| Apr 2, 2014
| 2:33 PM
Smile, what's the use of crying?
You'll find that life is still worthwhile
If you just smile
Come now Dodgers fans, raise up that chinny-chin chin. Sure, the news coming out of the Dodgers’ game Tuesday was of the dark variety.
Two-time Cy Young...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 4:34 PM
For Chone Figgins, his reunion with the Angels in the Freeway Series will mark a triumph.
Games against his former team used to a be painful reminder of what he left behind. Over the next three days, when the Dodgers and Angels face each other in...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 8:21 PM
Hanley Ramirez has entered his walk year.
Ramirez and Dodgers Chairman Mark Walter each expressed interest in completing a contract extension eight months ago, but the two sides have not reached a deal, and Ramirez can file for free agency after the...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 7:11 PM
When do some really good baseball numbers still manage to come out looking bad?
When they belong to Chris Withrow.
Withrow has picked up where he left off last year in his rookie season, which was just shy of brilliant. The hard-throwing young right-...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 6:08 PM
PHOENIX — Told the Dodgers signed free-agent shortstop Erisbel Arruebarrena to a five-year, $25-million contract, Yasiel Puig was flooded with memories of his childhood in Cuba.
Puig and Arruebarrena met as 9-year-olds in Cienfuegos. They played...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 6:20 PM
Matt Kemp said Saturday he might not be ready to play on opening day, insisting he didn't want to repeat the mistake he made last year of rushing back from injuries.
The Dodgers are starting their season about a week earlier than usual, with a two-...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 5:25 PM
PHOENIX — With a long-awaited conflict again coming into view, Dodgers outfielders have taken a variety of approaches to what could be an uncomfortable situation.
Matt Kemp was brazen, declaring he wouldn't be a fourth outfielder. Carl Crawford...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 6:34 PM
PHOENIX — Officially, Hyun-Jin Ryu doesn't weigh any less than he did last year. The Dodgers still list his weight as 255 pounds.
But his face doesn't look nearly as self-indulgent. His torso appears leaner.
"I weigh significantly less than I...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 5:05 PM
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Matt Kemp doesn't want to go anywhere, but his agent is convinced the Dodgers will trade him this off-season.
"I'd be surprised if it doesn't happen," said Dave Stewart, the former major league pitcher who represents Kemp....
| Nov 9, 2013
| 5:35 AM
The Dodgers are open to trading one of their three veteran outfielders? If I were any more shocked I’d be Capt. Renault shutting down Rick’s Cafe Americain.
Of course they are. Why wouldn’t they be? They’d better be.
| Nov 1, 2013
| 4:01 PM
It’s the first of November, and how does your team shape up for 2014? Never too early to get overly excited, raise an eyebrow or, for some, to flat-out panic.
The Dodgers are in better shape than most heading into the off-season, or at least the...
| 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...