| Nov 15, 2013
| 3:57 PM
Smush Parker was the Lakers' point guard the last time the Timberwolves beat them? I've got news for you. Smush would start for this year's edition too. And he'd look so good next to the rest of the turkeys they've got playing that Bill Plaschke would...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 1:10 PM
MATT KEMP, 29, outfielder
Final 2013 stats: .270 batting average, six home runs, 33 RBI, .328 on-base and .395 slugging percentages, nine stolen bases and 15 doubles in 290 plate appearances.
Contract status: Ah, he’s sort of under contract....
| Nov 13, 2013
| 5:52 PM
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Teams are waiting for Masahiro Tanaka to become available, but there is a growing sense at the meetings of major league general managers that the Japanese right-hander will be a Dodger.
An executive of a rival team recalled his interest...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 8:03 PM
ORLANDO, Fla. — Yasiel Puig, Matt Kemp, Andre Ethier and Carl Crawford have drawn interest on the trade market over the first two days of the general managers' meetings.
The Dodgers have fielded inquiries about all four of their outfielders,...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 3:37 PM
Wil Myers of the Tampa Bay Rays spotted the rest of the American League rookies almost half a season.
Myers, who did not make his major league debut until June 18, was announced Tuesday as winner of the AL rookie of the year award.
Myers got 23 of...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 4:30 AM
ORLANDO, Fla. — Can Matt Kemp or Andre Ethier be traded? Can David Price be added to a rotation that already includes Clayton Kershaw and Zack Greinke? What about Japanese right-hander Masahiro Tanaka?
The Dodgers expect to get an idea of what's...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 5:35 AM
The Dodgers are open to trading one of their three veteran outfielders? If I were any more shocked I’d be Capt. Renault shutting down Rick’s Cafe Americain.
Of course they are. Why wouldn’t they be? They’d better be.
| Nov 7, 2013
| 1:44 PM
ANDRE ETHIER, 30, outfielder
Final 2013 stats: .272 batting average, 12 home runs, 52 RBI, 33 doubles, .360 on-base and .423 slugging percentages, two errors in 257 chances.
Contract status: Will be in the second year of his $85-million, five-year...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 10:39 PM
Can you play out the string when you’re up against your historic rival?
Looked that way Tuesday, the Dodgers and San Francisco Giants hooking up in the final week of the season, and not appearing all that inspired.
The Dodgers, still with home-...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 6:45 PM
If Yasiel Puig, Andre Ethier, Carl Crawford and Matt Kemp are all healthy, who would be the Dodgers' starting outfielders?
The only time Don Mattingly has had to answer the question was on July 5, the one day this season all four outfielders were...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 4:55 PM
If that clock starts ticking any louder for Andre Ethier, he’ll have a hearing problem to go along with his sore left ankle.
As it is, Ethier remained out of the Dodgers’ lineup Tuesday in San Francisco and the concern has to be growing...