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  1. Sum of little mistakes Dodgers' new plague

    Mark Saxon

    LOS ANGELES -- The last time the Los Angeles Dodgers were in a series with a lot at stake in a stadium filled with revved-up fans stoked by a rivalry, they played their best baseball of the season, outscoring the San Francisco Giants 17-4 over a thre...

    Blog | August 04, 2014
  2. Joc Pederson's stock is on the rise

    Mark Saxon

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- It seems as if Dodgers manager Don Mattingly has been raising the stakes for Joc Pederson all spring. Going into camp, most scouts seemed to view the young center fielder as a future everyday major-leaguer, solid and dependable,...

    Blog | March 03, 2014
  3. Santana gets back on the wave

    Mark Saxon

    ANAHEIM -- Ervin Santana looks about the same whether he's giving up a monster home run or pitching a no-hitter. He has a passive demeanor, as if he's taking his dog for a walk rather than competing for the highest stakes in a major-league stadium...

    Blog | June 23, 2012
  4. Angels 4, Mariners 3: Three Up, Three Down

    Mark Saxon

    ANAHEIM -- Rookie slugger Mark Trumbo stole the limelight from teenager Mike Trout by slamming a leadoff home run in the bottom of the ninth inning to stake the Angels to a 4-3 win over the Seattle Mariners on Friday night. The Angels scored all four...

    Blog | July 08, 2011
  5. Scott Kazmir is nearing a crossroads

    Mark Saxon

    The stakes are high for Scott Kazmir this spring and beyond. It's a pretty good bet the Angels aren't going to pick up his $13.5 million option for next season (which will cost them a $2.5 million buyout), making Kazmir a free agent for the first ...

    Blog | March 09, 2011
  6. Los Angeles Angels and Texas Rangers on collision course

    Mark Saxon

    Stakes are high when Angels host the Rangers.

    Story | Conversation | June 27, 2010