Not a replay, just painfully close. Clayton Kershaw near brilliant for six innings, then tiring in the seventh. The Dodgers' offense never getting it going. The bullpen faltering. The big hit, big play, never arriving.
And the loss, the much too familiar loss.Read more
With Matt Harvey in line to work innings far beyond what his agent expected this season, the agent decided Friday that this was not the time to revive his public dispute with the New York Mets.
"I think the best thing to say is, we’re in the playoffs," agent Scott Boras said before Game 1 of the Dodgers-Mets series at Dodger Stadium.Read more
The possibility of the Dodgers meeting the Chicago Cubs in the National League championship series is particularly intriguing to Mark Walter, the Dodgers' chairman.
Walter lives in Chicago -- and, even as the controlling owner of the Dodgers, still keeps his season seats at Wrigley Field.
"You can't give up seats to the Cubs," Walter said.
Walter said Chicago is abuzz over the Cubs.Read more
Things are heating up at Dodger Stadium. Actually they’re cooling down, if you consider 94 degrees on the cooling side.
The Dodgers’ 2015 postseason opener is less than an hour away, but the stadium is maybe one-fifth full. It could look fairly empty at first pitch.
Shadows, at least, have already covered the field by 5 p.m. and the heat has begun to abate.Read more
When Dodgers shortstop Corey Seager drove to Dodger Stadium early Friday afternoon, he didn’t know where he’d be batting in the lineup. He didn’t even know if he’d be starting.
It was a pleasant surprise then, when he scanned the lineup posted in the Dodgers' clubhouse and saw that he was penciled in at shortstop, making him the youngest position player to start a postseason game for the Dodgers.Read more
The Dodgers made it a point to win the home-field advantage from the Mets in the first round of the playoffs.
And now it looks like a big mistake?
Sleeping in your own beds and playing in your home ballpark hasn’t proved any great advantage this far in the 2015 postseason.Read more