| Mar 6, 2014
| 4:04 PM
Dan Haren was, by the Dodgers’ standards, something of a quiet pickup during the off-season.
He was a 33-year-old right-hander coming off what appeared a mediocre season (10-14, 4.67 earned-run average). He was signed for one season and $10...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 5:05 PM
Ah, yes, best-laid plans and all. Looked swell on paper, but the execution proved somewhat lacking.
Dodgers Manager Don Mattingly decided to use an almost exclusive right-handed lineup against left-hander Madison Bumgarner on Saturday afternoon,...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 12:33 PM
PHOENIX –- Carl Crawford will be sidelined Sunday with tightness on the right side of his abdominal muscles as the Dodgers try to complete a three-game sweep of the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Trevor Cahill, who gave up five runs in four innings to...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 10:06 PM
There is this one little thing about your first-place Dodgers that probably should be noted. They are 12-8 overall -- or 7-1 against the woeful Arizona Diamondbacks and 5-7 against everyone else.
Could they be a team whose first-place status has been...
| 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...
| May 16, 2014
| 11:00 PM
ON THE MOUND: Zack Greinke was brilliant, pitching eight shutout innings to improve to 7-1. With the Dodgers ahead by seven runs, Manager Don Mattingly called on a slumping Brian Wilson to pitch the ninth inning. Wilson walked the leadoff batter, Martin...
| May 17, 2014
| 2:06 PM
Gushing is so unbecoming, unless you know, they’re gushing about you. Then a modest amount is permitted, or required.
Manager Don Mattingly seemed almost giddy Friday when describing Hyun-Jin Ryu’s simulated game and previous bullpen...
| May 18, 2014
| 12:20 PM
Hyun-Jin Ryu is scheduled to start Wednesday for the Dodgers against the New York Mets at Citi Field, Manager Don Mattingly said.
The left-hander has been on the disabled list since April 28 because of inflammation in his throwing shoulder.
He threw a...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 7:44 PM
Dodgers 3, San Diego Padres 3
AT THE PLATE: Dee Gordon tripled in a run. Hanley Ramirez collected his first hit of the spring, a single to right field in the third inning. Top outfield prospect Joc Pederson drew walks in each of his two plate...
| 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...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 7:30 AM
Team outlooks are listed in predicted order of finish. Lineups and rotations are projections.
1 l Washington
2013 l 86-76, second place
Last year in playoffs l 2012
They are supposed to blossom after years of suffering, top draft...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 1:18 PM
Former UCLA All-American pitcher Gerrit Cole, in his second season with the Pittsburgh Pirates, took exception to Milwaukee Brewers center fielder Carlos Gomez flipping his bat after connecting for what turned out to be a triple on Sunday, igniting a...