| Apr 17, 2014
| 4:23 PM
Next time Hyun-Jin Ryu starts at home, disguise Dodger Stadium. Put a giant Coke bottle beyond left field. Add a pool in center. Slap Petco Park signs in the dugout or something.
Anything to make Ryu believe he’s pitching on the road, where...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 11:23 PM
KEY MOMENT: With one out in the 10th inning, Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz popped up to shallow left field. Left fielder Carl Crawford and shortstop Hanley Ramirez failed to communicate, resulting in a drop by Crawford. Ruiz reached second base on the...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 10:57 PM
It’s not how you score runs, just that you score more than the other guy. Wild pitches, bases-loaded walks, bunts, bloopers, sacrifice flies, stumbling outfielders -- whatever works.
Tuesday night the Dodgers edged the Detroit Tigers, 3-2, scoring...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 11:29 PM
Dodgers 3, Tigers 2 (10 innings)
KEY MOMENT: Carl Crawford's 10th-inning double skipped by Detroit left fielder Rajai Davis, allowing Chone Figgins to score the winning run from first base. Figgins opened the inning by drawing a walk. Detroit sent the...
| 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....
| Mar 17, 2014
| 2:00 PM
While wondering if the Dodgers have almost talked themselves into jet lag, a quick look at questions and answers provided during this spring’s camp:
Who’s the fifth starter?
Uh, they’ll have to get back to you on that one. Josh...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 3:04 PM
TIM FEDEROWICZ, 26, catcher
Final 2013 stats: .231 batting average, four homers, 16 RBI, .275 on-base and .356 slugging percentages in 173 plate appearances; threw out 10 of 34 base stealers (29.4%).
Contract status: Under team control.
| Mar 8, 2014
| 9:59 PM
And now for the other side of the comeback trail, like the really dark one where they wear all black and James Earl Jones does the scary voice.
Right-hander Josh Beckett, who looked so sharp in his first spring game in coming back from having a rib...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 12:31 PM
The Dodgers and catcher A.J. Ellis have agreed on a one-year contract that guarantees him $3.55 million and avoids an arbitration hearing.
Ellis, 32, batted .238 last season with 10 home runs, 52 runs batted in and a .318 on-base percentage. He also...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 2:04 PM
Once they were young. Rising stars with limitless futures.
Now the future is here, or so the Dodgers hope. Trouble is -- or could be – they are no longer so young. They may not be heading into the baseball sunset, but they’re mostly at...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 3:44 PM
Here’s a free tip to that legion of relievers making plans to be in the Dodgers’ bullpen this season: Better be on your game early and often.
General Manager Ned Colletti has assembled a relief corps of pitchers who are used to being in at...