| Mar 21, 2014
| 9:18 PM
The Dodgers announced their 25-man roster before opening the regular season against the Arizona Diamondbacks in Australia, and if it mostly came out as expected, it wasn’t devoid of surprise.
Alex Guerrero, the Cuban infielder who did not play...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 2:46 PM
It’s the first workout of spring, so naturally it’s time for the "what if" game. Hey, it’s never too early.
In today’s exciting edition we ask: If Josh Beckett does win the fifth spot in the Dodgers’ rotation and Paul...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 3:44 PM
Here’s a free tip to that legion of relievers making plans to be in the Dodgers’ bullpen this season: Better be on your game early and often.
General Manager Ned Colletti has assembled a relief corps of pitchers who are used to being in at...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 1:36 PM
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.
| Mar 16, 2014
| 5:46 PM
Javy Guerra, who started the 2012 season as the Dodgers closer, was designated for assignment Sunday, part of a flurry of moves to cut the roster to the 30 total players they can take to Australia.
Guerra, 28, can still be traded while the Dodgers...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 12:20 PM
Just for fun, just because it’s the first week of spring games, let’s imagine Seth Rosin continues to throw like he did in the Dodgers’ exhibition opener.
Which is to say, absolute lights out. The 6-foot-6, 250-pound right-hander threw...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 4:52 PM
In today’s installment of back at the ranch, the news ain’t good. The Dodgers said it’s not really bad either, but it was enough for concern.
Carl Crawford, one of four Dodgers left behind at Camelback Ranch in Phoenix while the team...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 2:58 PM
The future made an appearance for the Dodgers on Friday. Not the one coming this season maybe, but some season not too far distant.
Right-hander Zach Lee, the Dodgers’ No. 1 pick in 2010 who had been slowed by a muscle strain in his back,...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 4:58 PM
I believe it was that great baseball sage, Daffy Duck, who said of the Dodgers’ bullpen: “What a predicament!”
The Dodgers are flush with relievers. Stocked with veteran arms. Have three former closers backing up Kenley Jansen....
| Mar 14, 2014
| 12:51 PM
So it's time for spring roster stories, our favorite guessing game. This year it’s even more fun, or at least complicated, what with the Dodgers actually looking at three or four different rosters.
But they leave Sunday for Down Under, so time...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 5:17 PM
The wounded, the recovering and the expectant were all back at it Thursday at the Dodgers’ complex in Camelback Ranch in Phoenix, and the news appeared to be mostly good.
Josh Beckett, who’s not only coming off surgery to remove a rib that...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 10:33 PM
Dodgers 5, Padres 4;
White Sox 5, Dodgers 4
AT THE PLATE: Dee Gordon was two for three with a triple, raising his exhibition average to .282. Gordon also stole a base, making him nine for his ninth in nine on the spring on stolen-base attempts....