| Oct 12, 2013
| 8:18 PM
ST. LOUIS — In the shadow of an arch that looks like a noose, the Dodgers were startled awake from their dream season Saturday while gasping for what feels like their last breath.
The memorable remodeling of the last six months has been trashed in...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 10:38 PM
It was taunt and tense. It was a sweaty, nervous little game.
And ultimately, one extremely frustrating game for the Los Angeles Dodgers.
The Dodgers lost the opener of the National League Championship Series, 3-2 in 13 innings, on Friday night when...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 2:57 PM
ST. LOUIS -- Andre Ethier will return to center field for the Dodgers when the National League Championship Series starts Friday in St. Louis.
Ethier will start for the first time since Sept. 13. He has been hampered by discomfort above his left ankle,...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 2:15 PM
Are the Dodgers doing the right thing in starting Clayton Kershaw in Monday night's game? There are pros and cons:
Pro: Get a chance to close out Braves tonight and you can start Zack Greinke and Kershaw in Games 1 and 2 of the NLCS, which begins...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 4:16 PM
Manager Don Mattingly is a circling shark, smelling blood and ready for the kill.
Mattingly felt the best way to kill off the Atlanta Braves now was to go with his best. And his best, Clayton Kershaw, wanted the kill.
So on three days rest for the...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 9:10 PM
The game looked like it wanted to go in dozen different directions all at once, squirming and squealing all over the place, unable to lay claim to anything but a wild ride.
And then the Dodgers suddenly seem to say enough, that they had other things...
| 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 4, 2013
| 10:51 PM
ATLANTA -- Mike Minor slammed his fist into his glove after getting out of a jam with a strikeout. Luis Avilan pumped his arm wildly after escaping another mess with a huge double play. Andrelton Simmons hollered after a neat tag in the ninth.
| Oct 3, 2013
| 5:30 AM
ATLANTA — The Dodgers will begin the 2013 playoffs against the Atlanta Braves here Thursday, but their most difficult postseason opponent has already shown up.
It came swaggering into their clubhouse bearing sordid histories and fresh doubts. It...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 12:34 PM
The Dodgers are going to play the waiting game in announcing their playoff roster -- it’s due by 10 a.m. Thursday -- but at least they’ve gotten around to naming their rotation.
Manager Don Mattingly announced in Atlanta on Wednesday that...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 1:37 PM
Thank you, Miguel Cabrera. You too, Josh Hamilton.
From someone who is voting for the American League Most Valuable Player award, it's really nice to have an easy choice when you write the first name on the ballot — or type it, actually, as the...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 4:24 PM
The Dodgers played Sunday like they had Georgia on their minds.
They played like it was a spring exhibition game, shuttling players in and out of the lineup. They played like it was the final regular-season game of the year and the outcome did not...