Dodgers Report: Mike MInor

3 Up, 3 Down: Dodgers 5, Braves 0

August, 19, 2012
8/19/12
4:48
PM PT

The Los Angeles Dodgers are playing some of their best baseball and it couldn't come at a better time, with three games against the rival San Francisco Giants starting Monday night at Dodger Stadium.

Thanks to Sunday's 5-0 win over the Atlanta Braves to cap a 7-3 East Coast road trip, the Dodgers will enter this series in first place, a half-game ahead of San Francisco. With the additions of Shane Victorino and Hanley Ramirez and a rejuvenated pitching staff, other teams are starting to be impressed with their play lately.

"The Dodgers are playing well -- kudos to their GM for making the moves that they did at the trade deadline," the Braves' Chipper Jones told reporters in Atlanta. "They're a lot better club than we faced earlier in the season."

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TEAM LEADERS

WINS LEADER
Zack Greinke
WINS ERA SO IP
11 2.73 127 118
OTHER LEADERS
BAY. Puig .306
HRA. Gonzalez 14
RBIA. Gonzalez 59
RY. Puig 52
OPSY. Puig .911
ERAC. Kershaw 1.78
SOZ. Greinke 127