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Nicolino's gem in season debut nicks Dodgers

Nicolino's gem in season debut nicks Dodgers

MLB.com nytimes.com Updated Apr 28 (yesterday)
Justin Nicolino clamped down the Dodgers with 7 1/3 shutout innings and took home a victory in his first start of 2016, guiding the Marlins to 2-0 victory on Wednesday night.
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  • Mattingly's Marlins Complete 4-Game Sweep of Dodgers

    Mattingly's Marlins Complete 4-Game Sweep of Dodgers

    nytimes.com 3 hours ago
    Dee Gordon and Martin Prado drove in the tying and go-ahead runs with consecutive two-out singles in the seventh inning, and the Miami Marlins got home runs from Giancarlo Stanton and J.T. Realmuto to beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-3 on Thursday night t…
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  • Weekly Rotation: The five best $100M contracts in MLB history

    Weekly Rotation: The five best $100M contracts in MLB history

    yahoo.com Apr 27 (yesterday)
    Kevin Brown signed the first nine-figure deal in MLB history, a seven-year, $105 million agreement with the Los Angeles Dodgers, before the 1999 season, and the new century has brought 64 more such contracts. Despite the relative regularity of $100 mill…
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  • Stanton leads way as Marlins best Kershaw

    Stanton leads way as Marlins best Kershaw

    MLB.com nytimes.com deadspin.com Apr 27 (2 days ago)
    Giancarlo Stanton's three-run homer capped a five-run sixth inning off Clayton Kershaw as the Marlins stormed back to beat the Dodgers, 6-3, on Tuesday night at Dodger Stadium.
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  • Sarah's Take: Re-signing Utley was right move

    Sarah's Take: Re-signing Utley was right move

    MLB.com Apr 26 (2 days ago)
    For the first three weeks of the season, Chase Utley has been the MVP of his hometown team, the Los Angeles Dodgers. Many people questioned why the Dodgers re-signed the 37-year-old second baseman who appeared to be near the end of his career. So far th…
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  • Dodgers rookie Ross Stripling stands strong, yet victory eludes…

    Dodgers rookie Ross Stripling stands strong, yet victory eludes him

    ESPN.com Apr 26 (3 days ago)
    Dodgers rookie Ross Stripling stands strong, yet victory eludes him
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  • SoE: Pederson keeping things simple

    SoE: Pederson keeping things simple

    MLB.com Apr 25 (3 days ago)
    The Dodgers' Joc Pederson has altered his approach to get off to a solid start at the plate.
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  • Prado poised to rejoin Marlins

    Prado poised to rejoin Marlins

    MLB.com Apr 25 (3 days ago)
    The Marlins are expected to activate third baseman Martin Prado from the paternity list on Tuesday in time for the second game of a four-game set with Dodgers at Dodger Stadium.
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  • Crawford's return from DL pushed back a day

    Crawford's return from DL pushed back a day

    MLB.com Apr 25 (3 days ago)
    With Miami left-hander Wei-Yin Chen on the mound Monday and the Los Angeles bullpen gassed after Sunday's game in which six relievers were used, Dodgers manager Dave Roberts made the decision to delay Carl Crawford's activation from the DL until Tuesday…
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  • Turner expected to start during homestand

    Turner expected to start during homestand

    MLB.com Apr 24 (4 days ago)
    Dodgers third baseman Justin Turner missed his second start with a bruised left big toe on Sunday, but manager Dave Roberts expressed optimism about a return to the lineup for Monday's homestand opener.
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  • Wall-banger: Puig's catch robs Rox of runs

    Wall-banger: Puig's catch robs Rox of runs

    MLB.com Apr 24 (4 days ago)
    Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig showed off several of his amazing tools in Sunday's 12-10 win over the Rockies, robbing Brandon Barnes of extra bases by sprinting to grab his line drive, then holding on while slamming his body into the right-field fence …
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  • Rookie Kenta Maeda, Japan's Curse Upon MLB Hitters, Is The Damn…

    Rookie Kenta Maeda, Japan's Curse Upon MLB Hitters, Is The Damn Truth

    deadspin.com nytimes.com Apr 24 (4 days ago)
    The Dodgers rolled into Denver and beat the Rockies on Saturday 4-1, which itself is fairly humdrum. More impressive was how L.A.’s winning rookie pitcher, Kenta Maeda, a 28-year-old right-hander who spent seven outstanding years as a pro in Japan, took…
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  • Don Drysdale's 1963 World Series Ring Sells for $110K

    Don Drysdale's 1963 World Series Ring Sells for $110K

    nytimes.com Apr 24 (5 days ago)
    Don Drysdale's 1963 World Series championship ring with the Los Angeles Dodgers sold for $110,111 in an auction of the late Hall of Fame pitcher's memorabilia.
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  • Yasiel Puig crashed a high school prom after game in Colorado

    Yasiel Puig crashed a high school prom after game in Colorado

    yahoo.com Apr 24 (5 days ago)
    Los Angeles Dodgers star Yasiel Puig had a little time to kill on Saturday night after Kenta Maeda and company made short work of the Colorado Rockies. So he decided he would surprise some Denver area high school students by crashing their prom party. T…
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  • Despite Dodgers' loss, Yasiel Puig's peg to third bas…

    Despite Dodgers' loss, Yasiel Puig's peg to third base was the Story

    ESPN.com Apr 23 (6 days ago)
    Despite Dodgers' loss, Yasiel Puig's peg to third base was the Story
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  • Barnes' 2-Run Triple Lifts Rockies Past Dodgers 7-5

    Barnes' 2-Run Triple Lifts Rockies Past Dodgers 7-5

    nytimes.com Apr 23 (6 days ago)
    Brandon Barnes finished off a difficult at-bat with his first run-scoring hit of the season.
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  • LA's Coleman on leave; Baez cleared to play

    LA's Coleman on leave; Baez cleared to play

    MLB.com Apr 21
    The Dodgers' deep bullpen has been a big reason for their first-place standing in the National League West. But as play began Thursday afternoon, that depth was in jeopardy of taking a temporary hit, with righty reliever Pedro Baez dealing with a possib…
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  • Grand finale: Yasmani plates winner for LA

    Grand finale: Yasmani plates winner for LA

    MLB.com Apr 21
    Clayton Kershaw escaped multiple threats and Matt Wisler overcame most of the defensive mistakes made behind him. But after these two starting pitchers set the tone at Turner Field on Thursday afternoon, Yasmani Grandal provided a 10th-inning double tha…
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  • Batters beware: Clayton Kershaw's arsenal includes an eephus pi…

    Batters beware: Clayton Kershaw's arsenal includes an eephus pitch

    Los Angeles Dodgers starter Clayton Kershaw had an interesting day Wednesday in a 2-1 win on the road at Atlanta. He gave up a season high 10 hits to the Braves, struck out 10 batters, did not factor into the decision and was thrown out at home plate in…
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  • Grandal's Double in 10th Gives Dodgers 2-1 Win Over Braves

    Grandal's Double in 10th Gives Dodgers 2-1 Win Over Braves

    nytimes.com Apr 21
    Clayton Kershaw didn't have his best stuff. Even tried a blooper pitch.
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  • Aces in abundance on MLB.TV today

    Aces in abundance on MLB.TV today

    MLB.com Apr 21
    The schedule gets going in style on MLB.TV, with Clayton Kershaw and the Dodgers taking on the Braves at 12:10 p.m. ET at Turner Field. The three-time Cy Young Award winner is at it again early in 2016, with a 1.64 ERA over his first three outings.
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  • Video - Kershaw Struck By Liner, Loses Part Of Tooth 00:29

    Kershaw Struck By Liner, Loses Part Of Tooth

    Mar 20
    Clayton Kershaw was hit by Andy Parrino's broken-bat liner in the bottom of the third inning in the Dodgers' 3-2 loss to the A's. Kershaw remained in the game.
  • Video - Yasiel Puig Puts On A Big Head 01:06

    Yasiel Puig Puts On A Big Head

    Mar 9
    While signing autographs during spring training, Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig decided to have some fun by putting on a giant head of himself.
  • Video - Dodgers Injury Update 01:56

    Dodgers Injury Update

    Mar 1
    ESPN injury analyst Stephania Bell discusses the timetable for Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen to return to Los Angeles' lineup, as well as injuries to starting pitchers Zack Greinke and Hyun-jin Ryu.
  • Video - Are Dodgers Better With Offseason Additions? 01:27

    Are Dodgers Better With Offseason Additions?

    Mar 1
    The Dodgers won 94 games last season, but are they now even better with the additions made in the offseason?