| Mar 31, 2015
| 12:32 PM
Why, you ask? A very good question. It may not come with the greatest answer but it remains a very good question.
On Tuesday -- the day of their final spring home game in Phoenix and when they began making cuts -- the Dodgers announced they had acquired...
| Mar 24, 2015
| 1:37 PM
And then suddenly, not so quiet.
Aside from a predictable injury or so, the Dodgers have been going about their business this spring all workmanlike, all professional, and let it be said, on the dull side.
That changed Tuesday with the news they had...
| Mar 14, 2015
| 5:00 AM
Matt Kemp still smiles when he thinks about how his first official game for the San Diego Padres will be at Dodger Stadium.
"Crazy, huh?" he said.
From the time he was traded by the Dodgers nearly three months ago, Kemp has looked ahead to the April 6...
| Mar 14, 2015
| 6:12 AM
MESA, Ariz. — Theo Epstein desperately has been trying to downplay the hype surrounding the 2015 Cubs, even while his presence is one of the main reasons they are being touted in the first place.
Epstein isn't doing this alone, of course, but no...
| Mar 8, 2015
| 7:00 PM
Even before Brandon McCarthy had any inkling he might sign with the Dodgers, he was intrigued when they hired Andrew Friedman to be their president of baseball operations. McCarthy's curiosity increased when the analytically-inclined Friedman added Farhan...
| Mar 6, 2015
| 5:20 PM
The bullpen was the Dodgers’ most challenging -- see, I can be polite -- area last season, and now with closer Kenley Jansen out perhaps the first six weeks of the season, it might be even more so in 2015.
The Dodgers have more new arms in the...
| Mar 1, 2015
| 7:30 AM
Carl Crawford is in his third spring training with the Dodgers, but he still can't stop thinking about his previous team.
"I know I'm going to get defined by what happened to me in the couple of years I was in Boston," he said.
The prize of his free-...
| Feb 25, 2015
| 4:38 PM
MESA, Ariz. — Eleven years after an unknown Cubs player smashed Sammy Sosa's boom box in a mystery that remains unsolved, music filled the air Wednesday morning during the first full workout at Cubs' camp.
Let it be recorded for posterity's sake...
| Feb 28, 2015
| 6:40 PM
When right-hander Mike Bolsinger was in high school, he was part of a Dallas-based travel team that included Clayton Kershaw.
Kershaw, a late bloomer, was the No. 3 starter. The team's two best pitchers were future major leaguers Shawn Tolleson and...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 6:15 PM
Sandy Koufax said he didn’t know what to make of the changes to the Dodgers roster or how teenage pitching prospect Julio Urias’ career will unfold.
What the 79-year-old Hall of Fame pitcher sounded certain about was this: Clayton Kershaw...
| Feb 24, 2015
| 8:11 PM
The first thing you notice about the Dodgers' new sabermetric savior is not a scribbled spreadsheet, but a square jaw.
On a sunny morning at Camelback Ranch, that jaw is bulging with sunflower seeds, this forward thinker doing some old-fashioned...