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  • Ways for the Dodgers to liven up a potentially dull camp

    Ways for the Dodgers to liven up a potentially dull camp
    This shapes up as one of the Dodgers’ strangest spring camps, what with opening early to start the major-league season in Australia on March 22, then fly back, take four days off, oddly resume the exhibition season with three games against the...
  • Dodgers' Hyun-Jin Ryu checks in with trimmer look

    Dodgers' Hyun-Jin Ryu checks in with trimmer look
    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...
  • Dodgers pitchers have Australia on their minds as camp opens

    Dodgers pitchers have Australia on their minds as camp opens
    PHOENIX¬†— Clayton Kershaw wants to visit Australia, but as a tourist, not a pitcher. "I'd love to go there on vacation," Kershaw said. "I don't really want to go pitch there. But that's what we're signed up to do, so we're going to have to be...
  • Dodgers' A.J. Ellis avoids Cracker Barrel, loses 15 pounds

    Dodgers' A.J. Ellis avoids Cracker Barrel, loses 15 pounds
    PHOENIX -- There’s a long-running joke among writers about how many players claim to be in the best shape of their lives when reporting to spring training. In the case of catcher A.J. Ellis, it might really be true. Ellis reported to the Dodgers...
  • Joc Pederson, Zach Lee among non-roster invites to Dodgers camp

    Joc Pederson, Zach Lee among non-roster invites to Dodgers camp
    Top prospects Joc Pederson and Zach Lee will be in the Dodgers' major league spring training camp for the first time, the team announced Tuesday. The list of non-roster players who will be in camp will include catcher Miguel Olivo, a 12-year major...
  • Dodgers sign A.J. Ellis, avoiding arbitration

    Dodgers sign A.J. Ellis, avoiding arbitration
    The Dodgers and catcher A.J. Ellis have agreed on a one-year contract that guarantees him $3.55 million and avoids an arbitration hearing. Ellis, 32, batted .238 last season with 10 home runs, 52 runs batted in and a .318 on-base percentage. He also...
  • Kenley Jansen not concerned about being last Dodgers arbitration case

    Kenley Jansen not concerned about being last Dodgers arbitration case
    The Dodgers had three arbitration eligible players last month, and have since signed catcher A.J. Ellis to a nice contract and left-hander Clayton Kershaw to a slightly nicer one. Which leaves reliever Kenley Jansen the last one standing. This is...
  • Dodgers could have age issue with a lineup backed by dubious bench

    Dodgers could have age issue with a lineup backed by dubious bench
    Once they were young. Rising stars with limitless futures. Now the future is here, or so the Dodgers hope. Trouble is -- or could be – they are no longer so young. They may not be heading into the baseball sunset, but they’re mostly at...
  • Greg Maddux bid goodbye to Dodgers as Clayton Kershaw said hello

    Greg Maddux bid goodbye to Dodgers as Clayton Kershaw said hello
    The final act of Greg Maddux's distinguished career was an ignoble one. He wandered in from the Dodgers' bullpen in the third inning, with his team losing. He departed in the fifth inning, his team even further behind. "A very special day for me,"...
  • Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw headlines players filing for arbitration

    Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw headlines players filing for arbitration
    It’s a procedural thing, something that happens with every major league club: This is the date players can file for salary arbitration. Three Dodgers did so Tuesday, all expected, but all noteworthy in their way – catcher A.J. Ellis,...
  • Daily Dodger in Review: A.J. Ellis, a rock behind the plate

    Daily Dodger in Review: A.J. Ellis, a rock behind the plate
    A.J. ELLIS, 32, catcher Final 2013 stats: .238 batting average, 10 home runs, 52 RBIs, .318 on-base and .364 slugging percentages, threw out 44.4% of base stealers (28 of 63), the staff ERA when he caught was 3.06. Contract status: In second year of...