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  • Preview: Cardinals at Dodgers

    The Los Angeles Dodgers look to shake off a disappointing loss and even their National League Division Series at one win apiece when they host the St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday. NL West champion Los Angeles appeared on its way to victory in Friday's...
  • No breathers from playoff pressure — just ask Dodgers' Mark McGwire

    No breathers from playoff pressure — just ask Dodgers' Mark McGwire
    Mark McGwire has advice he plans to share with every Dodger before Friday's playoff opener: Don't forget to breathe. "The pressure of the playoffs, everything is magnified," the Dodgers hitting coach said. "Guys tend to tighten up, and the reason why...
  • Dodgers of 1963 and 2014 have many similarities

    Dodgers of 1963 and 2014 have many similarities
    The 1963 Dodgers were the winners of a recent Times' online reader poll to determine the best Dodgers team of all time, surviving a three-week tournament and defeating the 1955 Brooklyn Dodgers in the final round. The relevance? There are some parallels...
  • Dodgers vs. Cardinals: How the NL division series opponents match up

    Dodgers vs. Cardinals: How the NL division series opponents match up
    The Dodgers have a big advantage on offense and with a rotation topped by the best pitcher in baseball, who will be available to start twice in the five-game series if needed. Add in a deeper, more versatile bench and a bullpen that finally began to hit...
  • Do Dodgers have the postseason's deepest lineup?

    Do Dodgers have the postseason's deepest lineup?
    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...
  • Media banned -- banned I say! -- from today's Dodgers workout

    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...
  • Dodgers pull out 12-inning win

    The Sports Xchange By Forrest Lee, The Sports Xchange Dodgers pull out 12-inning win LOS ANGELES -- What a difference 10 days can make. A wild pitch by reliever Franklin Morales allowed first baseman Scott Van Slyke to score the winning run in the Los...
  • Dodgers' Ryu on track to pitch in postseason

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Los Angeles Dodgers - INSIDE PITCH LOS ANGELES -- For the first time since leaving his Sept. 12 start in San Francisco after just one inning due to a sore shoulder, Los Angels Dodgers left-hander Hyun-Jin Ryu was...
  • Kirk Gibson fired by Arizona Diamondbacks

    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...
  • Should you believe in a Dodgers offense reborn against Cubs, Rockies?

    Easy now, buckaroo, deep breaths and all. Don’t go getting too excited. Yes, it looks good for the Dodgers. Sure, the division race could be over by Tuesday. And no question they are now hitting as originally designed. Yet caution remains the wise...
  • Dodgers can't keep the offense rolling, lose to Giants in 13 innings

    Dodgers can't keep the offense rolling, lose to Giants in 13 innings
    Remember, all previous scripts are rendered useless when the Dodgers and Giants meet with something on the line. Unless they call for the unexpected and slightly unbelievable. The Giants dragged into town Monday, fresh off being swept by the Padres...