| Jun 25, 2008
| 10:42 PM
If the White Sox need a wake-up call before completing this three-game series, they need only to review some of their shortcomings Wednesday night in a listless 5-0 loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers.
The Sox never recovered from a first-inning deficit in...
| Jul 15, 2008
| 11:42 PM
Baseball's All-Stars came to say goodbye to Yankee Stadium -- and what a long, long goodbye it was.
In a game that started Tuesday night and faded well into Wednesday, Justin Morneau slid home just in time on Michael Young's sacrifice fly in the 15th...
| Sep 14, 2009
| 2:07 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- The season is winding down, which means the Dodgers are moving ever closer to securing the right to play in October.
It also means that Chad Billingsley doesn't have much time left to straighten himself out and, assuming the Dodgers don'...
| Sep 19, 2009
| 9:22 AM
If there was any benefit of being down by a couple runs with two innings to play, it was that it afforded the Dodgers the chance to call Chad Billingsley out of the bullpen for some on-field therapy to reshape his dented confidence.
So much for that...
| Oct 4, 2009
| 6:57 AM
LOS ANGELES The Dodgers' magic number for clinching the NL West is down to zero -- finally.
After a season-worst five-game losing streak, they came through with one game left in the regular season and beat the stubborn Colorado Rockies 5-0 on...
| Oct 11, 2009
| 8:15 AM
Reporting from St. Louis -- From the way players embraced each other by the mound to how Manny Ramirez made an early exit from the clubhouse, everything about the Dodgers' postgame celebration had an extremely matter-of-fact feel to it.
What reason was...
| Oct 21, 2009
Powered by Ryan Howard, Jayson Werth and all those other big bats, the Philadelphia Phillies are headed back to the World Series.
Werth hit two home runs, Shane Victorino and Pedro Feliz also connected and the defending champions beat the Los Angeles...
| Jun 1, 2009
CHICAGO -- Well, that didn't last long.
The Dodgers' emergence from their three-day offensive malaise coincided with Sean Marshall's appearance on the mound, as the team with baseball's best record demonstrated its continued mastery of mediocre...
| Jun 2, 2009
LOS ANGELES -- It looks like baseball commissioner Bud Selig won't have to worry about how to handle Manny Ramirez's presence at the All-Star Game after all.
The Dodger outfielder, suspended for 50 games for violating baseball's drug policy, dropped to...
| Jun 2, 2009
LOS ANGELES -- Hiroki Kuroda was fairly stout -- except for one inning -- in his return to the Dodgers' starting rotation Monday night.
Unfortunately for Kuroda and the Dodgers, Arizona Diamondbacks starter Billy Buckner was even better.
| Jun 11, 2009
LOS ANGELES -- Never mind that Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw was in the middle of facing the opposing pitcher.
Manager Joe Torre had seen enough.
With the bases full and a 2-0 count on San Diego Padres starter Kevin Correia, Torre lifted the 21-year-...