| Jul 14, 2013
| 8:48 PM
The distance between the frontyard of Ricky and David Nolasco's boyhood home in Rialto and the mound at Dodger Stadium is best measured in dreams.
"Pitching at Dodger Stadium, that's it," David says, "that's all we ever talked about."
As a grade-...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 8:05 PM
Several of Major League Baseball's heavy hitters were transformed into indiscriminate memorabilia dealers Monday night, and Yoenis Cespedes made the biggest hit among fans attending the major league home run derby at Citi Field in Flushing, N.Y.
| Apr 17, 2014
| 4:54 PM
The next public address announcer of the San Diego Padres just might end up being a guy who lives 20 minutes from Dodger Stadium.
"I feel like a minor leaguer who's getting a call from the big league club, 'Come on in, kid, here's your chance,' " Todd...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 5:37 PM
Statistics through Friday.
1.MILWAUKEE: Brewers have won 7 in a row thanks to baseball's best pitching staff (1.86 ERA, two shutouts)
2.WASHINGTON: Nationals have scored a league-high 27 runs from the seventh inning on.
3.DODGERS: Dodgers top MLB in...
| 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...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 7:16 PM
For more than two decades, the West Coast has played the part of Major League Baseball’s strange uncle. You know, the one who is invited to the family reunion but hardly ever gets to sit at the head table.
In the last 22 seasons, only three...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 8:07 PM
TEMPE, Ariz. — The Detroit Tigers needed help at shortstop, and the Angels took advantage of that need to fortify their pitching depth.
The Angels acquired left-hander Jose Alvarez from the Tigers on Friday for shortstop Andrew Romine. Angels...
| Feb 10, 2008
"Play ball!" Major League umpires won't shout those magical words in the Southland for nearly two more months. Can't wait that long? Then plan a jaunt to Arizona, where the Angels and 11 other teams will play in the Cactus League. In late March, they'll...
| Feb 15, 2009
The Los Angeles Dodgers may be leaving behind 60 years of history in Vero Beach, Fla., but the Arizona Cactus League they're joining has a rich history too. The New York Giants and the Cleveland Indians, for instance, set up their spring operations in...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 8:35 PM
PHOENIX — The Dodgers learned last year that a $240-million payroll can overcome a disastrous start. They'll now find out if it can negate the effects of an abbreviated exhibition season and trip to the other side of the world.
| Mar 16, 2014
| 4:40 PM
And off they go, into the blue skies to see just how much sleep they can actually manage during a 17-hour flight. Maybe Clayton Kershaw should have squeezed his ping-pong table on board.
The Dodgers wrapped up their condensed spring training in...