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Line Drive Fractures 3-Year-Old's Skull

Girl undergoes surgery; Dodgers' Martin offers to pay

(Newser) - A 3-year-old girl underwent surgery today to repair a skull fracture suffered when a line drive screamed into the Dodger Stadium stands. Dodgers catcher Russell Martin smacked the ball past third base at about 5:30 last night, the LA Times reports. Her father was seen carrying her unresponsive body... More »

Dodgers Return Home Cooking, Down Phillies, 7-2

(Newser) - The Dodgers cut Philadelphia's NLCS lead to 2-1 tonight, riding a 5-run first inning and the mental boost of a bench-clearing standoff to a 7-2 victory in front of a record Dodger Stadium crowd of 56,800. The teams exchanged errant pitches in the second and third innings before the... More »

Furcal Fuels Dodgers in 11-6 Win Over Rockies

Los Angeles wins seventh straight game

(Newser) - Rafael Furcal had three hits, including a three-run homer in a seven-run sixth inning, and the Los Angeles Dodgers won their seventh straight game, beating Colorado 11-6 last night. Matt Kemp drove in four runs with two doubles and Russell Martin made his first career start at third base, turning... More »

Kent, Martin Homer for Dodgers in Win

LA runs away for 11-2 romp over Pirates on Jackie Robinson Night

(Newser) - Jeff Kent and Russell Martin homered, James Loney extended his season-opening hitting streak to 14 games with an RBI single, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat Pittsburgh 11-2 on Tuesday night to end the Pirates' four-game winning streak. Esteban Loaiza (1-2) got the victory in relief of starter Hong-Chih Kuo,... More »

Dodgers' Kuroda Wins Big League Debut

Leads Dodgers to a 7-1 victory over Padres

(Newser) - Hiroki Kuroda was brilliant in his big league debut, holding San Diego to three hits in seven innings and leading the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 7-1 win Friday night. The right-hander allowed Brian Giles' first homer of the season, but otherwise limited the Padres to two singles while striking... More »

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