| Apr 4, 2014
| 4:45 PM
Final: Giants 8, Dodgers 4
It was a rough day for the Dodgers. It started with an upset Matt Kemp, a late and benched Yasiel Puig, and two two innings that more resembled a blooper rather than a highlight reel.
Balls were bobbled and lost in the sun....
| Mar 16, 2014
| 8:35 PM
PHOENIX — The Dodgers learned last year that a $240-million payroll can overcome a disastrous start. They'll now find out if it can negate the effects of an abbreviated exhibition season and trip to the other side of the world.
| Mar 17, 2014
| 2:00 PM
While wondering if the Dodgers have almost talked themselves into jet lag, a quick look at questions and answers provided during this spring’s camp:
Who’s the fifth starter?
Uh, they’ll have to get back to you on that one. Josh...
| Mar 22, 2014
| 6:36 PM
SYDNEY, Australia — The roster the Dodgers submitted to the commissioner's office on opening day won't be the same roster with which they will start the domestic part of their season.
"This is our roster for the next two days," Manager Don...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 5:30 AM
SYDNEY, Australia — The Dodgers won their two games in Australia. Now comes the fallout.
When they departed Australia on Sunday, Hyun-Jin Ryu had a loose toenail and Yasiel Puig a tight back.
While Ryu's problem could force the Dodgers to make...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 6:00 AM
PHOENIX — For a relief pitcher it's not how you start but how you finish that counts.
So it didn't matter that, for five months last summer, Paco Rodriguez was almost unhittable, posting a 1.88 earned-run average and holding opponents to a batting...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 4:32 PM
His pitching line looked good. It was how the thumb felt that was the problem.
Right-hander Josh Beckett returned to the mound Friday, throwing three sharp, scoreless innings. He gave up one hit, walked two and struck out one.
The one problem: He...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 6:14 PM
Cubs 5, Dodgers 2
AT THE PLATE: Dee Gordon was two for three with a run-scoring triple — his third of the exhibition season. Alex Guerrero, who replaced Gordon at second base, hit a two-run double to left-center field in the seventh inning. Miguel...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 8:10 PM
Ah, that’s no way to throw a homecoming. Jumping all over your former hero, even letting loose some boos as he’s chased in the sixth inning.
Kansas City didn’t exactly welcome back Zack Greinke, their 2009 Cy Young winner, pushing...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 9:22 PM
KEY MOMENT: Kansas City starter Jeremy Guthrie had faced the minimum 12 batters through four innings when Adrian Gonzalez and Matt Kemp each singled to start the fifth inning. But Andre Ethier struck out, and A.J. Ellis and Miguel Rojas grounded out....
| Jun 25, 2014
| 8:57 PM
Some hits do not help the batting average, but they can win games.
The Dodgers were locked in a 4-4 tie with the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday night when A.J. Ellis came to the plate with the bases loaded in the eighth inning. Normally this is an...