Dodgers Game Previews

Previews of the day's matchup between the Los Angeles Dodgers and their opponent(s), including an analysis of the pitching matchup, starting lineups, previous matchups, and news and notes surrounding the game and series.

Hernandez makes first Dodgers home start

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Roberto Hernandez and Eric Stults face off as the Dodgers face the Padres on Wednesday night at Dodger Stadium.

Correia starts opener vs. Padres

The Dodgers try to snap a three-game losing streak on Tuesday night, opening a three-game series against the Padres at Dodger Stadium.

Hanley improving, could be back next weekend

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Dodgers shortstop Hanley Ramirez is improving from his strained oblique and could play as early as next weekend, manager Don Mattingly said on Sunday.

Kershaw, Gallardo face off

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The Dodgers and Brewers continue their potential playoff preview on Saturday night, with ace Clayton Kershaw on the mound against Yovani Gallardo.

Greinke & the old friend blues

Zack Greinke starts for the Dodgers against the Brewers on Friday night in the opener of a three-game series at Dodger Stadium, getting a chance to beat one of his former teams in the first time in...

Hernandez gets the call on getaway day

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The Dodgers close out their season series against the Braves on Thursday morning in Atlanta, with Roberto Hernandez and Aaron Harang facing off on the mound.

Under the radar Ryu starts vs. Braves

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Dodgers pitcher Hyun-jin Ryu gets third billing on his own starting staff, but he has been fantastic this season.

Struggling Haren, Minor face off in Atlanta

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Dan Haren and Mike Minor, two pitchers who have been homer prone and struggling mightily of late, face off on Tuesday night in Atlanta as the Dodgers and Braves meet in the second game of a...

Gonzalez heating up for Dodgers

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Dodgers first baseman Adrian Gonzalez homered and doubled on Friday night, and has been hitting well since the All-Star break.

A look at Dodgers midseason pitching debuts

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Roberto Hernandez is 12th starting pitcher acquired via trade by general manager Ned Colletti in his nine years in Los Angeles. Here is a look at the Dodgers debuts of the previous 11.

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Ryu, Dodgers look to finish strong vs. Angels

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The Dodgers try to capture their Freeway Series against the Angels on Thursday night, and will do so in a battle of southpaws, with Hyun-jin Ryu facing off against C.J. Wilson.

Haren gets another shot

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Struggling Dodgers starter Dan Haren tries to snap a five-game losing streak on Wednesday night against the Angels in Anaheim in the third of four games of the Freeway Series.

The Kershaw 200

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Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw makes his 200th career start on Tuesday night against the Angels at Dodger Stadium.

Freeway Series showdown begins

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Zack Greinke and Garrett Richards face off in a fantastic pitching duel to open a four-game home-and-home series between the Dodgers and Angels, beginning Monday night at Dodger Stadium.

Dodgers need Beckett to go deep

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Josh Beckett, averaging just 4.5 innings over his last four starts, starts in the series finale against the Cubs on Sunday afternoon at Dodger Stadium, after the Dodgers bullpen has pitched 9...

Rested Ryu starts middle game vs. Cubs

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The Dodgers look to rebound from Friday's loss to the Cubs by sending Hyun-jin Ryu to the mound on Saturday night at Dodger Stadium. A well-rested Ryu.

Dodgers go for lucky 7 vs. Cubs

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The Dodgers go for a seventh straight win on Friday night in the opener of a three-game series against the Cubs at Dodger Stadium. Dan Haren gets the call in the opener, hoping to turn around a...

Kershaw, Teheran face off in finale with Braves

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The Dodgers go for a second consecutive sweep on Thursday night, with Clayton Kershaw on the mound in the series finale against the Braves at Dodger Stadium.

Greinke, Dodgers try to create some distance

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Zack Greinke gets the start for the Dodgers, seeking a fifth straight win on Wednesday night against the Braves.

Dodgers host Braves in NLDS rematch

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The Dodgers open an eight-game homestand with three games against the Braves in a rematch of the 2013 NLDS.

Ryu goes for sweep against Peavy, Giants

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The Dodgers go for a three-game sweep of the Giants on Sunday night, with Hyun-jin Ryu and Jake Peavy facing off on the mound at AT&T Park in San Francisco.

Kershaw's fractional interest

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Clayton Kershaw tries on Saturday to pitch the Dodgers into first place and himself to the top of the ERA leaderboard in the second game of a three-game weekend series against the Giants at AT&T Park

Greinke, Lincecum face off in SF opener

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The Dodgers and Giants kick off a weekend series in San Francisco with a star-studded pitching matchup in Friday's opener, with Zack Greinke facing off against Tim Lincecum.

Haren starts finale vs. Pirates

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Dan Haren has a 5.25 ERA and 18 home runs allowed in his last 13 starts. He starts the finale for the Dodgers against the Pirates on Wednesday night at PNC Park.

Beckett returns as Dodgers go for 3rd straight win

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Josh Beckett returns from the disabled list to make his first start for the Dodgers since July 6, in the middle game of a series against the Pirates on Tuesday night at PNC Park in Pittsburgh.

Dodgers still searching for power supply

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It has been over seven games since the Dodgers last hit a home run, and the club's offense is struggling, averaging two runs per game in their last eight contests.

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