| Jun 28, 2014
| 8:40 PM
"I don't think he got enough money."
—Eric Hosmer, Kansas City Royals first baseman, on Clayton Kershaw, after the Dodgers' $215-million ace pitched eight scoreless innings in his first career start against the Royals. Hosmer, mind you, had two...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 9:59 PM
Last week’s ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday’s games:
1. OAKLAND: Franchise with reputation for polishing young talent is only team that hasn’t used a rookie this season. (1)
2. MILWAUKEE: Marco Estrada has given...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 11:32 AM
Buster Posey, the San Francisco Giants catcher and 2012 National League MVP, has sold a condominium in Scottsdale, Ariz., for $195,000.
Located 20 minutes north of Scottsdale Stadium, the Giants’ Cactus League facility, the unit includes a...
| Aug 17, 2014
| 5:12 PM
By Dave Del Grande, The Sports Xchange
SAN FRANCISCO — Right-hander Tim Lincecum was backed by four innings of overpowering shutout relief pitching, and the San Francisco Giants completed a 5-2 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday....
| Sep 14, 2014
For the last couple of months, the Dodgers have celebrated each of their home runs by turning on a machine that dispenses soap bubbles in their dugout.
Yasiel Puig, who hit his last home run July 31, has never turned on that machine.
"One of these...
| Sep 13, 2014
| 9:27 PM
Strange things can sometimes bring a team together, unexpected things.
The Dodgers were wiped out, 9-0, in the opener Friday of their key series with the Giants and lost starting pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu to injury. Catcher A.J. Ellis said it felt like they&...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 5:07 PM
As the Cactus League opens for play Wednesday, the most immediate story line is not difficult to determine: Is there really a rivalry between the Dodgers and the Arizona Diamondbacks?
The Dodgers won the National League West. The Diamondbacks complained...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 4:13 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Right-hander Tim Lincecum pitched his second career no-hitter Wednesday and second in two seasons against the San Diego Padres, leading the San Francisco Giants to a 4-0 victory at AT&T Park.
Lincecum recorded his seventh career shutout...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 4:27 PM
It’s a procedural thing, something that happens with every major league club: This is the date players can file for salary arbitration.
Three Dodgers did so Tuesday, all expected, but all noteworthy in their way – catcher A.J. Ellis,...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 7:23 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Chris Withrow had a 2.60 earned-run average as a rookie last season. He hasn't given up a single run in his six relief appearances this year.
But the hard-throwing 25-year-old right-hander isn't comfortable.
"I always feel like...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 10:37 PM
Maybe it just had to be a taxing loss.
In a game that took nearly five hours, went 12 innings and used 15 pitchers, the Giants kept wasting scoring opportunities until they finally found their way to Dodgers reliever Brandon League.