| Mar 28, 2014
Dodgers President Stan Kasten was full of good news. The Dodgers have sold a record 35,000 season tickets. For the first time they will have sold 3 million tickets by their home opener. TV ratings were up 40% last year and are expected to rise again...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 5:33 PM
Matt Kemp is coming! Matt Kemp is coming!
Exactly when is another matter. Currently on the 15-day disabled list, he cannot be activated until April 4 — and could be.
"It's a possibility," Dodgers Manager Don Mattingly said.
Kemp also could...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 9:18 PM
The Dodgers announced their 25-man roster before opening the regular season against the Arizona Diamondbacks in Australia, and if it mostly came out as expected, it wasn’t devoid of surprise.
Alex Guerrero, the Cuban infielder who did not play...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 6:50 PM
Matt Kemp stirred Friday, which was a good sign as his teammates prepared to open the season in Australia.
Kemp remained back in Phoenix to continue rehabbing from foot surgery and to play in camp games. He’d had a rough first few days at the...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 5:17 PM
The wounded, the recovering and the expectant were all back at it Thursday at the Dodgers’ complex in Camelback Ranch in Phoenix, and the news appeared to be mostly good.
Josh Beckett, who’s not only coming off surgery to remove a rib that...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 3:09 PM
There’s no good time to get the flu, but if it has to happen there are better times.
Carl Crawford tweaked his right shoulder at the plate Tuesday at Camelback Ranch and left the triple-A game against the Mariners after one at-bat. The Dodgers...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 3:40 PM
Meanwhile, back at the ranch …
While the Dodgers were preparing to land in Australia on Tuesday, back at Camelback Ranch some of the players they left behind were back at work Monday.
Right-hander Zack Greinke tested his sore calf, apparently...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 2:00 PM
While wondering if the Dodgers have almost talked themselves into jet lag, a quick look at questions and answers provided during this spring’s camp:
Who’s the fifth starter?
Uh, they’ll have to get back to you on that one. Josh...
| 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...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 6:19 PM
MESA, Ariz. — Andre Ethier's move to center field last year was sudden. Matt Kemp suffered a strained hamstring muscle and the next day Ethier was asked to do something he hadn't done regularly since college.
Now, with an entire spring to...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 7:10 PM
PHOENIX -- As Zack Greinke pitched in his first exhibition game in nearly two weeks, Matt Kemp made a breakthrough of his own Wednesday in a minor league intrasquad game on a nearby practice field.
For the first time this year, Kemp played center field....