| Jun 21, 2014
| 10:14 PM
Josh Beckett, the Reinvented Man, was at it again Saturday.
He was back throwing blanks, back dropping that curveball from the heavens and back looking like a very different pitcher from the guy who used to sneer and simply overpower hitters.
| May 8, 2014
| 11:48 PM
ON THE MOUND: Josh Beckett remains in search of his first victory, as he made another solid start for which he wasn't rewarded. Beckett limited the Giants to one run and five hits over 6 2/3 innings, lowering his earned-run average to 2.80 in the process....
| May 9, 2014
| 11:16 PM
AT THE PLATE: The Dodgers couldn't do much against Giants starter Madison Bumgarner, who limited them to four hits and a walk over eight innings. Bumgarner struck out eight. The only run he gave up came on a sixth-inning solo home run by Yasiel Puig.
| May 9, 2014
| 11:07 PM
By the standards of their shared history, this has been a period of relative civility between the Dodgers and San Francisco Giants.
A measure of hostility was reintroduced into the storied rivalry Friday night, courtesy of Yasiel Puig's home run...
| May 13, 2014
| 10:58 PM
AT THE PLATE: On the day the Dodgers offered fans bobblehead dolls made in his image, Yasiel Puig was two for three with a run batted in, a double, a run and a walk. Hanley Ramirez continued to show signs he might be close to breaking out of his slump, as...
| May 14, 2014
| 11:01 PM
Nothing seemed to be working properly at Dodger Stadium on Wednesday.
Not the scoreboard, which struggled to keep up with every run the Miami Marlins scored and finally gave out entirely.
Not the phone line between the dugout and the bullpen, which...
| May 16, 2014
| 11:00 PM
ON THE MOUND: Zack Greinke was brilliant, pitching eight shutout innings to improve to 7-1. With the Dodgers ahead by seven runs, Manager Don Mattingly called on a slumping Brian Wilson to pitch the ninth inning. Wilson walked the leadoff batter, Martin...
| May 17, 2014
| 2:06 PM
Gushing is so unbecoming, unless you know, they’re gushing about you. Then a modest amount is permitted, or required.
Manager Don Mattingly seemed almost giddy Friday when describing Hyun-Jin Ryu’s simulated game and previous bullpen...
| May 18, 2014
| 12:20 PM
Hyun-Jin Ryu is scheduled to start Wednesday for the Dodgers against the New York Mets at Citi Field, Manager Don Mattingly said.
The left-hander has been on the disabled list since April 28 because of inflammation in his throwing shoulder.
He threw a...
| May 18, 2014
| 7:36 PM
KEY MOMENT: With the score tied 3-3 in the fifth inning, Dan Haren served up a two-run home run to Eric Chavez.
AT THE PLATE: The Dodgers' entire run production came on two home runs — a solo shot by Hanley Ramirez in the first inning and a two-...
| May 19, 2014
| 5:03 PM
Rather than save games, Brandon League's primary function this season has been to save the arms of more highly regarded teammates. When League runs out of the bullpen these days, the Dodgers are often ahead or behind by several runs, the outcome of the...
| May 21, 2014
| 3:34 PM
And the dial spun and landed on Chris Withrow.
This one hurt more than most, but someone had to be moved Wednesday when the Dodgers activated Hyun-Jin Ryu off the disabled list to start against the Mets in New York.
So it befell Withrow, the only...