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The first day of summer arrives on Friday, but somehow it feels like the dog days have already come and gone. The baseball season is almost three months old, and neither the Angels nor the Dodgers have gotten hot, or even tepid.
They are, as Dodgers manager Don Mattingly frequently says about his team, treading water a combined 19 games under .500 and 18 games out of first place in their respective divisions. But the water is rising fast.
It doesn't mean the Angels and Dodgers are finished. Far from it. But it does mean there needs to be a sense of urgency for both teams, if not now then very soon. Like tomorrow.
They need winning streaks.
The Dodgers haven't won more than two consecutive games since the first week in April. The Angels ran off eight in a row in late May, but have gone 7-12 since. Their low point came when they were swept at home in a four-game series by the Houston Astros, a divisional opponent whose 21-million payroll pales against their own, which sta...
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Don Mattingly is eagerly looking forward to his first visit in uniform to the Bronx since 2007.
The former Yankees star and current Dodgers manager will be back Tuesday night when Los Angeles opens a two-game interleague series at New York.
The Dodgers have not played in the Bronx since clinching the 1981 World Series at the old Yankee Stadium.
Mattingly left the Yankees as their...
Back in the 1980s, when the New York Yankees were in a championship drought, there was one player most fans were inevitably drawn to.
The gritty first baseman with the thick eye black. The guy who crouched low and then uncoiled that sweet, powerful swing from the left side of the plate.
During a rare down period for baseball's most successful franchise, Don...
Los Angeles Dodgers manager Don Mattingly never won a World Series with the New York Yankees, but he'll forever be remembered as one of the greatest players in the team's storied history.
"Donnie Baseball" can expect to hear that appreciation Tuesday night when the Dodgers visit the Bronx for the first time since clinching the 1981 World Series.
Mattingly, a six...
Hanley Ramirez cup checked himself on a foul ball.
Don Mattingly, thoughts?
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Yes, the only thing that gets him to smile in the dugout is his own player in writhing pain from getting drilled in the nuts. :o
NEW YORK (AP) -- Hiroki Kuroda shut down his former team into the seventh inning, Ichiro Suzuki homered and drove in three runs, and the New York Yankees spoiled Don Mattingly's return to the Bronx with a 6-4 victory over the sloppy Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday in the opener of a day-night doubleheader.
Lyle Overbay hit a two-run double against South Korean rookie Hyun-Jin...
The Yankees are back on the east coast to take on the former Yankee Don Mattingly and the LA Dodgers. It is Mattingly’s first time back in the Bronx since leaving for LA 6 years ago. It should be a warm welcome home for the Yankee legend.
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Brett Gardner CF
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The game between the Los Angeles Dodgers and New York Yankees has been postponed by rain, delaying the renewal of their old October rivalry.
The game was called Tuesday night about 30 minutes before the scheduled first pitch. It will be made up as part of a day-night doubleheader Wednesday, with start times of 1:05 p.m. and 7:05 p.m.
A star player and fan favorite when he was captain...
Phil Hughes (3-5, 4.89 ERA) and the Yankees are back on the east coast after a long (and disappointing) west coast trip to take on Hyun-Jin Ryu (6-2, 2.85 ERA) and the Dodgers (and Don Mattingly) in the first game of two. Hughes has been hot and cold all year, and his last outing against Oakland would certainly be in the cold category. He threw 95 pitches and lasted just 4 1...
When the Dodgers last won the World Series as New York City, a ticket to Game 4 could be had for $7.35, or less than the cost of a hot dog or a beer at the New Yankee Stadium. The last time the Dodgers visited the Bronx was for the 1981 world series, and the face price of the Old Yankee Stadium Loge seats was $20. Times have obviously changed, and for last year's World Series...
New York Yankees fans are used to a certain brand of baseball that includes a lot of home runs and scoring and they haven’t been getting that with this season’s version of the Bronx Bombers.
The Yankees have been forced to field a lineup stacked with inadequate hitters due to a litany of devastating injuries to key players, but it seems like the fans won’t be tolerating...
Hiroki Kuroda shut down his former team into the seventh inning,
Ichiro Suzuki homered and drove in three runs, and the New York
Yankees spoiled Don Mattingly's return to the Bronx with a 6-4
victory over the sloppy Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday in the
opener of a day-night doubleheader.