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  • Yasiel Puig leads Dodgers to third consecutive win, 3-1

    So really, honestly, this time it could be different? This time a Dodgers team finally approaching full strength and buoyed by the arrival of phenom Yasiel Puig could actually be readying a real run? There were signs again Monday night that it could...
  • Yasiel Puig leads Dodgers past Giants, 3-1, for rare three-game win streak

    As much entertainment as Yasiel Puig has provided in his three weeks with the Dodgers, his presence hasn't had a pronounced effect on the team's win-loss record. Until now, perhaps. By virtue of a 3-1 victory over the San Francisco Giants at Dodger...
  • Dodgers go extra only to lose to Diamondbacks, 8-6

    And then on Wednesday, all was calm. No hit batters, no ejections, no bubbling testosterone. There was just a pretty decent baseball game, ultimately won 8-6 in 12 innings by the Diamondbacks before a Dodger Stadium crowd of 41,927. This marked...
  • New troops can't get Dodgers offense going in 3-0 loss to Pirates

    New troops can't get Dodgers offense going in 3-0 loss to Pirates
    The Dodgers’ refrain: Wait until we get our guys back! Wait for the cavalry! The first wave came Friday, and for one night, the new Dodgers looked a lot like those old Dodgers. Offense continued to be mere rumor, the Dodgers going meekly in a 3-...
  • Yasiel Puig's first act with Dodgers is a thriller

    Yasiel Puig's first act with Dodgers is a thriller
    Wednesday night's game between the Dodgers and the Padres wasn't held at Dodger Stadium, as scheduled. It took place at Yasiel Puig World. Disney might try to buy the place and raise ticket prices some more. Hours before the Cuban overnight...
  • Dodgers walk off with wild victory against Braves, 2-1

    The Dodgers won in walk-off fashion. And believe it or not, Yasiel Puig had nothing to do with the late-game heroics. He was standing in the on-deck circle as Juan Uribe stood at the plate with runners on the corners and one out. Braves reliever Anthony...
  • Dodgers rally for 5-3 win as Ted Lilly shines, Matt Kemp fumes

    Dodgers rally for 5-3 win as Ted Lilly shines, Matt Kemp fumes
    Give the Dodgers a moment for it to soak in, to refresh memories. It has been awhile. The Dodgers lost a lead, rallied to regain it and then even built upon it a tad. All around a little Matt Kemp drama. After losing a 3-1 lead almost solely...
  • Don Mattingly is worth saving, but who among Dodgers can do it?

    Don Mattingly is worth saving, but who among Dodgers can do it?
    From the moment Don Mattingly made his Dodgers managerial debut in the spring of 2011, he has made it his mission to protect his players. He shielded them from the distractions of the end of the Frank McCourt era, allowing the talents of Matt Kemp and...
  • Dodgers mulling Dee Gordon as a second baseman

    Now this seems an experiment worth undertaking: Dee Gordon, second baseman. For the last two days, Gordon has been taking pregame grounders for the Albuquerque Isotopes at second base. This is not because second baseman Mark Ellis is more...
  • Hanley Ramirez, Adrian Gonzalez on Dodgers' latest injuries

    SAN FRANCISCO -- Hanley Ramirez hobbled to his locker. Adrian Gonzalez walked out of the clubhouse clutching a neck brace. Those were the defining images for the Dodgers on Friday, more so than the shuffle off the field after Buster Posey hit the walk-...
  • It's come to this: When Dodgers' options all appear unattractive

    It's come to this: When Dodgers' options all appear unattractive
    The Dodgers are long past making the kind of roster moves they’d like to make, so here comes Dee Gordon. It is not a very attractive development, but the kind a team is forced to make when they’re asking for a show of hands of the healthy...
  • For Dodgers' Mark Ellis, two big bumps broke up grind of season

    For Dodgers' Mark Ellis, two big bumps broke up grind of season
    PHOENIX — We might picture Mark Ellis' 2012 Dodgers season as a smooth road, with giant bumps at each end. The statistics mostly reflect the smooth part. The veteran second baseman, as reliable as your garage door opener, hit .258, with 62...