Los Angeles Times

Calm Ethier taking it all in

LOS ANGELES_Andre Ethier has returned from his deathbed as a baseball player so many times, it can't really be a surprise that he's played his way on to another postseason roster.

For the second consecutive year, Ethier sat out the first five months of the regular season because of an injury, only to return in September to show the brain trust in the Los Angeles Dodgers front office there was more baseball in him than their computers anticipated.

Overcoming adversity wasn't always an Ethier trademark. Earlier in his career, he was known for his volatility,

You're reading a preview, sign up to read more.

More from Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times2 min readSociety
Editorial: California's New Police Use-of-force Law Is Subtle — And Important
With Gov. Gavin Newsom's signature Monday, a landmark California bill to raise the standard for when police can legally use deadly force is law. Because the bill tries to walk the life-and-death line both for officers who encounter potentially danger
Los Angeles Times4 min read
Scientists Finally Know How Big Earthquakes Start: With Many Smaller Ones
LOS ANGELES - The vast majority of earthquakes we feel come soon after smaller ones, according to new research that offers new insights into how seismology works. The finding offers unprecedented insight into what happens before moderate and large ea
Los Angeles Times1 min read
Tyronn Lue Agrees To Join Clippers Coaching Staff
LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Clippers and Tyronn Lue have an agreement in place to make him an assistant on Doc Rivers' coaching staff, a person with knowledge of the deal but not authorized to speak publicly on the matter confirmed Tuesday. The agr