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  • Dodgers take advantage of errors to beat White Sox, 5-2

    Dodgers take advantage of errors to beat White Sox, 5-2
    This was the kind of the game the Dodgers have to win. This was the kind of game they haven't won. Monday night, they did. Playing at home with Clayton Kershaw on the mound, the Dodgers reversed a two-run deficit to defeat the Chicago White Sox, 5-2....
  • One year later, Yasiel Puig remains Dodgers' unique phenomenon

    One year later, Yasiel Puig remains Dodgers' unique phenomenon
    He was a sensation, the blinding birth of a new sun. A mass of nuclear energy demanding release that no one could hope to contain. If people struggled to take their eyes off Yasiel Puig, his dynamic play almost would not allow it. What would happen...
  • The second half begins and somehow the Dodgers still aren't on TV

    The second half begins and somehow the Dodgers still aren't on TV
    The first half is over, and how 'bout those Dodgers? Did you see those no-hitters by Clayton Kershaw and Josh Beckett? The exciting Dee Gordon leading the majors in stolen bases and triples? The Yasiel Puig throws and bat flips? What, no? Not one...
  • Yasiel Puig has had quite a year

    Yasiel Puig has had quite a year
    As hitting coach Mark McGwire reflected on Yasiel Puig's first year with the Dodgers, he started looking into the future. Speaking Tuesday before the Dodgers' 4-1 defeat to the Chicago White Sox, McGwire said, "There could a triple crown. I see some...
  • Hyun-Jin Ryu, Dodgers fall to St. Louis Cardinals, 3-1

     Hyun-Jin Ryu, Dodgers fall to St. Louis Cardinals, 3-1
    KEY MOMENT: Jhonny Peralta broke a 1-1 stalemate in the fifth inning, when he drove in two runs on a double to right-center field off Hyun-Jin Ryu. Center fielder Scott Van Slyke appeared to pull up while pursuing the ball when he saw right fielder Yasiel...
  • Dodgers lacking a spark as Dee Gordon tries to ride out slump

    No one thought Dee Gordon was going to keep that .350 batting average going forever. Not Gordon, not his daddy, not the truest Dodgers fan. But no one thought he would crash quite this badly either. Gordon got off to an absolutely remarkable start. He...
  • Manager Don Mattingly says Dodgers are not pulling together as a team

    Former Dodgers manager Tom Lasorda has a saying that current Dodgers Manager Don Mattingly says he has heard all the time: "We all have to get on one end of the rope." It’s meant as a rallying cry for teams that aren’t playing together. It&...
  • Don Mattingly sees selfish attitudes on Dodgers

    Don Mattingly reached his breaking point Wednesday night, using an expletive to describe the Dodgers in the wake of their latest defeat, a 2-1 loss to the Chicago White Sox. "Basically, we're ... ," Mattingly said. "We're just not that good." The...
  • 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...
  • So what's wrong with the sad-sack Dodgers?

    So what's wrong with the sad-sack Dodgers?
    Good thing Los Angeles is a hockey town. Otherwise more might be noticing the continued disintegration of those “cruddy” Dodgers. I was standing in the clubhouse after yet another Dodgers’ home loss this week and a player walked up...
  • Letters: After all this, Kings are royalty in L.A.

    Letters: After all this, Kings are royalty in L.A.
    I finally realize why the Lakers played with so little heart last season and the Dodgers are playing the same way this season. Somehow the Kings got all of it. Art Wastri Los Angeles :: As an avid sports fan in L.A. for over 50 years, I have to...
  • Dodgers get the message? They roll over slumping Rockies, 7-2

    Maybe the Dodgers got their irate manager’s message, maybe they were simply due or, just maybe, they met a team in even worse disarray. In their first game since ManagerĀ  Don Mattingly publicly criticized his team’s play, the Dodgers...