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Dodgers Highlight Of The Week: Butera And Ramirez In Sync

Your browser does not support iframes. Hanley Ramirez's 2014 season has far from gone as expected. Although Ramirez was coming off a hairline fracture in his ribs suffered in the first game of the 2013 National League Championship Series, expectations were high for the shortstop. He did after all help spark the team's historic run and was arguably the best hitter in the game for much of that stretch. This s ...

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Acquiring Roberto Hernandez Worth Arano And Valentin?

PAGES: 1 | 2 The Los Angeles Dodgers announced Thursday they sent right-handed pitcher Victor Arano to the Philadelphia Phillies to complete their trade for Roberto Hernandez. It was reported earlier in August the Phillies secleted Jesmuel Valentin as the first of the two players to be named later. Jesmuel Valentin Drafted in the supplemental first round in 2012, Valentin ranked as the Dodgers' 29th best pr ...

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Dodgers Pool Celebration T-Shirt Causes Stir At Chase Field

PAGES: 1 | 2 There's little love lost between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Arizona Diamondbacks, who seemingly provide good theater in each of their regular-season series. While the two teams don't have the postseason meetings that truly establish a rivalry, plenty has transpired dating back to last season's June brawl. The Diamondbacks of course were the leaders in the National League West for much of last ...

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Highlight Of The Week: Gordon, Gonzalez Turn Double Play

Your browser does not support iframes. The Los Angeles Dodgers capitalized on multiple errors committed by the New York Mets in Friday's game to walk away with an easy win. Saturday presented a different challenge for the Dodgers as Zack Greinke took the mound for the first time since his elbow issues were made public. Greinke found himself in the fifth inning with the Dodgers leading by a run and the Mets ...

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Dodger Dilemma: Has Time Caught Up With A.J. Ellis?

PAGES: 1 | 2 In 2012, a 31-year-old who was selected in the 18th round of the 2003 draft became the Los Angeles Dodgers’ starting catcher. At first, everyone was happy. He hit .270/.373/.414, threw out 33% of attempted basestealers and was beloved by the team’s best pitcher. Just two years later, A.J. Ellis has seen his OPS drop nearly .250 points, his defense regress and his friendship with a star player w ...

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Highlight Of The Week: Yasiel Puig’s Leaping Catch At The Wall

Your browser does not support iframes. The Los Angeles Dodgers enjoyed a big series win this week against their American League West neighbor, the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. They dropped two of three to the Milwaukee Brewers, but still managed to gain two games in the divisional race. Our highlight of the week came in Thursday night's game in Anaheim with Hyun-Jin Ryu on the mound and Josh Hamilton at t ...

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Freeway Series: Fan Experience From Angel Stadium

Having spent Tuesday night at Dodger Stadium, I had the chance to attend Wednesday’s game at Angel Stadium. Coming in, I was sure the Angels and their fans would be hungry to get a win at home. Getting into the stadium wasn’t difficult. There were no problems with parking and it wasn’t as crowded in Anaheim as it was in Los Angeles the day before. As we walked towards the entrance, I noticed a good number o ...

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Freeway Series: Fan Experience From Dodger Stadium

PAGES: 1 | 2 Although the Los Angeles Dodgers and Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim have been playing each other for years, the annual Freeway Series has a different feel this time around. Driving into Chavez Ravine, the excitement and anticipation was immediately seen and felt. Dodgers fans have a reputation of arriving late to games, but that was not the case Tuesday night. The parking lines were plenty long ...

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Dodgers Nation Wishes Carl Crawford A Happy 33rd Birthday

Los Angeles Dodgers' outfielder Carl Crawford has been with the team for nearly two seasons. Heading into Tuesday's game, the 12-year veteran is hitting .236 with four home runs and 23 RBIs. Crawford has once again been part of the crowded outfield picture this season. After a struggle with playing time and injuries through the first half, Crawford has emerged as the regular starter in left field. The left ...

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Grade Of The Week: Matt Kemp, Justin Turner Hit Well

The Los Angeles Dodgers began an eight-game homestand by welcoming the Atlanta Braves and Chicago Cubs to Dodger Stadium. By sweeping the Braves, the Dodgers extended their winning streak to six, but saw it come to an end when the Cubs came into town. A failure to produce runs and struggling pitchers allowed Chicago to take two out of three against the Dodgers. Grade of the Week: A- Pros: Matt Kemp continue ...

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