| Aug 23, 2013
| 9:27 PM
It has been awhile since the Dodgers took on a top club. Lately they’d been beating up on the New York Mets, Philadelphia Phillies and, most recently, the green-corn Miami Marlins.
But Friday brought the Boston Red Sox to Dodger Stadium, a...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 7:20 PM
Pitching wins. Especially in the playoffs.
That's one of those baseball adages, like the infield fly rule, that everyone simply accepts but no one has really proved.
"There's no question pitching's at a premium because every team in the postseason has...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 8:28 PM
The Dodgers took early batting practice Friday, before their first game since the Benching Heard 'Round the World.
Yasiel Puig, unceremoniously yanked from Wednesday's game by Manager Don Mattingly, was not among the players who chose to participate...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 10:26 PM
The scoreboard must be a depressing place for the Arizona Diamondbacks these days. Every time they look at it, it must seem the Dodgers are winning.
Because clearly, that is all the Dodgers do these days. Win against the weak and strong, against the...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 9:09 PM
PHOENIX — With Clayton Kershaw on the verge of pitching more innings than he has ever pitched in a season, the Dodgers have pushed back his next start from Wednesday to Saturday.
Kershaw leads baseball with 223 innings pitched — only 10 1/...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 11:06 AM
Yasiel Puig and his sore hand were out of the lineup Sunday, which sounds kind of scary but probably isn’t.
The Dodgers must think it’s a fairly minor injury, because before their game against the Cubs, they optioned outfielder Scott Van...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 9:30 PM
As the Dodgers sprint toward the postseason, their president still can't forget the guy who stopped running.
It was the eighth inning of Game 7 of the 1991 World Series. Stan Kasten's Atlanta Braves were locked in a scoreless tie with the host Minnesota...
| 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...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 11:15 PM
ATLANTA -- This was a game the Dodgers could have won.
They could have boarded their charter flight to Los Angeles on Friday night with a commanding lead over the Atlanta Braves in the National League division series.
Instead, the Braves' 4-3...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 10:39 PM
DENVER — Don Mattingly won't say it, but the Dodgers are already starting to look ahead to October.
The proof was in the lineup the manager fielded in the Dodgers' 7-4 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday at Coors Field.
Yasiel Puig, who...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 8:38 PM
For someone who plays with minimal restraint and is loud when in the company of his teammates, Yasiel Puig is a surprisingly careful public speaker.
Even in his native Spanish, Puig reveals little, frequently falling back on cliches. The 22-year-old...
| 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...