| Sep 16, 2013
| 1:30 PM
Former Los Angeles City Councilwoman Rosalind Wyman, who provided support in helping the Brooklyn Dodgers move to the West Coast in 1958, is one of 15 people elected to the Southern California Jewish Sports Hall of Fame.
Others elected include...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 7:29 PM
Turns out Hanley Ramirez is afraid of needles.
"When I was a kid I used to be sick all the time," Ramirez said Saturday. "They used to put a lot of needles in my body, so I just got afraid."
Lately, the Dodgers shortstop has been forced to confront...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 5:00 PM
Lois Peralta's Mustang GT is Dodger blue. That's also the color she paints her toenails for each game.
When the Dodgers lose, she wipes the polish off and starts over. Fresh toenails equal a fresh start for her team.
Ritual is everywhere in baseball...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 3:39 PM
Hanley Ramirez said he will be in the Dodgers' starting lineup Monday despite a fractured rib.
"I'm going to play," Ramirez said after taking batting practice.
Ramirez said he reported to Dodger Stadium around 11 a.m. — six hours before game...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 7:43 PM
Clay Buchholz (10-0) gave up three hits and struck out six batters over five innings in his first start since early June and the American League East-leading Boston Red Sox beat the Tampa Bay Rays, 2-0, Tuesday night.
Buchholz, sidelined because of a...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 1:13 PM
Marlins right-hander Henderson Alvarez, a 23-year-old Venezuelan in his third major league season, pitched the third no-hitter of the season in a thrilling 1-0 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Sunday in Miami.
Alvarez was in the on-deck circle in...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 4:36 PM
The Toronto Blue Jays are baseball's most disappointing team. Their general manager will return next season.
The Philadelphia Phillies doubled down on expensive contracts for older players, then produced their worst season in 13 years. Their general...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 5:39 PM
Coco Crisp hit a three-run home run, Daric Barton and Jed Lowrie each had a solo shot and the Oakland Athletics wrapped up their second American League West title in a row even before overpowering the Minnesota Twins, 11-7, Sunday.
The A's clinched...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 11:09 PM
Hanley Ramirez has waited his entire career to feel what he's feeling now.
"That's it right there," Ramirez said. "That's the feeling."
Two months in advance, Ramirez has been offered a glimpse of what it's like to play October baseball. If what he...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 10:00 PM
After Ian Kennedy hit Yasiel Puig and Zack Greinke with pitches above the shoulder, sparking a brawl in the Dodgers 5-3 win over the Diamondbacks on June 11, catcher Tim Federowicz said the team hoped they would face Kennedy again this season.
| Jul 23, 2013
| 5:08 PM
The Miami Marlins wasted no time in trying to see what young prospects Christian Yelich (Westlake) and Jake Marisnick (Riverside Poly) can do. Both were in the starting lineup on Tuesday against the Rockies after being called up to the major leagues....