| Oct 4, 2009
| 6:57 AM
LOS ANGELES The Dodgers' magic number for clinching the NL West is down to zero -- finally.
After a season-worst five-game losing streak, they came through with one game left in the regular season and beat the stubborn Colorado Rockies 5-0 on...
| Oct 7, 2009
Anybody out there want my World Series tickets? For free?
I've got two of them for Game 4, should the Dodgers make it through the playoffs, which begin with today's opener against the St. Louis Cardinals. I'm talking about some pretty good seats too....
| Oct 11, 2009
| 8:15 AM
Reporting from St. Louis -- From the way players embraced each other by the mound to how Manny Ramirez made an early exit from the clubhouse, everything about the Dodgers' postgame celebration had an extremely matter-of-fact feel to it.
What reason was...
| Nov 11, 2009
| 12:41 PM
Shortstop Jimmy Rollins has won his third consecutive NL Gold Glove and Philadelphia Phillies teammate Shane Victorino has won for the second straight time in the outfield.
St. Louis catcher Yadier Molina and San Diego first baseman Adrian Gonzalez...
| Jun 1, 2009
CHICAGO -- Well, that didn't last long.
The Dodgers' emergence from their three-day offensive malaise coincided with Sean Marshall's appearance on the mound, as the team with baseball's best record demonstrated its continued mastery of mediocre...
| Jun 2, 2009
LOS ANGELES -- Hiroki Kuroda was fairly stout -- except for one inning -- in his return to the Dodgers' starting rotation Monday night.
Unfortunately for Kuroda and the Dodgers, Arizona Diamondbacks starter Billy Buckner was even better.
| Jun 3, 2009
LOS ANGELES -- Dodgers Manager Joe Torre spent part of Tuesday afternoon lauding his offense. Which seemed strange when you consider that, in its last four games, that offense had been shut out once, had come within two outs of being shut out another time...
| Jun 5, 2009
What happened to Cole Hamels? From the Dodgers' vantage point, absolutely nothing.
The Dodgers couldn't hit him last October, they couldn't hit him last month in Philadelphia and they certainly couldn't hit him Thursday night at Dodger Stadium, as they...
| Jun 8, 2009
Dodgers pitcher Randy Wolf took the mound against the Philadelphia Phillies with nine no-decisions in his last dozen starts.
But by the time Wolf left the game Sunday, there was little doubt his record would change this time -- for the worse.
| Jun 11, 2009
LOS ANGELES -- Never mind that Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw was in the middle of facing the opposing pitcher.
Manager Joe Torre had seen enough.
With the bases full and a 2-0 count on San Diego Padres starter Kevin Correia, Torre lifted the 21-year-...
| Jun 13, 2009
In the aftermath of their 6-0 loss to the Texas Rangers on Friday night at Rangers Ballpark, the Dodgers didn't look or sound like a team that was shut out for the third time in 12 games.
Except in one place.
That was the manager's office, where the...
| Jun 17, 2009
LOS ANGELES -- It took Joe Torre two teams and six seasons to post his first winning record as a manager. And then just to prove that futility wasn't a fluke, he was back below .500 and out of a job two seasons later.
Sparky Anderson, on the other hand,...