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  • Dodgers thinking of moving Yasiel Puig to center field

    Yasiel Puig, center fielder? The idea entered Manager Don Mattingly’s mind as he watched Matt Kemp play in right field Monday night. Kemp started there in place of Puig, who was out of the lineup because of a bruised left hand. Kemp, who was moved...
  • Dodgers' Dan Haren gives a baffling effort in 2-1 win over Angels

    The Angels knew Dan Haren well from the 21/2 years he spent in Anaheim from 2010 to 2012, and the right-hander they remember did not jibe with the one who went 0-5 with a 10.03 earned-run average in his previous five starts and was on the verge of being...
  • Cubs 8, Dodgers 2

    The Sports Xchange By Forrest Lee, The Sports Xchange Cubs 8, Dodgers 2 LOS ANGELES -- The Chicago Cubs snapped the Los Angeles Dodgers' six-game winning streak with an 8-2 victory before 47,900 fans at Dodger Stadium on Friday night. The Cubs (46-62)...
  • Dodgers' Dan Haren drops fifth straight start in 8-2 loss to Cubs

    Dodgers' Dan Haren drops fifth straight start in 8-2 loss to Cubs
    KEY MOMENT: The Cubs broke a 1-1 stalemate in a disastrous third inning for the Dodgers. Ryan Sweeney singled to right field to drive in Anthony Rizzo and move the Cubs in front, 2-1. Matt Kemp fielded Sweeney's hit and made a throw to third base that...
  • Dodgers' six-game winning streak ends in 8-2 loss to Cubs

    Not so hot, it seems. And certainly, as it turned out, not invulnerable. Owners of the National League’s best record were riding a season-high six-game winning streak, playing the lowly Chicago Cubs and facing a rookie right-hander making just his...
  • Cubs Game Day: Cubs, Hendricks coast to 8-2 win

    Cubs Game Day: Cubs, Hendricks coast to 8-2 win
    LOS ANGELES -- The Chicago Cubs' ticket list already was stretched with manager Rick Renteria and starting rookie pitcher Kyle Hendricks returning Friday night to Dodger Stadium. Their level of support was expanded, but it also put stress on the...
  • Solution to Dodgers' outfielder surplus discovered: Use one as a DH

    Too many star outfielders? For a few brief games, no problem. Actually, it's a very good thing. The Dodgers opened a mini two-game series in Anaheim on Wednesday, which means using the designated hitter. Which meant Andre Ethier, Carl Crawford, Matt...
  • Turner showing versatility for Dodgers

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Los Angeles Dodgers - INSIDE PITCH LOS ANGELES -- Versatility is one of the strengths of Justin Turner. The Los Angeles Dodgers reserve started at second on Sunday to give Dee Gordon off. This came one day after...
  • Cubs bring Dodgers crashing back to Earth, take series with 7-3 win

    Just when you think the Dodgers are starting to really get it figured out, along come the Chicago Cubs. Those would be the last-in-their-division Cubs, taking on the best-record-in-the-league Dodgers. Time to think again. After the Dodgers had won a...
  • Report: Matt Kemp clears waivers, but claim put on Hanley Ramirez

    Ah, yes, it’s that time of year. No, not for beaches and family vacations and pushing the credit card limit. For trying to rush every breathing player with a fat contract through waivers. The Dodgers, of course, have their share of fat contracts...
  • Matt Kemp turns into the Dodgers' right fielder today

    Matt Kemp turns into the Dodgers' right fielder today
    Well, Matt Kemp said he didn’t envision remaining a left fielder. I didn’t envision myself ever coming back from vacation, either, but here we are. I’m done with the pina coladas, and at least for the day, Kemp is no longer in left....
  • Dodgers unable to complete a comeback in 7-3 loss to Cubs

    KEY MOMENT: Matt Kemp's fifth home run in six games, a sixth-inning solo blast, reduced the Dodgers' deficit to 3-2. But any chance of a comeback was lost in the eighth inning, when Brandon League walked the bases loaded and gave up three runs. League's...