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  1. Grading the week: Tuning up for playoffs

    Mark Saxon

    The game that sent the Los Angeles Dodgers to the playoffs wasn't particularly reflective of the kind of season that got them there. It wasn't very well-pitched, with Ricky Nolasco melting down and allowing six runs in the third inning. Its bigges...

    Blog | September 23, 2013
  2. The Dodgers are NL West champions

    Mark Saxon

    PHOENIX -- It was an unusual division title-winning season. It started with a gradual descent followed by a massive, unrelenting climb before culminating in a short, late-season dip. But in the end, the Los Angeles Dodgers found themselves right wher...

    Blog | September 19, 2013
  3. Grading the week: Still in a holding pattern

    Mark Saxon

    PHOENIX -- Had things gone differently, the Dodgers could have been spraying champagne and other eye-stinging liquids on their fans on Sunday afternoon. What a perfect moment to cap a magical season that would have been. It seemed headed in that d...

    Blog | September 16, 2013
  4. Dodgers bats go 'boom'

    Mark Saxon

    LOS ANGELES -- After they got swept in Cincinnati over the weekend, a couple of Los Angeles Dodgers players said it might have been a good time to hit a little losing streak. Don't peak too soon. Learn to deal with a spot of trouble. That kind of thi...

    Blog | September 09, 2013
  5. Grading the week: hitting a bump in Cincy

    Mark Saxon

    After the Dodgers got swept in Cincinnati, ace Clayton Kershaw took the long view. "Overall, it's probably a good time to lose some games, if we're going to end up losing," Kershaw said. That may not go down easily for Dodgers fans, who got use...

    Blog | September 09, 2013
  6. 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
  7. Dodgers continue to cruise down the road

    Mark Saxon

    The Los Angeles Dodgers had their liveliest crowds of the season on this last homestand, but they seem to save their best baseball for when most of the people in the building are against them. The Dodgers flew through the night to the Midwest and ...

    Blog | August 01, 2013
  8. 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
  9. Ricky Nolasco joins a festive party

    Mark Saxon

    Since being traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers three days ago, Ricky Nolasco's Twitter feed -- largely dormant since April -- has exploded with activity. He changed his avatar to the Dodgers' logo and tweeted, "Thank you all Dodger fans showing me ...

    Blog | July 09, 2013
  10. 5 potential trade targets

    Mark Saxon

    The general managers' meetings, which just got underway in Indian Wells, Calif., can be a good place to lay a foundation for trades that might happen days, weeks or months later. Dodgers GM Ned Colletti figures to touch base with several teams whi...

    Blog | November 08, 2012