| Jan 15, 2015
| 7:45 PM
Outfielder Chris Heisey and the Dodgers avoided salary arbitration, as the two sides agreed Thursday to a 2015 salary of $2.16 million.
Heisey, 30, was acquired from the Cincinnati Reds in the off-season in exchange for right-hander Matt Magill. Heisey...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 7:37 PM
Don Mattingly thinks the Dodgers can offset the departures of Matt Kemp and Hanley Ramirez with their improved defense, but won't say whether they are a better team now than they were last season.
"We'll see," Mattingly said Wednesday
| Jan 13, 2015
| 3:18 PM
A.J. Ellis and the Dodgers avoided salary arbitration, as the catcher agreed to a one-year deal worth $4.25 million, according to people familiar with the situation who spoke on the condition of anonymity.
Ellis, 33, is expected to split time behind...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 12:27 PM
This is going to happen. Not certain if it’s smart or reckless or just inevitable.
But come opening day, the Dodgers are clearly counting on young Joc Pederson as their starting center fielder.
Matt Kemp has been given away – excuse me --...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 12:16 PM
Put me in, coach -- I’m ready to play today.
Look at me, I can be, center field.
And now for what is shaping up as the Dodgers’ most interesting decision, one still looming, that could be decided any day now or still hanging in early May:...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 10:04 PM
Catcher A.J. Ellis is coming back, and apparently so are all seven other Dodgers eligible for arbitration.
The Dodgers signed infielder Darwin Barney to a one-year contract for $2.525 million and tendered contracts to the other seven players prior to...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 6:48 PM
When is a surplus not really a surplus?
When the Dodgers tell you so, or at least in the moments that pass for baseball’s off-season, they do.
As everyone knows -- and the new management team readily admits -- the Dodgers have too many...
| May 26, 2014
| 8:29 PM
If on Sunday Josh Beckett came up with the incredible, on Monday Hyun-Jin Ryu threatened to answer with the unbelievable.
One day after Beckett threw the 21st no-hitter in Dodgers’ history, Ryu took a perfect game into the eighth inning.
| May 27, 2014
| 10:20 PM
On a night when Andre Ethier was looking more comfortable than ever as the Dodgers’ new center fielder, they lost left fielder Carl Crawford because of an ankle injury.
The move of Ethier to everyday center fielder is about his defense, the...
| May 28, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Bad signs that Carl Crawford and his sprained ankle are going to be out for some time:
He was brought into Tuesday’s postgame clubhouse in a wheelchair. He limped into the shower and returned on crutches and with his left foot in a boot. Then he...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 10:49 AM
For the second time in roughly three weeks, closer Steve Cishek’s ability to keep a baserunner close yielded a big out.
After Chris Heisey opened the ninth Saturday with a single, manager Mike Redmond called for a throw over to first before...