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Dodgers News: Magic Johnson Has Genuine Love For Baseball

Sports have always been a part of Earvin "Magic" Johnson's life, from running the Showtime era for the Los Angeles Lakers in the 1980s, to becoming an owner of the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2012. This man has become a beloved figure in the city of Los Angeles and has always done it with a smile on his face. Many fans might think that Johnson's love for baseball stemmed from his decision to become a involved wi ...

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Dodgers News: A.J. Ellis Says He Must Do Better At Plate

It's been no secret that A.J. Ellis has had trouble at the plate this season for the Los Angeles Dodgers. The seven-year veteran is hitting just .182 with nine extra-base hits (one home run) in 64 games. Ellis is not the only catcher with trouble hitting, as Drew Butera and Tim Federowicz both have averages under .200 for the season. According to Pedro Moura of the OC Register, Ellis has been seeing a leagu ...

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Dodgers News: Mattingly Leaning On Kershaw To Stop Skid

The Los Angeles Dodgers have lost five of their last seven games and are dealing with a litany of injuries that suddenly has made their generally presumed National League West division title somewhat of a question mark. Zack Greinke, the latest Dodger to deal with some form of injury, had his scheduled start pushed back to Saturday, which will allow two days of extra rest for his ailing elbow. Taking the mo ...

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Dodgers News: Chris Perez Schedule For More Rehab Work

Adding Chris Perez to the bullpen, who was coming off a down year with the Cleveland Indians, hasn't quite panned out for the Los Angeles Dodgers. Perez has been impressive in spurts, but otherwise has struggled and failed to carve out a role with the bullpen. The right-hander's last appearance came on Aug. 3 when he walked two batters and gave up a home run against the Chicago Cubs. The Dodgers subsequentl ...

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Dodgers News: Greinke Unsure If He’ll Reach 100 Percent

Even if momentarily, the Los Angeles Dodgers have dodged a bullet with Zack Greinke only having his next scheduled start pushed back two days. Rather than taking the mound in the series finale against the San Diego Padres on Thursday, Greinke will face the New York Mets Saturday. An MRI didn't reveal any damage in Greinke's elbow, other than what's been described as irritation and soreness similar to what h ...

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Dodgers News And Rumors: Greinke Scheduled To Start Saturday

The Los Angeles Dodgers are attempting to keep their pitchers fresh while simultaneously hoping to avoid further injuries. Zack Greinke, who was scheduled to start on Thursday, will be given two days of extra rest and is scheduled now to start on Saturday. The change is due to right-hander battling some discomfort and soreness in his pitching elbow. Greinke's elbow was enough of an issue that it also forced ...

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Dodgers Vs. Padres Recap: Hernandez, Offense Struggle

Kevin Correia took the mound for the first time with the Los Angeles Dodgers at home and earned his second win since joining the team. On Wednesday, the Dodgers handed the ball to Roberto Hernandez, who also made his Dodger debut at Chavez Ravine. Similar to Correia the night before, Hernandez ran into trouble early as he attempted to navigate his way through the San Diego Padres lineup. Justin Turner made ...

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Dodgers Vs. Padres Preview: Hernandez Eyes Second Dodger Win

The Los Angeles Dodgers bounced back from their losing streak by taking the first of a three-game series against the San Diego Padres. One night after Kevin Correia got his second with with the Dodgers, Roberto Hernandez looks to do the same. Since being traded to the Dodgers, Hernandez has had two quality starts. In his most recent one one, Hernandez pitched six innings and allowed just one run in his firs ...

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Dodgers News: Greinke’s Start Pushed Back To Saturday

The Los Angeles Dodgers may have avoided another injury to a starting pitcher, but they're going to reshuffle the rotation in the coming days. Zack Greinke, with his well-documented elbow issue, will not take the mound on Thursday as scheduled. Instead, Clayton Kershaw will take the ball in the series finale against the San Diego Padres with Greinke now set to start Saturday, the Dodgers announced: Clayton ...

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Mattingly, Crawford Think MLB Needs To Target Younger Crowd

There are many children out there that look up to and aspire to be Major League Baseball players. With a new commissioner taking over next year, the league will have to adjust and find new ways to continue expanding and strengthening their fan base, as well as keep the game on the field as strong as it can be. According to JP Hoornstra of the LA Daily News, the Los Angeles Dodgers have some suggestions for ...

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