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  1. The case for Clayton Kershaw as NL MVP

    Mark Saxon

    LOS ANGELES -- Don Mattingly won the American League MVP award in 1985. The following season, he batted .352 and led the league in hits, doubles, slugging, OPS and total bases. He won a Gold Glove at first base. And he finished second to Roger Cle...

    Blog | August 18, 2014
  2. Dan Haren fighting back from brink

    Mark Saxon

    ATLANTA -- When Jason Heyward hit a lazy pop-up and both Scott Van Slyke and A.J. Ellis drifted over in plenty of time, neither calling for it and the ball landing harmlessly in foul ground, Dan Haren slammed his fist into his glove. At 33 and wit...

    Blog | August 12, 2014
  3. Matt Kemp of Los Angeles Dodgers would be open to trade if not pl...

    The Los Angeles Dodgers have a crowded outfield, and if that gets in the way of Matt Kemp playing every day he would be open to a trade.

    Story | Conversation | July 17, 2014
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. Mattingly mum on Crawford plans

    Brent W. New

    DENVER -- Don Mattingly praised flux left fielder Scott Van Slyke on Saturday, a day after the 27-year-old threw out two hits and a three-run home run in the team's 9-0 win against the against the Colorado Rockies. In the next breath, Mattingly ta...

    Blog | July 05, 2014
  10. Rapid Reaction: Dodgers 3, Rockies 2

    Brent W. New

    DENVER -- In the Los Angeles Dodgers' first of four games against the Colorado Rockies, the Denver weather proved to be unpredictable, and a mess at times. A bit like the Dodgers had been playing in their past couple of games. On Thursday, how...

    Blog | July 03, 2014
  11. Dodgers-Cardinals rivalry going strong

    Mark Saxon

    LOS ANGELES -- There's always chaos theory, a powerful force in baseball, but it's difficult to imagine these two teams not meeting again in October. If you were a child of the 1980s you probably have memories, mostly painful ones for Dodgers fans...

    Blog | June 27, 2014
  12. Rapid Reaction: Cardinals 3, Dodgers 1

    Mark Saxon

    LOS ANGELES -- More than halfway through their season, the Los Angeles Dodgers still haven't won four games in a row. Going into Friday night's game with the St. Louis Cardinals they were 0-for-5 in games coming after a three-game winning streak. ...

    Blog | June 27, 2014
  13. Prospect injury derails Dodgers' flexibility

    AJ Mass

    The Los Angeles Dodgers don't exactly have the most durable outfield, as Carl Crawford is still out with an ankle injury and both Matt Kemp and Yasiel Puig seem to be constantly nursing nagging injuries of their own. However, it's the news of a minor...

    Blog | June 26, 2014
  14. How do Dodgers solve OF glut?

    AJ Mass

    If the Los Angeles Dodgers are going to make any deals as the trade deadline approaches, the most likely candidates to be sent packing by the team come from their over-crowded outfield. Earlier this week, ESPN.com's Jim Bowden wrote about the plan of...

    Blog | June 19, 2014
  15. Van Slyke keeps quietly building his case

    Mark Saxon

    CINCINNATI -- Does this sound like the kind of stuff you've been reading from a Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder lately? "I know what I'm here for, and I don't mind it. I like it. I'm not going to complain." Those were the thoughts Monday night o...

    Blog | June 09, 2014
  16. Scott Van Slyke has career night as Dodgers beat Reds

    Scott Van Slyke drove in a career-high four runs with two homers off struggling left-hander Tony Cingrani, and the Los Angeles Dodgers pulled away to a 6-2 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Monday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | June 09, 2014