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  • Can you trust any national baseball writer?

     
    National baseball columnists offer opinions on the Dodgers that you might or might not agree with. That's just the way it is. Too often, however, their opinions are based on factual errors that, while not intentional, clearly reflect a lack......
  • Dodger postseason pitching update

     
    Figure on 11 spots for the postseason pitching staff, as off days allow the Dodgers to drop a starter and a reliever from their usual 13: In unless someone's roof caves in (7): Randy Wolf, Hiroki Kuroda, Clayton Kershaw, Jonathan......
  • George Foster and his black bat

     
    Some baseball names from long ago still have such a powerful impact on me that just seeing them, no matter the context, takes me right back to my childhood and my earliest days of becoming fascinated with baseball. J.R. Richard......
  • What now for Chad Billingsley?

     
    Maybe Joe Torre was testing Chad Billingsley. Maybe he was challenging him. Maybe he was torturing him. Or maybe he was showing unshakable faith in him. Whatever it was, the Dodgers manager made it a point once again to go......
  • Manny Ramirez productive following his suspension

     
    Manny Ramirez went 0 for 4 Tuesday, extending his hitless streak to ... one game. I've noticed some impatience among Dodgers fans with Ramirez lately, but the flamboyant Dodgers slugger is quietly (if he does anything quietly) wrapping up a......
  • Dodgers' Kuroda ruled out of first round of playoffs

     
    The Dodgers have ruled Hiroki Kuroda out of the first round of the playoffs. Kuroda, who has a stiff neck, already had been scratched from his scheduled start tomorrow. The Dodgers figure to start Randy Wolf and Clayton Kershaw in......
  • If games run long on TBS, look to TNT

     
    In case you were wondering, Turner Sports confirmed to me this morning that if an earlier playoff game runs on TBS past a later game's starting time, then the later game will start off on TNT. * * * In......
  • Torre on Padilla over Billingsley

     
    At his press conference today, Joe Torre spoke about choosing Vicente Padilla to pitch in Game 3 over Chad Billingsley (who will start the if-necessary Game 4) and Jon Garland (who will be in the bullpen). "He's been working on......
  • The 2009 Dodger Thoughts postseason guide

     
    Two themes dominate the Dodgers' first postseason challenge of 2009: the Cardinals' 1-2 1-2 punches of Albert Pujols-Matt Holliday and Chris Carpenter-Adam Wainwright, and St. Louis' relative dominance of the Dodgers in recent years. It's heavy stuff,...
  • Dodgers-Cardinals NLDS Game 2 chat

     
    I've touched on this point a couple of times, but I'm actually going to be even more blunt about it. Far from worrying about whether their starting pitchers can go six innings or more, the Dodgers really need to worry......
  • Tony Abreu heads for Arizona

     
    Confirming longstanding speculation, Tony Abreu (25 in November) is the player to be named presently that will go to Arizona to complete the Jon Garland trade, according to Michael Becker of the Press-Enterprise (confirmed by Dodger vice president of...
  • National League Championship Series schedule

     
    All times to be determined: Thursday, Oct. 15: Rockies/Phillies at Dodgers Friday, Oct. 16: Rockies/Phillies at Dodgers Saturday, Oct. 17: off Sunday, Oct. 18: Dodgers at Rockies/Phillies Monday, Oct. 19: Dodgers at Rockies/Phillies Tuesday, Oct. 20:...