| Aug 4, 2014
| 11:11 PM
Yasiel Puig was in center field for the Dodgers on Monday night but his mind was somewhere else.
So when Josh Hamilton flied out to Puig in the eighth inning, Angels first baseman Albert Pujols tried something completely unexpected. As Puig stared...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 9:39 AM
Despite some struggles to make consistent contact over the past month, Giancarlo Stanton remains among the favorites for National League Most Valuable Player.
Stanton is the second favorite at 7 to 4 in revised odds by Bovada online sports book (Bovada....
| Aug 5, 2014
| 1:53 PM
Ah, yes, it’s that time of year. No, not for beaches and family vacations and pushing the credit card limit. For trying to rush every breathing player with a fat contract through waivers.
The Dodgers, of course, have their share of fat contracts...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 11:03 PM
The Dodgers won a game started by Zack Greinke, which, on the surface, probably doesn't sound surprising.
Only this wasn't an ordinary start for Greinke.
Greinke was spared a deserved defeat Wednesday night, as the Dodgers did everything but turn on...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 11:24 AM
Reading between the lines, don’t you love it? Can be dangerous. Fraught with trouble if you get it wrong, very insightful if you get it right.
These skills become required when the subject, for whatever reason, is hesitant to come straight out and...
| Sep 14, 2014
| 7:40 PM
KEY MOMENT: With the Dodgers ahead by a only a run, Matt Kemp provided them with valuable insurance runs by blasting a two-run home run against starter Yusmeiro Petit. The home run, which increased the Dodgers' lead to 4-1, was the 20th for Kemp. The home...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 9:40 PM
Rollin', rollin', rollin'. Keep them Dodgers rollin'.
Ah, yes, life is suddenly pretty good for the Boys in Blue. They’re winning, the San Francisco Giants are losing and everybody in their lineup is hitting. Hitting so much that even when fifth...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 5:17 PM
Hanley Ramirez was scratched from the Dodgers lineup Tuesday because of what the team described as a strained right elbow.
Ramirez was replaced in the lineup by utilityman Justin Turner, who will bat sixth against the Colorado Rockies in the second...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 9:30 PM
Dee Gordon, All-Star second baseman, had been scuffling. He had three hits in his last 26 at-bats (.115 average). He looked a lot like a guy who never appeared in so many major league games.
After being given Friday off, Gordon returned looking on the...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 10:09 PM
KEY MOMENT: Dee Gordon broke a 2-2 stalemate in the eighth inning when he singled off Diamondbacks reliever Daniel Hudson to drive in pinch-runner Roger Bernadina. Hanley Ramirez put the game out of the Diamondbacks' reach in the next at-bat, as his two-...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 5:06 PM
If Adrian Gonzalez could face the Diamondbacks every game, he’d be the stuff of legend. They’d compare Hank Aaron and Babe Ruth to him. They wouldn’t name candy bars after him, but ballparks.
Gonzalez treated the Diamondbacks on Sunday...