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Andrew Friedman

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  • Dodgers cut Dustin McGowan, add Freddy Garcia, Elliot Johnson

    Dodgers cut Dustin McGowan, add Freddy Garcia, Elliot Johnson
    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...
  • Dodgers just brought the 'wow' factor with signing of Hector Olivera

    Dodgers just brought the 'wow' factor with signing of Hector Olivera
    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...
  • Padres' Matt Kemp is primed for season opener against Dodgers

    Padres' Matt Kemp is primed for season opener against Dodgers
    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...
  • Theo Epstein now pushing Cubs to get over the hump

    Theo Epstein now pushing Cubs to get over the hump
    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...
  • Dodgers pitcher Brandon McCarthy trusts front office brain power

    Dodgers pitcher Brandon McCarthy trusts front office brain power
    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...
  • J.P. Howell has rough opening to his Dodgers' closing bid

    J.P. Howell has rough opening to his Dodgers' closing bid
    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...
  • Oft-injured Carl Crawford wants to be Dodgers' feel-good story in 2015

    Oft-injured Carl Crawford wants to be Dodgers' feel-good story in 2015
    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-...
  • Unchained melody: No Sammy Sosa, but Joe Maddon brings music back to Cubs

     Unchained melody: No Sammy Sosa, but Joe Maddon brings music back to Cubs
    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...
  • Former amateur teammates Mike Bolsinger, Clayton Kershaw are reunited

    Former amateur teammates Mike Bolsinger, Clayton Kershaw are reunited
    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...
  • Sandy Koufax expects Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw to win in postseason

    Sandy Koufax expects Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw to win in postseason
    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...
  • Numbers only part of equation for new Dodgers boss Andrew Friedman

    Numbers only part of equation for new Dodgers boss Andrew Friedman
    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...