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

Recent articles by Bill:

Dodgers will start Walker Buehler on short rest in NLCS Game 6

Buehler went just 3 2/3 innings in NLCS Game 3 on Tuesday against the Braves, but will start on three days’ rest in Game 6, replacing Max Scherzer → Read More

Dodgers will start Walker Buehler on short rest in NLCS Game 6

Buehler went just 3 2/3 innings in NLCS Game 3 on Tuesday against the Braves, but will start on three days’ rest in Game 6, replacing Max Scherzer → Read More

Dodgers will start Walker Buehler on short rest in NLCS Game 6

Buehler went just 3 2/3 innings in NLCS Game 3 on Tuesday against the Braves, but will start on three days’ rest in Game 6, replacing Max Scherzer → Read More

Dodgers will start Walker Buehler on short rest in NLCS Game 6

Buehler went just 3 2/3 innings in NLCS Game 3 on Tuesday against the Braves, but will start on three days’ rest in Game 6, replacing Max Scherzer → Read More

Dodgers’ Max Scherzer will not start Game 6 of NLCS – Orange County Register

The Dodgers have not announced a new starter for Saturday’s must-win Game 6 yet. Scherzer admitted after his start in Game 2 that his arm felt “dead.” → Read More

Dodgers’ inconsistent bats could hold key to their postseason fate – Orange County Register

The offensive production in the postseason has been a roller-coaster ride with the Dodgers hitting .308 with 12 home runs in their wins but just .177 with two home runs when they’ve lost. → Read More

Chris Taylor’s 3 home runs power Dodgers to Game 5 win over Braves – Orange County Register

Taylor drives in six runs and AJ Pollock adds two home runs in an 11-2 victory that trims their deficit to 3-2 in the best-of-seven National League Championship Series. Game 6 is Saturday in Atlant… → Read More

Dodgers’ Justin Turner dropped from NLCS roster after hamstring injury – Orange County Register

As expected, the strained left hamstring the third baseman suffered late in Game 4 ended his postseason. Andy Burns was added to the roster to replace him. → Read More

NLCS: Dodgers on brink of elimination after Game 4 loss to Braves

Starting pitcher Julio Urias gives up three home runs and five runs in five innings and the Dodgers never recover or show much life on offense in a 9-2 loss that leaves them in a 3-1 series hole. → Read More

Will Cody Bellinger’s swing changes carry into Dodgers’ 2022 season? – San Bernardino Sun

The changes Bellinger made to his swing late in the season have produced positive results in the postseason. → Read More

Cody Bellinger’s 3-run homer in 8th fuels Dodgers’ rally to beat Braves in NLCS Game 3 – San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Down by three runs in the eighth inning and on the verge of falling down three games to none in the best-of-seven series, L.A. scores four runs to win, 6-5. → Read More

Cody Bellinger’s return to health is coming at opportune time for Dodgers – Orange County Register

The swing that tied Game 3 of the NLCS has rarely been seen from Bellinger in 2021. The injury-plagued 2019 NL MVP says postseason adrenaline helps, too. → Read More

Dave Roberts defends Dodgers’ pitching decisions two games into NLCS – San Gabriel Valley Tribune

“Different doesn’t mean it’s wrong,” Roberts said of using starters Max Scherzer and Julio Urias out of the bullpen this postseason – with mixed results and repercussions afterward. → Read More

Julio Urias’ next start for Dodgers will be NLCS Game 4 or 5 – Press Enterprise

Urias pitched out of the bullpen in Sunday’s Game 2 loss. He could start Game 4 if the Dodgers are facing elimination or get an extra day of rest and start Game 5. → Read More

Dodgers lose to Braves on another walk-off single, trail NLCS 2-0

The Dodgers blow a pair of two-run leads and lose in the ninth inning for the second consecutive night when Eddie Rosario drives in the winning run. Game 3 is Tuesday afternoon at Dodger Stadium. → Read More

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. → Read More

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. → Read More

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 → Read More

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 → Read More

Dodgers’ next hurdle is NLCS rematch with Braves – Daily News

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. → Read More