| Mar 15, 2015
| 4:26 PM
They’re not all going to be perfect, not during the regular season and most certainly not during spring training. Of course, all Clayton Kershaw has to do these days to live up to expectations is throw a shutout every time he takes the mound, if not...
| Mar 14, 2015
| 11:21 AM
Matt Kemp is mystified, and perhaps some of you are mystified that he would be mystified. He’s not bewildered at his trade by the Dodgers to the Padres, but by the implication that his departure has helped rid the L.A. of some evil clubhouse cancer....
| Mar 12, 2015
| 10:45 PM
AT THE PLATE: The Dodgers got just two hits but one of them was a towering solo home run by Joc Pederson with one out in the ninth to account for the game's only run. The Dodgers would like to open the season with Pederson as their everyday...
| Mar 9, 2015
| 1:12 PM
Balance, great thing to have if you’re a gymnast, a Flying Wallenda or have a job and family. Also a very nice thing for a baseball lineup.
Whatever you may think of the Dodgers’ individual moves this off-season, for 2015 it has left them...
| Mar 8, 2015
| 7:50 PM
AT THE PLATE: With one out in the bottom of the ninth inning, top prospect Corey Seager doubled off the outstretched glove of Brewers center fielder Logan Schafer to drive in the winning run. An inning earlier, right fielder Kyle Jensen hit his second...
| Mar 7, 2015
| 7:59 PM
AT THE PLATE: Catcher Yasmani Grandal looked locked in at the plate, finishing three for three with a home run and three runs batted in. The switch-hitting Grandal, who hit his fourth-inning home run left-handed, is batting .500 in the exhibition season....
| Mar 7, 2015
| 3:24 PM
Of the four new faces projected to be in the Dodgers’ most frequent lineup in 2015, none may be as important as Yasmani Grandal.
Not just because he was the main return on the Matt Kemp trade to the Padres, but because he offers the most potential...
| Mar 5, 2015
| 3:22 PM
Whenever Joc Pederson's name appeared on the caller ID display on his phone this winter, Dodgers utility man Justin Turner knew what the conversation would be about. Only one subject that interested Pederson.
"He doesn't talk about anything but hitting,...
| Mar 4, 2015
| 6:57 PM
AT THE PLATE: Joc Pederson's bid to become the Dodgers' starting center fielder had a promising start, as the 22-year-old rookie was two for two with a double and a run. Pederson was the designated hitter Wednesday, but will start in center field...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 1:59 PM
It’s unspoken, at least publicly, but it’s pretty clear the Dodgers would like phenom Joc Pederson as their everyday center fielder in 2015.
They’re trying to be careful and say the right things like, “We’re not going to...
| 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-...