| Feb 9, 2014
| 2:05 PM
American League Central
Chicago White Sox (Glendale, Ariz. Spring training site)
There are high expectations for Cuban refugee Jose Abreu, who is slated to take over as the No. 1 first baseman, moving Adam Dunn and Paul Konerko into a battle for time at...
| Feb 8, 2014
OAKLAND, Calif. The Athletics and Coco Crisp have agreed to a two-year contract extension through 2016 with a vesting option for the 2017 season.
The center fielder wouldn't have it any other way.
"These guys are my comrades," Crisp said Friday...
| Feb 8, 2014
While most of the country has added the term "polar vortex" to its vocabulary and now wonders if spring will ever arrive, it has been a short winter in Los Angeles.
"We had a long season and a short offseason," Dodgers GM Ned Colletti said. "We played...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 5:25 PM
PHOENIX — The Dodgers won the National League West by 11 games last season, the largest margin in any division in baseball. They were only the third team since 1900 to win 42 times in a 50-game stretch. And if not for a fastball that fractured...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 2:03 PM
The Dodgers’ off-season maneuvering is more down to the fine-tuning than meeting glaring needs. Sure, they’re interested in Masahiro Tanaka and would listen on David Price. They’d listen to a lot of things.
But a real need is something...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 1:57 PM
SKIP SCHUMAKER, 33, utility player
Final 2013 stats: .263 batting average, two home runs, 30 RBI, .332 on-base and slugging percentages, 31 runs and 0.00 ERA.
Contract status: Last month signed a two-year, $4.5-million contract with the Reds, with a...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 3:15 PM
A.J. ELLIS, 32, catcher
Final 2013 stats: .238 batting average, 10 home runs, 52 RBIs, .318 on-base and .364 slugging percentages, threw out 44.4% of base stealers (28 of 63), the staff ERA when he caught was 3.06.
Contract status: In second year of...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 1:56 PM
They come and go, though sometimes it can feel like they’re just going.
The Dodgers have signed Juan Uribe, Brian Wilson, Dan Haren and Cuban Alex Guerrero this off-season, but have lost their share too, many they would have liked back.
| Dec 12, 2013
| 4:33 PM
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — The Dodgers left baseball's winter meetings Thursday with almost the same team as last season.
They didn't trade Matt Kemp. They didn't trade for David Price. They didn't sign Juan Uribe or anyone else who could start at...
| 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 28, 2013
| 5:10 AM
They can give you pause in a hurry these days, one sudden wrong turn or foul ball or pitch thrown a tad awkwardly.
The Dodgers start their postseason Thursday and their primary focus this last week of the regular season has been health.
So when star...