| Mar 26, 2014
| 9:38 PM
The Dodgers won two games on their season-opening trip to Australia last week, but they may have lost two of their top three starters along the way after Clayton Kershaw was scratched from Sunday’s game in San Diego because of a sore back and Hyun-...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 9:51 PM
ON THE MOUND: Zack Greinke wasn't at his best as he gave up eight hits and threw 103 pitches in 5 1/3 innings. But he held the Diamondbacks to one run, which allowed him to depart the game with a 6-1 lead and earn his third victory of the season. As a...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 8:35 PM
PHOENIX — The Dodgers learned last year that a $240-million payroll can overcome a disastrous start. They'll now find out if it can negate the effects of an abbreviated exhibition season and trip to the other side of the world.
| Mar 10, 2014
| 5:25 PM
Dodgers 8, Oakland 8
AT THE PLATE: Hanley Ramirez, Andre Ethier and Juan Uribe had two hits apiece and Miguel Olivo drove in three runs with a pinch-hit double, helping the Dodgers score more than five runs in a game for the second time this spring. One...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 2:11 PM
Let’s count, because we do that a lot watching baseball. Numbers are everywhere. Whether you are a traditionalist or convinced WAR is the greatest number ever, this is for everyone.
Count with me now: Kenley Jansen, Brian Wilson, J.P. Howell, Paco...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 2:00 PM
While wondering if the Dodgers have almost talked themselves into jet lag, a quick look at questions and answers provided during this spring’s camp:
Who’s the fifth starter?
Uh, they’ll have to get back to you on that one. Josh...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 3:43 PM
Hope Jamey Wright can adjust.
Wright, who has made a career out of making teams as a non-roster invitee, Monday signed a one-year deal with the Dodgers, The Times’ Dylan Hernandez tweeted.
That’s not the same as saying Wright will...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 1:33 PM
CARLOS MARMOL, 31, relief pitcher
Final 2013 stats: 2-4, 4.41 ERA, 1.63 WHIP, two saves, 10.8 strikeouts per nine innings in 52 games (0-0, 2.53, 1.55, none, 11.4 in 21 games as a Dodger).
Contract status: Free agent.
The good: He could still strike...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 12:05 PM
KENLEY JANSEN, 26, closer
Final 2013 stats: 4-3, 28 saves in 32 opportunities, 1.88 ERA, 0.86 WHIP, 13.0 strikeouts per inning pitched and a .177 opponents batting average.
Contract status: First year he’s arbitration eligible.
The good: After...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 2:04 PM
The expression “it’s only money” is most often uttered when referring to someone else’s bank account. When they’re your greenbacks, the control issue tends to rev up a tad.
So the Dodgers signed right-handed reliever and...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 2:46 PM
It’s the first workout of spring, so naturally it’s time for the "what if" game. Hey, it’s never too early.
In today’s exciting edition we ask: If Josh Beckett does win the fifth spot in the Dodgers’ rotation and Paul...