| Jan 23, 2015
| 6:20 PM
As teams move through the offseason and head into spring training, all are equal in the standings and there's typically hope.
For the recently successful ones, hope that they can repeat or build off of last season. For the ones coming off forgettable...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 9:55 AM
Angels ace Jered Weaver has sold a home in Simi Valley for $610,750.
Weaver, who grew up in Simi Valley and attended Simi Valley High School, put the four-bedroom home on the market in November for $614,500 and closed sale shortly before the new year....
| Jan 22, 2015
| 6:23 PM
Passes for this weekend's SoxFest are sold out and that reflects the White Sox's hopes for 2015 no longer are based on smoke and mirrors.
"There's legitimate excitement," longtime pitching coach Don Cooper said Wednesday. "There's legitimate hype."...
| Jan 19, 2015
| 10:37 AM
— Max Scherzer will become the highest-paid right-handed pitcher in the major leagues after agreeing to a $210 million, seven-year contract with the Washington Nationals that includes a record $50 million signing bonus.
A person familiar with...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 3:24 PM
DETROIT — David Price and the Detroit Tigers avoided arbitration with a record-setting deal.
Price agreed to a $19.75 million contract, the largest one-year deal for a player who filed for arbitration. The agreement surpassed Max Scherzer's $15,...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 4:13 PM
Despite that early off-season talk of the Dodgers wanting to bring their payroll down under $200 million in 2015, now it looks like they’ll shatter the record $240 million they spent last season.
Jeff Passan at Yahoo Sports estimates the Dodgers...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 5:45 PM
Jerry Dipoto has heard the criticism of the Angels, that they're getting old, that they're suffocating under the weight of their massive, long-term contracts, that they better win a championship soon, or else.
"That's been the public commentary, the...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 4:54 PM
Hope you love that current Dodgers rotation. Hope you really, really love it. Like, blindly love it.
Because apparently there is not going to be the addition of some superstar arm to fill it out. No monster trade for Cole Hamels, no mega-signing of...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 5:13 PM
The Dodgers could afford Max Scherzer or James Shields. No one is claiming otherwise.
They will pay $88 million in salary next season to six starting pitchers — one of whom, Dan Haren, will pitch for another team. They will pay $30 million to...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 8:29 AM
The Padres have had discussions about trading for San Diego native Cole Hamels with new outfielder Wil Myers as potential bait, according to a baseball source.
The Padres have been baseball's busiest team since the Winter Meetings ended in San Diego...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 10:27 PM
The last general manager to win a World Series in Southern California was Bill Stoneman, the architect of the 2002 Angels.
Stoneman was a Plan A guy. When he talked to another general manager, Stoneman had a pretty firm idea of what he wanted to do....