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LOS ANGELES | Dodgers’ Jansen expects early return, then offseason surgery

LOS ANGELES — Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen expects to have a second heart surgery in the offseason but is confident he’ll be able to come off the disabled list within the next few weeks. The All-Star reliever, out since Thursday with an irregular heartbeat, rejoined the Dodgers when they returned home Monday and threw a … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Dodgers’ Jansen expects early return, then offseason surgery

LEADING OFF: Betts rolls to Baltimore, Correa comes off DL

A look at what’s happening around the majors today: MOOKIE MANIA Mookie Betts tries to follow up his first career cycle when Boston opens a series at Baltimore. The AL MVP contender homered off Ken Giles in the ninth inning Thursday to complete his first career cycle, though the Red Sox still lost 8-5. A … Continue reading LEADING OFF: Betts rolls to Baltimore, Correa comes off DL

MILWAUKEE  | Machado joins Dodgers after deal with Orioles

MILWAUKEE  — It’s a whole new beginning for Manny Machado after months of uncertainty. Perfect time for a new number, too. One with an LA story and a Baltimore past. Machado joined the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday after coming over in a blockbuster trade with the Orioles during the All-Star break, putting one of … Continue reading MILWAUKEE  | Machado joins Dodgers after deal with Orioles

Dodgers’ dominant bullpen is baffling foes in NL playoffs

LOS ANGELES/October 16, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Just a year ago, Dodgers manager Dave Roberts was attempting to get through the late innings of tight playoff games with long appearances by closer Kenley Jansen, a hodgepodge of veteran relievers and one desperate bailout from ace Clayton Kershaw. One October later, Los Angeles’ bullpen is downright dominant … Continue reading Dodgers’ dominant bullpen is baffling foes in NL playoffs