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  • Dodgers Manager Don Mattingly faces tough choices for playoff roster

    Dodgers Manager Don Mattingly faces tough choices for playoff roster
    If Yasiel Puig, Andre Ethier, Carl Crawford and Matt Kemp are all healthy, who would be the Dodgers' starting outfielders? The only time Don Mattingly has had to answer the question was on July 5, the one day this season all four outfielders were...
  • Report: Clayton Kershaw, Dodgers 'making progress' on new deal

    Report: Clayton Kershaw, Dodgers 'making progress' on new deal
    PITTSBURGH -- The last we heard anything about Clayton Kershaw’s potential contract extension, it was shortly after opening day, when The Times reported that nothing was imminent. Well, it looks as if Kershaw and the Dodgers are moving toward a...
  • Dodgers take a chance, sign longtime rival reliever Brian Wilson

    Dodgers take a chance, sign longtime rival reliever Brian Wilson
    Uncertain whether they could deal for a late-inning reliever before the nonwaiver trade deadline Wednesday, the Dodgers turned to the free-agent market and signed longtime rival Brian Wilson. Wilson, a former World Series hero and All-Star closer with...
  • Michael Young supplies qualities that stat sheets can't measure

    Michael Young supplies qualities that stat sheets can't measure
    Josh Hamilton was still getting the hang of being a big leaguer. Hamilton showed up in the majors belatedly but abruptly, after a three-year suspension for drug use and 15 games in the minor leagues. The Cincinnati Reds took a flier on him, and he hit...
  • Brian Wilson signs with Dodgers: Unimaginable and plenty of upside

    Brian Wilson signs with Dodgers: Unimaginable and plenty of upside
    Perhaps you recall, I love Brian Wilson. Alas, the one whose music helped form the backdrop to my youth, not the quirky one who used to close for the San Francisco Giants. Only now in a move so fantastical it somehow fits, Wilson has signed a contract...
  • Plenty of star power in stands, but real show is on field for Dodgers

    Plenty of star power in stands, but real show is on field for Dodgers
    It was a battle between two of baseball's biggest mystiques, and royalty was everywhere. The New York Yankees descended upon Chavez Ravine on Tuesday night for a game that had Dodgers Chairman Mark Walter bouncing around behind the batting cage like the...
  • Without a turnaround, Dodgers could turn to someone other than Don Mattingly

    Without a turnaround, Dodgers could turn to someone other than Don Mattingly
    The new Dodgers owners, it turns out, jazzed up every corner of Dodger Stadium but one. The concourses are brighter, the restrooms cleaner, the entertainment snappier. There's still one area, however, that feels wholly unfinished, an inherited...
  • Baseball isn't Mickey Hatcher's job now, but it's still his life

    Baseball isn't Mickey Hatcher's job now, but it's still his life
    Here it was May, baseball season, and Mickey Hatcher had gone fishing. Something wrong there. Upon his return, the longtime Dodgers player and Angels batting coach had the fishing routine down perfectly. "The day I got there [Mammoth]," he says, "they...
  • After stormy days, skies are blue again for Dodgers and Ned Colletti

    After stormy days, skies are blue again for Dodgers and Ned Colletti
    The chair on which General Manager Ned Colletti sits, night after night, at Dodgers home games, once came with a very high temperature. Now, the hot seat is more like a throne. Colletti has lasted, persevered. He has gone over Niagara Falls in a...
  • Dodgers execs build toward a winning postseason too

    Dodgers execs build toward a winning postseason too
    As the Dodgers sprint toward the postseason, their president still can't forget the guy who stopped running. It was the eighth inning of Game 7 of the 1991 World Series. Stan Kasten's Atlanta Braves were locked in a scoreless tie with the host Minnesota...
  • Gamble of pitching Clayton Kershaw pays off for Dodgers

    Gamble of pitching Clayton Kershaw pays off for Dodgers
    They each lifted their dirt-caked sleeves into the air as if raising an entire city above them. Yasiel Puig shot a line drive into the right-field corner, scampering and sliding into second base, leaping up with a howl, throwing his arms high. Juan...