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  • Phillies get a D, Red Sox an F on midterm grade sheet

    Phillies get a D, Red Sox an F on midterm grade sheet
    With baseball at the ceremonial midpoint of the season, the biggest overachievers and underachievers are division rivals. The American League West is home to the teams with the major leagues' best records, the Oakland Athletics (59-36) and the Los...
  • Prospect watch: Early look at future of all 30 teams

    Developing baseball talent is always an inexact science. Even when a team drafts or signs a bona fide prospect, injuries sometimes get in the way of the most promising careers. Such is the case this year for three of the game's top prospects,...
  • Dodgers come off the break with a lot of tough work ahead of them

    In the days leading up to the All-Star break, Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen was already looking to the weeks ahead. "We're going to have a tough month," Jansen said. "We have to compete now and show our best." The Dodgers resume play Friday at Busch...
  • Matt Holliday and the St. Louis Cardinals take down the Dodgers, 3-2

    KEY MOMENT: Adrian Gonzalez singled and Matt Kemp drew a walk with one out in the eighth inning and the Dodgers trailing, 3-2. Miguel Rojas pinch-ran for Gonzalez, but didn't score, as Andre Ethier struck out and Juan Uribe popped up to catcher Tony...
  • Daily dose of drama for Dodgers, and Matt Kemp, is loss to St. Louis

    Daily dose of drama for Dodgers, and Matt Kemp, is loss to St. Louis
    Matt Kemp knows he isn't in control of his future. He knows he can't block or force a trade. But Kemp was clear Friday about what he wanted. "I want to play every day, if it's with the Dodgers, if it's with somebody else," he said. "I love playing...
  • Zack Greinke, Dodgers fall behind early in 4-2 loss to St. Louis

    KEY MOMENT: The Dodgers were already down, 4-0, after Zack Greinke faced four batters in the bottom of the first inning. He walked Matt Carpenter, then gave up an infield hit to Kolten Wong. Dee Gordon made a throwing error on Wong's hit, which allowed...
  • Yasiel Puig isn't worried about swollen hand or Dodgers' play

    Other than the noticeable swelling on the top of Yasiel Puig's left hand, there was no indication anything was wrong. Puig smiled. He playfully rolled his eyes. He joked. "I'm not worried about what's happening right now," he said. But the Dodgers...
  • Tired old Dodgers need to recharge with new power source: Joc Pederson

    His Dodgers teammates had long since disappeared into the warm Midwestern night, most of them slipping quickly out of Busch Stadium and losing themselves in the crowded streets filled with St. Louis Cardinals fans whooping up another victory. Hanley...
  • Yasiel Puig out of Dodgers lineup because of sore hand

    Yasiel Puig out of Dodgers lineup because of sore hand
    His left hand struck by a pitch the previous day, Yasiel Puig won’t play Sunday in the Dodgers series finale against the St. Louis Cardinals. “He’s still sore and a little bit swollen,” Manager Don Mattingly said. Preliminary X-...
  • Dodgers rally late to beat Cardinals, 4-3

    KEY MOMENT: With the score tied, 3-3, A.J. Ellis led off the ninth inning with a double to right-center field and was replaced on the basepaths by Miguel Rojas. Cardinals closer Trevor Rosenthal struck Hanley Ramirez on the left hand with a 99-mph...
  • Dodgers get payback for hit batters in 4-3 win against Cardinals

    Watching from the on-deck circle as Hanley Ramirez was struck by a fastball for the second time Sunday night, Adrian Gonzalez's initial instinct was to exact revenge in the most dramatic way possible. "Your first emotion is to hit a home run and stand...