| Jun 12, 2014
| 8:59 AM
Why is Zack Greinke batting ninth for the Dodgers on Thursday?
He is the pitcher, of course, and that is where pitchers bat. But, in the lineup the Dodgers fielded Thursday in an early start against the Reds, Greinke could be batting seventh or eighth....
| Jun 11, 2014
| 9:05 PM
KEY MOMENT: The game was scoreless in the third inning, when Hyun-jin Ryu got the first two outs, then two strikes on Billy Hamilton. But Hamilton worked the count, which went from 0 and 2 to an eight-pitch walk. Ryu, one pitch from a 1-2-3 inning, then...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 5:08 PM
Sometimes it’s just not hip to be a Dodger.
You could check with young stars Dee Gordon and Yasiel Puig, who both left in the middle of Saturday’s game with hip injuries, or as it turned out, reliever Chris Perez.
Perez gave up a game-...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 11:45 PM
AT THE PLATE: Dee Gordon was three for four with two triples, three runs batted in and two runs scored. No Dodgers player had tripled twice in a game since Rafael Furcal on Sept. 28, 2010, also in Colorado. Like Gordon, Hanley Ramirez also showed signs of...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Chad Billingsley could rejoin the Dodgers in early July, which would put him back in the major leagues 15 months after he underwent Tommy John surgery.
The Dodgers are not holding a place in the starting rotation for Billingsley. They are happy with...
| May 29, 2014
| 7:08 PM
This comeback stuff is neither easier nor fun, but it’s where Chad Billingsley remains.
Billingsley hit reset and went out Thursday for his first simulated game since suffering a setback in his comeback from Tommy John surgery.
| Jun 1, 2014
| 8:51 PM
Sometimes experiments can come back to haunt. You could ask Dr. Frankenstein about his monster, or maybe Donald Sterling about his Anderson Cooper interview.
The Dodgers did their share of experimenting last season, attempting to give pitchers discarded...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 10:55 PM
KEY MOMENT: The Pirates had the bases loaded with two out in the first inning, and Pedro Alvarez hit a ground ball to shortstop — or, at least, to where the shortstop usually plays. However, with the Dodgers' infield shifted to play the left-handed-...
| May 31, 2014
| 9:40 PM
EXTRA BASES: The Dodgers scored a season-high 12 runs and ended a three-game losing streak, but they weren't all smiles. Andre Ethier and Manager Don Mattingly appeared to be engaged in a heated argument in the dugout in the bottom of the eighth inning....
| May 4, 2014
| 4:35 PM
KEY MOMENT: After watching the Dodgers rally to tie the score in the ninth inning, the Marlins came back in their half of the inning to win it on Jeff Baker's two-out double just over the glove of Yasiel Puig in the right-field corner. The inning...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 9:59 PM
KEY MOMENT: Jason Kubel's two-out throw from left field beat the Dodgers' Drew Butera to the plate for what should have been the last out of the third inning, but Butera was able to evade the tag of catcher Kurt Suzuki to score the tying run. The Twins...