| Dec 12, 2014
| 7:49 PM
The Dodgers can no longer wait for Matt Kemp to rescue them with a home run.
In the wake of a frenzied 24-hour period during which they traded the 2011 MVP runner-up to the San Diego Padres, the Dodgers returned from baseball's winter meetings with a...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 9:30 PM
Quick, somebody tear down that Matt Kemp billboard on the corner of Sunset and Elysian Park and throw up a new one featuring a stranger with a jackhammer.
Live. Breathe. Friedman.
The Dodgers are no longer a reflection of two playoff appearances in...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 4:41 PM
Pretty sure this qualifies as a decent week for Adrian Gonzalez.
Two days after earning his fourth Gold Glove Award, he was named the National League Silver Slugger winner for best hitting first baseman.
Gonzalez becomes just the fourth Dodger to...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 8:24 PM
Andre Ethier, Carl Crawford and Matt Kemp will be the subject of trade talks this off-season as the Dodgers' revamped front office tries to address overcrowding in the outfield.
Finding a new team for one of the former All-Stars would alleviate some...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 1:31 PM
It seems pretty much understood that at some point this off-season the Dodgers are going to trade one of their top four outfielders not named Yasiel Puig.
Understandably, that focus is generally on Andre Ethier and Carl Crawford, two expensive left-...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 5:00 AM
This is traditionally a big week for baseball’s hot stove action, though a lot of it ends up as preparation for next week’s annual winter meetings, which officially begin Dec. 8 in San Diego.
One of the more important lead-ins to free agency...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 2:33 PM
Here’s an idea sure not to warm the cockles of most Dodgers fans’ hearts:
Don’t trade Andre Ethier.
Don’t trade Carl Crawford or Matt Kemp or Yasiel Puig. Keep ’em all. So what if they don’t make for one big happy...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 11:52 PM
At this stage of the season last year, Matt Kemp was on crutches, calling himself the Dodgers' head cheerleader.
In the wake of the Dodgers' 3-2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 2 of their National League division series, Kemp can call...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 11:26 PM
It was a swing for the memories. It was a swing for their lives.
Moments after another dreadful Dodgers pitching collapse against the St. Louis Cardinals Saturday night, Matt Kemp lifted all of Dodger Stadium at the end of a stick with an eighth-...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 6:52 PM
Shortly after the Dodgers' season ended, Clayton Kershaw imagined a future without his longtime catcher. As Kershaw started talking about the possibility, his voice cracked.
"I don't know what I'm going to do if he's not back," Kershaw said.
| Oct 6, 2014
| 11:28 PM
Matt Kemp spoke calmly and deliberately, but his words were charged with rage.
Kemp wasn't upset with the Dodgers bullpen, which predictably fell apart again and sent his team crashing to a 3-1 defeat to the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 3 of their...