| Oct 3, 2013
| 5:30 AM
ATLANTA — The Dodgers will begin the 2013 playoffs against the Atlanta Braves here Thursday, but their most difficult postseason opponent has already shown up.
It came swaggering into their clubhouse bearing sordid histories and fresh doubts. It...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 9:00 PM
Columnists and reporters from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch will be sharing their views with Times readers during the National League Championship Series.
ST. LOUIS — Dodgers Manager Don Mattingly accorded Michael Wacha the supreme postseason...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 6:47 PM
ST. LOUIS — Disney calls them "ear hats." You can buy one in pink or lime, or topped with a tiara or bow tie.
But the traditional hat is all-black, adorned with nothing but the ears that Adrian Gonzalez mimicked the other day. That is only...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 6:54 PM
June at Dodger Stadium has felt like a giant, monthlong party. They may as well name it Yasiel Puig month.
Puig capped off his first calendar month as a Major Leaguer in predictable four-for-five fashion Sunday including a bloop triple, a double and two...
| 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 31, 2013
| 11:04 PM
The view from Magic Johnson's Dodger Stadium office Wednesday was nothing short of idyllic.
The outfield grass never seemed greener, fans were filling the most distant seats on a warm summer day, and the Dodgers were about to end July atop the...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 8:40 AM
ST. LOUIS -- Early in the season, when the Dodgers were slumping badly despite their lofty payroll, Manager Don Mattingly heard in no uncertain terms that his job was in jeopardy.
At one point -- Mattingly couldn't remember the exact day -- he had a...