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Flashback Friday: Mike Scioscia Hits Game-Tying Home Run In 1988 NLCS

Your browser does not support iframes. The 1988 season was full of memorable moments for the Los Angeles Dodgers as the team would battle the heavy-weight New York Mets in the NLCS. With the Mets leading the series 2-1 entering Game 4, the Dodgers were playing in a near must-win situation. Leading by two runs entering the top of the ninth, the Mets were just three outs away from taking a comfortable 3-1 ser ...

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Dodgers Nation Wishes Paul Maholm A Happy 32nd Birthday

The Los Angeles Dodgers signed Paul Maholm in the off-season with the idea he could serve as a spot starter or long reliever. Maholm proved to be just that for the Atlanta Braves, Pittsburg Pirates and Chicago Cubs. The left-hander signed a one-year, $1.5 million deal with the Dodgers that could reach a value up to $6.5 million with incentives included. Before joining the Dodgers, Maholm spent the majority ...

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Yasiel Puig Playing Through Pain Is A Dangerous Game For The Dodgers

PAGES: 1 | 2 When Yasiel Puig received the promotion from Double-A to the Majors last June, what to expect was largely unknown. Sure, Puig hit over .400 with the Dodgers during Spring Training and was batting .313 with eight home runs, 37 RBIs and had a .982 OPS. By now, Puig's accomplishments during his rookie season are well-documented. Along with Hanley Ramirez, Puig helped turn around the Dodgers' seaso ...

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Grade Of The Week: Kershaw And Ryu Shine As Dodgers Continue To Roll

In similar fashion to last season, the Los Angeles Dodgers appear to have turned things around during the month of June. The team spent the week battling NL West foes as they continued to chase the San Francisco Giants for the division lead. With a sweep of the Colorado Rockies, the Dodgers found themselves four games behind the Giants. The Dodgers then dropped the first of a three-game series with the San ...

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Dodgers Highlight Of The Week: Gordon Triples And Scores Vs. Padres

Your browser does not support iframes. The Los Angeles Dodgers began their road trip Friday with the first of a three-game set against the San Diego Padres. With Ian Kennedy on the mound for the Padres, Dee Gordon looked to get the Dodgers going in the first inning. The Dodger second baseman worked a full count and then hit a shot to deep right-center that hit off the base of the fence. Gordon began to race ...

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This Day In Dodgers History: Carl Erskine No-Hits The Chicago Cubs

Your browser does not support iframes. On June 19, 1952, the Brooklyn Dodgers faced the Chicago Cubs. On the mound for the Dodgers was Carl Erskine, a right-handed pitcher from Anderson University. Little did Erskine know, that he was about to complete a start that few in baseball could match up to that point. In a 5-0 victory, Erskine threw a no-hitter, issuing only one walk and recording one strikeout. Th ...

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Dodgers Highlight Of The Week: Matt Kemp Hits Career Home Run No. 163

Your browser does not support iframes. The Los Angeles Dodgers returned to Chavez Ravine Friday after losing the last two games on their seven-game road trip. They began the trip 4-1 and their play had manager Don Mattingly in an optimistic mood. Playing a key role in the early success on the road trip was Matt Kemp. Now the Dodgers left fielder, Kemp hit two triples against the Colorado Rockies and was beg ...

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This Day In Dodgers History: Nomo Sets Dodgers Rookie Record With 16 Ks

Your browser does not support iframes. After pitching five season in Japan, 26-year-old Hideo Nomo debuted with the Los Angeles Dodgers in 1995. The right-hander made six starts before he earned his first decision as an MLB pitcher, which was a loss. Nomo earned his first win the following start as it quickly became evident he was capable of piling up strikeouts. Through his first seven starts, Nomo had at ...

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Dodgers Nation Wishes Don Newcombe A Happy 88th Birthday

Don Newcombe signed with the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1946, debuted three seasons later and had an immediate impact. En route to being named Rookie of the Year, Newcombe finished with a 17-8 record and 3.17 ERA in 1949. Five of his wins were shutouts, the threw 19 complete games and added one save for good measure. Along with Jackie Robinson and Roy Campanella, Newcombe was also instrumental in breaking the colo ...

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This Day In Dodgers History: Garvey, Lopes, Russell, Cey Play Together

During the 1970's, the Los Angeles Dodgers reached the World Series three times. Each time the same infield quartet led the team to the National League pennant. On June 13, 1973, first baseman Steve Garvey, second baseman Davey Lopes, shortstop Bill Russell and third baseman Ron Cey played their first game together in a matchup with the Philadelphia Phillies. The actual game turned out to be a blowout for t ...

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