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  • With Cubs' Castro likely out for season, Baez moves to SS

    With Cubs' Castro likely out for season, Baez moves to SS
    Moving Javier Baez to shortstop wasn't what the Cubs had in mind when they stockpiled that position with the acquisition of minor league prospect Addison Russell on July 5. But depth will be a key issue if the Cubs want to embark on their ascent to...
  • Four-run eighth inning keys Dodgers' 7-1 win over Padres

    Four-run eighth inning keys Dodgers' 7-1 win over Padres
    KEY MOMENT: The Dodgers blew open the game with a four-run eighth inning. Juan Uribe drove in the first run of the inning with a single to right field. Matt Kemp scored on a wild pitch by the Padres' third pitcher of the inning, Jesse Hahn. Darwin...
  • Dodgers can't make a move, on or off field, and lose to Nationals

    Dodgers can't make a move, on or off field, and lose to Nationals
    When the calendar switched from August to September early Monday morning, whatever intrigue was still swirling around the Dodgers roster vanished. The deadline had passed to acquire players who would be eligible for the playoffs. No relief help, no...
  • Jorge Soler just latest prospect to stir Cubs' pot

    Jorge Soler just latest prospect to stir Cubs' pot
    Besides headline writers, nobody enjoyed the Cubs' latest move more than their loyal fans, who understandably get more puffy-chested with each promotion. Soler powers Cubs. Soler energy sparks rally. Soler eclipses 30-home-run mark. Word-play...
  • Dodgers' offense shrivels in extra-inning loss, lead shrinks

    Dodgers' offense shrivels in extra-inning loss, lead shrinks
    SAN DIEGO -- The Dodgers have spent the last five weeks in first place in the National League West, yet their lead remains uncomfortably small. In the wake of a 10-inning, 2-1 loss to the San Diego Padres at Petco Park on Saturday night, the Dodgers'...
  • Dodgers pick up Darwin Barney from Cubs, adding veteran infield depth

    Dodgers pick up Darwin Barney from Cubs, adding veteran infield depth
    You just knew the Dodgers would make a move before the July 31 non-waiver trading deadline and here it is: They’ve picked up second baseman Darwin Barney. OK, so maybe that’s not the deal that clinches the pennant, but I suppose it can&...
  • All this Dodgers deadline trade talk is absolutely draining

    All this Dodgers deadline trade talk is absolutely draining
    Can it be Thursday, please? At 1 p.m. with deals done or not done? At some point do you stop caring and just want it over? The nonwaiver trading deadline draws near, just not near enough. This is the time of year when rumors fly, dip low and then go...
  • Dodgers increase NL West lead with 8-4 win over Braves

    Dodgers increase NL West lead with 8-4 win over Braves
    KEY MOMENT: Matt Kemp hit two home runs, one to center field and one to right, and appeared to be the hitter he was before injuries derailed his career in 2012 and 2013. Kemp, the subject of trade rumors, is batting .452 (14 for 31) in his last eight...
  • Cubs acquire Red Sox's Doubront

    The Chicago Cubs acquired left-hander Felix Doubront from the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday for a player to be named later, the team said. The non-waiver trading deadline is less than 24 hours away, and a deal involving Cubs infielder Emilio Bonifacio...
  • Dodgers option newly acquired Darwin Barney to triple-A

    Dodgers option newly acquired  Darwin Barney to triple-A
    Apparently Darwin Barney really was acquired for insurance purposes. Barney, who was somewhat conspicuously absent from Dodger Stadium Tuesday after the Dodgers swung the deal with the Cubs early Monday, has been optioned to triple-A Albuquerque....
  • Exactly as ugly as it sounds: Dodgers pounded by Rockies, 16-2

    Exactly as ugly as it sounds: Dodgers pounded by Rockies, 16-2
    Ol' Blue Eyes had nothing on these Dodgers. Riding high in April, shot down in May? Try riding high Monday, shot down by Wednesday. That’s some serious maneuvering. That’s life for the Dodgers at the moment. Feeling like they’re on the...