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Dodgers Use Down Time To Heal Up For Playoffs

The Dodgers are heading into the postseason healthier than they were a year ago, and they hope it holds up.

22 hours ago

Matt Kemp #27 of the Los Angeles Dodgers points to the stands after hitting a two-run home run in the first inning during the MLB game against the Colorado Rockies at Dodger Stadium on September 28, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)

Dodgers Beat Rockies 10-5, Finish Regular Season With 5 Straight Wins

Adrian Gonzalez hit a three-run homer to finish with a major league-leading 116 RBIs, Matt Kemp added a two-run shot and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Colorado Rockies 10-5 Sunday for their fifth straight victory heading into postseason play.

09/28/2014

Third base coach Lorenzo Bundy #49 of the Los Angeles Dodgers congratulates Clayton Kershaw #22 after hitting an RBI triple in the fifth inning, as third baseman Pablo Sandoval #48 of the San Francisco Giants looks on at Dodger Stadium on September 24, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Dodgers Clinch NL West Behind Kershaw, 9-1 Defeat Of Giants

The Dodgers clinched the National League West on Wednesday night, behind an eight inning, one run effort by Clayton Kershaw to defeat the San Francisco Giants 9-1.

09/24/2014

Justin Turner #10 of the Los Angeles Dodgers tosses his bat as he watches his second solo home run of the game, in the eighth inning against the San Francisco Giants at Dodger Stadium on September 23, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Dodgers Ride 3 Homers, 2 From Turner, In Testy 4-2 Win Over Giants

Justin Turner homered twice and Matt Kemp had a two-run shot in a testy first inning, helping the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the second-place San Francisco Giants 4-2 to stretch their NL West lead to 4 1/2 games Tuesday night.

09/23/2014

Matt Kemp #23 of the Los Angeles Dodgers hits a run-scoring double in the 1st inning against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on September 21, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Kemp, Dodgers Beat Cubs 8-5

Matt Kemp homered and had four RBIs, Yasiel Puig scored a career-high four times and the NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers used six pitchers to beat the Chicago Cubs 8-5 on Sunday.

09/21/2014

Justin Morneau #33 of the Colorado Rockies hits a three run home run off of Carlos Frias #77 of the Los Angeles Dodgers to give the Rockies a 3-0 lead in the first inning at Coors Field on September 17, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. (credit: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Dodgers Routed By Rockies, 16-2, Drop Series

Justin Morneau tied a season high with six RBIs, including five as part of an eight-run first inning against spot starter Carlos Frias, and the Colorado Rockies routed the NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers 16-2 on Wednesday.

09/17/2014

Hanley Ramirez #13 of the Los Angeles Dodgers loses his helmet while striking out during the sixth inning against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field on September 16, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. (credit: Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Dodgers Out-Hit Rockies In 10-4 Loss

Corey Dickerson homered, tripled and drove in four runs, Tyler Matzek pitched into the sixth inning by getting out of several tight spots, and the Colorado Rockies snapped a seven-game skid with a 10-4 win over the NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday night.

09/16/2014

Justin Turner #10 of the Los Angeles Dodgers hits a go-ahead, two-run double in the sixth inning of a game at Coors Field on September 15, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. (credit: Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)

Dodgers Ride 8-Run Inning To Big 11-3 Win Over Rockies

Pinch hitter Justin Turner ignited an eight-run sixth inning with a tiebreaking two-run double, and the surging Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Colorado Rockies 11-3 on Monday night.

09/15/2014

Hyun-Jin Ryu #99 of the Los Angeles Dodgers throws a pitch against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Dodger Stadium on September 6, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Dodgers’ Ryu Receives Injection In Left Shoulder, Shut Down For 4 Days

Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu received a cortisone injection in his left shoulder on Monday and won’t throw for at least four days.

09/15/2014

Adrian Gonzalez #23 of the Los Angeles Dodgers hits an rbi single scoring Dee Gordon #9 against the San Francisco Giants in the top of the second inning at AT&T Park on September 13, 2014 in San Francisco, California. (credit: Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Dodgers Respond To Friday Rout, Hand Giants Worst Shutout Loss Since 1906

Zack Greinke pitched six scoreless innings and hit his fourth career home run, and the Los Angeles Dodgers romped past the San Francisco Giants 17-0 on Saturday night to build on their lead in the NL West.

09/13/2014

Hyun-Jin Ryu #99 of the Los Angeles Dodgers pitches against the San Francisco Giants in the bottom of the first inning at AT&T Park on September 12, 2014 in San Francisco, California. (credit: Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Dodgers’ Ryu To Leave Team, Get MRI In Los Angeles

Dodgers pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu will leave the team and fly to Los Angeles on Monday to have an MRI on his left shoulder.

09/13/2014

Los Angeles Dodgers v San Francisco Giants

Dodgers Lose Ryu To Shoulder Injury In 9-0 Loss To Giants

Madison Bumgarner struck out eight and took a share of the major league lead with 18 wins, and the San Francisco Giants moved within one game of NL West-leading Los Angeles by beating the Dodgers 9-0 on Friday night.

09/12/2014

Dan Haren #14 of the Los Angeles Dodgers pitches against the San Diego Padres in the first inning at Dodger Stadium on September 10, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Dodgers Blank Padres, 4-0, Behind Dan Haren

Dan Haren tossed seven sharp innings to give the Dodgers four pitchers with 13 wins for the first time in 19 years, and Los Angeles beat the San Diego Padres 4-0 on Wednesday night.

09/10/2014

Clayton Kershaw #22 of the Los Angeles Dodgers pitches against the San Diego Padres during the first inning at Dodger Stadium on September 8, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Harry How/Getty Images)

Kershaw Earns 18th Win, Dodgers Beat Padres 9-4

Clayton Kershaw became the major leagues’ first 18-game winner, Yasiel Puig ended a 60 at-bat RBI drought and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the San Diego Padres 9-4 on Monday night.

09/08/2014

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LaRoche Delivers Late, Dodgers Waste Chances In 14 Innings

Adam LaRoche came off the bench in the ninth inning and drove in five runs, including a tying homer and later a go-ahead grounder in the 14th that sent the Washington Nationals to a wild 8-5 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday.

09/03/2014

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