| Sep 30, 2013
| 5:00 AM
When the Dodgers open the playoffs in Atlanta on Thursday, center fielder Matt Kemp will be on crutches. If they reach the World Series, he'll be limited to waving a towel in the dugout.
Kemp's injury-plagued season came to an abrupt end Sunday when a...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 9:07 PM
Hanley Ramirez was ready to return to the Dodgers' lineup Tuesday just as Andre Ethier was scratched.
Ethier had tightness in his left calf, the result of being hit by a pitch nine days earlier, and the outfielder was sent to a doctor, Manager Don...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 6:45 PM
If Yasiel Puig, Andre Ethier, Carl Crawford and Matt Kemp are all healthy, who would be the Dodgers' starting outfielders?
The only time Don Mattingly has had to answer the question was on July 5, the one day this season all four outfielders were...
| 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...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 5:29 PM
The Dodgers have told Andre Ethier to be ready to pinch-hit during the first round of the playoffs, and he acknowledged Tuesday that might be all he can do.
"They just said, 'You have to beat a throw from the outfield,' " Ethier said during a team...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 4:33 PM
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — The Dodgers left baseball's winter meetings Thursday with almost the same team as last season.
They didn't trade Matt Kemp. They didn't trade for David Price. They didn't sign Juan Uribe or anyone else who could start at...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 1:49 PM
Injuries have been so frequent with the Dodgers this season and Manager Don Mattingly so incredibly wrong in his estimates of how long his wounded would be out, he just doesn’t want to play anymore.
Or he only wants to play.
Either way, it&...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 11:42 PM
Yeah, right, and apparently pigs can fly. Because the Dodgers can seemingly win every kind of ridiculous game known to man, and a few never before known.
The Dodgers won again Wednesday, won in perhaps their most unlikely fashion yet. They won when they...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 11:26 PM
ST. LOUIS — The plan worked to perfection, through the first round of the playoffs. Then the plan was fractured.
The eighth rib of Hanley Ramirez was fractured. So, too, was the Dodgers' season.
As it turned out, the National League Championship...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 9:35 PM
It’s not easy to give up only two hits in eight innings and lose, as Hyun-Jin Ryu did Monday night, but then very little comes easily to the Dodgers these days.
Ryu gave up only one hit through six innings, but it happened to be good for a two-run...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 11:30 PM
ATLANTA — October, we'd like you to meet Yasiel Puig.
The Dodgers rookie stormed into his first postseason Thursday night at Turner Field with the wild swings, crazy sprints, bold throws, and a smiling swagger. The Atlanta Braves tried...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 12:11 AM
The creaky old stadium roared to life, late in the evening, so late that the Dodgers canceled the fireworks show scheduled to follow the game. City curfew and all.
No worries. The best show in town was the one on the field. The Dodgers scored four...