| Oct 4, 2014
| 11:52 PM
At this stage of the season last year, Matt Kemp was on crutches, calling himself the Dodgers' head cheerleader.
In the wake of the Dodgers' 3-2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 2 of their National League division series, Kemp can call...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 8:05 PM
Game 4 starter Dan Haren will be ready in case Hyun-Jin Ryu falters in Game 3
— Their season essentially down to a three-game series against the St. Louis Cardinals, the Dodgers will start a pitcher Monday who threw his last competitive pitch more...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 8:09 PM
Yasiel Puig was an All-Star this year.
But Puig was largely a spectator Tuesday evening in what turned out to be his team's final game of the season.
With the Dodgers trailing the St. Louis Cardinals two games to one, Manager Don Mattingly decided...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 6:52 PM
Shortly after the Dodgers' season ended, Clayton Kershaw imagined a future without his longtime catcher. As Kershaw started talking about the possibility, his voice cracked.
"I don't know what I'm going to do if he's not back," Kershaw said.
| Oct 6, 2014
| 11:25 PM
The richest sports payroll in history is now one loss from a second consecutive postseason elimination after trying to win a game with a $240-million question.
In the seventh inning of a tie score in a tied division series with the St....
| Oct 6, 2014
| 9:29 PM
ST. LOUIS -- Kolten Wong now has a much better postseason memory to keep him awake at night.
The St. Louis second baseman cracked a tiebreaking, two-run homer in the bottom of the seventh inning Monday, lifting the Cardinals to a 3-1 win over the Los...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 12:05 PM
Now Manager Don Mattingly makes the move. Not back in the middle of September when Yasiel Puig had hit .209 without a home run since July 31. Right now, Game 4 of the National League division series and the Dodgers' season on the line.
If it feels a tad...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 2:28 PM
The Arizona Diamondbacks fired Manager Kirk Gibson on Friday, one day after hiring Dave Stewart as their new general manager.
The decision to fire Gibson -- and bench coach Alan Trammell -- was announced not by Stewart but by Tony La Russa, the...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 1:45 PM
Shhh, it’s me up in the foothills behind Dodger Stadium. In the trees, reliving my days watching Neil Diamond at the Greek.
The view’s not great, but what’s an intrepid reporter to do? See, the Dodgers have banned the media from...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 8:15 AM
Think it’s just a repeat, same ol' Dodgers, same ol' Cardinals? Just saw this movie last fall? Had a rather disappointing ending.
If the Dodgers mostly appear the same lineup as they had last postseason, the one the Cardinals dispatched in six...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 7:55 PM
It was such a nice little dream for the Dodgers. The timely hitting, Clayton Kershaw dominating, the jumping out to a five-run lead.
And then came the other kind of dream, the nightmare variety. The kind that haunt and linger, and if a team’s...