| Nov 9, 2014
| 2:58 PM
SCOTT VAN SLYKE, 28, outfielder.
Final 2014 stats: .297 batting average, 11 home runs, 29 RBI, 32 runs, and .386 on-base and .524 slugging percentages.
Contract status: Under team control.
The good: His home run total was actually fifth on the team,...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 7:30 AM
Scott Schebler’s dream is to play in the major leagues for the organization that drafted him.
One problem: He was drafted by the Dodgers.
Schebler hit 28 home runs this year for double-A Chattanooga, which alone might place him on the brink of...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 2:33 PM
Here’s an idea sure not to warm the cockles of most Dodgers fans’ hearts:
Don’t trade Andre Ethier.
Don’t trade Carl Crawford or Matt Kemp or Yasiel Puig. Keep ’em all. So what if they don’t make for one big happy...
| 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 15, 2014
| 8:44 PM
Evan Longoria was in the major leagues for less than a week when Andrew Friedman signed him to a contract guaranteed for $17.5 million. In addition to saving the Tampa Bay Rays millions of dollars in the arbitration process, Friedman's foresight has...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 8:28 PM
At his introductory news conference Friday, the Dodgers' new president of baseball operations confirmed Don Mattingly would manage the team next season and that a general manager would be hired.
That was about the extent of what Andrew Friedman...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 9:05 PM
Two days after the Dodgers were eliminated from the playoffs, Manager Don Mattingly said he would be "surprised" if the team didn't retain General Manager Ned Colletti, whose future was becoming a source of widespread speculation.
"We came in today...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 8:00 PM
Dodger Stadium sat empty Wednesday, the postseason logos already starting to fade in the grass. The Dodgers would have preferred to play Game 5 of the National League division series on their home field Thursday. Instead, the focus shifts from the field...
| 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 7, 2014
| 7:38 PM
ST. LOUIS -- St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Matt Adams hit the ball and threw up his arms as soon as he left the batter's box.
Meanwhile, Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw crouched in despair as the ball, and his team's postseason hopes, sailed...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 9:15 AM
Josh Beckett, one of the best big-game pitchers of his generation, is retiring after 14 seasons.
After the Los Angeles Dodgers were eliminated from the playoffs Tuesday, the right-hander told MLB.com that his ailing hip is prompting him to call it a...