Puig, Dodgers Aim for Strong Weekend Finish Against Cardinals

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The first part of the weekend couldn’t have gone better for the Dodgers—three straight victories over the Cardinals, coupled with two minor league championships by the Drillers and the Quakes. And to top things off, the Giants handled the Rockies in the first two contests of a three-game weekend set, allowing Los Angeles to reclaim sole possession of first place in the National League West.

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Series Preview: Dodgers Prepare for Showdown with Cardinals in St. Louis

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What was once anticipated to be the most difficult leg of the current road trip has now turned into the most critical. With 16 games remaining on their regular season schedule, the Dodgers begin a four-game series against the Cardinals on Thursday evening, which could conceivably dictate the direction of both clubs in the postseason.

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Dodgers Prepare for Cardinals at Home After Successful Weekend in Seattle

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Overall, it was a very good weekend for the Dodgers in Seattle. Los Angeles won two of three and could’ve gotten the sweep if not for a (suspect) balk.

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Ohtani Intrigue a Welcome Reminder of Dodgers’ Biggest Rivalries

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One pleasantly unexpected development in Los Angeles Dodgers world last week was the high and hard shade thrown by Our Guys towards the Angels’ Shohei Ohtani.

You know, Shohei Ohtani—the rookie pitcher who can’t hold the Tijuana Toros to under six runs in four innings. The guy who was supposed to be the new Babe Ruth.

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Dodgers Prospects: A Quick Conversation with Kyle Grana

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Upon learning that the Dodgers selected reliever Kyle Grana in the latter portion of MLB’s Rule 5 Draft in December, many dedicated fans of the club immediately began searching the web near and far in attempts to gain knowledge about the hard-throwing righty from Missouri, only to come up short of any significant information in the end.

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