| Mar 29, 2014
| 5:12 PM
For the first time in his career, Clayton Kershaw is on the disabled list.
Kershaw would have started the Dodgers' home opener Friday. Instead, Hyun-jin Ryu will start that game -- his third start in the Dodgers' first six games.
Dodgers Manager Don...
| 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 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 9, 2014
| 5:57 PM
Everyone expects the Dodgers to win. They did last year, and they just put up $215 million for Clayton Kershaw, to better their chance to win for many years to come.
No one expects the Angels to win. They sat out the playoffs last year — for the...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 6:53 PM
PHOENIX — In his time with the Dodgers, Zack Greinke has shared his opinions on everything from the organization's farm system to Ryan Braun's drug use.
As for Clayton Kershaw's new seven-year, $215-million contract, Greinke said, "I think it...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 7:47 PM
PHOENIX — Clayton Kershaw wants to visit Australia, but as a tourist, not a pitcher.
"I'd love to go there on vacation," Kershaw said. "I don't really want to go pitch there. But that's what we're signed up to do, so we're going to have to be...
| 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...