| Apr 10, 2015
| 11:24 PM
KEY MOMENT: With the score tied, 3-3, the Dodgers called on left-hander J.P. Howell to pitch the 10th inning. Howell, who pitched in 68 games last season and faded in the postseason, issued two one-out walks. When Cliff Pennington stole third base, the...
| Apr 14, 2015
| 11:19 PM
The Dodgers were a lot of things last year on the way to 94 wins, but comeback kids they were not. When trailing after six innings, they went 2-54. When trailing after eight innings, they were 0-56.
Eight games into the new season and it’s shaping...
| Apr 15, 2015
| 7:40 AM
There’s no explaining it, which doesn’t mean it isn’t real. It could all disappear tomorrow too, but you’d have a difficult time convincing the Dodgers of that.
Right now in this young season, the Dodgers are quickly coming to...
| Apr 12, 2015
| 4:45 PM
Ah, there it is. Offense, honest to goodness offense. The explosive kind that doesn’t just center on Adrian Gonzalez.
The Dodgers found their attack in time to avoid a sweep by Arizona, downing the Diamondbacks, 7-4, on Sunday behind seven...
| Apr 11, 2015
| 1:55 PM
Yasiel Puig, who appears to be in an early-season slump, will be on the bench Saturday when the Dodgers take on the Arizona Diamondbacks in the second game of a three-game series at Chase Field.
In the Dodgers’ first four games, Puig was two for 17...
| Apr 10, 2015
| 10:15 PM
Last year the Dodgers just beat up on the Arizona Diamondbacks. Went 15-4 against them and barely seemed to break a sweat.
It is, as they like to say, a new season. And in the teams' first meeting of 2015 on Friday, the Diamondbacks engineered a very...
| Apr 10, 2015
| 8:50 PM
PHILADELPHIA The umpiring crew took its time to get out to home plate Friday night.
The Phillie Phanatic noted the umps' tardiness, shaking his head in mock disgust and pointing to the imaginary watch on his wrist. Eventually, the managers of the two...
| Mar 29, 2015
| 5:27 PM
It’s only spring training. It’s the refrain to temper expectations of a player scorching it in the exhibition season and to shrug off a veteran struggling.
But spring training is serious stuff when you’re trying to make the club or...
| Apr 7, 2015
| 8:05 AM
It was the biggest failing of last year’s team and probably the biggest uncertainty of this year’s Dodgers squad.
To those who witnessed its struggles in the second half and meltdown in the playoffs, it brings a shudder. It...
| Apr 6, 2015
| 4:30 AM
As Yasiel Puig looked around the Dodgers clubhouse in the days leading up to opening day, he noticed a change in how he felt.
"I'm very acclimated," Puig said in Spanish.
The season opener against the San Diego Padres on Monday at Dodger Stadium...
| Apr 4, 2015
| 7:05 PM
Times reporter Dylan Hernandez sizes up the Dodgers' projected 25-man roster for opening day:
No.; STARTERS; Pos; B/T; Age; Comment
11; Jimmy Rollins; SS; S/R; 36; The former National League MVP remains an above-average defender though the last time...