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  • Dodgers' A.J. Ellis avoids Cracker Barrel, loses 15 pounds

    Dodgers' A.J. Ellis avoids Cracker Barrel, loses 15 pounds
    PHOENIX -- There’s a long-running joke among writers about how many players claim to be in the best shape of their lives when reporting to spring training. In the case of catcher A.J. Ellis, it might really be true. Ellis reported to the Dodgers...
  • Baseball, not cricket, in Australia? No sticky wicket for Dodgers

    SYDNEY, Australia — The Los Angeles Dodgers' season-opening series in Australia later this month takes place on some of the most hallowed sports turf in the world: the Sydney Cricket Ground. Just for comparison, baseball was being played at these...
  • Dodgers pitchers have Australia on their minds as camp opens

    PHOENIX¬†— Clayton Kershaw wants to visit Australia, but as a tourist, not a pitcher. "I'd love to go there on vacation," Kershaw said. "I don't really want to go pitch there. But that's what we're signed up to do, so we're going to have to be...
  • Dodgers notes: Zack Greinke update, Friday lineup

    PHOENIX -- Zack Greinke was walking around the clubhouse without a limp Friday morning, but declined to provide an update on his right calf muscle. “I have no more comments about my injury,” he said politely. A day earlier, Greinke was...
  • Kenley Jansen not concerned about being last Dodgers arbitration case

    Kenley Jansen not concerned about being last Dodgers arbitration case
    The Dodgers had three arbitration eligible players last month, and have since signed catcher A.J. Ellis to a nice contract and left-hander Clayton Kershaw to a slightly nicer one. Which leaves reliever Kenley Jansen the last one standing. This is...
  • Yasiel Puig, Clayton Kershaw to play in Dodgers' exhibition opener

    Yasiel Puig, Clayton Kershaw to play in Dodgers' exhibition opener
    PHOENIX – Yasiel Puig and other starting position players will be on the field for five innings Wednesday in the Dodgers’ exhibition opener against the Arizona Diamondbacks in Scottsdale, Ariz. Clayton Kershaw will pitch two innings, which...
  • Joc Pederson, Zach Lee among non-roster invites to Dodgers camp

    Top prospects Joc Pederson and Zach Lee will be in the Dodgers' major league spring training camp for the first time, the team announced Tuesday. The list of non-roster players who will be in camp will include catcher Miguel Olivo, a 12-year major...
  • Ways for the Dodgers to liven up a potentially dull camp

    This shapes up as one of the Dodgers’ strangest spring camps, what with opening early to start the major-league season in Australia on March 22, then fly back, take four days off, oddly resume the exhibition season with three games against the...
  • Dodgers sign A.J. Ellis, avoiding arbitration

    Dodgers sign A.J. Ellis, avoiding arbitration
    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...
  • Dodgers could have age issue with a lineup backed by dubious bench

    Dodgers could have age issue with a lineup backed by dubious bench
    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...
  • Cardinals hit to the situation; Red Sox wear down pitchers

    Cardinals hit to the situation; Red Sox wear down pitchers
    Dodgers catcher A.J. Ellis will be offering his analysis throughout the World Series. Ellis, 32, recently completed his second full season as a starter for the Dodgers by batting .333 in a National League division series against the Atlanta Braves and...
  • Dodgers lead National League with five Gold Glove nominees

    Dodgers lead National League with five Gold Glove nominees
    Maybe you didn’t think of the Dodgers as some great defensive team last season. Solid, maybe, but great? The Dodgers committed 109 errors, and only the Milwaukee Brewers (corrected) finished with more in the National League. Individually,...