Dodgers beat writer for the LA Times.

Joc Pederson out of Dodgers lineup for second consecutive day

latimes.com — Joc Pederson won't be in the Dodgers lineup again Saturday, as Manager Don Mattingly said he wanted to give the slumping rookie center fielder a mental break. Pederson also didn't play the previous day in the series opener against the Angels. "As much as anything, he gets a chance to watch the game," Mattingly said.

Infection sends Justin Turner to DL

latimes.com — Third baseman Justin Turner was placed on the 15-day disabled list Friday, opening one of the spots on the Dodgers roster needed for the players who were acquired the previous day in a three-way trade with the Atlanta Braves and Miami Marlins. Starting pitchers Mike Bolsinger and Zach Lee were optioned to triple-A Oklahoma City.

Dodgers push Clayton Kershaw back; Zack Greinke pulls them through vs. Angels

latimes.com — Several hours before he was scheduled to start Friday night against the Angels, Clayton Kershaw was throwing in the outfield at Dodger Stadium. There was a reason for that: He was about to be scratched. Again. Kershaw, who was also scratched from the Dodgers' previous game because of a sore right hip, is now scheduled to pitch Saturday.

Dodgers scratch Clayton Kershaw from Friday start

latimes.com — Clayton Kershaw won't pitch against the Angels on Friday in the opening game of the Freeway Series at Dodger Stadium. Kershaw was scratched from his scheduled start and will be replaced by Zack Greinke. Kershaw is now scheduled to pitch Saturday, according to the Dodgers.

Would Dodgers trade Yasiel Puig? Unlikely, but he can't rule it out

baltimoresun.com — Yasiel Puig has played in only 53 of the Dodgers' 100 games. After spending five weeks on the disabled list because of a strained hamstring, he is batting .253 with six home runs and 22 runs batted in. "The season hasn't turned out the way I wanted," Puig said in Spanish.

Would Dodgers trade Yasiel Puig? Unlikely, but he can't rule it out

latimes.com — Yasiel Puig has played in only 53 of the Dodgers' 100 games. After spending five weeks on the disabled list because of a strained hamstring, he is batting .253 with six home runs and 22 runs batted in. "The season hasn't turned out the way I wanted," Puig said in Spanish.
Jul 27, 2015

Puig wants to stay in LA but "I'll play anywhere. I came to the United States to play baseball" via @dylanohernandez: lat.ms/1LQU1Hu

Jul 28, 2015

Yasiel Puig: "If they want to trade me, that's their decision. I can't do anything about that." lat.ms/1LQU1Hu

Zack Greinke's scoreless streak ends at 45 2/3 innings; Dodgers lose

orlandosentinel.com — His scoreless-innings streak having ended Sunday in the Dodgers' 3-2, 10-inning defeat to the New York Mets, Zack Greinke was asked to reflect on the most dominant stretch of his 12-year career. His response was characteristically blunt. "If anything, I feel negative about it, having to deal with answering questions about it all the time," he said.

Zack Greinke's scoreless streak ends at 45 2/3 innings; Dodgers lose

latimes.com — His scoreless-innings streak having ended Sunday in the Dodgers' 3-2, 10-inning defeat to the New York Mets, Zack Greinke was asked to reflect on the most dominant stretch of his 12-year career. His response was characteristically blunt. "If anything, I feel negative about it, having to deal with answering questions about it all the time," he said.

Dodgers are sunk by former third baseman Juan Uribe

latimes.com — The Dodgers erased a two-run deficit in the ninth inning, only to be sent to a defeat by an old friend. Juan Uribe redirected a 10th-inning cut fastball from Kenley Jansen and lofted it over the head of center fielder Joc Pederson, driving in the walk-off run for the New York Mets in a 3-2 victory Sunday at Citi Field.

Dodgers say they haven't discussed trading Yasiel Puig

chicagotribune.com — Yasiel Puig shook his head when asked Saturday whether the Dodgers told him he wouldn't be traded. "I don't know anything about that," Puig said in Spanish. Citing anonymous sources, ESPN Deportes reported Puig was recently assured by management he would remain with the team.
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Aug 01, 2015

Elias: Kershaw is the first pitcher with multiple single-season scoreless streaks of 37+ IP since Luis Tiant (1968, 1972).

Aug 01, 2015

Grandal on HR off Salas: "Once you go back-to-back changeups & you go and throw another changeup ... we’re major league hitters, you know?"

Aug 01, 2015

Trout on Kershaw: "Everything was moving, cutting, sinking, sliding, curving. The whole bit."

Aug 01, 2015

Kershaw replaced by Jansen before throwing a single pitch in the ninth. Departs to a standing ovation with the #Dodgers leading 3-0.

Aug 01, 2015

Kershaw returns to the mound for the ninth inning.

Aug 01, 2015

That's eight shutout innings for Clayton Kershaw. Shutout streak now at 37 innings.

Aug 01, 2015

J.P. Howell and Juan Nicasio warming up in the #Dodgers bullpen.

Aug 01, 2015

RT @NewYorker: A look at how the Sinaloa drug cartel builds its complex smuggling tunnels: nyr.kr/1Udi3Ot pic.twitter.com/z6OKyObLFl

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