| 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 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...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 10:49 PM
After a five-hour, 14-inning win over the Arizona Diamondbacks, the Dodgers didn’t get home until 4 a.m. Thursday. As a result, Manager Don Mattingly canceled batting practice.
Turns out they didn’t need it anyway, tallying 13 hits in a 6-...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 10:53 PM
What was just another Saturday night game for the Dodgers was something of far greater significance for Hyun-Jin Ryu.
The Dodgers left-hander rarely has had as many eyes on him as he did in this game against the Cincinnati Reds, which marked his first...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 8:22 PM
ST. LOUIS -- A.J. Ellis' three-run home run and Hyun-Jin Ryu's strong pitching led the Dodgers past the St. Louis Cardinals, 5-1, on Thursday night.
The first-place Dodgers won three of the four games against the Cardinals at Busch Stadium, and the...