| Sep 1, 2013
| 7:24 PM
Nothing seems to go wrong for the Dodgers these days. They play. They win. They count down toward the National League West championship.
But, for one scary moment Sunday, they had visions of disaster.
Not only had Zack Greinke decided the time was...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 7:20 PM
Pitching wins. Especially in the playoffs.
That's one of those baseball adages, like the infield fly rule, that everyone simply accepts but no one has really proved.
"There's no question pitching's at a premium because every team in the postseason has...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 5:33 PM
The Dodgers could have a huge playoff edge, and it has nothing to do with home field.
With one month to play, the National League playoff field looks like this: The Dodgers as NL West champions, the Atlanta Braves as NL East champions, and the...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 10:54 AM
The Dodgers had won 10 straight and 42 of their previous 50 games before losing 3-2 to the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday. Writers from around Tribune Co. discuss whether the Dodgers should be concerned that they might be peaking too early. Join the...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 7:23 PM
So that wasn’t fair. The Dodgers, baseball’s current world-beaters, took on the walking dead known as the Philadelphia Phillies.
The results were predictable, the Dodgers using the pitching of Zack Greinke and the hitting of Hanley Ramirez...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 5:04 PM
This is, of course, some kind of otherworldly run the Dodgers are experiencing. Near-historic stuff.
According to research by Retrosheet’s David Smith, since 1901 the Dodgers are only the third team to be 12 games under .500 (or worse) and then...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 11:19 PM
Clayton Kershaw won't pitch against the Boston Red Sox this weekend. Zack Greinke won't, either.
The way the Dodgers are playing these days, it might not matter.
Behind eight innings from starting pitcher Ricky Nolasco and a two-run home run by Hanley...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 8:11 PM
This might be the comeback of the year.
Not Zack Greinke, coming back from losing his unsolicited wrestling match with Carlos Quentin. Not Hanley Ramirez, coming back from two injuries that occurred on virtually the same dirt spot in San Francisco,...
| Aug 25, 2013
| 8:24 PM
All the chowder heads must be very confused. The Los Angeles Dodgers, baseball’s newest super team?
They looked pretty mortal to the Boston Red Sox over the weekend, and certainly pretty beatable.
In a battle of first-place teams, the Red Sox...
| 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 11, 2013
| 12:10 AM
And in the 14th inning, the Dodgers' bats finally broke through.
Hanley Ramirez crushed the first pitch he saw from Josh Collmenter 15 rows into the right-field stands at Chase Field to break a five-inning deadlock. A.J. Ellis followed with a solo...