| Sep 20, 2014
| 3:49 PM
The Angels open the playoffs in 11 days. They plan to put Josh Hamilton in the lineup and hope for the best.
The Dodgers are all but certain to open the playoffs in 12 days. They plan to put Hanley Ramirez in the lineup and hope for the best.
| Sep 21, 2014
| 8:33 PM
The Cubs chipped away at a heavily taxed Dodgers pitcher staff that saw 39-year-old Jamey Wright make his first start since Sept. 1, 2013. Wright lasted two innings and 46 pitches, but the Dodgers produced 16 hits — including a four-...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 12:53 PM
Easy now, buckaroo, deep breaths and all. Don’t go getting too excited. Yes, it looks good for the Dodgers. Sure, the division race could be over by Tuesday. And no question they are now hitting as originally designed.
Yet caution remains the wise...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 11:25 PM
The closer the Dodgers moved to the division title Wednesday night, the louder the fans at Dodger Stadium chanted.
By the time Clayton Kershaw walked off the field in the eighth inning with a four-run lead, the call of the crowd was...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 3:28 PM
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...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 10:21 PM
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...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 11:20 PM
LOS ANGELES -- The Chicago Cubs' ticket list already was stretched with manager Rick Renteria and starting rookie pitcher Kyle Hendricks returning Friday night to Dodger Stadium.
Their level of support was expanded, but it also put stress on the...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 6:04 PM
All games on WGN-AM 720.
Season series: Dodgers 6-1 in 2013.
Friday: 9:10 p.m., WGN-9.
RH Kyle Hendricks (1-1, 2.33) vs. RHP Dan Haren (8-8, 4.49).
Saturday: 8:10 p.m., CSN.
LH Tsuyoshi Wada (1-1, 3.38) vs. LH Hyun-jin Ryu (12-5, 3.44)....
| Aug 2, 2014
| 11:30 PM
LOS ANGELES --The sight of rain Saturday night at Dodger Stadium seems to be the only occurrence more rare than a three-game winning streak by the Chicago Cubs.
Light showers started to fall in the bottom of the ninth inning and persisted, as did the...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 10:25 PM
It was looking like that rare, near-perfect game for the Dodgers on Monday night -- Clayton Kershaw dominating, the offense exploding -- when they suddenly decided to add an unexpected element.
Suddenly it was the Keystone Kops, the...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 10:44 PM
KEY MOMENT: The Dodgers scored twice in the fourth inning to open up a 4-1 lead, as Yasiel Puig singled in Matt Kemp and A.J. Ellis grounded out to drive in Carl Crawford. For Puig, the run batted in was his first in 16 games. The game moved completely...