| Dec 8, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Re-signing or replacing third baseman Juan Uribe figures to be at or near the top of the Dodgers’ to-do list at baseball’s winter meetings, which start Monday in Florida.
General Manager Ned Colletti said the Dodgers have already made...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 5:05 PM
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Matt Kemp doesn't want to go anywhere, but his agent is convinced the Dodgers will trade him this off-season.
"I'd be surprised if it doesn't happen," said Dave Stewart, the former major league pitcher who represents Kemp....
| Aug 28, 2013
| 5:55 PM
Ah, kids. What are you gonna do?
They do something wrong, you explain why it is incorrect, they nod a lot and say they understand, and then go out and do it again.
What are you gonna do?
You don’t go ballistic. Don’t ridicule them in...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 11:40 PM
The chair on which General Manager Ned Colletti sits, night after night, at Dodgers home games, once came with a very high temperature. Now, the hot seat is more like a throne.
Colletti has lasted, persevered. He has gone over Niagara Falls in a...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 8:28 PM
The Dodgers took early batting practice Friday, before their first game since the Benching Heard 'Round the World.
Yasiel Puig, unceremoniously yanked from Wednesday's game by Manager Don Mattingly, was not among the players who chose to participate...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 7:20 PM
Pitching wins. Especially in the playoffs.
That's one of those baseball adages, like the infield fly rule, that everyone simply accepts but no one has really proved.
"There's no question pitching's at a premium because every team in the postseason has...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 3:58 PM
On the off chance Cubs fans need some good news right about now, here's a projection that might provide comfort: If President Theo Epstein succeeds in building the "player development machine'' that is his goal, and it later falls apart, he — or his...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 9:30 PM
As the Dodgers sprint toward the postseason, their president still can't forget the guy who stopped running.
It was the eighth inning of Game 7 of the 1991 World Series. Stan Kasten's Atlanta Braves were locked in a scoreless tie with the host Minnesota...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 5:02 PM
Josh Hamilton was still getting the hang of being a big leaguer.
Hamilton showed up in the majors belatedly but abruptly, after a three-year suspension for drug use and 15 games in the minor leagues. The Cincinnati Reds took a flier on him, and he hit...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 11:13 PM
The most important member of the Dodgers' lineup doesn't wear a uniform, doesn't have a contract, and is not even allowed in the dugout during games.
The most important member of the Dodgers' lineup doesn't pitch, or catch, or even remotely attempt to...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 5:02 PM
NEW YORK — As May turned to June, the Dodgers needed a center fielder.
Matt Kemp's hamstring had given out on him. The Dodgers liked Skip Schumaker in center field for a day or two, but no way for a month. They did not like any of their center...