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Yimi Garcia

Dodgers option Yimi Garcia; expect to reinstate Juan Nicasio

The Los Angeles Dodgers today optioned right-handed reliever Yimi Garcia to Triple-A Oklahoma City. The club is expected to reinstate right-hander Juan Nicasio from the 15-day disabled list tomorrow, when it opens a three-game series […]

08/24/2015

Los Angeles Angels left fielder Shane Victorino is unable to catch a ball hit by Toronto Blue Jays' Kevin Pillar during the first inning of a baseball game, Friday, Aug. 21, 2015, in Anaheim, Calif. Two runs scored on the play.

Blue Jays topple Angels

David Price struck out nine during eight innings of six-hit ball, and Josh Donaldson drove in three runs in the streaking Toronto Blue Jays’ 9-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Friday night. Justin […]

08/21/2015

Los Angeles Dodgers' Justin Turner

Justin Turner checks in with Fred Roggin from Houston

Los Angeles Dodgers Justin Turner tells Fred Roggin about his bout with Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) — a bacterium that causes infections in different parts of the body. It’s tougher to treat than most strains of […]

08/21/2015

Dodger Stadium

Dodgers’ luxury tax payroll could top $300 million

Chase Utley’s acquisition put the Los Angeles Dodgers close to becoming the first baseball team with a $300 million luxury-tax payroll. The trade Wednesday that sent the six-time All-Star second baseman from Philadelphia to the […]

08/21/2015

Philadelphia Phillies' Chase Utley watches his home run against the Milwaukee Brewers during the third inning of a baseball game Saturday, Aug. 15, 2015, in Milwaukee.

Phillies trade Chase Utley to Dodgers

Chase Utley is reuniting with Jimmy Rollins in Hollywood. The Philadelphia Phillies traded the six-time All-Star second baseman to the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday for Triple-A outfielder Darnell Sweeney and Single-A right-hander John Richy. […]

08/20/2015

Los Angeles Angels pitcher Hector Santiago delivers during the first inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Aug. 16, 2015

Angels pitcher Hector Santiago tells us about some of his special collector’s items

Los Angeles Angels pitcher Hector Santiago has a huge memorabilia collection. He talks about it along with how things are going for him with the team in this interview with The Drive with George Wrighster […]

08/19/2015

Oakland Athletics' Eric Sogard rounds third base and heads home to score as Los Angeles Dodgers third baseman Justin Turner and umpire Todd Tichenor look on during the sixth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015, in Oakland, Calif.

Athletics hold off Dodgers 5-2 for 2-game interleague sweep

Jesse Chavez struck out six over eight innings to win for just the second time in six starts, and the Oakland Athletics beat the National League West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers 5-2 on Wednesday for a […]

08/19/2015

Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw works against the Oakland Athletics in the first inning of a baseball game Tuesday, Aug.18, 2015, in Oakland, Calif.

A’s edge Dodgers 5-4 in 10 innings

Clayton Kershaw wasn’t as sharp as he had been for the better part of the past two months. The Los Angeles Dodgers’ ace even lost his temper early on when he angrily threw a ball […]

08/19/2015

Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher Andrew Heaney pitches during the second inning of a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox in Anaheim, Calif., Monday, Aug. 17, 2015.

Cron’s go-ahead HR helps Angels beat Chicago 2-1

C.J. Cron hit a tiebreaking home run in the seventh inning and Albert Pujols also homered, leading the Los Angeles Angels to a 2-1 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Monday night. The victory […]

08/17/2015

Ron Roenicke

Dodgers replace 3rd base coach with Ron Roenicke

The Dodgers have hired Ron Roenicke to replace Lorenzo Bundy as third base coach for the remainder of the season. Roenicke was fired in May as manager of the Milwaukee Brewers after 4 ½ years. […]

08/17/2015

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