| Feb 22, 2014
| 6:08 PM
PHOENIX — Told the Dodgers signed free-agent shortstop Erisbel Arruebarrena to a five-year, $25-million contract, Yasiel Puig was flooded with memories of his childhood in Cuba.
Puig and Arruebarrena met as 9-year-olds in Cienfuegos. They played...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 1:09 PM
One year you’re the opening day starting shortstop. The next you’re designated for assignment.
Welcome to the world of Justin Sellers, who was DFA’d on Saturday when the Dodgers officially signed Cuban infielder Erisbel Arruebarrena....
| Feb 20, 2014
| 7:00 PM
PHOENIX — Explaining how a natural introvert such as himself could flash Mickey Mouse ears in front of more than 50,000 screaming fans, Adrian Gonzalez looked around the Dodgers' locker room.
"It's the clubhouse," he said. "It's the city, it's the...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 1:32 PM
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...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 8:06 PM
PHOENIX — Hanley Ramirez reported to spring training Wednesday without a new contract. But if Ramirez was bothered by his inability to secure a multiyear extension over the winter, he didn't show it.
He reiterated how much likes playing in Los...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 8:53 AM
PHOENIX — In the clubhouse a day before position players were scheduled to report for spring training, Hanley Ramirez said Wednesday he wanted to be “a Dodger for life.”
But Ramirez otherwise declined to talk about his contractual...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 5:57 PM
Everyone expects the Dodgers to win. They did last year, and they just put up $215 million for Clayton Kershaw, to better their chance to win for many years to come.
No one expects the Angels to win. They sat out the playoffs last year — for the...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 2:26 PM
Matt Kemp is aiming to return from his off-season ankle and shoulder operations in the Dodgers’ season-opening series in Australia. But Kemp's agent is advising him against pushing himself to play in the two-game set against the Arizona...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 2:04 PM
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...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 1:03 PM
JUSTIN SELLERS, 27, infielder
Final 2013 stats: .188 batting average, one homer, two RBI, .263 on-base and .246 slugging percentages in 77 plate appearances.
Contract status: Last year under team control.
The good: Honestly, there's not a lot to...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 7:27 PM
Less than three months before he signed a new three-year contract, Don Mattingly insinuated he might not return to the Dodgers next season.
With his deal formally announced Wednesday, Mattingly talked for the first time about the infamous October news...