| Nov 18, 2013
| 2:25 PM
Those versatile bench guys the Dodgers love so much are falling fast.
Having already lost Nick Punto to the A’s last week, they have apparently now lost his buddy, Skip Schumaker, to the Reds.
Nick Rosenthal of Fox Sports reported Monday that...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 5:37 PM
The Dodgers got busy with their off-season roster shuffle Wednesday, adding three pitchers to their 40-man.
Right-handers Pedro Baez and Yimi Garcia and left-hander Jarret Martin were added to the roster. The Dodgers also announced the signings of...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 9:54 AM
I've noticed over the past few years, it seems the Cubs are the only team that continues to deploy a left and right-handed lineup card depending on the starting pitcher. To me, that seems like it would be hard for anyone to get in a groove. Why not just...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 7:49 PM
Where were we with Yasiel Puig? Oh, yeah, it’s always something.
This time it was potential injury, and although it did not appear serious, it hasn’t been ruled out.
Puig was on time for batting practice and back in the lineup Saturday...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 3:15 PM
Yasiel Puig, the never-ending story …
The Dodgers' uber-talented outfielder was not in the lineup Sunday aginst the Giants and left the clubhouse early to have an MRI exam on his sore left thumb.
Puig injured the thumb Saturday sliding head-...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 5:54 PM
Having fulfilled his initial goal of making the Dodgers' opening-day roster, Dee Gordon now has a new ambition.
"Do what I can to be the starting second baseman, just show them they can trust me and give them confidence that I can be their guy every...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 4:58 PM
I believe it was that great baseball sage, Daffy Duck, who said of the Dodgers’ bullpen: “What a predicament!”
The Dodgers are flush with relievers. Stocked with veteran arms. Have three former closers backing up Kenley Jansen....
| 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 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...
| Feb 11, 2012
| 8:52 PM
No. 7 Phillies: 24th in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Tigers.
Last memory of the 2011 Phillies?
That's easy. It's Ryan Howard hitting a grounder to Cardinals second baseman Nick Punto, heading disgustedly toward first base and then...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 8:55 PM
Orioles prized left-hander Zach Britton won five of his first six starts, emerging as the team's biggest early-season success story and a legitimate American League Rookie of the Year candidate.
A stretch of one win over 10 starts certainly has a way...