Los Angeles Dodgers

Opposing skippers take note of Dodgers' run
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While the Dodgers have given themselves a chance to be the winningest team ever, they haven’t really separated themselves from the competition. Not in the loaded National League. Not with two postseason series required to reach the World Series. The two teams that played at Wrigley Field this weekend, the Nationals and the Cubs, both […]

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Maeda brings hot streak into Arizona start
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Two of the top five teams in baseball start a three-game series in Phoenix on Tuesday when the D-backs host the Dodgers. For the Dodgers, right-hander Kenta Maeda enters Tuesday having won four straight starts. Meanwhile, the D-backs will counter with right-hander Zack Godley, who hasn’t allowed a run in back-to-back starts.

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Grandal, Wood receive good news
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Yasmani Grandal is expected to catch on Tuesday and Alex Wood will start on Wednesday, Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said after receiving upbeat updates on the pair before Sunday’s series finale against the Mets at Citi Field.

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LA sweeps Mets behind Ryu-led 1-hit shutout
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The dominating Dodgers added to their astonishing string of achievements on Sunday with a 8-0 win at Citi Field that completed their first season sweep of the Mets, as Hyun-Jin Ryu allowed one hit in seven innings and Cody Bellinger and Justin Turner homered.

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Statcast of the Day: Bellinger's offspeed smash
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Nearly every prospect who makes the big leagues can hit a fastball. It’s an elemental part of being a Major League hitter. But Dodgers phenom Cody Bellinger is showing he’s way ahead of schedule is at hitting the other stuff, too.

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Maturing Puig thriving on, off field for Dodgers
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After slugging his career-high 20th home run in the Dodgers’ 6-0 win over the Mets Friday night, Yasiel Puig went to New Jersey for a late-night MLB Network appearance instead of, well, whatever he might have done late at night in the city that never sleeps.

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Ryu looks to stay undefeated vs. Mets in finale
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Cody Bellinger and Corey Seager give all pitchers fits; that much is widely known throughout the Majors. But even more impressively, the young duo of Dodgers’ left-handed hitters still smoke the ball against same-sided pitchers. That doesn’t bode well for Mets starter Steven Matz, as the left-hander will take the mound opposite Dodgers starter Hyun-Jin […]

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Grandal exits with back spasms in 8th
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Dodgers catcher Yasmani Grandal left Saturday’s 7-4 win over the Mets in the eighth inning with back spasms, manager Dave Roberts said.

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No offspeed limit for Bellinger in magical year
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Nearly every prospect who makes the big leagues can hit a fastball. It’s an elemental part of being a Major League hitter. But Dodgers phenom Cody Bellinger is showing he’s way ahead of schedule is at hitting the other stuff, too.

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Win & out: 5 guys go deep as LA fries Mets
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The Greatest Show on Earth continued its record run at Citi Field on Saturday, as five Dodgers homered in a 7-4 comeback win over the Mets, who hit four home runs.

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Hunger for Dodgers WS title kept Jansen in LA
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Right-hander Kenley Jansen had a chance to sign with the Nationals this offseason. They offered him a nice sum of money to be their closer in 2017.

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Dodger blue debut proves Yu can have it all
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At the Dodgers’ hotel on Friday afternoon, hours before he dazzled for seven scoreless innings at Citi Field in his Dodgers debut, Yu Darvish met with general manager Farhan Zaidi, the man who engineered the blockbuster deal with the Rangers that brought the electric right-hander to Los Angeles minutes before the non-waiver Trade Deadline.

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