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Hector Olivera

Dodgers finalize $62.5 million, 6-year deal with Olivera

Cuban infielder Hector Olivera arrived at the Dodgers’ spring training facility in Arizona after finalizing a $62.5 million, six-year contract Tuesday, and predicted he could be playing in the major leagues within a month. The […]

05/19/2015

Matt Joyce's helmet

Angels outfielder Matt Joyce was benched for late arrival

Angels outfielder Matt Joyce was scratched from the lineup for Monday afternoon’s game against Toronto after arriving late to the ballpark, incorrectly thinking Los Angeles was scheduled for a night game. The game was in […]

05/19/2015

Hector Olivera

Dodgers sign infielder Hector Olivera and pitcher Pablo Fernandez

The Los Angeles Dodgers today announced the signings of Cuban infielder Hector Olivera to a six-year contract and Cuban right-handed pitcher Pablo Fernandez to a minor league deal. Olivera, 30, has a .323 career batting […]

05/19/2015

Bautista homers, Blue Jays beat Angels to end 5-game skid

Jose Bautista homered and drove in three runs as the Toronto Blue Jays ended a season-worst five-game losing streak, beating the Los Angeles Angels 10-6 on Monday afternoon. Bautista and Russell Martin, who had a […]

05/18/2015

Mike Bolsinger

Bolsinger stymies Rockies in Dodgers’ 1-0 win

Mike Bolsinger pitched three-hit ball for six innings and Yasmani Grandal singled home the only run Sunday, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 1-0 victory that salvaged a split of their four-game series with […]

05/17/2015

Members of the Los Angeles Dodgers grounds crew cover the field with tarp during a rain delay in the sixth inning of a baseball game between the Dodgers and the Colorado Rockies, Thursday, May 14, 2015, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Nats-Padres, Rockies-Dodgers have rare SoCal rain delays

Southern California teams don’t often have problems with rain delays. But on Thursday night, games between the Washington Nationals at San Diego and the Colorado Rockies at Los Angeles were both held up by downpours. […]

05/15/2015

Huston Street

Angels give closer Huston Street $18 million for 2 additional years

Huston Street had little desire to go back on the free-agent market this winter when he has already found a home with the Los Angeles Angels. The Angels agreed to a contract with their closer […]

05/14/2015

Albert Pujols and Mike Trout

Pujols, Trout star as Angels beat skidding Rockies 2-1 in 11

After Mike Trout made two spectacular defensive plays look ordinary, Albert Pujols’ pedestrian fly ball allowed the Los Angeles Angels to finish their homestand with another dramatic win. Trout saved the Angels with his glove […]

05/14/2015

Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw throws against the Colorado Rockies during the first inning of a baseball game, Friday, April 17, 2015, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Hall of Famer Smoltz: Clayton Kershaw is one of the best pitchers in the planet

Hall of Fame Pitcher and MLB Network/FOX Sports analyst John Smoltz joined The Home Team this morning to talk about the Clippers and the Dodgers. He says that in the NBA the point differentials with home court […]

05/13/2015

Los Angeles Angels' David Freese

Pujols keys Angels’ 8th-inning rally to 5-2 win over Rockies

Rafael Betancourt wasn’t even in his windup when Albert Pujols surprised every soul in Angel Stadium by taking off for second, stealing his first base of the season by a mile. With Los Angeles’ burly […]

05/13/2015

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