| Feb 25, 2014
| 5:07 PM
As the Cactus League opens for play Wednesday, the most immediate story line is not difficult to determine: Is there really a rivalry between the Dodgers and the Arizona Diamondbacks?
The Dodgers won the National League West. The Diamondbacks complained...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 2:26 PM
Matt Kemp is aiming to return from his off-season ankle and shoulder operations in the Dodgers’ season-opening series in Australia. But Kemp's agent is advising him against pushing himself to play in the two-game set against the Arizona...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 9:33 PM
PHOENIX — Carl Crawford is sporting a new number this spring, having dumped the No. 25 he wore last year in favor of No. 3.
"I didn't like the number," Crawford said. "I wanted to change. It just didn't feel comfortable."
When Crawford arrived...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 7:00 PM
PHOENIX — With fewer than three weeks remaining until opening day, the Dodgers don't know who's on second.
Early signs point to newcomer Alex Guerrero starting the season in the minor leagues. Unless that changes, the Dodgers probably will...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 7:44 PM
Dodgers 3, San Diego Padres 3
AT THE PLATE: Dee Gordon tripled in a run. Hanley Ramirez collected his first hit of the spring, a single to right field in the third inning. Top outfield prospect Joc Pederson drew walks in each of his two plate...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 6:06 PM
PHOENIX — Five games into the exhibition season, Yasiel Puig batted leadoff for the first time. He figures to do that a lot more this year, as Manager Don Mattingly said he is thinking of batting Puig first this year.
"I like him getting that...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 12:28 PM
As the Angels and Mike Trout discuss a contract that could make him one of the highest-paid players in baseball history, Manager Mike Scioscia said he has yet to notice anything in Trout's demeanor to indicate the 22-year-old is distracted by the...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 1:32 PM
This shapes up as one of the Dodgers’ strangest spring camps, what with opening early to start the major-league season in Australia on March 22, then fly back, take four days off, oddly resume the exhibition season with three games against the...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 8:53 AM
PHOENIX — In the clubhouse a day before position players were scheduled to report for spring training, Hanley Ramirez said Wednesday he wanted to be “a Dodger for life.”
But Ramirez otherwise declined to talk about his contractual...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 2:04 PM
Once they were young. Rising stars with limitless futures.
Now the future is here, or so the Dodgers hope. Trouble is -- or could be – they are no longer so young. They may not be heading into the baseball sunset, but they’re mostly at...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 5:57 PM
Everyone expects the Dodgers to win. They did last year, and they just put up $215 million for Clayton Kershaw, to better their chance to win for many years to come.
No one expects the Angels to win. They sat out the playoffs last year — for the...