Covering baseball on and off the field for the Los Angeles Times.Covering baseball on and off the field for the Los Angeles Times.

DirecTV rejects latest attempt to restart SportsNet LA talks

latimes.com — The latest attempt to end the Dodgers' blackout ended in failure this week, when the parent company of DirecTV declined an invitation from Rep. Janice Hahn (D-San Pedro) to meet with Time Warner Cable in her office. Instead, AT&T and TWC traded barbs as the Dodgers' SportsNet LA channel remains off the air in most Southern California homes for a third consecutive season.

Dee Gordon suspension shows cheaters come in all sizes

latimes.com — The reactions came fast, in about the time it would take Dee Gordon to steal a base. After Gordon was suspended late Thursday night for using performance-enhancing drugs, this refrain often was heard: Look at Gordon's hitting coach with the Miami Marlins : Barry Bonds.

Dodgers are blanked by Marlins, 2-0

latimes.com — The Dodgers had not provided their fans with much action, so one of their fans decided to take matters into his own hands. He ran onto the outfield, got slammed to the ground by an onrushing herd of security guards, and got hustled off the field.

Dodgers pitcher Kenta Maeda evokes memories of Fernandomania

latimes.com — The spring was so magical that it got a nickname that endures 35 years later: Fernandomania. Kenta Maeda pitches for the Dodgers on Thursday, his fifth start in a debut that evokes the echoes of Valenzuela on and off the field. Fernandomania forged a lasting bond between the Dodgers and the Latino community in Los Angeles.

Carl Crawford de los Dodgers dice que jugar sobre una superficie sintética lo perjudicó

Marlins unload against Kershaw

heraldonline.com — LOS ANGELES_Anything can happen, or so the cliche goes, but this? There are a scattering of events at our venerable ballpark that would pretty much defy belief: a corporate name slapped on Dodger Stadium, free Dodger Dogs for all, and Clayton Kershaw giving up five consecutive hits. Scratch that last one.

Marlins use a five-run rally in the sixth to defeat Dodgers, 6-3

latimes.com — Anything can happen, or so the cliché goes, but this? There are a scattering of events at our venerable ballpark that would pretty much defy belief: a corporate name slapped on Dodger Stadium, free Dodger Dogs for all, and Clayton Kershaw giving up five consecutive hits. Scratch that last one.

Dodgers' Carl Crawford says artificial turf in Tampa Bay's stadium took its toll on his body

latimes.com — For the first nine years of his career, Carl Crawford played for the Tampa Bay Rays on the unforgiving artificial turf at Tropicana Field. He went on the disabled list once, when he yanked a tendon out of place on a swing, an injury that could have happened no matter what field his team called home.

Dodgers mark 40th anniversary of Rick Monday’s flag save

modbee.com — The old flag made it back to Dodger Stadium. The flag was tattered, its colors faded, but its relevance was not. It was the flag that Rick Monday, then an outfielder for the Chicago Cubs, rescued from the two men that tried to light it afire in the Dodger Stadium outfield 40 years ago Monday.

Dodgers mark 40th anniversary of Rick Monday’s flag save

sacbee.com — The old flag made it back to Dodger Stadium. The flag was tattered, its colors faded, but its relevance was not. It was the flag that Rick Monday, then an outfielder for the Chicago Cubs, rescued from the two men that tried to light it afire in the Dodger Stadium outfield 40 years ago Monday.
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Apr 30, 2016

#Dodgers lose their fifth straight, and no team in the NL West has a winning record.

Apr 29, 2016

DirecTV rejects latest attempt to restart SportsNet LA talks fw.to/6vzrzld #Dodgers

Apr 29, 2016

@OsderSteven @DPLennon Angels would have played him in LF, because Mike Trout.

Apr 29, 2016

Yoenis Cespedes: 6 RBI last inning. #Angels left fielders: 4 RBI all season.

Apr 29, 2016

Matt Cain: "The penalties in effect right now are strong enough." twitter.com/extrabaggs/sta…

Apr 29, 2016

RT @LindseyThiry: Jared Goff says he will let Yasiel Puig take him around town. Jeff Fisher jokes that he was prepped for that question.

Apr 29, 2016

#Dodgers open tonight with 29 consecutive scoreless IP vs #Padres. Club record, consecutive scoreless IP: 43, Brooklyn vs Boston Braves.

Apr 29, 2016

Current bids for autographed baseballs in umps' charity auction: Scully $1,565, Kershaw $230, Pedro Martinez $175: mlb.com/umpscare

Apr 29, 2016

RT @YasielPuig: @JaredGoff16 Big hug, Welcome to LA, I show you around, be my guest to @Dodgers game #PuigYourFriend #PuigNotLate https://twitter.com/jaredgoff16/st….co/85B1djlAGM

Apr 29, 2016

@scottsanch Doubtful. Teams aren't supposed to know until appeal process is concluded.


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