| Apr 1, 2015
| 5:42 PM
In the ballpark he called home for nine seasons, Howie Kendrick will be a visitor Thursday. He and the Dodgers will be at Angel Stadium for the start of the Freeway Series.
"I know the place inside and out," Kendrick said. "It will be fun to get to...
| Apr 1, 2015
| 5:55 PM
Dodgers 4, Kansas City 4
AT THE PLATE: Infielder Darwin Barney, who is in contention for a bench role, doubled, tripled and scored. The former Gold Glove second baseman is batting .341 in the exhibition season. Barney scored in the third inning on a...
| Mar 31, 2015
| 12:32 PM
Why, you ask? A very good question. It may not come with the greatest answer but it remains a very good question.
On Tuesday -- the day of their final spring home game in Phoenix and when they began making cuts -- the Dodgers announced they had acquired...
| 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 29, 2015
| 5:27 PM
It’s only spring training. It’s the refrain to temper expectations of a player scorching it in the exhibition season and to shrug off a veteran struggling.
But spring training is serious stuff when you’re trying to make the club or...
| 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...