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May 22, 2018

Slip-ups cost Dodgers a run in 2-1 loss to Colorado

The kinetic chain of mistakes went from the pitcher to the catcher to the second baseman. The string of slip-ups cost the Dodgers a run in the eighth inning of a 2-1 defeat to Colorado and snapped a four-game winning streak. Pedro Baez walked a batter he should not have walked. Yasmani Grandal...
May 21, 2018

Unable to pitch for Dodgers, Rich Hill searches for blister solutions

In hopes of healing the blister on his left middle finger, Dodgers pitcher Rich Hill has tried a variety of remedies. He has been undergoing laser therapy on the rupture. He has chugged apple cider vinegar and urinated on his hand. He is even considering asking Major League Baseball to allow him...
May 20, 2018

Dodgers beat Nationals 7-2 for their fourth straight victory

Moribund only a few days ago, the Dodgers captured their fourth victory in a row Sunday and completed a sweep of the Nationals with a 7-2 victory at Nationals Park. Befuddled in recent days by fallen stars like Matt Harvey, aging veterans like Wei-Yin Chen and relative unknowns like Elieser Hernandez,...
May 20, 2018

As Rich Hill returns to disabled list, Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw throws bullpen session

A day after a blister burst on his left middle finger, Dodgers pitcher Rich Hill was placed on the 10-day disabled list for the second time this season with issues related to the digit. Hill missed three weeks earlier in the year when he cracked a nail and developed an infection. He will require...
May 19, 2018

Ross Stripling is sharp in Dodgers' 4-1 victory over Nationals in first game of doubleheader

Ross Stripling set a career high with nine strikeouts and the Dodgers scratched together a 4-1 victory over the Nationals in the first game of a doubleheader on Saturday. Stripling held Washington to one run across six innings. He benefited from the generous strike zone of umpire Mike Estabrook,...
May 19, 2018

Dodgers activate reliever Tony Cingrani, send reliever Adam Liberatore to minors

The Dodgers activated left-handed reliever Tony Cingrani from the disabled list Saturday morning as the first of several bullpen moves for a doubleheader with the Washington Nationals. Cingrani had not pitched since May 8 as he dealt with shoulder inflammation. The Dodgers optioned left-handed...
May 18, 2018

Clayton Kershaw's progress encouraging news for Dodgers

Shortly after playing catch before Friday’s rainout at Nationals Park, Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw indicated he should test his left arm with a bullpen session “in the next few days.” Kershaw has not pitched in a game since experiencing biceps tendinitis after his outing on May 1. “I would say...
May 18, 2018

Dodgers first baseman Cody Bellinger absorbs throw to head, homers in doubleheader

Dodgers first baseman Cody Bellinger was settling into the batter’s box of Saturday’s first game, having just taken a pitch from Nationals starter Tanner Roark, when he became the star of a “.gif.” Behind the plate was Washington catcher Spencer Kieboom, a rookie making his first career start....
May 17, 2018

Kenta Maeda tweaks his delivery to deliver win for slumping Dodgers

Kenta Maeda credited a small mechanical adjustment for unlocking his slider in one of his best starts as a Dodger. In the days before his eight scoreless frames in Thursday’s 7-0 victory, he felt his delivery lacked the proper timing. “I felt like I was just rushing my delivery, in terms of not...
May 17, 2018

Justin Turner drives in five as Dodgers end losing streak, 7-0

On Tuesday afternoon, as he scripted the return of Justin Turner from the disabled list, Dodgers manager Dave Roberts scheduled an off day for Thursday. Then a couple of things happened to change his plan. Miami altered their starting rotation, so a left-handed pitcher started the series finale...
May 16, 2018

Dodgers rally but bullpen falters in 6-5 loss to Marlins

Miracles only last so long. The sixth inning of the sixth Dodgers loss in a row proved that. In the top of the inning, as if possessed by a ghost from seasons past, the offense arose for a four-run, game-tying rally. In the bottom of the frame, the reverie ended when Pedro Baez served up a game-deciding...
May 16, 2018

Dodgers hopeful Rich Hill can make next start

The Dodgers plan to reincorporate a pair of left-handed pitchers into their roster on Saturday against Washington, with Rich Hill scheduled to make his start despite a blister issue and reliever Tony Cingrani expected to leave the disabled list where he has been recovering from shoulder inflammation....
May 15, 2018

Justin Turner and Logan Forsythe return to lineup, but Dodgers still fall to Marlins

The cavalry arrived on Tuesday. And nothing changed. Inside a distressing Dodgers season, it was just another day. The Dodgers played another bad team. They lost again, for the fifth game in a row, this time a 4-2 defeat to the Miami Marlins, who were unimpressed by the return of Justin Turner...
May 15, 2018

Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw making progress, but still far from return to majors

In what has become a ritual for the woebegone Dodgers, Clayton Kershaw played catch Tuesday afternoon. He has not pitched in a game since May 1, sidelined by biceps tendinitis, but he has been able to play catch up to 60 feet for several days. Manager Dave Roberts observed Kershaw’s latest session...
May 15, 2018

Dodgers activate Justin Turner, Logan Forsythe

After missing the first 40 games of the season because of a fractured left wrist, Dodgers third baseman Justin Turner was activated for Tuesday’s game against the Miami Marlins. The duo of Turner and infielder Logan Forsythe were brought off the disabled list as the team hopes to end its horrific...

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