| Oct 29, 2013
| 1:31 PM
This is the place where I would like to share my incredible personal connections to reveal the Dodgers’ double-secret plans to snare Japanese star pitcher Masahiro Tanaka.
Alas, there is none to offer. But, come on, does this not look like the...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 1:20 PM
MATT MAGILL, 24, starting pitcher
Final 2013 stats: 0-2, 6.51 ERA, 1.99 WHIP, 8.5 strikeouts per nine innings, .257 opponents batting average in 27 2/3 innings (six starts).
Contract status: Under team control.
The good: Pitched well enough to win...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 12:26 PM
The career of Chris Capuano lives on, and in a pretty decent place too.
Capuano has reportedly signed with the Boston Red Sox, making him the last Dodgers free agent to find a mew home, though he managed it with the World Series champions. Capuano is...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 5:57 PM
Everyone expects the Dodgers to win. They did last year, and they just put up $215 million for Clayton Kershaw, to better their chance to win for many years to come.
No one expects the Angels to win. They sat out the playoffs last year — for the...
| 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...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 6:23 PM
SAN DIEGO — Kenley Jansen has saved a career-high 27 games this season and is tied with Cincinnati's Aroldis Chapman for the strikeout lead among National League relievers with 107 in 72 appearances.
Just imagine how good the right-hander would be...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 11:16 PM
What initially looked like an unfolding crisis quickly turned into the Dodgers' loudest statement of the postseason — even louder than the fans at Dodger Stadium who mocked the Atlanta Braves on Sunday night by mimicking the Tomahawk Chop.
| Sep 23, 2013
| 6:45 PM
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If Yasiel Puig, Andre Ethier, Carl Crawford and Matt Kemp are all healthy, who would be the Dodgers' starting outfielders?
The only time...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 7:40 PM
The Atlanta Braves and shortstop Andrelton Simmons agreed on a $58-million, seven-year contract, a record deal for the latest young star locked up by the National League East champions.
The deal, which runs through the 2020 season, is the largest...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 10:20 AM
The New York Yankees’ signing of Japanese pitching sensation Masahiro Tanaka to a reported seven-year, $155-million deal on Wednesday doesn’t really change much for the Angels in their pursuit of a starting pitcher.
Though the Angels scouted...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 5:44 PM
The New York Yankees' signing of Japanese right-hander Masahiro Tanaka to a seven-year, $155-million deal won't really affect the Angels' pursuit of a starting pitcher, but it might complicate things.
Though the Angels scouted and liked Tanaka, they did...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 6:00 PM
PHOENIX — With Josh Beckett and Chad Billingsley recovering from major operations, the Dodgers solidified the back end of their rotation Saturday by signing veteran left-hander Paul Maholm to a one-year, $1.5-million contract.
Maholm, if anything,...