| Jul 28, 2014
| 9:12 AM
A year into his major league career Lance Lynn stood at a crossroad in his life.
He was a daily user of smokeless tobacco dating back to his minor league days, when a dip became an antidote to the off-day boredom faced by starting pitchers, a tasty...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 8:42 PM
KEY MOMENT: Adrian Gonzalez singled and Matt Kemp drew a walk with one out in the eighth inning and the Dodgers trailing, 3-2. Miguel Rojas pinch-ran for Gonzalez, but didn't score, as Andre Ethier struck out and Juan Uribe popped up to catcher Tony...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 11:33 PM
The crazy notion pounded as loud as the ball Matt Holliday drove to the base of the center-field fence in the first inning, a shot that gave the St. Louis Cardinals a lead before the Dodgers had even broken a summer Missouri sweat.
The best starting...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 10:40 PM
KEY MOMENT: Jhonny Peralta broke a 1-1 stalemate in the fifth inning, when he drove in two runs on a double to right-center field off Hyun-Jin Ryu. Center fielder Scott Van Slyke appeared to pull up while pursuing the ball when he saw right fielder Yasiel...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 7:21 PM
Sometimes the hits just won’t drop. They can’t be bought, cajoled, begged for or designed by NASA.
And sometimes, they just fall like raindrops from the baseball heavens. Between fielders, just inside the lines or over outreached gloves....
| Jun 28, 2014
| 10:44 PM
The Dodgers might not be playing like this in October, or playing at all, for that matter.
But over the last three days, they have shown they can play with the St. Louis Cardinals.
With Clayton Kershaw scheduled to pitch in the series finale Sunday,...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 5:37 PM
Statistics through Friday.
1.MILWAUKEE: Brewers have won 7 in a row thanks to baseball's best pitching staff (1.86 ERA, two shutouts)
2.WASHINGTON: Nationals have scored a league-high 27 runs from the seventh inning on.
3.DODGERS: Dodgers top MLB in...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 10:38 PM
It was taunt and tense. It was a sweaty, nervous little game.
And ultimately, one extremely frustrating game for the Los Angeles Dodgers.
The Dodgers lost the opener of the National League Championship Series, 3-2 in 13 innings, on Friday night when...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 8:29 PM
Momentum is a one-game deal in the playoffs, and as high as the Dodgers were feeling Monday, they were as low after Tuesday.
The Dodgers fell, 4-2, to the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 4 of the National League Championship Series, leaving them down...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 9:22 PM
ST. LOUIS — Pitching aside, Boston's margin for error in the next three games of the World Series could be razor thin.
Because the Red Sox are one of the few teams that use one player — David Ortiz — exclusively as the designated...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 10:35 PM
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Columnists and reporters from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch will be sharing their views with Los Angeles Times readers during the National League...