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  • 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' Clayton Kershaw tosses no-hitter

    Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw tosses no-hitter
    LOS ANGELES -- Clayton Kershaw tossed his first career no-hitter, and the Los Angeles Dodgers pounded the Colorado Rockies 8-0 Wednesday night at Dodger Stadium. Kershaw (7-2) struck out a career-high 15 and issued no walks in his 107-pitch outing. He...
  • 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...
  • The secret to rediscovering A.J. Ellis -- find the old A.J. Ellis

    A.J. Ellis had lost his way, a price it seems, for always wanting to improve. The trouble with trying to become a better hitter was, he was no longer the hitter who had been successful the past two seasons as the Dodgers’ main catcher. Ellis has...
  • Dodgers put Chone Figgins on disabled list with quad strain

    Some return, some leave. It’s baseball life and the disabled list, and the carousel continued Saturday for the Dodgers. One day after getting A.J. Ellis and Hanley Ramirez back in the lineup, the Dodgers announced prior to Saturday’s game...
  • Dodgers again flex their muscles against Diamondbacks in 7-0 win

    Dodgers again flex their muscles against Diamondbacks in 7-0 win
    If every team they played were like the Arizona Diamondbacks, the Dodgers would be the ’27 Yankees. They’d be less a team than a legend. Forget cable, network television would demand they be on in prime time. When the Dodgers play the...
  • Time for these oh-so-average Dodgers to actually get it rolling

    Time for these oh-so-average Dodgers to actually get it rolling
    The Los Angeles Dodgers, most expensive mediocre team in baseball history? Of course, they’re the most expensive any kind of team right now, but are hardly looking like that juggernaut that was supposed to pillage the Nation League on its way to...
  • 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...
  • 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...