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  • Dodgers show off their firepower in 13-6 rout of Braves in Game 3

    Dodgers show off their firepower in 13-6 rout of Braves in Game 3
    What initially looked like an unfolding crisis quickly turned into the Dodgers' loudest statement of the postseason — even louder than the fans at Dodger Stadium who mocked the Atlanta Braves on Sunday night by mimicking the Tomahawk Chop. In...
  • Dodgers come home for a joy ride

    Dodgers come home for a joy ride
    It's called a Ravine, but on this night it was an ocean, thousands of flapping blue towels washing over the visiting Southerners in giant roaring waves of Dodger. Hanley Ramirez blasting, Carl Crawford tumbling, Chris Capuano dealing, Yasiel Puiging,...
  • Dodgers' ace trumps Braves in postseason opener, 6-1

    Dodgers' ace trumps Braves in postseason opener, 6-1
    ATLANTA — If Clayton Kershaw continues to pitch the way he did Thursday night, the long-term contract to which the Dodgers intend to sign him this winter could cost them even more than they expect. That's fine with minority owner Magic Johnson,...
  • It's Yasiel Puig who unnerves Braves, energizes Dodgers

     It's Yasiel Puig who unnerves Braves, energizes Dodgers
    ATLANTA — October, we'd like you to meet Yasiel Puig. Now duck. The Dodgers rookie stormed into his first postseason Thursday night at Turner Field with the wild swings, crazy sprints, bold throws, and a smiling swagger. The Atlanta Braves tried...
  • Baseball playoffs are a lucky break for the viewer

    October is the month of triple-crown TV viewing. It's playoff time. Nothing better than a couch, a beer and a big-screen TV. To steal from the long-ago "Saturday Night Live" eloquence of Chico Escuela, "Baseball been berry, berry good to us." Sure,...
  • Dodgers' hot season fires up the faithful

    Dodgers' hot season fires up the faithful
    With her Dodgers dogged by injuries, Emma Amaya made a stop before work at the Our Lady Queen of Angels church in downtown Los Angeles, where she lit a prayer candle for her boys in blue. The next day, as the team prepared for game one of their series...
  • Dodgers shut down by Cardinals again, 1-0

    Dodgers shut down by Cardinals again, 1-0
    ST. LOUIS — As the Dodgers' dreams of a World Series title turned into something that would require a miracle to be realized, all Hanley Ramirez could do was watch. Clayton Kershaw was pitching a masterpiece Saturday, but Ramirez couldn't help...
  • Dodgers' title hopes take a one-two punch in St. Louis

    Dodgers' title hopes take a one-two punch in St. Louis
    ST. LOUIS — In the shadow of an arch that looks like a noose, the Dodgers were startled awake from their dream season Saturday while gasping for what feels like their last breath. The memorable remodeling of the last six months has been trashed in...
  • Dodgers' Dee Gordon insists he was safe on stolen base attempt

    Dodgers' Dee Gordon insists he was safe on stolen base attempt
    ATLANTA — Dee Gordon was adamant: When he attempted to steal second base in the ninth inning of the Dodgers' 4-3 defeat to the Atlanta Braves Friday night, he was safe. "I'm not going to harp on what he called, but I thought I was safe," Gordon...
  • Dodgers' Don Mattingly's margin for error just got smaller

    Dodgers' Don Mattingly's margin for error just got smaller
    ATLANTA — He stared sullenly from the dugout as thousands of red-foam tomahawks were shaking above him. He quietly shook his head at the field as ominous chanting echoed around him. Later, in a cramped and still interview room, he spoke slowly...
  • Splitting is a headache for the Dodgers

     Splitting is a headache for the Dodgers
    ATLANTA -- This was a game the Dodgers could have won. They could have boarded their charter flight to Los Angeles on Friday night with a commanding lead over the Atlanta Braves in the National League division series. Instead, the Braves' 4-3...
  • Dodgers' Matt Kemp is shut down for playoffs

    Dodgers' Matt Kemp is shut down for playoffs
    When the Dodgers open the playoffs in Atlanta on Thursday, center fielder Matt Kemp will be on crutches. If they reach the World Series, he'll be limited to waving a towel in the dugout. Kemp's injury-plagued season came to an abrupt end Sunday when a...