| Apr 4, 2015
| 6:58 PM
With every home run he hit, every ball in the gap he ran down, Joc Pederson came a little closer to believing.
And by the time the Dodgers broke camp a few days ago, Pederson was certain he could contribute at the major league level.
"I'm not just...
| Apr 4, 2015
| 8:10 AM
Don Mattingly wasn’t always like this. When he first started as the Dodgers’ manager in 2011, he was pretty open with the media. He pretty much told you what he was thinking. His office -- unlike now -- was always open to the press.
| Apr 3, 2015
| 10:15 PM
Sometimes things go exactly as hoped, and sometimes they just zigzag all over. Left behind is a puzzle with very uncertain pieces.
Of all the issues the Dodgers faced this off-season, closer was one they figured was covered. Then on the eve of camp,...
| Apr 1, 2015
| 3:09 PM
They packed their bats and gloves and laptops and called it a camp. For the Dodgers a spring’s work was done. Or as close as they could manage, anyway.
The Dodgers completed their Cactus League season Wednesday with an almost fitting 4-4 tie...
| Mar 28, 2015
| 7:10 PM
David Huff doesn't know what he'll be asked to do this season.
Will he be a starter, as he was Saturday in the Dodgers' 5-4 victory over the Angels? Or a long reliever? Or a situational left-hander?
The 30-year-old, six-year veteran doesn't even...
| Mar 26, 2015
| 7:53 PM
AT THE PLATE: Yasiel Puig homered for the second consecutive day, launching a second-inning offering from former Dodger Brad Penny over the wall in left-center field. The home run was the fifth of the spring for Puig, who is batting .263 and leads the...
| Mar 26, 2015
| 5:21 PM
So many spring uncertainties. Will the Dodgers’ rotation stay healthy, the bullpen come together, the defense really be improved, Hector Olivera show up?
Nice to know there are some things you can count on, such as Stan Kasten saying he feels...
| Mar 21, 2015
| 10:04 AM
Although Clayton Kershaw and the Dodgers had a good laugh about the line drive that toppled their ace on Friday afternoon, Kershaw paid the price Friday night.
He spent the evening at the dentist.
Kershaw said after Friday's game that the only damage...
| Mar 20, 2015
| 4:23 PM
An eerie, sudden hush fell upon Hohokam Stadium on Friday afternoon in Mesa, Ariz.
Clayton Kershaw, the National League’s reigning MVP and Cy Young winner, had stabbed with his glove at a broken-bat comebacker and missed, the Andy...
| Mar 23, 2015
| 9:37 PM
Bad command or bad blood?
Whatever the case, a series of hit batters resulted in four ejections Monday in the Dodgers’ 7-4 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Dodgers utility man Justin Turner was struck twice.
“You don’t ever...
| Mar 17, 2015
| 5:09 PM
You take your good with the bad in spring training, often within the same game, and all, naturally, spread around a decent amount of so-so.
The Dodgers had plenty to enjoy about their 11-11 tie with the Rangers on Tuesday in Surprise, Ariz., but...