| Sep 18, 2013
| 11:32 PM
PHOENIX — The quickest, most impressive remodeling job in Los Angeles sports history started with a hammer to the heart.
Shortly after the new Dodgers owners took possession of Frank McCourt's dump in the spring of 2012, they met with the...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 10:37 PM
Long before A.J. Ellis owned the Dodgers’ heart, he felt lucky just to wear a piece of them on his head.
It was the summer of 2003, draft day, and the only two teams that had expressed interest in the Austin Peay senior catcher had already...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 10:35 PM
SAN DIEGO — I swear I'm not giggling as I type this.
But I just talked to Jamie McCourt's attorney and the Screaming Meanie is upset and she's not going to take it anymore.
Now tell me you aren't giggling.
As you know, she's a loser, Frank paying...
| Sep 28, 2012
SAN DIEGO — The other night after the Dodgers lost to the Padres, while the media met with Manager Don Mattingly, screaming could be heard from the nearby coaches' dressing room.
"Passionate" screaming? General Manager Ned Colletti says with a...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Wednesday night's game between the Dodgers and the Padres wasn't held at Dodger Stadium, as scheduled. It took place at Yasiel Puig World.
Disney might try to buy the place and raise ticket prices some more.
Hours before the Cuban overnight...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 4:00 PM
On the third Saturday in January, the thermostats in the quaint river city of Evansville, Ind., read 53 degrees. But in the winter home of Don Mattingly, thetemperature was the same as it has been throughout the off-season, that being quietly boiling....
| May 23, 2013
| 7:37 PM
I don't know Mark Walter, the Guggenheim guy who runs the Dodgers. We had one phone conversation, and I'd rather talk to Jamie McCourt.
I've written off Stan Kasten as a blowhard, and while I really like Ned Colletti, we have our disagreements.
| May 24, 2013
| 11:16 PM
Meet Donnie Dark.
The Dodgers embattled manager returned home Friday night with a scowl the size of a block of empty seats in the reserved section. He conducted his pregame news conference with a tight jaw and a thin stare. For 30 surreal minutes, the...
| Dec 9, 2012
| 7:25 PM
Everyone is going to be quick to praise the Dodgers for spending roughly $208 million on Zack Greinke and a starting pitcher from Korea.
But don't forget the Angels picked up Joe Blanton.
Now the only question remaining is who has assembled the better...
| May 22, 2013
From the moment Don Mattingly made his Dodgers managerial debut in the spring of 2011, he has made it his mission to protect his players.
He shielded them from the distractions of the end of the Frank McCourt era, allowing the talents of Matt Kemp and...
| May 14, 2013
| 10:42 PM
I had never met Mark McGwire before Tuesday night, but I knew of his reputation and the fact he has struck out so far as the Dodgers' hitting coach.
So given the Dodgers' lack of power, I asked, "Is it time to introduce the players to steroids?"...