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Dodgers News: Yasiel Puig Confident He And Team Will Have Resurgence

Yasiel Puig's sophomore season got off to a bit of a rocky start. Manager Don Mattingly was somewhat critical of Puig's tendency to claim he's injured and the outfielder later asked for help with his development in a team meeting. The calendar hit May and Puig emerged as the biggest threat in the Los Angeles Dodgers lineup as he hit .398 with eight home runs and 25 RBIs. Puig then cooled in June and has sli ...

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Dodgers News: Mattingly Expects Ramirez’s Shoulder To Remain An Issue

Hanley Ramirez was held out of the Los Angeles Dodgers' final three games before the All-Star break due to his ailing right shoulder, which has resulted in the shortstop receiving two injections as part of treatment. Ramirez has been in the lineup in the two games out of the break, but doesn't exactly appear recovered -- he's 2-for-8 with one RBI and three strikeouts. According to Bill Plaschke of the LA Ti ...

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Dodgers News: Alex Guerrero Joins Quakes As Next Part Of Rehab

Alex Guerrero was out of baseball for nearly two months following his altercation with Miguel Olivo that resulted in the infielder requiring surgery to reattach a portion of his ear that was bitten off. Guerrero spent his recovery in hyperbaric chamber while he was unable to participate in any physical activity. After some time at the Los Angeles Dodgers Spring Training complex, Guerrero joined the rookie A ...

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Dodgers News: Ned Colletti Doesn’t Rule Out Trading For David Price

The Los Angeles Dodgers went into the All-Star break with the best record in the National League and they've come out of it looking anemic offensively and have suffered two consecutive losses. Their generally reliable starting pitching has given up a combined five runs in the first inning of the two games, and both Dan Haren and Zack Greinke were unable to go deep into their respective starts. Josh Beckett ...

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Dodgers News: Beckett’s Hip Injury May Linger For Remainder Of Season

Josh Beckett has battled soreness between starts this season but up until July 12, he hand't missed a start. The 34-year-old was then placed on the disabled list due to a hip impingement, but revealed the exact nature of the injury on Saturday, according to Alex Halsted of MLB.com: An MRI showed hip impingement, but Beckett revealed Saturday that the diagnosis is a torn labrum with two cysts. Beckett went o ...

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Dodgers News: Greinke Says He Needs To Start Games In Better Fashion

After watching Dan Haren allow three runs in 4.2 innings Friday, the Los Angeles Dodgers handed the ball to Zack Greinke Saturday with hopes he'd fare better against the St. Louis Cardinals than Haren did. Instead, the Cardinals also got to Greinke and they did so early. Matt Carpenter drew a leadoff walk in the first inning and Kolten Wong hit a slow grounder towards Dee Gordon and the Dodger second basema ...

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Dodgers Nation Week In Review: July 13 — July 19

The Los Angeles Dodgers sent four players to Tuesday’s All-Star Game, but the National League team fell, which means the American League representative will have home field advantage in the World Series. Following the break, the Dodgers traveled to St. Louis to take on the Cardinals and thus far have dropped the first two of the three game series. Off the field, the SportsNet LA saga continued as the networ ...

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Dodgers News: Matt Kemp Expands On His Desire To Play Every Day

Dave Stewart, Matt Kemp's agent caused a bit of a stir with comments that his client was open to being traded by the Los Angeles Dodgers. Stewart also mentioned Kemp's desire to be placed back in center field and to play every day, though the outfielder himself has stated as much on multiple occasions. Just over a week ago, manager Don Mattingly said he had no intentions of returning Kemp to center and reit ...

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Dodgers News: Yasiel Puig Removed From Game With Sore Left Hand

UPDATE (July 20, 3:25 p.m.): Dylan Hernandez reports Puig will undergo a second X-ray when the teams moves on to Pittsburgh as part of their road trip: Puig will undergo another x-ray exam in Pittsburgh. Mattingly: "We think he's going to be OK."— Dylan Hernandez (@dylanohernandez) July 20, 2014 UPDATE (July 19, 5:00 p.m.): X-rays on Puig's left hand were negative, per J.P. Hoornstra of ...

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Dodgers Vs. Cardinals Recap: Zack Greinke Gets Roughed Up Early

After a flat offensive performance in their first game back from the All-Star break, the Los Angeles Dodgers again faced an early deficit. Zack Greinke walked Matt Carpenter in the bottom of the first and was quickly in a jam with runners on second and third with no outs following a Kolten Wong infield single and error on Dee Gordon. Matt Holliday continued to torment the Dodgers, this time giving the St. L ...

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