| Nov 12, 2013
| 6:03 PM
You can't help but smile while watching Charlie Reliford work at umpire camp in Compton, screaming at his students in a blowsy, animated style. Most good teachers seem to have outsize personalities and an undeniable charisma. That's Reliford, a...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 2:43 PM
And among other things, you buy lots of Dodgers’ stuff. Lots and lots of Dodgers’ stuff.
So much stuff, that the Dodgers were named the "Club Retailer of the Year" by Major League Baseball Properties. I’d never heard of it either....
| 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.
| Dec 6, 2013
| 9:31 PM
Free-agent outfielder Carlos Beltran and the New York Yankees have agreed to a $45-million, three-year contract, according to two people familiar with the negotiations.
The agreement was subject to a physical, according to people who spoke to the...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 11:55 AM
Remember all those time Mike Scioscia blocked the plate when he was with the Dodgers? The time Jack Clark almost knocked him unconscious when barreling over him during a Dodgers-Cardinals game? The time Dave Parker blasted into Steve Yeager (who held onto...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 5:58 PM
Tommy Davis, whose name oozes excellence and tradition among Dodgers fans, doesn't go to Dodger Stadium much these days.
"I like my refrigerator too much," he says.
But the 74-year-old Davis, once the gold standard of left fielders, will be on the...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 6:40 PM
Yasiel Puig could hit a home run with the jawbone of a donkey. Clayton Kershaw could throw a marshmallow past a Cub Scout troop.
These Dodgers aren't mythic, but they have their mythic moments. A cynic would complain, "Why not?" in that grunty,...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 10:19 AM
ARLINGTON, Texas -- The greatest closer in baseball history brought his farewell tour to Rangers Ballpark in Arlington this week. And once again Mariano Rivera arranged to meet quietly with ordinary fans and stadium workers, as he has done in every city...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 12:21 AM
The Angels made some noise in American League baseball Friday night. They had the postgame fireworks.
Otherwise, this is a team going nowhere. The last rites were administered recently. By the Angels. To themselves. No life support systems left.
| Aug 5, 2013
| 10:41 AM
At least 12 players were suspended by Major League Baseball on Monday for their roles in the Biogenesis drug case, but no decision was announced on the future of New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez, who is reportedly facing a potential...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 9:30 PM
As the Dodgers sprint toward the postseason, their president still can't forget the guy who stopped running.
It was the eighth inning of Game 7 of the 1991 World Series. Stan Kasten's Atlanta Braves were locked in a scoreless tie with the host Minnesota...