Yasiel Puig

Yasiel Puig #66 of the Los Angeles Dodgers strikes out swinging with the tying run on third base for the last out of Game One of the National League Division Series against the St. Louis Cardinals at Dodger Stadium on October 3, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.  The Cardinal won the game 10-9.  (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Dodgers Bench Puig For NLDS Game 4

Slumping All-Star Yasiel Puig was benched by the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday for Game 4 of their NL Division Series against the St. Louis Cardinals.

10/07/2014

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 06: Matt Kemp #27 of the Los Angeles Dodgers argues with home plate umpire Dale Scott after getting called out in the ninth inning against the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Three of the National League Division Series at Busch Stadium on October 6, 2014 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

9 Reactions To Dodgers-Cardinals Home Plate Umpire Dale Scott

Aside from a seemingly generous strike zone, Scott also appeared to clap when Yasiel Puig was struck out during the third inning.

10/07/2014

Los Angeles Dodgers Photo Day

Cuban Man Who Smuggled Dodger Slugger Yasiel Puig Into LA Speaks Out

A man who helped smuggle the Dodger star Yasiel Puig into the U.S. spoke out on Friday.

CBS Los Angeles–10/03/2014

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

Brian Wilson delivers a pitch earlier this season against the Pirates in Pittsburgh.  Wilson gave up a two-run homer to Chris Coghlan in the eighth inning  on Saturday as the Cubs took an 8-7 win over the Dodgers at Wrigley Field.  (credit: Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Coghlan Homers Twice To Lift Cubs Over Dodgers

Chris Coghlan hit two homers, including the go-ahead two-run drive off Brian Wilson in the eighth inning, and the Chicago Cubs rallied to beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 8-7 on Saturday.

09/20/2014

Los Angeles Dodgers v Miami Marlins

Man Charged In Florida Plot That Smuggled Yasiel Puig Out Of Cuba

A South Florida man has been arrested for his alleged role in a smuggling venture that brought Los Angeles Dodgers star Yasiel Puig out of Cuba, according to court records.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/11/2014

The Padres' Alexi Amarista celebrates after hitting the tie-breaking RBI single that lifted San Diego to a 2-1 win over the visiting Dodgers on Saturday. (credit:  Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Amarista’s 10th-Inning Single Sends Padres Past Dodgers, 2-1

Alexi Amarista singled in the winning run with one out in the 10th inning and the San Diego Padres beat the NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers for the second straight time in extra innings, 2-1 Saturday night.

08/30/2014

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5 MLB Players That You Didn’t Know Defected From Cuba

In light of the Boston Red Sox signing Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo to a seven-year, $72.5 million deal, let’s take a look at other MLB players who defected from Cuba.

08/25/2014

Scott Van Slyke of the Dodgers throws the ball into the infield after making a sliding catch during Sunday's 11-3 loss to the Mets at Dodger Stadium. (credit: Harry How/Getty Images)

Mets Avoid Sweep With 11-3 Win Over Dodgers

Lucas Duda homered twice, drove in a career-high five runs and was involved in the New York Mets’ first triple play in over four seasons, allowing a grieving Bartolo Colon to breeze to an 11-3 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday.

08/24/2014

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Top LA Baseball Notables To Take ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

We take a look at some LA baseball notables to take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.

08/20/2014

Los Angeles Dodgers v Atlanta Braves

Dee Gordon Single-Handedly Beats Braves

Despite hitting only .229 in the first 12 games in August, Dee Gordon remained confident in his approach as he refused to make changes that might lead to bad habits.

08/14/2014

Mike Trout (Photo Credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

5 Faces Of Major League Baseball

Let’s take a look at the five faces of Major League Baseball when the post-Jeter era begins in November.

08/11/2014

Los Angeles Dodgers v Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

Dodgers’ Dan Haren Steps Up To Help Beat Former Team, 2-1

Dan Haren pitched three-hit ball into the eighth inning, and Matt Kemp homered in the Los Angeles Dodgers’ 2-1 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Wednesday night.

08/06/2014

Atlanta Braves v Los Angeles Dodgers

Clayton Kershaw Helps Dodgers Complete Sweep Of Braves, 1st Time Since 1990

Clayton Kershaw scattered nine hits and struck out nine while tying his career-best winning streak of 10 games, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Atlanta Braves 2-1 Thursday night to complete the three-game sweep.

07/31/2014

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