| Oct 28, 2014
| 8:40 PM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Mike Moustakas smoked a double inside the right-field line, opening the flood gates.
Nori Aoki slapped a single through the left side, Lorenzo Cain dropped a bloop hit into center and Eric Hosmer bounced a double over a drawn-in...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 10:43 AM
Job 1 for Clayton Kershaw on Wednesday: pitch the Dodgers to the National League West championship. He wins, and they clinch, with the San Francisco Giants on hand to witness the party.
Win or lose, Kershaw can etch his name in baseball's record book,...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 11:01 PM
KEY MOMENT: With the Dodgers holding a 3-2 lead in the eighth inning, Justin Turner provided them with a two-run cushion by blasting a solo home run off Madison Bumgarner. The home run was Turner's second of the game, as the utility man also led off the...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 5:36 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Rookie Joe Panik tripled and scored on Gregor Blanco's single in the eighth inning, capping a comeback that lifted the San Francisco Giants to a 6-5 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday afternoon.
After losing 5-3 in...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 6:20 PM
Last week’s ranking in parentheses. Statistics are through Friday’s games:
1. OAKLAND: After Lester deal, had best starting rotation in the American League — for a couple of hours. (1)
2. ANGELS: Reliever Joe Smith’s streak...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 8:54 AM
Boston Red Sox left-handed ace Jon Lester was traded to the Oakland A's on Thursday morning as general manager Billy Beane continues his all-in push for a World Series.
But to get Lester, the A's part with All-Star outfielder Yoenis Cespedes, a 28-year-...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 3:47 PM
Mike Hiserman ranks the 30 teams. Last week’s ranking in parentheses; statistics are through Friday’s games:
1. OAKLAND: Catchers Derek Norris, John Jaso and Stephen Vogt have combined for a .309 average, 20 homers and 83 RBIs. (1)
| Sep 13, 2014
| 9:27 PM
Strange things can sometimes bring a team together, unexpected things.
The Dodgers were wiped out, 9-0, in the opener Friday of their key series with the Giants and lost starting pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu to injury. Catcher A.J. Ellis said it felt like they&...
| Sep 13, 2014
| 10:25 PM
KEY MOMENT: Batting practice, which is what the Dodgers took against 39-year-old Tim Hudson in the shortest start of his distinguished career. Hudson faced 11 batters and retired three, giving up six runs and eight hits in one-plus inning.
| Sep 12, 2014
| 11:20 PM
Madison Bumgarner is the anchor. He is to the San Francisco Giants what Clayton Kershaw is to the Dodgers.
For a few fleeting moments Friday, the Dodgers had their chance. Yasiel Puig worked an eight-pitch walk to lead off the game. Justin Turner hit...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 10:51 PM
ON THE MOUND: Hyun-Jin Ryu gave up four runs in the first inning, after which he was removed with what the Dodgers described as an irritated left shoulder. Chris Perez walked a couple of batters in the second inning, but didn't give up a run. Carlos Frias...