Dodgers End Homestand with Sweep of Cincinnati

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Fighting off a small early-season slump, outfielder A.J. Pollock provided all the firepower the Dodgers needed on Wednesday afternoon, as Los Angeles cruised to a 3-2 victory over the Reds and swept the three-game series in the process.

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5 Key Takeaways from Dodgers’ Series Opener Against Reds

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Many fans of the Dodgers have been anticipating the Reds’ arrival to Dodger Stadium since the teams orchestrated one of the biggest trades of the 2018-19 offseason. Yasiel Puig, Matt Kemp, Kyle Farmer and and injured Alex Wood all made their return to Los Angeles, alongside a few other former Dodger prospects in Scott Schebler and Jose Peraza.

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Jackie Robinson Day, Clayton Kershaw, Yasiel Puig & More

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Monday is quite the day for fans of the Dodgers. As with every April 15th, it is Jackie Robinson Day across the league, in celebration of the first day the color barrier was broken by Jackie while wearing a Brooklyn Dodger uniform.

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Dodgers Prospect Watch: A Closer Look at Josiah Gray

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While there are many fans of the Dodgers who thought the team’s haul from the seven-player trade with the Reds would quickly be flipped for a high-impact player, both Jeter Downs and Josiah Gray are still preparing themselves for a season on the Los Angeles farm.

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Farewell and Thank You to Our Wild Horse

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The Dodgers upset and disappointed quite a few fans recently when they traded Yasiel Puig, Matt Kemp, Kyle Farmer and Alex Wood to Cincinnati. Most Dodger fans love the Wild Horse, but many other fans across the league despise him. His teammates grew to love him, too, from all reports. This is particularly impressive when you consider how thoroughly disliked he was as recently as 2016. Back then, he annoyed the hell out of me and I wanted him gone. He was a lazy, spoiled prima donna. Or so I thought.

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How the 7-Player Cincinnati Trade Impacts the Pursuit of Bryce Harper

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The Los Angeles Dodgers have completed a deal which saw Yasiel Puig, Matt Kemp, Kyle Farmer and Alex Wood sent to the Cincinnati Reds.

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Yasiel Puig Reunites with Turner Ward as Dodgers & Reds Complete 7-Player Trade

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The Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday afternoon acquired minor league infielder Jeter Downs, minor league right-handed pitcher Josiah Gray and right-handed pitcher Homer Bailey from the Cincinnati Reds in exchange for catcher/infielder Kyle Farmer, outfielders Matt Kemp and Yasiel Puig, left-handed pitcher Alex Wood and cash considerations.

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Talks Between Dodgers & Reds Still Steady, Apparently

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The offseason is starting to heat up with trade rumors and free agent speculation, and there is a lot of buzz surrounding what the Los Angeles Dodgers are going to do to try to improve their roster.

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Underachieving Dodgers Salvage Final Game of Cincinnati Series

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Just when you think the Dodgers are about to push themselves out of the 2018 playoff picture, they surprise you—like winning two out of three in a volatile setting like Denver. Yet on the other hand, right when you think the Boys in Blue have established momentum and might make a run at another division title, they lose two at home to the lowly Mets, then another two on the road to the cellar-dwelling Reds.

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Series Preview: Dodgers Seek Revenge Against Reds in Cincinnati

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Once again it wasn’t necessarily pretty, but the Dodgers got the job done in Colorado, taking two of three from the Rockies and moving within a half-game of the NL West lead.

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