| Dec 11, 2014
| 5:21 PM
Impressed? I mean, assuming your head has stopped spinning. Think the Dodgers have done a masterful job of shaking up a team that won 94 games last season? That the franchise's very own numbers crunchers have put together a team ready to take that step to...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 9:30 PM
Quick, somebody tear down that Matt Kemp billboard on the corner of Sunset and Elysian Park and throw up a new one featuring a stranger with a jackhammer.
Live. Breathe. Friedman.
The Dodgers are no longer a reflection of two playoff appearances in...
| Dec 19, 2014
A five-player trade that was first reported a week earlier was completed late Thursday night as the San Diego Padres finalized a deal to acquire Matt Kemp from the Los Angeles Dodgers, multiple media outlets reported.
That trade enables the Phillies...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 11:02 PM
The trade sending Matt Kemp from the Dodgers to the San Diego Padres was finalized Thursday, one week after the division rivals agreed in principle to the blockbuster deal.
The final stages of the five-player exchange, which were expected to be a...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 6:48 PM
When is a surplus not really a surplus?
When the Dodgers tell you so, or at least in the moments that pass for baseball’s off-season, they do.
As everyone knows -- and the new management team readily admits -- the Dodgers have too many...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 5:00 PM
Andre Ethier was on the move. He had flown into town Thursday to dedicate the Maggie and Andre Ethier Learning Center at the Union Rescue Mission but was catching a quick flight back to Phoenix.
“Hustling back to be home for a playoff game for...
| Dec 6, 2014
| 3:51 PM
Baseball's annual rumor fest is upon us. The winter meetings start Monday in San Diego, and what traditionally deteriorates into a week of overblown analysis of overblown hype might actually amount to something big.
One reason: teams looking for offense...
| Dec 7, 2014
| 5:30 PM
Matt Kemp still doesn't know where he'll be playing next season.
He could return to the Dodgers. He could be traded to a team in search of a right-handed power hitter such as the San Diego Padres, Texas Rangers, Seattle Mariners or Baltimore Orioles....
| Dec 9, 2014
| 6:12 PM
The Dodgers are not close to trading Matt Kemp to the San Diego Padres, Dodgers General Manager Farhan Zaidi said Tuesday.
“I think the information that’s coming out there may be driven more by either what people are hearing in snippets or...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 12:14 PM
Farewell, Hanley Ramirez, parting is such sweet ... what? Sorrow? Not hardly. Cause for celebration? Not exactly that, either.
Maybe Ramirez goes on to remain healthy the next few years, hits the snot out of the ball and makes everyone around Chavez...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 5:58 PM
In the end, what they do is much more important than what they say. In the end, the players they put on the field in April and October are much more important than the words they stuff into microphones in November and February.
Still, it is head-...