| Mar 15, 2014
| 10:33 PM
Dodgers 5, Padres 4;
White Sox 5, Dodgers 4
AT THE PLATE: Dee Gordon was two for three with a triple, raising his exhibition average to .282. Gordon also stole a base, making him nine for his ninth in nine on the spring on stolen-base attempts....
| Mar 14, 2014
| 12:51 PM
So it's time for spring roster stories, our favorite guessing game. This year it’s even more fun, or at least complicated, what with the Dodgers actually looking at three or four different rosters.
But they leave Sunday for Down Under, so time...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 6:26 PM
PHOENIX — The Dodgers' bullpen, expected to be a strength, has struggled in Cactus League play.
Brian Wilson and Brandon League — former All-Star closers — gave up four runs and got just three outs Monday as the Dodgers surrendered a...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 4:58 PM
I believe it was that great baseball sage, Daffy Duck, who said of the Dodgers’ bullpen: “What a predicament!”
The Dodgers are flush with relievers. Stocked with veteran arms. Have three former closers backing up Kenley Jansen....
| 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...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 6:00 AM
PHOENIX — For a relief pitcher it's not how you start but how you finish that counts.
So it didn't matter that, for five months last summer, Paco Rodriguez was almost unhittable, posting a 1.88 earned-run average and holding opponents to a batting...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 2:58 PM
The future made an appearance for the Dodgers on Friday. Not the one coming this season maybe, but some season not too far distant.
Right-hander Zach Lee, the Dodgers’ No. 1 pick in 2010 who had been slowed by a muscle strain in his back,...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 3:44 PM
Here’s a free tip to that legion of relievers making plans to be in the Dodgers’ bullpen this season: Better be on your game early and often.
General Manager Ned Colletti has assembled a relief corps of pitchers who are used to being in at...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 6:20 PM
Oakland Athletics 7, Dodgers 3
AT THE PLATE: Andre Ethier is quietly having a solid spring. He collected two more hits and drove in a run, raising his exhibition average to .455. Dee Gordon tripled in a run for the second consecutive game. Adrian...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 12:20 PM
Just for fun, just because it’s the first week of spring games, let’s imagine Seth Rosin continues to throw like he did in the Dodgers’ exhibition opener.
Which is to say, absolute lights out. The 6-foot-6, 250-pound right-hander threw...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 5:53 PM
PHOENIX — In each of the last eight years, Jamey Wright reported to spring training on a minor league contract. All eight times, he made a major league opening-day roster.
Now, at 39, Wright has broken the cycle. The right-handed reliever has a...