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  • Hyun-Jin Ryu shows quality of Dodgers starters in another 1-0 win

    The Dodgers went into the All-Star break Sunday with the best record in the National League. Their 1-0 victory over the San Diego Padres demonstrated why. The Dodgers scored seven runs in the four-game series at Dodger Stadium, but won three times....
  • Parity provides hope along with mediocrity

     Parity provides hope along with mediocrity
    MINNEAPOLIS — Parity has been one of the biggest stories of baseball's first half, with almost everyone still in the wild-card hunt. "Parity is good," White Sox manager Robin Ventura said recently. "More people are in it. Hope is always good."...
  • Dodgers' Dan Haren seems to be wearing down

    Dodgers' Dan Haren seems to be wearing down
    Dan Haren is 33 now, his fastball several ticks slower than it was in the days he was an All-Star. At this stage of his career, what happened Saturday was bound to happen. Haren absorbed his worst beating of the season, when he was charged with...
  • 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...
  • Zack Greinke, Juan Uribe lead Dodgers to 3-2 victory over Colorado

    Go to Colorado and you expect runs by the tons. Humidor or not, the runs still pile up in the Mile High City. Just not always, and particularly when Zack Greinke happens to be on the mound. Greinke has been remarkably consistent this season, and he...
  • Dodgers might try to acquire more pitching

    The Oakland Athletics' starting rotation boasted the best earned-run average in the American League. No matter. The A's just traded for two starting pitchers. The Dodgers' starting rotation boasts the best ERA in the National League. No matter. The...
  • Utley, Tanaka among MLB's first-half MVPs

    Utley, Tanaka among MLB's first-half MVPs
    The list of players who were the most valuable on their team through the first half of the 2014 baseball season includes usual suspects such as Andrew McCutchen, Troy Tulowitzki, Paul Goldschmidt, Felix Hernandez and David Price. As with every season,...
  • Nationals manager Matt Williams is used to gutsy decisions by Buck Showalter

    Nationals manager Matt Williams is used to gutsy decisions by Buck Showalter
    WASHINGTON -- Washington Nationals manager Matt Williams has seen Buck Showalter make bold late-game decisions before. The Orioles manager, who was the Arizona Diamondbacks’ skipper and coached Williams there from 1998-2000, once made one of the...
  • A.J. Ellis propels Dodgers to 1-0 win over Padres

    A.J. Ellis propels Dodgers to 1-0 win over Padres
    Catcher A.J. Ellis lifted the Dodgers to a walk-off, 1-0 victory over the San Diego Padres on Saturday night, driving in Adrian Gonzalez with a bases-loaded sacrifice fly to right field in the bottom of the ninth inning. The win moved the Dodgers back...
  • The Times' Major League Baseball rankings

    Jim Peltz ranks Major League Baseball's 30 teams. Last week’s rankings are in parentheses, Statistics are through Friday’s games. 1. OAKLAND: The A’s have baseball’s best winning percentage (.624) and have won seven of their last...
  • Dodgers lose, and they could use a shot in arm

    Dodgers lose, and they could use a shot in arm
    Hanley Ramirez wasn't in the Dodgers' lineup again Friday, this time because he was only a day removed from receiving a cortisone injection on his troublesome right shoulder. Ramirez's absence is expected to be a short-term problem. When he feels...