| Oct 16, 2013
| 9:13 PM
The ball soared high into the right-field pavilion as the bat sailed high above foul territory, the ball flying, the bat flipping, Adrian Gonzalez preening.
Yes, he was going to pimp his prize home run. He swung. He stopped. He stared. He jogged. And...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 6:05 AM
Sometimes it happens so early in a game that you tend to forget about it, or at least overlook it.
The Dodgers rallied with four home runs to win Game 5 of the National League Championship Series on Wednesday, every blow big. They staved off...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 6:47 PM
ST. LOUIS — Disney calls them "ear hats." You can buy one in pink or lime, or topped with a tiara or bow tie.
But the traditional hat is all-black, adorned with nothing but the ears that Adrian Gonzalez mimicked the other day. That is only...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 9:09 PM
I wanted to compliment The Times on its great coverage of the baseball playoffs and especially the NLCS preview. Other than the part where you picked the Dodgers to have an edge in every category (starting pitching, relief pitching, hitting, defense,...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 4:20 PM
ST. LOUIS — Designer suitcases were hurriedly snapped, cartons of soiled equipment rolled out the door. The Dodgers clubhouse was in full escape mode.
It had been an hour since their season was wretchedly ended by the St. Louis Cardinals at...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 6:45 PM
BOSTON — The headline news was that Don Mattingly publicly told the Dodgers' owners that dating had gone on long enough. He told them to commit to him as their manager or else, and he took the risk of a nasty breakup.
In other news Monday, the...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 1:21 PM
Ricky Nolasco said he would not object if the Dodgers take the ball out of his hands and give it to Clayton Kershaw for Game 4 of the National League Division Series.
"This isn't about me," Nolasco said. "This is about the team."
Dodgers Manager Don...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 11:19 PM
ATLANTA — If Clayton Kershaw continues to pitch the way he did Thursday night, the long-term contract to which the Dodgers intend to sign him this winter could cost them even more than they expect.
That's fine with minority owner Magic Johnson,...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 7:22 PM
What's next for the TBS announcers? Will they start chanting "Beat L.A."? If TBS cameras panned the broadcast booth, would they catch the announcers doing the tomahawk chop?
Talk about Southern cooking. As far as a lot of fans are concerned, the Dodgers...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 6:58 PM
Would the Dodgers really risk an end to their season without letting Clayton Kershaw pitch one more time?
Kershaw threw a bullpen session Saturday at Dodger Stadium, keeping open the possibility of him starting Monday in Game 4 of a National League...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 10:22 AM
Maybe you didn’t think of the Dodgers as some great defensive team last season. Solid, maybe, but great?
The Dodgers committed 109 errors, and only the Milwaukee Brewers (corrected) finished with more in the National League.