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  1. The Clayton Kershaw train is still on time

    Mark Saxon

    SAN FRANCISCO -- There will come a time, maybe five days from now, maybe three weeks from now, maybe seven months from now, when Clayton Kershaw will struggle. It happens to all of them, even to him. It's not hard to imagine; it's just hard to rememb...

    Blog | September 14, 2014
  2. Rapid Reaction: Dodgers 4, Giants 2

    Mark Saxon

    SAN FRANCISCO -- After trading blowouts in the most anticipated series of the year, the Los Angeles Dodgers and San Francisco Giants returned to what they most frequently do when they meet. They fought each other hand to hand for nine innings. But...

    Blog | September 14, 2014
  3. Dodgers make trade deadline seem less relevant

    Mark Saxon

    SAN FRANCISCO -- The National League West might still be decided based on what the respective general managers of the San Francisco Giants and Los Angeles Dodgers are able to pull off before Thursday's trade deadline. And then again it might not. ...

    Blog | July 27, 2014
  4. A heated rivalry gains a bit more steam

    Mark Saxon

    LOS ANGELES -- Things could get a little raw this weekend. The Los Angeles Dodgers were a bit edgy after their 3-1 loss to the San Francisco Giants on Friday night, particularly after ace Madison Bumgarner started yelling at Yasiel Puig as he cros...

    Blog | May 09, 2014
  5. Rapid Reaction: Giants 3, Dodgers 1

    Mark Saxon

    LOS ANGELES - The focus of the Dodgers' hostility returned to its usual resting place. A year after sparring with the San Diego Padres and Arizona Diamondbacks, the Dodgers ramped up their bad blood with the rival San Francisco Giants in a 3-1 los...

    Blog | May 09, 2014
  6. For once, Clayton Kershaw doesn't have to do it all

    Mark Saxon

    LOS ANGELES -- For a while, Clayton Kershaw didn't see Don Mattingly walking up behind him. Either he didn't see him or he was acting as if he didn't see him. Then, when Mattingly forced himself into the little scrum that had formed arou...

    Blog | June 26, 2013
  7. Yasiel Puig enters the Giants-Dodgers fray

    Mark Saxon

    LOS ANGELES -- Yasiel Puig introduced himself to the best West Coast rivalry in sports. The Los Angeles Dodgers' precocious outfielder was responsible for two runs, including the go-ahead run in the eighth inning of the Dodgers' 3-1 win over the S...

    Blog | June 24, 2013
  8. Welcome back, Clayton ... good luck

    Mark Saxon

    Not much changed while Clayton Kershaw was away. The Los Angeles Dodgers still can't come up with a clutch hit, and injuries keep coming at them in bunches. The Dodgers left 13 runners on base before San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey ended...

    Blog | May 03, 2013
  9. Learning from the Giants

    Mark Saxon

    AP Photo These are dark days to be a Dodgers fan, in one painful regard. The archrival San Francisco Giants are in the World Series again, with a chance to win their second title in three years. Several key Dodgers, meanwhile, are recovering from...

    Blog | October 23, 2012
  10. Dodgers line up pitching (in case they need it)

    Mark Saxon

    LOS ANGELES -- It's more about survival than advancement right now. If the Los Angeles Dodgers make it until Thursday's tiebreaker, manager Don Mattingly said they will use Joe Blanton against the St. Louis Cardinals. If they survive that, they'll...

    Blog | October 02, 2012
  11. 3 Up, 3 Down: Dodgers 3, Giants 2

    Mark Saxon

    LOS ANGELES -- The Dodgers are clinging stubbornly to hope, no matter what the evidence suggests. After blowing an eighth-inning lead, they rallied for a 3-2 win over the San Francisco Giants on Monday night at Dodger Stadium, with Elian Herrera s...

    Blog | October 01, 2012
  12. 3 up, 3 down: Dodgers 3, Giants 2

    Mark Saxon

    SAN FRANCISCO -- The Los Angeles Dodgers got the win they couldn't have done without, beating the San Francisco Giants 3-2 at AT&T Park to snap a three-game losing streak. The Dodgers' situation is still desperate -- trailing by 4 1/2 games with 2...

    Blog | September 08, 2012
  13. Mike Trout keeps his learner's permit

    Mark Saxon

    Before Monday night, Mike Trout had never seen Matt Cain's move to first base or timed his delivery. He was running against Buster Posey, one of the best catchers in baseball. None of it mattered. Trout got on base in his first three at-bats and s...

    Blog | June 19, 2012