| 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 11, 2013
ST. LOUIS — One guy has the most famous beard in sports, the other guy is all scraggle and shadow.
One guy has so many colorful tattoos he pitches like a blurred painting, the other guy has never been inked.
One guy wears 00 because nobody...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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 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...
| 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....
| 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...