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  1. Predicting the future of Dodgers free agents

    Mark Saxon

    For a team with 11 impending free agents, the Los Angeles Dodgers have relatively easy decisions to make regarding each of them. None of their free agents will demand endless hours of the front office's time as the sides negotiate some mega-contract ...

    Blog | October 24, 2013
  2. Dodgers pushed to the brink

    Mark Saxon

    LOS ANGELES - Los Angeles Dodgers manager Don Mattingly said he spent all day Monday thinking about whether to start Ricky Nolasco or Zack Greinke in Game 4 of the National League Championship Series against the St. Louis Cardinals. In the third i...

    Blog | October 15, 2013
  3. Clayton Kershaw proved up to the task of leading the Los Angeles ...

    Mark Saxon

    Pitching on three days' rest, Dodgers ace made good on Mattingly's gamble.

    Story | Conversation | October 07, 2013
  4. Los Angeles Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw to start Game 4 on short res...

    Mark Saxon

    Clayton Kershaw will start Game 4 of the Los Angeles Dodgers' NL Division Series on Monday night against the Atlanta Braves.

    Story | Conversation | October 07, 2013
  5. Hyun-Jin Ryu continues to roll

    Mark Saxon

    SAN FRANCISCO -- Barring some unforeseen circumstances -- or perhaps a misguided decision by the Los Angeles Dodgers to go with Ricky Nolasco -- Hyun-Jin Ryu will pitch Game 3 of the Dodgers' first-round playoff series. If the Dodgers need that ga...

    Blog | September 24, 2013
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. As October beckons, Dodgers sift through clues

    Mark Saxon

    DENVER -- If you didn't know Ricky Nolasco was this good, you're not alone. He pitched a lot of good innings and won a lot of games with the Miami Marlins for eight years without people ever really making much of a fuss over him. "I've been hiding...

    Blog | September 03, 2013
  10. Dodgers' late show continues

    Mark Saxon

    LOS ANGELES - If you're going to beat the Los Angeles Dodgers these days, you'd better put them away early. Let them linger and you're likely to have yourself a little problem. The New York Mets found out the hard way when, after furious activity ...

    Blog | August 12, 2013
  11. 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
  12. They can't be this good, can they?

    Mark Saxon

    At some point, the Los Angeles Dodgers will come down from the clouds and we'll see where this thing is headed, right? They're probably not going to play at an .821 pace between now and Sept. 29, as they have for the past 28 games. Nor are they li...

    Blog | July 24, 2013
  13. 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
  14. Excitement returns, task remains the same

    Mark Saxon

    LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Dodgers planned a 10:30 a.m. team meeting before Sunday's game against the Colorado Rockies, their last game before the All-Star break. Manager Don Mattingly wanted to congratulate his guys for enduring tough times, ...

    Blog | July 14, 2013
  15. Vacation starts early for the offense

    Mark Saxon

    LOS ANGELES -- Considering the Los Angeles Dodgers have already played 94 games, it's inaccurate to say they finished off the first half with Sunday's 3-1 loss to the Colorado Rockies. All they did was polish off some last-minute work before going...

    Blog | July 14, 2013
  16. 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