| Jan 22, 2014
| 3:58 PM
The Dodgers had just swallowed a quarter of a billion dollars in one swift gulp. They had liberated Adrian Gonzalez, Carl Crawford and Josh Beckett from Boston. It was a jolly afternoon at Dodger Stadium, particularly when the question arose as to whether...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 1:07 PM
Yawn, the Dodgers are still there. Still looking extremely formidable, but with precious little new activity to get the fan base all riled anew.
And it could easily end this way, too, the Dodgers filling some utility and bullpen roles and still...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 1:20 PM
MATT MAGILL, 24, starting pitcher
Final 2013 stats: 0-2, 6.51 ERA, 1.99 WHIP, 8.5 strikeouts per nine innings, .257 opponents batting average in 27 2/3 innings (six starts).
Contract status: Under team control.
The good: Pitched well enough to win...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 2:47 PM
Money can’t buy you love, but as George Bailey said to Clarence, it comes in real handy when you’re trying to build a winning baseball team. Or something like that.
Money has been the one great ingredient the Guggenheim Group has lavished...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 7:27 PM
Less than three months before he signed a new three-year contract, Don Mattingly insinuated he might not return to the Dodgers next season.
With his deal formally announced Wednesday, Mattingly talked for the first time about the infamous October news...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 4:00 PM
It might be somewhat backward, but it makes sense that Japanese free-agent pitcher Masahiro Tanaka is in Los Angeles to have a medical exam.
Even though he is only 25, Tanaka already has thrown more innings (1,315) than any pitcher his age in the...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 4:32 PM
So just how fat is the cat?
Baseball people have been wondering that since Mark Walter and his Guggenheim group purchased the Dodgers and started collecting $100-million player contracts.
They were still wondering after the Dodgers agreed Wednesday to...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 3:41 PM
Andre Ethier has started the Dodgers' opener in right field for five consecutive seasons. That streak appears over, barring injury to Yasiel Puig.
That could leave Ethier in center field, or in left field, or left out, or on another team. The Dodgers...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 4:33 PM
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — The Dodgers left baseball's winter meetings Thursday with almost the same team as last season.
They didn't trade Matt Kemp. They didn't trade for David Price. They didn't sign Juan Uribe or anyone else who could start at...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 12:05 PM
Admit it, after one thrilling off-season you’ve stuck out your fat lower lip and have your best pouty face going. You want more. More than a fifth starter and returning set-up man.
A big name, a stud for the rotation, an impact...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 5:27 PM
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — In lieu of major activity at the winter meetings, the Dodgers celebrated two anniversaries.
Thursday marked one year since the Dodgers signed Hyun-Jin Ryu, a purchase that cost $62 million. Tuesday marked one year since...