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Adjustments, playing time contributed to three-hit game for Dodgers’ Miguel Rojas.

Adjustments, playing time contributed to three-hit game for Dodgers’ Miguel Rojas. | Dodger Social News Roundup | Scoop.it
I didn’t mention it in last night’s game story, but Miguel Rojas‘ three hits were a career-high. Rojas said after the game that two things are paying off for him right now.
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Blog Kiosk: 8/13/2014 - Dodger Links - Haren, Barney and Six Games Up - Oh, My!

Blog Kiosk: 8/13/2014 - Dodger Links - Haren, Barney and Six Games Up - Oh, My! | Dodger Social News Roundup | Scoop.it
Dan Haren was sharp for the second straight game as the Dodgers pulled out a 4 to 2 victory against the Braves.  Unfortunately, his nemesis, BJ Upton, slammed his sixth career home run off of him, but it wasn't enough to overcome his effort.  Haren...
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Dodgers @ Braves August 12, 2014: Oh Good, More Dan Haren

Dodgers @ Braves August 12, 2014: Oh Good, More Dan Haren | Dodger Social News Roundup | Scoop.it
While the Braves trot out the same lineup we’ve seen the last two nights, the Dodgers’ definitely has a “we’re in the middle of a really long time between days off” feel to it.
Dodgers
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Brian Wilson Is Pitching Better Than You Think He Is

Brian Wilson Is Pitching Better Than You Think He Is | Dodger Social News Roundup | Scoop.it
The Dodgers have been a lot of fun to watch lately, haven’t they? Despite a bit of a hiccup in Milwaukee over the weekend, they have a comfortable six-game lead in the NL West and the best playoff odds in the league.
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Post-Game 121 Thread: Major Surprise

Post-Game 121 Thread: Major Surprise | Dodger Social News Roundup | Scoop.it
The H is for horse. I mean Haren!DODGERS 4, BARVES 2
Who are you, Dan Haren?
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Mattingly Agrees With Kershaw’s World Series Sentiment

Mattingly Agrees With Kershaw’s World Series Sentiment | Dodger Social News Roundup | Scoop.it
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After reaching the 2013 NLCS, the Los Angeles Dodgers entered this season under expectations of at minimum, accomplishing the same feat.
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Dodgers News And Rumors: Barney Pleased To Be In LA

Dodgers News And Rumors: Barney Pleased To Be In LA | Dodger Social News Roundup | Scoop.it
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Out of all the names the Los Angeles Dodgers were rumored to trade for before the non-waiver deadline, Darwin Barney was not one of them.
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Dodgers News: Don Mattingly Believes In Carl Crawford

Dodgers News: Don Mattingly Believes In Carl Crawford | Dodger Social News Roundup | Scoop.it
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Carl Crawford was in the Los Angeles Dodgers lineup on Monday as the team began a four-game series with the Atlanta Braves, which has become the norm for manager Don Mattingly.
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Dodgers Minor League Recap – 8/11: Zach Lee Solid In Vegas

Dodgers Minor League Recap – 8/11: Zach Lee Solid In Vegas | Dodger Social News Roundup | Scoop.it
[new_royalslider id="54"] Albuquerque won 8-2 Joc Pederson - 0 for 5, 3 K's Alex Guerrero - 2 for 4, 2B, 3 RBI, R Zach Lee - 6 IP, 5 Hits, 2 ER, 2 BB, 5 K's Chattanooga did not play Rancho Cucamonga did not play Great Lakes did not play Ogden did...
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Robin Williams at the Hollywood Stars Game, 1979

Robin Williams at the Hollywood Stars Game, 1979 | Dodger Social News Roundup | Scoop.it
Joe Siegman sent along these photos of Robin Williams from his first Hollywood Stars Game at Dodger Stadium in 1979, just after the first season of “Mork and Mindy.” Siegman, author of “Bats, Balls and Hollywood Stars … Hollywood’s Love Affair with...
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Post-Game 120 Thread: Kevin Correia, Juggernaut?

Post-Game 120 Thread: Kevin Correia, Juggernaut? | Dodger Social News Roundup | Scoop.it
DODGERS 6, BRAVES 2
Kevin Correia is tied for the AL lead (actually, the major league lead) in losses. But he's undefeated in the National League, having led the Dodgers to a 6-2 victory in the opening game of a four-game series in Atlanta.
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Dodgers News: Kevin Correia Liking New Role With Dodgers

Dodgers News: Kevin Correia Liking New Role With Dodgers | Dodger Social News Roundup | Scoop.it
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Last week, Kevin Correia was pitching for the Minnesota Twins, who are currently in last place in the AL Central and out of the playoff picture.
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Colletti's Investments Give Positive (Very) Early Returns

Colletti's Investments Give Positive (Very) Early Returns | Dodger Social News Roundup | Scoop.it
Shockingly, after standing pat at the July 31 trade deadline, Ned Colletti's snags of Roberto Hernandez and Kevin Correia seem...actually pretty good. So far. I mean, it's only one start for each new acquisition.
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Game 121 Thread: Aug. 12 @ Barves, 4p

Game 121 Thread: Aug. 12 @ Barves, 4p | Dodger Social News Roundup | Scoop.it
Dan Haren (9-9, 4.57) vs. Mike Minor (4-7, 5.42).
If Haren is the Dodgers' worst regular starting pitcher right now, that makes him a minor threat. And the Braves are countering with a Minor threat of their own.
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MLB Bench WAR: Dodgers At Top

MLB Bench WAR: Dodgers At Top | Dodger Social News Roundup | Scoop.it
If the Dodgers' strategy to assemble a lineup consists of (a) throwing the big money at proven stars (potentially too many of them, perhaps), and then (b) grabbing heaps of washed up players, knowing some will pop (Scott Van Slyke, maybe Justin...
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Dodgers 4, Braves 2: Dan Haren Good? Again?

Dodgers 4, Braves 2: Dan Haren Good? Again? | Dodger Social News Roundup | Scoop.it
This recent tour of the back end of the rotation has been as successful as the Dodgers could hope for. Dan Haren continued the run of good fortune, helping to lead the Dodgers to a 4-2 victory.
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Dodgers using addition by subtraction

Dodgers using addition by subtraction | Dodger Social News Roundup | Scoop.it
No one likes to see any player land on the disabled list, but it’s hard to argue that sometimes it is the best thing for both the player and for the team.
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Dodgers Vs. Braves Preview: Haren Looking To Build Momentum

Dodgers Vs. Braves Preview: Haren Looking To Build Momentum | Dodger Social News Roundup | Scoop.it
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After getting a strong outing last night from newly acquired pitcher Kevin Correia, the Los Angeles Dodgers are hoping Dan Haren (9-9, 4.57 ERA) can replicate the same result.
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Dodgers Vs. Braves Recap: Barney, Haren Shine In Win

Dodgers Vs. Braves Recap: Barney, Haren Shine In Win | Dodger Social News Roundup | Scoop.it
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In the midst of a four-game series with the Atlanta Braves, the Los Angeles Dodgers looked to extend their winning streak against the Braves to five in a row.
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Dodgers News: Don Mattingly Sees Opportunity For A.J. Ellis

Dodgers News: Don Mattingly Sees Opportunity For A.J. Ellis | Dodger Social News Roundup | Scoop.it
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With the inconsistency the Los Angeles Dodgers have had on offense side this season, some glaring weaknesses have stood out more than others.
One of them is the two catchers on the roster -- Drew Butera and A.J.
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Dodgers News: Darwin Barney Happy To Play For Contender

Dodgers News: Darwin Barney Happy To Play For Contender | Dodger Social News Roundup | Scoop.it
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As the Los Angeles Dodgers approached last month’s non-waiver trade deadline, many believed the team was going to make a run at adding another arm to their rotation.
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Dodgers vs. Braves: Struggling pitchers face off in Atlanta

Dodgers vs. Braves: Struggling pitchers face off in Atlanta | Dodger Social News Roundup | Scoop.it
LOS ANGELES -- The Dodgers go for a third straight win on Tuesday night against the Braves, and their lineup is a little different against left-handed Atlanta starter Mike Minor.
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Dodgers News: Mattingly Comfortable With Rojas At Shortstop

Dodgers News: Mattingly Comfortable With Rojas At Shortstop | Dodger Social News Roundup | Scoop.it
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The Los Angeles Dodgers big move prior to the non-waiver trade deadline came in the form of acquiring infielder Darwin Barney from the Chicago Cubs.
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Dan Haren Looks to Repeat Success of Last Start

Dan Haren Looks to Repeat Success of Last Start | Dodger Social News Roundup | Scoop.it
With the best record in the National League, the Dodgers look to forge an even bigger gap between themselves and the second-place San Francisco Giants in the NL West.
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Hang with Kershaw for a Mere $2K

Hang with Kershaw for a Mere $2K | Dodger Social News Roundup | Scoop.it
We got an email from Gavin Guidry at Jackson Spalding: Adam Wainwright recently started Big League Impact, an organization pairing MLB stars with fans, giving them the opportunity to play together in a fantasy football league while making a...
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AJ Ellis' Importance is what he does Behind the Plate

AJ Ellis' Importance is what he does Behind the Plate | Dodger Social News Roundup | Scoop.it
I thought JP Hoornstra shared an interesting observation in a brief post at Inside the Dodgers about Correia's performance on Monday, here: One more postgame note that didn’t quite fit anywhere in the story: One Dodgers player suggested to me that...
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