| 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 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
| 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 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
| 5:59 PM
The Sports Xchange
Mattingly anticipates keeping job with Dodgers
Don Mattingly expects to be back with the Los Angeles Dodgers as their manager next year and also believes general manager Ned Colletti will keep his job.
Dodgers president Stan Kasten...
| 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 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....
| 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...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 11:45 PM
Dodgers Manager Don Mattingly spent a good part of Friday afternoon in his clubhouse office, meeting behind a closed door with General Manager Ned Colletti. And with the team's playoff opener less than a week away, it wasn't hard to figure out what they...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 6:45 AM
I’m wet and I’m sticky and I’m cold in this press box, wishing for one night I covered a good losing team. Or a very quotable one.
It’s well after 1 a.m. The Dodgers clinched their division title hours ago, sprinted around the...
| Sep 13, 2014
| 10:14 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- The Dodgers have no idea when Hyun-Jin Ryu will pitch again this season, or for that matter whether he will pitch at all.
For a night, they cast their worries aside and threw themselves a raucous party on enemy territory. The Dodgers...