| Aug 20, 2013
| 8:34 PM
The message, it seemed, was as powerful as one of his rocket throws, and as painful as each of his reckless blunders.
If Yasiel Puig was going to continue to ignore the Dodgers' coaches, then he would sit next to them.
That's where the increasingly...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 5:53 PM
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Brian Wilson said he got his World Series ring late Thursday, after one of the weirdest confrontations in baseball history.
After the Dodgers concluded their series in San Francisco on Thursday, as his...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 6:12 PM
With barely any competition and TV ratings almost matching last year's historic lows, Bruce Bochy and Major League Baseball reaped what they sowed.
In a low-scoring and boring contest, who wouldn't have wanted to see a Mariano Rivera vs. Yasiel Puig...
| Jun 16, 2013
| 5:00 AM
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...
| 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...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 5:02 PM
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...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 6:45 PM
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...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 9:09 PM
What is usually a raucous beginning feels like an awkward ending.
For the first time in 14 years, when the Lakers open training camp Saturday they will be taking the floor in the middle of a Dodgers town.
The domination of buzz that began with the...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 4:49 PM
Make the rounds in the Dodgers' clubhouse and this becomes clear: The players like Don Mattingly. They really, really like him.
Players smile when they talk about him. They laugh when they share stories about him. They sound proud that he'll be...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 7:48 PM
Brian Wilson needed only eight pitches to retire the side in order Wednesday in his rehabilitation start for the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes.
Wilson, the colorful, bearded closer who finished the San Francisco Giants’ 2010 World Series championship...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 5:04 PM
The telephone is ringing again, and Shelley Scebbi, office manager for the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes, knows precisely what to say.
"Yes, Brian Wilson is scheduled to pitch here this evening," Scebbi tells the caller. "The special tonight is to see a major...