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  1. Mark Saxon



    Mark Saxon is a staff writer for ESPNLosAngeles.com. He spent six years at the Orange County Register, and began his career at the Oakland Tribune, where he started an 11-year journey covering Major League Baseball. He has also covered colleges, including USC football and UCLA basketball.

  2. Scouting the opponent: Boston Red Sox

    Mark Saxon

    By Gordon Edes ESPN Boston ANAHEIM, Calif.-With the Red Sox coming to town for a four-game series, ESPNLA colleague Mark Saxon (Mark, shouldn't that be the ESPNLA of Anaheim?) was interested in some first-hand observations about the state of t...

    Blog | April 21, 2011
  3. Dodgers live, sometimes thrive, with little offense

    Mark Saxon

    LOS ANGELES -- Yasiel Puig's command of the English language seems to get better by the day. On Saturday night, Puig, who emigrated just two years ago from Cuba, demonstrated he had even mastered what Los Angeles Dodgers manager Don Mattingly call...

    Blog | July 12, 2014
  4. Rapid Reaction: Dodgers 1, Padres 0

    Mark Saxon

    LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Dodgers fell into the trap of playing the only kind of game the San Diego Padres can win, games in which nobody scores many runs. But they interrupted a night of lifeless at-bats at an opportune time, the bottom of t...

    Blog | July 12, 2014
  5. Crawford next on 'Who plays center field?'

    Mark Saxon

    LOS ANGELES -- The center-field auditions continue. Next up is Carl Crawford, who hasn't played the position on a consistent basis since he was 22 years old in 2004, but has begun taking fly balls there. Los Angeles Dodgers manager Don Mattingly s...

    Blog | July 12, 2014
  6. Joc Pederson's hour fast approaching?

    Mark Saxon

    LOS ANGELES -- Scott Van Slyke is not the reason the Los Angeles Dodgers lost 6-3 to the San Diego Padres on Friday night. He might not even be in the top five most culpable Dodgers. The ball Chase Headley hit that glanced off the webbing of Van S...

    Blog | July 12, 2014
  7. Rapid Reaction: Padres 6, Dodgers 3

    Mark Saxon

    LOS ANGELES -- The All-Star break can't come soon enough, because the Los Angeles Dodgers have a couple of issues they could use a little extra time to resolve. The aging back of their rotation is beginning to sag and they can't seem to find a center...

    Blog | July 11, 2014
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  9. Has Andre Ethier now lost his starting spot?

    Mark Saxon

    LOS ANGELES -- Despite having three of the highest-paid outfielders in baseball, the Dodgers apparently haven't been able to find a solution they're comfortable with in center field. For the second straight game Friday night, the Dodgers were faci...

    Blog | July 11, 2014
  10. Kershaw should start All-Star Game

    Mark Saxon

    LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Dodgers are pretty confident St. Louis manager Mike Matheny will pick his own ace, Adam Wainwright, to start Tuesday night's All-Star Game for the National League. They understand it even if they know it's an absurd ...

    Blog | July 10, 2014
  11. Rapid Reaction: Dodgers 2, Padres 1

    Mark Saxon

    LOS ANGELES -- Clayton Kershaw made another run at a hallowed place in Dodgers history and, unlike the night he threw his nearly perfect no-hitter, this time he came up short. Kershaw's streak of consecutive scoreless innings ended at 41 -- 18 sho...

    Blog | July 10, 2014
  12. Carl Crawford of Los Angeles Dodgers activated from disabled list...

    Mark Saxon

    The Los Angeles Dodgers activated Carl Crawford from the 15-day disabled list Thursday, but Crawford wasn't in his customary spot in left field.

    Story | Conversation | July 10, 2014
  13. Series preview: Padres at Dodgers

    Mark Saxon

    LOS ANGELES - The Dodgers could use some wins after a rough two-game series in Detroit and with the looming All-Star break lulling them into some bad habits lately. Carl Crawford is back, possibly tonight, but apparently with nowhere to play. Ther...

    Blog | July 10, 2014
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  15. Stock watch: Kershaw chasing Hershiser

    Mark Saxon

    RISING Clayton Kershaw, LHP: On June 13, the Arizona Diamondbacks' Aaron Hill doubled to left field to drive in Chris Owings and cut the Los Angeles Dodgers' lead to 2-1 in the third inning. It didn't seem all that remarkable at the time, but in r...

    Blog | July 10, 2014
  16. Josh Beckett of Los Angeles Dodgers placed on 15-day DL with hip ...

    Mark Saxon

    The Los Angeles Dodgers placed veteran pitcher Josh Beckett on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday with a left hip impingement.

    Story | Conversation | July 08, 2014
  17. Series preview: Dodgers at Tigers

    Mark Saxon

    These two teams are hoping the next two games could be a preview of this fall's World Series and few people would argue there's a chance. With pitching this good, there's always a chance. Three of the four starting pitchers in the Dodgers' two-gam...

    Blog | July 08, 2014
  18. Dodgers first-half MVP: Rick Honeycutt?

    Mark Saxon

    Clayton Kershaw is Clayton Kershaw. He might be the only truly great pitcher this generation of Dodgers fans is lucky enough to see pitching in his prime. Zack Greinke is Zack Greinke. He's one of the elite pitching talents in the game, a cerebral, a...

    Blog | July 07, 2014
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  20. Series preview: Dodgers at Rockies

    Mark Saxon

    Somebody asked Andre Ethier whether the Dodgers were "down" about playing two pretty lousy games at the conclusion of their last homestand and, thus, slipping right back into second place in the NL West, where they had spent nearly all of June. "T...

    Blog | July 03, 2014