Skip Schumaker

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Kershaw Hit Hard, Dodgers Top Rockies; Puig Hurt

Clayton Kershaw surrendered a career-high 11 hits in five shaky innings and got the win and Yasiel Puig scored the go-ahead run before leaving with a strained right knee as the surging Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Colorado Rockies 10-8 on Monday.

CBS Los Angeles–09/02/2013

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Puig Leaves Game In 6th Inning With Strained Knee

Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig left the game Monday after straining his right knee on an awkward slide into third base.

CBS Los Angeles–09/02/2013

Andre Ethier #16 of the Los Angeles Dodgers is congratulated by teammates in the dugout after scoring a run in the third inning during MLB game action against the Toronto Blue Jays on July 22, 2013 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (credit: Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Dodgers Take Over First Place As Ellis’ 5 RBIs Lead Dodgers Over Jays 14-5

A.J. Ellis, who went 4-for-6 with 5 RBI, had the best of his career from the plate and six Dodgers in the starting lineup recorded a multi-hit game as the Dodgers beat the Blue Jays 14-5 on Monday night to take first place in the National League West.


Yasiel Puig #66 and Andre Ethier #16 of the Los Angeles Dodgers celebrate after they both scored on a double with the bases loaded from A.J. Ellis #17 in the ninth inning against the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park on July 7, 2013, in San Francisco, California. The Dodgers won the game 4-1. (credit: Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Dodgers Keeping It Close To Start 2nd Half

Boosted by rookie Yasiel Puig and Hanley Ramirez, the Los Angeles Dodgers climbed from last to second in the NL West at the All-Star break. A healthy Matt Kemp is expected back in the lineup soon.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/18/2013

Matt Magill #36 of the Los Angeles Dodgers makes a throw to first to hold a runner during the first inning against the Atlanta Braves at Dodger Stadium on June 9, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Harry How/Getty Images)

Puig Makes History In 8-1 Dodger Loss

Magill gave up seven runs with six walks through 3.2 innings and the Dodgers were unable to stop the bat of Dan Uggla in a series-splitting 8-1 loss on Sunday afternoon.


Yasiel Puig homers for the 4th time in five games. (credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images Sport)

Puig Homers For 4th Time In 5 Games, Dodgers Edge Braves In 10

Pinch-runner Skip Schumaker scored on the second wild pitch by Anthony Varvaro in the 10th inning, giving the Los Angeles Dodgers a 2-1 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Friday night.


Yasiel Puig #66 of the Los Angeles Dodgers celebrates at homeplate after hitting a grandslam homerun in the eighth inning against the Atlanta Braves at Dodger Stadium on June 6, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)

Puig’s Slam, Greinke’s Shutout Leads Dodgers Past Braves

Rookie Yasiel Puig hit his first career grand slam, Zack Greinke pitched four-hit ball over seven innings, and the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated Atlanta 5-0 on Thursday night, snapping the Braves’ five-game winning streak.