| Jun 26, 2014
| 10:23 PM
After leaning over and biting an opponent on the shoulder during a World Cup game this week, Uruguayan soccer star Luis Suarez offered a simple explanation.
"These situations happen on the pitch," he said.
That statement failed to quell immediate...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 8:40 AM
No one thought Dee Gordon was going to keep that .350 batting average going forever. Not Gordon, not his daddy, not the truest Dodgers fan.
But no one thought he would crash quite this badly either.
Gordon got off to an absolutely remarkable start. He...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 6:32 PM
Doctors have detected circulation and growth in the surgically reattached portion of Alex Guerrero's left ear, increasing the chances that the ear can be saved, according to his agent, Scott Boras.
"It's looking like the surgery will be successful,"...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 11:45 PM
AT THE PLATE: Dee Gordon was three for four with two triples, three runs batted in and two runs scored. No Dodgers player had tripled twice in a game since Rafael Furcal on Sept. 28, 2010, also in Colorado. Like Gordon, Hanley Ramirez also showed signs of...
| May 1, 2014
| 2:12 PM
Yasiel Puig got off to something of a rough start to the season, what with being tardy here and having reports of his harrowing escape from Cuba there. Mix in what was a so-so offensive start, and he wasn't exactly off to a sensational beginning to his...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 1:06 PM
Catcher A.J. Ellis had his scheduled knee surgery Tuesday, with the Dodgers reporting things went well in the cleanup procedure.
And now get ready for a lot of Drew Butera and, presumably, Tim Federowicz.
The Dodgers said Dr. Neal ElAttrache performed...
| May 3, 2014
| 8:34 PM
Dee Gordon soared, the bullpen wobbled, the game went – naturally – to extra innings, and then came the unexpected hero.
Slumping Carl Crawford and his .185 batting average had been benched against a right-handed starter Saturday, but he...
| May 4, 2014
| 9:40 AM
MIAMI -- Dodgers catcher A.J. Ellis, who has missed 24 games after arthroscopic surgery to repair a tear in his left knee, continues to make progress in his comeback.
Ellis has begun catching bullpen sessions and is stepping up his running program,...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 4:58 PM
I believe it was that great baseball sage, Daffy Duck, who said of the Dodgers’ bullpen: “What a predicament!”
The Dodgers are flush with relievers. Stocked with veteran arms. Have three former closers backing up Kenley Jansen....
| Apr 30, 2014
| 1:53 PM
The Dodgers admitted the obvious Wednesday -- mainly that their catchers aren't hitting -- by selecting the contract of Miguel Olivo from Triple-A Albuquerque and sending struggling Tim Federowicz back to the minors.
Federowicz was hitting .109 in 46...
| May 14, 2014
| 11:07 PM
KEY MOMENT: There was no score and one out in the second inning, and the Marlins had the bases loaded for pitcher Anthony DeSclafani, batting for the first time in his major league career. He grounded to second base for what should have been a forceout...