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A.J. Ellis

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  • A.J. Ellis propels Dodgers to 1-0 win over Padres

    A.J. Ellis propels Dodgers to 1-0 win over Padres
    Catcher A.J. Ellis lifted the Dodgers to a walk-off, 1-0 victory over the San Diego Padres on Saturday night, driving in Adrian Gonzalez with a bases-loaded sacrifice fly to right field in the bottom of the ninth inning. The win moved the Dodgers back...
  • 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...
  • Will Dodgers respond to Don Mattingly?

    Will Dodgers respond to Don Mattingly?
    There was nothing surprising about Don Mattingly's recent criticism of the Dodgers, other than perhaps the decision to use an obscenity to describe the team. Mattingly tried something like this early last year, when the Dodgers were playing even worse...
  • Dodgers get 7-2 win over Rockies and better review from Don Mattingly

    When talking about his team's performance Friday night, Don Mattingly was back to using words that could be printed in a family newspaper. With the Dodgers opening a three-game series against the Colorado Rockies with a 7-2 victory at Coors Field,...
  • Dodgers' Yasiel Puig, Dee Gordon exit game because of hip injuries

    For all the problems the Dodgers have encountered this season, they have remained relatively healthy. Until now, perhaps. Yasiel Puig and Dee Gordon sustained hip injuries Saturday at Coors Field, prompting their early exits from a 5-4, 10-inning...
  • Dodgers hold on to defeat Padres, 1-0

    KEY MOMENT: With the game scoreless, Dee Gordon singled to left field with one out and promptly stole second base. Carl Crawford drew a walk, which brought up Yasiel Puig, who singled to left-center field to drive in Gordon. ON THE MOUND: Five days...
  • 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...