best-laid plans and all. Looked swell on paper, but the execution proved somewhat lacking. Dodgers Manager Don Mattingly decided to use an almost exclusive right-handed lineup against left-hander Madison Bumgarner on Saturday afternoon,...
  • Dodgers trounced by Giants again, 7-2

    ON THE MOUND: Nearly three weeks after the Dodgers broke camp, veteran left-hander Paul Maholm made his first start for his new team. The pitcher who replaced a sidelined Clayton Kershaw in gave up five runs and seven hits over 41/3 innings. Maholm gave...
  • Yasiel Puig injures thumb in Dodgers' 7-2 loss to Giants

    Yasiel Puig made himself the story again Saturday. A day after he was benched for showing up late to batting practice, Puig slid head first into first base when he didn't have to, leaving the Dodgers waiting for X-rays of his left thumb to be reviewed...
  • Dodgers' Don Mattingly again sits Andre Ethier, Carl Crawford

    Dodgers' Don Mattingly again sits Andre Ethier, Carl Crawford
    Anybody starting to wonder whether Dodgers Manager Don Mattingly just doesn’t want to pick between Andre Ethier and Carl Crawford when facing a left-hander? There is that benefit, but Mattingly has good reason for sitting both as he is doing again...
  • National League baseball preview

    National League baseball preview
    Team outlooks are listed in predicted order of finish. Lineups and rotations are projections. EAST DIVISION 1 l Washington 2013 l 86-76, second place Last year in playoffs l 2012 They are supposed to blossom after years of suffering, top draft...
  • Fantasy baseball: Spring-training trends to watch

    As the season quickly approaches, we find ourselves with three weeks worth of spring training stats. Although analyzing spring training performance can be tricky, 15-plus games is a significant sample size, roughly 10 percent of a full MLB season. Let&...
  • Are Dodgers best served by the many faces of Magic Johnson?

    Are Dodgers best served by the many faces of Magic Johnson?
    I’d say Magic Johnson is two-faced, but I guess it’s more like three-faced. Or maybe 223-faced. It gets so hard. Magic, as you know, was put out there as the face of the Dodgers’ new ownership, a beloved Los Angeles sports figure...
  • Josh Beckett still looking for first win with Dodgers

    Josh Beckett still looking for first win with Dodgers
    ON THE MOUND: Josh Beckett remains in search of his first victory, as he made another solid start for which he wasn't rewarded. Beckett limited the Giants to one run and five hits over 6 2/3 innings, lowering his earned-run average to 2.80 in the process....
  • Anger flashes from both sides during Giants' 3-1 win over Dodgers

    It’s not so nasty anymore, this rivalry. Still there, certainly, but in recent years Dodgers-Giants games have become an almost polite rivalry. The roots run very deep, however, and Friday night the rivalry was freshened up a tad, intentionally or...
  • Giants get last word after Dodgers make some noise

    By the standards of their shared history, this has been a period of relative civility between the Dodgers and San Francisco Giants. A measure of hostility was reintroduced into the storied rivalry Friday night, courtesy of Yasiel Puig's home run...