| Jun 14, 2013
| 3:39 PM
PITTSBURGH – Major League Baseball was too lenient with Ian Kennedy.
That was the consensus in the Dodgers’ clubhouse Friday, after players and coaches learned of the punishment issued by Major League Baseball for the violent brawl against...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 9:50 PM
Yes, Yasiel Puig will have nights like that.
And nights like this.
One night after the Dodgers' rookie right-fielder came down to earth with an 0-for-4, two-strikeout performance, he headed back out to orbit by blasting a grand-slam home run in a 5-...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 7:47 PM
Clearly, Yasiel Puig is not going to do anything in typical fashion. Not his throws, not his baserunning and not being sent to the doghouse. Dramatics are the order of his day, every day.
Puig was benched prior to Tuesday’s game with the Miami...
| May 18, 2013
| 2:27 PM
The Dodgers have bullpen problems and hitting with runners in scoring position problems and health in the rotation problems.
And one other little thing: They’re a lousy defensive team.
This defensive trouble might come as a surprise. All three...
| May 12, 2013
| 4:10 PM
The Dodgers are rolling now. Hey, when you’re coming off an eight-game losing streak, you embrace anything resembling positive momentum.
That ripple of momentum arrived on a warm Sunday afternoon when the Dodgers downed the Miami Marlins, 5-3,...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 2:12 PM
Yasiel Puig plays with reckless abandon. It’s wild, it’s powerful and it’s exciting.
But it can also be dangerous.
After hitting a chopper back over the pitcher’s mound in the eighth inning Saturday night, the Dodgers rookie...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 11:30 PM
The lights were wrong and the throws were wrong, and this whole Dodger Stadium thing just looked wrong.
And then suddenly, things went right, things went very, very right.
After falling behind six runs to Cy Young winner David Price and Tampa Bay, the...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 3:04 PM
Yasiel Puig was held out of the Dodgers' lineup for the second consecutive day, but he made an appearance as a pinch-hitter in the fifth inning of Sunday’s game against the Colorado Rockies.
Puig, who received a rousing ovation when he appeared in...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 4:59 PM
The palpable frustration is creeping back for the Dodgers as Puigmania slowly loses its freshness.
The images were clear Sunday: Adrian Gonzalez staring blankly at the baseball in his left hand after making an error that led to four runs in the third...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 5:50 PM
About those plans that if Hanley Ramirez didn’t start Tuesday, the Dodgers would just hold him another day to take advantage of Thursday’s off-day?
Turns out, that was Monday’s plan.
On Tuesday, Ramirez remained out of the lineup...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 7:05 AM
Careful now, don’t get too excited. Anyway, try to remember the date and the 47 games still to go and all the strange things that can yet happen.
Are you pulling it off? It can be tough after games like Friday's victory over the Tampa Bay Rays....
| Jul 27, 2013
| 9:00 PM
Skip Schumaker doesn’t look like a guy who would try to steal the spotlight. A guy who would photo bomb that nice picture of Hyun-Jin Ryu and Shin-Soo Choo’s big moment.
But there he was, playing only because Carl Crawford was sick, and...