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  1. Leadoff issues not limited to one guy

    Tony Jackson

    LOS ANGELES -- Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Dee Gordon was out early on Friday, well before batting practice, and spent a lot of that time working on his bunting while bench coach Trey Hillman fed balls into a pitching machine. Will it help him beco...

    Blog | May 18, 2012
  2. Harang delivers breakout performance

    Tony Jackson

    LOS ANGELES -- If there has been a weak link so far this season in a Los Angeles Dodgers starting rotation that mostly has been nothing short of golden, it has been Aaron Harang, the veteran right-hander bringing a 5.24 ERA and less than six innings ...

    Blog | May 12, 2012
  3. 3 up, 3 down: Dodgers 2, Rockies 1

    Tony Jackson

    LOS ANGELES -- Four days after being roundly criticized for essentially blowing two late-inning rallies with sacrifice bunts that didn't lead to runs in a one-run loss to the San Francisco Giants, Los Angeles Dodgers manager Don Mattingly called for ...

    Blog | May 12, 2012
  4. Wright saves Dodgers in win over Giants

    Tony Jackson

    LOS ANGELES -- It was Scott Van Slyke who got a towel full of shaving cream to the face while he stood at his locker fielding questions from reporters after the game, that towel courtesy of Aaron Harang after Van Slyke began his major league career w...

    Blog | May 09, 2012
  5. 3 up, 3 down: Dodgers 6, Giants 2

    Tony Jackson

    LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Dodgers got five shutout innings from their bullpen following an abbreviated start by Chad Billingsley and ran out the clock on a 6-2 victory over the San Francisco Giants before 33,993 on Wednesday night at Dodger Stad...

    Blog | May 09, 2012
  6. Matt Kemp steals Bryce Harper's show

    Tony Jackson

    LOS ANGELES -- On an evening when we got our first glimpse at a player who in some circles already has been anointed as one of the great players of his generation, we also got a reminder, and a not-so-subtle one at that. Will Bryce Harper -- who t...

    Blog | April 28, 2012
  7. 3 up, 3 down: Dodgers 6, Padres 1

    Tony Jackson

    LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Dodgers continued their sizzling start, their best in more than three decades, with a 6-1 victory over the San Diego Padres on Saturday night at Dodger Stadium. With that, the Dodgers improved the best record in basebal...

    Blog | April 14, 2012
  8. The crazy life of Clayton Kershaw

    Tony Jackson

    GOODYEAR, Ariz. -- It ain't easy being a reigning National League Cy Young Award winner. Just ask Clayton Kershaw. The Los Angeles Dodgers left-hander twirled four shutout innings in Wednesday night's Cactus League game, a 9-1 victory over t...

    Blog | March 14, 2012
  9. Dodgers 6, White Sox 4: Van Slyke speaks loudly

    Tony Jackson

    A lot has to happen before Scott Van Slyke has a chance of making the Dodgers' Opening Day roster. But that doesn't mean Van Slyke, suddenly one of the organization's top prospects, can't make a good impression on the front office and the coaching st...

    Blog | March 05, 2012
  10. Rivera gets the nod in LF

    Tony Jackson

    Juan Rivera will get the vast majority of starts in left field for the Dodgers this season, manager Don Mattingly said Wednesday, meaning Tony Gwynn Jr. and Jerry Sands primarily will be bench players. "I think what we have in mind is basically Ju...

    Blog | February 29, 2012
  11. Los Angeles Dodgers' Matt Kemp wouldn't want the MVP if Ryan Brau...

    Tony Jackson

    Dodgers center fielder Matt Kemp said Tuesday that he doesn't believe he should be given the MVP award if the actual winner of the award, Brewers left fielder Ryan Braun, loses his appeal of a 50-game suspension for a positive drug test.

    Story | Conversation | February 21, 2012
  12. Spring training preview

    Tony Jackson

    Gary A. Vasquez/US Presswire My intention when I sat down was to write one a typical spring-training preview, with the five questions. But then, I quickly realized that in this most unusual of springs for the Dodgers, there simply aren't five questi...

    Blog | February 20, 2012
  13. Los Angeles Dodgers agree to two-year contract with Tony Gwynn Jr...

    Tony Jackson

    The Dodgers agreed to terms with Tony Gwynn Jr. on a two-year contract Monday, less than five hours before the deadline for tendering contract offers to players who, like Gwynn, are eligible for arbitration.

    Story | Conversation | December 12, 2011
  14. Los Angeles Dodgers will have hands tied at winter meetings

    Tony Jackson

    Los Angeles Dodgers general manager Ned Colletti has hopes for the winter meetings, but the team's financial situation makes it difficult.

    Story | Conversation | December 01, 2011
  15. Los Angeles Dodgers' big offseason need remains a big bat

    Tony Jackson

    The Dodgers have plenty of offseason issues, but a big bat remains No. 1.

    Story | Conversation | October 30, 2011
  16. Los Angeles Dodgers' Jonathan Broxton to have surgery on elbow

    Tony Jackson

    Los Angeles Dodgers reliever Jonathan Broxton, the embattled former All-Star closer who hasn't pitched since May 3 because of a bone bruise in his right elbow, will undergo arthroscopic surgery on Monday to remove a bone spur and some chips.

    Story | Conversation | September 16, 2011