| Jun 16, 2014
| 10:57 PM
Just when doubts about his ability to hit were resurfacing, Dee Gordon did something Monday night that no other player on the Dodgers can do.
Had it happened in Little League, Gordon would have been credited with an inside-the-park home run in the third...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 10:43 PM
Apparently it’s difficult to slump too long these days, if you happen to be the Blue Comet or the Blue Blur or the Big Blue Whatever.
Safe to say, Dee Gordon is fast. And as they love to say in sports, you can’t teach speed.
| Jun 15, 2014
| 8:45 AM
Shh, it might be best not to say this out loud — it sounds so foreign — but the Dodgers currently are not giving games away.
They have not committed an error in their past seven consecutive games, which modest as it may seem is a season-best...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 8:51 PM
Sometimes experiments can come back to haunt. You could ask Dr. Frankenstein about his monster, or maybe Donald Sterling about his Anderson Cooper interview.
The Dodgers did their share of experimenting last season, attempting to give pitchers discarded...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 10:14 PM
LOS ANGELES -- Clayton Kershaw tossed his first career no-hitter, and the Los Angeles Dodgers pounded the Colorado Rockies 8-0 Wednesday night at Dodger Stadium.
Kershaw (7-2) struck out a career-high 15 and issued no walks in his 107-pitch outing. He...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 11:04 PM
KEY MOMENT: Closer Kenley Jansen inherited a 5-3 lead, only to give up three runs in the bottom of the ninth inning in a walk-off victory for the Padres. Carlos Quentin and Will Venable hit consecutive run-scoring doubles. Venable reached third base on...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 4:23 PM
Chase Utley leads National League second basemen in balloting for the 2014 MLB All-Star Game. (Bill Streicher/USA TODAY Sports) Major League Baseball updated the National League balloting totals Monday for the 2014 All-Star Game and Phillies second...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 4:53 PM
The state of baseball is strong.
The state of baseball is California.
Never have four of the state's five major league teams qualified for the playoffs in the same year. But this could be the most golden of Octobers in the Golden State.
| Jun 21, 2014
| 10:50 PM
AT THE PLATE: Hanley Ramirez drove in two runs, the first on a third-inning sacrifice fly and second on a fifth-inning single. Ramirez, who has 29 runs batted in over his last 34 games, extended his hitting streak to eight games with a first-inning...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 4:09 PM
It’s a dangerous life the Dodgers are leading.
In all three games in San Diego over the weekend, they jumped out to an early lead. And then played like they were all satisfied, failing to truly extend their lead.
Which just allowed a Padres team...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 10:02 PM
ON THE MOUND: Hyun-Jin Ryu won for the sixth time in his last eight starts, limiting the Padres to one run and four hits in six innings. Ryu retired the first nine batters he faced. The run he gave up came in the sixth inning, when he gave up doubles to...
| 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,...