| Sep 11, 2013
| 5:33 PM
Was going to do all that wizardry that goes into the crafting of fine stories on Kirk Gibson’s nearly 20-minute interview on his historic World Series home run.
But realizing most followers of the team can never get enough of that 1988 moment,...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 11:01 PM
In the wake of Tuesday night's street fight at Chavez Ravine, longtime fan Janet Ochoa sent the Dodgers an email.
"You should be ashamed of yourself for your bench-clearing brawls," it read. "Thanks for ruining what used to be fun family time."
| Sep 7, 2013
| 5:02 PM
Josh Hamilton was still getting the hang of being a big leaguer.
Hamilton showed up in the majors belatedly but abruptly, after a three-year suspension for drug use and 15 games in the minor leagues. The Cincinnati Reds took a flier on him, and he hit...
| Aug 18, 2013
A quarter of a century later, the grown batboy holds up his arm as evidence.
"Just talking about it still gives me goose bumps," Mitch Poole says.
The lost slugger runs his hands through his graying hair.
"Even now, it's hard to believe I was really...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 6:44 PM
WHERE ARE THEY NOW?
Mike Scioscia – Manager of Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.
Franklin Stubbs – Hitting coach, triple-A Albuquerque.
Steve Sax – First-base coach, Arizona Diamondbacks.
Alfredo Griffin – First-base...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 4:22 PM
The straight line from cheater to victim in baseball's drug world is muddied. It shouldn't be, so let's put the boots on and wade in.
John Lackey, the former Angels star pitcher who now toils in Boston with the Red Sox, crossed that bridge a few days...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 12:06 PM
Dodgers Manager Don Mattingly says reliever Brian Wilson will fit right in the clubhouse because it’s full of characters.
Yeah, well, Norman Mailer was a bit of a character but he wasn’t exactly Hunter S. Thompson. The Dodgers are hardly...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 11:55 PM
PHOENIX — Just when the baseball world thought it had seen everything that Yasiel Puig could become, the Dodgers phenom has added yet another tool.
It's not as overwhelming as his bat, or as strong as his arm, but it can be just as powerful...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 1:17 PM
Ah, come on, just one more pina colada. Don’t skimp on the rum. And while you’re there, give the hammock a gentle shove. I prefer it when it sways.
Really, no more vacation? The second half calls and the Dodgers demand a certain attention? ...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 5:00 AM
CLERMONT, Fla. — The ring sits in a black box at the bottom of a tan ostrich-skin briefcase, the contents of which have been unchanged for two decades.
This was Tim Crews' briefcase. It once accompanied him to Dodger Stadium. Now it sits buried in...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 9:19 PM
Better turn up that humidor or something, because the Dodgers are treating Coors Field like it's still baseball’s greatest launching pad.
Wednesday night the Dodgers beat the Colorado Rockies, 10-8, behind 17 hits -- 10 for extra bases,...