| Jun 5, 2014
| 10:35 PM
Dodgers first-round pick Grant Holmes reminds scouting director Logan White of possible future teammate Chad Billingsley and Giants rival Matt Cain.
“He’s a strong power guy,” White said in a conference call Thursday evening.
| May 25, 2014
| 4:55 PM
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...
| May 9, 2014
| 11:16 PM
AT THE PLATE: The Dodgers couldn't do much against Giants starter Madison Bumgarner, who limited them to four hits and a walk over eight innings. Bumgarner struck out eight. The only run he gave up came on a sixth-inning solo home run by Yasiel Puig.
| May 10, 2014
| 5:37 PM
It’s a sports thing -- speed kills. A desired trait in most any sport. The results are often pretty obvious, but sometimes there’s a ripple effect that is not immediately apparent.
The struggling Dodgers, almost desperate for a victory, were...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 8:05 PM
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...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 11:00 PM
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...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 12:39 PM
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...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 7:58 PM
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...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 5:07 PM
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...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 6:00 AM
With a lineup built around Hanley Ramirez and Adrian Gonzalez, the Dodgers might have more offensive firepower than any team in the National League.
But catcher A.J. Ellis said that if they win the World Series this year, the primary reason will be...