Mike DiGiovanna, Los Angeles Times

Mike DiGiovanna

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Recent articles by Mike:

Angels pitcher Alex Cobb is putting on a show for potential suitors in free agency

Alex Cobb is nowhere near as dominant as some starting pitchers set to become free agents, but he might be worth a look for teams such as his current one, the Angels. → Read More

'It's no fun': Angels manager Joe Maddon laments lost season, issues call to arms

One day after the Angels were officially eliminated from the postseason hunt, manager Joe Maddon had a few things to get off his chest. → Read More

Shohei Ohtani has Angels manager Joe Maddon’s vote for MVP

Toronto's Vladimir Guerrero Jr. is making a case for this year's AL MVP, however, Angels manager Joe Maddon points to Shohei Ohtani’s unique skills. → Read More

Shohei Ohtani showcases his splitter prowess, throwing it 55 times vs. Oakland

Angels two-way star Shohei Ohtani went to his splitter early and often against the Athletics, racking up the most splitters in a game since 2008. → Read More

Dodgers sweep Diamondbacks to finally trim Giants' NL West lead

The Dodgers defeated the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-3 on Wednesday at Dodger Stadium to complete the series sweep. → Read More

Dodgers ecstatic to return to five-man rotation for the first time in months

Tony Gonsolin and Clayton Kershaw deliver back-to-back effective starts, filling in the back of a starting rotation headed by three Cy Young Award candidates. → Read More

Max Scherzer gets 3,000th strikeout, flirts with perfect game

On the day he recorded his 3,000th career strikeout, Max Scherzer also got to within five outs of throwing a perfect game in the Dodgers' 8-0 win over the Padres. → Read More

Mookie Betts and Joe Kelly come up big for Dodgers in win over Padres

Mookie Betts hits a three-run home run and Joe Kelly gets the Dodgers out of an eighth-inning jam in a 5-4 victory over the San Diego Padres. → Read More

Eight is enough relievers for the Dodgers to stymie the Cardinals

The Dodgers' win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday demonstrates how the bullpen has been the backbone of the team this season. → Read More

Scherzer strikes out 13 in Labor Day masterpiece to lead Dodgers over Cardinals

Max Scherzer turned in a dominant, 13-strikeout performance in his hometown to steer the story line away from Albert Pujols in the Dodgers' 5-1 win. → Read More

Could Albert Pujols rejoin the Cardinals for an over-40 reunion in 2022? Fans hope so

Cardinals fans are sure to cheer Albert Pujols when the Dodgers visit St. Louis this week. Could he play alongside Adam Wainwright and Yadier Molina in 2022? → Read More

Dodgers rally to get into first place in NL West

The Dodgers swept the Atlanta Braves 4-3 on Wednesday at Dodger Stadium and moved into sole possession of first place in the NL West. → Read More

Dodgers vs. Atlanta Braves: Live updates, news and odds

After dropping two of three games to the Colorado Rockies, the Dodgers open an important series against the NL East-leading Atlanta Braves. → Read More

Dodgers have their top arms lined up to battle Braves, not Giants

The Dodgers open an important three-game series against the Atlanta Braves this week, with Julio Urías, Walker Buehler and Max Scherzer set to start. → Read More

Dodgers lose to Rockies again, miss on prime chance to close gap on Giants

In a game that featured Justin Turner pitching in the ninth inning, the Dodgers struggled to generate offense in a 5-0 loss to the Colorado Rockies. → Read More

Expect 'a battle' when surging Dodgers face slumping Padres

They might be trending in opposite directions — L.A. up, San Diego down — but the Padres have won seven of 10 games against the Dodgers this season. → Read More

Dave Roberts takes blame for base-running error that haunts Dodgers in loss to Mets

Cody Bellinger hesitated trying to steal second and was caught, shutting down a potential game-changing scoring sequence in the Dodgers' loss to the Mets. → Read More

Angels stymied by Yankees ace Gerrit Cole

The Angels begin the East Coast roadtrip with a 2-1 loss to the Yankees on Monday in New York. → Read More

Dodgers vs. Pittsburgh Pirates: Live updates, news and analysis from Monday's game

After a successful road trip, the Dodgers return home to take on the Pirates. → Read More

Dodgers march through East but can't gain ground in West

The Dodgers belt five home runs and cap sweep of Mets, and 5-1 road trip, with 14-4 victory on Sunday in New York. → Read More