| Oct 5, 2013
| 6:20 PM
There’s what they say and what they do, and then somewhere is the truth.
Which is where you’re kinda left after the Dodgers tried to explain away Hyun-Jin Ryu throwing an odd bullpen session Friday in Atlanta while Manager Don Mattingly,...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 12:48 PM
That’s a postseason roster, not that it made Jerry Hairston Jr. or Brandon League feel any better.
That’s a roster that took into consideration that games can be managed differently in the playoffs, when moves are designed for the...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 10:39 PM
The Dodgers assured themselves of a playoff berth 10 days ago. They know they're going to open on the road, on Thursday, and they've even narrowed their possible opponent down to two teams — St. Louis or Atlanta.
Now all they have to do is make...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 5:51 PM
One inning doesn’t figure to change much in the Dodgers’ overall postseason plans. Still, that was a pretty interesting inning left-hander Chris Capuano threw Friday night.
Pitching for the first time since Sept. 6 when he suffered a mild...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 6:05 PM
The Dodgers are going the Matt Kemp rehab route with Andre Ethier’s ankle injury.
Ethier has returned to the team’s training facility in Phoenix so he can continue hitting against live pitching while the team crosses its fingers and hopes...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 1:20 PM
Five games left and what do the Dodgers have to play for?
Not a lot, really. The one carrot left is now dangling so far away it’s almost faded from view. Home-field advantage was supposed to be the charge this final week, but that’s almost...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 12:34 PM
It’s a numbers game now for every team now casting an eye on the playoffs.
Tough decisions await all teams, but perhaps none will be as difficult as those facing the Dodgers.
Only 25 players will open the playoffs, games unlike those in the...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 1:17 PM
Ah, come on, just one more pina colada. Don’t skimp on the rum. And while you’re there, give the hammock a gentle shove. I prefer it when it sways.
Really, no more vacation? The second half calls and the Dodgers demand a certain attention? ...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 7:55 PM
Everyone else in the National League West just quit right now.
The Dodgers clearly have been possessed, and why would you want to mess with forces you cannot understand?
The first-place Dodgers continued their astounding turnaround Tuesday, overcoming...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 12:59 PM
Meanwhile, back from Panic City …
How ’bout that Edinson Volquez?
Now whatever you may think of Volquez or the way he wears his hat or his 6.01 earned-run average this season before being released by the Padres, he was actually pretty...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 7:29 PM
Turns out Hanley Ramirez is afraid of needles.
"When I was a kid I used to be sick all the time," Ramirez said Saturday. "They used to put a lot of needles in my body, so I just got afraid."
Lately, the Dodgers shortstop has been forced to confront...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 11:16 PM
On a night when shortstop Hanley Ramirez left the game with hamstring tightness, the Dodgers managed to put together at least one highlight.
Adrian Gonzalez lined a single into center in the 10th inning Thursday to lift the Dodgers to a 3-2 victory...