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Andy McCullough

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Andy McCullough covers the Dodgers for the Los Angeles Times. He joined The Times in 2016 after stints at the Kansas City Star and the Star-Ledger in Newark, N.J. A graduate of Syracuse University, he grew up in the suburbs of Philadelphia.  

Recent Articles

  • Dodgers mailbag: Will Yu Darvish be back in 2018?

    Dodgers mailbag: Will Yu Darvish be back in 2018?

    In 27 days, the pitchers and catchers of the 2018 Dodgers will report to spring training at Camelback Ranch. The position players will join them a few days later. A new season dawns soon, even if it feels like the offseason has yet to begin. The Dodgers have done only minor tinkering to the roster...

  • Roberts busca dejar atrás el dolor de 2017

    Roberts busca dejar atrás el dolor de 2017

    Roberts planea una reunión en su casa la próxima semana con un amigo. Se convirtió en amigo del mánager de los Astros de Houston, A.J. Hinch, durante la segunda mitad de su estancia en la organización de los Padres, y mantuvieron su amistad a pesar de siete duros juegos como rivales en la pasada...

  • Prospect Walker Buehler is ready to contribute to the Dodgers next season

    Prospect Walker Buehler is ready to contribute to the Dodgers next season

    A bevy of Dodgers veterans worked out at Dodger Stadium on Thursday afternoon. The group included Justin Turner, Cody Bellinger, Austin Barnes, Enrique Hernandez and even Matt Kemp, the recently reacquired outfielder the team is expected to trade or release before spring training. A few prospects...

  • Dave Roberts is putting all the heartache of 2017 behind him

    Dave Roberts is putting all the heartache of 2017 behind him

    Dave Roberts plans to host a visitor at his home next week. He befriended Houston Astros manager A.J. Hinch during half a decade together in the Padres organization, and their bond remained sturdy after seven games as World Series opponents. When Hinch mentioned he was attending a wedding near...

  • Dodgers acquire reliever Scott Alexander in three-team trade

    Dodgers acquire reliever Scott Alexander in three-team trade

    The Dodgers have acquired groundball specialist Scott Alexander in a three-team trade with the Kansas City Royals and the Chicago White Sox, according to people familiar with the situation. The Dodgers will send right-handed pitcher Trevor Oaks to Kansas City, while the White Sox will receive Dodgers...

  • Dodgers hire Mark Prior, former Cubs All Star and USC All-American, as bullpen coach

    Dodgers hire Mark Prior, former Cubs All Star and USC All-American, as bullpen coach

    Mark Prior, a former All-American pitcher at USC and an All-Star for the Chicago Cubs, will be the Dodgers bullpen coach in 2018, according to people familiar with the situation. The organization is expected to announce Prior’s hiring on Wednesday. Prior will replace Josh Bard, who departed manager...

  • Dodgers acquire right-handed pitcher Dylan Baker

    Dodgers acquire right-handed pitcher Dylan Baker

    The Dodgers acquired right-handed pitcher Dylan Baker from Milwaukee in exchange for cash considerations or a player to be named later. The Brewers designated Baker for assignment on Dec. 21. The team had claimed Baker from Cleveland in November. With the acquisition of Baker, the Dodgers’ 40-man...

  • Dodgers trade Gonzalez, Kazmir, McCarthy and Culberson to Atlanta for Matt Kemp

    Dodgers trade Gonzalez, Kazmir, McCarthy and Culberson to Atlanta for Matt Kemp

    In an unforeseen move that reset the organization’s luxury-tax payroll, secured a temporary reunion with one of their finest hitters in recent memory and positioned the organization as a significant player for the free-agent craze next winter, the Dodgers reacquired outfielder Matt Kemp from Atlanta...

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