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  • This year's Dodgers proved that money CAN buy happiness

    This year's Dodgers proved that money CAN buy happiness
    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...
  • Numb kind of ending for Dodgers

    Numb kind of ending for Dodgers
    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...
  • Angels trade CF Peter Bourjos to St. Louis for 3B David Freese

    Angels trade CF Peter Bourjos to St. Louis for 3B David Freese
    The Angels traded speedy but often-injured center fielder Peter Bourjos to the St. Louis Cardinals for third baseman David Freese on Friday, freeing up center field for Mike Trout and likely opening a right-field spot for Kole Calhoun. The Angels also...
  • Pac-12 extends Commissioner Larry Scott's contract

    Pac-12 extends Commissioner Larry Scott's contract
    Pac-12 Conference Commissioner Larry Scott is sticking around for at least five more years. The Pac-12's university presidents and chancellors extended Scott's contract Monday through the 2017-18 academic year. As part of the extension, Scott also was...
  • Dodgers award 58 playoff shares of $108,000

    Dodgers award 58 playoff shares of $108,000
    Major League Baseball announced its playoff shares Thursday, and of the 10 teams involved in the postseason, the Dodgers apparently were one of the most generous. The leagues' runners-up, the Dodgers and Tigers, received approximately $7.5 million per...
  • Umpires have been doing a terrific job in World Series

    Umpires have been doing a terrific job in World Series
    Dodgers catcher A.J. Ellis will be offering his analysis throughout the World Series. Ellis, 32, recently completed his second full season as a starter for the Dodgers by batting .333 in a National League division series against the Atlanta Braves and...
  • Dodgers hire Orel Hershiser as new team broadcaster

    Dodgers hire Orel Hershiser as new team broadcaster
    Old bulldogs never die, they just come back in a new incarnation. Orel Hershiser, the Dodgers’ former Cy Young winner and last World Series MVP, is returning as a team television broadcaster, according to two people familiar with the situation who...
  • In the year of '42,' a World Series with one African American player

    In the year of '42,' a World Series with one African American player
    ST. LOUIS -- In the year that the movie "42" dramatized the story of Jackie Robinson breaking baseball's color barrier, the number of African Americans playing in the World Series is the same as the number playing in the major leagues when Robinson made...
  • David Ortiz's move complicates things for Red Sox

    David Ortiz's move complicates things for Red Sox
    ST. LOUIS — Pitching aside, Boston's margin for error in the next three games of the World Series could be razor thin. Because the Red Sox are one of the few teams that use one player — David Ortiz — exclusively as the designated...
  • Cardinals hit to the situation; Red Sox wear down pitchers

    Cardinals hit to the situation; Red Sox wear down pitchers
    Dodgers catcher A.J. Ellis will be offering his analysis throughout the World Series. Ellis, 32, recently completed his second full season as a starter for the Dodgers by batting .333 in a National League division series against the Atlanta Braves and...
  • Oddmakers like Dodgers to win World Series, but is that a good thing?

    Oddmakers like Dodgers to win World Series, but is that a good thing?
    Despite a hole in the infield and a depleted bench, the Dodgers already have the makeup of a playoff team. And with pitching a key factor in postseason success, it's not surprising that bookies are listing the Clayton Kershaw-led Dodgers as favorites to...