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A.J. Ellis

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  • Carl Crawford unsure where he fits in Dodgers' outfield

    As Carl Crawford approaches his return from the disabled list, the Dodgers' outfield overcrowding is about to resurface as an issue. Crawford is not promised an everyday job when he comes back. So, although the Dodgers have considered whether to...
  • Scott Van Slyke has two homers, four RBIs in Dodgers' 6-2 win

    Scott Van Slyke has two homers, four RBIs in Dodgers' 6-2 win
    KEY MOMENT: Scott Van Slyke already had hit one home run against left-hander Tony Cingrani when, in the fifth inning, Van Slyke came up with two on and two out. The Reds had right-hander Logan Ondrusek warming up, but they stuck with Cingrani. He gave...
  • Dodgers give up two quick runs, can't catch Reds in 4-1 loss

    KEY MOMENT: Zack Greinke gave up hits on three consecutive pitches — a single by Skip Schumaker, a home run by Todd Frazier and a double by Joey Votto — before getting an out. The Reds had a 2-1 lead and never looked back, although Greinke...
  • Hyun-Jin Ryu shows quality of Dodgers starters in another 1-0 win

    The Dodgers went into the All-Star break Sunday with the best record in the National League. Their 1-0 victory over the San Diego Padres demonstrated why. The Dodgers scored seven runs in the four-game series at Dodger Stadium, but won three times....
  • Dodgers' options have been limited by injuries

    Dodgers' options have been limited by injuries
    The Dodgers do not know when Hanley Ramirez might play again. Maybe Saturday. Maybe not. Maybe he goes on the disabled list. He could not play Thursday, one day after he got a cortisone injection to combat inflammation in his throwing shoulder. He could...
  • Dodgers activate A.J. Ellis from the disabled list

    Catcher A.J. Ellis was activated from the disabled list by the Dodgers, who optioned Tim Federowicz to triple-A Albuquerque in a corresponding move. Ellis sprained his ankle while celebrating Josh Beckett’s no-hitter on May 25, as he stepped on...
  • Dodgers starter Chad Billingsley partially tears flexor tendon in arm

    Dodgers starting pitcher Chad Billingsley is no longer on course to return around the All-Star break because of a partially torn flexor tendon in his arm, the team announced before its game against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Thursday afternoon. The...
  • Matt Kemp helps lift Dodgers to 4-3 win over Diamondbacks

    Matt Kemp helps lift Dodgers to 4-3 win over Diamondbacks
    ON THE MOUND: Clayton Kershaw appears to be rounding into form. The two-time Cy Young Award winner won his third consecutive start by limiting the Diamondbacks to one run and eight hits over seven innings. The last time Kershaw's ERA was under 3.00 was...
  • Dodgers head into All-Star break after another 1-0 win over Padres

    Dodgers head into All-Star break after another 1-0 win over Padres
    At portable speaker night in Los Angeles, the Dodgers’ offense went into the All-Star break quietly. The team got another dominating starting pitching performance -- this time from Hyun-Jin Ryu -- but needed another late-inning rally to dispose of...
  • Hanley Ramirez doesn't blame injury for error during Kershaw's gem

    There was one blip in Clayton Kershaw’s gem, the one thing he couldn’t control. In the seventh inning of Kershaw’s eventual no-hitter, Rockies’ leadoff hitter Corey Dickerson slapped a ball toward shortstop Hanley Ramirez....
  • Arguing that Clayton Kershaw just pitched the best game in history

    Best pitching performance ever. I don’t mean this month or this year, I mean ever. As in the entire history of baseball. Impossible to prove? Maybe, but not to argue. And I’m arguing that Clayton Kershaw’s no-hitter against the...
  • Mark Walter calls Dodgers' home woes hard to understand

    Mark Walter calls Dodgers' home woes hard to understand
    The Dodgers' controlling owner didn't look or sound overly preoccupied Friday when asked about his team's underwhelming performance. "We have a lot of time," Mark Walter said. Walter repeated the thought several times before the Dodgers' 69th game...