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  1. It's down to one last stand in the desert

    Mark Saxon

    PHOENIX -- You could sense the Los Angeles Dodgers' determination as they desperately tried to crawl that final inch, but their search for the National League West title remains exactly that -- a crawl. They fought back from a 4-0 deficit to get t...

    Blog | September 18, 2013
  2. 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
  3. The roll remains unbroken

    Mark Saxon

    Four days of inactivity didn't blunt the Los Angeles Dodgers' edge. They picked up their 18th win in the last 23 games with a 3-2 road victory over the Washington Nationals on Friday, and a lot of the first-half trends carried right past the All-S...

    Blog | July 19, 2013
  4. Matt Kemp leaves and the Dodgers roll on

    Mark Saxon

    A month ago, every injury seemed to send the Los Angeles Dodgers spiraling. Now, they can lose one of their best players and give the impression they'll hardly miss a beat. Matt Kemp left the game with irritation in his surgically repaired left sh...

    Blog | July 05, 2013
  5. 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
  6. Puig named player of the week

    Mark Saxon

    LOS ANGELES - Considering Yasiel Puig did something no Los Angeles Dodgers rookie had done in more than 100 years, it's not surprising that he was named the National League's player of the week Monday. Puig became the first Dodger since 1900 to ha...

    Blog | June 10, 2013
  7. Dodgers pick Florida right-hander in first round

    Mark Saxon

    LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Dodgers selected Jacksonville University right-handed pitcher Chris Anderson with the No. 18 overall selection in Thursday's first-year player draft. Here is what draft analyst Christopher Crawford had to sa...

    Blog | June 06, 2013
  8. Quick take: Padres 6, Dodgers 2

    Mark Saxon

    LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Dodgers already knew Yasiel Puig was human. He just hadn't proven it until Wednesday. Puig, who had jolted Dodger Stadium to life with two electrifying performances in his first two major league games, landed back on...

    Blog | June 05, 2013
  9. Yasiel Puig has begun to run amok

    Mark Saxon

    LOS ANGELES -- There is a temptation when you see a young player with such explosive tools and such raw edges to wonder how good he can be with a good coat of polish. Then again, when you put varnish on a work of art, you only diminish its value. ...

    Blog | June 04, 2013
  10. Good or bad, Yasiel Puig will put on a show

    Mark Saxon

    LOS ANGELES -- Don Mattingly used the word "fun" Monday night and, amazingly, he was describing the part of his day from 7 to 10 p.m. If you've been following this team for the past couple of months, ask yourself: When was the last time you heard ...

    Blog | June 03, 2013
  11. Quick take: Dodgers 2, Padres 1

    Mark Saxon

    LOS ANGELES -- For all the excitement over Yasiel Puig's major league debut Monday night, it's worth pointing out that he's not here to get better. It hasn't come to that yet. The Los Angeles Dodgers aren't in a youth movement, looking toward the fut...

    Blog | June 03, 2013
  12. Ryu rewards Dodgers' patience

    Mark Saxon

    LOS ANGELES - First, there was the picture that circulated on the Internet of Hyun-Jin Ryu at In-N-Out Burger with a platter of three hamburgers in front of him and one in his hand. Then, he got to Arizona and couldn't keep up with the other Los Ange...

    Blog | May 28, 2013
  13. Quick take: Dodgers 3, Angels 0

    Mark Saxon

    LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Dodgers' best hope of digging their way out of this mess is to re-establish their pitching depth and let it churn its way through the schedule for a while. Tuesday night felt like one of those days when you could feel...

    Blog | May 28, 2013
  14. Quick take: Dodgers 8, Angels 7

    Mark Saxon

    LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Dodgers showed plenty of fight Monday night. The Dodgers clawed their way out of a 6-1 hole by steadily chipping away against lefty C.J. Wilson and the Los Angeles Angels' unpredictable bullpen. It was the Dodgers' b...

    Blog | May 27, 2013
  15. It's not about feelings now, it's about wins

    Mark Saxon

    LOS ANGELES -- You could feel the frustration of the past 12 months bubbling up for Matt Kemp in the seventh inning Saturday night. A year ago, he was batting .359 with a 1.173 OPS and just getting ready to come off the disabled list from the firs...

    Blog | May 25, 2013
  16. Quick take: Dodgers 2, Nationals 0

    Mark Saxon

    LOS ANGELES -- Every once in a while, you get a glimpse of what this Los Angeles Dodgers team could be. You get a sense of how it can pull itself out of this mess and get on track for the World Series run it envisioned this spring. Funny how Clayt...

    Blog | May 14, 2013