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PHOENIX -- It appears that this rivalry is going stay awhile.The Los Angeles Dodgers had their way with the Diamondbacks during their second straight 6-1 victory on Tuesday, when Ricky Nolasco turned his Dodgers' debut into a bad sign for the rest of the NL West.The two top contenders for the division title as the All-Star break nears threw in some more extracurricular activity, although it was nothing like the brawl that occurred the last time Ian Kennedy facedthem on June 11.Kennedy hit Hanley Ramirez in the first inning, although the pitch was clocked at 79 mph, and neither side thought enough of it to stir.
It got a little chippier as the Dodgers built their lead to 4-0 in the fifth inning.Rampaging Dodgers rookie Yasiel Puig tried to run through Miguel Montero on a play at the plate, and he then stared at Montero as he walked toward the Dodgers' dugout.Ronald Belisario hit Montero with an 0-2 pitch with two outs in the ninth inning. Whatever the intent, Montero went to ...
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The Dodgers want Yasiel Puig to be an All-Star. Yasiel Puig wants Yasiel Puig to be an All-Star.
They are both desperate. This is the only reason I can think of that this plug happened. Regardless, I’ve never been more grateful for whatever string of awesome/terrible decision making led to this.
1) Puig can talk to animals.
2) Puig can do … things blindfolded.
3) Puig can...
Los Angeles pitcher Zack Greinke drew a walk in the 10th inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks after the Dodgers ran low on position players.
The Dodgers were already down a player with second baseman Skip Schumaker serving the first game of a two-game suspension and had one position player left after rallying to tie the game at 5-all in the ninth inning Wednesday night.
Writing the Los Angeles Dodgers off in April (as some may have done) was probably a mistake, if for no other reason than it was so early in the schedule. There was so much more baseball to be played.
We also didn't know how the Dodgers' competition in the NL West would play. The Diamondbacks, Rockies and Giants had a chance to bury the Dodgers after they had dug such...
On Wednesday to relieve pressure on a nerve in his neck, Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Josh Beckett underwent surgery according to Mark Saxon of ESPN Los Angeles.
Dr. Greg Pearl removed a rib to help treat a condition known as thoracic outlet syndrome in the procedure performed in Dallas on Wednesday. Pearl performed a similar procedure on St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Chris Carpenter...
Following weeks of uncertainty, Ricky Nolasco was sent to the surging Dodgers over the weekend. He appears more than pleased with how everything played out.
Nolasco will try to come out strong in his Dodgers debut Tuesday night opposite Diamondbacks starter Ian Kennedy, who played a big role in last month's brawl between the two clubs.
After several teams showed interest in...
Ricky Nolasco looked right at home in Dodger blue.
The right-hander made a sparkling debut for surging Los Angeles on Tuesday night, limiting Arizona to four hits in seven innings in a 6-1 victory, the Dodgers' 14th win in 17 games.
"I was pretty pumped up," Nolasco said. "I haven't been that locked in in a long time. It worked out great. I was able to make...
The Arizona Diamondbacks and Los Angeles Dodgers don’t like each other. Most of the ill-will stems from the Ian Kennedy-Zack Greinke Beanfest back in June.
Now, the D’backs are starting to turn their attention to the mercurial Yasiel Puig. Diamondback Catcher Miguel Montero had some choice words for the reckless Puig. From MLB.com:
“If he’s my teammate, I probably try to...
With the MLB All-Star Game Final Vote campaign currently clogging your Twitter feeds today, one theme has been popping up surrounding the National League voting this week: is ESPN pushing Yasiel Puig a little too hard to win the vote?
If you simply looked at ESPN's Twitter, you wouldn't get that impression. One tweet about Puig has come out since the Final Vote began...
Your browser does not support iframes. Yasiel Puig made a rookie mistake on Tuesday, and Miguel Montero taught the youngster a lesson. Puig ignored his third base coach when he tried to score from first on a fly ball to center by Adrian Gonzalez in the top of the 5th of the Los Angeles Dodgers’ [...]
PHOENIX (AP) -- Hanley Ramirez and A.J. Ellis hit consecutive homers in the 14th inning off Josh Collmenter, helping the Dodgers beat the Diamondbacks 7-5 on Wednesday night to complete a three-game sweep.
Ellis tied the game with a two-out, run-scoring single in the ninth inning off Heath Bell, and Ramirez hit the first pitch of the 14th off Collmenter (4-2) just over the wall...
It took 14 innings to get a conclusion to Wednesday night’s game for the Los Angeles Dodgers but Hanley Ramirez and A.J. Ellis would make sure it would go no further. The two would hit a pair of solo home runs in the top of the 14th to give the Dodgers a 7-5 victory and the sweep over the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Finishing out the road trip in style with a great team win and a 7-2...
If you think Yasiel Puig is arrogant now, just wait until he signs with Jay-Z.
The LA Dodgers phenom, who in little more than a month has become the biggest thing in baseball, spent Monday and Tuesday catching the ire of several Arizona Diamondbacks, who ripped him to the media . But by the time he took the field Wednesday, a Yahoo Sports report surfaced claiming that Jay-Z'...
Well, you can say this about the Heath Bell Experience. At least there’s never a dull moment when he’s on the mound. Staked with a one-run lead in the ninth, Bell found a new way to blow a save.