| Feb 21, 2014
The Dodgers head into their 57th season in Los Angeles as one of the favorites to win what would be their first World Series title in more than a quarter century.
Many of the components that played an integral role in the team’s National League...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 7:05 PM
Babe Ruth: It's up for debate whether Ruth actually called his shot before homering during the 1932 World Series. But there were no doubts about Ruth's assessment of Wrigley Field, even though he succeeded there. "I'd play for half my salary if I could...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 8:15 PM
We can only imagine how much fun it would've been had Mike Royko's fantasy of buying the Cubs come to fruition.
The late Chicago columnist, the conscience of Cubs fans from the 1960s through the '90s, met with former A's owner Charlie Finley in the...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 1:42 PM
The best record in the major leagues as of Friday morning was shared by the Milwaukee Brewers and the Washington Nationals. Each team was atop its division with a 7-2 mark.
Sure, we’re barely a week into the new season, but so far those two...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 2:20 PM
The future — at least Chicago-born director Robert Zemeckis' idea of the future, as envisioned in 1989 — arrives, in our present space-time continuum, in 553 Earth days. That date, Oct. 21, 2015, is when "Back to the Future Part II" is set,...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 11:12 AM
The Dodgers and Cardinals will open the National League championship series on Friday in St. Louis with a game scheduled to start at 5 p.m. PDT.
The series stays in St. Louis for Game 2 on Saturday, scheduled to begins at 1 p.m. PDT
When the series...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 4:37 PM
With the Dodgers on the verge of clinching the National League West championship, the team said it would put playoff tickets on sale Friday.
The prices for individual game tickets range from $30 to $160 for the division series, $65 to $190 for the...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 1:54 PM
The postseason is full of thorny decisions, and this would be a particularly difficult one. Which doesn’t mean it isn’t the right one.
The Dodgers need to sit Hanley Ramirez.
It’s time to recognize his desire and valiant effort to...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 9:07 PM
The Dodgers looked like that team from midsummer that stormed to the top of the division, while Clayton Kershaw looked a lot like the pitcher they’ve seen all season.
It all proved too much for the Atlanta Braves, who saw the Dodgers jump out to a...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 7:56 AM
The National League Championship Series will begin Friday at Busch Stadium in St. Louis and Vegas oddsmakers have the Dodgers as a slight favorite, even though the Cardinals have home-field advantage.
There are a couple of reasons for this. One, the 42-...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 8:17 AM
You may have heard that the Dodgers advanced to the National League Championship Series on Monday when they defeated the Atlanta Braves, 4-3, in Game 4 of the NLDS. Up next for the Dodgers: Game 1 of the NLCS on Friday. But who will they play? We won't...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 5:28 PM
ST. LOUIS – If Michael Wacha is the latest man about town in this baseball-crazed town, he hasn’t discovered it yet.
“I still go to Target,” he said Friday. “I still go to the grocery store. Nobody really notices me or...