Yasiel Puig

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)

Affidavit: Smuggler threats follow Puig from Cuba

MIAMI (AP) — The smugglers who helped Los Angeles Dodgers star Yasiel Puig leave Cuba on a speedboat have made death threats against him and against a Cuban boxer who says he defected with Puig, […]

04/17/2014

Los Angeles Dodgers' Yasiel Puig, center, Andre Ethier, right, and Carl Crawford do their bump celebration after the Dodgers' 3-2 victory over the San Diego Padres in a baseball game Tuesday, April 1, 2014, in San Diego.  (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

Puig out, Kemp in for Dodgers home opener

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Yasiel Puig was scratched from the starting lineup after arriving late for the Los Angeles Dodgers’ home opener on Friday. The rest of the team was already on the field stretching […]

04/04/2014

In this June 16, 2013, file photo, Los Angeles Dodgers right fielder Yasiel Puig watches from the in the dugout during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Don Wright, File)

Reckless driving charge again Puig dropped

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Prosecutors have dropped a reckless driving charge against Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig. The state attorney’s office in southwest Florida dropped the charge Tuesday. A memo from prosecutors explained that […]

01/28/2014

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' 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' Adrian Gonzalez (23) is congratulated by Hanley Ramirez after scoring during the fourth inning of Game 3 of the National League baseball championship series against the St. Louis Cardinals Monday, Oct. 14, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Dodgers top Cardinals 3-0, cut NLCS deficit to 2-1

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Led by a pair of precocious rookies, the Los Angeles Dodgers got themselves right back into the NL championship series. Hyun-Jin Ryu outpitched Adam Wainwright with seven innings of three-hit ball, […]

10/14/2013

In this Sept. 29, 1951 file photo, Brooklyn Dodgers baseball player Andy Pafko, left, Don Newcomb, center, and Jackie Robinson shake hands in their dressing room after the Dodgers beat the Philadelphia Phillies 5-0, in New York. (AP Photo/File)

Cards, Dodgers, Tigers, Bosox sport longtime logos

Tune in this week to watch Yasiel Puig or David Ortiz in high-def, then check out these throwbacks: Jackie Robinson stealing home in a grainy newsreel, Ted Williams swinging in a black-and-white photo. See something […]

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

Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw, center, and teammates celebrate in the clubhouse after the Dodgers defeated the Atlanta Braves 4-3 in Game 4 of the National League baseball division series and advanced to the NL championship series, Monday, Oct. 7, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Dodgers beat Braves 4-3 to move on in playoffs

LOS ANGELES (AP) — As the celebration raged around them, Sandy Koufax sought out Clayton Kershaw in the hazy mist of the clubhouse for a hug. Koufax, whose blazing fastball dominated baseball in the mid-1960s, […]

10/08/2013

Los Angeles Dodgers outfielders Carl Crawford (25), Skip Schumaker, center, and Yasiel Puig (66) leap in the air as they celebrate after the Dodgers beat the Atlanta Braves 13-6 in Game 3 of the National League division baseball series Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Dodgers confident after routing Braves 13-6

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Dodgers clinched the NL West title on the road. They want to advance in the playoffs on their home turf and celebrate with their fans. Los Angeles put itself in […]

10/07/2013

Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Brian Wilson throws against the San Francisco Giants during the eighth inning of a baseball game in San Francisco, Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Brian Wilson lashes out at former Giants boss

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The game ended and Dodgers reliever Brian Wilson hustled toward the opposing dugout to lash out at Giants chief executive officer Larry Baer — the very man who employed the bearded pitcher for […]

09/27/2013

Los Angeles Dodgers' Juan Uribe (5) gets a high-five from teammate Tim Fedorowicz (18) after scoring against the San Francisco Giants during the fourth inning of a baseball game in San Francisco, Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013. (AP Photo/George Nikitin)

Giants win in possible Lincecum farewell outing

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Angel Pagan hit a tiebreaking home run leading off the eighth inning to give San Francisco a win in what might have been Tim Lincecum’s final outing with the club, and […]

09/26/2013

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