Los Angeles Dodgers

Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw works in the second inning against the Atlanta Braves during Game 1 of the National League Division Series, Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Clayton Kershaw calls lucrative deal ‘humbling’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Even Clayton Kershaw has trouble contemplating the enormity of a $215 million, seven-year contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers that makes him baseball’s richest pitcher. The team finalized the deal Friday, when […]

01/17/2014

Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw watches the final seconds of play in the second half of an NBA basketball game between the Los Angeles Lakers and Dallas Mavericks, Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, in Dallas.  (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

AP source: Kershaw, Dodgers agree to $215M deal

Pitcher Clayton Kershaw agreed Wednesday to a $215 million, seven-year contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press, a deal that makes the two-time Cy Young Award […]

01/15/2014

In this June 3, 2013, photo, Los Angeles Dodgers' Yasiel Puig reaches first base on a fielder's choice during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)

Puig asks Fla trooper to let him go after speeding

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig begs a trooper who clocked him going 110 mph in Florida to let him go and later chides himself in the back seat of a […]

01/08/2014

Los Angeles Dodgers Manager Don Mattingly speaks to the media in the Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles on Oct. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

Don Mattingly gets 3-year deal as Dodgers manager

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Don Mattingly will be back as manager of the Los Angeles Dodgers next season with a new three-year contract that takes him through 2016. The Dodgers announced the deal on Wednesday. […]

01/08/2014

Screenshot from KTLA 5 video coverage of the 125th Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena, Calif.

Rose Parade goes off without a hitch

PASADENA (CNS) – All the world loves a parade, and the eyes of the world were on the 125th Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena today, which kicked off under sunny skies, almost-50 degree temperatures, and a […]

01/01/2014

AP graph shows average salaries in Major League Baseball from 1970-2013.

MLB average salary up 5.4 percent to $3.39 million

NEW YORK (AP) — While the New York Yankees set another salary record, the Houston Astros had the lowest average in the major leagues in 14 years and the attention of the players’ union. The […]

12/18/2013

Los Angeles Dodgers Manager Don Mattingly speaks to the media in the Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles on Oct. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

Mattingly unsure about future with Dodgers

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Don Mattingly said Monday that his 2014 contract option vested with the Dodgers’ first-round playoff victory over Atlanta, but he isn’t sure he’ll be back as manager next season. He said […]

10/21/2013

Los Angeles Dodgers' Carl Crawford rounds the bases after hitting a home run during the fifth inning of Game 5 of the National League baseball championship series against the St. Louis Cardinals Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Dodgers beat Cardinals 6-4 to trail NLCS 3-2

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Zack Greinke came out shaky against the St. Louis Cardinals, getting in early trouble with the Dodgers’ season hanging in the balance. He faced a bases-loaded, no-out jam in the first […]

10/17/2013

Los Angeles Dodgers' Nick Punto prepares to get up after being picked off second during the seventh inning of Game 4 of the National League baseball championship series against the St. Louis Cardinals, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Cardinals move within 1 game of World Series

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Cardinals have been this close to the World Series before, and they don’t want to blow it this time. St. Louis got home runs from Matt Holliday and pinch-hitter Shane […]

10/16/2013

Los Angeles Dodgers' Hanley Ramirez is hit by a pitch during the first inning of Game 1 of the National League baseball championship series against the St. Louis Cardinals, Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Ramirez and Ethier to play against Cardinals

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hanley Ramirez will start for the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 3 of the NL championship series despite a broken left rib. “I’d do anything for this team,” he said. Ramirez […]

10/14/2013

Los Angeles Dodgers' Hanley Ramirez is hit by a pitch during the first inning of Game 1 of the National League baseball championship series against the St. Louis Cardinals, Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Hanley Ramirez says he will play against Cardinals

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hanley Ramirez says he will start for the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 3 of the NL championship series despite a broken left rib. Ramirez was wearing a lightweight flak jacket […]

10/14/2013

Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw punches the air after getting St. Louis Cardinals' Yadier Molina to fly out during the first inning of Game 2 of the National League baseball championship series Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Wacha, Cardinals edge Dodgers for 2-0 lead in NLCS

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Matched against ace Clayton Kershaw, the only thing Michael Wacha lacked was a no-hit watch. “He’s becoming a guy a lot of teams wish they drafted,” teammate David Freese said. “What […]

10/12/2013

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