| Apr 8, 2014
| 10:57 PM
It’s not how you score runs, just that you score more than the other guy. Wild pitches, bases-loaded walks, bunts, bloopers, sacrifice flies, stumbling outfielders -- whatever works.
Tuesday night the Dodgers edged the Detroit Tigers, 3-2, scoring...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 4:23 PM
Next time Hyun-Jin Ryu starts at home, disguise Dodger Stadium. Put a giant Coke bottle beyond left field. Add a pool in center. Slap Petco Park signs in the dugout or something.
Anything to make Ryu believe he’s pitching on the road, where...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 9:18 PM
The Dodgers announced their 25-man roster before opening the regular season against the Arizona Diamondbacks in Australia, and if it mostly came out as expected, it wasn’t devoid of surprise.
Alex Guerrero, the Cuban infielder who did not play...
| 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 15, 2014
| 5:49 PM
A.J. Ellis is 33, an age at which a player generally has made his reputation. Whether he is an All-Star or a bench player, he is who he is.
Ellis might be an exception to the rule. He has only two full major league seasons to his credit, so he is not...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 4:39 PM
Progress sometimes may come in small increments, but it still makes for progress.
And the good news is that Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw is making progress.
Kershaw has been on the disabled list since March 30 because of a strain on a back muscle....
| Apr 25, 2014
| 6:59 PM
The Dodgers’ lineup figures to be in flux throughout the early season, but Manager Don Mattingly unveiled a new one before Friday night’s game against the Rockies.
This time it was Andre Ethier’s turn left to be out of the musical...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 9:09 PM
The Dodgers are expected to be without catcher A.J. Ellis for at least the next month.
Ellis will have an arthroscopic procedure Tuesday for torn cartilage in his left knee.
Provided the damage to the knee isn’t more extensive than the Dodgers...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 2:00 PM
While wondering if the Dodgers have almost talked themselves into jet lag, a quick look at questions and answers provided during this spring’s camp:
Who’s the fifth starter?
Uh, they’ll have to get back to you on that one. Josh...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 10:37 PM
Maybe it just had to be a taxing loss.
In a game that took nearly five hours, went 12 innings and used 15 pitchers, the Giants kept wasting scoring opportunities until they finally found their way to Dodgers reliever Brandon League.
| Apr 11, 2014
| 7:11 PM
When do some really good baseball numbers still manage to come out looking bad?
When they belong to Chris Withrow.
Withrow has picked up where he left off last year in his rookie season, which was just shy of brilliant. The hard-throwing young right-...