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Tampa Bay Rays tee off on Alex Wood to beat Dodgers

ocregister.com — ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Like spaghetti stains on a white shirt, Alex Wood's mistakes were glaring and eventually ruined the whole thing. The Dodgers left-hander served up three home runs, each more costly than the one before, as the Dodgers lost to the Tampa Bay Rays, 8-5, Wednesday night.

Dodgers' Howie Kendrick won't use spring training injury as excuse for slow start

ocregister.com — ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Howie Kendrick is well aware what a small piece 50 at-bats are in a full-season puzzle. But still - it's hard to miss a .143 batting average with zero RBI and zero extra-base hits in May. "You know your numbers. Every guy in here knows their numbers," Kendrick acknowledged.

Dodgers lineups: Trayce Thompson leaving his mark with Dodgers

Dodgers lineups: Trayce Thompson leaving his mark with Dodgers
ocregister.com — ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- When Kyle Schwarber's home run in Game 4 of the Chicago Cubs' NL Division Series against the St. Louis Cardinals last October landed on the video board beyond the right-field bleachers, the Cubs left it there for awhile, going so far as to cover it with a plastic case.

Dodgers’ Andrew Friedman has fond memories of years with Rays

Dodgers’ Andrew Friedman has fond memories of years with Rays
dailynews.com — ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. >> The Tampa Bay Rays had five 90-win seasons and won two division titles during Andrew Friedman's time running their baseball operations. He returned this week to a warm reception, a "Thanks for the memories" tribute on the scoreboard and newspaper coverage chronicling his miracle work with the franchise.

Thompson leads Dodgers’ offensive explosion against Rays

Thompson leads Dodgers’ offensive explosion against Rays
dailynews.com — ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. >> Like Trayce Thompson's deep fly ball in the second inning Tuesday, the Dodgers' offense disappeared. Unlike Thompson's drive, the offense re-appeared.

Final: Dodgers' offense returns in 10-5 win over the Rays

Final: Dodgers' offense returns in 10-5 win over the Rays
ocregister.com — ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Like Trayce Thompson's deep fly ball in the second inning Tuesday, the Dodgers' offense disappeared. Unlike Thompson's drive, the offense re-appeared.

Dodgers' Andrew Friedman has no regrets about leaving Tampa Bay Rays for big-market expectations

Dodgers' Andrew Friedman has no regrets about leaving Tampa Bay Rays for big-market expectations
ocregister.com — ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - The Tampa Bay Rays had five 90-win seasons and won two division titles during Andrew Friedman's time running their baseball operations. He returned this week to a warm reception, a "Thanks for the memories" tribute on the scoreboard and newspaper coverage chronicling his miracle work with the franchise.

Dodgers pitcher Josh Ravin tests positive for PEDs, suspended 80 games

Dodgers pitcher Josh Ravin tests positive for PEDs, suspended 80 games
ocregister.com — Just days after former Dodger Dee Gordon was suspended for PED use, injured Dodgers reliever Josh Ravin has been suspended 80 games for violating Major League Baseball's policy regarding performance-enhancing substances. The right-hander was suspended Monday for 80 games after a spring training drug test revealed a banned peptide in his system.

Dodgers pitcher Josh Ravin suffers fractured arm in car accident

Dodgers pitcher Josh Ravin suffers fractured arm in car accident
ocregister.com — GLENDALE, Ariz. -- A rough spring only got worse for Josh Ravin on Monday. The Dodgers pitcher was involved in a car accident and suffered a fractured radius bone in his left (non-throwing) arm. Ravin, 28, already missed most of a week early in camp when he came down with the flu and strep throat.

Final: Matt Kemp's three-run homer sends Dodgers to fifth consecutive defeat, 5-1

Final: Matt Kemp's three-run homer sends Dodgers to fifth consecutive defeat, 5-1
ocregister.com — LOS ANGELES - First-year manager Dave Roberts tried to rally his team out of its slump Friday afternoon with a brief-but-enthusiastic team meeting. Afterward, he joked that he wasn't ready to resort to letting someone break a cinderblock on his chest with a sledgehammer - a motivational moment that Donnie Moore of Donnie Moore Ministries and Radical Reality performed in front of the Dodgers during spring training.
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May 05, 2016

#Dodgers coverage: Alex Wood had a really good night -- except for, you know, the parts that weren't m.ocregister.com/articles/dodge…

May 04, 2016

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May 04, 2016

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May 04, 2016

Yasmani Grandal plays the catwalk carom to make catch in foul territory. But ball hit catwalk in foul territory. Dead ball

May 04, 2016

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May 04, 2016

Another HR for TB. 3 run HR by Steve Pearce after an E by Charlie Culberson. Just like that #Dodgers down 5-2 in 6th and Alex Wood is done

May 04, 2016

0-and-2 wild pitch scores Yasiel Puig from third base. #Dodgers tie game 2-2 in 6th

May 04, 2016

#Dodgers Alex Wood has given up 2 HRs on 2-and-0, 3-and-1 counts. Lesson? Get ahead in the count, kids.


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