| Feb 23, 2014
| 6:50 PM
MESA, Ariz. — As a former minor league player in the farm systems of the Dodgers and Rays, outfielder Justin Ruggiano developed a sharp eye for evaluating prospects while playing with the likes of Matt Kemp, Evan Longoria and David Price.
| Feb 22, 2014
| 1:09 PM
One year you’re the opening day starting shortstop. The next you’re designated for assignment.
Welcome to the world of Justin Sellers, who was DFA’d on Saturday when the Dodgers officially signed Cuban infielder Erisbel Arruebarrena....
| Feb 19, 2014
| 8:10 PM
PHOENIX — Brandon League views this spring as a chance to start over.
"It's a new season, whether you're World Series champs, made the playoffs or not," League said. "It's always a fresh start for everyone."
Never was League paid as much as he...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 12:51 PM
PHOENIX — Paul Maholm understands that he could be asked to pitch out of the bullpen if Josh Beckett claims the fifth spot in the Dodgers rotation.
Maholm said he was informed of the various ways he could be used during the talks that led to his...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 6:00 PM
PHOENIX — With Josh Beckett and Chad Billingsley recovering from major operations, the Dodgers solidified the back end of their rotation Saturday by signing veteran left-hander Paul Maholm to a one-year, $1.5-million contract.
Maholm, if anything,...
| Feb 8, 2014
While most of the country has added the term "polar vortex" to its vocabulary and now wonders if spring will ever arrive, it has been a short winter in Los Angeles.
"We had a long season and a short offseason," Dodgers GM Ned Colletti said. "We played...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 2:26 PM
Matt Kemp is aiming to return from his off-season ankle and shoulder operations in the Dodgers’ season-opening series in Australia. But Kemp's agent is advising him against pushing himself to play in the two-game set against the Arizona...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 1:20 PM
MATT MAGILL, 24, starting pitcher
Final 2013 stats: 0-2, 6.51 ERA, 1.99 WHIP, 8.5 strikeouts per nine innings, .257 opponents batting average in 27 2/3 innings (six starts).
Contract status: Under team control.
The good: Pitched well enough to win...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 1:07 PM
Yawn, the Dodgers are still there. Still looking extremely formidable, but with precious little new activity to get the fan base all riled anew.
And it could easily end this way, too, the Dodgers filling some utility and bullpen roles and still...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 2:18 PM
CHAD BILLINGSLEY, 29, starting pitcher
Final 2013 stats: 1-0, 3.00 ERA, 1.42 WHIP, .286 opponent batting average, 4.5 strikeouts per nine innings in all of two starts.
Contract status: One season left on his three-year deal for $12 million. Dodgers...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 4:33 PM
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — The Dodgers left baseball's winter meetings Thursday with almost the same team as last season.
They didn't trade Matt Kemp. They didn't trade for David Price. They didn't sign Juan Uribe or anyone else who could start at...