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Gonzalez's grand slam a rare feat

Adrian Gonzalez is just the third Dodger to hit a grand slam with no outs in the first inning since the team moved to Los Angeles in 1958, joining Frank Howard (July 28, 1960) and Ron Cey (June 7, 1976), per the Elias Sports Bureau.

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Jay Bruce has enhanced trade value

The 29-year-old outfielder could set a career high for home runs this season. If the Reds take advantage of the market for Bruce, Jim Bowden sees the Dodgers as the most likely trade partners. Top trade targets/best fits (Insider)

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Who's next to join Hall of Fame?

Now that Ken Griffey Jr. and Mike Piazza have been officially inducted, it's time to turn our attention to the 2017 candidates. Will any of these sluggers make it to Cooperstown in their first year on the ballot?

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USA basketball using practice to build chemistry

Take an all-access look as the USA basketball practices to become a stronger unit heading into the Olympics.

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Gotta catch 'em all: Pokémon Go in recruiting (2:39)
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Dodgers' bats come alive against Cardinals (1:28)
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Dodgers tag Mayers for 9 ER in debut (1:16)

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Dodgers 9, Cardinals 6, Final. Jansen with the save. Dodgers go 5-4 on their road trip to open the second half.

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Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen, who has two blown saves on this trip, is on for the ninth inning in another save situation. Dodgers lead 9-6.

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Adam Liberatore's Dodgers record scoreless streak ends at 28 games when he loads the bases and Joe Blanton comes in to give up a sac fly.

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The busy Dodgers bullpen is being asked to pick up another four innings Sunday. Since Clayton Kershaw was lost with a back injury on June 26, Dodgers relievers have averaged more than four innings per game.

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Dodgers reliever Adam Liberatore enters in the seventh inning to put his franchise record 28-game scoreless streak on the line. Previous record was 23 by John Candelaria.

Little bit of everything from Jordan

DeAndre Jordan had 12 points, three blocks and the obligatory air-ball free throw in the final minute of Team USA's 106-57 win over China on Sunday night. He also grabbed five rebounds, playing 17 minutes. Box score

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Kendrick chipped in to pad Dodgers lead

Howie Kendrick hit a 379-foot opposite-field home run down the right-field line at Busch Stadium against the Cardinals on Sunday. The two-run shot gave the Dodgers a 9-1 lead in the second inning.

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Gonzalez's grand first inning

Adrian Gonzalez cleared the bases with a 425-foot grand slam in the first inning on Sunday against the Cardinals. The blast was the fifth slam of his career.

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It manages to not look as hot as it feels.

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The Cardinals' Kolten Wong appears to have injured his left leg trying to avoid 1B umpire Dana DeMuth. Doesn't look to be serious.

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Kendrick's homer puts an end to Mayers' rough debut (0:32)

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Yasmani Grandal and Andrew Toles are the only Dodgers to have not reached base ... in two innings.