| Oct 11, 2013
| 3:00 AM
The ball soared off left fielder Carl Crawford's bat once, then twice, into the dimming blue sky.
And each time, the home runs conjured a familiar call for listeners of Spanish-language radio, one that has made its way onto Dodgers shirts and blended...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 1:53 PM
The silly swimming pool incident isn't even dry yet and, still, the Arizona Diamondbacks recklessly insist on jumping back into the deep end with the Dodgers.
This time, it's Diamondbacks General Manager Kevin Towers essentially saying that his...
| Sep 22, 2013
Those in the Guggenheim group are heroes in Southern California as the Dodgers defeated Arizona 7-6 to clinch the Western Division title in the National League pennant race Thursday. They promised to bring quality baseball and victory back to Los...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 11:09 PM
Go ahead and order the Floyd Mayweather Jr. fight Saturday. The Dodgers won't be spraying champagne that night.
After a 4-1 defeat to the Arizona Diamondbacks at Dodger Stadium on Wednesday night, the Dodgers' magic number to win the National League...
| 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,...
| 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 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 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 3, 2013
| 6:13 PM
The following are updates on local baseball players at the minor league level.
Christian Bergman (St. Francis High, 2006) starting pitcher, Tulsa Drillers: An outing removed from perhaps his worst start of the season, Bergman put together his best...
| 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...