| May 28, 2015
| 6:10 PM
The confetti fell. In front of the mound, the St. Louis Cardinals mobbed each other.
Feet away, Carl Crawford, who had made the last out, walked slowly to the Dodgers dugout. A bus waited outside. Eventually, it would take the Dodgers back to Los...
| May 27, 2015
| 10:20 PM
Chris Hatcher is one very frustrating pitcher. There are times when he’s dealing and looks a lot like the reliever the Dodgers thought might serve as their set-up man.
It’s just growing more difficult to remember those times, when his...
| May 27, 2015
| 10:58 PM
KEY MOMENT: In a 1-1 game with a runner on third base, reliever Adam Liberatore unleashed a 96-mph fastball to Freddie Freeman. It whizzed well over catcher A.J. Ellis' head. Andrelton Simmons of the Braves raced home from third base and Ellis' throw...
| May 26, 2015
| 9:10 AM
Maybe like a lot of people, you thought he was done. Too many years, too many injuries, too much past.
Certainly there were those in the Dodgers’ organization who thought Andre Ethier would never again approach his peak years. In the second half...
| May 24, 2015
| 8:30 AM
So I’m probably wondering the same thing you are, if not most everyone in baseball about now:
What in the name of Roy Hobbs is so different about Mike Bolsinger this season?
Last year he went 1-6 with a 5.50 earned-run average with Arizona....
| May 23, 2015
| 8:11 AM
Ouch. Check that, double ouch.
Catcher Yasmani Grandal, who has been enjoying a marvelous month of May, was forced to leave Friday’s game in the fifth inning as a precaution after taking a couple of blows to the head.
He passed a series of...
| May 22, 2015
| 10:31 PM
Runs, the Dodgers scored precious runs. Two of them even. And if the first was unearned, to snap their scoreless streak at 35 innings, there was absolutely no doubt about the second one.
Joc Pederson crushed a Joaquin Benoit 95-mph fastball in the...
| May 21, 2015
| 8:42 PM
San Francisco 4, Dodgers 0
KEY MOMENT: In the six innings Giants starter Madison Bumgarner completed, the Dodgers had players in scoring position in five of them. The last time was in the sixth inning, when Alex Guerrero reached base on a one-out single...
| May 16, 2015
| 9:35 PM
On the sixth game of the homestand, A.J. Ellis finally started a game.
"It's amazing how much fresher you feel," he said before the Dodgers' 7-1 loss to the Colorado Rockies on Saturday at Dodger Stadium.
Not everyone would have....
| May 8, 2015
| 9:41 AM
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| Apr 23, 2015
| 7:00 AM
Dodgers catcher A.J. Ellis said Wednesday night that X-rays on his right hand, injured earlier in a game against the San Francisco Giants, were negative.
“That’s a relief,” he said.
Ellis hurt his hand on a ninth-inning pitch by...