| Oct 11, 2013
| 11:53 PM
ST. LOUIS — Nearly half-past midnight here, the fireworks blazed, the rock music blared, and the red-clad crowd roared.
All of which was surely nothing compared to the noises rattling around inside the Dodgers' psyche — and surely inside...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 10:38 PM
It was taunt and tense. It was a sweaty, nervous little game.
And ultimately, one extremely frustrating game for the Los Angeles Dodgers.
The Dodgers lost the opener of the National League Championship Series, 3-2 in 13 innings, on Friday night when...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 6:20 PM
There’s what they say and what they do, and then somewhere is the truth.
Which is where you’re kinda left after the Dodgers tried to explain away Hyun-Jin Ryu throwing an odd bullpen session Friday in Atlanta while Manager Don Mattingly,...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 10:51 PM
ATLANTA -- Mike Minor slammed his fist into his glove after getting out of a jam with a strikeout. Luis Avilan pumped his arm wildly after escaping another mess with a huge double play. Andrelton Simmons hollered after a neat tag in the ninth.
| 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...