| 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...
| Mar 22, 2014
| 6:36 PM
SYDNEY, Australia — The roster the Dodgers submitted to the commissioner's office on opening day won't be the same roster with which they will start the domestic part of their season.
"This is our roster for the next two days," Manager Don...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 9:09 PM
PHOENIX -- Coming into spring training, the fifth spot in the Dodgers rotation appeared to be Josh Beckett's to lose.
And if he has many more outings like the one he did Saturday against the Seattle Mariners, that could be exactly what happens.
| Apr 9, 2014
| 11:50 PM
KEY MOMENT: Yasiel Puig had not played since spraining a thumb on a headfirst dive Saturday. But, as the Dodgers loaded the bases with none out in the ninth inning, there was Puig, headed to the on-deck circle and then the plate, as Dodger Stadium went...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 11:19 PM
KEY MOMENT: Jamey Wright gave up an 11th-inning double to Rockies pinch-hitter Brandon Barnes, after which Wright was replaced by left-hander J.P. Howell. Facing the left-handed-hitting Charlie Blackmon, Howell gave up a run-scoring single that broke a 2-...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 11:13 PM
SAN DIEGO — For the Dodgers, the start of this season is beginning to feel uncomfortably similar to the start of the last.
In fact, this could turn out worse.
The Dodgers did beat the San Diego Padres on Tuesday, 3-2, to improve to 3-1. But...