| Aug 20, 2013
| 7:47 PM
Clearly, Yasiel Puig is not going to do anything in typical fashion. Not his throws, not his baserunning and not being sent to the doghouse. Dramatics are the order of his day, every day.
Puig was benched prior to Tuesday’s game with the Miami...
| 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.
| Oct 7, 2013
| 4:30 AM
It's called a Ravine, but on this night it was an ocean, thousands of flapping blue towels washing over the visiting Southerners in giant roaring waves of Dodger.
Hanley Ramirez blasting, Carl Crawford tumbling, Chris Capuano dealing, Yasiel Puiging,...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 7:39 PM
Baseball hasn't seen the last of Nelson Cruz.
Or Jhonny Peralta, Everth Cabrera, Alex Rodriguez or any of the other players suspended Monday for using performance-enhancing drugs .
And that's a problem. Because as long as cheating gets you no more...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 11:19 PM
Clayton Kershaw won't pitch against the Boston Red Sox this weekend. Zack Greinke won't, either.
The way the Dodgers are playing these days, it might not matter.
Behind eight innings from starting pitcher Ricky Nolasco and a two-run home run by Hanley...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 8:28 PM
The Dodgers took early batting practice Friday, before their first game since the Benching Heard 'Round the World.
Yasiel Puig, unceremoniously yanked from Wednesday's game by Manager Don Mattingly, was not among the players who chose to participate...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 9:54 PM
The Dodgers have won in a lot of different ways this season, but they haven't specialized in come-from-behind victories.
Before Saturday night, they were 5-38 when trailing after six innings. And there they were in the bottom of the seventh inning,...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 8:21 PM
DENVER — If Michael Young is to be believed, his childhood idol was Don Mattingly.
"It's not going to get him in the lineup any faster," Mattingly said, jokingly.
Smiling, Mattingly added, "We'll see what he says when the season's over."...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 6:42 PM
One moment the Dodgers are practically tripping over starting pitchers, the next they’re about to send out a call to arms.
Chris Capuano joined Hyun-Jin Ryu on the sideline Friday when he came out in the second inning in Cincinnati with what the...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 7:23 PM
When the Dodgers take the early lead, they normally win.
Trouble was, little about Friday seemed normal to the Dodgers, except perhaps Hanley Ramirez hitting another home run.
But after Ramirez hit his two-run homer in the first inning, the Dodgers...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 9:59 PM
CINCINNATI — The Dodgers began the weekend with the second-largest division lead in baseball. Their opponents, the Cincinnati Reds, started Friday with a seven-game advantage in the race for the National League's final wild-card playoff berth.