| Aug 19, 2013
| 7:20 PM
It’s panic in the streets! The Dodgers, baseball’s latest world beaters, are in a horrifying slump!
They fell, 6-2, on Monday to the lowly Miami Marlins, marking a second consecutive loss -- which is the first time they have lost consecutive...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 10:38 PM
And then order was restored. All was calm. They worked counts, came up with some timely hits, made no real miscues.
It hardly hurt any that the Dodgers had their hottest pitcher – nope, not Clayton Kershaw – on the mound, but they did more...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 10:44 PM
It was all backward, all wrong. The weather was semi-muggy, as if the Dodgers were playing the Cubs in Chicago. The mighty Dodgers offense acted like something the talent-thin Cubs might produce.
And Clayton Kershaw looked almost mortal.
It all turned...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 4:55 PM
CINCINNATI — The youngest of Mark Ellis' three children is a 2-year-old girl named Dylan. So when Sarah Ellis, wife of the Dodgers' second baseman, read about the death of an 8-year-old Indiana boy named Dylan Williams following a baseball...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 11:25 PM
And now a voice from the Dodgers’ not-so-distant past.
Scott Van Slyke, who has seemingly spent half his season jettisoning up and down between the Dodgers and the minors this season, was summoned to pinch-hit in the 11th inning Tuesday in game...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Mr. Kemp, meet Mr. Ramirez.
Manager Don Mattingly did this weird thing prior to Tuesday’s game against the Diamondbacks. He handed in a real, live lineup.
Matt Kemp, the guy they thought was still running too tentatively with that sore hamstring...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 10:17 PM
There now, feel better?
Those Dodgers, suddenly all adrift and looking lost, got it together in a big way Tuesday night in a 9-3 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks to snap their four-game losing streak.
Amazing what getting a couple of big bats...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 4:25 PM
They’re in, they’re out, they’re somewhere.
Don Mattingly posted the lineup he hopes will clinch the National League West on Wednesday, and once again players were coming and going.
Back after being out since Saturday with a bad back...
| Apr 20, 2013
| 11:10 AM
Orioles starter Jason Hammel didn’t do much to alleviate manager Buck Showalter’s pregame concerns about playing a doubleheader Saturday against the Dodgers.
Hammel allowed three runs -- all on a towering homer by right fielder Andre...
| Apr 20, 2013
| 3:38 PM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter had confidence that Nolan Reimold’s bat would eventually come around. Even though Reimold’s batting average dipped below .200 just two days ago as he struggled to find a comfort zone splitting time between...
| Apr 21, 2013
| 4:43 PM
Right-hander Jake Arrieta stood stonefaced at his locker Sunday afternoon and placed the Orioles’ 7-4 loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers — and a missed chance at the club’s first series sweep of the young season — squarely on his...