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  1. Angels 2014: Could this be the year?

    Mark Saxon

    The other day, a reporter asked Angels general manager Jerry Dipoto to assign blame for the acquisition of pitcher Joe Blanton, the occasion being the Angels' unconditional release of the, ahem, struggling right-hander. Dipoto's answer was refreshing...

    Blog | March 31, 2014
  2. Dodgers' two-year plan seems to be Hanley at third

    Mark Saxon

    Hanley Ramirez is setting himself up for a pretty handsome payday. One could argue he was, when healthy, the best offensive player in baseball not named Miguel Cabrera or Mike Trout last season. After a few down years, perhaps due to his recovery ...

    Blog | March 07, 2014
  3. Time to dial back expectations on Los Angeles Dodgers' Yasiel Pui...

    Mark Saxon

    Yasiel Puig's amazing start with the Dodgers has been fun, but sustainability is the key.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2013
  4. 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
  5. Matt Kemp of Los Angeles Dodgers to have MRI on strained right ha...

    Mark Saxon

    Los Angeles Dodgers center fielder Matt Kemp left Wednesday night's game with a strained right hamstring and could be headed to the 15-day disabled list.

    Story | Conversation | May 29, 2013
  6. Quick take: Angels 4, Dodgers 3

    Mark Saxon

    ANAHEIM, Calif. -- The Los Angeles Dodgers rarely look competitive in interleague road games -- especially when they drift south to Anaheim -- and Wednesday night was no exception. The Dodgers were dominated by returning ace Jered Weaver and lost ...

    Blog | May 29, 2013
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. Dodgers vs. Angels: Who has the edge?

    Mark Saxon

    Who knows, maybe this is the season it finally happens. The Dodgers, having spared no expense, will field a balanced, dangerous team and feel like they are positioned for a World Series run. The Angels, who jacked up their already formidable power wi...

    Blog | January 24, 2013
  11. Two Dodgers have Gold Glove chances

    Mark Saxon

    Clayton Kershaw and Andre Ethier have a chance to defend their Gold Glove awards. Both players were announced as finalists at their respective positions Monday. The Dodgers -- Ethier, Kershaw and Matt Kemp -- set a franchise record by winning thre...

    Blog | October 29, 2012
  12. Quick-fix approach didn't work for Los Angeles Dodgers or Los Ang...

    Mark Saxon

    Quick-fix approach didn't work for the Dodgers or Angels this season.

    Story | Conversation | October 03, 2012
  13. Podcast: Jerry Dipoto on Mason and Ireland

    Mark Saxon

    Angels general manager Jerry Dipoto, on with Steve Mason and John Ireland, talked about the team's addition of Zack Greinke, rookie star Mike Trout and the division race....

    Blog | August 02, 2012
  14. There's no 'W' in Anaheim for Greinke

    Mark Saxon

    AP Photo/Reed Saxon Zack Greinke made his first start as an Angel on Sunday afternoon, but it was his third start at Angel Stadium. Here's how his luck has gone in Orange County: In 2009, he took his first loss of what proved to be a Cy Young ...

    Blog | July 29, 2012
  15. 3 Up, 3 Down: Rays 2, Angels 0

    Mark Saxon

    ANAHEIM, Calif. -- If it's going to be like this pitching in Anaheim, Zack Greinke might want to head back to the Midwest. Greinke's 19-game home winning streak ended in his first start in Anaheim. Greinke pitched seven strong innings Sunday in hi...

    Blog | July 29, 2012
  16. Los Angeles Angels' Mike Trout scratched with bruised left knee

    Mark Saxon

    Los Angeles Angels rookie Mike Trout, the AL batting leader, did not start in Sunday's series finale against the Tampa Bay Rays because of a bruised left knee.

    Story | Conversation | July 29, 2012