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This Day In Dodgers History: Koufax Throws Perfect Game

Prior to relying on Clayton Kershaw to dominant opposing hitters, the Los Angeles Dodgers have had a long history of historically-great starting pitchers -- particularly left-handers. Widely considered the greatest Dodgers' lefty is Sandy Koufax, who Kershaw has drawn countless comparisons to despite his wish not to be. Koufax began his career in 1955 at the tender age of 19 with the Brooklyn Dodgers. Koufa ...

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Highlight Of The Week: Gonzalez Hammers D-Backs Pitching

Aside from a slump in May, Adrian Gonzalez has been one of the more consistent hitters in the Los Angeles Dodgers lineup this season. Gonzalez has had particular success against the Arizona Diamondbacks, who the Dodgers hosted for a three-game set that began Friday. In the first game of the series, Gonzalez went just 1-for-4 as offense was at a premium for both teams in the Dodgers' 2-1 win. However, Gonzal ...

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Kershaw’s Innings Pitched Shouldn’t Be Focus Of MVP Discussion

PAGES: 1 | 2 | 3 Whether or not Clayton Kershaw should be in the running for National League Most Valuable Player is arguably one of the most polarizing topics in MLB. In an article published Wednesday on FoxSports.com former pitcher and current analyst CJ Nitkowski, makes the argument that, if Kershaw finishes his season with nearly 200 innings pitched, the 26-year-old lefty shouldn't be in the running for ...

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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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