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Mattingly: Emotions may be hampering Puig

Mattingly: Emotions may be hampering Puig

ESPN.com MLB.com Updated 8 hours ago
The Los Angeles Dodgers have become concerned enough about Yasiel Puig's nearly monthlong batting slump that manager Don Mattingly held him out of the starting lineup for Friday night's game in San Diego.
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  • Phils acquire Arano to complete Hernandez deal

    Phils acquire Arano to complete Hernandez deal

    MLB.com Aug 28 (yesterday)
    The Phillies have completed the Roberto Hernandez trade by acquiring right-hander Victor Arano from the Dodgers on Thursday.
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  • Rockies raise their game against rivals

    Rockies raise their game against rivals

    MLB.com Aug 28 (yesterday)
    The Rockies may have been in last place in the National League West, but they've had a substantial impact on the top of the division standings. Entering play on Thursday, the Dodgers held a five-game advantage on the Giants for first place. One key diff…
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  • Garvey provides precedent for Alvarez's move to first

    Garvey provides precedent for Alvarez's move to first

    MLB.com Aug 28 (yesterday)
    Between games of a doubleheader against the Reds at Dodger Stadium on June 23, 1973, iconic Dodgers manager Walter Alston approached Steve Garvey in the clubhouse. "Have you ever played first base?" Alston asked his onetime third baseman.
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  • Kershaw cruises for MLB-best 16th victory

    Kershaw cruises for MLB-best 16th victory

    ESPN.com MLB.com nytimes.com Aug 28 (2 days ago)
    Clayton Kershaw allowed only an unearned run in eight innings to become the first 16-game winner in the majors, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 3-1 on Wednesday night.
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  • Van Slyke hurts ankle, blames Arizona grass

    Van Slyke hurts ankle, blames Arizona grass

    ESPN.com Aug 27 (2 days ago)
    Los Angeles Dodgers left fielder Scott Van Slyke left Wednesday night's 3-1 win over Arizona with what the team called a mild right ankle sprain, and he later blamed the Diamondbacks' grass for the injury.
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  • Dodgers fan gets hassled over T-shirt at D-backs game, but soci…

    Dodgers fan gets hassled over T-shirt at D-backs game, but social media prevails

    yahoo.com Aug 27 (3 days ago)
    The latest spat between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Arizona Diamondbacks didn't happen on the field and it didn't even include any players. It was between one Dodgers fan who lives in Arizona and a few Chase Field employees who didn't like his T-shirt. …
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  • Pipeline Perspectives: Urias worthy of callup

    Pipeline Perspectives: Urias worthy of callup

    MLB.com Aug 27 (3 days ago)
    Though a September callup is highly unlikely this season, 18-year-old lefty Julio Urias has what it takes to help Dodgers in the stretch run this season, writes MLB.com's Jim Callis.
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  • Pipeline preview: Pederson looks to remain hot

    Pipeline preview: Pederson looks to remain hot

    MLB.com Aug 27 (3 days ago)
    Dodgers' No. 3 prospect Joc Pederson leads Triple-A Albuquerque into a matchup against the Astros' No. 3 prospect, Domingo Santana, and Oklahoma City on Wednesday in a game that can been seen on MiLB.TV.
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  • Dodgers get back 2 outs in 4th to spur win

    Dodgers get back 2 outs in 4th to spur win

    ESPN.com nytimes.com Aug 27 (3 days ago)
    Matt Kemp homered, and the Los Angeles Dodgers scored six runs in the fourth inning, thanks in large part to two overturned out calls, to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 9-5 on Tuesday night.
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  • Quirky six-spot helps Dodgers top D-backs

    Quirky six-spot helps Dodgers top D-backs

    MLB.com Aug 27 (3 days ago)
    The National League West-leading Dodgers won back-to-back replay reviews in a six-run fourth inning and coasted to a 9-5 win over the D-backs at Chase Field on Tuesday night.
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  • Yasiel Puig runs into foolish triple play

    Yasiel Puig runs into foolish triple play

    yahoo.com MLB.com Aug 25 (5 days ago)
    It's one thing to act aggressively on the bases, trying to catch the other team napping, or sometimes forcing them to make an extra, hurried throw that leads to a mistake — and a run. And then there was whatever Los Angeles Dodgers slugger Yasiel Puig a…
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  • Mets 11, Dodgers 3: Mets Rout Dodgers to Help Bartolo Colon Ear…

    Mets 11, Dodgers 3: Mets Rout Dodgers to Help Bartolo Colon Earn a Win

    nytimes.com Aug 24 (5 days ago)
    Mets pitcher Bartolo Colon departed to attend his mother’s funeral, but whether he will return to the team, which routed the Dodgers on Sunday, was unclear.
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  • Greinke feeling good day after seven-inning start

    Greinke feeling good day after seven-inning start

    MLB.com Aug 24 (6 days ago)
    How Zack Greinke felt Saturday night -- after getting pushed back two days due to elbow soreness -- wasn't a concern for the Dodgers. It was the next day that worried manager Don Mattingly said. After throwing seven innings in Saturday's 7-4 win, it loo…
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  • Dodgers' Ramirez reinstated from DL stint

    Dodgers' Ramirez reinstated from DL stint

    ESPN.com MLB.com Aug 24 (6 days ago)
    The Los Angeles Dodgers announced Sunday morning that shortstop Hanley Ramirez was being reinstated from the 15-day disabled list with a right oblique strain.
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  • Collins keeps struggling Wright in third spot

    Collins keeps struggling Wright in third spot

    MLB.com Aug 24 (6 days ago)
    For Terry Collins, it does not matter how much David Wright slumps. Shifting his place in the batting order is not going to do much. With that in mind, Collins -- citing Wright's otherworldly career numbers against Dodgers starter Kevin Correia -- kept …
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  • Gonzalez (HR, 5 RBIs) powers Dodgers' win

    Gonzalez (HR, 5 RBIs) powers Dodgers' win

    ESPN.com Aug 24 (6 days ago)
    Adrian Gonzalez tied a season best with five RBIs, including a go-ahead, three-run homer, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the New York Mets 7-4 on Saturday night.
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  • Dodgers 7, Mets 4: Wright’s Struggles Continue as Dodgers Top M…

    Dodgers 7, Mets 4: Wright’s Struggles Continue as Dodgers Top Mets

    nytimes.com Aug 24 (6 days ago)
    The Mets’ captain said his drought at the plate was weighing heavily on him, and right now at least, he and his team were “not having any fun.”
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  • Dodgers 6, Mets 2: Errors Make for Comedy, but the Mets Aren’t …

    Dodgers 6, Mets 2: Errors Make for Comedy, but the Mets Aren’t Amused

    nytimes.com Aug 23
    Wilmer Flores committed two of the Mets’ three errors, including an embarrassing fall as he tried to make a throw, and the team lost for the seventh time in 10 games.
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  • Haren Leads Dodgers Over Error-Prone Mets 6-2

    Haren Leads Dodgers Over Error-Prone Mets 6-2

    Dan Haren overcame a leadoff homer by Curtis Granderson and a pair of failed sacrifice bunt attempts to help the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the error-prone New York Mets 6-2 on Friday night.
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  • Video - Dodgers Beat Report: Kershaw For MVP 03:24

    Dodgers Beat Report: Kershaw For MVP

    Aug 28
    Cary Chow and Mark Saxon discuss if Clayton Kershaw could win MVP, which players in the rotation need to step up and what to expect from Hanley Ramirez.
  • Video - Kershaw Dominates For 16th Win 00:36

    Kershaw Dominates For 16th Win

    Aug 27
    Clayton Kershaw struck out 10 over eight innings for his MLB-leading 16th win in the Dodgers' 3-1 victory over the Diamondbacks.
  • Video - Mets Trounce Dodgers 00:34

    Mets Trounce Dodgers

    Aug 24
    Lucas Duda drove in five runs and the defense turned a triple play in the Mets' 11-3 win over the Dodgers.
  • Video - Haren Helps Dodgers Beat Mets 00:55

    Haren Helps Dodgers Beat Mets

    Aug 22
    Dan Haren struck out six and had one RBI in the Dodgers' 6-2 win over the Mets.

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