| Oct 4, 2013
| 6:43 PM
One day after almost everything went right for the Dodgers, precious little did.
They received a strong outing from Zack Greinke and Hanley Ramirez had three extra-base hits, but otherwise little fell into place Friday in their 4-3 loss in Game 2 of...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 12:48 PM
That’s a postseason roster, not that it made Jerry Hairston Jr. or Brandon League feel any better.
That’s a roster that took into consideration that games can be managed differently in the playoffs, when moves are designed for the...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 12:34 PM
It’s a numbers game now for every team now casting an eye on the playoffs.
Tough decisions await all teams, but perhaps none will be as difficult as those facing the Dodgers.
Only 25 players will open the playoffs, games unlike those in the...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 6:45 PM
If Yasiel Puig, Andre Ethier, Carl Crawford and Matt Kemp are all healthy, who would be the Dodgers' starting outfielders?
The only time Don Mattingly has had to answer the question was on July 5, the one day this season all four outfielders were...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 4:13 PM
Seems this getting-your-work-in business suits the Dodgers just fine, unless you long for some kind of offensive outburst.
They Dodgers played the players they wanted Sunday, including shortstop Hanley Ramirez, got the work they wanted from their...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 9:34 PM
SAN DIEGO — It would have been arrogant to say so at the time, so Don Mattingly kept it to himself. But the Dodgers manager admitted Saturday that winning a division championship wasn't the only thing on his to-do list heading into the season.
| Sep 16, 2013
| 12:59 PM
Meanwhile, back from Panic City …
How ’bout that Edinson Volquez?
Now whatever you may think of Volquez or the way he wears his hat or his 6.01 earned-run average this season before being released by the Padres, he was actually pretty...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 11:02 PM
The Dodgers can actually afford to lose a few games, but players suddenly falling by the wayside are another matter.
The Dodgers did lose Friday, 4-2, to the San Francisco Giants before a Dodger Stadium crowd of 52,650.
Yet with the Arizona...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 11:25 PM
And now a voice from the Dodgers’ not-so-distant past.
Scott Van Slyke, who has seemingly spent half his season jettisoning up and down between the Dodgers and the minors this season, was summoned to pinch-hit in the 11th inning Tuesday in game...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 11:40 PM
With the Arizona Diamondbacks in town this week, the Dodgers asked the visiting manager to speak about a home run he hit 25 years ago at a Tuesday news conference.
Kirk Gibson's home run in Game 1 of the 1988 World Series is the most famous home run...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 5:15 PM
Say this for the Dodgers, they may not win a lot, but when they do, they tend to make it interesting.
They seemed all set to win a routine game Saturday -- getting great starting pitching, a spurt of timely hitting and even a game-saving defensive...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 8:28 PM
DENVER — Outfielder Yasiel Puig was out of the Dodgers' lineup Tuesday in what club officials described as a precautionary measure.
"I think if this were a playoff game, Yasiel would try to play in it," Manager Don Mattingly said.