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  • Interest in Jon Lester reaching new heights

    Interest in Jon Lester reaching new heights
    Judging from the various degrees of interest, the only stress free agent left-hander Jon Lester will encounter will be saying ‘’no thanks’’ to the teams he’ll turn down. The interest in Lester, 30, has swelled and become...
  • Giants never seem to lose their cool

    SAN FRANCISCO — Boston bills Fenway Park as the "most beloved ballpark in baseball" while the Cubs marketed Wrigley Field this year as the "party of the century." But if you're looking for a ballpark that actually helps its team win championships,...
  • Royals wake up in Game 2 and Giants take offense

     Royals wake up in Game 2 and Giants take offense
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — When Giants reliever Hunter Strickland began jawing at catcher Salvador Perez in the sixth inning of Game 2 of the World Series on Wednesday night, the Royals knew they finally had arrived. Up until then, they were just the...
  • Giants' blueprint for success isn't easily deciphered

    The Kansas City Royals might have skipped the World Series for three decades, but they have an identity now. Ladies and gentlemen, the Royals Way: a lockdown bullpen, suffocating defense and speed to kill. The Oakland Athletics have a way, the zig-when-...
  • Dodgers may not start Clayton Kershaw in Sydney

    And in today’s edition of how the Dodgers can really tick off Australia, it appears they are seriously considering not starting star left-hander Clayton Kershaw in their two games to open the season in Sydney. Manager Don Mattingly has gone from...
  • Dodgers and Diamondbacks to test each other as Cactus League opens

    Dodgers and Diamondbacks to test each other as Cactus League opens
    As the Cactus League opens for play Wednesday, the most immediate story line is not difficult to determine: Is there really a rivalry between the Dodgers and the Arizona Diamondbacks? The Dodgers won the National League West. The Diamondbacks complained...
  • Another tough spot for winless Jeff Samardzija

    Another tough spot for winless Jeff Samardzija
    SAN DIEGO — Getting an overdue victory for ace Jeff Samardzija has been overwhelmingly difficult for the Cubs, who face an ominous challenge Monday in their next attempt to get their ace a win. Samardzija, who is winless in 10 starts despite a...
  • Dodgers trounced by Giants again, 7-2

    ON THE MOUND: Nearly three weeks after the Dodgers broke camp, veteran left-hander Paul Maholm made his first start for his new team. The pitcher who replaced a sidelined Clayton Kershaw in gave up five runs and seven hits over 41/3 innings. Maholm gave...
  • Yasiel Puig injures thumb in Dodgers' 7-2 loss to Giants

    Yasiel Puig made himself the story again Saturday. A day after he was benched for showing up late to batting practice, Puig slid head first into first base when he didn't have to, leaving the Dodgers waiting for X-rays of his left thumb to be reviewed...
  • Matt Kemp, Hanley Ramirez each homer twice in Dodgers' 6-2 win

    Eighteen months ago, Matt Kemp did something at Dodger Stadium he was supposed to do, that he did fairly routinely. He hit a home run. This is the stunning thing, though: That was the last time he hit a homer at Chavez Ravine, or at least it was until...
  • Matt Kemp is back in the swing, powers Dodgers past Giants

    As Yasiel Puig watched from the bench nursing a sprained ligament in his left thumb, Matt Kemp turned back time at Dodger Stadium. Sunday, in the Dodgers' sweep-preventing 6-2 victory over the San Francisco Giants, Kemp hit the kinds of home runs he...