Dodgers Off Day News and Notes: Cleavinger, Santana, Ravelo, More

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After taking two of three from the Philadelphia Phillies, the Los Angeles Dodgers are enjoying an off day before they head out on an NL West road trip to Arizona and San Diego.

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Has Jimmy Nelson Become a Viable, Late-Inning Relief Option for Dodgers?

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To say that Tuesday night’s 5-3 victory over the Phillies carried its own special level of intensity for the Dodgers would be an understatement.

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Dodgers Slowly Returning to Full Strength

The Los Angeles Dodgers have finished their six-game road trip to Atlanta and Pittsburgh. With a 4-2 record, the Dodgers have also climbed back into sole possession of second place in the National League West. The San Francisco Giants face the Washington Nationals this weekend, whose game on Thursday night was postponed due to weather. The San Diego Padres were off on Thursday.

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Dodgers and Spin Rate: How Will MLB’s Crackdown Affect Los Angeles Pitching Staff?

The Los Angeles Dodgers have an off day on Monday before they begin a three-game set with the Pittsburgh Pirates. Coming off of two losses against the Atlanta Braves, they could use a little time to regroup.

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Dodgers News and Notes- Roster Moves, Injury Reports, All-Star Voting and More

The Los Angeles Dodgers had a historic first inning on Wednesday evening, when they scored 11 runs in the first inning against the St. Louis Cardinals.

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Can the Streaky Dodgers Start Finding Consistent Success?

Will the real Los Angeles Dodgers please stand up?

So far this season, the Boys in Blue have had four peaks and valleys. They have had streaks of 13-2, 5-15, 13-2, and now they are on an 0-3 run.

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What To Do About the Dodgers Bullpen?

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The Los Angeles Dodgers are undefeated in the Albert Pujols era.

Since signing the future Hall of Famer last Monday, the Dodgers have won seven straight, including sweeping San Francisco last weekend. Los Angeles looked impressive, both in winning a one run game on Friday night, something that had been a bugaboo for them previously, and a blowout win on Sunday, when they scored 11 runs.

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A Closer Look at Nate Jones

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It might be hard to believe, but the Los Angeles Dodgers have used a whopping 16 pitchers in relief roles already this year. If you would have told any fan in the preseason that arms like Mike Kickham, Alex Vesia, and Edwin Uceta would throw in the major league bullpen before the calendar turned to June, chances are they would have been extremely skeptical.

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Has Kenley Jansen Been the Best Dodger Reliever in 2021?

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During this 2021 season, it has been quite the roller coaster for the Dodgers, and yet we are only still in the month of May. A fast start followed by a domino effect of injuries and a rough losing stretch in which the Dodgers lost 15 out of 20 games has been the storyline so far.

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Is There Any Relief in Sight for a Struggling Bullpen?

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Perhaps the funniest thing about the Dodgers’ victory over the Angels on Saturday night was the notion that most fans out there, as well as the players, coaching staff, and management, were hoping to add a few insurance runs late in the game after putting a whopping 13 runs on the board early.

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