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Yasiel Puig #66 of the Los Angeles Dodgers reacts as he hits an RBI triple in the fourth inning against the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 3 of the National League Championship Series. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Kallet: Arrogant, Unlikable Yasiel Puig Plays The Game The Wrong Way

He’s cocky. He’s arrogant. He’s extremely unlikable. And he doesn’t play the great game of baseball the right way, the way it’s supposed to be played. Who am I talking about? You know who. I’m talking about Dodgers right fielder Yasiel Puig.

10/16/2013

A fan dressed as a bear is escorted out of Dodger Stadium for dancing on the St. Louis Cardinals dugout during Game 3 of the NLCS. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Dodgers ‘Rally Bear’ Makes Case For Best Fake Mascot In A Supporting Role

True story: Dustin Hoffman went to Monday night’s NLCS game in Los Angeles and ended up with great seats to a dance extravaganza featuring baseball’s newest darling — a wannabe mascot in a bear costume.

10/15/2013

Yasiel Puig #66 of the Los Angeles Dodgers reacts as he hits an RBI triple in the fourth inning against the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 3 of the National League Championship Series. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Beltran Calls Out Yasiel Puig, Says Rookie Must ‘Act With More Calm’

“As a player, I just think he doesn’t know (about how to act),” the former Met said. “That’s what I think. He really doesn’t know. He must think that he’s still playing somewhere else.”

10/15/2013

Hanley Ramirez of the Los Angeles Dodgers walks to first after being hit by a pitch. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Dodgers Shortstop Hanley Ramirez Is Doubtful For Game 3 Of The NLCS

Shortstop Hanley Ramirez had a CT scan on his left ribs Sunday, and the results were not yet available.

10/13/2013

Lance Lynn of the St. Louis Cardinals (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Cardinals Right-Hander Lance Lynn To Start Game 4 Of The NLCS

Lance Lynn will start Game 4 of the NL championship series for the St. Louis Cardinals.

10/12/2013

Andre Ethier of the Los Angeles Dodgers  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Dodgers Outfielder Ethier Out Of NLCS Game 2 Lineup Due To Soreness

Andre Ethier is not in the Los Angeles Dodgers lineup for Game 2 of the NLCS due to lingering soreness.

10/12/2013

Carlos Beltran #3 of the St. Louis Cardinals celebrates hitting the game winning run in the 13th inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers during Game One of the National League Championship Series at Busch Stadium on October 11, 2013 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Cardinals Win NLCS Opener On Beltran Hit In 13th

Well past midnight at Busch Stadium, Carlos Beltran singled into the right-field corner with one out against the Dodgers in the 13th to finish a game that took 4 hours, 47 minutes.

10/12/2013

Diamondbacks GM Kevin Towers (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

D-Backs GM Kevin Towers Calls For ‘Eye-For-An-Eye’ Retaliation

If you’re not comfortable with that, the door is that-a-way. Yep, Hammurabi’s code is coming to Arizona.

10/09/2013

The 2013 Postseason logo is seen on the field before Game 1 of the National League Division Series between the Atlanta Braves and the Los Angeles Dodgers.  (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

By The Numbers: The World Series And The ‘Footballization’ Of Baseball

Theoretically, a team could play 20 postseason games before winning it all. Given all this, I wonder if the World Series has become anticlimactic. It takes so long just to reach the Fall Classic.

10/08/2013

Chipper Jones throws out the first pitch before Game 1 of the National League Division Series between the Atlanta Braves and the Los Angeles Dodgers at Turner Field on October 3, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Report: Unhappy Braves Boycotted Chipper Jones’ 1st Pitch

Jones threw out the first pitch in Atlanta prior to Game 1 of the NLDS, but didn’t get to uncork it to a player. Instead he delivered to the Braves’ mascot behind home plate. Why?

10/08/2013

A.J. Ellis #17, Hanley Ramirez #13, Dee Gordon #9 of the Los Angeles Dodgers celebrate after the Dodgers defeat the Atlanta Braves 4-3 in Game 4 of the National League Division Series. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

On To The NLCS! Dodgers Advance Past Braves, Await Either Bucs Or Cards

The NL West champions open the next round Friday against St. Louis or Pittsburgh. The Cardinals host the wild-card Pirates in a winner-take-all Game 5 on Wednesday.

10/08/2013

Robinson Cano (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images), Magic Johnson (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Magic Johnson Says Dodgers Won’t Go After Robinson Cano

“Though I can’t talk about it, that other guy in New York is going to get paid — not by us,” the Dodgers owner said Thursday, according to CBSSports.com. “But he’s going to get paid.”

10/04/2013

The Cuban flag (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Cuban Athletes To Be Allowed To Sign Contracts To Compete In Foreign Leagues

Cuba announced Friday that its athletes will be allowed to sign contracts to compete in foreign leagues, a shift from decades of policy that held professional sports to be anathema to socialist ideals.

09/27/2013

An aerial view of AT&T Park on Sept. 7, 2013 in San Francisco. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Dodgers Fan Stabbed To Death Near San Francisco’s AT&T Park

The Medical Examiner’s office has identified the victim as Jonathan Denver, 24. Cameron Mullins, an investigator with the office, said authorities were still trying to determine the city where Denver lived.

09/26/2013

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Sports Verdict: Which Team Will Win The World Series? Dodgers Vs. Red Sox

With the Red Sox and Dodgers both finishing the season atop their division with 90+ wins, which of these two has the best chance to finish the season as champions?

09/26/2013

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