| Mar 31, 2015
| 4:25 PM
Late scares in spring training are the worst. At this point, teams have pretty much decided on how they’re going to break camp, players are rounded into shape and finally honed, and everybody is all packed to go home.
And then a player goes down...
| Mar 31, 2015
| 6:48 PM
ON THE MOUND: Joe Wieland did enough to still be considered a candidate to replace the sidelined Hyun-Jin Ryu in the rotation, as he limited the White Sox to two runs and nine hits in five innings. Wieland didn't walk any batters. Bullpen candidates David...
| Mar 29, 2015
| 8:15 PM
Brandon McCarthy watched from the bench Sunday as the Dodgers scored five runs in one inning and two in another. The more his team scored, the more he would have to wait to return to the mound.
The long innings, combined with temperatures in the mid-to-...
| Mar 28, 2015
| 4:45 PM
Home runs, nice to have. Generally very helpful when you’re attempting to outscore the other team.
The Dodgers lost their two most powerful bats in the off-season -- Matt Kemp traded to the Padres, Hanley Ramirez signing with the Red Sox -- so...
| Mar 21, 2015
| 5:50 PM
Juan Uribe is the Dodgers' starter at third base this season, no matter how he performs this spring. Beyond that, who knows?
Uribe again? Unlikely.
Hector Olivera? Corey Seager? Alex Guerrero?
Uribe's contract expires at the end of this season. So...
| Mar 20, 2015
| 10:15 PM
ATHLETICS 3, DODGERS 2 (split squad)
DODGERS 11, RANGERS 6 (split squad)
AT THE PLATE: The Dodgers scored eight runs in the first inning against Texas at the Alamodome, where the right-field foul pole was 275 feet from home plate. Each of the Dodgers'...
| Mar 16, 2015
| 5:36 PM
Dodgers starter Zack Greinke is not going to get too up or down based on a couple of early spring-training appearances. This is the 12th year the right-hander, who made the major leagues as a 20-year-old with the Kansas City Royals, has pitched in big...
| Mar 1, 2015
| 4:58 PM
Shortly after facing 18-year-old left-hander Julio Urias in live batting practice Sunday, Alex Guerrero sat at his locker and shook his head.
“When he threw a fastball, I couldn’t see it,” Guerrero said in Spanish. “The...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 7:00 AM
With pitchers and catchers reporting Thursday to spring training, the Dodgers already are facing something of a crisis.
Closer Kenley Jansen underwent foot surgery Tuesday and is expected to be sidelined for the first month of the regular season....
| Feb 11, 2015
| 8:05 AM
Those who were less than thrilled at what the Dodgers received in their off-season trades can take heart that at least one player this winter was receiving pretty much rave reviews.
Now if the Dodgers can only find a place for him on their roster....
| Jan 26, 2015
| 10:43 PM
When Adrian Gonzalez led the major leagues in runs batted in last season, he was often hitting behind Hanley Ramirez and in front of Matt Kemp.
Ramirez is now with the Boston Red Sox and Kemp is with the San Diego Padres.
But Gonzalez is confident he'...