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Mark Ellis

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  • It's now time for Dodgers to make decisions on their 10 free agents

    It's now time for Dodgers to make decisions on their 10 free agents
    Missing baseball already? Fear not, seam head, the hot stove league is now officially underway. One day they wrap up the World Series, the next they start anew. And because I know you were wondering, Bovada has listed the Dodgers as 7-1 favorites to win...
  • Are Dodgers really counting on Alex Guerrero to start at second?

    Are Dodgers really counting on Alex Guerrero to start at second?
    It’s the first of November, and how does your team shape up for 2014? Never too early to get overly excited, raise an eyebrow or, for some, to flat-out panic. The Dodgers are in better shape than most heading into the off-season, or at least the...
  • Daily Dodger in Review: Mark Ellis has been everything you expected

    Daily Dodger in Review: Mark Ellis has been everything you expected
    MARK ELLIS, 36, second base Final 2013 stats: .270 batting average, six home runs, 48 RBI, 46 runs, .323 on-base and .352 slugging percentages, and six errors. Contract status: Free agent after his option was declined. The good: Was a finalist for a...
  • Dodgers look pretty much the same, which isn't bad

    Dodgers look pretty much the same, which isn't bad
    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — The Dodgers left baseball's winter meetings Thursday with almost the same team as last season. They didn't trade Matt Kemp. They didn't trade for David Price. They didn't sign Juan Uribe or anyone else who could start at...
  • Clayton Kershaw strikes out 12 as Dodgers defeat Braves, 6-1

    Clayton Kershaw strikes out 12 as Dodgers defeat Braves, 6-1
    The Dodgers looked like that team from midsummer that stormed to the top of the division, while Clayton Kershaw looked a lot like the pitcher they’ve seen all season. It all proved too much for the Atlanta Braves, who saw the Dodgers jump out to a...
  • Dodgers' Don Mattingly's margin for error just got smaller

    Dodgers' Don Mattingly's margin for error just got smaller
    ATLANTA — He stared sullenly from the dugout as thousands of red-foam tomahawks were shaking above him. He quietly shook his head at the field as ominous chanting echoed around him. Later, in a cramped and still interview room, he spoke slowly...
  • Splitting is a headache for the Dodgers

     Splitting is a headache for the Dodgers
    ATLANTA -- This was a game the Dodgers could have won. They could have boarded their charter flight to Los Angeles on Friday night with a commanding lead over the Atlanta Braves in the National League division series. Instead, the Braves' 4-3...
  • Hyun-Jin Ryu leads Dodgers to 3-0 victory over Cardinals in Game 3

    Hyun-Jin Ryu leads Dodgers to 3-0 victory over Cardinals in Game 3
    Truth is, the Dodgers could not be certain what to expect when Hyun-Jin Ryu took the mound to start Game 3. Not after his disastrous previous outing in the playoffs, and then there was the concern he was hiding an injury. They just knew they needed a...
  • Jon Jay's defensive lapses prove costly for Cardinals in 3-0 loss to Dodgers

    Jon Jay's defensive lapses prove costly for Cardinals in 3-0 loss to Dodgers
    Jon Jay was the last Cardinals player out of the shower Monday, which is understandable because there were a lot of things he needed to wash away. Like the memories of Mark Ellis' fourth-inning fly ball that he let drop for a double, setting up a two-...
  • Hanley Ramirez, Andre Ethier make sure Cardinals hurt worse

    Hanley Ramirez, Andre Ethier make sure Cardinals hurt worse
    More than two hours before Monday's first pitch, amid the early stirrings of a stadium on the brink, two men made a single quiet decision. They each announced it alone. They each spoke while wincing in pain. There were no fans around to cheer it....
  • Hyun-Jin Ryu gets big win, and save, in Dodgers' 3-0 NLCS Game 3 victory

    Hyun-Jin Ryu gets big win, and save, in Dodgers' 3-0 NLCS Game 3 victory
    Only four starting pitchers in Dodgers history have thrown seven or more scoreless innings in a postseason game and allowed three or fewer hits: Don Drysdale, Sandy Koufax, Orel Hershiser and, most recently, Hyun-Jin Ryu. Ryu recovered from the worst...