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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...
  • Dodgers beat Colorado Rockies, 7-4

    Dodgers beat Colorado Rockies, 7-4
    KEY MOMENT: Darwin Barney's pinch single to open the sixth inning sparked a six-run rally that included a bunt single from Dee Gordon, a run-scoring single from Scott Van Slyke, two-RBI hits from Justin Turner and Juan Uribe and a sacrifice fly from...
  • Don Mattingly faces some tough calls for Dodgers' postseason roster

    Don Mattingly faces some tough calls for Dodgers' postseason roster
    Dodgers Manager Don Mattingly spent a good part of Friday afternoon in his clubhouse office, meeting behind a closed door with General Manager Ned Colletti. And with the team's playoff opener less than a week away, it wasn't hard to figure out what they...
  • Javier Baez wants to slim down for next season

    The process of preparing for next season already has started, with Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer and manager Rick Renteria conducting exit interviews with selected position players. Rookie Javier Baez has an idea of what he would like to work on this...
  • New rules for Cubs

    The Cubs are winning and I don't know why. I mean, I know why they’re winning games, such as the sweep in Fenway Park this week: terrific pitching and enough hitting, and sometimes great pitching and unbelievable hitting. One day Jake Arrieta...
  • Readers' Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag

    Readers' Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag
    I constantly hear reporters citing the contract with Sam Zell and the Tribune that the Ricketts family was "forced" to accept in purchasing the Cubs as the reason that it is impossible to increase payroll and sign free agents.  What am I missing?  Are the...
  • Cubs' Villanueva takes Samardzija's spot

    Cubs' Villanueva takes Samardzija's spot
    WASHINGTON -- Carlos Villanueva took the place of injured Jake Arrieta in April, and now Villanueva will take the spot of the traded Jeff Samardzija when the Chicago Cubs play the Washington Nationals on Saturday. This also could serve as an audition...
  • Barney, Ruggiano in Cubs lineup

    WASHINGTON -- It used to be a curious situation when Darwin Barney would start, primarily in games started by Chicago Cubs ace Jeff Samardzija. But Samardzija is off to the Oakland Athletics, and the suddenly productive Barney is in the Cubs' revamped...
  • Dodgers beat Giants, 9-1, to clinch NL West title

    Dodgers beat Giants, 9-1, to clinch NL West title
    It might not always have been the smoothest of rides, but it offered the desired finish: the National League West title. The Dodgers won their second consecutive division title Wednesday night, fittingly behind the impressive pitching of Clayton...
  • Dodgers' first step toward fall glory is a beauty

    Dodgers' first step toward fall glory is a beauty
    This being Hollywood, the Dodgers didn't just attain their magic number, they knocked it out, set it ablaze, and shot it brilliantly into the sky. This being Chavez Ravine, the largest crowds in baseball didn't just sit under its glow, they danced and...
  • A look at what the Dodgers' postseason roster might look like

    A look at what the Dodgers' postseason roster might look like
    And now, on to other things. Besides the post-celebration laundry. As the playoff schedule so thoughtfully provided, the Dodgers are off today, giving them a full day to drink grandpa’s secret hangover concoction and begin to focus on the...