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  • Dodgers' Don Mattingly not worried by Yasiel Puig's slow start

    Dodgers' Don Mattingly not worried by Yasiel Puig's slow start
    This is a pretty quiet camp for the Dodgers. Once they determine the identities of their relievers, they do not have much to decide. So, when Yasiel Puig gets off to a slow spring start, that becomes an issue, at least for a day. Puig is batting .174 in...
  • Clarity in Dodgers' bullpen remains a long way off

    Clarity in Dodgers' bullpen remains a long way off
    Clarity! You demand clarity! The Dodgers are at the midpoint of their 2015 exhibition season today and you want answers to their burning spring questions. Demand all you like, it ain’t happening. And nor should it at this point. Has Joc...
  • Brandon McCarthy moves ahead as Dodgers tie Reds, 3-3

    Brandon McCarthy moves ahead as Dodgers tie Reds, 3-3
    The Dodgers spent $48 million to sign veteran Brandon McCarthy in the off-season, gambling he’ll be the pitcher who went 7-5 with a 2.89 ERA and a 1.15 WHIP in the second half with the Yankees, and not the one who started 3-10 with a 5.01 ERA and 1....
  • Spring training: Dodgers 4, Milwaukee 3

    Spring training: Dodgers 4, Milwaukee 3
    AT THE PLATE: With one out in the bottom of the ninth inning, top prospect Corey Seager doubled off the outstretched glove of Brewers center fielder Logan Schafer to drive in the winning run. An inning earlier, right fielder Kyle Jensen hit his second...
  • Brandon McCarthy pitches two innings in Dodgers debut, in 4-3 win over Brewers

    Brandon McCarthy pitches two innings in Dodgers debut, in 4-3 win over Brewers
    Ah, spring. The flowers and the crabgrass. Hopes born anew and dashed all over again. Baseball people like to wax poetic about how spring is a new beginning for every team and every player. Which, of course, is untrue. Players are demoted, released,...
  • 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...
  • Kids look all right as Dodgers drop spring opener to White Sox

    Kids look all right as Dodgers drop spring opener to White Sox
    It was the first of 31 practice games, to be followed by 162 regular-season games, and then they hope, a long postseason run. That makes for a serious amount of games, so there’s no getting too excited about one exhibition game, let alone the very...
  • Clayton Kershaw to start Dodgers opener April 6

    Clayton Kershaw to start Dodgers opener April 6
    The news that emerged from the Dodgers' spring-training facility Monday wasn't as much news as it was confirmation of the obvious: Clayton Kershaw will be the Dodgers' opening-day starter. "That's our plan," Manager Don Mattingly said. The Dodgers...
  • The Dodgers' great gamble of 2015 is counting on healthy rotation

    The Dodgers' great gamble of 2015 is counting on healthy rotation
    Easy now, handle with care. Let’s be careful out there this spring, particularly with that Dodgers’ starting rotation. Despite efforts, it’s proven impossible to throw accurately from the mound while in bubble wrap. What to do with...
  • Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen to start season on DL after foot surgery

    Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen to start season on DL after foot surgery
    Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen will start the season on the disabled list as he recovers from a foot operation he underwent Tuesday. Jansen is expected to be sidelined for eight to 12 weeks, meaning he could miss as many as the first five weeks of the...
  • Six questions the Dodgers hope to answer this spring

    Six questions the Dodgers hope to answer this spring
    Four days before pitchers and catchers are scheduled to report to camp, and here are six questions the Dodgers hope to answer this spring. Why six? Why not? Most of the tough questions about this year’s Dodgers won’t be answered until the...