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  • Does losing Masahiro Tanaka mean Dodgers reached financial limit?

    And then a bullet did not bounce off the chest. The baseball world did not fall to its feet. Shock and awe and resignation were notably absent. The Dodgers lost Wednesday, lost in a realm they had fairly dominated since new ownership took up residence...
  • Dodgers look pretty much the same, which isn't bad

    Dodgers look pretty much the same, which isn't bad
    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...
  • Dodgers lose Mark Ellis after he reportedly signs with Cardinals

    Dodgers lose Mark Ellis after he reportedly signs with Cardinals
    They come and go, though sometimes it can feel like they’re just going. The Dodgers have signed Juan Uribe, Brian Wilson, Dan Haren and Cuban Alex Guerrero this off-season, but have lost their share too, many they would have liked back. Now,...
  • Grapefruit League starts with old college try

    The first story line of the exhibition season: Can a college kid upstage the New York Yankees? No, seriously. The Yankees open the Grapefruit League season Tuesday against Florida State, and the Seminoles' roster includes Heisman Trophy winner Jameis...
  • Letters: As bad as it gets for Lakers (they hope)

    Letters: As bad as it gets for Lakers (they hope)
    I hope Chick Hearn doesn't have cable in heaven. John C. Borrego Temecula :: How bad was it at Staples Center on Thursday night? It was so bad that that Justin Bieber pulled his pants up, so that he could make a quick getaway. It was so bad...
  • Who will be left holding the bag at second for the Dodgers?

    PHOENIX — With fewer than three weeks remaining until opening day, the Dodgers don't know who's on second. Early signs point to newcomer Alex Guerrero starting the season in the minor leagues. Unless that changes, the Dodgers probably will...
  • Yankees' winning millionaires' race; Roberts, Floyd, Burnett

    Yankees' winning millionaires' race; Roberts, Floyd, Burnett
    In doing some number-crunching this weekend, I noticed a pretty astounding fact about the New York Yankees' current financial situation for 2014. I'm not one who is easily surprised, and nothing should ever surprise anyone when it comes to the Yankees and...
  • Daily Dodger in Review: A.J. Ellis, a rock behind the plate

    Daily Dodger in Review: A.J. Ellis, a rock behind the plate
    A.J. ELLIS, 32, catcher Final 2013 stats: .238 batting average, 10 home runs, 52 RBIs, .318 on-base and .364 slugging percentages, threw out 44.4% of base stealers (28 of 63), the staff ERA when he caught was 3.06. Contract status: In second year of...
  • Has Dee Gordon made Alex Guerrero a $28-million problem?

    It’s Dee Gordon, sensation. Dee Gordon, the leadoff man envisioned. Dee Gordon, leading the majors in steals. Dee Gordon, the man who made Alex Guerrero expendable? The Dodgers elected in the off-season not to bring back Mark Ellis as their...
  • Yasiel Puig leads Dodgers past Giants, 3-1, for rare three-game win streak

    As much entertainment as Yasiel Puig has provided in his three weeks with the Dodgers, his presence hasn't had a pronounced effect on the team's win-loss record. Until now, perhaps. By virtue of a 3-1 victory over the San Francisco Giants at Dodger...
  • Hyun-Jin Ryu leads Dodgers to 3-0 victory over Cardinals in Game 3

    Hyun-Jin Ryu leads Dodgers to 3-0 victory over Cardinals in Game 3
    Truth is, the Dodgers could not be certain what to expect when Hyun-Jin Ryu took the mound to start Game 3. Not after his disastrous previous outing in the playoffs, and then there was the concern he was hiding an injury. They just knew they needed a...