| Dec 11, 2014
| 6:35 PM
SAN DIEGO — The Dodgers open the 2015 season at Dodger Stadium, against the San Diego Padres. The cheers will be long and loud for one of the Padres' outfielders, a guy by the name of Matt Kemp.
The Dodgers dispatched two of their most popular...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 9:00 PM
When the Dodgers take the field for their first game of the 2015 season, one of their most popular players of the last decade will be wearing the uniform of the opposing team.
Matt Kemp will playing for the San Diego Padres, who visit Dodger Stadium for...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 7:49 PM
The Dodgers can no longer wait for Matt Kemp to rescue them with a home run.
In the wake of a frenzied 24-hour period during which they traded the 2011 MVP runner-up to the San Diego Padres, the Dodgers returned from baseball's winter meetings with a...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 2:02 PM
HANLEY RAMIREZ, 31, shortstop.
Final 2014 stats: .283 batting average, 13 home runs, 71 RBI, 35 doubles, 64 runs and .373 on-base and .500 slugging percentages in 512 plate appearances.
Contract status: Signed with the Red Sox for four years at $88...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 7:15 PM
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jimmy Rollins waived his no-trade clause after 14 years in Philadelphia to join the Los Angeles Dodgers, where the 36-year-old will replace Hanley Ramirez at shortstop.
It's a big move for a kid who grew up in the Bay Area...
| Dec 6, 2014
| 1:43 PM
MIGUEL ROJAS, 25, infielder.
Final 2014 stats: Hit .181 with 16 runs, one homer, 9 RBI and .242 on-base and .221 slugging percentages in 149 plate appearances. Seven errors in 198 chances (.965).
Contract status: Under team control.
The good: A very...
| Dec 6, 2014
| 3:51 PM
Baseball's annual rumor fest is upon us. The winter meetings start Monday in San Diego, and what traditionally deteriorates into a week of overblown analysis of overblown hype might actually amount to something big.
One reason: teams looking for offense...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 4:22 PM
The hits just keep coming. I mean, the rumors. Anyway, let’s hope they’re only the stuff of silly speculation. Hits are very much needed.
The Dodgers want to move an outfielder, maybe two, and the one getting the most attention is Matt Kemp?...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 11:36 PM
Now that Clayton Kershaw has won this third Cy Young, the Dodgers have awarded him somebody even more important.
He has just been given an A.J. Ellis.
In a smart old-school baseball move by the Dodgers' new analytical bosses, Ellis was tendered a one-...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 4:31 PM
When Pablo Sandoval arrived in Boston early Tuesday, the natives made sure he quickly recognized his new home.
The switch-hitting third baseman was greeted at his introductory press conference at Fenway Park by a fan wearing a mascot-type, oversized...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 11:36 AM
Free agent third baseman Pablo Sandoval is leaving his heart in San Francisco and heading cross-country to Beantown.
According to multiple reports, Sandoval and the Boston Red Sox have agreed on a five-year deal worth close to $100 million.