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A.J. Ellis

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  • Showalter 'proud' of Orioles after American League-leading six Gold Glove finalists

    Showalter 'proud' of Orioles after American League-leading six Gold Glove finalists
    In rebuilding the Orioles into a contender, manager Buck Showalter knew a greater priority needed to be placed on playing exceptional defense. Now, after a year during which the club set new standards for defensive excellence, the Orioles are being...
  • Dodgers head home with breathing room in NL West

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Los Angeles Dodgers - INSIDE PITCH CHICAGO -- When Los Angeles Dodgers manager Don Mattingly viewed the 2014 schedule and saw a late-season series with the San Francisco Giants, he immediately figured that meeting...
  • Dodgers use six-run first inning to beat Cubs, 14-5

    Dodgers use six-run first inning to beat Cubs, 14-5
    AT THE PLATE: Catcher A.J. Ellis entered the day with only one home run. On Friday, he hit a pair of two-run home runs, including a blast that capped the Dodgers' six-run first inning. The multi-home run game was the second in Ellis' career. The first, in...
  • Kershaw scuffles to 20th win of season

    The Sports Xchange By Jack McCarthy, The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Updating" MIlwaukee loss clinches postseason for L.A. 7th graph Kershaw scuffles to 20th win of season CHICAGO -- Fastballs missed their target and breaking balls went awry but left-...
  • Friday's recap: Dodgers 14, Cubs 5

    Friday's recap: Dodgers 14, Cubs 5
    The summary The Dodgers knocked Edwin Jackson out in the first inning and cruised to a 14-5 victory at Wrigley Field. Clayton Kershaw (20-3) became the first pitcher this season to win 20 games after giving up three runs over five innings. He is now...
  • Dodgers 14, Cubs 5

    The Sports Xchange By Jack McCarthy, The Sports Xchange Dodgers 14, Cubs 5 CHICAGO -- Left-hander Clayton Kershaw became the first 20-game winner of the season in the major leagues and helped put Los Angeles on the verge of the National League playoffs...
  • Clayton Kershaw first to 20 wins as Dodgers roll over Cubs, 14-5

    Clayton Kershaw first to 20 wins as Dodgers roll over Cubs, 14-5
    Remember, they all count the same now. The works of art, those that are uglier than sin and the what-exactly-was-that-again victory? If anyone having trouble with what to make of the Dodgers’ 14-5 victory over the Cubs on Friday afternoon at...
  • Dodgers stage rare, and much needed, comeback win over Cubs, 8-4

    It was doom and gloom. Wailing into the dark night, cursing of baseball fates and all things Wrigley Field. The Dodgers started one of their two aces, Zack Greinke, and he struggled in a five-inning outing. They trailed the Cubs by three runs, 4-1,...
  • Dodgers' starter in Giants series still to be determined

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Los Angeles Dodgers - INSIDE PITCH CHICAGO -- Following their weekend series in Chicago, the Los Angeles Dodgers return home for a crucial three-game series with the San Francisco Giants, the team on their heels in...
  • Dodgers bail out shaky start by Zack Greinke with late rally to beat Cubs

    Dodgers bail out shaky start by Zack Greinke with late rally to beat Cubs
    The Dodgers won a game started by Zack Greinke, which, on the surface, probably doesn't sound surprising. Only this wasn't an ordinary start for Greinke. Greinke was spared a deserved defeat Wednesday night, as the Dodgers did everything but turn on...
  • Dodgers rally in seventh inning to beat Cubs, 8-4

    Dodgers rally in seventh inning to beat Cubs, 8-4
    KEY MOMENT: The Dodgers were down, 4-1, until they scored five runs in the seventh inning to move in front, 6-4. Consecutive singles by Hanley Ramirez and pinch-hitter Carl Crawford put men on the corners with one out. That was followed by a hard-hit...
  • Dodgers 8, Cubs 4

    The Sports Xchange By John Jackson, The Sports Xchange Dodgers 8, Cubs 4 CHICAGO -- After squandering two chances at big innings with baserunning mistakes earlier in the game, the Los Angeles Dodgers capitalized on an error to erupt for five runs in...