| Feb 21, 2014
| 10:05 AM
PHOENIX -- Yasiel Puig tossed a medicine ball against a concrete wall and hit in a batting cage Friday as he resumed limited workouts.
Puig’s right thigh, which was struck by a foul ball two days earlier, remains sore, according to Manager Don...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 6:08 PM
PHOENIX — Told the Dodgers signed free-agent shortstop Erisbel Arruebarrena to a five-year, $25-million contract, Yasiel Puig was flooded with memories of his childhood in Cuba.
Puig and Arruebarrena met as 9-year-olds in Cienfuegos. They played...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 12:38 PM
PHOENIX -- Zack Greinke suffered a strained right calf only three pitches into his exhibition season, according to the Dodgers.]
Greinke was escorted off the field in the first inning Thursday by Stan Conte, the Dodgers director of medical services....
| Feb 17, 2014
| 12:41 PM
PHOENIX — Sandy Koufax defended Yasiel Puig’s style of play, saying he doesn’t mind Puig’s theatrics so long as they don’t result in mistakes.
“If the showmanship doesn’t involve bad decisions, yeah, it’s...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 6:01 PM
PHOENIX — Clayton Kershaw could pitch in three of the Dodgers' first six regular-season games, as a season-opening trip to Australia has created some abnormalities in the team's schedule.
Kershaw could theoretically face the Arizona Diamondbacks...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 6:34 PM
PHOENIX — Officially, Hyun-Jin Ryu doesn't weigh any less than he did last year. The Dodgers still list his weight as 255 pounds.
But his face doesn't look nearly as self-indulgent. His torso appears leaner.
"I weigh significantly less than I...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 12:55 PM
And then a bullet did not bounce off the chest. The baseball world did not fall to its feet. Shock and awe and resignation were notably absent.
The Dodgers lost Wednesday, lost in a realm they had fairly dominated since new ownership took up residence...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 5:20 PM
PHOENIX -- If you are escaping the cold of winter, the lure of baseball's spring training is logical. Forget the games. Here's a chance to sit in the sun and watch the blood flow back into your fingers.
The lure for brothers Zach and Matt Zuvich is...
| 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...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 2:12 PM
I love Zack Greinke.
Not sure how I’d respond to a team, or a family, full of Greinkes, but to have one straight-talking player in the clubhouse is more than a breath of fresh air, it’s an occasional windstorm of honesty.
| Feb 13, 2014
| 1:32 PM
This shapes up as one of the Dodgers’ strangest spring camps, what with opening early to start the major-league season in Australia on March 22, then fly back, take four days off, oddly resume the exhibition season with three games against the...