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Dodgers ride 3 homers to 7-4 win over Reds

The often-criticized Los Angeles bullpen came through when needed most.

Jim Johnson slipped strike three past Ryan LaMarre to stop a seventh-inning rally, Luis Avilan struck out Jay Bruce with the tying runs on base in the eighth, and the Dodgers held off the Cincinnati Reds for a 7-4 victory on Wednesday night. 694 more words

Sports

NL Contender X-factors

Last week, I wrote about the American League X-factors for the contending teams. Now, here are the X-factors for National League contenders. 

New York Mets – 3B David… 647 more words

MLB

Dodgers trade for Chase Utley

The Dodgers acquired another piece to its infield to replace the injured Howie Kendrick. Los Angeles agreed to a trade with the Phillies for second baseman… 172 more words

Chase Utley

Jim Johnson 'True or False' Test

By Jon Weisman

1) True or false: A pitcher’s likelihood for success is entirely determined by how he pitched in his previous four games. 211 more words

Bullpen

Edmonton Oilers ’15-16 Outlook

With Connor McDavid in the fold there’s a renewed sense of optimism in Edmonton, and rightfully so. The 18-year-old is the best player to come… 330 more words

Pittsburgh Penguins

This Week in Dodger Baseball: 8/3-8/9

Results: 2-4 (Won 2 of 3 in Philadelphia, Got swept in Pittsburgh)

Star of the Week: 2B Howie Kendrick: .407 (11 for 27), 7 Runs, 4 RBI, 5 straight multi-hit games… 2,539 more words

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By Jon Weisman

“Darkest before the dawn” can be a tough sell, especially when “darkest before it gets even darker” is also true. 674 more words

Health/injuries