| Jun 22, 2013
| 8:53 PM
SAN DIEGO — When the front office last rallied around Manager Don Mattingly, the Dodgers were seven games under .500. Another month has passed, and the last-place Dodgers have fallen 11 games under .500.
The Dodgers have played no better, but...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 4:17 PM
All good things come those who wait. And wait.
The Dodgers thought they had assembled an impressive lineup for 2013 to support a top pitching staff, yet through almost half of the season, the offense has been a humongous disappointment. Runs were hard...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 7:11 PM
And then there was the other side. Not the dark side, the one full of light. Or at least timely hitting, great defense and sterling starting pitching. The team the Dodgers thought they would be.
After losing the afternoon game and looking bad in the...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 4:45 PM
How many players on the Dodgers and Arizona Diamondbacks will be suspended in the wake of Tuesday's brawl at Dodger Stadium?
We'll have to wait until Friday to find out. Although Major League Baseball had been expected to announce fines and...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 4:10 PM
Will we ever see the Giants coming?
The team Brian Sabean and Bruce Bochy put together since saying goodbye to Barry Bonds is the only National League team to win the World Series twice within three seasons since the Big Red Machine, yet the Giants...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 10:30 PM
USGA Golf--U.S. Open Championship, 11 a.m. (NBC)
Auto Racing--Drag Racing, NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals, Part I, same-day tape, Noon (ESPN2), Part II, same-day tape, 10 p.m. (ESPN2); NASCAR Sprint Cup, Quicken Loans 400, Noon...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 9:30 AM
In all the pandemonium of the Dodgers-Diamondbacks seventh-inning brawl Tuesday night, it was hard to tell exactly who landed a punch on whom. Lucky for us, there’s video replay (complete with Vin Scully live play-by-play: “No sense in calling...
| Feb 18, 2013
— Shortly after noon Sunday, a black SUV pulled up at the front door of Camelback Ranch amid the breathless aura of a royal homecoming.
Two Dodgers employees were waiting on the curb. Several others were staring out from inside the main building....
| May 24, 2013
| 10:15 PM
Seems it was a bad night for grit and fight.
Certainly Friday didn’t offer much for left-hander Chris Capuano, or for Dodgers news, unless you count another loss. Suppose you have to.
The Dodgers went ever so meekly against the Cardinals and...
| May 24, 2013
| 11:16 PM
Meet Donnie Dark.
The Dodgers embattled manager returned home Friday night with a scowl the size of a block of empty seats in the reserved section. He conducted his pregame news conference with a tight jaw and a thin stare. For 30 surreal minutes, the...
| May 25, 2013
| 8:25 AM
Get blanked, 7-0, and manage only three hits like the Dodgers did on Friday night, and maybe you think Manager Don Mattingly’s team was completely devoid of his desired true grit.
Not so. It was there in plain sight in the sixth inning when...
| May 12, 2013
| 4:10 PM
The Dodgers are rolling now. Hey, when you’re coming off an eight-game losing streak, you embrace anything resembling positive momentum.
That ripple of momentum arrived on a warm Sunday afternoon when the Dodgers downed the Miami Marlins, 5-3,...