| Aug 2, 2014
| 7:39 PM
In the days leading up to last week's trade deadline, a new conventional wisdom floated throughout baseball. The hoarding of prospects had gone too far, or so the theory went, and savvy general managers would pounce on the chance to trade away even the...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 7:35 PM
All-Sar first baseman Paul Goldschmidt of the Arizona Diamondbacks is going to miss the rest of the season because of a broken left hand, Manager Kirk Gibson said Sunday, two days after Goldschmidt was hit by a pitch from Pittsburgh reliever Ernesto...
| Jul 27, 2014
| 3:15 PM
By Mike Wisniewski, The Sports Xchange
PHILADELPHIA — In a game that featured a dozen runs and 29 hits through nine innings, extra innings didn't figure to last too long.
Martin Prado had the game-winning sacrifice fly and pinch-hitter Nick...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 5:07 PM
As the Cactus League opens for play Wednesday, the most immediate story line is not difficult to determine: Is there really a rivalry between the Dodgers and the Arizona Diamondbacks?
The Dodgers won the National League West. The Diamondbacks complained...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 4:39 PM
Progress sometimes may come in small increments, but it still makes for progress.
And the good news is that Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw is making progress.
Kershaw has been on the disabled list since March 30 because of a strain on a back muscle....
| Apr 19, 2014
| 10:01 PM
Dodgers 8, Diamondbacks 6
KEY MOMENT: The Dodgers were going down quickly against Arizona rookie right-hander Mike Bolsinger early, trailing 4-0 in the middle of the fourth. But the second time through the lineup, the Dodgers began to show significant...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 7:00 PM
KEY MOMENT: The Dodgers had a 1-0 lead in the sixth inning, with a man on third base and first base open. The Diamondbacks intentionally walked the left-handed Adrian Gonzalez, so right-hander Josh Collmenter could face the right-handed Yasiel Puig. "I...
| Mar 22, 2014
| 10:15 PM
SYDNEY, Australia — For the Dodgers, this was an opening day that didn't feel like an opening day.
They were on the other side of the planet, in a time zone 18 hours ahead of home. The pregame ceremony didn't include fireworks or the customary...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 4:18 PM
Arizona 5, Angels 2
AT THE PLATE: Albert Pujols struck out looking at a sharp-breaking curve and grounded out to shortstop in two at-bats against Archie Bradley, Arizona's top pitching prospect, his spring average falling to .066. But Pujols drove in...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 4:10 PM
TEMPE, Ariz. — Mike Trout could be the next to join baseball's growing fraternity of young stars who sign long-term contracts before they reach arbitration or free agency; the center fielder is in negotiations with the Angels on an extension that is...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 4:50 PM
Angels 3, Arizona 2
AT THE PLATE: The Angels took advantage of wild pick-off attempts to score their first two runs. Leadoff man Kole Calhoun, who drew two walks, took third base on Eury De La Rosa's errant throw past first base and scored on J.B....