| 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...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 7:21 PM
Perhaps you recall, I love Brian Wilson. Alas, the one whose music helped form the backdrop to my youth, not the quirky one who used to close for the San Francisco Giants.
Only now in a move so fantastical it somehow fits, Wilson has signed a contract...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 9:30 PM
As the Dodgers sprint toward the postseason, their president still can't forget the guy who stopped running.
It was the eighth inning of Game 7 of the 1991 World Series. Stan Kasten's Atlanta Braves were locked in a scoreless tie with the host Minnesota...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 11:21 PM
It was a battle between two of baseball's biggest mystiques, and royalty was everywhere.
The New York Yankees descended upon Chavez Ravine on Tuesday night for a game that had Dodgers Chairman Mark Walter bouncing around behind the batting cage like the...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 10:38 PM
Uncertain whether they could deal for a late-inning reliever before the nonwaiver trade deadline Wednesday, the Dodgers turned to the free-agent market and signed longtime rival Brian Wilson.
Wilson, a former World Series hero and All-Star closer with...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 8:28 PM
ST. LOUIS — The Dodgers might have dodged a bullet.
Fearful that shortstop Hanley Ramirez might be lost to the disabled list because of a shoulder injury, or even lost for the season, the Dodgers indicated Monday that perhaps neither will happen....
| Aug 14, 2013
| 6:06 PM
Brian Wilson is coming, Brian Wilson is coming!
When exactly, the Dodgers weren’t ready to say. Don Mattingly tap-danced like Gregory Hines when asked what was next for the reliever.
He’s ready or not ready? Will he make his next...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 11:07 PM
The defeats over the previous two days felt like something from the distant past. Zack Greinke was pitching, which these days equates to an automatic victory for the Dodgers.
With Greinke taking a shutout into the ninth inning, the Dodgers won their...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 3:29 PM
And you thought the Dodgers’ season was already crazy.
Things became even a bit wackier Monday when the Dodgers activated eccentric reliever Brian Wilson and added him to their 25-man roster.
The Dodgers elected to at least temporarily go with...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 7:48 PM
Brian Wilson needed only eight pitches to retire the side in order Wednesday in his rehabilitation start for the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes.
Wilson, the colorful, bearded closer who finished the San Francisco Giants’ 2010 World Series championship...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 5:04 PM
The telephone is ringing again, and Shelley Scebbi, office manager for the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes, knows precisely what to say.
"Yes, Brian Wilson is scheduled to pitch here this evening," Scebbi tells the caller. "The special tonight is to see a major...