| Jun 20, 2009
ANAHEIM -- Juan Rivera is about as unassuming a guy as there is in baseball, a player who walks and talks softly and carries an occasionally big stick.
So it seemed out of character for the Angels' left fielder to stand at the plate and admire his...
| Jun 21, 2009
The Angels had their chances for a comeback in the eighth and ninth innings Sunday, but the Dodgers were able to stay out of reach for a 5-3 victory Sunday evening at Angel Stadium.
The Dodgers won their second Freeway Series of the season by handing the...
| Jun 22, 2009
Potential distractions were everywhere for Clayton Kershaw in the fifth inning Sunday.
Kobe Bryant was seated in the first row behind the Dodgers dugout. A fan ran onto the Angel Stadium field and decked a security guard. And, in the most worrisome...
| Jun 23, 2009
| 8:38 PM
CHICAGO -- The circus stopped here too. The Manny Ramirez Experience might have been the talk of Albuquerque, and for that matter Los Angeles, but the rest of the Dodgers had quite a wacky Tuesday evening in Chicago.
Orlando Hudson nearly decapitated the...
| Jun 25, 2009
The hot topic at U.S. Cellular Field this week, so to speak, has been the disappearance of the White Sox's home advantage that usually comes with warm weather.
File it under "cold case."
Not closed, but certainly cooled off after the Sox pounded 13...
| Jun 25, 2009
CHICAGO -- The Dodgers have come a long way from that August day in 2001, when they fielded a lineup in which the first two batters were McKay Christensen and Hiram Bocachica.
The Dodgers haven't hit too many bumps this season, but they stumbled upon...
| Jun 26, 2009
CHICAGO -- Here come the San Francisco Giants.
Here comes Manny.
The Dodgers will play that hand, happily.
The Dodgers just lost their first series in a month, after the Chicago White Sox beat them for the second consecutive day, this time by a 6-5...
| Jun 26, 2009
Andre Ethier had his first three-homer game and drove in a career-high six runs to lead the Los Angeles Dodgers to an 8-2 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Friday night.
Ethier gave the Dodgers a 3-0 lead in the second, driving a 1-1 pitch from...
| Jun 28, 2009
| 4:12 PM
Jose Lopez had three hits including a two-run double, Adrian Beltre singled home a run in his last game before undergoing shoulder surgery, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-2 on Sunday.
Lopez, in his fourth game back with the...
| Jun 29, 2009
As everyone speculates about how the Dodgers will perform when Manny Ramirez returns this week, there's the more pressing concern about the Dodgers' play right now.
Despite clinging to the major leagues' best record, the Dodgers have lost four of five...
| Jun 30, 2009
LOS ANGELES -- Andre Ethier hit another walk-off home run -- this one in the 13th inning -- to lift the Dodgers past the Colorado Rockies, 4-2, Monday night at Dodger Stadium.
Ethier's blast off Colorado reliever Joel Peralta on a 1-2 pitch came after...
| Jul 5, 2009
| 3:09 PM
Albert Pujols will be in a familiar spot when St. Louis hosts the 80th All-Star game. Boston knuckleballer Tim Wakefield is headed for a brand new situation.
Pujols was the leading vote-getter in balloting for the Midsummer Classic announced Sunday by...