The Early Lead: dodgers


Posted at 08:40 AM ET, 10/22/2013

Don Mattingly ‘frustrated’ with Dodgers, unsure of his future

Donnie Baseball wants more than a one-year contract after leading L.A. to playoffs.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:40 AM ET, 10/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baseball, Don Mattingly, Los Angeles Dodgers

Posted at 09:44 AM ET, 10/19/2013

Matt Carpenter’s at-bat turned NLCS Game 6 for the Cardinals

Two crucial at-bats allowed the Cardinals to chop down Clayton Kershaw in the third inning last night.

By Adam Kilgore  |  09:44 AM ET, 10/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  baseball playoffs, Los Angeles Dodgers, nlcs, St. Louis Cardinals

Posted at 02:19 PM ET, 10/18/2013

NLCS Game 6 should be about Kershaw-Wacha, not ‘culture’

The storyline of the NLCS has focused on the disparate images of the Cardinals and Dodgers, but what really matters is the enticing pairing of Michael Wacha and Clayton Kershaw.

By Adam Kilgore  |  02:19 PM ET, 10/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Clayton Kershaw, Los Angeles Dodgers, Michael Wacha, nlcs, St. Louis Cardinals

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 10/17/2013

It’s Will Ferrell again, this time announcing the Dodgers’ lineup (video)

He was wearing a Vic Davalillo jersey, of course.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:02 PM ET, 10/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baseball, Los Angeles Dodgers, nlcs, Will Ferrell

Posted at 08:02 AM ET, 10/16/2013

Trevor Rosenthal and the Cardinals’ player development machine

Trevor Rosenthal has highlighted the Cardinals’ preponderance of dominant, homegrown pitching.

By Adam Kilgore  |  08:02 AM ET, 10/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  baseball playoffs, Los Angeles Dodgers, Major League Baseball, nlcs, St. Louis Cardinals, trevor rosenthal

Posted at 10:46 AM ET, 10/15/2013

Bear! Dodgers fan dressed in furry costume dances on Cardinals’ dugout (video)

Maybe the guy brought Los Angeles luck in NLCA Game 3. Either that or he’ll star in “Ted II.“

By Cindy Boren  |  10:46 AM ET, 10/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baseball, Los Angeles Dodgers, nlcs, St. Louis Cardinals

Posted at 07:32 AM ET, 10/08/2013

Clayton Kershaw on short rest? The Dodgers made the right decision

Despite widespread criticism, the Dodgers made the right choice in starting Clayton Kershaw on three days’ rest.

By Adam Kilgore  |  07:32 AM ET, 10/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Clayton Kershaw, dodgers, MLB Playoffs

Posted at 11:32 AM ET, 09/27/2013

Dodgers fan who was stabbed to death was son of security guard

Two men are in custody after incident following Dodgers-Giants game.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:32 AM ET, 09/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baseball, Los Angeles Dodgers, San Francisco Giants

Posted at 12:28 PM ET, 09/26/2013

Dodgers fan dies after fight following Giants game (updated)

Fight broke out near AT&T Park after Giants’ 6-4 victory.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:28 PM ET, 09/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baseball, Los Angeles Dodgers, San Francisco Giants

Posted at 10:34 AM ET, 08/29/2013

Yasiel Puig pulled from game for disciplinary reasons

Dodgers manager Don Mattingly declined to discuss specifics.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:34 AM ET, 08/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Don Mattingly, Los Angeles Dodgers, Yasiel Puig

Posted at 03:26 PM ET, 08/19/2013

Brian Wilson to be activated by Dodgers, report says

Reliever hasn't pitched in the majors since April 2012.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:26 PM ET, 08/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baseball, Brian Wilson, Los Angeles Dodgers

Posted at 10:44 AM ET, 07/29/2013

Yasiel Puig hits walk-off homer, slides into home plate (video)

Dodgers rookie says, 'Some people jump, some people slide, some people run' after hitting a HR.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:44 AM ET, 07/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baseball, Los Angeles Dodgers, Yasiel Puig

Posted at 08:19 AM ET, 07/11/2013

Jay-Z wants Yasiel Puig next for Roc Nation Sports, report says

Rapper's agency is growing, but that may not be a good thing for sports.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:19 AM ET, 07/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baseball, Jay-Z, Los Angeles Dodgers, Yasiel Puig

Posted at 10:46 AM ET, 05/21/2013

Matt Kemp to donate $1,000 for every home run to Oklahoma tornado victims

Dodgers outfielder grew up in Oklahoma, was a teenager there when 1999 tornado struck.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:46 AM ET, 05/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Los Angeles Dodgers, Matt Kemp, MLB

Posted at 12:58 PM ET, 05/15/2013

Zack Greinke to return tonight against Nationals

Dodgers' high-priced right-hander is about a month ahead of schedule in his recovery from a broken collarbone.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:58 PM ET, 05/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Los Angeles Dodgers, MLB, Washington Nationals, Zack Greinke

Posted at 11:41 AM ET, 04/15/2013

Dodgers, Padres have a Jackie Robinson Day rematch

Last week, Dodgers, Padres had an ugly brawl. This week, Zack Greinke and Carlos Quentin won't be around.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:41 AM ET, 04/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jackie Robinson Day, Los Angeles Dodgers, MLB, San Diego Padres

Posted at 02:27 PM ET, 10/17/2012

Josh Beckett defends the ocelot

The former Red Sox pitcher spent much of the last year defending himself from criticism. Now he's defending endangered cats.

By Matt Brooks  |  02:27 PM ET, 10/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boston Red Sox, Los Angles Dodgers, MLB

Posted at 03:52 PM ET, 09/26/2012

Former Dodgers closer Eric Gagne alleges widespread PED use

In his new biography, the former star relief pitcher says 80 percent of his Dodgers teammates used performance-enhancing drugs during his eight years in L.A.

By Matt Brooks  |  03:52 PM ET, 09/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Los Angeles Dodgers, MLB