On Thursday afternoon, as the Dodgers announced in a news release that the first two games of the National League division series were "sold out," the team was still selling standing-room tickets on its website.
The Dodgers are charging $41 a ticket to stand on the top deck for Game 1 of the NLDS on Friday and Game 2 of the NLDS on Saturday.Read more
In May, when the Dodgers traded popular third baseman Juan Uribe to the Atlanta Braves, Braves second baseman Kelly Johnson was on the disabled list.
Shortly after, when he returned, Johnson introduced himself, hoping to make Uribe feel more comfortable on an unfamiliar team.
"It had only been a couple weeks for him," Johnson explained.Read more
And unto everything there is a time, sort of.
Major League Baseball has released the starting times for the remaining divisional playoff games, if in slightly tentative fashion.
The Dodgers-Mets Game 3 in New York is scheduled to start at 5:37 p.m., if all four series are still being played. If only two or three series are still in action, the start time will be pushed up to 5:07 p.m.Read more
If the news was uncomfortably vague, it was still bad news.
The Dodgers announced Thursday that Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully had undergone a recommended medical procedure and would not call any postseason games.
Scully, 87, had missed calling the final three regular-season games last weekend with what the Dodgers called a cold.Read more
Hopeful are you? All eager to find an advantage for your Boys in Blue in the playoffs?
And here come the struggling Mets, losers of five of their last six games! A team that scored two whole runs in its last four games. All while the Dodgers won five of their last six, including their last four.
Momentum to the Dodgers, right?
Sorry, buckaroo, toss that theory out with your Volkswagen EPA review.Read more
Unkind cuts are coming -- at least you’d feel that way if you were the one being cut.
But there are no more of these inflated rosters once the playoffs begin; everyone goes back to playing with 25. And that’s plenty less than the 39 the Dodgers were playing with.Read more