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  • Yasiel Puig homer has whiff-prone Dodgers smelling like a rose in win

    Yasiel Puig homer has whiff-prone Dodgers smelling like a rose in win
    Yasiel Puig's phenomenal rookie season reached a new pinnacle Sunday when he turned a historic display of futility into a footnote washed away by more Dodgers glory. Puig, after flailing through three of the team's 20 strikeouts against the Cincinnati...
  • Dodgers prospect Joc Pederson might be top trade bait

    NEW YORK — As May turned to June, the Dodgers needed a center fielder. Matt Kemp's hamstring had given out on him. The Dodgers liked Skip Schumaker in center field for a day or two, but no way for a month. They did not like any of their center...
  • Dodgers: Matt Kemp benched for day, not bound for disabled list

    Matt Kemp was not in the Dodgers' starting lineup Sunday, one day after expressing his anger about being removed from Saturday's game as part of a double-switch. Manager Don Mattingly called the move "a baseball decision" and said the benching was not...
  • Dodgers blow lead in ninth but rally to win in 11 innings, 5-3

    Dodgers blow lead in ninth but rally to win in 11 innings, 5-3
    Say this for the Dodgers, they may not win a lot, but when they do, they tend to make it interesting. They seemed all set to win a routine game Saturday -- getting great starting pitching, a spurt of timely hitting and even a game-saving defensive...
  • Dodgers call up veteran reliever Peter Moylan, demote Javy Guerra

    Dodgers call up veteran reliever Peter Moylan, demote Javy Guerra
    Before starting a three-game series in Denver on Friday, the Dodgers, as expected, made a roster move. Just not the one anticipated, unless your memory goes back to spring training. The Dodgers called up a minor leaguer, only not one named Yasiel Puig...
  • Yasiel Puig ends Dodgers' futility with winning homer in 11th inning

    Yasiel Puig and the Dodgers persevered through the team’s most futile attempt to ever hit a baseball Sunday, with the rookie finally crushing an 11th-inning home run into the left-field pavilion. The smash capped a Dodgers’ record of 20...
  • Dodgers' winning streak goes boom in 16-1 loss to Phillies

    Dodgers' winning streak goes boom in 16-1 loss to Phillies
    Hey, if you’re going to have a six-game winning streak come to end, might as well make it a loss of the mushroom cloud variety. The historic kind. One of those no-doubters, a rub-your-nose-in-it losses where they kick sand on your face and...
  • Skip Schumaker only Dodgers pitcher to not allow run in loss

    Before the Dodgers’ historic 16-1 loss to the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday night, Manager Don Mattingly explained what he saw as the biggest change during the team’s season-best six-game win streak. Finally, the manager said, each of his...
  • A.J. Ellis has five RBIs to lead Dodgers past Blue Jays, 14-5

    And on it goes, the Dodgers – yawn – winning again, setting a season-high this, a career-high that. Despite Matt Kemp's being out with a sprained ankle and Yasiel Puig still acting mortal (at least at the plate), the Dodgers kept rolling...
  • Dodgers hang Matt Magill out to dry, fall to Braves 8-1

    Dodgers hang Matt Magill out to dry, fall to Braves 8-1
    The palpable frustration is creeping back for the Dodgers as Puigmania slowly loses its freshness. The images were clear Sunday: Adrian Gonzalez staring blankly at the baseball in his left hand after making an error that led to four runs in the third...
  • Dodgers get revenge on Ian Kennedy, Ricky Nolasco shines in win, 6-1

    Dodgers get revenge on Ian Kennedy, Ricky Nolasco shines in win, 6-1
    After Ian Kennedy hit Yasiel Puig and Zack Greinke with pitches above the shoulder, sparking a brawl in the Dodgers 5-3 win over the Diamondbacks on June 11, catcher Tim Federowicz said the team hoped they would face Kennedy again this season. Tuesday...
  • Dodgers' Skip Schumaker looks to extend career-best hitting streak

    Dodgers' Skip Schumaker looks to extend career-best hitting streak
    In his last at-bat of the Dodgers’ 5-0 win over the Braves¬†on Thursday night, Skip Schumaker¬†smacked the first pitch he saw from reliever Cory Gearrin up the middle to extend his career-best hitting streak to 13 games. The one-out, eighth-inning...