| Jul 20, 2009
LOS ANGELES -- A cursory look at the box score would indicate that Matt Kemp was a one-man wrecking crew Sunday, scoring all four runs in the Dodgers' 4-3 win over the Houston Astros.
That included Kemp's solo home run in the eighth inning that...
| Jul 21, 2009
LOS ANGELES -- Dodgers Manager Joe Torre said this spring that what happened Monday night might never happen. General Manager Ned Colletti said the same.
But there was Jason Schmidt, pitching in his first major league game in more than two years....
| Jul 23, 2009
LOS ANGELES -- Dodger Stadium was probably never louder this season.
But the roar of the capacity crowd turned into something that pierced eardrums the moment Manny Ramirez drove the only pitch thrown to him on Wednesday night and sent it screaming...
| Jul 24, 2009
LOS ANGELES -- The chills were pure Gibson.
The breathlessness was all Finley.
In the history of the Dodgers' Hollywood homers, the blast was a little bit of each, lacking the history but equaling the histrionics.
Said Dodgers team historian Mark...
| Apr 3, 2009
| 9:21 PM
NATIONAL LEAGUE WEST
LOS ANGELES DODGERS (84-78, 1st)
MANAGER: Joe Torre (2nd season) PAYROLL: $92 million
X-FACTOR: If Rafael Furcal's back cooperates, he should be the energizer at the top of the lineup he's always been.
BEST CASE: Manny Ramirez...
| Oct 13, 2008
LOS ANGELES (AP) _ Tired of getting brushed back in the NL championship series, Manny Ramirez and the Los Angeles Dodgers came out ready to fight their way back against Philadelphia.
Blake DeWitt's bases-loaded triple off Jamie Moyer capped a five-run...
| Mar 2, 2009
With the World Baseball Classic kicking off on March 5th it is time to get ready for some baseball. I think the WBC is a good idea with a horrible plan. Don't play it in March when guys are trying to build up arm strength and work on timing. That...
| Oct 7, 2008
LOS ANGELES -- For the first time in two decades, the Dodgers popped champagne corks in October.
With a 3-1 victory over the Chicago Cubs in Game 3 of their National League division series Saturday night at Dodger Stadium, the Dodgers completed a three-...
| Oct 14, 2008
ELYSIAN PARK-- The Dodgers revived their World Series hopes Sunday night by defeating the Phillies, 7-2, in Game 3 of the National League Championship Series at Dodger Stadium, thanks largely to a five-run first inning.
The win, which included a near-...
| Sep 14, 2009
| 2:07 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- The season is winding down, which means the Dodgers are moving ever closer to securing the right to play in October.
It also means that Chad Billingsley doesn't have much time left to straighten himself out and, assuming the Dodgers don'...
| Sep 19, 2009
| 9:22 AM
If there was any benefit of being down by a couple runs with two innings to play, it was that it afforded the Dodgers the chance to call Chad Billingsley out of the bullpen for some on-field therapy to reshape his dented confidence.
So much for that...
| 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...