| Mar 4, 2014
| 3:44 PM
Here’s a free tip to that legion of relievers making plans to be in the Dodgers’ bullpen this season: Better be on your game early and often.
General Manager Ned Colletti has assembled a relief corps of pitchers who are used to being in at...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 11:07 PM
Brian Wilson’s not right and it’s time to worry, baby.
Everything seems a struggle for Wilson right now, and it was never more evident than Thursday night when he was charged with four runs in the ninth inning that led the Phillies to a 7-...
| 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...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 4:32 PM
His pitching line looked good. It was how the thumb felt that was the problem.
Right-hander Josh Beckett returned to the mound Friday, throwing three sharp, scoreless innings. He gave up one hit, walked two and struck out one.
The one problem: He...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 10:57 PM
Interesting approach the Dodgers are using to get the new season underway: score early, get terrific starting pitching, hang on.
It has worked in four of their five games and might have worked in all five if Brian Wilson hadn’t come up with a...
| 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-...
| 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&...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 5:10 PM
It wasn’t fair. Not even a little. Not even with the usual belated comeback.
The Dodgers completed their three-game series sweep Sunday of a bad Diamondbacks team that appears intent on getting worse, rolling behind Adrian Gonzalez’s daily...
| 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&...
| May 1, 2014
| 9:40 PM
Who knew the Dodgers could play for Bud Grant? All this time, and it turns out they’re a cold-weather team.
The Dodgers completed their three-game sweep of the Twins in Minneapolis on Thursday, taking the second game of a day-night doubleheader,...