| 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-...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 7:47 PM
The Boston Red Sox got Hanley Ramirez, and Pablo Sandoval too.
The Dodgers got Juan Nicasio. He is a pitcher, given away by the Colorado Rockies, the team most desperate for pitching in all of baseball.
It was that kind of Monday in Los Angeles, on...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 12:37 PM
CARL CRAWFORD, 33, outfielder.
Final 2014 stats: .300 batting average, eight homers, 46 RBIs, 56 runs, 23 stolen bases, and .339 on-base and .429 slugging percentages in 370 plate appearances.
Contract status: Three more years at almost $65 million....
| Nov 20, 2014
| 1:31 PM
It seems pretty much understood that at some point this off-season the Dodgers are going to trade one of their top four outfielders not named Yasiel Puig.
Understandably, that focus is generally on Andre Ethier and Carl Crawford, two expensive left-...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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 11, 2014
| 6:39 PM
PHOENIX — If any team in baseball needs to make a splash this winter, it's the White Sox.
They have money to spend, an urgency to win and a fan base that has proved time and again it won't support a loser — and sometimes not even a winner....