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Will Middlebrooks

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  • Dodgers defense falls flat in loss to Padres, 7-3

    Dodgers defense falls flat in loss to Padres, 7-3
    KEY MOMENT: The Dodgers were let down by their supposedly improved defense, which committed three errors. The last one was the most damaging. Catcher Yasmani Grandal fielded a ninth-inning bunt by Cory Spangenberg, only to make an errant throw to first...
  • Dodgers' starting rotation is a high-wire, high-risk act

    Dodgers' starting rotation is a high-wire, high-risk act
    Zack Greinke hasn't complained of any elbow problems for the last several weeks. The Dodgers right-hander certainly pitched as if nothing was wrong Tuesday night, when he made his season debut in what became a 7-3 loss to the San Diego Padres at...
  • Padres beat Giants, 6-4

    SAN DIEGO The defending World Series champions are coming home in a defensive posture. The Giants will raise a banner Monday after failing to post a winning record on their season-opening trip, which concluded with a 6-4 loss to the San Diego Padres on...
  • Padres new general manager working quickly to turn things around

    Padres new general manager working quickly to turn things around
    A.J. Preller was a fraternity brother and roommate of Jon Daniels when the two attended Cornell, so when Daniels became the Rangers' baseball head in 2003, he soon brought his old friend in to run the team's international and pro scouting. It's always...
  • Gonzalez homers 3 times to lead Dodgers past Padres 7-4

    Adrian Gonzalez insists he's no home run hitter, even if his current power surge suggests otherwise. It's simply about making good contact with the ball for the 32-year-old first baseman, who is dogged in his hitting preparation. It's paying off, with...
  • Dodgers give one away in loss to San Diego Padres, 7-3

    Dodgers give one away in loss to San Diego Padres, 7-3
    No one’s really arguing the Dodgers will not be an improved defensive team this season. And no one is arguing they won’t have nights like Tuesday's, either, when they committed three errors and could have been charged with another. The...
  • Monday's recap: Padres 7, Cubs 0

    Monday's recap: Padres 7, Cubs 0
    The summary Jon Lester said his location was lacking in the bullpen, and it showed as he lasted only 31/3 innings. Lester issued his first walk of the spring to Derek Norris, and former Red Sox teammate Will Middlebrooks followed with a double off the...
  • Cubs Game Day: Cubs, Lester lose 7-0

    Cubs Game Day: Cubs, Lester lose 7-0
    Padres 7, Cubs 0 Spring record: 5-9-1 The summary: Jon Lester lasted only 3 1/3 innings. Lester issued his first walk of the spring to Derek Norris, and former Red Sox teammate Will Middlebrooks followed with a double off the left field wall. Lester...
  • Hyun-Jin Ryu sharp, Joc Pederson homers in Dodgers' 1-0 win over Padres

    Hyun-Jin Ryu sharp, Joc Pederson homers in Dodgers' 1-0 win over Padres
    Spring training can be a delicate dance, trying to get ready for the season while paying close attention when the body barks and says it might be best to back off a tad. The Dodgers went the cautious route with left-hander Hyun-Jin Ryu when his back...
  • Will Dodgers emerge from free-agent shadows to sign Hector Olivera?

    Will Dodgers emerge from free-agent shadows to sign Hector Olivera?
    Another week, another hot Cuban prospect. This used to be right in the Dodgers’ sweet spot — Yasiel Puig, Alex Guerrero, Erisbel Arruebarrena — but this past off-season Cuba might as well have been Aruba. Bright names came and signed...
  • Cubs' Edwin Jackson fighting to change perceptions

    Cubs' Edwin Jackson fighting to change perceptions
    MESA, Ariz. — Edwin Jackson's four-year, $52 million contract is an albatross to the Cubs, as Theo Epstein suggested in October in a meeting with season ticket holders at the Oriental Theatre. "We wouldn't do it over again," Epstein, the Cubs...