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  • Media banned -- banned I say! -- from today's Dodgers workout

    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...
  • Kirk Gibson fired by Arizona Diamondbacks

    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?

    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...
  • At last, baseball feels fresh again with Dodgers on TV

    At last, baseball feels fresh again with Dodgers on TV
    Up till Monday, this was the best Dodgers season we'd never seen. From newspaper reports and radio, we could keep up with the boys ... their heroics, their hissy fits. Constant tweeting added another layer of nuance and understanding. When I want fully...
  • Dodgers fumble away another game in 5-3 loss to Phillies

    Dodgers fumble away another game in 5-3 loss to Phillies
    Best laid plans and all. Tired of shoddy play on the field, and with shortstop Hanley Ramirez out because of a sore left calf, the Dodgers fielded what they thought was their best defensive lineup. They then allowed three unearned runs on a pair of...
  • Loss is not what the doctor ordered for Dodgers

    Loss is not what the doctor ordered for Dodgers
    Hanley Ramirez didn't play Saturday in the Dodgers' 5-3 defeat to the Philadelphia Phillies, as he was a late scratch from the lineup with what was said to be sore left calf muscle. That could be significant. Or not. Considering it's the Dodgers who...
  • Clayton Kershaw gets his groove back as Dodgers blank Phillies 2-0

    Clayton Kershaw gets his groove back as Dodgers blank Phillies 2-0
    Six days removed from one of the worst games of his career, Clayton Kershaw was smiling again. Kershaw pitched six scoreless innings Friday in the Dodgers' 2-0 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies, delivering a performance that inspired his teammates,...
  • Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw helps on offense in 4-1 win over Nationals

    Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw helps on offense in 4-1 win over Nationals
    KEY MOMENT: Clayton Kershaw is more than just the best pitcher in the National League, he's also a good hitter and a daring baserunner, two talents he used to break open a scoreless game in the fifth inning. After singling with one out, he went from first...
  • Clayton Kershaw does it again in victory over Nationals

    Clayton Kershaw does it again in victory over Nationals
    Sandy Koufax made a rare visit to Dodger Stadium on Tuesday and you couldn't blame him if he felt as if he was looking into a mirror. Because there on the mound was Koufax's real-life doppelganger, Clayton Kershaw. Sure, it's become a well-worn theme to...
  • It's fun time: The stretch arrives for Dodgers

    It's fun time: The stretch arrives for Dodgers
    Now to get serious. Really, really serious. Not to imply those Boys of Summer weren’t before, but for teams in contention for the playoffs, September brings heightened pressure and significance. The Dodgers are definitely in contention, definitely...