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M. Ellis hits 2 HRs, pitcher as Dodgers top Mets

M. Ellis hits 2 HRs, pitcher as Dodgers top Mets

ESPN.com Updated Apr 23, 2013
Mark Ellis lined two home runs and hit a hard grounder that sent Mets starter Jonathon Niese limping off for X-rays, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers over New York 7-2 Tuesday night.
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  • Quentin returns, says he spoke to Greinke

    Quentin returns, says he spoke to Greinke

    ESPN.com yahoo.com MLB.com Apr 23, 2013
    Padres outfielder Carlos Quentin returned to San Diego's lineup Tuesday night and said he has spoken with Dodgers right-hander Zack Greinke following a scuffle that left the pitcher with a broken left collarbone and Quentin with an eight-game suspension…
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  • Niese exits with right leg bruise; X-rays negative

    Niese exits with right leg bruise; X-rays negative

    MLB.com ESPN.com Apr 23, 2013
    Mets left-hander Jon Niese left Tuesday's game against the Dodgers in the third inning after taking a comebacker off his right leg. The team announced that Niese sustained a right leg bruise and X-rays were negative.
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  • The day in injured elbows: Chad Billingsley, Dylan Bundy and Oc…

    The day in injured elbows: Chad Billingsley, Dylan Bundy and Octavio Dotel

    yahoo.com Apr 23, 2013
    • Chad Billingsley, who tried his darnedest not to need Tommy John surgery, will now, in fact, need Tommy John surgery. The Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher was originally injured last August and tried to rehab his partially torn elbow ligament without the f
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  • Billingsley to undergo Tommy John surgery

    Billingsley to undergo Tommy John surgery

    ESPN.com MLB.com Apr 23, 2013
    The Los Angeles Dodgers announced that Chad Billingsley will undergo Tommy John surgery Wednesday, costing the pitcher the rest of this season and likely a good chunk of 2014.
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  • Kershaw's K's benefit pair of worthy causes

    Kershaw's K's benefit pair of worthy causes

    MLB.com Apr 23, 2013
    Strikeouts are for good causes. That's the bottom line to a pair of promotions keyed around strikeouts for pitchers in general and, with him scheduled to start Tuesday night, Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw specifically.
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  • Frank McCourt profited $1.278 billion from Los Angeles Dodgers …

    Frank McCourt profited $1.278 billion from Los Angeles Dodgers sale

    yahoo.com Apr 23, 2013
    When he sold the Los Angeles Dodgers to Magic Johnson's group in 2012 for $2.15 billion, fans widely cheered that Frank McCourt no longer owned the team. But, there's a price for everything. We learned Monday exactly how much McCourt profited from the s…
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  • Video - Ellis Homers Twice In Dodgers' Win 00:37

    Ellis Homers Twice In Dodgers' Win

    Apr 23
    Mark Ellis homers twice, hits Jonathon Niese in the Dodgers' win over the Mets.
  • Video - Mint Condition: Veteran Receives Rookie Card 03:12

    Mint Condition: Veteran Receives Rookie Card

    Apr 23
    Purple Heart recipient Daniel "Doc" Jacobs joins Michele Steele to discuss his Upper Deck trading card and his tryout with the Dodgers.

Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: Trying to get inside the mind of draft's quietest top-10 team;…

    Apr 23
    Is it just me? Are the Arizona Cardinals in the witness protection program for this draft? The Cards, with the seventh pick, seem positively under the radar like no other team in the top 10. I had the chance the other day to look into their feelings abo…
  • Don Banks: 2013 Wes Welker Watch List: Potential impact undrafted free age…

    Apr 23
    It has been called the year of the no-name draft in the NFL, and is said to be devoid of true star power after 2012's high-profile, quarterback-rich proceedings. Maybe. But it's all relative.
  • You Realize How Badly the T-Wolves Screwed Up the 2009 Draft, Right?

    Apr 23
    We interrupt Part 2 of the NBA Trade Value column to explain the travesty known as the 2009 NBA draft. That night, Minnesota drafted two of our top-30...
  • The 13th-annual ranking of the NBA's top-50 players, Part 2

    Apr 23
    Welcome back to Bill Simmons's annual ranking of the NBA's top 50 most valuable assets.