| Jul 31, 2013
| 6:12 PM
It might be a good thing the Dodgers didn’t shed an outfielder before the trade deadline. Before Wednesday’s game against the Yankees, oft-injured center fielder Matt Kemp was limping around the clubhouse.
He has been on the disabled list...
| 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...
| 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 30, 2013
| 1:15 PM
As the All-Star break approaches and some semblance of health approaches the Dodgers, they are getting less patient with underperforming players.
The Dodgers moved out their third veteran player in three days prior to Sunday’s game, when they...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 9:21 PM
The trading season is here, and the Dodgers are open for business. The modus operandi is the same as last summer: a lot to offer in the way of money, not a lot to offer in the way of prospects.
The Dodgers might have even fewer top prospects available...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 2:18 PM
With the Dodgers on a winning streak and most of their key players healthy, General Manager Ned Colletti sounded upbeat when addressing the state of his team.
“It’s good to see us get guys back,” Colletti said in an interview Friday....
| Mar 18, 2013
| 5:10 PM
PHOENIX — I'm told when you have one of these mini-strokes, your fingers might hit the wrong keys, so my meaning well in a column might come off as something else.
I can't explain the previous 39 years.
I should have known this trip to spring...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 4:45 PM
PHOENIX — Let me tell you about Josh Hamilton's first rocket ship of spring. It isn't a perfect home run. He gets under it a bit more than he would've liked, so it's towering, corpulent, full of cha-cha.
At last sighting, it was in...
| Jun 16, 2013
| 9:58 AM
PITTSBURGH — Clayton Kershaw said Sunday he was upset that news about his contract talks with the Dodgers had leaked out.
“I think the reason we’ve been able to continue discussions for this long is that it’s not been...
| May 23, 2013
| 7:37 PM
I don't know Mark Walter, the Guggenheim guy who runs the Dodgers. We had one phone conversation, and I'd rather talk to Jamie McCourt.
I've written off Stan Kasten as a blowhard, and while I really like Ned Colletti, we have our disagreements.
| May 9, 2013
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...