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A.J. Ellis

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  • Catch to Dodgers' offense is they're getting none behind the plate

    The Dodgers’ hitting woes go beyond the current slumps of Hanley Ramirez and Yasiel Puig. That’s a fairly recent thing. But all season long, the Dodgers have received precious little offense from their catchers. As a unit, their catchers...
  • Dodgers' Don Mattingly needs to set his alarm

    Dodgers' Don Mattingly needs to set his alarm
    The quotes were as stunning as the result. "I think this a good game for us," Manager Don Mattingly told reporters Wednesday after the Dodgers' worst loss of the season. "This effort right here and this determination and perseverance from our guys is...
  • Dodgers lose a marathon, 8-5, to Nationals in 14 innings

    Baseball, such a stupid game. Such an impossible, wonderful, completely insane game. It was all that and still more on a surreal Wednesday afternoon at Dodger Stadium. It wasn’t one game, it was about seven. Had more twists than 10 Agatha Christie...
  • Guerrero rejoins Dodgers five months off schedule

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Los Angeles Dodgers - INSIDE PITCH LOS ANGELES -- Statistically, Alex Guerrero's first season in the United States was a success. He hit .329 with 17 home runs and 57 RBIs in 77 minor league games, primarily in the...
  • The singular sensation that is the Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw

    Yes, Obi-Wan, spoiled are you. Your master he is, and defeat him you cannot. All right, I apologize for that, but understand people are running out of fresh ways to describe the consistent brilliance of Clayton Kershaw. “Just use my quotes...
  • Kershaw cools Nationals bats

    Kershaw cools Nationals bats
    Clayton Kershaw pitched eight strong innings for his major-league leading 17th win and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Nationals 4-1 Tuesday night. LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Washington Nationals entered Tuesday's game as one of baseball's hottest-...
  • Dodgers plug in call-up, give slumping Puig a rest

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Los Angeles Dodgers - INSIDE PITCH LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Dodgers tried a few things to shake Yasiel Puig out of his slump. They have a new tool in their arsenal now -- Joc Pederson. The blue-chip prospect...
  • Kershaw dominant in Dodgers win over Nationals

    The Sports Xchange By Forrest Lee, The Sports Xchange Kershaw dominant in Dodgers win over Nationals LOS ANGELES -- Just another day in the park for Clayton Kershaw. Kershaw earned his major-league-leading 17th win, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers...
  • Dodgers batter Diamondbacks in 9-5 victory

    Dodgers batter Diamondbacks in 9-5 victory
    AT THE PLATE: The Dodgers brutalized Diamondbacks starter Trevor Cahill, who was charged with the eight runs (six earned) and six hits in only 3 1/3 innings. Matt Kemp hit a two-run home run in the first inning. The score was tied, 2-2, until the...
  • D-backs taking it slow with Corbin

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Arizona Diamondbacks - INSIDE PITCH PHOENIX -- The Diamondbacks are taking the long view toward All-Star left-hander Patrick Corbin as he recovers from spring Tommy John surgery, and they are not counting on him to...
  • SS Ramirez rejoins Dodgers' lineup

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Los Angeles Dodgers - INSIDE PITCH LOS ANGELES -- One of the 10 injured Los Angeles Dodgers returned Sunday when Hanley Ramirez came off the disabled and started against the New York Mets. The shortstop missed two...
  • It's the good Dan Haren in Dodgers' 6-2 win over Mets

    What to make of Dan Haren? Smart, effective pitcher who has enough stuff and guile to still be a very effective major-league pitcher? Or a soft-tossing over-the-hill right-hander clinging to a rotation spot? These days the answer almost depends on...