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Adrián González encabeza la legión azteca

El Titán ha vuelto a ser un elemento importante en la producción ofensiva de los Dodgers. Leer

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Dodgers rise to No. 12 in rankings

Los Angeles improves by three notches following its "interesting" series win over the Mets. Sunday night's late heroics improved the Dodgers' record in Clayton Kershaw's starts to 10-1. Week 8 Rankings

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A glorious Memorial Day in Chicago.

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Sumlin needs to win opener vs. UCLA

UCLA at Texas A&M features star QBs, top defenses and two coaches who could really use a win to start the season. Kevin Sumlin needs it more after a tumultuous offseason. Top Week 1 matchups (Insider)

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Angels hold at No. 22 in rankings

The Halos hold their position with ESPN's expert panel following a 2-4 week. Of most encouragement recently has been RHP Mack Shoemaker following his brief sabbatical to Triple-A. Week 8 Power Rankings

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Alabama-USC hype is unmatched in Week 1

Defending national champion Alabama takes on USC in Jerry's World. Do we even need to say anything else? But according to ESPN's FPI, it's not the highest-rated game of Labor Day weekend. Top Week 1 matchups (Insider)

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Kurkjian ranks Kershaw's overpowering month of May (1:03)
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Kershaw breaks down start vs. Mets (0:36)
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Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

MORNING VIDEO: What worked for Clayton Kershaw on Sunday and how did he get out of that first-inning jam? We'll let the ace explain it.

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Who's more deserving of NL MVP: Kershaw or Arrieta? (1:34)
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Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

VIDEO: Clayton Kershaw was taken out in the middle of an inning for the first time this season. What did he think of Dave Roberts' move?

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Kershaw dominates, Dodgers prevail (1:30)
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Kershaw takes dominance to a new level (0:39)

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Clayton Kershaw had not been removed in the middle of an inning this season. He was Sunday and Curtis Granderson delivered a game-tying triple off Adam Liberatore.

David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

The reactions of Clayton Kershaw and Kenley Jansen tell the story as the Mets tie it up. Dave Roberts doesn't use Jansen, who had been warming up, for the four-out save, and Curtis Granderson triples off Adam Libertore. The only Dodgers who should have pitched were Kershaw and Jansen.

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Clayton Kershaw out for the eighth inning at 105 pitches. Season high is 116 on April 21.

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

The Mets have sold out five games this season. Three have come this weekend against the Dodgers. I see what you did there Chase Utley.

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Double-digit strikeouts for Clayton Kershaw tonight, the seventh time he has hit the double-digit mark in his last eight games. The 49th time in his career.

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Asdrubal Cabrera's home run in the sixth inning was the first hit off Clayton Kershaw in six starts during the month of May. The last home run Kershaw gave up was April 26. It was just the fourth home run the left-hander has allowed this season.