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  1. Dodgers are navigating a tricky stretch

    Mark Saxon

    PITTSBURGH -- A.J. Ellis wore a dark blue T-shirt under his uniform and catchers gear Monday night in Pittsburgh. After catching nine innings on a muggy night, the shirt was navy blue, soaked completely through by sweat. It's getting into that tim...

    Blog | July 21, 2014
  2. Dodgers, D-backs enjoy a historic venue

    Mark Saxon

    SYDNEY -- They've got the bunting up in time for Opening Day as usual. The red-white-and-blue cloth, in this case, is decked out along the railings of a building that was almost 50 years old the day Wrigley Field opened its gates. "This is sacred ...

    Blog | March 17, 2014
  3. One giant leap for Chone Figgins' comeback

    Mark Saxon

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- The Dodgers' clubhouse Sunday morning had the buzz of a camp in motion. Players were packing their gear into blue Dodgers duffel bags and cardboard boxes for the trip to Australia. So far, the Dodgers' attitudes toward opening t...

    Blog | March 16, 2014
  4. Clayton Kershaw proved up to the task of leading the Los Angeles ...

    Mark Saxon

    Pitching on three days' rest, Dodgers ace made good on Mattingly's gamble.

    Story | Conversation | October 07, 2013
  5. Reasons to like LA's chances vs. ATL

    Mark Saxon

    ATLANTA -- The Dodgers are riding a rising blue tide into their first playoff series in four years and we're not just talking about their fans. The experts are wholeheartedly on board, too, and remained so with full knowledge the Dodgers will be with...

    Blog | October 01, 2013
  6. Grading the week

    Mark Saxon

    LOS ANGELES -- Is it throwing a wet blanket on this thing to point out that the Dodgers would be in fourth place if they played in the American League East? Or, that they would be seven games out if they played in the NL Central? Or that they woul...

    Blog | July 29, 2013
  7. They can't be this good, can they?

    Mark Saxon

    At some point, the Los Angeles Dodgers will come down from the clouds and we'll see where this thing is headed, right? They're probably not going to play at an .821 pace between now and Sept. 29, as they have for the past 28 games. Nor are they li...

    Blog | July 24, 2013
  8. No doubting their fight these days

    Mark Saxon

    When Don Mattingly made all those now-famous comments about mental toughness and what it takes to compete in the major leagues, he was probably envisioning a Los Angeles Dodgers team a lot like this one. Remember that day, May 22, when Mattingly s...

    Blog | July 23, 2013
  9. Hits coming from all places for Dodgers

    Mark Saxon

    Back in late May, when the Los Angeles Dodgers were sapped by injuries and buried under expectations, the pitchers were careful not to complain about the paltry run support they were getting night after night. Even Clayton Kershaw, who saw nothing...

    Blog | July 22, 2013
  10. Why the Dodgers will win the West

    Mark Saxon

    One good month and everyone seems to be back on the blue bandwagon. Practically forgotten less than a month ago, the Los Angeles Dodgers went on a tear right before the All-Star break, going 17-5, and, suddenly, everybody seems to believe in them ...

    Blog | July 17, 2013
  11. A perfectly choreographed moment

    Mark Saxon

    A lot of the hoopla before Monday's game was loud rather than interesting. The Blue Man Group performed. The Dodgers took advantage of a new sound system to pump music so loud it made your ear drums throb. But just before Clayton Kershaw's first p...

    Blog | April 01, 2013
  12. Adrian Gonzalez helps Los Angeles Dodgers reconnect with fan base...

    Mark Saxon

    Adrian Gonzalez helps Dodgers reconnect with fans

    Story | Conversation | March 06, 2013
  13. Shane Victorino wants to stay with Los Angeles Dodgers next year

    Mark Saxon

    Shane Victorino has informed his agents that he would like to re-sign with the Los Angeles Dodgers, the outfielder told

    Story | Conversation | August 06, 2012
  14. 3 Up, 3 Down: Angels 10, Blue Jays 6

    Mark Saxon

    The Angels managed to split a four-game series in Toronto with Sunday's 10-6 win at the Rogers Centre. It has been a resurgent offense leading the way lately -- a far cry from the majority of this season -- with the Angels launching three home run...

    Blog | July 01, 2012
  15. 3 up, 3 down: Blue Jays 11, Angels 2

    Mark Saxon

    Some ragged starting pitching near the back of the Angels' rotation has slowed down their roll. For the third straight game, the Angels got a shaky start -- this time from rookie Garrett Richards -- and lost 11-2 to the Toronto Blue Jays. The G...

    Blog | June 30, 2012
  16. 3 up, 3 down: Blue Jays 7, Angels 5

    Mark Saxon

    Even after a 17-8 June, the Angels have gotten no closer to catching the first-place Texas Rangers. The Angels lost 7-5 to the Toronto Blue Jays north of the border, snapping a four-game winning streak and pushing them to 5 1/2 games behind the Ra...

    Blog | June 29, 2012