| May 19, 2009
For the last few innings, at least, the New York Mets looked less like a division leader and more like the hapless Mets of the early 1960s.
And the Dodgers took full advantage.
Mark Loretta scored on a throwing error by first baseman Jeremy Reed and the...
| May 24, 2009
DODGER STADIUM -- Torii Hunter, nearly down for the count in the fourth inning, got up off the mat to lead the Angels to a 10-7 victory over the Dodgers today in the Freeway Series finale before a crowd of 54,122 at Dodger Stadium.
The Angels center...
| May 26, 2009
How's this for unexpected?
The Dodgers are averaging more runs per game since Manny Ramirez's suspension than they were before it.
OK, so the numbers are skewed because of the Dodgers' 16-6 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Monday at Coors Field....
| May 30, 2009
The Cubs beat the Dodgers 2-1 Friday!
Yes, that is an exclamation point, and yes, it is needed, because this was a very rare victory.
It was the first time since Sept. 11 that the Cubs won a game while scoring fewer than four runs, which wouldn't seem...
| Oct 1, 2008
| 8:55 PM
The Cubs brought a heavy hitter to Wrigley Field on Wednesday afternoon, asking the Rev. James L. Greanias, a Greek Orthodox priest from St. Iakovos Church in Valparaiso, Ind., to spread holy water around the dugout to remove an alleged curse that has...
| Jun 5, 2006
If the Dodgers stay in contention all summer -- and perhaps even if they do not -- they appear headed for a franchise attendance record.
The Dodgers set the record when they drew 3,608,881 in 1982 and came close to breaking it last year, when they sold...
| May 26, 2008
| 8:57 PM
After Ryan Dempster loaded the bases with a one-run lead and one out in the sixth inning of Monday's game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, a quick glance over his right shoulder revealed no one was warming up in the bullpen.
While Dempster had already...
| Jun 5, 2008
| 11:06 PM
Kerry Wood did his Wild Thing imitation Thursday night at Dodger Stadium, loading the bases in the bottom of the ninth before striking out Matt Kemp on a 95 m.p.h. fastball to preserve a 5-4 win over Los Angeles.
"Exciting game," manager Lou Pniella...
| Jun 6, 2008
| 11:00 PM
Sean Gallagher is still learning on the job in his rookie season, trying to let the advice of his teammates sink in while going through a few growing pains.
While Gallagher pitched five strong innings on Friday night against Los Angeles, a few walks...
| Jun 7, 2008
| 8:10 PM
Lou Piniella was on the mound making a pitching change Saturday at Dodger Stadium when he heard a roar coming from the first base side.
"I heard all this commotion and I thought there was a wave going on," the Cubs manager said. "But there was no wave."...
| Jun 24, 2008
| 10:47 PM
Mark Buehrle is steadily bringing back memories of a pleasant past and not the road miseries the White Sox have endured recently.
Buehrle scattered six hits over eight innings Tuesday night to beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 6-1 and snap the Sox's nine-game...
| Sep 20, 2009
| 8:21 AM
LOS ANGELES -- As he strolled to the bullpen for his pregame warmup, Brad Penny, who left the Dodgers on poor terms after last season, was roundly booed by the fans who arrived early at Dodger Stadium.
But that was nothing compared with the ugly...