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  • There were plenty of winners and losers at baseball's winter meetings

    There were plenty of winners and losers at baseball's winter meetings
    In Ned Colletti's first winter as Dodgers general manager, he made three trades, a perfectly reasonable volume. In Andrew Friedman's first winter in charge, he dominated the winter meetings by making four trades within 24 hours. There was the midnight...
  • Dodgers acquire minor league catcher Shawn Zarraga

    Dodgers acquire minor league catcher Shawn Zarraga
    As the Dodgers waited to learn whether their deal to send to Matt Kemp to the Padres would be completed Thursday, they acquired minor league catcher Shawn Zarraga from the Milwaukee Brewers. The Dodgers received infielder/outfielder Matt Long as the...
  • Padres could nix Matt Kemp deal with Dodgers

    Padres could nix Matt Kemp deal with Dodgers
    Outfielder Matt Kemp could be headed back to the logjam in Los Angeles after his physical with the San Diego Padres revealed arthritis in both hips. According to multiple reports, Kemp's Tuesday physical created concern with the Padres, who pulled the...
  • Phillies' trade of Rollins in jeopardy?

    The Philadelphia Phillies agreed more than a week ago to trade Jimmy Rollins to Los Angeles, and there are no indications that the deal is in jeopardy despite a delayed official announcement. The Rollins trade is tied to a separate transaction —...
  • Matt Kemp's move from the Dodgers to Padres is "basically" complete

    Matt Kemp's move from the Dodgers to Padres is "basically" complete
    It’s official. Well, almost. The trade that will send Matt Kemp from the Dodgers to the San Diego Padres is “basically” complete, people familiar with the situation said Thursday night. The teams previously set a soft Thursday-night...
  • Report: Matt Kemp's arthritic hips holding up Dodgers' trade with Padres

    Report: Matt Kemp's arthritic hips holding up Dodgers' trade with Padres
    A week after the Dodgers and San Diego Padres agreed to a five-player trade involving Matt Kemp, the deal still hasn’t been made official. According to Bob Nightengale of USA Today, that’s because a physical examination this week revealed...
  • Could Brandon McCarthy turn into next Jason Schmidt for Dodgers?

    Could Brandon McCarthy turn into next Jason Schmidt for Dodgers?
    So much happened in such a flash for the Dodgers last week --- with the main focus justifiably centered on the trade of Matt Kemp --- that much went by in a quick blur. Scrutiny was not exactly the order of the day. The official signing of right-...
  • Matt Kemp says goodbye to Dodgers fans

    Matt Kemp says goodbye to Dodgers fans
    In a message posted on his Instagram account Thursday, Matt Kemp said farewell to the fans of Los Angeles who cheered him over the last nine seasons. Kemp will play next season with the divisional rival San Diego Padres, who acquire Kemp, catcher Tim...
  • Dodgers believe they've upgraded, but will that make grade with fans?

    Dodgers believe they've upgraded, but will that make grade with fans?
    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...
  • After unwisely trading Matt Kemp, heat is on Dodgers' Andrew Friedman

    After unwisely trading Matt Kemp, heat is on Dodgers' Andrew Friedman
    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...
  • Rollins trade appears to be finalized as Dodgers reach agreement with Padres

    Rollins trade appears to be finalized as Dodgers reach agreement with Padres
    A five-player trade that was first reported a week earlier was completed late Thursday night as the San Diego Padres finalized a deal to acquire Matt Kemp from the Los Angeles Dodgers, multiple media outlets reported. That trade enables the Phillies...