Five things to know about the Los Angeles Dodgers, including the Keller slugger who will test the Rangers

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Five things to know about the Los Angeles Dodgers, including the Keller slugger who will test the Rangers
Five things to know about the Los Angeles Dodgers, including the Keller slugger who will test the Rangers

Five things to know about the Los Angeles Dodgers, who open a two-game series against the Texas Rangers on Tuesday at Dodger Stadium: The Dodgers are winning, 17-6 since May 17, despite a series of injuries to the pitching staff. Nine pitchers currently are on the disabled list, including three-time Cy Young winner Clayton Kershaw off Highland Park. The Dodgers have used 11 starters and 25 pitchers overall. At 33-32, the Dodgers have matched their high mark of the season. Two local products have helped the Dodgers weather the injury storm. Right-hander Ross Stripling of Southlake Carroll had been a godsend for the club since moving into the rotation. Stripling is 5-1 with a 2.01 ERA for eight

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