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Skip Schumaker

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  • Skip Schumaker says Dodgers have talent, but it's not always enough

    From the home clubhouse here, the Cincinnati Reds' Skip Schumaker keeps an eye on his old team. The Dodgers have yet to win more than three consecutive games, while the San Francisco Giants have the best record in the major leagues. The Giants are...
  • Dodgers give up two quick runs, can't catch Reds in 4-1 loss

    KEY MOMENT: Zack Greinke gave up hits on three consecutive pitches — a single by Skip Schumaker, a home run by Todd Frazier and a double by Joey Votto — before getting an out. The Reds had a 2-1 lead and never looked back, although Greinke...
  • Dodgers getting a needed, if unexpected, lift from Justin Turner

    Justin Turner wasn’t looking like much of a grand Dodgers addition. He seemed light years away from the utility players lost in the off-season, Skip Schumaker and Nick Punto. By May 21 Turner was batting just .218 with an equally woeful .269...
  • 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...
  • Dodgers beat Reds after Hyun-Jin Ryu is perfect for seven innings

    If on Sunday Josh Beckett came up with the incredible, on Monday Hyun-Jin Ryu threatened to answer with the unbelievable. One day after Beckett threw the 21st no-hitter in Dodgers’ history, Ryu took a perfect game into the eighth inning. After...
  • Scott Van Slyke leads Dodgers past Arizona, 3-1, in season opener

    Scott Van Slyke leads Dodgers past Arizona, 3-1, in season opener
    SYDNEY, Australia — Scott Van Slyke knows this won’t last forever. When Carl Crawford and Matt Kemp return, Van Slyke will be the Dodgers’ fifth outfielder. But however the remainder of the season unfolds for him, Van Slyke will always...
  • Dodgers' Dee Gordon works toward becoming the starting second baseman

     Dodgers' Dee Gordon works toward becoming the starting second baseman
    Having fulfilled his initial goal of making the Dodgers' opening-day roster, Dee Gordon now has a new ambition. "Do what I can to be the starting second baseman, just show them they can trust me and give them confidence that I can be their guy every...
  • Dodgers' Carl Crawford has three good reasons for switching uniform numbers

    PHOENIX — Carl Crawford is sporting a new number this spring, having dumped the No. 25 he wore last year in favor of No. 3. "I didn't like the number," Crawford said. "I wanted to change. It just didn't feel comfortable." When Crawford arrived...
  • Home magic: Dodgers score four times in ninth to stun Rays, 7-6

    Home magic: Dodgers score four times in ninth to stun Rays, 7-6
    The lights were wrong and the throws were wrong, and this whole Dodger Stadium thing just looked wrong. And then suddenly, things went right, things went very, very right. After falling behind six runs to Cy Young winner David Price and Tampa Bay, the...
  • Hyun-Jin Ryu throws two-hitter and Dodgers still lose, 2-1

    Hyun-Jin Ryu throws two-hitter and Dodgers still lose, 2-1
    It’s not easy to give up only two hits in eight innings and lose, as Hyun-Jin Ryu did Monday night, but then very little comes easily to the Dodgers these days. Ryu gave up only one hit through six innings, but it happened to be good for a two-run...
  • Comeback heightens Dodgers' feeling something special is going on

    Comeback heightens Dodgers' feeling something special is going on
    Careful now, don’t get too excited. Anyway, try to remember the date and the 47 games still to go and all the strange things that can yet happen. Are you pulling it off? It can be tough after games like Friday's victory over the Tampa Bay Rays....
  • This time Skip Schumaker, Hyun-Jin Ryu lead Dodgers to 4-1 win

    Skip Schumaker doesn’t look like a guy who would try to steal the spotlight. A guy who would photo bomb that nice picture of Hyun-Jin Ryu and Shin-Soo Choo’s big moment. But there he was, playing only because Carl Crawford was sick, and...