| Mar 2, 2015
| 6:41 PM
The news that emerged from the Dodgers' spring-training facility Monday wasn't as much news as it was confirmation of the obvious: Clayton Kershaw will be the Dodgers' opening-day starter.
"That's our plan," Manager Don Mattingly said.
| Feb 28, 2015
| 6:40 PM
When right-hander Mike Bolsinger was in high school, he was part of a Dallas-based travel team that included Clayton Kershaw.
Kershaw, a late bloomer, was the No. 3 starter. The team's two best pitchers were future major leaguers Shawn Tolleson and...
| Feb 28, 2015
| 10:18 AM
Clayton Kershaw will start on the mound Thursday in the Dodgers’ second game of the exhibition season, Manager Don Mattingly said.
The Dodgers will face the Chicago White Sox that day at Camelback Ranch.
The two teams face each other Wednesday...
| Feb 24, 2015
| 8:24 PM
Easy now, handle with care. Let’s be careful out there this spring, particularly with that Dodgers’ starting rotation.
Despite efforts, it’s proven impossible to throw accurately from the mound while in bubble wrap. What to do with...
| Feb 23, 2015
| 7:59 PM
Watching closer Kenley Jansen move across the Dodgers clubhouse on crutches, Dustin McGowan shook his head.
"It happens to everybody," McGowan said. "It happened a lot to me."
McGowan, a 32-year-old right-handed reliever who signed a one-year contract...
| 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 15, 2015
| 8:05 AM
Four days before pitchers and catchers are scheduled to report to camp, and here are six questions the Dodgers hope to answer this spring. Why six? Why not?
Most of the tough questions about this year’s Dodgers won’t be answered until the...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 9:42 PM
At the conclusion of a 4-12 campaign in his first year at the helm of the Washington Redskins, head coach Jay Gruden vowed to make whatever changes would improve the team's performance heading into the 2015 season.
On Wednesday team officials...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 4:00 AM
Free agent Nelson Cruz finished seventh in the American League Most Valuable Player voting Thursday night. That seems a little low to me, especially since he led the majors in homers and was the biggest contributor for an Orioles team that won 96 games...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 8:01 AM
Just hours after the Kansas City Royals clinched a World Series berth with a sweep over the Orioles, tomes began to emerge about how it’s all been part of the Royals' plan. That’s a little tidy for my taste — both of these teams had to...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 10:15 PM
BALTIMORE — When Andy MacPhail departed Chicago in 2006 after two postseason appearances in 12 years running the Cubs, he left with one of the more memorable exit lines in franchise history.
"It's time," he said. "The clock on the MacPhail-o-meter...