| Sep 7, 2013
| 6:55 PM
Statistics through Friday’s games. Last week’s rankings in parentheses:
IN A GOLDEN STATE
1. BOSTON Oregon trail: Injured OSU product Ellsbury leads baseball with 52 steals (3)
2. DODGERS Gold rush: Free-spending owners have mined a...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 6:33 PM
He wants it, but not that much. I mean, he would love for it to happen but just tell him the cost.
Because that’s the unknown when you ask Don Mattingly whether it’s important to him the Dodgers finish with the best record in the National...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 10:23 PM
Hello Juan Uribe. Goodbye losing streak.
There are gentle ways to turn around a bad skid and then there are nights like Monday, when led by Uribe’s three solo homers, the Dodgers went the sledge-hammer routine, pounding the Diamondbacks behind a...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 11:27 AM
The Dodgers' stunning last-to-first season could add a remarkable dimension: A team marooned in last place at the start of July could be the first to clinch a playoff berth.
The Dodgers open play Tuesday with a magic number of 8. The Atlanta Braves also...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 11:40 PM
With the Arizona Diamondbacks in town this week, the Dodgers asked the visiting manager to speak about a home run he hit 25 years ago at a Tuesday news conference.
Kirk Gibson's home run in Game 1 of the 1988 World Series is the most famous home run...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 6:42 PM
It wasn’t perfect, but it was pretty close.
Zack Greinke, the Dodgers' $147-million man, threw a two-hit shutout, all while taking a perfect game into the fifth inning for the Dodgers' 17th win in 21 games.
Greinke (8-2) threw only 110 pitches,...
| 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 23, 2013
| 7:55 PM
Everyone else in the National League West just quit right now.
The Dodgers clearly have been possessed, and why would you want to mess with forces you cannot understand?
The first-place Dodgers continued their astounding turnaround Tuesday, overcoming...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 9:00 PM
Skip Schumaker doesn’t look like a guy who would try to steal the spotlight. A guy who would photo bomb that nice picture of Hyun-Jin Ryu and Shin-Soo Choo’s big moment.
But there he was, playing only because Carl Crawford was sick, and...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 10:16 PM
Yawn, another day, another Dodgers’ walk-off victory. Just so routine.
This time, though, it came against the New York Yankees, which at least made Tuesday’s 3-2 victory before a sellout crowd of 52,447 just a tad sweeter.
| Jul 22, 2013
| 11:05 PM
TORONTO — The Dodgers once were 12 games under .500. They once were as many as 9 1/2 games behind the Arizona Diamondbacks and started this month in last place.
Monday night, they moved into first in the National League West.
Hours after their...