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  • Zack Greinke leads Dodgers past Cubs, 6-2

    Zack Greinke leads Dodgers past Cubs, 6-2
    And then order was restored. All was calm. They worked counts, came up with some timely hits, made no real miscues. It hardly hurt any that the Dodgers had their hottest pitcher – nope, not Clayton Kershaw – on the mound, but they did more...
  • It all feels wrong in the Dodgers' 3-2 loss to the Cubs

    It all feels wrong in the Dodgers' 3-2 loss to the Cubs
    It was all backward, all wrong. The weather was semi-muggy, as if the Dodgers were playing the Cubs in Chicago. The mighty Dodgers offense acted like something the talent-thin Cubs might produce. And Clayton Kershaw looked almost mortal. It all turned...
  • Mark Ellis, wife, reach out to stricken family after son's death

    Mark Ellis, wife, reach out to stricken family after son's death
    CINCINNATI — The youngest of Mark Ellis' three children is a 2-year-old girl named Dylan. So when Sarah Ellis, wife of the Dodgers' second baseman, read about the death of an 8-year-old Indiana boy named Dylan Williams following a baseball...
  • Scott Van Slyke's homer lifts Dodgers to 5-3 win over Diamondbacks

    Scott Van Slyke's homer lifts Dodgers to 5-3 win over Diamondbacks
    And now a voice from the Dodgers’ not-so-distant past. Scott Van Slyke, who has seemingly spent half his season jettisoning up and down between the Dodgers and the minors this season, was summoned to pinch-hit in the 11th inning Tuesday in game...
  • Matt Kemp, Hanley Ramirez return to Dodgers lineup

    Matt Kemp, Hanley Ramirez return to Dodgers lineup
    Mr. Kemp, meet Mr. Ramirez. Manager Don Mattingly did this weird thing prior to Tuesday’s game against the Diamondbacks. He handed in a real, live lineup. Matt Kemp, the guy they thought was still running too tentatively with that sore hamstring...
  • With Matt Kemp and Hanley Ramirez back, Dodgers roll to 9-3 win

    With Matt Kemp and Hanley Ramirez back, Dodgers roll to 9-3 win
    There now, feel better? Those Dodgers, suddenly all adrift and looking lost, got it together in a big way Tuesday night in a 9-3 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks to snap their four-game losing streak. Amazing what getting a couple of big bats...
  • Carl Crawford back, Hanley Ramirez out as Dodgers go for clincher

    Carl Crawford back, Hanley Ramirez out as Dodgers go for clincher
    They’re in, they’re out, they’re somewhere. Don Mattingly posted the lineup he hopes will clinch the National League West on Wednesday, and once again players were coming and going. Back after being out since Saturday with a bad back...
  • Thoughts and observations on free agency, roster moves, Mark Ellis and the Platinum Glove

    Thoughts and observations on free agency, roster moves, Mark Ellis and the Platinum Glove
    The free-agency season is officially underway, and the Orioles made their first pair of roster moves since it began, outrighting infielder Dan Johnson and outfielder Chris Dickerson to Triple-A Norfolk on Thursday. Both have the right to refuse the...
  • Are Dodgers really counting on Alex Guerrero to start at second?

    Are Dodgers really counting on Alex Guerrero to start at second?
    It’s the first of November, and how does your team shape up for 2014? Never too early to get overly excited, raise an eyebrow or, for some, to flat-out panic. The Dodgers are in better shape than most heading into the off-season, or at least the...
  • Dodgers vs. Angels: Who has the better player at each position?

    Dodgers vs. Angels: Who has the better player at each position?
    We are about a week away from the MLB All-Star game, so what better time to decide which local team has the better player at each position? In a series of polls, pick the player you think is better at each position. Voting will be open until Tuesday...
  • Dodgers continue turnaround by sweeping Nationals, 9-2

    Dodgers continue turnaround by sweeping Nationals, 9-2
    A month ago, the Dodgers were adrift. Riddled by injury, they were the season’s biggest disappointment —their lineup unproductive, their bullpen unreliable, their rotation in constant flux, their manager’s job status under scrutiny....