| Sep 29, 2014
| 1:56 PM
It’s the standard observation about devastating loss: You let it crush and define you, or inspire you to greater heights.
The Dodgers are a team built to win it all. Of course they were last year, too, and fell in six games to the Cardinals in the...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 11:25 PM
The richest sports payroll in history is now one loss from a second consecutive postseason elimination after trying to win a game with a $240-million question.
In the seventh inning of a tie score in a tied division series with the St....
| Oct 8, 2014
| 6:00 AM
The final takeaways. No more looks at pitching matchups. No more keys to the next game. No more next game.
Eulogies are never fun, but here are five takeaways to take from the Dodgers’ season-ending 3-2 loss to the Cardinals in Game 4 of their...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 8:00 PM
Dodger Stadium sat empty Wednesday, the postseason logos already starting to fade in the grass. The Dodgers would have preferred to play Game 5 of the National League division series on their home field Thursday. Instead, the focus shifts from the field...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 9:05 PM
Two days after the Dodgers were eliminated from the playoffs, Manager Don Mattingly said he would be "surprised" if the team didn't retain General Manager Ned Colletti, whose future was becoming a source of widespread speculation.
"We came in today...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 1:52 PM
Lose in disappointing fashion and you get unhappy. You get emotional. You want explanations and accountability. Mostly, you want heads to roll.
And so it is with the Dodgers, a team with a record payroll built to conquer the World Series, which...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 5:00 PM
The Dodgers are laying most of the blame for their underachieving team on the man who constructed it.
Ned Colletti is absorbing the heat for the Dodgers' October fizzle and could soon lose his job as general manager over it.
Mark Walter, chairman of...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 9:56 PM
The failure ended with baseball's best pitcher turning his back to home plate, dropping his hands to his knees and his head toward the ground, shadowed by a Gateway Arch that hovers over the Dodgers like a pendulum over a pit.
The failure happened here,...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 1:28 PM
Dear Andrew Friedman:
So we finally know when the Dodgers will have that introductory press conference to announce you as their new not-a-general manager, and I guess that’s progress.
Friday at 11 a.m., team President and CEO Stan Kasten will...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 6:44 PM
Let's hope the Dodgers' front office relief fares better than their bullpen relief.
For the past two weeks, I have been watching a baseball team wearing white and blue uniforms with clutch hitting with runners in scoring...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 8:48 PM
Under their deep-pocketed owners, the Dodgers have imported several star players, as well as a star advisor in Sandy Koufax and a star coach in Mark McGwire.
Now they have a rising star front-office executive. On Tuesday, the team announced it had lured...