| May 17, 2014
| 2:06 PM
Gushing is so unbecoming, unless you know, they’re gushing about you. Then a modest amount is permitted, or required.
Manager Don Mattingly seemed almost giddy Friday when describing Hyun-Jin Ryu’s simulated game and previous bullpen...
| May 18, 2014
| 12:20 PM
Hyun-Jin Ryu is scheduled to start Wednesday for the Dodgers against the New York Mets at Citi Field, Manager Don Mattingly said.
The left-hander has been on the disabled list since April 28 because of inflammation in his throwing shoulder.
He threw a...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 7:44 PM
Dodgers 3, San Diego Padres 3
AT THE PLATE: Dee Gordon tripled in a run. Hanley Ramirez collected his first hit of the spring, a single to right field in the third inning. Top outfield prospect Joc Pederson drew walks in each of his two plate...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 6:08 PM
PHOENIX — Told the Dodgers signed free-agent shortstop Erisbel Arruebarrena to a five-year, $25-million contract, Yasiel Puig was flooded with memories of his childhood in Cuba.
Puig and Arruebarrena met as 9-year-olds in Cienfuegos. They played...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 7:30 AM
Team outlooks are listed in predicted order of finish. Lineups and rotations are projections.
1 l Washington
2013 l 86-76, second place
Last year in playoffs l 2012
They are supposed to blossom after years of suffering, top draft...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 1:18 PM
Former UCLA All-American pitcher Gerrit Cole, in his second season with the Pittsburgh Pirates, took exception to Milwaukee Brewers center fielder Carlos Gomez flipping his bat after connecting for what turned out to be a triple on Sunday, igniting a...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 9:53 PM
Yasiel Puig was late for batting practice and scratched from the lineup, but he wasn't the reason the Dodgers were crushed Friday in their home opener by the San Francisco Giants.
Hyun-Jin Ryu was.
The pitcher the Dodgers leaned on most in the...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 8:35 PM
PHOENIX — The Dodgers learned last year that a $240-million payroll can overcome a disastrous start. They'll now find out if it can negate the effects of an abbreviated exhibition season and trip to the other side of the world.
| Apr 9, 2014
| 11:44 PM
Josh Beckett was not great. The Dodgers do not need him to be, and that makes for a pretty great situation for the home team.
Think about it. What other team could afford to employ a guy making close to $16 million as a fifth starter, with no shortage...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 8:03 PM
Dodgers 5, Rangers 5
AT THE PLATE: Shortstop Justin Turner continued to make an impression, going two for two with a pair of runs, raising his average to .375. Outfielder Mike Baxter also had two hits, including a double, and two runs batted in. He is...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Cincinnati 8, Dodgers 2
AT THE PLATE: Hanley Ramirez hit his second home run of the spring, a towering fifth-inning shot to left field. Dee Gordon, the favorite to claim the second-base job, was two for four to raise his exhibition season average to...