| Aug 15, 2014
| 11:14 PM
They were built around starting pitching. The Dodgers had all those pricey superstars in their everyday lineup, but if they were to reach baseball's Valhalla it would be behind their rotation.
And through three-fourths of the season, that's pretty...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 11:20 PM
KEY MOMENT: Brandon League entered the game in the eighth with one out, the game tied, 2-2, and the bases loaded. He struck out Rickie Weeks for the second out, but pinch-hitter Lyle Overbay delivered a bases-clearing double to score three.
| Aug 2, 2014
| 10:59 PM
Hanley Ramirez, the Dodgers have missed you.
You’ve been around and all, and playing OK. But not really approaching the Hanley Ramirez of last season who looked like the most dangerous hitter in baseball.
There was a late-night reappearance...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 11:05 PM
Maybe it wasn’t exactly a perfect night for the Dodgers, but it came as close to an ideal summer evening as they could reasonably imagine.
Beloved broadcaster Vin Scully announced he would return for another season, outfielder Matt Kemp hit his...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 3:32 PM
Ol' Blue Eyes had nothing on these Dodgers. Riding high in April, shot down in May? Try riding high Monday, shot down by Wednesday. That’s some serious maneuvering.
That’s life for the Dodgers at the moment. Feeling like they’re on the...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 5:11 PM
“We are not desperate!”
Ah, yes, you are.
“We are not panicking.”
No, but you are making everybody else damn nervous.
Manager Don Mattingly said the Dodgers are considering a “bullpen” start, and after Carlos...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 7:45 PM
AT THE PLATE: Catcher A.J. Ellis entered the day with only one home run. On Friday, he hit a pair of two-run home runs, including a blast that capped the Dodgers' six-run first inning. The multi-home run game was the second in Ellis' career. The first, in...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 9:12 PM
So it won’t be easy, or pretty, as the Dodgers try to wrap up the National League West.
Against the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday, there were missed scoring chances by the inning, some lousy baserunning, misbegotten throws, an error, a wild pitch...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 10:39 PM
KEY MOMENTS: With two outs and the bases loaded in the sixth inning, Yasiel Puig worked the count full. Puig took a borderline 3-2 pitch that was called a strike by home plate umpire D.J. Reyburn, ending the inning with the Dodgers still trailing, 5-2....
| Sep 8, 2014
| 6:26 PM
Not to be presumptuous but … ah, forget it, let’s be insanely presumptuous and say the Dodgers survive the month and advance into the postseason.
Should that happen, their bullpen could look rather different than what we’ve watched...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 12:20 PM
Just for fun, just because it’s the first week of spring games, let’s imagine Seth Rosin continues to throw like he did in the Dodgers’ exhibition opener.
Which is to say, absolute lights out. The 6-foot-6, 250-pound right-hander threw...