| Mar 25, 2015
| 6:43 PM
Yasiel Puig shares more than a home country with Hector Olivera, the Cuban infielder who agreed to a $62.5-million contract with the Dodgers this week.
Puig and Olivera learned how to hit from the same person.
"His father was my hitting coach," Puig...
| Mar 24, 2015
| 8:01 PM
Over the last three years, the Dodgers have spent more than $160 million to sign players who have escaped from Cuba.
Their latest addition from the communist island nation is their most expensive to date: former Cuban national team infielder Hector...
| Mar 17, 2015
| 5:09 PM
You take your good with the bad in spring training, often within the same game, and all, naturally, spread around a decent amount of so-so.
The Dodgers had plenty to enjoy about their 11-11 tie with the Rangers on Tuesday in Surprise, Ariz., but...
| Mar 16, 2015
| 8:22 PM
Dodgers 10, Oakland Athletics 5
AT THE PLATE: First the good news: Darwin Barney was three for three with a run batted in and Alex Guerrero singled and scored in his only at-bat, raising his average to .471 while continuing to search for a position in...
| Mar 15, 2015
| 4:26 PM
They’re not all going to be perfect, not during the regular season and most certainly not during spring training. Of course, all Clayton Kershaw has to do these days to live up to expectations is throw a shutout every time he takes the mound, if not...
| Mar 13, 2015
| 10:26 PM
Last December the Dodgers offered the Miami Marlins two All-Stars in exchange for four prospects with less than a full season of major league experience combined.
A no-brainer for Miami, right? Well, not so fast.
The Marlins weren't sure they wanted...
| Mar 10, 2015
| 9:10 PM
From the Dodgers clubhouse to the manager's office, the verdict is unanimous: Corey Seager is the real deal.
In the first two-plus weeks of spring training, the 20-year-old Seager has demonstrated why he is considered one of the top prospects in...
| Mar 5, 2015
| 8:25 PM
AT THE PLATE: Yasiel Puig drove in the Dodgers' first run with a groundout to second base in the first inning. Puig, who batted third and started in right field, finished the game 0 for 2. Rookie Joc Pederson was one for two and is batting .750 through...
| Mar 5, 2015
| 3:52 PM
And then all was right in the baseball universe, or at least in the part that orbits around the Dodgers.
Clayton Kershaw made his first appearance of the spring and looked not like the pitcher last seen being chased by the Cardinals in the playoffs, but...
| Mar 1, 2015
| 1:54 PM
Apparently you can squash any hope that the Dodgers might be able to persuade Alex Guerrero to return to the minors this season.
The infielder has the Dodgers in a difficult spot, the organization agreeing to give the Cuban defector a wacky four-year,...
| 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....