| Dec 20, 2014
| 7:10 AM
Seems like dysfunction is getting an odd amount of play with the Dodgers these days. A disproportionate amount.
There are stories all over the place bemoaning what a dysfunctional team the Dodgers were last season, which is curious if nothing else....
| 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-...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 1:56 PM
Now that was interesting. In the long run probably not telling, but at least interesting.
New President of Baseball Operations Andrew Friedman makes a November trade with his prior team and it’s to … swap a young prospect for an old...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 3:12 PM
If little things add up to big ones, maybe the Dodgers are building up to something.
Monday they added another pitcher for cash considerations or a player to be named later, so new President of Baseball Operations Andrew Friedman is quietly finding...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 7:47 PM
The Boston Red Sox got Hanley Ramirez, and Pablo Sandoval too.
The Dodgers got Juan Nicasio. He is a pitcher, given away by the Colorado Rockies, the team most desperate for pitching in all of baseball.
It was that kind of Monday in Los Angeles, on...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 9:49 PM
The Dodgers started the process of rebuilding their embattled bullpen, acquiring right-hander Joel Peralta in a multi-player deal with the Tampa Bay Rays.
In exchange for Peralta and minor league left-hander Adam Liberatore, the Dodgers traded hard-...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 8:55 AM
Andrew Friedman, the new head of baseball operations for the Dodgers, has struck a deal for his home in St. Petersburg, Fla., selling the waterfront residence for its asking price of $2.35 million.
The Mission-style residence, on more than a third of an...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 1:12 PM
Now you see him, now you don’t.
OK, actually you never did see him.
Wednesday the Dodgers moved the Dodger who never quite was, trading infielder Ryan Jackson to the Royals for cash.
Jackson will go down in history as the first player added as...
| Aug 31, 2014
| 2:17 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Clay Buchholz won for the first time in six weeks and the rookies kept getting the job done on Sunday as the Boston Red Sox downed Tampa Bay Rays 3-0 atTropicana Field.
Buchholz allowed just three hits and struck out six to...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 9:24 PM
After the Orioles’ 4-2 victory against the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday night in a lackluster game that lasted three hours and 37 minutes and featured 319 pitches, manager Buck Showalter played an impromptu word game with reporters.
“That was a...
| Aug 17, 2014
| 2:52 PM
The Sports Xchange
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The New York Yankees got strong pitching from Hiroki Kuroda and strung together four consecutive hits in the fifth inning to beat the Tampa Bay Rays 4-2 and win the three-game series at Tropicana Field....