| Dec 16, 2014
| 4:44 PM
The Angels acquired Matt Joyce from the Tampa Bay Rays for veteran reliever Kevin Jepsen on Tuesday, a trade that gives them a primary designated hitter, a left-handed bat to balance a predominantly right-handed lineup, some corner outfield depth and a...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 8:45 PM
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...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 2:10 PM
Former Dodger Mark Ellis was left off the St. Louis Cardinals’ postseason roster while right-hander Michael Wacha, who beat the Dodgers twice in last fall’s National League Championship Series, will pitch out of the bullpen, Manager Mike...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 1:00 PM
The Dodgers cruised into the playoffs, leading the National League West for 106 days and moving into first place to stay with more than two months left in the regular season.
The St. Louis Cardinals clawed their way in, winning 19 of their final 28...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 6:49 PM
MESA, Ariz. — It wasn't quite a stump speech for a David Freese Gold Glove Award campaign, but it was a ringing endorsement in the eyes of the Angels' new third baseman.
Angels Manager Mike Scioscia stopped short of saying he would pull Freese for...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 7:21 PM
Sometimes the hits just won’t drop. They can’t be bought, cajoled, begged for or designed by NASA.
And sometimes, they just fall like raindrops from the baseball heavens. Between fielders, just inside the lines or over outreached gloves....
| Oct 14, 2013
| 8:06 PM
Truth is, the Dodgers could not be certain what to expect when Hyun-Jin Ryu took the mound to start Game 3. Not after his disastrous previous outing in the playoffs, and then there was the concern he was hiding an injury.
They just knew they needed a...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Player | AB | HR | RBIs | Avg.
Matt Holliday | 35 | 1 | 2 | .286
Carlos Beltran | 24 | 0 | 1 | .208
Yadier Molina | 24 | 0 | 1 | .250
David Freese | 17 | 0 | 2 | .235
Matt Carpenter | 15 | 0 | 1 | .200
Adam Wainwright | 6 | 0 | 2 | .333...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 8:29 PM
Momentum is a one-game deal in the playoffs, and as high as the Dodgers were feeling Monday, they were as low after Tuesday.
The Dodgers fell, 4-2, to the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 4 of the National League Championship Series, leaving them down...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 1:57 PM
ST. LOUIS — Gerrit Cole and the Pittsburgh Pirates played like veterans.
Cole gave up two hits in six dominant innings and had an RBI in his postseason debut, Pedro Alvarez homered for the second straight day and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 10:35 PM
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Columnists and reporters from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch will be sharing their views with Los Angeles Times readers during the National League...