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If all goes well, today's Spring Training action will feature Zack Greinke's return to the mound as the Dodgers take on the D-backs in Glendale, Ariz. Greinke, who sustained a mild calf strain in his first Cactus League start on Feb. 27, participated in…Upvote Share Tweet
Shortstop battle likely to continue Down UnderManager Kirk Gibson said Tuesday that the D-backs would most likely carry both Didi Gregorius and Chris Owings for the March 22-23 series with the Dodgers.Upvote Share Tweet
Vargas continues to impressLeft-hander Jason Vargas got good marks after pitching four innings and allowing one run in the Royals' 7-5 loss to the Dodgers on Tuesday.Upvote Share Tweet
Mattingly leaves camp due to death in familyManager Don Mattingly will miss the Dodgers' Cactus League games Wednesday and Thursday after a death in the family.Upvote Share Tweet
Haren Effective for 4 Innings; Dodgers Beat Royalsnytimes.com Updated 16 hours agoDan Haren pitched four effective innings, and the Los Angeles Dodgers rallied to beat the Kansas City Royals 7-5 Tuesday.Upvote Share TweetThe Dodgers use the word "comfortable" so much to describe pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu this Spring Training compared to last, you'd think he's throwing from a Barcalounger. The fact is, it's the Dodgers who are more comfortable this Spring with Ryu.Upvote Share Tweet
Dodgers send five players to Minor LeaguesThe Dodgers sent five more players to the Minor Leagues after Monday's game, including four-year veteran infielder Brendan Harris.Upvote Share Tweet
Wilson gives LA health scare, but should be OKReliever Brian Wilson gave the Dodgers a brief scare during Monday's exhibition game against Oakland.Upvote Share Tweet
Russell leaves game with strained right hamstringA's shortstop Addison Russell sustained a right hamstring strain Monday afternoon while running out a grounder to third base in the eighth inning of the club's 8-8 tie with the Dodgers.Upvote Share Tweet
MLB announces 'Nominate a Teacher' initiativeMLB.com Updated Mar 10 (2 days ago)Adrian Gonzalez had a few teachers who were "very important" in his boyhood, spent in Tijuana, Mexico, and Bonita, Calif. Soon his two young girls will both be in school, and the Dodgers' first baseman is thinking about how to honor educators …Upvote Share Tweet
Australia, Baseball’s Diamond in Roughnytimes.com Updated Mar 9 (3 days ago)The Diamondbacks and the Dodgers will play two exhibition games and a two-game, season-opening series in Sydney, but it is not the first time professional American baseball journeyed to Australia.Upvote Share Tweet
Giants prospect Escobar knocking on door of MajorsMLB.com Updated Mar 9 (3 days ago)The Giants Futures squad was in Scottsdale on Sunday afternoon, playing a split-squad game against a handful of regulars. And yet, 21-year-old Edwin Escobar was on the mound in Glendale, facing the archrival Dodgers before a packed house and going toe-t…Upvote Share Tweet
Life is good for stacked Dodgers squadMLB.com Updated Mar 9 (3 days ago)These are the Los Angeles Dodgers. They are star power. They lead the National League in name recognition. They are a truly big deal and they are not positioned to suffer shrinkage any time in the foreseeable future.Upvote Share TweetClayton Kershaw pitched five innings in his penultimate tuneup for the season opener in Australia, giving up five hits to a split squad of San Francisco Giants during their 3-2 victory Sunday over the Los Angeles Dodgers.Upvote Share Tweet
Dodgers locker monster startles the heck out of poor Juan Uribe (video)yahoo.com Updated Mar 9 (3 days ago)Juan Uribe can tell that something is off, it appears, when he sits down at his locker at Camelback Ranch. Otherwise, all is quiet for the next few moments inside of the Los Angeles Dodgers clubhouse until... "Boo!" goes the locker monster. Al…Upvote Share Tweet
Dodgers and Diamondbacks will not have expanded replay in Australiayahoo.com Updated Mar 9 (3 days ago)Major League Baseball's expanded replay system made its long awaited debut on Monday and has been utilized at select spring training games since. Though not everybody is entirely comfortable with the guidelines or in complete understanding of how the sy…Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Updated Mar 9 (3 days ago)JUPITER, Fla. (AP) The St. Louis Cardinals signed Cuban free agent shortstop Aledmys (Ah-led-mees) Diaz to a major league contract and he'll report to spring training on Monday.Upvote Share Tweet
Mattingly says OF Kemp is close to returnESPN.com Updated Mar 9 (3 days ago)Matt Kemp is close to returning from offseason ankle surgery that has prevented the star outfielder from playing in a game this spring, Los Angeles Dodgers manager Don Mattingly said.Upvote Share Tweet
Beckett Struggles in Dodgers' 8-5 Loss to Marinersnytimes.com Updated Mar 9 (3 days ago)Los Angeles starter Josh Beckett gave up three home runs in three innings in the Dodgers' 8-5 loss to the Seattle Mariners on Saturday night in split-squad game.Upvote Share Tweet
Maholm, Baxter Boost Dodgers in Tie With Rangersnytimes.com Updated Mar 8 (4 days ago)Paul Maholm pitched three steady innings and Mike Baxter went 2 for 2 with two RBIs for a split squad of Los Angeles Dodgers in their 5-5 tie with the Texas Rangers on Saturday.Upvote Share Tweet
Hall of Famer Whose Pen Charted Path for Jackie Robinsonnytimes.com Updated Mar 8 (4 days ago)Wendell Smith, a reporter for a black newspaper, advised and pressed Branch Rickey in numerous private letters on the signing of Robinson.Upvote Share Tweet
Padres welcome well-traveled CastellanosMLB.com Updated Mar 8 (4 days ago)If Alex Castellanos has learned anything from his peculiar offseason, it was to never get too attached to one organization. Since Oct. 23, Castellanos has been property of the Dodgers, Red Sox, Rangers and now the Padres, who claimed him off waivers fro…Upvote Share Tweet
Greinke closer to return after BP sessionMLB.com Updated Mar 8 (4 days ago)Dodgers pitcher Zack Greinke successfully tested his healing right calf on Saturday by throwing a two-inning, 34-pitch batting-practice session at Camelback Ranch.Upvote Share Tweet
Puig, Dodgers Throw Out TroutMar 6Mike Trout gets tagged out at home plate trying to complete an inside-the-park home run.
LA Hot Button: Odd Man Out in Dodger OutfieldMar 4The ESPN Baseball Tonight crew answers this week's LA Hot Button question: Who should be the odd man out in the Dodgers outfield: Matt Kemp or Andre Ethier?
Greinke Injury UpdateFeb 28Stephania Bell discusses the latest on Zack Greinke's calf injury.
Greinke Leaves Game With Leg InjuryFeb 27ESPNLA.com's Mark Saxon discusses the news that Dodgers pitcher Zack Greinke left Thursday's spring training game against the Diamondbacks, after facing only two batters, with a strained right calf.
The Billion-Dollar DayMar 12Tuesday, 1 a.m. ET: The NFL’s first billion-dollar day is over, and it’s officially the craziest day in the 22-year history of free agency. I’ve done the math with the available numbers: 64 player signings for an estimated total outlay of $1,001,500,000…
Don Banks: Cap numbers lead to cut stars; more Snaps from free agencyMar 11Musings, observations and the occasional insight from a whirlwind first day of the NFL's free agency period (what a day for Twitter to crash in mid-afternoon)...
Don Banks: Déjà vu in New England as Julian Edelman hits the open marketMar 11One of the more surprising headlines on the first day of the NFL's free agency period was the news that the New England Patriots couldn't manage to strike a deal with receiver Julian Edelman and keep their leading pass-catcher from last season off the m…
Brooklyn Nets to sign Jason Collins for remainder of seasonMar 11The Brooklyn Nets will sign center Jason Collins for the remainder of the season once his 10-day contract expires after Friday according to multiple sources with knowledge of the situation.