| Apr 12, 2014
| 9:51 PM
ON THE MOUND: Zack Greinke wasn't at his best as he gave up eight hits and threw 103 pitches in 5 1/3 innings. But he held the Diamondbacks to one run, which allowed him to depart the game with a 6-1 lead and earn his third victory of the season. As a...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 12:32 PM
As if it wasn’t bad enough that Zach Greinke’s comments about only a few Dodgers being giddy over opening the season in Sydney had turned most of Australia into Diamondbacks fans, now the rest of the world might be pulling for them in the two-...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 10:43 PM
SYDNEY, Australia -- With left-hander Wade Miley pitching for the Arizona Diamondbacks on opening day, Justin Turner will start in place of Dee Gordon at second base for the Dodgers on Saturday at Sydney Cricket Ground.
Turner bats right-handed and...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 8:50 PM
SYDNEY, Australia — Adrian Gonzalez made an early exit from an exhibition game Thursday because of tightness in his back but is expected to start the Dodgers' regular-season opener Saturday against the Arizona Diamondbacks.
"I'm expecting him to...
| Mar 22, 2014
| 10:15 PM
SYDNEY, Australia — For the Dodgers, this was an opening day that didn't feel like an opening day.
They were on the other side of the planet, in a time zone 18 hours ahead of home. The pregame ceremony didn't include fireworks or the customary...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 5:54 PM
Having fulfilled his initial goal of making the Dodgers' opening-day roster, Dee Gordon now has a new ambition.
"Do what I can to be the starting second baseman, just show them they can trust me and give them confidence that I can be their guy every...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 7:48 PM
SURPRISE, Ariz. — Adrian Gonzalez drew another walk Tuesday against the Kansas City Royals, his fourth in 26 plate appearances this spring. This is by design.
"I'm not going to go up there looking for a walk, but I do think I can get back to...
| May 14, 2014
| 11:07 PM
KEY MOMENT: There was no score and one out in the second inning, and the Marlins had the bases loaded for pitcher Anthony DeSclafani, batting for the first time in his major league career. He grounded to second base for what should have been a forceout...
| 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...
| May 16, 2014
| 10:07 PM
If every team they played were like the Arizona Diamondbacks, the Dodgers would be the ’27 Yankees. They’d be less a team than a legend. Forget cable, network television would demand they be on in prime time.
When the Dodgers play the...
| May 16, 2014
| 11:00 PM
ON THE MOUND: Zack Greinke was brilliant, pitching eight shutout innings to improve to 7-1. With the Dodgers ahead by seven runs, Manager Don Mattingly called on a slumping Brian Wilson to pitch the ninth inning. Wilson walked the leadoff batter, Martin...