| Sep 28, 2013
| 5:51 PM
One inning doesn’t figure to change much in the Dodgers’ overall postseason plans. Still, that was a pretty interesting inning left-hander Chris Capuano threw Friday night.
Pitching for the first time since Sept. 6 when he suffered a mild...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 12:34 PM
It’s a numbers game now for every team now casting an eye on the playoffs.
Tough decisions await all teams, but perhaps none will be as difficult as those facing the Dodgers.
Only 25 players will open the playoffs, games unlike those in the...
| 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 21, 2013
| 8:30 PM
Tuneups, that’s where the Dodgers are at. Fine tuning, healing, getting any bugs out before they start the postseason.
Not a bad start Saturday in their 4-0 victory over the Padres in San Diego.
If Clayton Kershaw was any more finely tuned he&...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 12:06 PM
Ronald Belisario, man of mystery.
He's one the Dodgers would like to figure out before October hits, but good luck with that. Belisario is either very good or very bad. He is seldom anything in between.
And right now he is awful. The worst he’...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 9:34 PM
While the Dodgers were on their way to dropping a 2-1 decision to the Colorado Rockies in their regular-season finale Sunday at Dodger Stadium, they learned whom they face in the National League division series.
The St. Louis Cardinals secured the...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 11:32 PM
This was supposed to be Clayton Kershaw's night. It turned into Juan Uribe's.
Uribe launched an eighth-inning offering by David Carpenter high into the October sky, sending the Dodgers to 4-3 victory over the Atlanta Braves and to the National League...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 6:30 AM
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.
| Oct 8, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The Dodgers need to watch that seventh inning.
It can be a lu-lu.
In the by-the-numbers book late-inning baseball has become, the Dodgers have Brian Wilson to take care of the eighth inning and closer Kenley Jansen for the ninth.
That's the script,...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 8:29 PM
Momentum is a one-game deal in the playoffs, and as high as the Dodgers were feeling Monday, they were as low after Tuesday.
The Dodgers fell, 4-2, to the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 4 of the National League Championship Series, leaving them down...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 8:45 PM
ATLANTA — Dee Gordon was adamant: When he attempted to steal second base in the ninth inning of the Dodgers' 4-3 defeat to the Atlanta Braves Friday night, he was safe.
"I'm not going to harp on what he called, but I thought I was safe," Gordon...