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  1. The Cardinals made a point to stay out of the Diamondbacks’ pool yesterday

    Sep 29, 2014, 10:41 AM EDT

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    When you follow THE CARDINAL WAY, you do not celebrate the way heathens like the Dodgers do.

  2. Previewing the 2014 Playoffs

    Sep 29, 2014, 8:59 AM EDT

    Playoffs

    Let’s meet our ten playoff teams and assess their strengths, weaknesses and overall outlook.

  3. Derek Jeter has the most popular player jersey since the All-Star break

    Sep 25, 2014, 4:30 PM EDT

    Derek Jeter

    The old man tops the list, but a lot of young stars are right on his heels.

  4. Breaking news: Yasiel Puig is really, really good

    Sep 25, 2014, 2:48 PM EDT

    Yasiel Puig

    Since debuting as a 22-year-old in June of last season Puig has played 249 games and hit .306 with a .387 on-base percentage and .504 slugging percentage.

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

    Sep 25, 2014, 7:18 AM EDT

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    The Dodgers clinch the NL West behind another outstanding performance from Clayton Kershaw.

  6. Clayton Kershaw dominates Giants as Dodgers clinch the National League West title

    Sep 25, 2014, 1:17 AM EDT

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    Clayton Kershaw struck out 11 batters and walked none over eight innings of one-run ball and Yasiel Puig slugged his 16th home run of the year as the Dodgers beat the visiting Giants 9-1 on Wednesday night to clinch their second consecutive division title.

  7. Video: Clayton Kershaw smacks game-tying triple

    Sep 25, 2014, 12:05 AM EDT

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    Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw robbed the Giants with a behind-the-back grab in the top of the third inning Wednesday and then smacked this game-tying RBI triple in the bottom of the fifth …

  8. Bill Plaschke apparently only hates acts of aggression when Yasiel Puig is involved

    Sep 24, 2014, 5:06 PM EDT

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    Shocker: Plaschke has a serious double standard when it comes to Mr. Puig.

  9. Bill Plaschke, once again, says that Yasiel Puig will be the death of the Dodgers

    Sep 24, 2014, 12:27 PM EDT

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    For the third time in a year, Bill Plaschke predicts that Yasiel Puig will end up being the worst thing that ever happened to the Dodgers.

  10. And That Happened: Tuesday’s scores and highlights

    Sep 24, 2014, 7:08 AM EDT

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    Andrew McCutchen and the Pirates light a victory cigar as they clinch their second straight playoff appearance.

  11. Video: Benches clear in LA after Madison Bumgarner hits Yasiel Puig in left foot with pitch

    Sep 23, 2014, 11:21 PM EDT

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    Things got a little testy in the bottom of the first inning Tuesday night at Dodger Stadium after Giants starter Madison Bumgarner struck Yasiel Puig in the left foot with a low-and-inside pitch …

  12. Cubs ready to make a big play for pitching

    Sep 22, 2014, 3:15 PM EDT

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    The Cubs know they can’t just get by on change-of-scenery guys and sign-and-flip deals.

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

    Sep 22, 2014, 5:14 AM EDT

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    The Royals salvage one and their hopes of an AL Central title remain alive.

  14. Yasiel Puig seems to be snapping out of his funk at the right time

    Sep 19, 2014, 9:16 AM EDT

    Yasiel Puig

    After a good night last night he’s 12 for his last 30.

  15. Yasiel Puig, Matt Kemp exchange words in the dugout

    Sep 16, 2014, 8:23 AM EDT

    Puig Kemp

    I have to imagine that spending seven-plus months in close quarters with Yasiel Puig can get on one’s nerves.

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

    Sep 16, 2014, 6:52 AM EDT

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    The Angels clinch a playoff spot. The Nats and Orioles pull to within one game of clinching their divisions.

  17. Cuban slugger Yasmani Tomas to command $100 million?

    Sep 14, 2014, 12:44 PM EDT

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    Yasmani Tomas, 23, could be the next Cuban defector to hit it big — record-breakingly big — on Major League Baseball’s free agent market. Via Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe …

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

    Sep 14, 2014, 12:20 AM EDT

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    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.

  19. 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.

  20. Yasiel Puig was late on Wednesday … because he had to take his mother to the hospital

    Sep 10, 2014, 8:53 PM EDT

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    Yasiel Puig’s issues with tardiness are well-chronicled on this website and he showed up late to Dodger Stadium again on Wednesday. But there was a good reason for that …

  21. L.A. Times columnist calls for benching Yasiel Puig in favor of Andre Ethier

    Sep 10, 2014, 12:30 PM EDT

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    Would you rather play the slumping superstar or a guy who hasn’t shown a thing all year?

  22. Baseball is dying? Nonsense: The Case for Baseball’s Vitality

    Sep 9, 2014, 7:57 AM EDT

    Jack Dempsey -- Associated Press

    The first professional baseball team began play in the spring of 1869. People began lamenting its demise approximately fifteen minutes later. Here is why they are wrong.

  23. I’m not sure how I’d feel about becoming a citizen of Puig Nation

    Sep 3, 2014, 10:30 AM EDT

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    It’d be a fun nation, but probably a tad dangerous.

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