| May 26, 2014
| 10:56 PM
Before boarding a plane from Philadelphia to Los Angeles, Dodgers Manager Don Mattingly joked with pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu.
Josh Beckett had just pitched a no-hitter for the Dodgers and Ryu was scheduled to face the Cincinnati Reds on Monday night.
| May 29, 2014
| 7:40 AM
Pitchers rave about the way Drew Butera works behind the plate. He came to the Dodgers last season with a reputation as a defensive whiz and quickly everyone could understand why.
Only that’s not to imply he hasn’t had his rough moments....
| May 30, 2014
| 7:35 AM
Does it really seem so much to ask?
A little roll? Stringing a few wins together? Some actual movement in a forward direction?
Right now the Dodgers are kings of treading water, which I guess is swell if you’re on a water polo team but doesn&...
| May 30, 2014
| 4:55 PM
I understand from reading the L.A. Times sports page that Josh Beckett threw a no-hitter followed by Hyun-Jin Ryu's seven innings of a perfect game, but I don't believe it because "If a tree falls in the forest and no one is around to see it...."...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 5:34 PM
SYDNEY, Australia — Even on the other side of the world, the Dodgers have been cast as the villains.
The buildup to their season opener Saturday against the Arizona Diamondbacks is reminiscent of the scenario the Dodgers faced when they played the...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 12:51 PM
So it's time for spring roster stories, our favorite guessing game. This year it’s even more fun, or at least complicated, what with the Dodgers actually looking at three or four different rosters.
But they leave Sunday for Down Under, so time...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 11:52 AM
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Is it really so hard? Australians are always adopting proper speaking inflections to play Americans in movies.
Think Hugh Jackman would have been as convincing a Wolverine if he had used his native Australian...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 10:57 PM
Interesting approach the Dodgers are using to get the new season underway: score early, get terrific starting pitching, hang on.
It has worked in four of their five games and might have worked in all five if Brian Wilson hadn’t come up with a...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 10:43 PM
SYDNEY, Australia -- With left-hander Wade Miley pitching for the Arizona Diamondbacks on opening day, Justin Turner will start in place of Dee Gordon at second base for the Dodgers on Saturday at Sydney Cricket Ground.
Turner bats right-handed and...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 11:07 PM
SAN DIEGO — As Brian Wilson recounted his eighth-inning implosion Sunday, he made certain his failures wouldn't obscure something positive that came out of the Dodgers' 3-1 loss to the San Diego Padres at Petco Park.
Hyun-Jin Ryu was, in Wilson'...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 9:09 PM
The Dodgers are expected to be without catcher A.J. Ellis for at least the next month.
Ellis will have an arthroscopic procedure Tuesday for torn cartilage in his left knee.
Provided the damage to the knee isn’t more extensive than the Dodgers...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 6:55 PM
Dodgers 4, Arizona Diamondbacks 3
AT THE PLATE: Juan Uribe was two for two with a home run and two runs batted in. Alex Guerrero got his first two hits, both bloop singles, the second of which drove in a run. Brendan Harris, formerly of the Angels,...