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  1. Anderson's deal includes $5 million signing bonus

    Associated Press

    LOS ANGELES -- Pitcher Brett Anderson gets a $5 million signing bonus as part of his $10 million, one-year contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers and can make an additional $4 million in performance bonuses. The 26-year-old left-hander, whose deal ...

    Blog | January 05, 2015
  2. Madison Bumgarner of San Francisco Giants named AP male athlete o...

    San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner, who dominated the baseball postseason, is The Associated Press 2014 Male Athlete of the Year.

    Story | Conversation | December 30, 2014
  3. Major League Baseball to add seventh umpire to crews for LCS, Wor...

    A person familiar with the plan tells The Associated Press that Major League Baseball will tweak its postseason tradition and add a seventh umpire to rotate between the replay booth and field for the World Series and league championship series.

    Story | Conversation | September 29, 2014
  4. Kershaw hit hard again, Dodgers lose to A's

    Kershaw hit hard again, Dodgers lose to A's

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | March 03, 2014
  5. TV talent: Hershiser, Garciaparra, Hairston

    Associated Press

    LOS ANGELES -- Former major leaguers Orel Hershiser, Nomar Garciaparra and Jerry Hairston Jr. will serve as analysts for SportsNet LA's signature live daily show on the Los Angeles Dodgers, which will air pregame and postgame during the regular seaso...

    Blog | February 14, 2014
  6. Chicago White Sox, Scott Downs agree to deal

    A person familiar with the situation says the Chicago White Sox are closing in on a $4 million, one-year contract with pitcher Scott Downs.

    Story | Conversation | December 19, 2013
  7. Van Slyke recalled, Gordon optioned

    Associated Press

    PHILADELPHIA -- The Los Angeles Dodgers recalled outfielder Scott Van Slyke from Triple-A Albuquerque and optioned shortstop Dee Gordon to Albuquerque before Friday's game against the Philadelphia Phillies. Van Slyke has batted .242 with six home...

    Blog | August 16, 2013
  8. Rockies 9, Dodgers 5

    Associated Press

    DENVER -- His team-record hitting streak halted, Michael Cuddyer went in the other day for a much-needed haircut and shave. A new look for a new streak. Sure, this one is only in its infancy -- a mere two games -- but coupled with his 27-game s...

    Blog | July 04, 2013
  9. Cano, Yankees at a contract standoff

    Buster Olney

    SARASOTA, Fla. -- There have been no big shifts in the New York Yankees' early contract discussions with Robinson Cano. This is what team owner Hal Steinbrenner told the Associated Press on Tuesday: "We expressed to [agent] Scott [Boras...

    Blog | February 20, 2013
  10. Robinson Cano and New York Yankees at a contract standoff - MLB

    Buster Olney

    Robinson Cano will make the most money if he waits until free agency, writes Buster Olney, but he could still cash in if he agrees to a deal now.

    Blog | Conversation | February 20, 2013
  11. Beckett's company sues pipeline builder

    Associated Press

    LAREDO, Texas -- A company owned by Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Josh Beckett is suing a pipeline builder, claiming it destroyed the habitat of the endangered ocelot on a South Texas ranch. The lawsuit filed Tuesday in Laredo says Eagle Ford Midstr...

    Blog | October 17, 2012
  12. Dodgers-Nats rained out; doubleheader set

    Associated Press

    WASHINGTON -- The scheduled game between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Washington Nationals on Tuesday night was postponed because of rain. The NL clubs will make up the game on Wednesday as part of a doubleheader starting at 4 p.m. EDT. National...

    Blog | September 18, 2012
  13. Dodgers send young Cubs to late loss

    Associated Press

    LOS ANGELES -- Hanley Ramirez lined an RBI single over a drawn-in infield in the ninth inning, and Los Angeles Dodgers completed a three-game sweep of the Chicago Cubs with a seesaw 7-6 victory on Sunday. Shawn Camp (2-5) walked Matt Kemp on four...

    Blog | August 05, 2012
  14. Volstad solid, but outdueled by Kershaw

    Associated Press

    LOS ANGELES -- Clayton Kershaw pitched three-hit ball over seven innings, Matt Kemp homered and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Chicago Cubs 3-1 on Saturday night to keep Chris Volstad winless in his last 21 starts. Kershaw (9-6) helped the Dodg...

    Blog | August 05, 2012
  15. Ventura going to Sox bullpen ends badly

    Associated Press

    LOS ANGELES -- White Sox rookie manager Robin Ventura summoned closer Addison Reed in the ninth to protect a one-run lead -- even though Jose Quintana had thrown only 77 pitches in eight shutout innings. The move backfired miserably. Reed gave up...

    Blog | June 17, 2012
  16. Bud Selig says Oakland A's and Tampa Bay Rays must get new ballpa...

    Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig insists the Oakland Athletics and Tampa Bay Rays must have new ballparks to be able to compete.

    Story | Conversation | April 19, 2012