| Feb 19, 2009
PEORIA, Ariz. - Ken Griffey Jr. has decided to return to the Seattle Mariners. "He's coming home. ... I can't begin to tell you how ecstatic we are. He is, too," Seattle general manager Jack Zduriencik confirmed on Wednesday night, calling Griffey...
| Oct 13, 2008
LOS ANGELES (AP) _ Tired of getting brushed back in the NL championship series, Manny Ramirez and the Los Angeles Dodgers came out ready to fight their way back against Philadelphia.
Blake DeWitt's bases-loaded triple off Jamie Moyer capped a five-run...
| Apr 3, 2009
| 9:21 PM
NATIONAL LEAGUE WEST
LOS ANGELES DODGERS (84-78, 1st)
MANAGER: Joe Torre (2nd season) PAYROLL: $92 million
X-FACTOR: If Rafael Furcal's back cooperates, he should be the energizer at the top of the lineup he's always been.
BEST CASE: Manny Ramirez...
| Aug 11, 2009
| 2:11 PM
Reporting from San Francisco -- On a night when Chad Billingsley was scratched from his next start, Hiroki Kuroda delivered 6 1/3 innings of one-run ball.
On a night when the offense continued to search for its rhythm, Matt Kemp delivered a bases-...
| Jul 20, 2009
LOS ANGELES -- A cursory look at the box score would indicate that Matt Kemp was a one-man wrecking crew Sunday, scoring all four runs in the Dodgers' 4-3 win over the Houston Astros.
That included Kemp's solo home run in the eighth inning that...
| Jul 17, 2009
LOS ANGELES -- The fans at Dodger Stadium rose and roared as the left fielder stepped into the batter's box.
The left fielder was Juan Pierre.
That Manny Ramirez didn't receive the loudest ovation of the night in his first game back from a 50-game...
| Jul 13, 2009
MILWAUKEE -- First, there were the questions about the pitching, particularly the bullpen. Then, there were the concerns about how the team would respond with Manny Ramirez out of the lineup for 50 games.
Sunday, the Dodgers answered another question...
| Jul 10, 2009
NEW YORK -- Randy Wolf wouldn't say that his new uniform number was responsible for his first win in six weeks. But he also wouldn't say that it wasn't.
"There's not a baseball player that's not superstitious," Wolf said. "The ones that tell you they...
| Jul 9, 2009
NEW YORK -- Manny Ramirez and Hiroki Kuroda are traveling down the same road.
One of them sounded certain Wednesday night that he would reach his destination.
"I'm pretty sure I'll get there," Ramirez said.
One of them didn't.
"I have to believe it...
| Jul 2, 2009
| 11:09 PM
The scene in left field at Petco Park on Thursday was like something out of the Old Testament -- and Manny Ramirez wasn't even there.
The first bizarre episode of what could be an eventful weekend took place on the eve of the Dodgers' series opener at...
| Jul 2, 2009
The 50-game suspension of Manny Ramirez ended on the day the Dodgers became the first team to win 50 games this season -- and with the Dodgers' top standing in the National League, little changed from the day he was banned.
After squeaking past the...
| Jun 20, 2009
ANAHEIM -- Juan Rivera is about as unassuming a guy as there is in baseball, a player who walks and talks softly and carries an occasionally big stick.
So it seemed out of character for the Angels' left fielder to stand at the plate and admire his...