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  • It's a struggle for Clayton Kershaw, but Dodgers beat Rockies, 10-8

    It's a struggle for Clayton Kershaw, but Dodgers beat Rockies, 10-8
    DENVER — Clayton Kershaw and Yasiel Puig didn't last six innings Monday, but both insisted they were fine after the Dodgers' 10-8 victory over the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field. Kershaw was credited with his 14th win but had what was his worst...
  • It's that time: Dodgers win, 10-8, to leave magic number at 14

    It's that time: Dodgers win, 10-8, to leave magic number at 14
    Among other things, the Dodgers can win awkwardly. They can win on those exceedingly rare occasions when ace pitcher Clayton Kershaw is something less than brilliant, can win when closer Kenley Jansen gives up a home run and can win when they almost...
  • Dodgers win 1983 Western Division championship

     
    Sep. 30, 1983: Manger Tom Lasorda is at head of the pack as Dodgers celebrate winning National League West title following news of Atlanta loss....
  • Dodgers are pitching themselves into the playoffs, but what then?

    Dodgers are pitching themselves into the playoffs, but what then?
    Pitching wins. Especially in the playoffs. That's one of those baseball adages, like the infield fly rule, that everyone simply accepts but no one has really proved. "There's no question pitching's at a premium because every team in the postseason has...
  • Zack Greinke lives, and dives, dangerously in Dodgers' win over Padres

    Zack Greinke lives, and dives, dangerously in Dodgers' win over Padres
    Nothing seems to go wrong for the Dodgers these days. They play. They win. They count down toward the National League West championship. But, for one scary moment Sunday, they had visions of disaster. Not only had Zack Greinke decided the time was...
  • Dodgers would appear to have a playoff pitching edge

    Dodgers would appear to have a playoff pitching edge
    The Dodgers could have a huge playoff edge, and it has nothing to do with home field. With one month to play, the National League playoff field looks like this: The Dodgers as NL West champions, the Atlanta Braves as NL East champions, and the...
  • Dodgers take winning show to Philadelphia, earn 4-0 victory

    Dodgers take winning show to Philadelphia, earn 4-0 victory
    So that wasn’t fair. The Dodgers, baseball’s current world-beaters, took on the walking dead known as the Philadelphia Phillies. The results were predictable, the Dodgers using the pitching of Zack Greinke and the hitting of Hanley Ramirez...
  • Dodgers beat Red Sox, 2-0, as NL West lead goes to great expanse

    Dodgers beat Red Sox, 2-0, as NL West lead goes to great expanse
    Clayton Kershaw won't pitch against the Boston Red Sox this weekend. Zack Greinke won't, either. The way the Dodgers are playing these days, it might not matter. Behind eight innings from starting pitcher Ricky Nolasco and a two-run home run by Hanley...
  • A.J. Ellis and Hyun-Jin Ryu lead Dodgers past Cardinals, 5-1

    A.J. Ellis and Hyun-Jin Ryu lead Dodgers past Cardinals, 5-1
    ST. LOUIS -- A.J. Ellis' three-run home run and Hyun-Jin Ryu's strong pitching led the Dodgers past the St. Louis Cardinals, 5-1, on Thursday night. The first-place Dodgers won three of the four games against the Cardinals at Busch Stadium, and the...
  • Clayton Kershaw, Dodgers look unbeatable in 8-2 win over Rays

    Clayton Kershaw, Dodgers look unbeatable in 8-2 win over Rays
    The Dodgers had just toyed with the Tampa Bay Rays, in front of a sellout crowd and a national television audience. The Dodgers rarely lose anymore, and so a television reporter asked Adrian Gonzalez if they felt unbeatable. "Definitely not unbeatable,"...
  • Dodgers can afford to show extra caution with Hanley Ramirez

    Dodgers can afford to show extra caution with Hanley Ramirez
    Hanley Ramirez, the lighting rod that really ignited the Dodgers offense, remains on the shelf because of a sore shoulder. And there should be absolutely no hurry to get him off it. Ramirez took infield and batting practice for the second consecutive...