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A.J. Ellis

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  • Dodgers' schedule remains rugged

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Los Angeles Dodgers - INSIDE PITCH SAN FRANCISCO -- The Los Angeles Dodgers swept an important three-game series in San Francisco. Now comes the hard part. The Dodgers' 59-47 record has a 32-18 mark against...
  • Dodgers get second walk-off win of season, beat Padres, 1-0

    Dodgers get second walk-off win of season, beat Padres, 1-0
    KEY MOMENT: The Dodgers moved back into sole possession of first place in the National League with their second walk-off victory of the season, this one courtesy of a sacrifice fly by A.J. Ellis. Adrian Gonzalez led off the ninth inning with a double to...
  • Dodgers likely won't trade the farm for top pitcher

    With Josh Beckett sidelined, Dan Haren inconsistent and the bullpen short on dependable late-inning options, General Manager Ned Colletti said he remains in search of pitching as the July 31 nonwaiver trade deadline approaches. Speaking Saturday...
  • 'Magical words' earn Yasiel Puig second ejection of his career

    The Dodgers had just earned the best record in the National League, so Yasiel Puig could be in a good mood after the game Saturday night. The team wasn’t burned by his ejection in the third inning of a 1-0 win over the Padres. He joked with...
  • Paul Maholm rediscovers comfort zone in start for Dodgers

    Of the first 243 games of Paul Maholm’s career, 242 of them were starts. Pitching every fifth day, settling into a routine — that’s his comfort zone. And until 2014, he didn’t have to leave that zone. He was a starter, nothing...
  • No one better: Why Clayton Kershaw's no-hitter was MLB's all-time best

    No one better: Why Clayton Kershaw's no-hitter was MLB's all-time best
    Belly up and plant a flag, because there's no way of settling this debate. Still, it doesn't mean that an argument can't be made that Clayton Kershaw on Wednesday provided baseball with its greatest pitching performance. Not this season, but ever. As in...
  • Dodgers make it interesting but slip past Padres, 2-1

    It’s a dangerous life the Dodgers are leading. In all three games in San Diego over the weekend, they jumped out to an early lead. And then played like they were all satisfied, failing to truly extend their lead. Which just allowed a Padres team...
  • Dodgers' Zack Greinke gets roughed up in loss to Kansas City, 5-3

    KEY MOMENT: Kansas City starter Jeremy Guthrie had faced the minimum 12 batters through four innings when Adrian Gonzalez and Matt Kemp each singled to start the fifth inning. But Andre Ethier struck out, and A.J. Ellis and Miguel Rojas grounded out....
  • Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw shows pitching virtuosity in Kansas City

    On this night, no one would be sitting on the edge of the seat. In his first start after his no-hitter, Clayton Kershaw gave up a hit to the second batter he faced. Instead, fans could sit back and appreciate the greatness of Kershaw. On a night when he...
  • Clayton Kershaw shuts down Royals in Dodgers' 2-0 win

    Not that Clayton Kershaw has built unrealistic expectations or anything, but the guy gave up six hits Tuesday. And get this, he walked a batter. He did, however, hold the Kansas City Royals scoreless all night, which was a very good thing because the...
  • A.J. Ellis takes a hit in Dodgers' 5-4 win over Royals

    A.J. Ellis takes a hit in Dodgers' 5-4 win over Royals
    KEY MOMENT: A.J. Ellis, in the batter's box, turned his back to the mound. It was the eighth inning, with the score tied, 4-4. The bases were loaded. The ball was coming at him. Ellis realized the ball would hit him. He absorbed the hit by pitch, and...
  • Dodgers could be ready to do a Price check

    Dodgers could be ready to do a Price check
    The most significant development regarding the Dodgers on Wednesday might not have happened here. It might have happened in Florida, where David Price walked off the mound in the ninth inning and waved to the fans of the Tampa Bay Rays. "If this is my...