| Jan 29, 2015
| 7:30 AM
Will they be better this season?
That’s the big, immediate, simple question. Will the 2015 Dodgers be an improved team over the one seen last season?
You can hate every trade, question every signing and fear for their future once the contracts...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 1:38 PM
CHRIS PEREZ, 29, reliever.
Final 2014 stats: 1-3, 4.27 ERA, 1.36 WHIP, one save, .228 opponent batting average and 39 strikeouts and six homers in 46 1/3 innings.
Contract status: Free agent.
The good: Had a 3.23 ERA and held opponents to a .213...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 4:43 PM
The Dodgers, in search of bullpen depth, are expected to sign right-hander Sergio Santos to a minor league contract.
Santos, 31, battled shoulder and elbow injuries during three seasons with the Toronto Blue Jays. He had a 1.75 earned-run average in...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 2:26 PM
In addition to extending a qualifying offer to Hanley Ramirez, the Dodgers announced on Monday that Brian Wilson would return next season and Scott Elbert wouldn’t.
Wilson exercised a player option for next season worth as much as $10 million,...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 8:06 PM
A week after the abrupt end to one of their most disappointing postseasons, the Dodgers made a move that could change a culture.
Andrew Friedman, a 37-year-old former investment banker who built the Tampa Bay Rays into perennial contenders with low...
| Oct 12, 2014
| 1:39 PM
It’s OK, you can open your eyes now. Come on out from that silly hiding place. It’s all over. Be courageous, the Dodgers’ 2014 bullpen has been put to rest.
Not in peace, particularly, but to rest. Shot in the heart by Manager Don...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 11:39 AM
Andrew Friedman, who led the low-budget Tampa Bay Rays to four postseason berths, has been hired by the Dodgers to be their president of baseball operations.
Ned Colletti, the Dodgers' general manager for the last nine seasons, will remain with the...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 9:56 PM
The failure ended with baseball's best pitcher turning his back to home plate, dropping his hands to his knees and his head toward the ground, shadowed by a Gateway Arch that hovers over the Dodgers like a pendulum over a pit.
The failure happened here,...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 1:52 PM
Lose in disappointing fashion and you get unhappy. You get emotional. You want explanations and accountability. Mostly, you want heads to roll.
And so it is with the Dodgers, a team with a record payroll built to conquer the World Series, which...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 6:52 PM
Shortly after the Dodgers' season ended, Clayton Kershaw imagined a future without his longtime catcher. As Kershaw started talking about the possibility, his voice cracked.
"I don't know what I'm going to do if he's not back," Kershaw said.
| Oct 8, 2014
| 6:00 AM
The final takeaways. No more looks at pitching matchups. No more keys to the next game. No more next game.
Eulogies are never fun, but here are five takeaways to take from the Dodgers’ season-ending 3-2 loss to the Cardinals in Game 4 of their...