| Dec 13, 2014
| 4:27 PM
In Ned Colletti's first winter as Dodgers general manager, he made three trades, a perfectly reasonable volume. In Andrew Friedman's first winter in charge, he dominated the winter meetings by making four trades within 24 hours.
There was the midnight...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 10:14 PM
As the first day of baseball's winter meetings came to a close Monday night, Jon Lester was believed to be close to deciding where he'll pitch next season. At first glance, the Dodgers looked like one of his most logical destinations.
The Dodgers are in...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 1:02 PM
ZACK GREINKE, 31, starting pitcher.
Final 2014 stats: 17-8, 2.71 ERA, 1.15 WHIP, 9.2 strikeouts per nine innings, .247 opponent batting average in a team-high 202 1/3 innings. Also batted .200 with six doubles.
Contract status: Will be in third year...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 6:19 PM
The last few offseasons the Phillies have wavered back and forth on whether they should rebuild or retool.
Every year the answer was retool — until this year that is.
Now that Philadelphia's front office has finally come to the realization...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 8:24 PM
Andre Ethier, Carl Crawford and Matt Kemp will be the subject of trade talks this off-season as the Dodgers' revamped front office tries to address overcrowding in the outfield.
Finding a new team for one of the former All-Stars would alleviate some...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 6:33 PM
In baseball, the season of giving is upon us yet again.
This is the season of free agency, the time of year when teams bestow riches upon the finest players in all the land.
This used to be the season of the Angels and Dodgers. To Albert Pujols,...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 5:25 PM
Clayton Kershaw is not going to win every postseason award. Dodgers teammate Zack Greinke saw to that Tuesday.
Greinke won the 2014 Gold Glove for pitchers in the National League, beating out Kershaw, one of the three announced finalists. It’s the...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 11:18 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Zack Greinke asked out of Kansas City four years ago. He was in the prime of his career. He would not sign a new contract with the Royals because he wanted to win and, as he told anyone who asked, he did not believe the Royals...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 10:40 PM
The aces went down in a hurry this October. Clayton Kershaw and David Price, gone. Stephen Strasburg and Max Scherzer, done. Zack Greinke and Justin Verlander, out. Jered Weaver and Jordan Zimmermann, see you in spring training.
The best starting...
| Oct 12, 2014
| 7:13 PM
They talk about the trade every day.
The Royals’ success is introducing them to a new and much bigger audience, so there are a hundred stories being retold to people who never paid much attention before. That means Alex Gordon’s bumpy road...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 11:52 PM
At this stage of the season last year, Matt Kemp was on crutches, calling himself the Dodgers' head cheerleader.
In the wake of the Dodgers' 3-2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 2 of their National League division series, Kemp can call...