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Dodgers, Newcombe welcome vets to Dodger Stadium

By Jon Weisman

A cheerful Don Newcombe was among the featured guests at today’s Dodger Stadium gathering for approximately 300 pre-selected Armed Forces veterans and active duty service members and their families. 222 more words


Don Mattingly, Dodgers part ways

Don Mattingly and the Dodgers will part ways,

The decision is being described as mutual.

Dodgers higher-ups like Mattingly very much, but it was apparent there wasn’t support for the long term. 531 more words


Evan Scribner's First Cutter is the Deepest

Kenley Jansen broke onto the scene in a big way last year, with his 44 saves catching the attention of crusty sportswriters and casual fans. With the continual fanfare surrounding Aroldis Chapman’s blazing speed and the unprecedented dominance of non-closers like Wade Davis and Dellin Betances, Jansen’s accomplishments often get left in the shadows. 822 more words


It hurts, especially for the guys on the field

By Cary Osborne

Kiké Hernandez was the last Dodger standing on the top step of the dugout at Dodger Stadium after the Dodgers lost 3-2 to the Mets in the winner-take-all Game 5 of the National League Division Series on Thursday. 704 more words


Hatcher emerges as primary set-up man to Jansen

By Jon Weisman

No longer is there any doubt about who is the Dodgers’ primary eighth-inning reliever in the bullpen. 617 more words


Clean slide or dirty play? The take on Utley's takeout

This much is certain: Anyone who bemoans that baseball’s gone soft never covered second base with Chase Utley bearing down on a potential double play. 1,336 more words