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  1. Vin Scully of Los Angeles Dodgers to return in 2015 for 66th seas...

    Mark Saxon

    The Los Angeles Dodgers announced Tuesday night that Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully will return for his 66th season in 2015.

    Story | Conversation | July 29, 2014
  2. Rapid Reaction: Royals 5, Dodgers 3

    Mark Saxon

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Zack Greinke made his third start at Kauffman Stadium as a visiting player Monday night, and it was far from a charm. Greinke's first-half All-Star cruise hit some choppy water in the place where he broke into the major leagues...

    Blog | June 23, 2014
  3. Dodgers in better shape to withstand injuries

    Mark Saxon

    There are some eerie similarities. The Dodgers began the 2013 season winning six of their first 10 games, precisely as they have done this year. In the ninth game of 2013, Zack Greinke broke his collarbone in a fight with Carlos Quentin in San Die...

    Blog | April 10, 2014
  4. Dodgers keep hope alive

    Mark Saxon

    LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Dodgers broke out the star power to prolong the National League Championship Series and send it back to the middle of the country, their World Series hopes still alive. Zack Greinke, the Dodgers' $147 million pitcher...

    Blog | October 16, 2013
  5. 2013 MLB playoffs -- Hanley Ramirez of Los Angeles Dodgers will s...

    Mark Saxon

    Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Hanley Ramirez was back in the lineup for Game 5 of the National League Championship Series on Wednesday and will face Joe Kelly, the pitcher who broke one of his ribs with a pitch.

    Story | Conversation | October 16, 2013
  6. The Puig conundrum: Should he tone it down?

    Mark Saxon

    Yasiel Puig's go-for-broke style was exactly what the Los Angeles Dodgers needed to ignite their potential back in June. Now, you wonder if it's the only thing that can slow them down in August. Puig somehow avoided injury after flying i...

    Blog | August 03, 2013
  7. Mark Ellis: overshadowed, not unimportant

    Mark Saxon

    When Mark Ellis broke into the major leagues, he was the Oakland A's second choice behind Esteban German, who was injured at the time. That's how Ellis' career began and it has never quite emerged from a state of obscurity. As Eric Stephen of the ...

    Blog | March 22, 2013
  8. Mark McGwire takes Dodgers job

    Mark Saxon

    LOS ANGELES -- Mark McGwire is the new Los Angeles Dodgers hitting coach, general manager Ned Colletti announced Wednesday. McGwire, who broke baseball's single-season home run record in 1998 and later admitted to using steroids, lives in Orange C...

    Blog | November 07, 2012
  9. 3 Up, 3 Down: Dodgers 8, Padres 2

    Mark Saxon

    It appears to be a little too little and a lot too late, but the Los Angeles Dodgers broke out of their hitting slump with an 8-2 road win over the San Diego Padres on Wednesday afternoon. The Good: Main man. It's amazing how closely the Dodger...

    Blog | September 26, 2012
  10. Fifth starter update: Plot thickens

    Mark Saxon

    Nothing eats up more ink this time of year and winds up mattering less in a few months than the competitions for fifth-starter and seventh-reliever jobs at camps across Arizona and Florida. Last year, Scott Kazmir broke camp as the Angels' fifth s...

    Blog | March 26, 2012
  11. Kendrys Morales' return delayed

    Mark Saxon

    TEMPE, Ariz. -- The Angels scratched Kendrys Morales from Tuesday's Cactus League game against the Kansas City Royals. It would have been the slugger's first game against major-league competition since May 29, 2010, when Morales broke his left ankle ...

    Blog | March 20, 2012
  12. Dan Haren and the need to evolve

    Mark Saxon

    His results are so consistent in part because his methods are always changing. Dan Haren broke into the major leagues with the St. Louis Cardinals wielding a mid-90s fastball and one of the most effective split-finger pitches in baseball. As the i...

    Blog | March 08, 2012
  13. Bobby Abreu: stumped by his slump

    Mark Saxon

    Bobby Abreu broke into the major leagues 15 years ago and has been playing virtually every day since 1998, but this past month has brought some new experiences. "This is the first time this has ever happened to me," Abreu said. "It feels weird. Be...

    Blog | August 04, 2011
  14. Angels 6, Orioles 1: Three Up, Three Down

    Mark Saxon

    Vernon Wells broke up yet another pitchers' duel with a ninth-inning grand slam and the Angels won their third straight game after a slow start coming out of the All-Star break. The Good: Trout sticks. A lot of people presumed Mike Trout would ...

    Blog | July 22, 2011
  15. Red Sox 4, Angels 2 (11): Three Up, Three Down

    Mark Saxon

    ANAHEIM, Calif. -- The Angels walked a tightrope for 10 innings, but the Boston Red Sox finally broke through in the 11th for their second road win of the season -- and second in a row. They won 4-2 Thursday night at Angel Stadium, beating the Angels...

    Blog | April 21, 2011
  16. Did Torii Hunter get back in the groove?

    Mark Saxon

    ANAHEIM, Calif. - Torii Hunter nearly broke Dino Ebel's hand. He was rounding third base after hitting the two-run home run off Josh Beckett that tied Thursday night's game against the Boston Red Sox in the seventh inning. Hunter exchanged a low-f...

    Blog | April 21, 2011