| Mar 22, 2014
| 11:27 PM
As the Dodgers were saying, they just love the idea of going to Australia. They should make it an annual event. Zack Greinke feels all left out. Maybe they’ll bring him back a stuffed koala bear or something.
What they are coming back with is a 2-...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 5:53 PM
PHOENIX — In each of the last eight years, Jamey Wright reported to spring training on a minor league contract. All eight times, he made a major league opening-day roster.
Now, at 39, Wright has broken the cycle. The right-handed reliever has a...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 7:30 PM
Dodgers 5, Chicago White Sox 0
AT THE PLATE: Top prospect Joc Pederson hit a two-run, opposite-field home run. Adrian Gonzalez doubled to left-center in the second inning, his second double in as many days. Reserve outfield candidate Mike Baxter doubled...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 4:17 AM
Just less than three months shy of his 41st birthday, free-agent right-handed pitcher Brett Tomko hopes for one last chance to get back to the major leagues.
Tomko will throw for the Orioles on Friday morning in Orange County, Calif. He aims to...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 5:14 PM
Kenley Jansen has appeared in 16 games this season. No pitcher in the major leagues has pitched in more.
If the Dodgers closer sustains that pace, he will pitch in 100 games this season. Mike Marshall has the record with 106 appearances in 1974.
| Apr 15, 2014
| 1:18 PM
That hurts. Not sure what, but something. Something bothersome enough to land a reliever on the disabled list.
Chris Withrow has been one the Dodgers’ best and most valuable relievers this season. In his first six appearances (seven innings) he&...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 2:04 PM
When is there too much of a good thing?
When it wears down and breaks. There are only so many miles you can put on that ’62 Corvette and the arms of relievers.
Kenley Jansen currently leads all major league pitchers in appearances with 13....
| Apr 21, 2014
| 10:30 PM
The Dodgers are in first place, but they might not be for long if something doesn't change.
"I don't think we can sustain this pace," Manager Don Mattingly said.
The bullpen is overworked, enough to where the Dodgers decided to face the Philadelphia...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 8:26 PM
San Francisco Giants 8, Dodgers 4
KEY MOMENT: With the Dodgers' early 8-0 deficit cut in half, Hanley Ramirez stole second base with Adrian Gonzalez at the plate and no outs in the seventh inning. However, Giants Manager Bruce Bochy challenged and...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 7:11 PM
When do some really good baseball numbers still manage to come out looking bad?
When they belong to Chris Withrow.
Withrow has picked up where he left off last year in his rookie season, which was just shy of brilliant. The hard-throwing young right-...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 10:09 PM
That Hyun-Jin Ryu seen in his outing last week against the Giants? Some kind of hallucination. A strange, hazy mirage.
The Ryu the Dodgers knew from last season? He was back in fine form Friday, stifling the Diamondbacks and, along with Adrian Gonzalez&...