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  • Freeway Series: Angels 6, Dodgers 0

    Freeway Series: Angels 6, Dodgers 0
    AT THE PLATE: One pitch after being brushed back by Pedro Baez's high-and-tight, 96-mph fastball in the fifth inning, Angels slugger Albert Pujols lined a grand slam over the left-center-field wall, his fifth homer of the spring. The Angels loaded the...
  • Dodgers bullpen remains unsettled three days before opener

    Dodgers bullpen remains unsettled three days before opener
    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,...
  • Dodgers call it a camp, but decisions still loom

    Dodgers call it a camp, but decisions still loom
    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...
  • Spring training: Chicago White Sox 2, Dodgers 1

    Spring training: Chicago White Sox 2, Dodgers 1
    ON THE MOUND: Joe Wieland did enough to still be considered a candidate to replace the sidelined Hyun-Jin Ryu in the rotation, as he limited the White Sox to two runs and nine hits in five innings. Wieland didn't walk any batters. Bullpen candidates David...
  • Andre Ethier OK after hit on elbow in Dodgers' 2-1 loss to White Sox

    Andre Ethier OK after hit on elbow in Dodgers' 2-1 loss to White Sox
    Late scares in spring training are the worst. At this point, teams have pretty much decided on how they’re going to break camp, players are rounded into shape and finally honed, and everybody is all packed to go home. And then a player goes down...
  • Dodgers beat Texas, 10-5, and fall to San Francisco, 11-9

    Dodgers beat Texas, 10-5, and fall to San Francisco, 11-9
    AT THE PLATE: Rookie center fielder Joc Pederson blasted his team-leading sixth home run of the spring in the loss to the Giants. In the same game, utilityman Enrique Hernandez hit his fifth home run and catcher Yasmani Grandal doubled twice. Shortstop...
  • Dodgers are getting down to it after splitting games Sunday

    Dodgers are getting down to it after splitting games Sunday
    It’s only spring training. It’s the refrain to temper expectations of a player scorching it in the exhibition season and to shrug off a veteran struggling. But spring training is serious stuff when you’re trying to make the club or...
  • David Huff gives Dodgers some options for pitching staff

    David Huff gives Dodgers some options for pitching staff
    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...
  • Yasiel Puig's big day leads Dodgers to 9-5 spring training win

    Yasiel Puig's big day leads Dodgers to 9-5 spring training win
    Dodgers 9, San Diego 5 AT THE PLATE: Yasiel Puig hit a ball out of Camelback Ranch, his first-inning home run off Jason Lane hitting the Dodgers' administrative building adjacent to the spring-training stadium. The home run was the fourth of the...
  • Yasiel Puig puts on a show in Dodgers' 9-5 win over Padres

    Yasiel Puig puts on a show in Dodgers' 9-5 win over Padres
    And then there was the Dodgers’ original Cuban. You remember Yasiel Puig, the outfielder with broad shoulders, a charismatic smile, untamed and with natural talent almost oozing from his pores. Just in case San Diego had forgotten, he put on a...
  • Hyun-Jin Ryu injury exposes Dodgers' lack of depth in rotation

    Hyun-Jin Ryu injury exposes Dodgers' lack of depth in rotation
    And this is why you should be just a tad nervous about the Dodgers' rotation. Which is not to say it won’t be phenomenal. It absolutely could be with some luck. Any rotation that leads off with Clayton Kershaw and Zack Greinke figures to be...