Game 8: The Dodgers’ bullpen undermines another all-around effort.

Vin Scully

Vin Scully is flanked by Dodgers co-owner Magic Johnson and former owner Peter O’Malley during a pregame tribute Tuesday at Dodger Stadium. (David Crane/Staff photographer)

The Dodgers’ bullpen squandered another lead Tuesday. Only the opponent and venue changed from the general plotline the Dodgers observed in San Francisco. The game story is here. The box score is here.

Zack Greinke spoke about his return to Los Angeles in a Diamondbacks uniform.

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‘Vin Scully Avenue’ is official in time for Opening Day.

And a pleasant good morning to me! #Dodgers #VinScully

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If you drive into Dodger Stadium, you’ll notice that the “Vin Scully Avenue street signs” made it through City Hall’s red tape in time for Opening Day.

Colleague David Montero was on hand for the unveiling ceremony — along with Scully himself — on Monday. You can read his story here.

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‘Vin Scully Avenue’ becomes official. Unveiling is Monday.

Please note my new mailing address effective April 11th, 2016. #vinscullyave #livinglegend #dodgerstadium

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The Dodgers will hold a ceremony at 11:15 a.m. Monday to dedicate the newly renamed Vin Scully Avenue. The Los Angeles City Council made it official today.

From DailyNews.com:

The Dodgers earlier this week replaced the address on its “Welcome to Dodgers” entrance sign to read 1000 Vin Scully Avenue, in anticipation of today’s vote.

Several speakers today opposed changing the street’s name in honor of the Hall of Fame broadcaster who began announcing Dodger games when Harry S. Truman was president.

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Several Dodger players among those responding to SportsNet LA news.

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SportsNet LA has been unavailable to most of the Southern California market for its entire three-year existence. (Photo courtesy of SportsNet LA)

One day after Time Warner Cable announced it would reduce the rate it was charging AT&T/DirecTV to carry SportsNet LA, several people with a vested interest in the saga surrounding the Dodgers’ television channel voiced their opinion.

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Time Warner Cable spokesperson: SportsNet LA now 30 percent cheaper for AT&T, DirecTV.

Vin Scully Avenue

Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully smiles as he makes his way to the stage during the Dodgers’ fourth annual FanFest in January. (Keith Birmingham/Staff photographer)


Most Dodger fans might be able to watch Vin Scully’s final season on their home televisions this year after all.

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