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  1. Two more injuries and one more loss

    Mark Saxon

    The way the Los Angeles Dodgers have been playing, it has seemed at times as if only injuries could keep them from a deep run in the playoffs. Injuries it is? The Dodgers got some bad news before the game when the team announced Matt Kemp's reh...

    Blog | September 06, 2013
  2. Is the Summer of Puig nothing more than that?

    Mark Saxon

    As entertaining as their phenom right fielder has been these past few weeks, the Los Angeles Dodgers don't want to turn the rest of their season into Yasiel Puig's Wild West Show. But aside from a team scrambling to get out of last place, is there mu...

    Blog | June 20, 2013
  3. Dodgers bring up Peter Moylan

    Mark Saxon

    The Los Angeles Dodgers brought up reliever Peter Moylan from Triple-A Albuquerque on Friday and optioned Javy Guerra back to the minors. According to, Moylan had an out in his clause that he could have exercised Friday if he was not on th...

    Blog | May 31, 2013
  4. Digging for hidden diamonds

    Mark Saxon

    A.J. Ellis had never had more than 108 at-bats in a major-league season before last year. The catcher wound up leading the Dodgers in on-base percentage. Luis Cruz had bounced around from organization to organization with scarcely a toehold in the...

    Blog | February 12, 2013
  5. Six Dodgers land on WBC rosters

    Mark Saxon

    The Dodgers will feel the crunch of the World Baseball Classic when at least six of their players leave camp early to join their respective national teams. Major League Baseball announced the provisional rosters of all 16 teams Thursday. Adrian Go...

    Blog | January 17, 2013
  6. The best-laid plans to nowhere

    Mark Saxon

    SAN FRANCISCO -- Don Mattingly wasn't even thinking of taking Josh Beckett out of the game when he left the top step of the dugout, but his mind could have changed by the time he got a closer look. "I wanted to look in his eyes to make sure he did...

    Blog | September 07, 2012
  7. Mike Trout scratched with bruised knee

    Mark Saxon

    It doesn't sound like a long-term concern, but with a player this talented, any injury is a concern. The Angels scratched Mike Trout from the lineup shortly before Sunday afternoon's game with the Tampa Bay Rays with a left knee contusion. Trout h...

    Blog | July 29, 2012
  8. Angels excited to welcome Zack Greinke

    Mark Saxon

    ANAHEIM -- As the Angels players came off the field following batting practice Friday, several of them wondered what all the commotion was about as a large contingent of reporters waited to talk to general manager Jerry Dipoto about the trade that ha...

    Blog | July 27, 2012
  9. Patchy pitching, but splashy defense

    Mark Saxon

    In the third inning of Monday night's 6-3 win over the Kansas City Royals, with Angels starter C.J. Wilson teetering on the brink of a second straight meltdown, Peter Bourjos retreated to the warning track, jumped and turned what might have been a Lo...

    Blog | July 24, 2012
  10. 3 Up, 3 Down: Angels 6, Royals 3

    Mark Saxon

    ANAHEIM -- Monday night was a slow, sometimes-ugly grind and a far cry from the Angels' explosiveness of recent games. But they kept their momentum rolling along with a 6-3 win over the Kansas City Royals at Angel Stadium. Pinch hitter Kendrys Morale...

    Blog | July 23, 2012
  11. Haren, Santana could affect trade strategy

    Mark Saxon

    ANAHEIM -- Angels manager Mike Scioscia confirmed Friday that Dan Haren will come off the 15-day disabled list Sunday to pitch against the first-place Texas Rangers. That means that Haren will follow Ervin Santana in the Angels' rotation, which is...

    Blog | July 20, 2012
  12. At long last, Angels get their road test

    Mark Saxon

    AP Photo/Chris Carlson Albert Pujols celebrates after scoring on a single by Mark Trumbo during the seventh inning Sunday. Monday morning, the Los Angeles Angels will board an airplane and travel three time zones east to begin a 10-game trip in the...

    Blog | June 24, 2012
  13. 3 Up, 3 Down: Angels 5, Dodgers 3

    Mark Saxon

    ANAHEIM -- The Angels had things right where they wanted them -- National League teams in their stadium -- and they they took advantage to put their season back on track. The Angels beat the Dodgers 5-3 Sunday to take both series they played against ...

    Blog | June 24, 2012
  14. Mark Trumbo, the Angels' shadow MVP

    Mark Saxon

    ANAHEIM -- The narratives going around for how the Los Angeles Angels went from being one of the most expensive flops in baseball history on May 1 to one of the hottest teams in the game by the summer solstice fall into a few categories. No. 1, Mi...

    Blog | June 21, 2012
  15. The impermeable outfield

    Mark Saxon

    As the elder statesman of Angels outfielders, who are rapidly becoming the best defensive unit in the major leagues, Torii Hunter has a little motto he shares with young speedsters Peter Bourjos and Mike Trout. "Don't let anybody have a hit," Hunt...

    Blog | May 30, 2012
  16. Nice blend of energy, poise

    Mark Saxon

    ANAHEIM -- Tuesday marked the 17-year anniversary of Derek Jeter's major league debut. Mike Trout was 3.5 and probably had been asleep for hours when Jeter first stepped into a major league batter's box at the old Kingdome in Seattle on May 29...

    Blog | May 29, 2012