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  1. Series preview: Cardinals at Dodgers

    Mark Saxon

    LOS ANGELES -- The St. Louis Cardinals make their first visit to Dodger Stadium since last October's National League Championship Series. The Cardinals, of course, won that series four games to two, but some of the Dodgers have wondered whether th...

    Blog | June 26, 2014
  2. Series preview: D-backs at Dodgers

    Mark Saxon

    The Los Angeles Dodgers went through a week in which one of their best players, Yasiel Puig, got dragged into controversy about his wild escape from Cuba, they lost a series at their rival's stadium and nearly saw their best player, Hanley Ramirez, p...

    Blog | April 18, 2014
  3. L.A. could learn a few things from Cards

    Mark Saxon

    Two hours before the first game of the Los Angeles Dodgers' biggest series in four years, on a warm evening in St. Louis, the team's most famous owner, Magic Johnson, stopped to answer a few questions on the Busch Stadium field. What he said gave...

    Blog | October 20, 2013
  4. Why can't the Dodgers win at AL parks?

    Mark Saxon

    Coming off a sloppy series against the San Diego Padres, who came into Dodger Stadium at 2-10 and left at 5-10, the Dodgers will try to get well this weekend in Baltimore. It's not exactly an ideal refuge. Not that Camden Yards holds bad memories ...

    Blog | April 19, 2013
  5. 3 up, 3 down: Giants 8, Dodgers 4

    Mark Saxon

    LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Dodgers didn't exactly bring their 'A' games in their most meaningful series so far. The San Francisco Giants beat them 8-4 Wednesday night at Dodger Stadium to complete the three-game sweep and grab a 2 1/2-game lea...

    Blog | August 22, 2012
  6. Victorino's long road to -- finally -- becoming a Dodger

    Mark Saxon

    Being exposed to the Rule V draft, returned and then exposed again is not the typical path to All-Star games, Gold Gloves and World Series rings, but then again, neither is growing up on Maui. Shane Victorino's first performance at Dodger Stadium ...

    Blog | August 01, 2012
  7. 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
  8. 3 up, 3 down: Angels 2, Dodgers 1

    Mark Saxon

    LOS ANGELES -- The Angels got power from their two least-likely sources and some tightrope walking from their pitchers to beat the Dodgers 2-1 Wednesday night and win the Freeway Series at Dodger Stadium. Shortstop Erick Aybar hit the winning blas...

    Blog | June 13, 2012
  9. 3 Up, 3 Down: Angels 3, Dodgers 2

    Mark Saxon

    LOS ANGELES -- The Angels continued their yearly romp through the National League, beating the Dodgers 3-2 Monday night in the opening game of the Freeway Series at Dodger Stadium. If the Angels win one more game in the next two nights, they will hav...

    Blog | June 11, 2012
  10. It's a big series, again

    Mark Saxon

    When the Angels were in Texas three weekends ago, the Rangers drew more than 142,000 fans for a three-game series at the Ballpark in Arlington. "I remember going to Texas and they barely had fans in that nice stadium," Torii Hunter said. "They're ...

    Blog | May 31, 2012
  11. Vernon Wells and the site of his former glory

    Mark Saxon

    Vernon Wells is a .286 hitter with a .506 slugging percentage at Toronto's Rogers Centre. He's a .213 hitter with a .330 slugging percentage at Angel Stadium. So, maybe this weekend's series north of the border is just what the Angels left fielder ne...

    Blog | August 12, 2011
  12. Rangers 7, Angels 0: Three Up, Three Down

    Mark Saxon

    ANAHEIM -- The Angels started off their biggest series of the season with an awkward first step, getting blown out by the steamrolling Texas Rangers 7-0 Tuesday night at Angel Stadium. Texas has won 12 straight games and the Angels have lost four ...

    Blog | July 19, 2011
  13. Target Field: The house that Torii Hunter built?

    Mark Saxon

    Some of the Angels are looking forward to this weekend's series in Minnesota, their first glimpse of the Twins new outdoor stadium, Target Field. For Torii Hunter, it is more than a casual interest. Hunter played in the Metrodome from 1998 through...

    Blog | August 18, 2010
  14. Back to the Bronx and bad memories

    Mark Saxon

    ANAHEIM -- The Angels' 2009 season ended at Yankee Stadium with a Game 6 loss in the American League Championship Series. Their first 2010 road trip begins with an in-your-face reminder of that disappointing day: with the New York Yankees accepting t...

    Blog | April 11, 2010