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  • Poor start dooms Dodgers in 8-4 loss to Giants

    Poor start dooms Dodgers in 8-4 loss to Giants
    San Francisco Giants 8, Dodgers 4 KEY MOMENT: With the Dodgers' early 8-0 deficit cut in half, Hanley Ramirez stole second base with Adrian Gonzalez at the plate and no outs in the seventh inning. However, Giants Manager Bruce Bochy challenged and...
  • Dodgers fall flat in 7-0 loss to Phillies

    Dodgers fall flat in 7-0 loss to Phillies
    ON THE MOUND: Paul Maholm lasted only five innings and was charged with five runs (four earned) and eight hits. The Phillies blew open the game in the fifth inning, which included a two-run home run by Ryan Howard and a throwing error by Maholm that...
  • Dodgers wrap up second game against Twins, 4-3, in 12 innings

    Dodgers wrap up second game against Twins, 4-3, in 12 innings
    KEY MOMENT: Scott Van Slyke, who scored the Dodgers' first run after tripling off the top of the center-field wall in the sixth, scored the tiebreaking run six innings later when he homered leading off the 12th. Drew Butera, who played parts of four...
  • Dodgers bullpen stumbles in 3-2 loss to Giants

    Giants 3, Dodgers 2 KEY MOMENT: Brandon League is guaranteed a combined $17 million over this season and next, which is probably why he is still with the Dodgers and Paco Rodriguez isn’t. Because the Dodgers can’t send League to the minor...
  • Tired Dodgers bullpen gets more taxed in 7-0 loss to Phillies

    The Dodgers are in first place, but they might not be for long if something doesn't change. "I don't think we can sustain this pace," Manager Don Mattingly said. The bullpen is overworked, enough to where the Dodgers decided to face the Philadelphia...
  • Dodgers' Kenley Jansen is on a work overload

    Dodgers' Kenley Jansen is on a work overload
    Kenley Jansen has appeared in 16 games this season. No pitcher in the major leagues has pitched in more. If the Dodgers closer sustains that pace, he will pitch in 100 games this season. Mike Marshall has the record with 106 appearances in 1974. "I...
  • Dodgers, after surprise link to Sterling scandal, stall to 6-1 loss

    Matt Kemp suddenly found himself linked to the Donald Sterling scandal Sunday. In the hours leading up to the Dodgers' 6-1 defeat by the Colorado Rockies, the celebrity gossip site TMZ released a second audio recording of what was said to be a...
  • Clayton Kershaw won't pitch for Dodgers on Sunday because of sore back

    Clayton Kershaw won't pitch for Dodgers on Sunday because of sore back
    The Dodgers won two games on their season-opening trip to Australia last week, but they may have lost two of their top three starters along the way after Clayton Kershaw was scratched from Sunday’s game in San Diego because of a sore back and Hyun-...
  • Zack Greinke labors through Dodgers' 8-5 win over Arizona

    Zack Greinke labors through Dodgers' 8-5 win over Arizona
    ON THE MOUND: Zack Greinke wasn't at his best as he gave up eight hits and threw 103 pitches in 5 1/3 innings. But he held the Diamondbacks to one run, which allowed him to depart the game with a 6-1 lead and earn his third victory of the season. As a...
  • Dodgers, Hyun-Jin Ryu can't get it going in 4-1 loss to Diamondbacks

    Dodgers, Hyun-Jin Ryu can't get it going in 4-1 loss to Diamondbacks
    The Dodgers lost, 4-1, to the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday, and maybe your first reaction is, so what? They have this thing all but locked up, still lead the National League West by 12 games with only 17 to play, are still in total control. And...
  • Could Dodgers' bullpen glut mean Chris Withrow starts in minors?

    Could Dodgers' bullpen glut mean Chris Withrow starts in minors?
    Let’s count, because we do that a lot watching baseball. Numbers are everywhere. Whether you are a traditionalist or convinced WAR is the greatest number ever, this is for everyone. Count with me now: Kenley Jansen, Brian Wilson, J.P. Howell, Paco...
  • Dodgers bring back reliever Jamey Wright

    Hope Jamey Wright can adjust. Wright, who has made a career out of making teams as a non-roster invitee, Monday signed a one-year deal with the Dodgers, The Times’ Dylan Hernandez tweeted. That’s not the same as saying Wright will...