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  • Dodgers release Chone Figgins; Tommy John surgery for Stephen Fife

    Dodgers release Chone Figgins; Tommy John surgery for Stephen Fife
    There are few guarantees in the majors, either for a player’s career or single season. The Dodgers’ hopes for two players this season came to an end Wednesday, one via the waiver wire and one the scalpel. Infielder Chone Figgins, a...
  • Dodgers fall to Braves, 3-2

    Dodgers fall to Braves, 3-2
    KEY MOMENT: Trailing by a run, the Dodgers threatened against All-Star closer Craig Kimbrel in the ninth inning, loading the bases with one out. With two on and one out, Adrian Gonzalez hit a line drive that fell inches in front of Justin Upton in left...
  • Chone Figgins cut by Dodgers

    The Dodgers designated Chone Figgins for assignment Wednesday. Figgins, 36, batted .217 in 38 games with the Dodgers. He made the team as a non-roster invitee to spring training, but Miguel Rojas' ability to provide an outstanding defensive option at...
  • Dodgers hold on to defeat Angels, 2-1

    Dodgers hold on to defeat Angels, 2-1
    KEY MOMENT: With the Angels trailing, 2-0, Erick Aybar led off the eighth inning with a bunt single off Dodgers starter Dan Haren and took third on C.J. Cron's one-out, pinch-hit single to left off reliever J.P. Howell. Brandon League replaced Howell...
  • Dodgers pick up Darwin Barney from Cubs, adding veteran infield depth

    Dodgers pick up Darwin Barney from Cubs, adding veteran infield depth
    You just knew the Dodgers would make a move before the July 31 non-waiver trading deadline and here it is: They’ve picked up second baseman Darwin Barney. OK, so maybe that’s not the deal that clinches the pennant, but I suppose it can&...
  • Dodgers option newly acquired Darwin Barney to triple-A

    Dodgers option newly acquired  Darwin Barney to triple-A
    Apparently Darwin Barney really was acquired for insurance purposes. Barney, who was somewhat conspicuously absent from Dodger Stadium Tuesday after the Dodgers swung the deal with the Cubs early Monday, has been optioned to triple-A Albuquerque....
  • Chone Figgins, Dodgers agree to minor league contract

    The Dodgers, in search of infield depth, agreed Wednesday to a minor league contract with former Angels standout Chone Figgins. The Dodgers declined to confirm the deal. If Figgins makes the Dodgers in spring training, he would provide depth at second...
  • Clayton Kershaw to start Dodgers' exhibition opener

    PHOENIX -- Clayton Kershaw might not start for the Dodgers on opening day, but he will pitch in their first exhibition game of the spring. Kershaw is scheduled to take the mound Wednesday at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick, where the Dodgers will...
  • Chone Figgins is back and might just catch on with the Dodgers

    Chone Figgins is back and might just catch on with the Dodgers
    PHOENIX¬†— The question of whatever happened to Chone Figgins will be answered Wednesday afternoon. There will be a first pitch of Arizona spring training thrown in three parks, and Figgins will be facing one of them. Yes, we are talking about that...
  • Third baseman David Freese looks to bring Cardinal virtues to Angels

    Third baseman David Freese looks to bring Cardinal virtues to Angels
    TEMPE, Ariz. — The Angels hope for great things from David Freese, their new third baseman. What they cannot hope for are the best days of Freese's baseball life. He already had them. In 2011, he saved the St. Louis Cardinals from extinction...
  • Ex-Cowboy Josh Brent is found guilty in crash that killed teammate

    Former Dallas Cowboys player Josh Brent was convicted of intoxication manslaughter Wednesday for a fiery wreck that killed his teammate and close friend, Jerry Brown. He faces up to 20 years in prison for a December 2012 wreck after a night of...