| Dec 5, 2013
| 7:14 PM
The Beard is coming back.
Free-agent right-hander Brian Wilson on Thursday signed a new deal with the Dodgers, a one-year, $10-million contract to return as closer Kenley Jansen's setup man.
Wilson was looking to return to a closer role, but the...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 2:04 PM
The expression “it’s only money” is most often uttered when referring to someone else’s bank account. When they’re your greenbacks, the control issue tends to rev up a tad.
So the Dodgers signed right-handed reliever and...
| 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.
| Nov 29, 2013
| 2:25 PM
The Dodgers, who already reached a deal with outfielder Mike Baxter, agreed to terms with two other players eligible for salary arbitration: left-handed reliever Scott Elbert and catcher Drew Butera.
The deadline to tender contracts to arbitration-...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 12:05 PM
KENLEY JANSEN, 26, closer
Final 2013 stats: 4-3, 28 saves in 32 opportunities, 1.88 ERA, 0.86 WHIP, 13.0 strikeouts per inning pitched and a .177 opponents batting average.
Contract status: First year he’s arbitration eligible.
The good: After...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 1:33 PM
CARLOS MARMOL, 31, relief pitcher
Final 2013 stats: 2-4, 4.41 ERA, 1.63 WHIP, two saves, 10.8 strikeouts per nine innings in 52 games (0-0, 2.53, 1.55, none, 11.4 in 21 games as a Dodger).
Contract status: Free agent.
The good: He could still strike...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 12:06 PM
Ronald Belisario, man of mystery.
He's one the Dodgers would like to figure out before October hits, but good luck with that. Belisario is either very good or very bad. He is seldom anything in between.
And right now he is awful. The worst he’...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 11:08 PM
PHOENIX — The next time the Dodgers walk off the field, they could do so as division champions.
With Matt Kemp and Hanley Ramirez back in their lineup Tuesday night, the Dodgers trounced the Arizona Diamondbacks, 9-3, and reduced their magic...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 9:34 PM
While the Dodgers were on their way to dropping a 2-1 decision to the Colorado Rockies in their regular-season finale Sunday at Dodger Stadium, they learned whom they face in the National League division series.
The St. Louis Cardinals secured the...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The Dodgers need to watch that seventh inning.
It can be a lu-lu.
In the by-the-numbers book late-inning baseball has become, the Dodgers have Brian Wilson to take care of the eighth inning and closer Kenley Jansen for the ninth.
That's the script,...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 11:16 PM
What initially looked like an unfolding crisis quickly turned into the Dodgers' loudest statement of the postseason — even louder than the fans at Dodger Stadium who mocked the Atlanta Braves on Sunday night by mimicking the Tomahawk Chop.