| Nov 24, 2014
| 7:47 PM
The Boston Red Sox got Hanley Ramirez, and Pablo Sandoval too.
The Dodgers got Juan Nicasio. He is a pitcher, given away by the Colorado Rockies, the team most desperate for pitching in all of baseball.
It was that kind of Monday in Los Angeles, on...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 7:41 PM
Clayton Kershaw emphasized that he wasn't taking his latest Cy Young Award for granted.
"You don't want to have anything take away from that," he said.
"For me, personally, the season didn't end the way I wanted it to," he said. "I...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 11:34 AM
Things should get busy for the Dodgers, and other teams, the next two days. And in some cases, more interesting.
Tomorrow is the deadline for clubs to tender contracts to arbitration eligible players, and the Dodgers have seven such players.
| Dec 1, 2014
| 6:42 PM
Clayton Kershaw will soon learn whether he will pitch to A.J. Ellis again next season because the Dodgers are facing a deadline that could determine the catcher's future with the team.
Ellis is one of seven Dodgers who are eligible for salary...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 11:36 PM
Now that Clayton Kershaw has won this third Cy Young, the Dodgers have awarded him somebody even more important.
He has just been given an A.J. Ellis.
In a smart old-school baseball move by the Dodgers' new analytical bosses, Ellis was tendered a one-...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 10:04 PM
Catcher A.J. Ellis is coming back, and apparently so are all seven other Dodgers eligible for arbitration.
The Dodgers signed infielder Darwin Barney to a one-year contract for $2.525 million and tendered contracts to the other seven players prior to...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 12:17 PM
DREW BUTERA, 31, catcher.
Final 2014 stats: Hit .188 with three home runs and 14 RBIs with .267 on-base and .288 slugging percentages in 192 plate appearances. Threw out 11 of 34 base-stealers (32 percent).
Contract status: Has been offered...
| Dec 6, 2014
| 1:43 PM
MIGUEL ROJAS, 25, infielder.
Final 2014 stats: Hit .181 with 16 runs, one homer, 9 RBI and .242 on-base and .221 slugging percentages in 149 plate appearances. Seven errors in 198 chances (.965).
Contract status: Under team control.
The good: A very...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 9:00 PM
When the Dodgers take the field for their first game of the 2015 season, one of their most popular players of the last decade will be wearing the uniform of the opposing team.
Matt Kemp will playing for the San Diego Padres, who visit Dodger Stadium for...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 2:28 PM
The Arizona Diamondbacks fired Manager Kirk Gibson on Friday, one day after hiring Dave Stewart as their new general manager.
The decision to fire Gibson -- and bench coach Alan Trammell -- was announced not by Stewart but by Tony La Russa, the...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 12:53 PM
Easy now, buckaroo, deep breaths and all. Don’t go getting too excited. Yes, it looks good for the Dodgers. Sure, the division race could be over by Tuesday. And no question they are now hitting as originally designed.
Yet caution remains the wise...