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  • Say this for Dodgers' 2015 lineup, it looks well-balanced

    Say this for Dodgers' 2015 lineup, it looks well-balanced
    Balance, great thing to have if you’re a gymnast, a Flying Wallenda or have a job and family. Also a very nice thing for a baseball lineup. Whatever you may think of the Dodgers’ individual moves this off-season, for 2015 it has left them...
  • Brett Anderson throws two scoreless innings in first spring outing

    Brett Anderson throws two scoreless innings in first spring outing
    You take the first step, then a second, and you see where it takes you. Or in the case of a pitcher, the first throw. Brett Anderson had not been in a competitive baseball situation since Aug. 5, when his back called and surgery answered. But the...
  • What's next for the four major Philadelphia professional sports teams?

    What's next for the four major Philadelphia professional sports teams?
    Gone is last season's NBA Rookie of the Year, 23-year-old Michael Carter-Williams. Saying good-bye this week is LeSean McCoy, the Eagles' all-time leading rusher at age 26. Phillies and Flyers fans can rest easy because there is no one as young,...
  • Dodgers pitcher Brandon McCarthy trusts front office brain power

    Dodgers pitcher Brandon McCarthy trusts front office brain power
    Even before Brandon McCarthy had any inkling he might sign with the Dodgers, he was intrigued when they hired Andrew Friedman to be their president of baseball operations. McCarthy's curiosity increased when the analytically-inclined Friedman added Farhan...
  • Dodgers need to be seen, not just heard about

    Dodgers need to be seen, not just heard about
    Hey, did you see all the cool new things happening with the Dodgers in spring training? Joc Pederson gets five hits in his first seven at-bats? The melding of the double-play combo of Jimmy Rollins and Howie Kendrick? The lovable journeyman David...
  • Dodgers drop spring training opener to White Sox, 6-4

    Dodgers drop spring training opener to White Sox, 6-4
    AT THE PLATE: Joc Pederson's bid to become the Dodgers' starting center fielder had a promising start, as the 22-year-old rookie was two for two with a double and a run. Pederson was the designated hitter Wednesday, but will start in center field...
  • Juan Uribe sees a World Series title for Dodgers this year

    Juan Uribe sees a World Series title for Dodgers this year
    If Juan Uribe's once-every-five-years theory is to be believed, the Dodgers will win the World Series this season. "I won my first ring in 2005," Uribe said in Spanish. "I won my second in 2010. Now, we're in 2015." Uribe won his first championship...
  • Howard gets 2 hits in spring opener; Phils tie Yanks 5-5

    Howard gets 2 hits in spring opener; Phils tie Yanks 5-5
    CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — Newly trim, Ryan Howard singled in his first two at-bats of spring training and then broke his silence. He had not spoken with media since arriving for his 15th season with the Philadelphia Phillies. Following the offseason...
  • Jimmy Rollins to lead off for Dodgers in exhibition opener

    Jimmy Rollins to lead off for Dodgers in exhibition opener
    Jimmy Rollins will lead off for the Dodgers in their Cactus League opener Wednesday against the Chicago White Sox. “That’s the one guy that I think that we are pretty sure about,” Manager Don Mattingly said. “Jimmy’s really...
  • Jimmy Rollins ready to start things off for Dodgers

    Jimmy Rollins ready to start things off for Dodgers
    If Jimmy Rollins is still learning his way around his new clubhouse, he will at least be familiar with his place in the Dodgers' lineup. Rollins will bat leadoff. That's where he'll be in Wednesday's Cactus League opener against the Chicago White Sox,...
  • Jimmy Rollins to lead off for Dodgers this season

    Jimmy Rollins to lead off for Dodgers this season
    GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Dodgers manager Don Mattingly is set at the top of his batting order with newcomer Jimmy Rollins. "That's the one guy, I think, we are pretty sure about," Mattingly said Tuesday of his shortstop. "Jimmy is really kind of...