1. Jeff Samardzija Is Giants Upgrade, but Disappointing Fallback Option to Greinke

    The San Francisco Giants did not land their man. Zack Greinke was the team's No. 1 target this offseason, locking them into a battle with the Los Angeles Dodgers for the ace's services...

    Anthony Witrado Written by Anthony Witrado about 6 months ago 26,318 reads 71 comments

  2. Jeff Samardzija to Giants: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

    Pitcher Jeff Samardzija signed a five-year deal with the San Francisco Giants on Saturday, according to Alex Pavlovic of CSN Bay Area...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 6 months ago 69,501 reads 240 comments

  3. Where Do Dodgers Go Now After Whiffing on Zack Greinke, David Price?

    In spending hundreds of millions of dollars over the last few years, the Los Angeles Dodgers did their best John Hammond impression . In their pursuit of a championship, they spared no expense...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 6 months ago 24,065 reads 87 comments

  4. Jose Torres to Padres: Latest Trade Details and Scouting Report

    Last year, the San Diego Padres systematically decimated their farm system in order to build a winning team. Now, general manager A.J. Preller is rebuilding that same farm system...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 6 months ago 2,261 reads 1 comments

  5. Mark McGwire Named Padres Bench Coach: Latest Details, Comments, Reaction

    After spending three years as the Los Angeles Dodgers hitting coach, Mark McGwire is heading down Interstate 5 to become the bench coach for the San Diego Padres ...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 6 months ago 6,294 reads 14 comments

  6. 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 6 months ago 7,540 reads 26 comments

  7. 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 6 months ago 31,414 reads 109 comments

  8. 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 6 months ago 13,474 reads 35 comments

  9. 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 6 months ago 6,431 reads 7 comments

  10. 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 6 months ago 13,949 reads 24 comments

  11. 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 6 months ago 41,076 reads 0 comments

  12. 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 6 months ago 29,253 reads 75 comments

  13. 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 6 months ago 26,870 reads 36 comments

  14. 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 6 months ago 54,010 reads 69 comments

  15. 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 6 months ago 18,619 reads 45 comments

  16. 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 6 months ago 19,660 reads 25 comments

  17. 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 6 months ago 31,012 reads 28 comments

  18. 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 6 months ago 8,273 reads 19 comments

  19. 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 7 months ago 1,895 reads 4 comments

  20. 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 7 months ago 5,535 reads 47 comments

  21. 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 7 months ago 25,854 reads 88 comments

  22. 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 7 months ago 235 reads 0 comments

  23. 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 7 months ago 61,457 reads 0 comments

  24. 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 7 months ago 20,840 reads 45 comments

  25. 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 7 months ago 19,381 reads 40 comments