| Mar 30, 2014
| 6:00 AM
With a lineup built around Hanley Ramirez and Adrian Gonzalez, the Dodgers might have more offensive firepower than any team in the National League.
But catcher A.J. Ellis said that if they win the World Series this year, the primary reason will be...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 3:09 PM
Chad Billingsley will pitch Sunday for Class-A Rancho Cucamonga, the first of his five scheduled starts on a minor-league rehabilitation assignment.
Billingsley, who is recovering from Tommy John elbow surgery, last pitched in the major leagues on...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 2:33 PM
Smile, what's the use of crying?
You'll find that life is still worthwhile
If you just smile
Come now Dodgers fans, raise up that chinny-chin chin. Sure, the news coming out of the Dodgers’ game Tuesday was of the dark variety.
Two-time Cy Young...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 1:53 PM
The Dodgers admitted the obvious Wednesday -- mainly that their catchers aren't hitting -- by selecting the contract of Miguel Olivo from Triple-A Albuquerque and sending struggling Tim Federowicz back to the minors.
Federowicz was hitting .109 in 46...
| May 11, 2014
| 12:56 PM
Careful as she goes.
Juan Uribe remained out of the Dodgers’ lineup Sunday afternoon, the team still uncertain whether it will need to place him on the disabled list with what they are calling a mild hamstring strain.
Dodgers Manager Don...
| May 13, 2014
| 10:54 PM
From the numbness he felt in the fingers to the career-threatening operation that followed, Josh Beckett has made the events of last year seem as if they were something of the distant past.
The former All-Star has emerged from extreme uncertainty to not...
| May 27, 2014
| 7:05 AM
There was a lot of talk in the off-season about the Dodgers’ imposing lineup and veteran bullpen. Both looked so impressive. Some of the best in the game.
It’s just that neither was really the center of what the Dodgers were trying to...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 7:30 AM
Team outlooks are listed in predicted order of finish. Lineups and rotations are projections.
1 l Washington
2013 l 86-76, second place
Last year in playoffs l 2012
They are supposed to blossom after years of suffering, top draft...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 6:14 PM
Eleven months and one unusual surgery later, it’s the return of Josh Beckett.
Barring something unexpected, Beckett will make his season debut Wednesday night against the Detroit Tigers. No small order -- he is essentially replacing Clayton...
| May 27, 2014
| 11:13 PM
ON THE MOUND: Dodgers pitcher Zack Greinke gave up three runs and eight hits and had 11 strikeouts in 72/3 innings to improve to 8-1. Greinke gave up a run-scoring single to Roger Bernadina in the fifth and a two-out home run to Devin Mesoraco in the...
| May 29, 2014
| 7:08 PM
This comeback stuff is neither easier nor fun, but it’s where Chad Billingsley remains.
Billingsley hit reset and went out Thursday for his first simulated game since suffering a setback in his comeback from Tommy John surgery.