| May 18, 2013
| 2:27 PM
The Dodgers have bullpen problems and hitting with runners in scoring position problems and health in the rotation problems.
And one other little thing: They’re a lousy defensive team.
This defensive trouble might come as a surprise. All three...
| 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 12, 2013
| 8:25 AM
It’s not so much that they’re making it up as they go with Adrian Gonzalez, as they are constantly ready to adjust on the fly.
When you have nine players on the disabled list as the Dodgers do, including starters Hanley Ramirez and Mark...
| May 2, 2013
| 6:40 AM
Now this seems an experiment worth undertaking:
Dee Gordon, second baseman.
For the last two days, Gordon has been taking pregame grounders for the Albuquerque Isotopes at second base.
This is not because second baseman Mark Ellis is more...
| May 4, 2013
| 12:35 AM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Hanley Ramirez hobbled to his locker. Adrian Gonzalez walked out of the clubhouse clutching a neck brace.
Those were the defining images for the Dodgers on Friday, more so than the shuffle off the field after Buster Posey hit the walk-...
| May 4, 2013
| 1:32 PM
The Dodgers are long past making the kind of roster moves they’d like to make, so here comes Dee Gordon.
It is not a very attractive development, but the kind a team is forced to make when they’re asking for a show of hands of the healthy...
| Mar 10, 2013
| 5:00 PM
PHOENIX — We might picture Mark Ellis' 2012 Dodgers season as a smooth road, with giant bumps at each end.
The statistics mostly reflect the smooth part.
The veteran second baseman, as reliable as your garage door opener, hit .258, with 62...
| Oct 4, 2012
This column is dedicated to the 42,473 who were at Dodger Stadium on Tuesday night when the flame finally flickered out. You missed out.
Yes, we couch potatoes saw you, squirming and grimacing and putting your hands over your eyes as the drama churned...
| 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...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 4:45 PM
There are many accents in the rich and diverse Dodgers clubhouse this spring. There are a babel of twangs and tones from the Far East to western Australia, from the Dominican Republic to Defiance, Ohio.
But, make no mistake, there is only one voice....
| Oct 3, 2012
They had their chance. For one prolonged, precious moment Tuesday night, the Dodgers had complete control of this crazy race for the National League's second wild card.
The St. Louis Cardinals had just lost. The Dodgers needed only to win to push their...