| Feb 19, 2015
| 7:30 AM
Come on, come one, come on. Can we do this already? This waiting has been a killer. Spring training should have started last week, or maybe last month.
It’s supposed to be the same every year, but for some reason this spring’s start seemed...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 10:36 AM
Rapper Jay Z loves sports. That includes baseball. He raps about being a regular at New York Yankees games in "Empire State of Mind" and is a certified Major League Baseball sports agent.
But, somehow or another, he managed get one of the most famous...
| Feb 15, 2015
| 5:43 AM
Andy Warhol would have loved this winter.
In only 3-1/2 months, every major league team seemed to have its own 15 minutes of fame, from the usual suspects to the perennial wannabes.
The Blue Jays and A's started it with a blockbuster trade, the Red...
| Jan 31, 2015
| 4:57 PM
The Dodgers won 94 games last year, repeating as champion of the National League West. They could open the season with a new second baseman, shortstop, catcher and center fielder, with newcomers in 40% of the starting rotation and 50% of the bullpen....
| Jan 29, 2015
| 10:23 AM
It was a part of Dodger Stadium tradition, just like Vin Scully on the radio and Dodger dogs on the grill. If you wanted the cheapest ticket at the ballpark, you headed for the top deck.
No more. The cheapest tickets at Dodger Stadium this year are on...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 7:19 PM
As brutal as this season has been for the Lakers, who are on pace for one of the worst records in the 55-year Los Angeles history of the franchise, it could be a lot worse.
Kobe Bryant and (Bad) Co. are nowhere near as dreadful as that Clippers club...
| 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 11, 2014
| 8:22 PM
SAN DIEGO -- Another day, another deal for the Los Angeles Dodgers, who agreed to trade outfielder Matt Kemp to division rival San Diego.
Kemp was part of a surplus of outfielders on the roster with the Dodgers, and the highest-paid of the bunch. Los...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 8:37 AM
The San Diego Padres' outfield will have a new look in 2015.
A day after finalizing a deal to acquire Matt Kemp from the Dodgers, the Padres traded for slugger Justin Upton of the Atlanta Braves, the Associated Press reported.
The Braves would receive...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 7:47 PM
The Boston Red Sox got Hanley Ramirez, and Pablo Sandoval too.
The Dodgers got Juan Nicasio. He is a pitcher, given away by the Colorado Rockies, the team most desperate for pitching in all of baseball.
It was that kind of Monday in Los Angeles, on...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 7:41 PM
Clayton Kershaw emphasized that he wasn't taking his latest Cy Young Award for granted.
"You don't want to have anything take away from that," he said.
"For me, personally, the season didn't end the way I wanted it to," he said. "I...