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  • Dodgers' offense shrivels in extra-inning loss, lead shrinks

    Dodgers' offense shrivels in extra-inning loss, lead shrinks
    SAN DIEGO -- The Dodgers have spent the last five weeks in first place in the National League West, yet their lead remains uncomfortably small. In the wake of a 10-inning, 2-1 loss to the San Diego Padres at Petco Park on Saturday night, the Dodgers'...
  • Clayton Kershaw, Justin Turner lead Dodgers to 2-1 win over Padres

    Clayton Kershaw, Justin Turner lead Dodgers to 2-1 win over Padres
    First it looked like Clayton Kershaw might throw his second no-hitter of the season. Then it looked like he might suffer a heartbreaking loss. And then finally it was just another masterpiece. Kershaw received a major assist from Justin Turner, whose...
  • Clayton Kershaw is again dominant in Dodgers win over Padres

    Clayton Kershaw is again dominant in Dodgers win over Padres
    The Dodgers' 2-1 victory over the San Diego Padres on Thursday night presented as convincing a case as any as to why Clayton Kershaw might be the most valuable player in the National League. Replacing a sore-elbowed Zack Greinke as the starting...
  • Liberty and Lehigh product McBride hits first career grand slam to help Rockies beat Royals

    Liberty and Lehigh product McBride hits first career grand slam to help Rockies beat Royals
    Liberty High School and Lehigh University product Matt McBride hit his first career grand slam on Wednesday night to help the Colorado Rockies defeat the visiting Kansas City Royals 5-2. It was McBride's first career slam and it came in the sixth inning...
  • It's the good Dan Haren in Dodgers' 6-2 win over Mets

    What to make of Dan Haren? Smart, effective pitcher who has enough stuff and guile to still be a very effective major-league pitcher? Or a soft-tossing over-the-hill right-hander clinging to a rotation spot? These days the answer almost depends on...
  • Zack Greinke does well enough, Adrian Gonzalez even better in 7-4 win

    Zack Greinke does well enough, Adrian Gonzalez even better in 7-4 win
    Looking for something definitive on Zack Greinke’s sore elbow, based on his start Saturday? After having his start pushed back two days to give his wonky elbow some additional time, Greinke neither calmed all fears nor raised any new red flags....
  • Dodgers' Zack Greinke looks OK in win over Mets, 7-4

    Dodgers' Zack Greinke looks OK in win over Mets, 7-4
    Pitching seven innings and earning his first victory of the month in the Dodgers' 7-4 victory over the New York Mets, Zack Greinke sounded certain his elbow was no longer a problem. "Hopefully, that's how it stays," Greinke said. Greinke was...
  • Dodgers' Hanley Ramirez returns but struggles in 11-3 loss to Mets

    Hanley Ramirez took the field for the Dodgers on Sunday, and with him came perhaps the most interesting story line of the remainder of the regular season. The Dodgers' lineup looked a lot more imposing, with Ramirez back after sitting out 15 days...
  • Which Dodgers team was the greatest of all time?

    The Dodgers have had many great teams in their long history, but which was the best? On the heels of Times readers' picking the all-time best Dodgers at each position, we now ask you decide the best overall team in Dodgers history. The best 16 Dodgers...
  • Rating each of the major league ballparks

    The San Francisco Giants trail the Dodgers in the National League West standings, but they are second to none in one category: home ballpark. According to Los Angeles Times sportswriters Kevin Baxter, Mike DiGiovanna, Dylan Hernandez and Bill Shaikin,...
  • Dodgers excel in 4-0 victory over Padres, Yasiel Puig doesn't

    Dodgers excel in 4-0 victory over Padres, Yasiel Puig doesn't
    There is nothing subtle about the Dodgers' handling of Yasiel Puig. His bat has been in a deep freeze for the better part of two months, but the Dodgers have no plans to do anything other than let him play. "Sink or swim," Manager Don Mattingly said...