| Nov 13, 2013
| 5:52 PM
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Teams are waiting for Masahiro Tanaka to become available, but there is a growing sense at the meetings of major league general managers that the Japanese right-hander will be a Dodger.
An executive of a rival team recalled his interest...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 5:30 AM
ATLANTA — The Dodgers will begin the 2013 playoffs against the Atlanta Braves here Thursday, but their most difficult postseason opponent has already shown up.
It came swaggering into their clubhouse bearing sordid histories and fresh doubts. It...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 4:50 PM
The Braves couldn’t wait one day before playing the oldest and most tired of sporting clichés -- nobody loves us!
Nobody thought we could do this! Nobody picked us to win! Nobody thought we could pick matching socks!
It’s tiresome at the...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 9:38 PM
Good news, there’s good news to be found on the Dodgers: Zack Greinke looked sharp in his final start of the regular season.
Bad news, yeah, some of that too. A little too much perhaps.
Despite Greinke’s strong outing, the Dodgers fell...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 5:51 PM
One inning doesn’t figure to change much in the Dodgers’ overall postseason plans. Still, that was a pretty interesting inning left-hander Chris Capuano threw Friday night.
Pitching for the first time since Sept. 6 when he suffered a mild...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 8:37 PM
When the Dodgers play the first two games of the playoffs next week, they will ask shortstop Hanley Ramirez to do something he has not done in two weeks: start on consecutive days.
Ramirez, the Dodgers' cleanup hitter, has played in barely half the...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 6:20 PM
A dozen Dodgers became free agents Thursday, including second baseman Mark Ellis, whose $5.75-million option for 2014 was declined by the team.
Ellis, 36, was a finalist for the Gold Glove but became expendable when the Dodgers signed Cuban import...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 5:53 PM
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Brian Wilson said he got his World Series ring late Thursday, after one of the weirdest confrontations in baseball history.
After the Dodgers concluded their series in San Francisco on Thursday, as his...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 9:34 PM
While the Dodgers were on their way to dropping a 2-1 decision to the Colorado Rockies in their regular-season finale Sunday at Dodger Stadium, they learned whom they face in the National League division series.
The St. Louis Cardinals secured the...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 10:39 PM
Can you play out the string when you’re up against your historic rival?
Looked that way Tuesday, the Dodgers and San Francisco Giants hooking up in the final week of the season, and not appearing all that inspired.
The Dodgers, still with home-...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The Dodgers need to watch that seventh inning.
It can be a lu-lu.
In the by-the-numbers book late-inning baseball has become, the Dodgers have Brian Wilson to take care of the eighth inning and closer Kenley Jansen for the ninth.
That's the script,...