| Feb 12, 2013
| 8:45 PM
All eyes on Dodgers
The Braves' acquisitions of the Upton brothers have some people believing that's enough to bring a World Series back to Atlanta. The Nationals, anchored by their young pitching staff, could be on...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 2:26 PM
The Orioles have expressed some interest in the lone viable free-agent closer, Francisco Cordero, according to an industry source.
Although discussions are not considered far along, the Orioles have inquired about the 36-year-old right-hander, who has...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 7:41 PM
Dodgers plugged holes
Los Angeles Times
While the Angels landing former Cy Young Award winner Zack Greinke filled a much-needed gap in their effort to win the AL West, the Dodgers stand as the trade-deadline winner by plugging so many...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 5:54 PM
Designated hitter Vladimir Guerrero didn't hit cleanup for the Orioles on Thursday night, but it had nothing to do with his waning production in the first half.
Guerrero came into the clubhouse Thursday afternoon still feeling discomfort in his right...
| Jul 23, 2011
| 8:10 PM
Carlos Beltran is a carpe diem sort of guy. He's on center stage again, and he's soaking it up.
No player is being pursued as widely as Beltran with baseball's non-waiver trade deadline a week away. And he's doing his part to make sure the Mets get a...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 12:32 AM
The Sports Xchange
12/11/2013 MLB Note - Colorado Rockies Anderson, Brett
LHP Brett Anderson was acquired by the Rockies in a Dec. 10 trade that sent LHP Drew Pomeranz and RHP Chris Jensen to the A's.
The issue with Anderson, 25, was always health, not...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 7:14 PM
The Beard is coming back.
Free-agent right-hander Brian Wilson on Thursday signed a new deal with the Dodgers, a one-year, $10-million contract to return as closer Kenley Jansen's setup man.
Wilson was looking to return to a closer role, but the...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 2:04 PM
The expression “it’s only money” is most often uttered when referring to someone else’s bank account. When they’re your greenbacks, the control issue tends to rev up a tad.
So the Dodgers signed right-handed reliever and...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 12:05 PM
KENLEY JANSEN, 26, closer
Final 2013 stats: 4-3, 28 saves in 32 opportunities, 1.88 ERA, 0.86 WHIP, 13.0 strikeouts per inning pitched and a .177 opponents batting average.
Contract status: First year he’s arbitration eligible.
The good: After...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 1:33 PM
CARLOS MARMOL, 31, relief pitcher
Final 2013 stats: 2-4, 4.41 ERA, 1.63 WHIP, two saves, 10.8 strikeouts per nine innings in 52 games (0-0, 2.53, 1.55, none, 11.4 in 21 games as a Dodger).
Contract status: Free agent.
The good: He could still strike...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 10:58 PM
ATLANTA — The Dodgers' top executives wouldn't say Thursday whether Manager Don Mattingly would return next season, but they offered overwhelmingly positive reviews of his performance.
"I think he's done well, don't you?" said Mark Walter, the...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 12:48 PM
That’s a postseason roster, not that it made Jerry Hairston Jr. or Brandon League feel any better.
That’s a roster that took into consideration that games can be managed differently in the playoffs, when moves are designed for the...