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Scott Van Slyke

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  • A hair-raising way to pick a World Series winner

    A hair-raising way to pick a World Series winner
    Don’t be surprised if the World Series is decided by a whisker. Or, more accurately, whiskers. According to research from STATS Inc., the team with the higher percentage of facial hair has won each of the last four World Series. And that could...
  • Scott Van Slyke says Dodgers aren't standing down this time either

    Scott Van Slyke says Dodgers aren't standing down this time either
    The Dodgers don't have many fond memories of their most recent playoff game with the Cardinals -- Game 6 of last fall's National League Championship Series, in which St. LouisĀ  pounded Clayton Kershaw for sevens runs in a 9-0 win. But that night wasn'...
  • Dodgers enjoy a little R&R this weekend

    Catcher Tim Federowicz lounged on a black vinyl sofa, watching a baseball game on TV, while a few feet away pitchers Hyun-Jin Ryu and Josh Beckett and infielders Hanley Ramirez and Juan Uribe gathered around a table for a loud game of dominoes. A moment...
  • Scott Van Slyke lifts Dodgers over Rockies in 12th

    KEY MOMENT: Scott Van Slyke singled with one out in the 12th inning and came around to score the winning run by rounding the bases on a hit batter, a stolen base and a wild pitch. Van Slyke also had a run-scoring single, a stolen base and a run scored...
  • Dodgers beat Colorado Rockies, 7-4

    Dodgers beat Colorado Rockies, 7-4
    KEY MOMENT: Darwin Barney's pinch single to open the sixth inning sparked a six-run rally that included a bunt single from Dee Gordon, a run-scoring single from Scott Van Slyke, two-RBI hits from Justin Turner and Juan Uribe and a sacrifice fly from...
  • Dodgers squander five-run lead in 8-7 loss to Cubs

    Dodgers squander five-run lead in 8-7 loss to Cubs
    KEY MOMENT: J.P. Howell allowed his first home run of the season, a three-run blast by Arismedy Alcantara that reduced what was once a five-run lead for the Dodgers to 7-6. The Cubs completed their comeback an inning later when Chris Coghlan hit his...
  • Clubhouses unsettled, and so is NL West race after Giants top Dodgers

    Clubhouses unsettled, and so is NL West race after Giants top Dodgers
    The Dodgers are going to the postseason and so, probably, are the San Francisco Giants. As for where they’ll go and who they’ll play, that will be determined over the next few days. But the playoff pressure might already be making itself...
  • Dodgers' Don Mattingly has managed egos as well as games this season

    Dodgers' Don Mattingly has managed egos as well as games this season
    The Dodgers have spent only four days out of first place since July 3, yet Manager Don Mattingly said this season has, in some ways, been more difficult than last year, when the Dodgers entered July in last place. "We’ve had a little more...
  • Dodgers win emotionally charged game over Giants, 4-2

    Dodgers win emotionally charged game over Giants, 4-2
    KEY MOMENT: With the Dodgers holding a 3-2 lead in the eighth inning, Justin Turner provided them with a two-run cushion by blasting a solo home run off Madison Bumgarner. The home run was Turner's second of the game, as the utility man also led off the...
  • A look at what the Dodgers' postseason roster might look like

    A look at what the Dodgers' postseason roster might look like
    And now, on to other things. Besides the post-celebration laundry. As the playoff schedule so thoughtfully provided, the Dodgers are off today, giving them a full day to drink grandpa’s secret hangover concoction and begin to focus on the...
  • Why Yasiel Puig in center field might be the Dodgers' best move

    Why Yasiel Puig in center field might be the Dodgers' best move
    So it’s whatever makes Matt Kemp feel all comfy and cozy? Not really, though there does seem some of that. Dodgers Manager Don Mattingly said Tuesday he’s thinking of moving Yasiel Puig to center, which would allow Kemp to remain in right....