1. SF Giants Can't Sit Back on Even-Year Mystique to Be 2016 Threats

    Because 2015 was an odd year, the San Francisco Giants ' having a down year was inevitable. As evidenced by their World Series titles in 2010, 2012 and 2014, even years are their jams...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 2 months ago 7,496 reads 26 comments

  2. David Price's Megadeal Leaves Dodgers and Giants to Fight over Zack Greinke

    There are three big winners of the mega-contract David Price signed on Tuesday. One is obviously Price, who is now filthy rich. Another is the Boston Red Sox, who finally have their ace...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 2 months ago 31,373 reads 109 comments

  3. Dodgers to Pay MLB-Record $43.7 Million Luxury-Tax Penalty

    The Los Angeles Dodgers ' record-setting payroll in 2015 has also led to the franchise setting a new Major League Baseball record in luxury-tax penalties.      According to Bob Nightengale of  USA Today , after spending $298...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 2 months ago 13,463 reads 35 comments

  4. Biggest Takeaways from Dave Roberts' Introductory Press Conference with Dodgers

    The Los Angeles Dodgers officially appointed Dave Roberts as the team's new manager Tuesday, according to the organization's Twitter account , and the new skipper was made available to the press to discuss his hiring...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 2 months ago 6,417 reads 7 comments

  5. Aroldis Chapman Trade Would Give Dodgers Dominant 1-2 Late-Game Force

    The Los Angeles Dodgers have made no secret about their offseason pursuit of a front-of-the-rotation starter to pair with ace Clayton Kershaw, keeping them as legitimate World Series contenders...

    Anthony Witrado Written by Anthony Witrado about 2 months ago 13,937 reads 23 comments

  6. Yasiel Puig Investigated by MLB After Miami Bar Incident

    Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig is facing an investigation from Major League Baseball after he was reportedly involved in a brawl at a bar and allegedly shoved his sister...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 2 months ago 40,979 reads 0 comments

  7. Zack Greinke Should Chain Himself to Clayton Kershaw for Rest of His Prime

    Opting out didn't surprise anybody. Not the Los Angeles Dodgers decision-makers, not the team's fans, not the media that covers the organization and entire industry, not the man’s teammates and not rival teams...

    Anthony Witrado Written by Anthony Witrado about 3 months ago 29,206 reads 75 comments

  8. Dave Roberts Is Solid, Likable Choice to Manage Dodgers over the October Hump

    In Game 4 of the 2004 American League Championship Series, Dave Roberts entered as a pinch runner in the bottom of the ninth inning and stole arguably the biggest base in Boston Red Sox history...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 3 months ago 26,780 reads 36 comments

  9. Dave Roberts to Dodgers: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

    The Los Angeles Dodgers have found their next manager. The franchise named Roberts as manager on Nov. 23, a day after Dylan Hernandez, Bill Plaschke and Bill Shaikin of the Los Angeles Times first reported the decision...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 3 months ago 53,820 reads 69 comments

  10. Johnny Cueto Would Return to No-Doubt Ace Status in AT&T Park

    We spend a lot of time early in the free-agent season discussing good fits and where players would like to go. And then it still almost always comes down to which team offers the most money...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 3 months ago 18,557 reads 45 comments

  11. Tyson Ross Is the Overlooked Ace of the 2015-16 MLB Offseason

    Good morning/afternoon/evening, MLB offseason shoppers. While you're browsing the ace section — ogling a Zack Greinke , drooling over a David Price, maybe checking the ...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 3 months ago 19,577 reads 25 comments

  12. Andy Van Slyke Claims 'Highest-Paid Player' on Dodgers Wants Yasiel Puig Traded

    At times, it appears as though the Los Angeles Dodgers clubhouse is full of egos running amok, full of tension between players that has prevented the team from achieving greater success on the field...

    Daniel Kramer Written by Daniel Kramer about 3 months ago 30,913 reads 28 comments

  13. Brandon Crawford's Big-Money Extension a Win-Win for Him, Giants

    In the span of eight days, Brandon Crawford became the most decorated San Francisco Giants shortstop in franchise history, and he also became its richest...

    Anthony Witrado Written by Anthony Witrado about 3 months ago 8,207 reads 19 comments

  14. After Lackluster 2015, San Diego Padres Press on and Must Stay Active

    It appears San Diego Padres general manager A.J. Preller is back to his old tricks. After making a series of blockbuster trades last offseason, Preller just made two trades ...

    Tim Penman Written by Tim Penman about 3 months ago 1,875 reads 4 comments

  15. Brett Anderson Accepts Dodgers' Qualifying Offer: Contract Details, Reaction

    Coming off his most productive season in years, Brett Anderson has decided to stick with the Los Angeles Dodgers . According to ESPN's Buster Olney , Anderson has accepted the Dodgers' qualifying offer...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 3 months ago 5,472 reads 47 comments

  16. Title-Hopeful Dodgers Should Go All In, Sign Both Zack Greinke and David Price

    The Los Angeles Dodgers are in the market for starting pitching, and word is they're willing to go big. They either want to re-sign Zack Greinke or, failing that, sign David Price instead...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 3 months ago 25,849 reads 88 comments

  17. Matt Williams to Serve as Diamondbacks 3rd-Base Coach: Latest Details, Reaction

    Former Washington Nationals manager Matt Williams has accepted his former job as the third-base coach with the Arizona Diamondbacks , according to John Gambadoro of Arizona Sports ...

    Daniel Kramer Written by Daniel Kramer about 3 months ago 215 reads 0 comments

  18. Jose Reyes Arrested for Domestic Abuse: Details, Mugshot and More

    Colorado Rockies shortstop Jose Reyes was arrested Oct. 31 in Hawaii on charges of domestic violence, per Chelsea Davis of Hawaii News Now. Reyes' arrest is also under investigation by Major League Baseball...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 3 months ago 61,281 reads 0 comments

  19. Yasiel Puig Asked to Lose Weight by Dodgers During Offseason

    Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig suffered through an up-and-down 2015 season and only played in 79 games thanks to two separate stints on the disabled list...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 3 months ago 20,819 reads 45 comments

  20. Gabe Kapler Could Be Catalyst in Turning Yasiel Puig Back into an MLB Superstar

    The Los Angeles Dodgers have a few priorities to address this winter. The list begins with hiring a new manager. Elsewhere, there's what to do about star right fielder/everlasting headache Yasiel Puig ...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 3 months ago 19,363 reads 40 comments

  21. Nori Aoki, Marlon Byrd Options Declined by Giants: Latest Details and Reaction

    The MLB offseason is less than a week old, and the San Francisco Giants already made some news. Andrew Baggarly of the Bay Area News Group noted the 2014 World Series champions ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 3 months ago 8,684 reads 21 comments

  22. L.A. Metro Offers Zack Greinke a Free Lifetime of Bus Rides to Stay with Dodgers

    According to Bill Shaikin of the Los Angeles Times , Los Angeles Dodgers ace Zack Greinke opted out of his contract Wednesday, becoming a free agent and opening the door for bigger money—and apparently a free bus pass, courtesy of L...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 3 months ago 50,499 reads 78 comments

  23. San Francisco Giants Order 25 Pizzas for Kansas City Royals

    Nothing warms the heart quite like good sportsmanship—or good pizza. The San Francisco Giants brought the two together on Monday, ordering 25 pizzas from a Kansas City pizzeria for the newly crowned world champions, the Kansas City Royals ...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 3 months ago 28,985 reads 4 comments

  24. How Giants Stealing Zack Greinke from Under Dodgers Would Impact NL West

    Zack Greinke 's original team, the Kansas City Royals , just won a World Series, helped in no small part by his decision to talk his way out of town five years ago...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 3 months ago 39,550 reads 175 comments

  25. Andy Green to Padres: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

    The San Diego Padres announced have found their next manager, as the team hired Arizona Diamondbacks third base coach Andy Green...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 3 months ago 13,270 reads 37 comments