| Oct 6, 2013
| 11:16 PM
What initially looked like an unfolding crisis quickly turned into the Dodgers' loudest statement of the postseason — even louder than the fans at Dodger Stadium who mocked the Atlanta Braves on Sunday night by mimicking the Tomahawk Chop.
| Mar 7, 2014
| 11:09 AM
TEMPE, Ariz. -- A day later, Mike Trout was still confused about Thursday’s play at the plate against the Dodgers, when baseball’s new rules governing home-plate collisions and instant replay converged on the same play.
Trout, trying for...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 7:10 AM
Sometimes you work and work, and it just doesn’t happen. You believe you’re the right person, believe it’s the right moment, but circumstances or someone in authority direct the moment elsewhere.
It all could have ended badly for Chris...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 11:19 PM
ATLANTA — If Clayton Kershaw continues to pitch the way he did Thursday night, the long-term contract to which the Dodgers intend to sign him this winter could cost them even more than they expect.
That's fine with minority owner Magic Johnson,...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 6:07 PM
TEMPE, Ariz. — By his own admission Don Mattingly hasn't spent a lot of time thinking about baseball's two newest rules, one allowing the use of instant replay and the other preventing catchers from blocking the plate if they don't have the ball....
| Feb 25, 2014
| 8:17 AM
PHOENIX -- Clayton Kershaw might not start for the Dodgers on opening day, but he will pitch in their first exhibition game of the spring.
Kershaw is scheduled to take the mound Wednesday at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick, where the Dodgers will...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 8:25 PM
By the time Adrian Gonzalez steps into the batter's box Sunday evening to face Julio Teheran, he figures to have a decent idea of how the Atlanta Braves right-hander will attack him.
"Adrian is probably the smartest hitter I've ever played with,"...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 7:17 PM
With her Dodgers dogged by injuries, Emma Amaya made a stop before work at the Our Lady Queen of Angels church in downtown Los Angeles, where she lit a prayer candle for her boys in blue.
The next day, as the team prepared for game one of their series...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 4:33 PM
Dodgers catcher A.J. Ellis will be offering his analysis throughout the World Series. Ellis, 32, recently completed his second full season as a starter for the Dodgers by batting .333 in a National League division series against the Atlanta Braves and...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 4:44 PM
BOSTON -- John Lackey did not break camp with the Angels in 2002. They called him up in June, and in October he was the winning pitcher in Game 7 of the World Series.
That came after 18 regular-season starts. After 305 more, Lackey finally makes another...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 3:16 PM
BOSTON -- Michael Weiner, the executive director of the Major League Baseball Players Assn., is not in attendance at the World Series as he continues his fight against brain cancer.
The travel from his New York home had become too arduous, said Tony...