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  1. Jason Castro launches walk-off homer as Astros complete sweep of Dodgers

    Aug 23, 2015, 7:01 PM EDT

    Houston Astros Jason Castro is greeted by teammates after his walk-off home run against the Los Angeles Dodgers in the tenth inning of a baseball game, Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015, in Houston.  (AP Photo/Richard Carson)

    Jason Castro hit a walk-off homer Sunday to complete a three-game sweep of the Dodgers.

  2. Clayton Kershaw blanks the Angels over eight innings, runs consecutive scoreless innings streak to 37

    Aug 1, 2015, 6:56 PM EDT

    Clayton Kershaw

    Clayton Kershaw is good at baseball, the lefty confirmed on Saturday.

  3. Yasiel Puig drove in the go-ahead run against the Cardinals in his return to action Saturday

    Jun 7, 2015, 9:24 AM EDT

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    Yasiel Puig struck out in his first two plate appearances Saturday night against Cardinals starter Jaime Garcia, but the just-activated 24-year-old got it very right the third time around …

  4. Kenley Jansen cleared to pitch Thursday

    Jun 4, 2015, 8:05 PM EDT

    Los Angeles Dodgers relief pitcher Kenley Jansen throws to the plate during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Colorado Rockies, Friday, May 15, 2015, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

    Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen is available to pitch Thursday after being held out of Wednesday’s game for precautionary reasons.

  5. Kenley Jansen struck out four batters in one inning in his season debut last night

    May 16, 2015, 9:33 AM EDT

    Los Angeles Dodgers relief pitcher Kenley Jansen throws to the plate during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Colorado Rockies, Friday, May 15, 2015, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

    Jansen tied a major league record in his season debut.

  6. Dodgers activate Kenley Jansen from the disabled list

    May 15, 2015, 9:55 PM EDT

    Kenley Jansen

    Kenley Jansen is back with the Dodgers, though he isn’t expected to jump back into the closer’s role immediately.

  7. Carlos Gonzalez’ ninth inning homer stuns the Dodgers

    May 15, 2015, 8:25 AM EDT

    Carlos Gonzalez

    The Dodgers are a good team but their bullpen let one go last night.

  8. Dodgers will activate Kenley Jansen from the disabled list on Saturday

    May 11, 2015, 9:09 PM EDT

    Kenley Jansen

    Kenley Jansen will return at long last on Saturday, but won’t immediately begin closing out games.

  9. Kenley Jansen to begin rehab assignment Friday

    Apr 28, 2015, 11:45 PM EDT

    kenley jansen getty

    Kenley Jansen crossed the final hurdle of his throwing program on Tuesday afternoon at Dodger Stadium, throwing a 20-pitch simulated inning, and has been cleared to begin a minor league rehab assignment Friday with High-A Rancho Cucamonga.

  10. Dodgers place Yasiel Puig and Joel Peralta on the DL

    Apr 26, 2015, 2:58 PM EDT

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    Two important Dodgers are now on the shelf.

  11. Joel Peralta dealing with a “dead arm”, could go on the disabled list

    Apr 25, 2015, 8:05 PM EDT

    Joel Peralta

    The Dodgers’ thin bullpen could get even thinner if Joel Peralta needs to go on the disabled list.

  12. Kenley Jansen to begin throwing off mound Sunday

    Apr 15, 2015, 11:31 PM EDT

    kenley jansen getty

    Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen is starting to make significant progress in his recovery from February surgery to remove a bone growth from his left foot.

  13. Dodgers to shut Brandon League down for three weeks

    Mar 27, 2015, 6:55 PM EDT

    Brandon League

    Brandon League isn’t likely to pitch for a couple of months according to manager Don Mattingly.

  14. Dodgers reliever Brandon League is headed to the disabled list

    Mar 25, 2015, 1:44 PM EDT

    Brandon League

    League was shut down about two weeks ago with shoulder pain.

  15. Kenley Jansen plays catch for first time since undergoing left foot surgery in February

    Mar 17, 2015, 11:18 PM EDT

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    MLB.com’s Ken Gurnick reports that closer Kenley Jansen is off his crutches for good and played catch from a distance of 60 feet on Tuesday afternoon.

  16. 2015 Preview: Los Angeles Dodgers

    Mar 17, 2015, 12:00 PM EDT

    Andrew Friedman, Stan Kasten

    The Dodgers made a host of changes with their front office and their roster, but will it get them over the hump in October?

  17. Dodgers “showing interest” in Joba Chamberlain

    Feb 19, 2015, 10:15 AM EDT

    Joba Chamberlain AP

    Bullpen depth in the wake of Kenley Jansen’s foot injury.

  18. Francisco Rodriguez wants $10 million to sign

    Feb 18, 2015, 10:28 AM EDT

    Francisco Rodriguez

    Will the Dodgers pay the price?

  19. Kenley Jansen out 8-12 weeks following foot surgery

    Feb 17, 2015, 9:19 PM EDT

    kenley jansen getty

    Jansen will be on crutches for the next 10 days and in a protective walking boot for the next 3-4 weeks. In total, the rehabilitation process is expected to take 8-12 weeks.

  20. No one wants to trade for Jonathan Papelbon

    Nov 30, 2014, 11:10 PM EDT

    Washington Nationals v Philadelphia Phillies

    Jonathan Papelbon has been among the best closers in the game but the Phillies are generating very little trade interest in the right-hander.

  21. Dodgers acquire Joel Peralta from the Rays in a four-player trade

    Nov 21, 2014, 7:04 AM EDT

    Joel Peralta

    The Dodgers get a potential solution for their setup man woes.

  22. Looking back at Don Mattingly’s Game 4 decisions

    Oct 7, 2014, 9:39 PM EDT

    Don Mattingly

    Benching Yasiel Puig in Game 4 didn’t doom the Dodgers, but it probably didn’t help.

  23. Cardinals beat Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw yet again, advance to fourth straight NLCS

    Oct 7, 2014, 8:30 PM EDT

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    The Cardinals are heading to the NLCS for the fourth consecutive season, and for the ninth time since 2000.

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