The Los Angeles Dodgers have become concerned enough about Yasiel Puig's nearly monthlong batting slump that manager Don Mattingly held him out of the starting lineup for Friday night's game in San Diego.Upvote Share Tweet
Phils acquire Arano to complete Hernandez dealThe Phillies have completed the Roberto Hernandez trade by acquiring right-hander Victor Arano from the Dodgers on Thursday.Upvote Share Tweet
Rockies raise their game against rivalsThe Rockies may have been in last place in the National League West, but they've had a substantial impact on the top of the division standings. Entering play on Thursday, the Dodgers held a five-game advantage on the Giants for first place. One key diff…Upvote Share Tweet
Garvey provides precedent for Alvarez's move to firstBetween games of a doubleheader against the Reds at Dodger Stadium on June 23, 1973, iconic Dodgers manager Walter Alston approached Steve Garvey in the clubhouse. "Have you ever played first base?" Alston asked his onetime third baseman.Upvote Share TweetClayton Kershaw allowed only an unearned run in eight innings to become the first 16-game winner in the majors, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 3-1 on Wednesday night.Upvote Share Tweet
Van Slyke hurts ankle, blames Arizona grassESPN.com Aug 27 (2 days ago)Los Angeles Dodgers left fielder Scott Van Slyke left Wednesday night's 3-1 win over Arizona with what the team called a mild right ankle sprain, and he later blamed the Diamondbacks' grass for the injury.Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Aug 27 (3 days ago)The latest spat between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Arizona Diamondbacks didn't happen on the field and it didn't even include any players. It was between one Dodgers fan who lives in Arizona and a few Chase Field employees who didn't like his T-shirt. …Upvote Share Tweet
Pipeline Perspectives: Urias worthy of callupThough a September callup is highly unlikely this season, 18-year-old lefty Julio Urias has what it takes to help Dodgers in the stretch run this season, writes MLB.com's Jim Callis.Upvote Share Tweet
Pipeline preview: Pederson looks to remain hotDodgers' No. 3 prospect Joc Pederson leads Triple-A Albuquerque into a matchup against the Astros' No. 3 prospect, Domingo Santana, and Oklahoma City on Wednesday in a game that can been seen on MiLB.TV.Upvote Share TweetMatt Kemp homered, and the Los Angeles Dodgers scored six runs in the fourth inning, thanks in large part to two overturned out calls, to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 9-5 on Tuesday night.Upvote Share Tweet
Quirky six-spot helps Dodgers top D-backsThe National League West-leading Dodgers won back-to-back replay reviews in a six-run fourth inning and coasted to a 9-5 win over the D-backs at Chase Field on Tuesday night.Upvote Share TweetIt's one thing to act aggressively on the bases, trying to catch the other team napping, or sometimes forcing them to make an extra, hurried throw that leads to a mistake — and a run. And then there was whatever Los Angeles Dodgers slugger Yasiel Puig a…Upvote Share Tweetnytimes.com Aug 24 (5 days ago)Mets pitcher Bartolo Colon departed to attend his mother’s funeral, but whether he will return to the team, which routed the Dodgers on Sunday, was unclear.Upvote Share TweetMLB.com Aug 24 (6 days ago)How Zack Greinke felt Saturday night -- after getting pushed back two days due to elbow soreness -- wasn't a concern for the Dodgers. It was the next day that worried manager Don Mattingly said. After throwing seven innings in Saturday's 7-4 win, it loo…Upvote Share TweetThe Los Angeles Dodgers announced Sunday morning that shortstop Hanley Ramirez was being reinstated from the 15-day disabled list with a right oblique strain.Upvote Share Tweet
Collins keeps struggling Wright in third spotMLB.com Aug 24 (6 days ago)For Terry Collins, it does not matter how much David Wright slumps. Shifting his place in the batting order is not going to do much. With that in mind, Collins -- citing Wright's otherworldly career numbers against Dodgers starter Kevin Correia -- kept …Upvote Share Tweet
Gonzalez (HR, 5 RBIs) powers Dodgers' winESPN.com Aug 24 (6 days ago)Adrian Gonzalez tied a season best with five RBIs, including a go-ahead, three-run homer, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the New York Mets 7-4 on Saturday night.Upvote Share Tweetnytimes.com Aug 24 (6 days ago)The Mets’ captain said his drought at the plate was weighing heavily on him, and right now at least, he and his team were “not having any fun.”Upvote Share Tweet
Dodgers 6, Mets 2: Errors Make for Comedy, but the Mets Aren’t Amusednytimes.com Aug 23Wilmer Flores committed two of the Mets’ three errors, including an embarrassing fall as he tried to make a throw, and the team lost for the seventh time in 10 games.Upvote Share TweetDan Haren overcame a leadoff homer by Curtis Granderson and a pair of failed sacrifice bunt attempts to help the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the error-prone New York Mets 6-2 on Friday night.Upvote Share Tweet
Dodgers Beat Report: Kershaw For MVPAug 28Cary Chow and Mark Saxon discuss if Clayton Kershaw could win MVP, which players in the rotation need to step up and what to expect from Hanley Ramirez.
Kershaw Dominates For 16th WinAug 27Clayton Kershaw struck out 10 over eight innings for his MLB-leading 16th win in the Dodgers' 3-1 victory over the Diamondbacks.
Mets Trounce DodgersAug 24Lucas Duda drove in five runs and the defense turned a triple play in the Mets' 11-3 win over the Dodgers.
Haren Helps Dodgers Beat MetsAug 22Dan Haren struck out six and had one RBI in the Dodgers' 6-2 win over the Mets.
Source: Spurs express interest in C AyonAug 29The San Antonio Spurs have expressed interest in signing Mexico star center Gustavo Ayon, ESPN.com has learned.
Gerald McCoy, What Makes You a Great Fit in Lovie Smith’s System?Aug 29. Can’t Get Enough Football? Check out The MMQB’s 2014 training camp hub for analysis and reporting on all 32 teams
Team USA fields youngest squad since '92Aug 29USA Basketball will field its youngest team since 1992 when it takes the court for the FIBA World Cup this weekend.
‘I want people to say, Man, I would have loved to play with that guy.’Aug 28Robert Beck/Sports Illustrated/The MMQB Robert Beck/Sports Illustrated/The MMQB Robert Beck/Sports Illustrated/The MMQB Robert Beck/Sports Illustrated/The MMQB Greg Nelson/Sports Illustrated/The MMQB Drew Brees is 35, but he is still a little kid. Or he…