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*Click To Enlarge* The Dodgers are invincible or something. Zack Greinke is amused.

Tommy Lasorda hangs out with Ice Cube at Dodgers game (Photo)

Tommy Lasorda, the Baseball Hall of Fame manager who made his name with the Los Angeles Dodgers, spent some time with rapper Ice Cube during Monday night's game at Dodger Stadium. Lasorda posted a photo of himself with Ice Cube on his Twitter account. Lasorda added this caption: "@icecube told me it was a good day. I told him, 'Everyday at Blue Heaven on Earth...

Ethier scratched; Ramirez to return Wednesday

LOS ANGELES Center fielder Andre Ethier was scratched from the Dodgers' starting lineup Tuesday night because of calf tightness, but that development was tempered by the news that shortstop Hanley Ramirez will start Wednesday in the final game of the homestand. Manager Don Mattingly said there were "no issues" with Ramirez's right shoulder, which he injured chasing...

Dodgers’ Andre Ethier out with calf injury

The Los Angeles Dodgers scratched Andre Ethier from last night’s lineup, as the outfielder continues to be hampered by a sore left calf, according to Austin Laymance of Upon arriving at Dodger Stadium, Ethier was sent to be examined by team physicians after he complained of discomfort in his leg. Manager Don Mattingly told reporters that the ailment has lingered...

Yasiel Puig reads mag with himself on cover

And they say athletes don’t read their own press clippings … Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig is on the cover of the sports issue of “Hollywood Reporter,” and he shared a photo on Instagram of himself reading the magazine (or at least holding it up and looking like he was reading). Just something about […]

Tommy Lasorda kicks it with Ice Cube and Danny DeVito at Dodgers game (pics)

Los Angeles Dodgers legend and MLB icon Tommy Lasorda somehow, some way, met up with Ice Cube in the stands at Dodger Stadium during Monday night’s game against the New York Mets. While that in and of itself would be worthy of a mention, here’s the message Mr. Lasorda tweeted out to his 95,000+ followers: […]The post Tommy Lasorda kicks it with Ice Cube and Danny DeVito at...

Dodgers on torrid tear with 40-8 mark since June

(Eds: Adds details, quotes. With AP Photos.) By BETH HARRIS AP Sports Writer The Los Angeles Dodgers are in rare territory, putting up jaw-dropping numbers while piling up victories and commanding a 7 1/2-game lead in the NL West. Ahead or behind, against NL or AL teams, the Dodgers are rolling merrily along, owning an eight-game winning streak and undefeated in their last 16 series...

Twins get LHP from Dodgers to finish Butera trade

The player to be named in the trade that sent catcher Drew Butera from Minnesota to the Los Angeles Dodgers now has a name. The Twins announced on Tuesday that they have acquired left-hander Miguel Sulbaran from the Dodgers to complete the trade. The Twins sent Butera, who spent most of the season at Triple-A Rochester, to the Dodgers just before the trade deadline at the end of...

Dodgers foolishly send Miguel Sulbaran to Twins to finish Butera deal

The Dodgers on Tuesday completed their acquisition of Drew Butera from the Minnesota Twins for left-hander Miguel Sulbaran. You read that correctly. Just when it seemed the "old" Ned Colletti was gone, he sprouts up again. Sulbaran, 19, was signed as an international free agent out of Venezuela in 2011. He was one of the Loons' most consistent pitchers this...

Nick Punto’s Heroics, Hyun-Jin Ryu’s Arm Lead Dodgers to 4-2 Win over Mets


Greinke, Dodgers blank Phillies

Zack Greinke pitched three-hit ball into the eighth inning and Hanley Ramirez homered to lead the streaking Los Angeles Dodgers to a 4-0 victory over new manager Ryne Sandberg and the slumping Philadelphia Phillies on Friday night.

Yasiel Puig, the anti-Robinson Cano, Doubled on a Slow Bleeder...Past the Shortstop

Yasiel Puig hustles for a double on a slow grounder to center, putting himself in scoring position in the bottom of the 12th. Because Yasiel Puig is the anti-Robinson Cano. Your browser does not support iframes. **Follow us on Twitter, View via Our Mobile Site, or Return to us on Twitter. Subscribe or Return to Bob's Blitz.

Dodgers-Phillies Preview

It has been decades since there's been a club as hot as the Los Angeles Dodgers. No team in baseball has been as bad as the Philadelphia Phillies over the last four weeks. The surging Dodgers look to keep rolling Friday night when they open a three-game road set against the woeful Phillies. NL West-leading Los Angeles (70-50) has gone a major league-best 40-8 since June 22...

Ace Off: Cliff Lee, Zack Greinke Square Off In Series Opener In Midst Of Charlie Manuel News

I wrote this preview seven hours before tonight's ball game with no clue or any indication that it would be impacted immensely hours before first pitch. Now - a few hours before the game - the story has shifted from Cliff Lee and Zack Greinke to another plot. This afternoon...

Zack Greinke Outduels Cliff Lee in Philadelphia


Gameday: Phillies (53-67) vs Dodgers (70-50)

Philadelphia Phillies (53-67) vs Los Angeles Dodgers (70-50) Cliff Lee (10-5, 3.18 ERA) vs Zack Greinke (10-3, 3.21 ERA) Time: 7:05, Citizens Bank Park TV: PHL 17 Weather: 88, sunny Media: Twitter and Facebook The Phillies return home from a rough 1-5 road trip Friday to open a three game set with the hottest team in baseball, the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Dodgers, who own...
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