9:15 AM EDT, Sun October 17, 2021
8 hours ago
Alexander: Dodgers’ bullpen game not enough in NLCS opener

Alexander: Dodgers’ bullpen game not enough in NLCS opener

Another night of offensive frustration and a critical baserunning error in the ninth spoil the plan in their Game 1 loss to the Braves.
9 hours ago
Braves outlast Dodgers in Game 1 of NLCS

Braves outlast Dodgers in Game 1 of NLCS

Austin Riley’s RBI single off of Blake Treinen drives in the winning run, giving the Braves a 3-2 walk-off win and the early advantage in the best-of-seven series. Game 2 is Sunday.
9 hours ago
Dodgers pursue aggressive, contact-centric approach in Game 1 of NLCS

Dodgers pursue aggressive, contact-centric approach in Game 1 of NLCS

L.A, collects five two-strike hits against the Braves in a 3-2 loss, using the strategy that propelled them past the Giants, a different approach for a team that usually relies on patience and power.
13 hours ago
Dodgers’ Max Muncy says injured elbow ‘still really painful’

Dodgers’ Max Muncy says injured elbow ‘still really painful’

Muncy has been unable to play since injuring his elbow in the last game of the regular season, but he and the Dodgers are holding out hope he can return before their postseason ends.
13 hours ago
Dodgers’ NLCS rotation: Corey Knebel, Max Schezer, Walker Buehler, Julio Urías

Dodgers’ NLCS rotation: Corey Knebel, Max Schezer, Walker Buehler, Julio Urías

The Dodgers won 11 regular-season games in which their starting pitcher threw two innings or fewer, more than any National League team.
17 hours ago
Clippers pick Isaiah Hartenstein for final roster spot over Harry Giles III

Clippers pick Isaiah Hartenstein for final roster spot over Harry Giles III

Clippers coach Tyronn Lue said it was a difficult decision picking 7-footer Isaiah Hartenstein over fellow center Harry Giles III for the 15th roster spot
17 hours ago
NLCS Game 1: Dodgers at Braves, lineups, starting pitchers, TV info

NLCS Game 1: Dodgers at Braves, lineups, starting pitchers, TV info

The Dodgers will use Corey Knebel to open another “bullpen game” on Saturday night in Atlanta, while the Braves will counter with former Harvard-Westlake star Max Fried.
20 hours ago
Dodgers will start Corey Knebel again, not Max Scherzer, in NLCS Game 1

Dodgers will start Corey Knebel again, not Max Scherzer, in NLCS Game 1

Max Scherzer will likely start Game 2 in Atlanta and Walker Buehler will move back to Game 3 at Dodger Stadium
21 hours ago
Dodgers go with 13 pitchers on NLCS roster; still no Max Muncy

Dodgers go with 13 pitchers on NLCS roster; still no Max Muncy

Right-hander Evan Phillips and left-hander Justin Bruihl added to the Dodgers' roster for the NLCS beginning Saturday against the Atlanta Braves
Oct 16, 2021
Dodgers’ next hurdle is NLCS rematch with Braves

Dodgers’ next hurdle is NLCS rematch with Braves

The 107-win Giants might have been the toughest challenge the Dodgers will face this postseason. But the Braves are looking for revenge after blowing a 3-1 series lead in last year’s NLCS.
Oct 15, 2021
Dodgers vs. Braves: NLCS scouting report, prediction

Dodgers vs. Braves: NLCS scouting report, prediction

Dodgers beat writer Bill Plunkett breaks down this rematch of the 2020 NLCS … and picks the winner. Game 1 is Saturday night in Atlanta.
Oct 15, 2021
Dodgers’ Max Scherzer might still start NLCS opener against Braves

Dodgers’ Max Scherzer might still start NLCS opener against Braves

The three-time Cy Young Award winner threw 13 pitches in the final inning of Game 5 three days after throwing 110 pitches in Game 3, but Dave Roberts did not name a starter as of Friday night.
Oct 15, 2021
Thoughts on the Dodgers’ NLDS win and the NLCS they’re about to begin

Thoughts on the Dodgers’ NLDS win and the NLCS they’re about to begin

Reflecting on what just happened in San Francisco, and what the Dodgers must do from here as they begin their NLCS rematch with Atlanta.
Oct 15, 2021
Clippers miss Kawhi Leonard but appreciate his coaching

Clippers miss Kawhi Leonard but appreciate his coaching

The normally reserved Kawhi Leonard, sidelined while recovering from a torn ACL, has been an active and somewhat vocal observer during the Clippers' training camp
Oct 15, 2021
Dodgers’ payroll is a tired excuse for their success

Dodgers’ payroll is a tired excuse for their success

It’s easy to assume that the Dodgers beat opponents with their checkbook, but when you look position-by-position you see it requires more than that