| Sep 25, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Now that the Dodgers have officially clinched their second consecutive National League West title, it appears likely they will start this year’s postseason the same way they ended last year’s playoffs: with Clayton Kershaw on the mound against...
| May 3, 2014
| 8:23 PM
1. DETROIT: Tigers win six of their last seven behind Miguel Cabrera, who hits .370 over that span. (5)
2. MILWAUKEE: Francisco Rodriguez (14 saves in 30 games) is two weeks ahead of pace he set in 62-save season in 2008. (1)
3. SAN FRANCISCO: Giant...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 10:49 AM
Is Clayton Kershaw the most popular pitcher in Major League Baseball?
By one measure, yes. The Dodgers ace and defending National League Cy Young winner led all pitchers in jersey sales during the off-season, based on sales from MLB's online shop....
| Jul 15, 2014
| 6:59 PM
The list of players who were the most valuable on their team through the first half of the 2014 baseball season includes usual suspects such as Andrew McCutchen, Troy Tulowitzki, Paul Goldschmidt, Felix Hernandez and David Price.
As with every season,...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 8:48 AM
Is Mike Trout or Yasiel Puig the most popular ballplayer in Southern California?
Neither, at least based on jersey sales in the first half of the season. Clayton Kershaw beats them both -- and ranks third in Major League Baseball, behind Derek Jeter...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 8:27 AM
Anthony Rizzo's rising popularity is showing up not only in Final Vote ballots for the All-Star Game, but also in jersey sales.
The Cubs first baseman ranks 15th on Major League Baseball's list of jersey sales since opening day.
Heading into his...
| Jul 12, 2014
Washington Nationals right-hander Jordan Zimmerman abruptly left his start against the Philadelphia Phillies in the fourth inning Friday night because of a right biceps injury.
Zimmerman (6-5), scheduled to participate in his second straight All-Star...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 11:04 AM
Major League Baseball updated the National League balloting totals Monday for the 2014 All-Star Game and Phillies second baseman Chase Utley still has a sizeable lead at his position.
With 1,342,480 votes he leads Los Angeles' Dee Gordon, who has 735,...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 9:50 PM
The Dodgers reached the halfway point to their season Thursday, neither as good as they originally hoped nor as bad as they once feared.
After 81 games, the Dodgers (45-36) may not lead the National League West, but they remain in very comfortable...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 10:14 PM
And now all Dodgers fans should take a moment to thank the San Francisco Giants for suddenly being so putrid.
The Dodgers lost 3-1 to the Cardinals on a warm Friday night before a Dodger Stadium crowd of 48,159, and once again it did not cost them a...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 10:40 PM
KEY MOMENT: Jhonny Peralta broke a 1-1 stalemate in the fifth inning, when he drove in two runs on a double to right-center field off Hyun-Jin Ryu. Center fielder Scott Van Slyke appeared to pull up while pursuing the ball when he saw right fielder Yasiel...