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Dodgers feasting on NL West

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The Dodgers have won nine consecutive series against National League West opponents, and have the best record against their own division of any team in baseball in 2014.

Dodgers comeback struggles

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The Dodgers are 0-46 in games that they trail after seven innings, which is a problem. But the far more concerning problem is having a weakened team not able to avoid being put in those situations...

The last 30-30 season in the PCL

Dodgers minor league outfielder Joc Pederson has 27 home runs and 26 stolen bases with 19 games remaining for Triple-A Albuquerque, closing in on the first 30-30 season in the Pacific Coast League...

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.

The Anaheim challenge

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The Dodgers have won just four series against the Angels in Anaheim in 17 years of interleague play. They get another chance beginning Wednesday night at Angel Stadium.

Dodgers season in thirds: The second 54 games

A breakdown of the Dodgers' 2014 season at the two-thirds mark, 108 games into the 162-game season. Here is a look at the campaign in 54-game increments.

The start after the no-hitter

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A look at the last 18 Dodgers no-hitters before Clayton Kershaw to see how the pitchers fared in their next start.

How often do draft picks turn into regular players

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Grant Holmes is the next great hope for the Dodgers, but the odds of him taking over a slot on the rotation may be longer than you think.

Dodgers 2009 draft is full of disappointment

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No true first-round pick, the top two picks converted to and from the mound, and one future bullpen catcher mark the general failure that was the 2009 draft for the Dodgers.

365 days of Puig

The Los Angeles Dodgers have now enjoyed the exploits of Yasiel Puig for exactly one year. How does Puig's "season" compare to the best offensive rookie campaigns in Dodgers history? Or in...

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Puig & the Dodgers, 162 games later

Since joining the Dodgers on June 3, 2013, Yasiel Puig ranks first or second on the team in just about every category, and is among the leaders in baseball as well.

Chris Withrow & 2 true outcomes

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Dodgers reliever Chris Withrow is near the top in both strikeout percentage and walk percentage so far this season.

Dee Gordon's improving plate discipline

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Dodgers second baseman Dee Gordon has worked on his selectivity at the plate, and the gains have shown since his demotion in the middle of 2013. The results have paid off big time for Gordon so far...

On Kenley & save situations

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Adding some context to Kenley Jansen's early 2014, looking at his different types of save situations this year and in 2013.

Men of steal

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Dee Gordon and the Dodgers lead the major leagues in stolen bases. Might they lead the league in steals for the first time in 44 years?

Dodgers set club spring attendance record

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The Dodgers saw a 21.4% increase in home spring training attendance over 2013, and most of the jump can be attributed to larger weekend crowds.

Hanley Ramirez's almost historic season

The spectacular yet short 2013 campaign for Dodgers shortstop Hanley Ramirez was such an improvement over his previous season that his leap forward was nearly unprecedented in baseball's...

Dodgers 2013 season in thirds

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A breakdown of the 2013 campaign in three parts, the last two of which were very successful for the Dodgers.

Dodgers numbers have to be seen to be believed

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With wins piling up for the Dodgers at a nearly unprecedented pace, it's time to take a look at some of the details of this incredible run.

Clayton Kershaw could join elite Cy Young company

There have only been five pitchers to finish in the top two in Cy Young Award balloting in three consecutive seasons.

Can Yasiel Puig win the batting title?

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The Dodgers rookie will fall short of the required plate appearances needed, but Yasiel Puig could still potentially win the National League batting title if he continues his blistering pace.

Kenley Jansen's 'perfect game'

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Since his MLB debut on July 24, 2010, the converted catcher Jansen has 320 strikeouts, which ranks second among all relief pitchers during that span to Craig Kimbrel (340) of the Braves. Jansen...

Paco Rodriguez saves the day

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Rodriguez has stranded 39 of 53 inherited runners this season, including 11 of his last 13. No other major league pitcher has inherited more than 44 runners this season.

Dodgers season in thirds: The second 54 games

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Hanley Ramirez and Yasiel Puig were added to the offense, and a healthy Zack Greinke helped the pitching staff as the Dodgers rebounded from a dismal opening 54 games to a red-hot second 54-game...

Adrian Gonzalez owns Homer Bailey

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The Dodgers' first baseman has seven extra-base hits in 15 career plate appearances over five games against the Reds' right-hander, who starts Friday night for Cincinnati at Dodger Stadium.

Dodgers again hit the road in AL park in Toronto

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The Dodgers have split six games in Toronto, winning two of three games against the Blue Jays in 2007 and losing two of three in 2004.

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