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  1. Kershaw understands Wainwright selection

    Mark Saxon

    MINNEAPOLIS - A year ago, Clayton Kershaw bristled when Bruce Bochy picked New York Mets ace Matt Harvey to start the All-Star game over him at New York's Citi Field. Kershaw said things like, "It hurts," and, "That's his opinion." He was more ...

    Blog | July 14, 2014
  2. Billingsley baffled by proliferation of surgeries

    Mark Saxon

    LOS ANGELES -- As Chad Billingsley works his way back from Tommy John surgery, he has started to ponder why so many fellow pitchers have joined the club he never wanted to be part of. The Miami Marlins' Jose Fernandez is the latest bright, young p...

    Blog | May 13, 2014
  3. Grading the week

    Mark Saxon

    The funny thing about Wednesday's thrilling comeback -- in which Andre Ethier tied it in the ninth with a pinch-hit, two-run home run and Yasiel Puig and Adrian Gonzalez won it in the 12th with a couple of doubles -- is how far-from-extraordinary it ...

    Blog | August 19, 2013
  4. Dodgers sailing through chemistry class

    Mark Saxon

    LOS ANGELES -- Somebody asked Los Angeles Dodgers manager Don Mattingly after Tuesday night's 4-2 win over the New York Mets how tough it will be to take Nick Punto out of his lineup Wednesday. "It's pretty easy, honestly," Mattingly said. Punt...

    Blog | August 13, 2013
  5. Dodgers on a historic run

    Mark Saxon

    LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Dodgers are on one of those rolls in which nothing -- not even simple logic -- can slow them down. With an injury-riddled lineup playing against one of the most intimidating pitchers in baseball, the Dodgers beat the...

    Blog | August 13, 2013
  6. Andre Ethier out with a tight calf muscle

    Mark Saxon

    LOS ANGELES - Andre Ethier was scratched from Tuesday's lineup and sent to White Memorial Hospital for further tests on a tight left calf that has been bothering him since he was struck by a pitch 10 days ago in Chicago. Ethier has struggled since...

    Blog | August 13, 2013
  7. Kershaw lines up for another Cy Young

    Mark Saxon

    LOS ANGELES -- Clayton Kershaw has to be considered the front-runner for the National League Cy Young Award. When you sort through the numbers, it's not really that close. Kershaw leads the National League in ERA (1.88), innings pitched and WAR. H...

    Blog | August 12, 2013
  8. Clayton Kershaw sounds a bit miffed at ASG

    Mark Saxon

    Via Adam Rubin, A week after saying he was fine with Matt Harvey starting the All-Star Game for the National League, especially if it is being played in New York, Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw did not sound as pleased on the day of the of...

    Blog | July 15, 2013
  9. Quick take: Mets 7, Dodgers 3 (10)

    Mark Saxon

    The Dodgers looked as if they were figuring out creative ways to win, but a late-game meltdown cost them their second three-game winning streak of the season Wednesday night at Citi Field. Matt Kemp hit his first home run of 2013 -- an opposite-fi...

    Blog | April 24, 2013
  10. Kershaw and Harvey: Two brilliant paths narrowly miss

    Mark Saxon

    It would have been fun to see Clayton Kershaw and Matt Harvey pitch in the same game. In fact, it might have made for a perfect compare/contrast of the three best starters in the National League, since Harvey's last start -- a win -- came against Ste...

    Blog | April 23, 2013