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The Victory Formation:
The NL West is one of the most exciting divisions in baseball because of…well, two teams. Sure, the Rockies are finally healthy and Arizona has made some moves, but it really comes down to the Giants and the Dodgers. Then again, the Padres could come out of nowhere and win the whole thing after a giant earthquake swallows LA and San Francisco, Yellowstone erupts, covering Denver, and Arizona is invaded by Mexico. So anything can happen. The Los Angeles Dodgers, you may have heard, are going balls to the wall this year after surpassing the Yankees for the top payroll in the game this offseason. Their pitching staff is still lead by one of the best in the game, Clayton Kershaw, but following him hitters now have to face two former Cy Young winners in Zach Greinke (who wasn’t brought back after only half a season on the other side of town) and Josh Beckett. They’re hoping for Adrian Gonzalez’ power numbers to bounce back to Padres days, especially since Hanley Ramirez will be out for until mid-May. The Dodgers look good on paper, but how will they play together on the field? Don’t forget-the Red Sox looked good on paper too, and [...]
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PHOENIX Adrian Gonzalez is being held out of the Dodgers lineup on Sunday after he was hit by a pitch in his right forearm the previous night.
The move was described as precautionary.
Its not enough to be on the medical report, Manager Don Mattingly said.
Juan Uribe, who is nursing a tight hamstring, will be out of action for the second consecutive day.
Carl Crawford, who played...
Matt Kemp fulfilled a lifelong dream this week prior to the Dodgers' game against the Angels.
And no, it had nothing to do with baseball.
Kemp teamed up with Abby - Abby Cadabby the Muppet, that is - to film a segment for "Sesame Street" that is set to air this Thursday.
"This is a show I grew up watching as a kid," Kemp told ESPN. "To be a part...
The Los Angeles Dodgers have sent outfielder Yasiel Puig and shortstop Dee Gordon to the minors.
The Dodgers moved Puig to Double-A Chattanooga on Tuesday. The 22-year-old Cuban leads major leaguers with a .526 batting average this spring.
Puig signed a seven-year contract for $42 million on June 29. The Dodgers already have Matt Kemp, Andre Ethier and Carl Crawford in their outfield...
Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp will appeared on an episode of "Sesame Street", where he appears with Abby Cadabby to explain to young viewers the meaning of the word "attach". The episode airs Thusday, March 28th on PBS.
Abby tries to demonstrate the word by using magic to attach Kemp's numbers to his Dodgers jersey. Unfortunately, Abby'...
The Los Angeles Dodgers have now pulled out almost all the stops in their quest to win a World Series title. Spending like the Yankees of old and thumbing their nose at the luxury tax, there’s...
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If you had to ask any young child about their favorite television show, most of them would probably say Sesame Street and over the years, many famous athletes have appeared on the PBS production.
The latest happened to be Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp who helped kids learn the word "attach" with help from Abby Cadabby:
Matt Kemp appears on an episode of Sesame Street to help teach the meaning of the word attach. Kemp and Abby Cadabby show viewers two things being attached together.
Before long Abby attempts to attaching Kemp’s number 27 to his jersey and ends up attached herself.
Kemp and the Dodgers are hoping to attach another World Series title to the Dodgers trophy case this season.
Carl Crawford hit his first home run for Los Angeles and played left field for the second time since elbow surgery in the Dodgers' 7-4 loss to the Oakland Athletics on Sunday.
Crawford, recovering from ligament-replacement surgery on Aug. 23, didn't make his spring training debut until March 17 and played left field for the first time on Saturday. He hit a solo home run...
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To Sesame Street...
Matt Kemp had to run full force into Abby's magic wand...
To demostrate the word "attach..."
No word on if Abby will be batting in front of Kemp this season until they can get unattached...
Zack Greinke struggled through his first Cactus League start in 3 1/2 weeks, and the Los Angeles Dodgers lost to the Kansas City Royals 8-2 on Monday night.
Greinke gave up five runs and six hits over three-plus innings in his first major league outing since March 1. The right-hander, who won the 2009 AL Cy Young Award with Kansas City, signed a $147 million, six-year contract to...