| Nov 11, 2013
| 4:30 AM
ORLANDO, Fla. — Can Matt Kemp or Andre Ethier be traded? Can David Price be added to a rotation that already includes Clayton Kershaw and Zack Greinke? What about Japanese right-hander Masahiro Tanaka?
The Dodgers expect to get an idea of what's...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 2:23 PM
MARK ELLIS, 36, second base
Final 2013 stats: .270 batting average, six home runs, 48 RBI, 46 runs, .323 on-base and .352 slugging percentages, and six errors.
Contract status: Free agent after his option was declined.
The good: Was a finalist for a...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 6:36 PM
ORLANDO, Fla. — When the general managers' meetings started Monday, the Dodgers and Angels still didn't know if or when one of their primary targets, Japanese right-hander Masahiro Tanaka, would be available this off-season.
Some clarity on the...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 2:25 PM
Those versatile bench guys the Dodgers love so much are falling fast.
Having already lost Nick Punto to the A’s last week, they have apparently now lost his buddy, Skip Schumaker, to the Reds.
Nick Rosenthal of Fox Sports reported Monday that...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 9:33 PM
The signing of Dan Haren won't prevent the Dodgers from pursuing Japanese right-hander Masahiro Tanaka, General Manager Ned Colletti intimated Monday.
Although Colletti didn't mention Tanaka by name, he said, "If something else comes our way, we'll take...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 12:23 PM
Matt Kemp's agent says Dodgers General Manager Ned Colletti told him Wednesday morning that the club won't trade the former All-Star outfielder. “He said that they’re not going to move him,” said Dave Stewart, who represents Kemp....
| Jul 27, 2013
| 7:38 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas — Consider the dilemma faced by Seattle Mariners General Manager Jack Zduriencik as Wednesday's nonwaiver trade deadline approaches.
The Mariners have virtually no shot at making the playoffs. So if Zduriencik decides to sell,...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 11:13 PM
The most important member of the Dodgers' lineup doesn't wear a uniform, doesn't have a contract, and is not even allowed in the dugout during games.
The most important member of the Dodgers' lineup doesn't pitch, or catch, or even remotely attempt to...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 4:20 PM
ST. LOUIS — Designer suitcases were hurriedly snapped, cartons of soiled equipment rolled out the door. The Dodgers clubhouse was in full escape mode.
It had been an hour since their season was wretchedly ended by the St. Louis Cardinals at...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 11:20 PM
ST. LOUIS — They came as close to the World Series as any collection of Dodgers players in the last 25 years.
That won't make it any easier to scrape themselves off its threshold.
Two wins from the Fall Classic, the Dodgers suffered a classic...
| May 23, 2013
| 7:37 PM
I don't know Mark Walter, the Guggenheim guy who runs the Dodgers. We had one phone conversation, and I'd rather talk to Jamie McCourt.
I've written off Stan Kasten as a blowhard, and while I really like Ned Colletti, we have our disagreements.