| Feb 19, 2015
| 7:00 AM
With pitchers and catchers reporting Thursday to spring training, the Dodgers already are facing something of a crisis.
Closer Kenley Jansen underwent foot surgery Tuesday and is expected to be sidelined for the first month of the regular season....
| Feb 14, 2015
| 5:36 PM
Before the San Francisco Giants enjoyed their third parade in five years, before a Chevrolet executive memorably advised World Series most valuable player Madison Bumgarner he had won a truck equipped with "technology and stuff," before the "Mad Bum"...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 5:12 PM
When Kenley Jansen reports to spring training next week with the Dodgers' pitchers and catchers, there's a chance he won't know the player with the next-door locker.
"All these guys are new to me," Jansen said, "so I have to get to know them when I...
| Jan 31, 2015
| 4:57 PM
The Dodgers won 94 games last year, repeating as champion of the National League West. They could open the season with a new second baseman, shortstop, catcher and center fielder, with newcomers in 40% of the starting rotation and 50% of the bullpen....
| Jan 23, 2015
| 11:59 AM
The Toronto Blue Jays' pursuit of Dan Duquette has become a fascinating story on many levels, but one question keeps hitting me amid all the will-he-or-won’t-he speculation: What is Duquette actually worth?
It’s a more nebulous issue than...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 3:49 PM
Despite strong statements Wednesday from Orioles managing partner Peter Angelos that the club is not intent on allowing executive vice president Dan Duquette to leave to become president of the division-rival Toronto Blue Jays, the Orioles have compiled a...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 4:13 PM
Despite that early off-season talk of the Dodgers wanting to bring their payroll down under $200 million in 2015, now it looks like they’ll shatter the record $240 million they spent last season.
Jeff Passan at Yahoo Sports estimates the Dodgers...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 4:55 PM
Now this is disappointing. Unnecessary at the most, and unfortunate at the least.
There’s no love between Matt Kemp and Don Mattingly? After all those years?
Kemp was sent to the San Diego Padres last month in a trade that you would normally...
| 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 4, 2014
| 5:00 PM
Andre Ethier was on the move. He had flown into town Thursday to dedicate the Maggie and Andre Ethier Learning Center at the Union Rescue Mission but was catching a quick flight back to Phoenix.
“Hustling back to be home for a playoff game for...