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Dodgers Notes: Veteran Utility Man Released; Former LA Pitcher DFA’d; One Streak Ends, Another Begins

The Dodgers turned a five-game losing streak into a two-game winning streak in the span of less than 24 hours Tuesday. They beat the Mets not once, but twice at Citi Field thanks to a rainout-induced doubleheader.

In other news, a problem pitch seems to be plaguing the Dodgers’ hitters, a former Dodgers pitcher was designated for assignment, and a utility player became a former Dodger after being released from his contract at Triple-A.

Here’s all the latest news:

Dodgers Come Back to Snap 5-Game Losing Streak With Extra Innings Win Over Mets

The Dodgers dramatically ended their five-game losing streak with an extra-innings win against the Mets. Key performances in the clutch helped the Dodgers stage a comeback from a two-run deficit to secure a 5-2 win in 10 innings.

Dodgers’ Gavin Lux Outlines Specific Pitch Team Is Having Trouble Hitting During Slump

In a notable development, fastballs have been causing significant trouble for the Dodgers, a problem second baseman Gavin Lux identified Sunday. Despite their five-game losing streak, Lux was optimistic about the Dodgers overcoming the issue. His comments preceded the Dodgers’ two wins against the Mets, marking a potential turnaround in their performance.

Former Dodgers Pitcher DFA’d By Rival Giants Days After Signing With Them

Drew Pomeranz’s brief tenure with the San Francisco Giants ended abruptly when he was designated for assignment only days after being signed away from the Dodgers. The move raises questions about Pomeranz’s future in MLB.

Dodgers Release Veteran Utility Man After Surprising Struggles

The Dodgers released veteran utility man Kevin Padlo following his unexpected underperformance at Triple-A Oklahoma City. Padlo had been a standout in spring training, but now finds himself looking for work as May turns to June.

Dodgers Make Roster Move Ahead of Tuesday’s Doubleheader

Preparing for a pivotal doubleheader Tuesday, the Dodgers added Nick Ramirez as the 27th man on their roster. Ramirez gave the Dodgers a fresh, reliable arm out of the bullpen during an especially crowded day on the schedule.

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J.P. Hoornstra writes and edits Major League Baseball content for and is the author of 'The 50 Greatest Dodger Games Of All Time.' He once recorded a keyboard solo on the same album as two of the original Doors. Follow at


  1. Pages had two hits in the second game and came to bat with a 3-0 count. The next pitch was far outside but nevertheless Pages swung at the pitch and gave up a lazy fly ball to center. Had he taken the walk given to him he would have been on base when Vargas homered and the score would have been 4-0. Take the Walk.

    1. Yeah take the walk, swinging at balls out the zone will tell teams to throw junk and you will yourself out! Only Vldamir Guerrero was able to hit bad pitches with pop!!

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