| Sep 16, 2013
| 11:18 PM
PHOENIX — The clinching is slowly becoming a clenching.
The Dodgers are going to win a game that puts them in the playoffs, and it will probably happen this week, but at this rate the sounds of cork popping will be drowned out by teeth grinding....
| Sep 17, 2013
| 12:17 PM
It offered all the comforts of home, maybe even more. Mommy might as well have been on the road with them, tucking them in at night after warm milk and cookies. There, there now.
At the peak of their turnaround, the Dodgers were kings of the road....
| Sep 16, 2013
| 11:22 PM
PHOENIX — Matt Kemp spent the last seven weeks on the disabled list waiting to feel what he felt Monday night.
Adrenaline. Game on the line. Screaming fans.
Kemp cherished the moment, even if he didn't do what he envisioned when he was called by...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 5:02 PM
NEW YORK — As May turned to June, the Dodgers needed a center fielder.
Matt Kemp's hamstring had given out on him. The Dodgers liked Skip Schumaker in center field for a day or two, but no way for a month. They did not like any of their center...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 8:23 PM
Hanley Ramirez said that if the Dodgers approach him at any time about extending his contract, he would be open to talking.
"Definitely, because I want to stay here," Ramirez said. "I want to stay here forever."
Ramirez will become a free agent at the...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 1:07 PM
Dodgers left fielder Carl Crawford was kept out of the starting lineup for the second consecutive game as he continued to fight a fever Sunday that forced him to an emergency room a day earlier.
“Obviously, it’s still going on, his...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 2:28 PM
Are you ready for an All-Star game sans a single Dodgers position player?
Best get prepared. There will be no Matt Kemp or Andre Ethier on the team this season, nor does it appear there will be any other everyday Dodgers player.
The Dodgers probably...
| Jun 16, 2013
| 10:39 AM
PITTSBURGH — Manager Don Mattingly said he expects Yasiel Puig to remain in the major leagues for the remainder of the season.
Even when Matt Kemp and Carl Crawford return from the disabled list, Mattingly thinks there will continue to be enough...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 9:00 PM
Skip Schumaker doesn’t look like a guy who would try to steal the spotlight. A guy who would photo bomb that nice picture of Hyun-Jin Ryu and Shin-Soo Choo’s big moment.
But there he was, playing only because Carl Crawford was sick, and...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 5:15 PM
Say this for the Dodgers, they may not win a lot, but when they do, they tend to make it interesting.
They seemed all set to win a routine game Saturday -- getting great starting pitching, a spurt of timely hitting and even a game-saving defensive...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 10:20 PM
WASHINGTON — About month and a half ago, Andre Ethier spoke to Dodgers Manager Don Mattingly and the hitting coaches about how he wasn't making solid contact with the ball.
In that meeting, the group set a modest goal for the then-slumping...