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  • Dodgers net an even 10,000 victories with 6-4 win over Twins

    It was a good night for numbers, if your baseball leanings tend toward the Dodgers. There were the numbers of the day, the ones that showed them dropping the Twins, 6-4, on a cold, rainy Wednesday night in Minneapolis. There were ones spanning the...
  • Dodgers give all-around effort in 6-3 win over Rockies

    AT THE PLATE: Adrian Gonzalez and Matt Kemp hit solo home runs. Gonzalez has a National League-leading eight home runs and Kemp four. Dee Gordon scored the Dodgers' first run, as he tripled in the third inning and scored on a groundout by Hanley Ramirez....
  • Dodgers GM Ned Colletti not keen on dealing extra outfielder

    Dodgers GM Ned Colletti not keen on dealing extra outfielder
    Every game now, Manager Don Mattingly sits a hot bat. Every game, someone is not thrilled, left telling himself to think long term, to think team. If it’s not a serious problem at the moment, you wonder how long that can last. The Dodgers have...
  • Dodgers activate A.J. Ellis and put him in lineup

    Dodgers activate A.J. Ellis and put him in lineup
    A.J. Ellis is back and in the lineup. The Dodgers’ primary catcher was activated from the disabled list prior to Wednesday’s homestand finale against the Miami¬†Marlins and immediately placed in the starting¬†lineup. Catcher Miguel Olivo was...
  • Dodgers lose 18-7 as Arizona tags Clayton Kershaw for seven-run second

    It’s Tony La Russa, baseball genius! Hey, it’s no more a reach than any other explanation for Clayton Kershaw’s incredible meltdown. The Diamondbacks hired La Russa as their new Big Enchilada of Baseball earlier Saturday, and then...
  • 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...
  • The Times' baseball rankings

    Kevin Baxter ranks the 30 teams. Last week's ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday: 1. DETROIT: Tigers starters have given up more than three runs in a game only twice since April 18 (1) 2. OAKLAND: Athletics have outscored opponents...
  • Dodgers can't get it together in Arizona, fall 5-3 to Diamondbacks

    Dodgers can't get it together in Arizona, fall 5-3 to Diamondbacks
    A little of this, a little of that, not enough of anything. The Dodgers continued their meandering ways Sunday, this time losing to the Arizona Diamondbacks, 5-3, at Chase Field. The Dodgers have lost three of their last four and are now one game...
  • Dodgers expect to turn it around after 5-3 loss to Arizona

    Dodgers expect to turn it around after 5-3 loss to Arizona
    With another series completed and lost Sunday, Hanley Ramirez continued to wait for the season to change course. "I'm just waiting for my month," Ramirez said. "First for my week, then for my month. Our month." Other players made similar statements...
  • Scott Van Slyke's play makes it a five-man Dodgers' outfield

    Scott Van Slyke's play makes it a five-man Dodgers' outfield
    Don Mattingly, managerial genius. What a clever guy. He’s deftly come up with a solution to handle dealing with four starting-caliber outfielders. Use five outfielders! All that agony about how to shuffle Carl Crawford, Andre Ethier, Matt Kemp...
  • Hanley Ramirez comes in handy as Dodgers defeat Pirates, 12-2

    Hanley Ramirez comes in handy as Dodgers defeat Pirates, 12-2
    When Hanley Ramirez hits, the Dodgers win — or so it seems. "That's why I haven't been smiling a lot, because I know that," Ramirez said. Ramirez was smiling again Saturday. He broke out offensively, and, coincidentally or not, so did the...
  • Dodgers break out in win but get bad break with Juan Uribe's injury

    Dodgers break out in win but get bad break with Juan Uribe's injury
    This was more like how the Dodgers pictured themselves playing. Even after Adrian Gonzalez hit a two-run home run in the fifth inning to put them in front, they continued scoring runs. They didn't make any errors on defense. Their bullpen pitched four...