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Bill Shaikin

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Bill Shaikin is the national baseball reporter for the Los Angeles Times. He has worked at The Times since 1997 and has covered baseball for Southern California newspapers since 1989. He was the beat writer when the Dodgers filed for bankruptcy in 2011 and the Angels won the World Series in 2002, two events considered beyond improbable before they happened. He graduated from UC Berkeley and hopes to see the Golden Bears in the Rose Bowl during his lifetime, just once.

Recent Articles

  • Dodgers keep Carlos Ruiz on bench against Cubs left-hander Jon Lester

    Dodgers keep Carlos Ruiz on bench against Cubs left-hander Jon Lester

    For the second time in the three days since Carlos Ruiz joined the Dodgers, the team faced a left-handed starter. This time, Ruiz was on the bench. When the Dodgers traded A.J. Ellis to the Philadelphia Phillies for Ruiz last week, they said Ruiz could help win games against left-handers. Ruiz...

  • After 75 years, baseball in Bakersfield has struck out

    After 75 years, baseball in Bakersfield has struck out

    The modern ballpark is tucked into an entertainment district, with shops and restaurants surrounding the stadium, and blindingly bright digital display signs wherever you look. The ballpark here is across Chester Avenue from Big Valley Mower, Extra Space Storage and AAA Tire. The large sign welcoming...

  • Ellis 'devastated' by trade to Phillies; shares a cry with 'shocked' Kershaw

    Ellis 'devastated' by trade to Phillies; shares a cry with 'shocked' Kershaw

    The Dodgers exchanged one backup catcher for another on Thursday, the kind of deal that normally attracts little attention. This one gets headlines because of the big names involved. The Dodgers sent A.J. Ellis, one of their most popular players and Clayton Kershaw’s preferred catcher, to the Philadelphia...

  • Dodger Stadium to host 2017 World Baseball Classic finals

    Dodger Stadium to host 2017 World Baseball Classic finals

    The premier event in international baseball is coming to Los Angeles next year. Dodger Stadium will host the championship round of the 2017 World Baseball Classic, Major League Baseball announced Thursday. Japan and South Korea competed in the 2009 WBC championship game at Dodger Stadium, one of...

  • October looks brighter with Kershaw, Hill, Maeda

    October looks brighter with Kershaw, Hill, Maeda

    For the first time this season, the Dodgers could see October. The Chicago Cubs could see October from the day they reported to spring training. The Washington Nationals could see it in April, when they won nine of their first 10 games and Daniel Murphy emerged as Babe Ruth for a new millennium....

  • For fifth consecutive time, the Giants fail to win a Madison Bumgarner start against the Dodgers

    For fifth consecutive time, the Giants fail to win a Madison Bumgarner start against the Dodgers

    When all else fails, the San Francisco Giants turn to Madison Bumgarner. When that fails, well … For the third time in three tries this season — and for the fifth consecutive time over the last 12 months — the Giants started their ace against the Dodgers and lost the game.  “I don’t get concerned...

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