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Dodgers News And Rumors: Jamey Wright Leads Bullpen Charge

The Los Angeles Dodgers squandered the opportunity to win a third straight game Saturday and secure a series win over the Chicago Cubs as their bullpen was unable to protect the lead. Granted, it's been a bullpen that's been taxed as of late as a Dodger starting pitcher hasn't gone more than five innings in the last six games; that includes unusually short outings from Zack Greinke and Clayton Kershaw on co ...

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Dodgers News: Jamey Wright To Start Sunday, Followed By Bullpen

Heading into their four-game series against the Chicago Cubs, the Los Angeles Dodgers weren't in the best position for a team in first place of their division. The Dodgers were coming off a blowout loss at the hands of the Colorado Rockies, had questions regarding their starting pitching and faced another Hanley Ramirez injury. Neither Zack Greinke or Clayton Kershaw were particularly sharp in their respect ...

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Dodgers Vs. Cubs Recap: Bullpen Fails To Protect Lead

PAGES: 1 | 2 For a second consecutive day, the Los Angeles Dodgers jumped out to an early lead over the Chicago Cubs. Yasiel Puig laid down a surprise bunt single and Adrian Gonzalez followed with a two-run home run. Roberto Hernandez gave a run back in the bottom of the first as Chris Coghlan hit an opposite field home run. Anthony Rizzo hit a one-out single and Hernandez walked Luis Valbuena to put two on ...

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Kershaw And Kemp Seeking More Than Postseason Berth

Although Clayton Kershaw was on the mound Friday, his outing was unlikely any other he's had since Aug. 5 against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. In that start, Kershaw allowed three earned runs in seven innings and took home a no-decision in the Dodgers' win. On a day when their ace wasn't at his best, the Dodgers more than picked up the slack. They scored six runs in two separate innings, including the ...

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Dodgers Vs. Cubs Preview: Hernandez Looking To Improve

With the Los Angeles Dodgers hitting the way they are, clinching the National League West division title may be but a formality. After a 14-5 beat down of the Chicago Cubs in the second game of the four-game set, the Dodgers now focus on winning the series. Taking the hill for the Dodgers is Roberto Hernandez. The right-hander is looking to regroup and get back on track. In his seven starts as a Dodger, Her ...

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Dodgers News And Rumors: Barney Enjoying Change Of Pace

When a player is traded from a team with a losing record, to a playoff contender, it can serve as a breath of fresh air. Second baseman Darwin Barney was the Los Angeles Dodgers first mid-season acquisition and he's naturally noticed a change in the expectations since leaving the Chicago Cubs. In his first return to Chicago since being traded, Barney had an opportunity to reflect on the change. One differen ...

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Dodgers News: Barney Revels Playing With The Dodgers

Not many players are fortunate enough to get a second chance in the same season. Utility player Darwin Barney was given that opportunity when he was traded from the Chicago Cubs to the Los Angeles Dodgers in late July. With Barney and the Dodgers in Chicago for a four-game series with the Cubs, Barney discussed being traded from a losing team to a playoff contender, via Jesse Rogers of ESPN Chicago The bigg ...

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Dodgers Injury Update: Ryu Possibly Out For Regular Season

Without Hyun-Jin Ryu available, the Los Angeles Dodgers suffered a blowout loss at the hands of the Colorado Rockies and face some uncertainty moving forward. Ryu received a cortisone shot and had an MRI of his irritated throwing shoulder that didn't reveal any changes from an exam in May. Ryu joined the team in Chicago late Thursday and offered an update on his status Friday. According to J.P. Hoornstra of ...

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Dodgers Vs. Cubs Recap: Offense Picks Up Kershaw

PAGES: 1 | 2 One day after needing a five-run seventh inning to get a win, the Los Angeles Dodgers were quickly on the offensive Friday. Edwin Jackson made his first start for the Chicago Cubs since Aug. 20 and it wound up being a short outing. After Yasiel Puig drew a walk, Adrian Gonzalez singled to put runners on the corners. Matt Kemp put the Dodgers ahead with a three-run home run that was aided by the ...

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Dodgers News: Mattingly Not Concerned As Season Winds Down

With the Los Angeles Dodgers looking to repeat as National League West champions, they're also trying to stay healthy while fending off the San Francisco Giants in the standings. Hyun-Jin Ryu received a cortisone shot in his left shoulder and hasn't thrown a ball sense. Hanley Ramirez missed Tuesday's game with a strained right elbow, but questions remain whether or not he'll manage to stay healthy. Despite ...

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