| Nov 20, 2013
| 5:05 PM
SCOTT VAN SLYKE, 27, outfield/first base
Final 2013 stats: .240 batting average, seven home runs, 19 RBI, .342 on-base and .465 slugging percentages.
Contract status: Under team control.
The good: He should give lessons in reinventing yourself....
| Nov 22, 2013
| 2:30 PM
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They’re huffing and puffing over in Arizona again. They must like to do that in the desert. Guess there’s nothing much else to do but sweat.
The Diamondbacks must really, really want a rivalry with...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 1:54 PM
Outfielder Mike Baxter has avoided salary arbitration and agreed to a one-year contract with the Dodgers, according to a person familiar with the situation who spoke on the condition of anonymity.
The deal is worth $700,000, the source said.
| Sep 30, 2013
| 4:50 PM
The Braves couldn’t wait one day before playing the oldest and most tired of sporting clichés -- nobody loves us!
Nobody thought we could do this! Nobody picked us to win! Nobody thought we could pick matching socks!
It’s tiresome at the...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 10:37 PM
Long before A.J. Ellis owned the Dodgers’ heart, he felt lucky just to wear a piece of them on his head.
It was the summer of 2003, draft day, and the only two teams that had expressed interest in the Austin Peay senior catcher had already...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 5:30 AM
ATLANTA — The Dodgers will begin the 2013 playoffs against the Atlanta Braves here Thursday, but their most difficult postseason opponent has already shown up.
It came swaggering into their clubhouse bearing sordid histories and fresh doubts. It...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 2:54 PM
September has been a cruel, frightening month for the Rangers and Rays, who held their ground in a terrific series last week at Tropicana Field. But all of the angst could wash away easily in October.
Since spring training, the Rays and Rangers have...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 6:54 AM
Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. The 113th U.S. Open at is underway at Merion Golf Club in Pennsylvania. The par 70 course is shoowing some teeth with very few players under par. Former CIA employee Edward Snowden revealed...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 12:11 AM
The creaky old stadium roared to life, late in the evening, so late that the Dodgers canceled the fireworks show scheduled to follow the game. City curfew and all.
No worries. The best show in town was the one on the field. The Dodgers scored four...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 7:05 AM
Careful now, don’t get too excited. Anyway, try to remember the date and the 47 games still to go and all the strange things that can yet happen.
Are you pulling it off? It can be tough after games like Friday's victory over the Tampa Bay Rays....
| Aug 13, 2013
| 11:08 PM
With apologies to Cincinnati, the Dodgers are beginning to resemble a big blue machine.
The Dodgers might not have the top-to-bottom firepower of the 1970s Reds, but the Dodgers' winning ways are becoming so consistent they're starting to have a...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 3:27 PM
NEW YORK — For as many headlines as Mike Trout generates on the field, the Angels center fielder hasn’t been much of an off-the-field attention-grabber. The humble 22-year-old, in his second big league season, has not inserted himself into...