| Dec 19, 2014
| 7:27 PM
As the San Diego Padres were preparing to introduce Matt Kemp as their new star attraction Friday, Andrew Friedman explained the Dodgers' polarizing decision to trade the two-time All-Star.
The Dodgers' president of baseball operations laughed when told...
| Jan 3, 2015
| 12:42 PM
MATT KEMP, 30, outfielder.
Final 2014 stats: .287 batting average, 25 home runs, 89 RBI, 38 doubles, .345 on-base and .506 slugging percentages in 599 plate appearances.
Contract status: Has five years and $107.25 million remaining on contract....
| Dec 6, 2014
| 9:55 PM
If not for the objections of the Arizona Diamondbacks owner Ken Kendrick, the Dodgers would have traded Andre Ethier for catcher Miguel Montero, according to FoxSports.com.
The Dodgers would have sent Ethier, backup catcher Tim Federowicz and cash to the...
| Dec 7, 2014
| 5:30 PM
Matt Kemp still doesn't know where he'll be playing next season.
He could return to the Dodgers. He could be traded to a team in search of a right-handed power hitter such as the San Diego Padres, Texas Rangers, Seattle Mariners or Baltimore Orioles....
| Sep 28, 2014
Catcher Tim Federowicz lounged on a black vinyl sofa, watching a baseball game on TV, while a few feet away pitchers Hyun-Jin Ryu and Josh Beckett and infielders Hanley Ramirez and Juan Uribe gathered around a table for a loud game of dominoes.
| Sep 3, 2014
| 8:55 PM
The Dodgers' postseason fate won't be decided for another three weeks. But when it is, Manager Don Mattingly says he'll be able to point back to Wednesday's epic game with the Washington Nationals as one that helped determine his team's future.
| Sep 3, 2014
| 9:13 PM
Call it dramatic.
"It was a roller coaster ride. Ups and downs," left fielder Carl Crawford said of the Dodgers' 8-5, 14-inning loss to the Washington Nationals on Wednesday, a game that took five hours and 34 minutes and every position player on...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 1:58 PM
The Dodgers’ hitting woes go beyond the current slumps of Hanley Ramirez and Yasiel Puig. That’s a fairly recent thing.
But all season long, the Dodgers have received precious little offense from their catchers.
As a unit, their catchers...
| Sep 1, 2014
| 4:20 PM
Now to get serious. Really, really serious. Not to imply those Boys of Summer weren’t before, but for teams in contention for the playoffs, September brings heightened pressure and significance.
The Dodgers are definitely in contention, definitely...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 1:53 PM
The Dodgers admitted the obvious Wednesday -- mainly that their catchers aren't hitting -- by selecting the contract of Miguel Olivo from Triple-A Albuquerque and sending struggling Tim Federowicz back to the minors.
Federowicz was hitting .109 in 46...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 9:59 PM
KEY MOMENT: Jason Kubel's two-out throw from left field beat the Dodgers' Drew Butera to the plate for what should have been the last out of the third inning, but Butera was able to evade the tag of catcher Kurt Suzuki to score the tying run. The Twins...