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  • Dodgers walk off with another win

    Dodgers walk off with another win
    Before Andre Ethier touched home plate, his teammates were leaping out of the dugout. The fans at Dodger Stadium were leaping out of their seats. October came early to Los Angeles and everyone wearing blue wanted to celebrate. The latest magical...
  • Hyun-Jin Ryu is toast of L.A., and South Korea, after Dodgers' win

    Hyun-Jin Ryu is toast of L.A., and South Korea, after Dodgers' win
    What was just another Saturday night game for the Dodgers was something of far greater significance for Hyun-Jin Ryu. The Dodgers left-hander rarely has had as many eyes on him as he did in this game against the Cincinnati Reds, which marked his first...
  • Dodgers stun Blue Jays with late rally, 10-9

    Dodgers stun Blue Jays with late rally, 10-9
    TORONTO — Their starting pitcher failed to complete five innings. Their new reliever showed why his previous team got rid of him. They trailed by five runs and were down to their last nine outs. Still, the Dodgers won. And the way they told it...
  • Dodgers top off epic run with 14-5 rout of Toronto, take first in West

    Dodgers top off epic run with 14-5 rout of Toronto, take first in West
    TORONTO — The Dodgers once were 12 games under .500. They once were as many as 9 1/2 games behind the Arizona Diamondbacks and started this month in last place. Monday night, they moved into first in the National League West. Hours after their...
  • Dodgers win fifth straight to open homestand against Rockies

    Dodgers win fifth straight to open homestand against Rockies
    After a five-hour, 14-inning win over the Arizona Diamondbacks, the Dodgers didn’t get home until 4 a.m. Thursday. As a result, Manager Don Mattingly canceled batting practice. Turns out they didn’t need it anyway, tallying 13 hits in a 6-...
  • Dodgers look like fall guys in win

    Dodgers look like fall guys in win
    Hanley Ramirez has waited his entire career to feel what he's feeling now. "That's it right there," Ramirez said. "That's the feeling." Two months in advance, Ramirez has been offered a glimpse of what it's like to play October baseball. If what he...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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 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...
  • Scott Van Slyke's home run propels Dodgers past Diamondbacks, 5-3

    Scott Van Slyke's home run propels Dodgers past Diamondbacks, 5-3
    With the Arizona Diamondbacks in town this week, the Dodgers asked the visiting manager to speak about a home run he hit 25 years ago at a Tuesday news conference. Kirk Gibson's home run in Game 1 of the 1988 World Series is the most famous home run...