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  1. Joe Maddon is the latest manager to rip instant replay. He’s got a point.

    Jun 25, 2015, 9:00 AM EDT

    Denorfia

    He’s mad about there being deference to an on-field ump with a bad view. And he’s mad that there aren’t independent replay officials back east. He’s right to be mad.

  2. Dodgers place Chris Hatcher on disabled list with left oblique strain, activate Scott Van Slyke

    Jun 17, 2015, 9:56 PM EDT

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    Hatcher is probably looking at a three-week absence. Van Slyke is starting in left field and batting sixth in his return to action Wednesday night against the Rangers.

  3. Dodgers lose another outfielder, put Scott Van Slyke on DL

    Jun 2, 2015, 1:13 PM EDT

    Scott Van Slyke

    Van Slyke has been pushed into extended action by injuries to Carl Crawford and Yasiel Puig.

  4. Yasiel Puig runs at nearly 100 percent on hamstring, nearing rehab assignment

    Jun 1, 2015, 9:58 PM EDT

    SAN DIEGO, CA - APRIL  24:  Yasiel Puig #66 warms up during batting practice before a baseball game against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park April 24,  2015 in San Diego, California.   (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

    Yasiel Puig’s first attempt at a minor league rehab assignment was halted about a month ago due to a setback with his left hamstring strain, but he’s starting to ramp things up again.

  5. And That Happened: Monday’s scores and highlights

    May 12, 2015, 6:48 AM EDT

    Scott Van Slyke

    Scott Van Slyke messed up, atoned and then atoned again for extra measure.

  6. Carl Crawford diagnosed with torn oblique

    Apr 28, 2015, 7:05 PM EDT

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    Some more rough news here for the Dodgers’ outfield, which is already absent Yasiel Puig.

  7. Dodgers outfield depth? Carl Crawford has an oblique injury

    Apr 28, 2015, 12:16 PM EDT

    NLCS - St Louis Cardinals v Los Angeles Dodgers

    Crawford may be joining Yasiel Puig on the shelf.

  8. Yasiel Puig leaves game after aggravating hamstring injury

    Apr 25, 2015, 10:20 AM EDT

    Los Angeles Dodgers v San Francisco Giants

    Could a trip to the disabled list be in Yasiel Puig’s future?

  9. And That Happened: Sunday’s scores and highlights

    Apr 20, 2015, 6:44 AM EDT

    Nelson Cruz

    Nelson Cruz has eight homers on the young season. And a line that looks like something Barry Bonds put up over the course of four seasons.

  10. Yasiel Puig out Sunday with lingering hamstring injury

    Apr 19, 2015, 1:30 PM EDT

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    Puig, who boasts an .886 through 34 plate appearances, is considered day-to-day.

  11. 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.

  12. Bruce and Brett Bochy make MLB history

    Sep 14, 2014, 9:35 AM EDT

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    The Giants didn’t have a whole lot worth celebrating in Saturday night’s 17-0 blowout loss to the visiting Dodgers, but this was a pretty cool moment in the top of the seventh inning …

  13. Zack Greinke homers, Dodgers demolish the Giants 17-0 at AT&T Park

    Sep 14, 2014, 12:20 AM EDT

    Los Angeles Dodgers v San Francisco Giants

    The Dodgers scored two touchdowns with the ensuing extra points, and kicked a field goal against the Giants on Saturday night. It was a bloodbath.

  14. Yasiel Puig’s struggles continue, and the call to bench him grows louder

    Sep 11, 2014, 9:02 AM EDT

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    Don Mattingly says he has no better options. The press is not so sure.

  15. Mariners’ interest in Matt Kemp is “very real”

    Jul 27, 2014, 2:08 PM EDT

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    The Mariners acquired Kendrys Morales from the Twins on Thursday for right-handed reliever Stephen Pryor, and they’re not done trying to beef up their offense.

  16. Yasiel Puig out Sunday night with bruise on left hand

    Jul 20, 2014, 4:23 PM EDT

    puig getty

    Yasiel Puig was removed from Saturday’s 4-2 loss to the Cardinals after taking a Joe Kelly pitch off his left hand and will sit out of Sunday night’s series finale in St. Louis.

  17. Carl Crawford is ready to return, but the Dodgers aren’t planning to play him

    Jul 9, 2014, 12:46 PM EDT

    Carl Crawford

    Carl Crawford’s ankle injury led to Matt Kemp coming off the bench and rejoining the Dodgers’ starting lineup, but now that Crawford is ready to return it sounds like he’ll be the one on the bench most days.

  18. Video: Watch the Dodgers give Scott Van Slyke the “hot foot”

    Jun 29, 2014, 11:05 PM EDT

    Scott Van Slyke

    A time-tested baseball prank, Dodgers outfielder Scott Van Slyke was a victim of the “hot foot” in Sunday’s win.

  19. Scott Van Slyke is thriving next to the Dodgers’ big-name, high-priced outfielders

    Jun 10, 2014, 10:47 AM EDT

    Scott Van Slyke Dodgers

    There’s been lots of talk about the Dodgers having four big-name outfielders for three starting spots, but while everyone debates how manager Don Mattingly should divvy up the playing time among Matt Kemp, Yasiel Puig, Carl Crawford, and Andre Ethier a different outfielder has been the most productive in the bunch.

  20. And That Happened: Monday’s scores and highlights

    Jun 10, 2014, 6:28 AM EDT

    Lonnie Chisenhall

    Lonnie Chisenhall went 5 for 5 with 3 home runs and 9 RBI. Mercy.

  21. Yasiel Puig injured his hip flexor

    Jun 8, 2014, 10:17 AM EDT

    Yasiel Puig

    He did not do it while celebrating, hot dogging or bat flipping. He did it sliding. Just goes to show you that conventional baseball is for the friggin’ birds.

  22. Don Mattingly really, really doesn’t want to play Matt Kemp in center field

    Jun 3, 2014, 11:17 AM EDT

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    Here’s how much Dodgers manager Don Mattingly is committed to keeping Matt Kemp from playing center field: Not only is Mattingly regularly playing Andre Ethier there despite his clearly being stretched range-wise, yesterday Scott Van Slyke got the nod in center field while Kemp remained in left field.

  23. Are the Dodgers going to trade an outfielder?

    May 15, 2014, 12:26 PM EDT

    Los Angeles Dodgers batter Andre Ethier reacts in the dugout after he struck out against the New York Mets during their MLB National League baseball game in New York

    Last season it wasn’t an issue because at least one player was always hurt, but this season the Dodgers have four very good outfielders for three starting spots with Yasiel Puig, Matt Kemp, Carl Crawford, and Andre Ethier.

  24. And That Happened: Thursday’s scores and highlights

    May 2, 2014, 6:29 AM EDT

    Roenis Elias

    Let’s play two! Three times! And let’s have a sweep in all three of them!

  25. Aaron Hicks removed from game with concussion-like symptoms

    May 1, 2014, 11:17 PM EDT

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    Aaron Hicks hit his head on the center field wall while trying to make a leaping catch.

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