| Jun 1, 2014
| 10:52 PM
For the second consecutive year, the Dodgers are 71/2 games out of first place after the first game of June.
It all worked out just fine last year, of course. But, on the first day of June 2013, Yasiel Puig was two days from his major league debut,...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 11:06 PM
AT THE PLATE: The Dodgers turned two White Sox errors into five runs in the sixth inning. Clayton Kershaw scored on an error by third baseman Conor Gillaspie for the Dodgers' first run. Adrian Gonzalez tied the game, 2-2, with a two-out infield hit that...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 11:14 PM
AT THE PLATE: White Sox starter Hector Noesi hadn't won a game in more than two years, but the Dodgers made him look like Juan Marichal. Noesi, a 27-year-old right-hander with a 4-19 career record before Tuesday, ended a personal 14-game losing streak,...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 10:20 PM
And so it’s come to this: The Dodgers lost Tuesday to a pitcher who was on his third different team this season, and 0-14 in his last 39 appearances (18 starts).
It mattered not one bit.
The Dodgers’ mighty offense went with barely a...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 10:25 PM
Recently, if the Dodgers are scoring runs, it’s because Dee Gordon and Yasiel Puig are getting on base and making things happen. Besides those two, the team's offense has been absolutely listless.
On Wednesday, Gordon and Puig held to form, but...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 8:46 PM
KEY MOMENT: As Matt Kemp and Scott Van Slyke walked to the outfield in the middle of the fifth inning, lightning struck near Coors Field. Both players were admittedly spooked. "I'm from Oklahoma, man," Kemp said. "You see lightning, you go inside. We won'...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 7:46 PM
Nobody really wanted him. The Dodgers had seemingly given up on Scott Van Slyke in the 2012 off-season, designating him for assignment. Every other team in baseball took a pass. Every team.
So after he cleared waivers the Dodgers brought him back and...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 9:00 PM
KEY MOMENT: Scott Van Slyke already had hit one home run against left-hander Tony Cingrani when, in the fifth inning, Van Slyke came up with two on and two out. The Reds had right-hander Logan Ondrusek warming up, but they stuck with Cingrani. He gave...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 9:57 PM
The Oakland Athletics' starting rotation boasted the best earned-run average in the American League. No matter. The A's just traded for two starting pitchers.
The Dodgers' starting rotation boasts the best ERA in the National League. No matter. The...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 11:09 PM
ON THE MOUND: Clayton Kershaw appears to be rounding into form. The two-time Cy Young Award winner won his third consecutive start by limiting the Diamondbacks to one run and eight hits over seven innings. The last time Kershaw's ERA was under 3.00 was...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 9:56 PM
Hey, hockey season’s over. So guess who’s hinting at a fresh alternative?
The Dodgers are quietly starting to act like they want to offer an interesting season of their own, albeit without all the double overtime and Game 7 victories....
| Jul 10, 2014
| 10:16 PM
ON THE MOUND: Clayton Kershaw's scoreless streak ended at 41 innings on a sixth-inning solo home run by Chase Headley, but the Dodgers ace was otherwise nearly flawless in a complete-game victory. Kershaw won his eighth consecutive start by limiting the...