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  • Letters: The fall of the Dodgers and Angels

    Letters: The fall of the Dodgers and Angels
    The Dodgers and Angels have clearly shown us that regular-season records and inflated payrolls, regardless of how impressive, do not make champions. Championships are earned in the postseason, and happen when each individual player performs to his maximum...
  • There's enough blame to go around for this Dodgers debacle

    There's enough blame to go around for this Dodgers debacle
    The failure ended with baseball's best pitcher turning his back to home plate, dropping his hands to his knees and his head toward the ground, shadowed by a Gateway Arch that hovers over the Dodgers like a pendulum over a pit. The failure happened here,...
  • Clayton Kershaw's next Dodgers playoff start still up in the air

    Clayton Kershaw's next Dodgers playoff start still up in the air
    Clayton Kershaw didn't set foot on a mound at the Dodgers' voluntary workout Sunday at Busch Stadium, choosing to play catch with Dan Haren on flat ground instead of throwing a bullpen session. Considering Kershaw typically throws off a mound three days...
  • Matt Kemp pulls Dodgers out of a ditch in 3-2 win over Cardinals

    Matt Kemp pulls Dodgers out of a ditch in 3-2 win over Cardinals
    It was a swing for the memories. It was a swing for their lives. Moments after another dreadful Dodgers pitching collapse against the St. Louis Cardinals Saturday night, Matt Kemp lifted all of Dodger Stadium at the end of a stick with an eighth-...
  • Yasiel Puig mostly rides the bench in Dodgers' final game

    Yasiel Puig mostly rides the bench in Dodgers' final game
    Yasiel Puig was an All-Star this year. But Puig was largely a spectator Tuesday evening in what turned out to be his team's final game of the season. With the Dodgers trailing the St. Louis Cardinals two games to one, Manager Don Mattingly decided...
  • Dodgers' Don Mattingly says he expects team will keep GM Ned Colletti

    Dodgers' Don Mattingly says he expects team will keep GM Ned Colletti
    Two days after the Dodgers were eliminated from the playoffs, Manager Don Mattingly said he would be "surprised" if the team didn't retain General Manager Ned Colletti, whose future was becoming a source of widespread speculation. "We came in today...
  • Dodgers issues: Keep Ned Colletti? And what's Don Mattingly's status?

    Dodgers issues: Keep Ned Colletti? And what's Don Mattingly's status?
    Dodger Stadium sat empty Wednesday, the postseason logos already starting to fade in the grass. The Dodgers would have preferred to play Game 5 of the National League division series on their home field Thursday. Instead, the focus shifts from the field...
  • Cardinals eliminate Dodgers with Game 4 win

    Cardinals eliminate Dodgers with Game 4 win
    ST. LOUIS -- St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Matt Adams hit the ball and threw up his arms as soon as he left the batter's box. Meanwhile, Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw crouched in despair as the ball, and his team's postseason hopes, sailed...
  • Five takeaways from Dodgers' 3-2 loss to Cardinals in Game 4

    Five takeaways from Dodgers' 3-2 loss to Cardinals in Game 4
    The final takeaways. No more looks at pitching matchups. No more keys to the next game. No more next game. Eulogies are never fun, but here are five takeaways to take from the Dodgers’ season-ending 3-2 loss to the Cardinals in Game 4 of their...
  • Game 4 pitching matchups: It's all about Clayton Kershaw now

    Game 4  pitching matchups: It's all about Clayton Kershaw now
    This is some kind of set-up for Clayton Kershaw. A year ago he was hammered in his last start of the year in Game 6 of the National League Championship Series in St. Louis. It had to haunt him throughout the off-season. Then he meets the same...
  • Yasiel Puig benched, Andre Ethier to start for Dodgers in Game 4

    Yasiel Puig benched, Andre Ethier to start for Dodgers in Game 4
    Now manager Don Mattingly makes the move. Not back in the middle of September when Yasiel Puig had hit .209 without a home run since July 31. Right now, Game 4 of the National League division series and the Dodgers' season on the line. If it feels a tad...