Bill Plunkett, Pasadena Star News

Bill Plunkett

Pasadena Star News

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Recent:
  • Pasadena Star News
  • The Press-Enterprise
  • O.C. Register
  • Daily Breeze
  • The Sun
  • Daily Bulletin
  • LB Press-Telegram
  • L.A. Daily News
  • SGV Tribune
  • Whittier Daily News
  • Redlands Daily Facts
Past:
  • East Bay Times
  • San Jose Mercury News
  • Vallejo Times-Herald
  • Vacaville Reporter
  • The Daily Democrat
  • Mercury-Register

Recent articles by Bill:

Dodgers’ offense carries the day – and night – in doubleheader sweep of Diamondbacks

The Dodgers score 19 runs in sweeping the doubleheader, including a season-high 12 in the nightcap, and now have a four-game winning streak. → Read More

Dodgers rout Diamondbacks to complete doubleheader sweep

The Dodgers score eight runs in the first two innings of the second game and finish with a season-high 12 runs to extend their winning streak to four games. → Read More

Dodgers use home run barrage to erase early deficit, take opener of doubleheader

Mookie Betts, Trea Turner and Justin Turner hit home runs during a five-run sixth inning as the Dodgers come from behind to win for the third consecutive game. → Read More

Dodgers’ Clayton Kershaw recovering slower than hoped – Press Enterprise

Manager Dave Roberts says Kershaw, who received an epidural injection in his lower back last week, has not gotten much relief from that shot. → Read More

Dodgers rally on Gavin Lux’s walkoff double, snap losing streak – Orange County Register

Down 4-2 in the eighth, the Dodgers came back to win against the Phillies’ bullpen, avoiding a four-game sweep. → Read More

‘Crazy’ day left Dodgers’ Michael Grove ‘floating’ through his MLB debut

A second-round pick in 2018, Grove had never pitched above Double-A before starting for the Dodgers Sunday. An error led to four unearned runs but Grove acquitted himself well. → Read More

Mixed-bag debut leaves Dodgers’ Ryan Pepiot with ‘definitely a lot to learn from today’ – San Bernardino Sun

Pepiot gave up just one hit and no runs in his first major-league start, but he walked five, hit a batter and needed 77 pitches to navigate three innings. → Read More

Dodgers’ bullpen falters as Pirates take two of three

The Dodgers, who hadn’t lost a series to the Pirates since 2016, fall 5-3 as they are shut out through six innings and the Pirates score five runs off relievers. → Read More

Dodgers click with 10 extra-base hits, crush Pirates

The Dodgers have eight doubles (tying the L.A. franchise record), one triple and one home run in an 11-1 win. Justin Turner has four hits, including three doubles, and four RBIs. → Read More

Dodgers prospect Ryan Pepiot will make his big-league debut on Wednesday

One of the top pitching prospects in baseball, Pepiot has joined the Dodgers in Pittsburgh and will be added to the roster to start Wednesday against the Pirates. → Read More

Dodgers come up short against Pirates, ending winning streak

The Dodgers lose to the Pirates for the first time since June 2018, ending their six-game unbeaten run and a 16-game winning streak vs. the Bucs. They were outhit 15-5. → Read More

Dodgers could turn to top prospect Ryan Pepiot for start in Pittsburgh

Because of Saturday’s doubleheader in Chicago, the Dodgers will need a spot starter on Wednesday. Pepiot has joined the Dodgers in Pittsburgh and could make his MLB debut on Wednesday. → Read More

Dodgers beat Cubs for third time, completing quick sweep at Wrigley

Walker Buehler gave the Dodgers seven strong inning and Mookie Betts extended his hitting streak to nine games. The Dodgers took three wins from the Cubs in just over 33 hours, outscoring them 20-3… → Read More

Dodgers could lose Blake Treinen, Victor Gonzalez for much of the season

The Dodgers’ bullpen takes a hit as Treinen opts to rehab his sore shoulder and Gonzalez will undergo elbow surgery Wednesday → Read More

Dodgers walk away with doubleheader sweep, beat Cubs behind Mookie Betts’ five RBI – Press Enterprise

The Dodgers had just three hits in the nightcap but drew nine walks in the win. Betts had two of the hits — a three-run double and a two-run home run. → Read More

Clayton Kershaw dazzles as Dodgers blank Cubs in opener

Kershaw fires seven scoreless innings as the Dodgers roll 7-0 in the first game of Saturday’s doubleheader at Wrigley Field → Read More

Dodgers’ Blake Treinen scheduled to have sore shoulder re-examined – Press Telegram

The reliever, on the injured list for three weeks, has reported no improvement in his injured shoulder and is set to have an MRI on Monday → Read More

Dodgers’ game in Chicago postponed by rain; doubleheader Saturday – Press Telegram

A second day of rain is expected in Chicago on Friday so the opener of the Dodgers-Cubs three-game series was postponed. The two teams will play a split-doubleheader at Wrigley Field on Saturday. → Read More

Dodgers’ game in Chicago postponed by rain; doubleheader Saturday

A second day of rain is expected in Chicago on Friday so the opener of the Dodgers-Cubs three-game series was postponed. The two teams will play a split-doubleheader at Wrigley Field on Saturday. → Read More

Dodgers’ game in Chicago postponed by rain; doubleheader Saturday – Daily News

A second day of rain is expected in Chicago on Friday so the opener of the Dodgers-Cubs three-game series was postponed. The two teams will play a split-doubleheader at Wrigley Field on Saturday. → Read More