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  1. Prospect Corey Seager gets rave reviews

    Mark Saxon

    MINNEAPOLIS - At least two players in Tuesday night's All-Star Game have a special interest in one of the Los Angeles Dodgers' top prospects. First, by a wide margin, is that player's older brother, Kyle Seager, an All-Star third baseman from the ...

    Blog | July 14, 2014
  2. 2014 MLB All-Star Game -- Derek Jeter of New York Yankees looking...

    Mark Saxon

    Derek Jeter says he has no expectations going into his final All-Star Game.

    Story | Conversation | July 14, 2014
  3. Joc Pederson's hour fast approaching?

    Mark Saxon

    LOS ANGELES -- Scott Van Slyke is not the reason the Los Angeles Dodgers lost 6-3 to the San Diego Padres on Friday night. He might not even be in the top five most culpable Dodgers. The ball Chase Headley hit that glanced off the webbing of Van S...

    Blog | July 12, 2014
  4. It's obvious Dodgers in need of relief

    Mark Saxon

    LOS ANGELES -- It's July and, in a matter of weeks, the Los Angeles Dodgers will have at least one and probably several new players on their roster, acquired via trade. That player or those players might arrive before the non-waiver deadline of July ...

    Blog | July 02, 2014
  5. Series preview: Indians at Dodgers

    Mark Saxon

    LOS ANGELES -- Hanley Ramirez, bothered by shoulder and calf injuries, has played three innings in the past week. Going into this three-game series with the Cleveland Indians, the Dodgers have gone 5-1 mostly without him. That's not to suggest tha...

    Blog | June 30, 2014
  6. Series preview: Dodgers at Royals

    Mark Saxon

    KANSAS CITY -- When the Los Angeles Dodgers play three games against the Kansas City Royals starting Monday night, it will be a momentous occasion. It's not that the series has much sex appeal. The teams haven't played each other in nine years. An...

    Blog | June 23, 2014
  7. Dodgers claim infielder Carlos Triunfel

    Mark Saxon

    SAN DIEGO - The Dodgers claimed infielder Carlos Triunfel on outright waivers from the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday. The team added Triunfel to the 40-man roster - which stood at 39 - and optioned him to Triple-A Albuquerque. Triunfel, 24, has ba...

    Blog | April 02, 2014
  8. Five questions about the rotation

    Mark Saxon

    There were a lot of rumors, a lot of discussions, but there was not a lot of action. The Dodgers added veteran Dan Haren to the starting pitching rotation back in November and then flirted with the idea of trading for David Price. They then courte...

    Blog | January 28, 2014
  9. The curious case of Chone Figgins

    Mark Saxon

    Over a six-year stretch ending in 2009, Chone Figgins -- who will be competing for a bench job on the Dodgers this spring -- was one of the best leadoff hitters and most versatile players in baseball. He averaged 632 plate appearances while playin...

    Blog | January 23, 2014
  10. CEO on Dodgers landing Tanaka: 'I wouldn't predict it'

    Mark Saxon

    LOS ANGELES - We're essentially reading between the lines trying to gauge the Dodgers' level of interest in Masahiro Tanaka, but right now they're not exactly professing a burning desire to land the 24-game winner out of Japan. Wednesday Dodgers g...

    Blog | January 09, 2014
  11. Dodgers pursuit of Masahiro Tanaka advances (slowly)

    Mark Saxon

    LOS ANGELES -- Dodgers general manager Ned Colletti said the Dodgers continue to engage the agent for Japanese pitching sensation Masahiro Tanaka, whose major league future figures to be decided in the next couple of weeks. Teams willing to pay th...

    Blog | January 08, 2014
  12. What would it take for the Dodgers to land David Price?

    Mark Saxon

    The Rakuten Golden Eagles may be intent on keeping their star pitcher, Masahiro Tanaka, in Japan. They are preparing to offer him a record contract of 800 million Yen, or around $7.7 million, according to reports out of Japan, and may decline to make...

    Blog | December 19, 2013
  13. Brian Wilson officially signs contract with Los Angeles Dodgers

    Mark Saxon

    The Los Angeles Dodgers finalized a one-year deal to bring back reliever Brian Wilson on Saturday, but general manager Ned Colletti said he would like to add at least one more reliever to his bullpen.

    Story | Conversation | December 07, 2013
  14. Winter wish list: Starting Pitching

    Mark Saxon

    For a team picked by many to win the World Series next year, the Dodgers aren't exactly the complete package just yet. At the top of their priority list for offseason upgrades is completing a starting rotation that only has three bankable pitchers at...

    Blog | November 18, 2013
  15. Is Kershaw proof win stat is irrelevant?

    Mark Saxon

    SAN FRANCISCO -- Clayton Kershaw playfully took ground balls at shortstop off the bat of third-base coach Tim Wallach during batting practice Wednesday afternoon at AT&T Park. It was a bit awkward since he's a left-handed thrower, of course, b...

    Blog | September 26, 2013
  16. Ryu's talent translating well so far

    Mark Saxon

    LOS ANGELES -- Saturday's game at Dodger Stadium was far from meaningless -- two good teams with something to play for easing into pennant races -- but hardly the crux of these teams' seasons. Those days will come in August and September, i...

    Blog | July 27, 2013