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  • Poll: Are Dodgers doing right thing in starting Clayton Kershaw?

    Poll: Are Dodgers doing right thing in starting Clayton Kershaw?
    Are the Dodgers doing the right thing in starting Clayton Kershaw in Monday night's game? There are pros and cons: Pro: Get a chance to close out Braves tonight and you can start Zack Greinke and Kershaw in Games 1 and 2 of the NLCS, which begins...
  • Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw in favor of new protective baseball cap

    Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw in favor of new protective baseball cap
    It will not be fashionable, though that’s hardly the point. At least hopefully. But pitchers now have a decision to make: to wear a padded baseball cap or not? That’s an issue each pitcher will now have to determine for himself, after...
  • 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' Adrian Gonzalez expects to take more walks

    Dodgers' Adrian Gonzalez expects to take more walks
    SURPRISE, Ariz. — Adrian Gonzalez drew another walk Tuesday against the Kansas City Royals, his fourth in 26 plate appearances this spring. This is by design. "I'm not going to go up there looking for a walk, but I do think I can get back to...
  • Lena Dunham, Albert Brooks Among Finalists for Shorty Awards

    The Real-Time Academy of Short Form Arts & Sciences announced its Shorty Award finalists Wednesday morning for its sixth-annual social media-themed awards, with big names such as Lena Dunham, Albert Brooks and Sir Ian McKellen making the cut. The...
  • Padded caps for pitchers to be available in spring training

    Would you wear a heavier and perhaps clunkier cap if it might help protect you from a line drive to the head? Every pitcher will face that question when spring training opens next month. For the first time, Major League Baseball has approved a padded...
  • Major League Baseball approves protective cap for pitchers

    Those scary hits to the head that pitchers sometimes take on line drives might not be quite as scary this year. A new protective cap designed to reduce the effects of such blows has been approved by Major League Baseball and was introduced on Tuesday....
  • LATEST LINE

    --------------------------------------- --------------------------------------- By J. McCarthy --------------------------------------- San Diego is 11-5 its the last 16 trips to Chase Field. The Padres are a perfect 4-0 in Tyson Ross' last 4 starts...
  • Marco Estrada, Brandon McCarthy lead locals at pro level

    Marco Estrada, Brandon McCarthy lead locals at pro level
    Whether it was at the major or minor league level, plenty of former area baseball players competed on professional diamonds not only across the United States, but in Canada and Mexico. There were a number of story lines along the way, as the 2013...
  • MLB ALCS 2013 TV schedule: Tigers vs. Red Sox

     
    MLB ALCS 2013 TV schedule: Tigers vs. Red Sox: The two teams who’ve emerged victorious from the American League Division Series, the Detroit Tigers and the Boston Red Sox, now face each other for the right to play for the World Series. Game 1 of the...
  • Jimmy Rollins to be part of Fox Sports 1's baseball coverage

     
    Phillies shortstop Jimmy Rollins will be part of the expanded baseball coverage Fox and Fox Sports 1 will have during the ALCS and World Series. TBS has the NLCS. Rollins, who can remember the days that he was busy on the field at this time of year,...
  • Miami Marlins' Logan Morrison a finalist for prestigious Hutch Award for community service

    Miami Marlins' Logan Morrison a finalist for prestigious Hutch Award for community service
    I'm not sure if Logan Morrison will stay healthy or productive enough to be part of the Miami Marlins' future, but it's clear he's already distinguished himself with good deeds off the field. Morrison, the young outfielder and first baseman, was one of...