| Jan 15, 2014
| 4:32 PM
So just how fat is the cat?
Baseball people have been wondering that since Mark Walter and his Guggenheim group purchased the Dodgers and started collecting $100-million player contracts.
They were still wondering after the Dodgers agreed Wednesday to...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 3:41 PM
Andre Ethier has started the Dodgers' opener in right field for five consecutive seasons. That streak appears over, barring injury to Yasiel Puig.
That could leave Ethier in center field, or in left field, or left out, or on another team. The Dodgers...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 2:18 PM
CHAD BILLINGSLEY, 29, starting pitcher
Final 2013 stats: 1-0, 3.00 ERA, 1.42 WHIP, .286 opponent batting average, 4.5 strikeouts per nine innings in all of two starts.
Contract status: One season left on his three-year deal for $12 million. Dodgers...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 4:33 PM
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — The Dodgers left baseball's winter meetings Thursday with almost the same team as last season.
They didn't trade Matt Kemp. They didn't trade for David Price. They didn't sign Juan Uribe or anyone else who could start at...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 12:05 PM
Admit it, after one thrilling off-season you’ve stuck out your fat lower lip and have your best pouty face going. You want more. More than a fifth starter and returning set-up man.
A big name, a stud for the rotation, an impact...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 4:32 PM
BOSTON — The signs are there, signs for everyone to see and for all New England to embrace. From the runaway beard heading for Mike Napoli's belly button to the "Boston Strong" logo mowed into the center field grass for the postseason, the...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 10:03 AM
Ten years ago this month, fans came as close to seeing the Cubs in the World Series as they’d been in six decades. Then the eighth inning of Game 6 in the National League Championship Series happened, setting off a catastrophic...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 9:02 PM
ST. LOUIS — Clayton Kershaw and Michael Wacha have a lot in common.
Both were first-round draft picks, Kershaw by the Dodgers in 2006 and Wacha by the St. Louis Cardinals six years later. Both played high school baseball in Dallas, both pitched in...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 2:03 PM
Hey, their last trade worked out all right.
Wild guess, this one won't quite rate up there with the last time the Dodgers and Red Sox hooked up, but both figured to be happy enough about this second-tier deal.
The Dodgers had designated triple-A...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 11:32 PM
This was supposed to be Clayton Kershaw's night. It turned into Juan Uribe's.
Uribe launched an eighth-inning offering by David Carpenter high into the October sky, sending the Dodgers to 4-3 victory over the Atlanta Braves and to the National League...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 1:31 PM
This is the place where I would like to share my incredible personal connections to reveal the Dodgers’ double-secret plans to snare Japanese star pitcher Masahiro Tanaka.
Alas, there is none to offer. But, come on, does this not look like the...