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  • Yasiel Puig singles, scores upon entering game for Dodgers

    Yasiel Puig singles, scores upon entering game for Dodgers
    Yasiel Puig was held out of the Dodgers' lineup for the second consecutive day, but he made an appearance as a pinch-hitter in the fifth inning of Sunday’s game against the Colorado Rockies. Puig, who received a rousing ovation when he appeared in...
  • 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....
  • Yasiel Puig ends Dodgers' futility with winning homer in 11th inning

    Yasiel Puig ends Dodgers' futility with winning homer in 11th inning
    Yasiel Puig and the Dodgers persevered through the team’s most futile attempt to ever hit a baseball Sunday, with the rookie finally crushing an 11th-inning home run into the left-field pavilion. The smash capped a Dodgers’ record of 20...
  • Will Dodgers bring back Michael Young to provide infield help?

    Will Dodgers bring back Michael Young to provide infield help?
    The Dodgers’ off-season maneuvering is more down to the fine-tuning than meeting glaring needs. Sure, they’re interested in Masahiro Tanaka and would listen on David Price. They’d listen to a lot of things. But a real need is something...
  • Dodgers lose Nick Punto to A's

    Dodgers lose Nick Punto to A's
    No more Shredder, no more head-first dives into first base, no more carpool buddies? Sad but true, the Dodgers on Wednesday unexpectedly lost their first free agent of the off-season when the Oakland A’s announced they had signed versatile...
  • Dodgers reportedly lose Skip Schumaker to Reds

    Dodgers reportedly lose Skip Schumaker to Reds
    Those versatile bench guys the Dodgers love so much are falling fast. Having already lost Nick Punto to the A’s last week, they have apparently now lost his buddy, Skip Schumaker, to the Reds. Nick Rosenthal of Fox Sports reported Monday that...
  • Dodgers add three pitchers to 40-man, sign four to minor league deals

    Dodgers add three pitchers to 40-man, sign four to minor league deals
    The Dodgers got busy with their off-season roster shuffle Wednesday, adding three pitchers to their 40-man. Right-handers Pedro Baez and Yimi Garcia and left-hander Jarret Martin were added to the roster. The Dodgers also announced the signings of...
  • Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag

    I've noticed over the past few years, it seems the Cubs are the only team that continues to deploy a left and right-handed lineup card depending on the starting pitcher. To me, that seems like it would be hard for anyone to get in a groove. Why not just...
  • Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig injures left thumb sliding head-first

    Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig injures left thumb sliding head-first
    Where were we with Yasiel Puig? Oh, yeah, it’s always something. This time it was potential injury, and although it did not appear serious, it hasn’t been ruled out. Puig was on time for batting practice and back in the lineup Saturday...
  • Yasiel Puig out of Dodgers lineup and headed for MRI exam on thumb

    Yasiel Puig out of Dodgers lineup and headed for MRI exam on thumb
    Yasiel Puig, the never-ending story … The Dodgers' uber-talented outfielder was not in the lineup Sunday aginst the Giants and left the clubhouse early to have an MRI exam on his sore left thumb. Puig injured the thumb Saturday sliding head-...
  • Dodgers' Dee Gordon works toward becoming the starting second baseman

     Dodgers' Dee Gordon works toward becoming the starting second baseman
    Having fulfilled his initial goal of making the Dodgers' opening-day roster, Dee Gordon now has a new ambition. "Do what I can to be the starting second baseman, just show them they can trust me and give them confidence that I can be their guy every...