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21 min ago | Redlands Daily Facts

More shocking than zombies, Daniel Coulombe gets the call from Dodgers

Some players have a unique answer to the question; usually it involves getting called into a manager's office at a minor-league ballpark somewhere. Daniel Coulombe's season ended last week when the Double-A Chattanooga Lookouts were eliminated from the Southern League playoffs.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Charlie Blackmon, Josh Rutledge, Scott Elbert, Paco Rodriguez, Stephen Fife

21 min ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

Rockies end 7-game skid with 10-4 win over Dodgers

Los Angeles Dodgers' Justin Turner is tagged out at home plate by Colorado Rockies catcher Michael McKenry as home plate umpire D.J. Reyburn watches during the sixth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, in Denver.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, National League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Charlie Blackmon, Dee Gordon, Los Angeles Dodgers, Colorado Rockies

2 hrs ago | KRAV-FM Tulsa

Kenya Moore Declares Her Man Crush Monday - You'll Never Guess Who it Is

We're unsure of Kenya's current romantic status - though she was  tweeting about an ex  recently - but we  know that she's got her eye on one pretty sexy athlete. Which sporty hunk does Kenya find “ crazy sexy and fine ”? Read on to find out! In honor of Man Crush Monday on September 15 - a weekly occurrence on Instagram in which you call out a fella on whom you have a crush - Kenya singled out Matt Kemp.

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6 hrs ago | Venom Strikes

La Russa Close To Narrowing Down G.M Candidate List

Jun 11, 2014; St. Petersburg, FL, USA; Former MLB manager Tony La Russa prior to the game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tampa Bay Rays, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Chad Billingsley, Chris Carter

10 hrs ago | Rox Pile

As Others Clinch Postseason Berths, Rockies Continue Their Skid

In that span, they have scored 11 runs. Total. The Dodgers scored that number of runs over the course of 3 innings last night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Rex Brothers, Charlie Blackmon, Dee Gordon, Christian Bergman

15 hrs ago | Whittier Daily News

Big inning boosts Dodgers in win over Colorado Rockies

DENVER >> The Dodgers never trailed Monday at Coors Field, but neither did they look like the National League's best team until the sixth inning. Then, an eight-run outburst at the expense of three Colorado Rockies pitchers broke open what became an eventual 11-3 win.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, National League, Major League Baseball, Colorado Rockies, Baseball Players, San Francisco Giants, Clayton Kershaw, Brian Wilson

17 hrs ago | LA Observed

Angels clinch first visit to playoffs since 2009

The Angels became the first team to make the baseball postseason, beating the Seattle Mariners 8-1 on Monday night. They have the best record in either league and could lock up a division title by mid-week.

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Related Topix: Sports, Matt Shoemaker, Baseball Players, Tyler Skaggs

21 hrs ago | Los Angeles Dodgers

Dodgers downplay dugout exchange between Kemp, Puig

Cameras from Colorado's broadcast caught Matt Kemp in a verbal exchange with fellow outfielder Yasiel Puig in the Dodgers' 11-3 victory over the Rockies on Monday during the team's eight-run sixth inning. Puig walked and moved to second on Adrian Gonzalez 's two-run single.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Yasiel Puig, Major League Baseball, Los Angeles Dodgers

Mon Sep 15, 2014

The Campbell Reporter

MLB: Angels, Dodgers continue surge toward playoffs

Angels 8, Mariners 1: David Freese and Brennan Boesch homered, and Los Angeles clinched a playoff spot. The Angels also reduced their magic number for winning the A.L. West to three.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Brennan Boesch, Justin Turner, National League, National League East, Jacob deGrom

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Preview: Dodgers at Rockies

Matt Kemp 's slow start will keep him from winning the National League 's MVP award, but nobody can deny his impact on the NL West race. Kemp has hit 12 of his 20 home runs since the All-Star break for the Los Angeles Dodgers , who visit the Colorado Rockies on Monday for the start of a three-game series.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, National League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Los Angeles Dodgers, A.J. Ellis, Christian Bergman

NorthJersey.com

MLB roundup: Kershaw beats Giants for 19th win

Kershaw boosted his credentials for the NL MVP and a third Cy Young Award with another big performance in a big start. The left-hander allowed seven hits, struck out nine and walked one in eight innings, putting the Dodgers in command of the division.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Juan Uribe, A.J. Ellis, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Buster Posey, Josh Harrison

Sun Sep 14, 2014

CBS Sports

Dave Stewart to interview for D-Backs' GM job

Dave Stewart, the former star pitcher who's now a top player agent, has informed the Diamondbacks he will indeed interview for their open GM job. Stewart, who posted four straight 20-win seasons while pitching for Tony La Russa, the Hall of Fame manager who is now the Diamondbacks' chief baseball officer, has been seen as a favorite for the D-Backs job that came open when La Russa decided to remove Kevin Towers from that role.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Chad Billingsley, Major League Baseball

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Kershaw earns 19th win, Dodgers beat Giants 4-2

Los Angeles Dodgers' Matt Kemp rounds second base after hitting a two-run home run against the San Francisco Giants during the sixth inning of a baseball game, Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, in San Francisco.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, National League, Major League Baseball, Dee Gordon, Baseball Players, Los Angeles Dodgers, San Francisco Giants, Clayton Kershaw

The Miami Herald

Dodgers' Puig tries to be positive

Florida running back Matt Jones jumps over teammate Clay Burton during the second quarter of Saturday's game. Jones scored the game-winning touchdown in the third overtime.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Francisco Giants, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Tim Lincecum, Mark McGwire

Jays Journal

Joel Sherman classifies Jose Reyes as possible "salary dump"

Sep 5, 2014; Boston, MA, USA; Toronto Blue Jays shortstop Jose Reyes bobbles a ground ball against the Boston Red Sox during the eighth inning at Fenway Park. Mandatory Credit: Mark L. Baer-USA TODAY Sports It's about this time every year that scribes for teams across Major League Baseball start looking over their team's various needs in order to determine what direction they take when the offseason officially gets underway a little more than a month from now.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jose Reyes, Toronto Blue Jays, Major League Baseball, Boston Red Sox, New York Mets, Brandon Morrow

Lasorda's Lair

Matt Kemp's Bubble Gum Throw

Aug 31, 2014; San Diego, CA, USA; Los Angeles Dodgers left fielder Matt Kemp at bat during the first inning against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park. Mandatory Credit: Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports The Dodgers shellacked the Giants 17-0 Saturday night, setting records for most runs and hits in the romp.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Dee Gordon, San Diego Padres, Major League Baseball, A.J. Ellis, Buster Posey

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Marin Independent Journal

Dodgers beat Giants 17-0

The National League West leaders thrashed the Giants in their own house, winning 17-0 to take the second game of a crucial three-game series between the two teams, with Cy Young Award favorite Clayton Kershaw set to pitch Sunday's finale. The Giants had won the first game of the series 9-0, but they were completely overmatched Saturday, falling back to two games out in the division with 14 to go.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, National League, Major League Baseball, Clayton Kershaw, Baseball Players, Yasiel Puig, Hanley Ramirez, Tim Lincecum

True Blue LA

Dodgers have 4 players reach 30 doubles

Dodgers shortstop Hanley Ramirez hit a double in the first inning against Tim Hudson of the Giants on Saturday, giving up 31 doubles on the season. For the sixth time in the 131-year history of the franchise the Dodgers have four different players with at least 30 doubles in a season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Dee Gordon, Baseball Players, Hanley Ramirez, Yasiel Puig, Major League Baseball, Los Angeles Dodgers

Lasorda's Lair

The Dodgers Need To Score Runs For Zack Greinke To Even Series in San Francisco

Aug 30, 2014; San Diego, CA, USA; Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Zack Greinke reacts as he comes off the field in the eighth inning against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park. Mandatory Credit: Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports So how do the Dodgers recover from Friday night's train wreck? Scoring a lot of runs would help.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, National League, Major League Baseball, Dee Gordon, Baseball Players, San Diego Padres, Madison Bumgarner

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Lasorda's Lair

Dodgers-Giants Important, Crucial, Not Do Or Die

The Dodgers and Giants will play a significant series in the middle of September for the first time since 2004, as Grant Brisbee points out . Having the Dodgers and Giants do well at the same time is kind of a strange thing, 2012 the Dodgers came close to joining the Giants in the postseason, but were crushed on the second to the last day of the season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Madison Bumgarner, Baseball Players, Yasiel Puig, Clayton Kershaw

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