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  • Who will be left holding the bag at second for the Dodgers?

    PHOENIX — With fewer than three weeks remaining until opening day, the Dodgers don't know who's on second. Early signs point to newcomer Alex Guerrero starting the season in the minor leagues. Unless that changes, the Dodgers probably will...
  • Chone Figgins trying to regain his stroke with Dodgers

    Chone Figgins trying to regain his stroke with Dodgers
    PHOENIX — One of the most difficult things to do in professional sports is to take a round bat, swing at a round ball and hit it square. Now imagine trying to do that after sitting out a full season at an age when most players are considering...
  • There's no natural fit for Dodgers to have platoon at second base

    There's no natural fit for Dodgers to have platoon at second base
    And for today’s most hilarious Dodgers quote, we bring you Manager Don Mattingly: “I like platoons.” Right, and Chris Christie is crazy about the George Washington Bridge. But before you worry Mattingly has gone all Billy Beane on...
  • Dodgers sign Justin Turner as a little second baseman insurance

    It’s three days until pitchers and catchers report to spring training for the Dodgers, and do you know where their starting second baseman is? They’re going in big time with Cuba’s untested Alex Guerrero, a shortstop who’s...
  • Dodgers reach agreement with Cuban shortstop Erisbel Arruebarruena

    Big day for shortstop news in major league baseball, what with Derek Jeter announcing this will be his last season and the Dodgers apparently providing the answer to team president Stan Kasten’s “mystery player” by agreeing to terms...
  • Chone Figgins is cherishing his opportunity with the Dodgers

    Chone Figgins is cherishing his opportunity with the Dodgers
    For Chone Figgins, his reunion with the Angels in the Freeway Series will mark a triumph. Games against his former team used to a be painful reminder of what he left behind. Over the next three days, when the Dodgers and Angels face each other in...
  • Dee Gordon on his opportunity: 'I'm going to seize it this time'

    Dee Gordon on his opportunity: 'I'm going to seize it this time'
    It’s a platoon for now, very much subject to change, which should be nothing new for Dee Gordon. Manager Don Mattingly plans to start the season with a platoon of Gordon and Justin Turner at second base. This became Plan B when it was deemed Cuban...
  • Dan Haren gets in a little bad work in Dodgers' final spring game

    For the last time, the Dodgers could say “It’s only an exhibition game.” Which for Dan Haren works out just fine. Haren did not enjoy his finest outing in the Dodgers’ final spring-training game, a 6-2 loss to the Angels on...
  • Freeway Series: Angels 6, Dodgers 2

    Angels 6, Dodgers 2 AT THE PLATE: On the day he signed his six-year, $144.5-million contract extension, Angels center fielder Mike Trout singled and hit a solo home run in his first two at-bats. Kole Calhoun hit a three-run home run to right field in...
  • Don Mattingly says he's 'OK' with instant replay system

    Don Mattingly says he's 'OK' with instant replay system
    SAN DIEGO — The game between the Dodgers and San Diego Padres on Sunday broke in Major League Baseball's expanded instant replay system. Well, kind of. Neither team challenged a call in the Padres' 3-1 victory. Manager Don Mattingly didn't sound...
  • Dodgers waive Javy Guerra as they name 30-man roster for Sydney

    Dodgers waive Javy Guerra as they name 30-man roster for Sydney
    Javy Guerra, who started the 2012 season as the Dodgers closer, was designated for assignment Sunday, part of a flurry of moves to cut the roster to the 30 total players they can take to Australia. Guerra, 28, can still be traded while the Dodgers...