| Oct 29, 2013
| 1:31 PM
This is the place where I would like to share my incredible personal connections to reveal the Dodgers’ double-secret plans to snare Japanese star pitcher Masahiro Tanaka.
Alas, there is none to offer. But, come on, does this not look like the...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 3:05 PM
The Dodgers’ lineup news for Tuesday’s Game 3 is it will be the same crew as Monday.
Now maybe that doesn’t sound like news, but if you were sending guys on the field with duct tape hanging out of their sleeves, it qualifies as a...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 2:05 AM
The Dodgers plan to start veteran right-hander Ricky Nolasco — and not ace left-hander Clayton Kershaw — in Game 4 of the National League division series on Monday, Dodgers pitching coach Rick Honeycutt told The Times.
The Dodgers had...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 1:04 PM
RICKY NOLASCO, 31, starting pitcher
Final 2013 stats: 13-11, 3.70 ERA, 1.21 WHIP, .255 opponent batting average, 7.4 strikeouts per inning pitched (8-3, 3.52, 1.20 WHIP, .247, 7.8 as a Dodger).
Contract status: A free agent, signed a four-year, $49-...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 12:07 PM
Ricky Nolasco, thanks for the memories. They were short and sweet, aside from that ending.
Nolasco, the right-hander from Rialto, officially signed with the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday, ending his half-season career as a Dodger.
Nolasco, who turns 31...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 8:29 PM
Momentum is a one-game deal in the playoffs, and as high as the Dodgers were feeling Monday, they were as low after Tuesday.
The Dodgers fell, 4-2, to the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 4 of the National League Championship Series, leaving them down...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 1:21 PM
Ricky Nolasco said he would not object if the Dodgers take the ball out of his hands and give it to Clayton Kershaw for Game 4 of the National League Division Series.
"This isn't about me," Nolasco said. "This is about the team."
Dodgers Manager Don...
| Nov 30, 2013
| 1:11 PM
STEPHEN FIFE, 27, pitcher
Final 2013 stats: 4-4, 3.86 ERA, 1.53 WHIP, .304 opponent batting average, 6.9 strikeouts per nine innings in 12 games (58 1/3 innings).
Contract status: Under team control.
The good: In six June starts he went 3-2 with a...
| 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...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 7:00 AM
With two out and the bases loaded, the Dodgers needed a clutch hit to take the lead. Only one problem — the pitcher was up next.
Clayton Kershaw stepped to the plate looking tall and lanky, his stance slightly open.
"Obviously," he would later...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 7:49 PM
The Dodgers plan for Manager Don Mattingly to be their manager beyond this season, according to people familiar with the situation who spoke on the condition of anonymity.
Mattingly still isn't under contract for next season, as the Dodgers are...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 10:18 PM
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Zack Greinke could pitch Game 4 of the National League Championship Series on three days' rest.
Before the game Monday, Dodgers Manager Don...