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  1. Stephen Fife to undergo Tommy John surgery

    Mark Saxon

    ATLANTA - Stephen Fife did a nice job as a spot starter for the Los Angeles Dodgers last season, going 4-4 with a 3.86 ERA. But aside from one start in Miami, Fife was hardly available to the Dodgers this season. He had been dealing with an assort...

    Blog | August 13, 2014
  2. Chone Figgins' Dodgers days might be over

    Mark Saxon

    ANAHEIM - The Dodgers designated veteran utility man Chone Figgins for assignment Wednesday after his allotted days for a rehab assignment ran out. "I think we all got pretty attached to who he is and what he brought to the club, but he got hurt a...

    Blog | August 06, 2014
  3. Series preview: Rockies at Dodgers

    Mark Saxon

    LOS ANGELES -- Not only did the Colorado Rockies pull themselves out of a nosedive this weekend, they may have kept the Dodgers' hopes of an NL West pennant race alive with their first three-game sweep at San Francisco in six years. Less than a we...

    Blog | June 16, 2014
  4. Dodgers go down, but with some fight

    Mark Saxon

    CINCINNATI -- If you were paying only fleeting attention to the Los Angeles Dodgers' 5-0 loss to the Cincinnati Reds on Wednesday night -- say clicking back and forth between it and a hockey game -- you'd probably think it had a lot in common with al...

    Blog | June 11, 2014
  5. Series preview: Dodgers at Phillies

    Mark Saxon

    It's all about Clayton Kershaw for now as the Dodgers try to finally get on a roll in Philadelphia this weekend. The Dodgers' rotation, generally viewed as the backbone of the team, is intact (pending Chad Billingsley's slow rehab) now that Hyun-J...

    Blog | May 23, 2014
  6. Dodgers think Juan Uribe can avoid DL

    Mark Saxon

    LOS ANGELES -- The Dodgers are cautiously optimistic Juan Uribe can avoid the 15-day disabled list, with manager Don Mattingly saying Uribe would even be available as a pinch hitter or as part of a double switch during Monday night's game with the Mi...

    Blog | May 12, 2014
  7. Juan Uribe could still be headed to DL

    Mark Saxon

    LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Dodgers will wait until at least Saturday to decide whether to put third baseman Juan Uribe on the 15-day disabled list. Uribe left Thursday night's game after straining his right hamstring and he skipped the team's pre...

    Blog | May 09, 2014
  8. Los Angeles Dodgers place Hyun-Jin Ryu on DL with shoulder inflam...

    Mark Saxon

    With ace Clayton Kershaw on the verge of rejoining the rotation, the Los Angeles Dodgers are now without Hyun-Jin Ryu.

    Story | Conversation | May 02, 2014
  9. Sydney Cricket Ground could be hitter's paradise

    Mark Saxon

    SYDNEY -- Hanley Ramirez was coming off the field following the Dodgers' first batting practice session at Sydney Cricket Ground when someone asked him how the ball carries. "Awesome," he said, with a big smile. A first look at the field for Op...

    Blog | March 18, 2014
  10. 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
  11. Spring decisions are coming into focus

    Mark Saxon

    The Dodgers are only 11 days from boarding their flight for Sydney and only 17 days from opening their 2014 season, so decisions are coming faster than in a normal spring. With the clock ticking on the key position battles, here is a look at some of ...

    Blog | March 05, 2014
  12. Miguel Olivo is in a better place this spring

    Mark Saxon

    GLENDALE, Ariz. - The Dodgers have two veteran non-roster players in camp who aren't just energized by the fresh opportunity, but happy to be free of the last organization that employed them. Chone Figgins said he was stunned when the Miami Marlin...

    Blog | February 20, 2014
  13. Chone Figgins determined to make team

    Mark Saxon

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Chone Figgins has been arriving at the Dodgers' spring training complex at 5:45 a.m. By the time the team begins stretching for its 9 a.m. workouts, he has had breakfast, practiced his bunting, lifted weights and, every other day, ...

    Blog | February 17, 2014
  14. Dodgers fortify infield with Justin Turner

    Mark Saxon

    Speaking to reporters Saturday at FanFest, Los Angeles Dodgers general manager Ned Colletti said he expected to have a utility infielder signed within the next five days. Four days later, he had his man. The Dodgers signed Justin Turner to a minor...

    Blog | February 05, 2014
  15. Chipping away at the mystery around Alexander Guerrero

    Mark Saxon

    LOS ANGELES -- The Dodgers' newest every-day player was asked if he plays with a similar style to his Cuban compatriot, Yasiel Puig. "No, different ... different," Alexander Guerrero said. "He plays a little bit, as we say in Cuba, aggressively...

    Blog | January 31, 2014
  16. The curious case of Chone Figgins

    Mark Saxon

    Over a six-year stretch ending in 2009, Chone Figgins -- who will be competing for a bench job on the Dodgers this spring -- was one of the best leadoff hitters and most versatile players in baseball. He averaged 632 plate appearances while playin...

    Blog | January 23, 2014