| May 27, 2014
| 10:47 PM
Matt Kemp sat up in his chair, paying rapt attention to the clubhouse television. The MLB Network was on the air, the Dodgers' starting lineup was on the screen, and Kemp could not help but notice whose name was missing.
His, for the fifth consecutive...
| May 14, 2014
| 1:17 PM
Every game now, Manager Don Mattingly sits a hot bat. Every game, someone is not thrilled, left telling himself to think long term, to think team.
If it’s not a serious problem at the moment, you wonder how long that can last. The Dodgers have...
| May 13, 2014
| 1:23 PM
It’s Dee Gordon, sensation. Dee Gordon, the leadoff man envisioned. Dee Gordon, leading the majors in steals.
Dee Gordon, the man who made Alex Guerrero expendable?
The Dodgers elected in the off-season not to bring back Mark Ellis as their...
| May 12, 2014
| 11:04 PM
While calling on the Dodgers to improve their plate discipline and defense, General Manager Ned Colletti said he was generally satisfied with how the team has looked.
Speaking Monday before the Dodgers' 6-5 victory over Miami, Colletti said, "Once we...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 4:55 PM
Why is L.A. so upset with Mike D'Antoni and Lakers management? We all knew this was a patchwork team that had no chance of actually winning anything this year. Myopic Lakers fans should cheer D'Antoni for not bailing on this squad, and praise Pau Gasol...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 12:59 PM
Now that didn’t take long.
A little over a week after Los Angeles Magazine broke the story of Yasiel Puig’s harrowing escape from Cuba to become the Dodgers’ star outfielder, the rights to the Jesse Katz article have been sold to...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 6:20 PM
Matt Kemp said Saturday he might not be ready to play on opening day, insisting he didn't want to repeat the mistake he made last year of rushing back from injuries.
The Dodgers are starting their season about a week earlier than usual, with a two-...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 5:25 PM
PHOENIX — With a long-awaited conflict again coming into view, Dodgers outfielders have taken a variety of approaches to what could be an uncomfortable situation.
Matt Kemp was brazen, declaring he wouldn't be a fourth outfielder. Carl Crawford...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 6:34 PM
PHOENIX — Officially, Hyun-Jin Ryu doesn't weigh any less than he did last year. The Dodgers still list his weight as 255 pounds.
But his face doesn't look nearly as self-indulgent. His torso appears leaner.
"I weigh significantly less than I...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 3:58 PM
The Dodgers had just swallowed a quarter of a billion dollars in one swift gulp. They had liberated Adrian Gonzalez, Carl Crawford and Josh Beckett from Boston. It was a jolly afternoon at Dodger Stadium, particularly when the question arose as to whether...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 5:07 PM
PHOENIX — There's a massive painting hanging in a hallway of Dan Haren's home in Irvine that shows the pitcher, mid-windup, in the uniforms of the first four major league teams for which he played.
It was meant to be a memento of an All-Star...