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  • Dodgers surging despite not playing at full strength

    Dodgers surging despite not playing at full strength
    PHILADELPHIA — Here's something the rest of baseball will find frightening: Although the Dodgers have put together the best 50-game streak by a major league team since 1942, they haven't been at full strength for most of that run. Matt Kemp has...
  • Dodgers face elimination after Cardinals win Game 4 of NLCS, 4-2

    Dodgers face elimination after Cardinals win Game 4 of NLCS, 4-2
    Momentum is a one-game deal in the playoffs, and as high as the Dodgers were feeling Monday, they were as low after Tuesday. The Dodgers fell, 4-2, to the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 4 of the National League Championship Series, leaving them down...
  • Reds' speed leaves Dodgers with 4-3 loss and a 3-game losing streak

    Reds' speed leaves Dodgers with 4-3 loss and a 3-game losing streak
    And now presenting those loooosing Dodgers. That’s right, the Dodgers -- destroyers of worlds -- are in a funk. They fell, 4-3, in 10 innings to the Cincinnati Reds, leaving them with their first three-game losing streak in three months. Three...
  • Dodgers execs build toward a winning postseason too

    Dodgers execs build toward a winning postseason too
    As the Dodgers sprint toward the postseason, their president still can't forget the guy who stopped running. It was the eighth inning of Game 7 of the 1991 World Series. Stan Kasten's Atlanta Braves were locked in a scoreless tie with the host Minnesota...
  • Dodgers' Carl Crawford earns his keep with two huge home runs

    Dodgers' Carl Crawford earns his keep with two huge home runs
    In this age of information, in which fans can access your salary as easily as your batting average, Carl Crawford is the $142-million man. Barry Zito can tell you all about that. The amount of dollars sticks to your name like gum, until you win. Zito...
  • Dodgers will face Braves in division series

    Dodgers will face Braves in division series
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  • There's no one formula as Dodgers weigh how best to use final days

    There's no one formula as Dodgers weigh how best to use final days
    Hmm, what to do, what to do? I would love to tell you exactly what the right thing is for Manager Don Mattingly to do over the season’s final eight games, but I don’t know. Neither do you nor Mattingly nor anyone else on this planet. It&...
  • Dodgers close to activating Matt Kemp [Updated]

    Dodgers close to activating Matt Kemp [Updated]
    This post has been updated. See details below. And then up on the horizon, outlined by a blazing sun, came Hanley Ramirez, Andre Ethier, Carl Crawford and Matt Kemp to the rescue! OK, would you settle for Yasiel Puig? And Kemp in a reserve role? The...
  • Dodgers blow lead in ninth but rally to win in 11 innings, 5-3

    Dodgers blow lead in ninth but rally to win in 11 innings, 5-3
    Say this for the Dodgers, they may not win a lot, but when they do, they tend to make it interesting. They seemed all set to win a routine game Saturday -- getting great starting pitching, a spurt of timely hitting and even a game-saving defensive...
  • Yasiel Puig's head-first slide causes concern for Dodgers

    Yasiel Puig's head-first slide causes concern for Dodgers
    Yasiel Puig plays with reckless abandon. It’s wild, it’s powerful and it’s exciting. But it can also be dangerous. After hitting a chopper back over the pitcher’s mound in the eighth inning Saturday night, the Dodgers rookie...
  • New troops can't get Dodgers offense going in 3-0 loss to Pirates

    New troops can't get Dodgers offense going in 3-0 loss to Pirates
    The Dodgers’ refrain: Wait until we get our guys back! Wait for the cavalry! The first wave came Friday, and for one night, the new Dodgers looked a lot like those old Dodgers. Offense continued to be mere rumor, the Dodgers going meekly in a 3-...