| Apr 9, 2014
| 11:44 PM
Josh Beckett was not great. The Dodgers do not need him to be, and that makes for a pretty great situation for the home team.
Think about it. What other team could afford to employ a guy making close to $16 million as a fifth starter, with no shortage...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 3:09 PM
Chad Billingsley will pitch Sunday for Class-A Rancho Cucamonga, the first of his five scheduled starts on a minor-league rehabilitation assignment.
Billingsley, who is recovering from Tommy John elbow surgery, last pitched in the major leagues on...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 10:59 PM
Dodgers 6, Giants 2
ON THE MOUND: Zack Greinke improved to 2-0 as he limited the Giants to two runs and six hits over six innings. Both runs he allowed came on solo home runs in the sixth inning, one by Brandon Belt and the other by Hunter Pence. Don...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 6:14 PM
Eleven months and one unusual surgery later, it’s the return of Josh Beckett.
Barring something unexpected, Beckett will make his season debut Wednesday night against the Detroit Tigers. No small order -- he is essentially replacing Clayton...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Yasiel Puig returned from an MRI Sunday and appeared in the dugout with his left hand heavily wrapped.
Meanwhile, word had come from Rancho Cucamonga that Chad Billingsley had walked off the field with a trainer in his first rehab start....
| Apr 30, 2014
| 9:59 PM
KEY MOMENT: Jason Kubel's two-out throw from left field beat the Dodgers' Drew Butera to the plate for what should have been the last out of the third inning, but Butera was able to evade the tag of catcher Kurt Suzuki to score the tying run. The Twins...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 3:49 PM
JOSH BECKETT, 33, starting pitcher
Final 2013 stats: 0-5, 5.19 ERA, 1.50 WHIP, .289 opponents batting average, 8.5 strikeouts per nine innings in 43 1/3 innings of eight starts.
Contract status: Last year of four-year deal at $17 million.
| 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...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 5:30 PM
Three hundred and six names fill National Baseball Hall of Fame’s roster, from men who invented the box score and first put numbers on uniforms to the recently elected trio of Tom Glavine, Greg Maddux and Frank Thomas.
But no owner of a bronze...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 7:30 AM
Team outlooks are listed in predicted order of finish. Lineups and rotations are projections.
1 l Washington
2013 l 86-76, second place
Last year in playoffs l 2012
They are supposed to blossom after years of suffering, top draft...
| 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,...