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Mon, 5 Dec 2016 15:58:41 EDTContract-signing announcements at the Winter Meetings are routine, but not for Rich Hill. Speaking Monday after signing a three-year, $48 million deal to remain with the Dodgers, an emotional Hill choked up several times as he recounted the "incredible journey" to get to this payday, only three months from his 37th birthday.
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 20:20:57 EDTDodgers ace Clayton Kershaw began his offseason throwing program Monday, convinced the herniated disk in his lower back, which sidelined him for 2 1/2 months this season, is healed.
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 21:56:55 EDTAndrew Friedman, the Dodgers' president of baseball operations, indicated Mark Melancon, who signed with the Giants on Monday, wasn't his Plan A, especially with franchise saves leader Kenley Jansen and triple-digit specialist Aroldis Chapman still available.
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 21:07:59 EDTThe focus of this year's annual MLB "Play Ball" auction initiative is to honor one of its own.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 12:59:55 EDTStay on top of all the offseason moves with the MLB.com Hot Stove Tracker, which updates with the latest free-agent signings and trades.
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 14:16:08 EDTWith the World Baseball Classic just a few months away, the rosters are beginning to take shape. More names surfaced Monday as the World Baseball Classic released an initial list of 30 players, spanning 16 countries, who are confirmed to be participating in this year's tournament.
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 18:23:28 EDTThe first day of the Winter Meetings brought a new round of rumors around the Pirates and Andrew McCutchen -- and perhaps a new suitor for Pittsburgh's franchise player. The Dodgers have shown recent interest in McCutchen, MLB.com's Jon Morosi reported Monday morning.
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 22:50:15 EDTWith a trade of Yasiel Puig still not completely ruled out this winter, the right-handed-hitting native of Cuba is working out in Miami and is on a new nutritional program to lose weight, according to manager Dave Roberts, who spoke at the Winter Meetings on Monday. Roberts expressed his confidence that going forward, Puig can be part of the solution to the Dodgers' woes against left-handers.
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 21:37:26 EDTCespedes Family BBQ talk Rich Hill, blister battles
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 20:00:15 EDTEdgar Gonzalez is only two years removed from playing his last professional game in the Minor Leagues. At 38, he'll try his hand at managing Team Mexico this spring in the fourth World Baseball Classic.
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 14:45:44 EDTAndrew Friedman, Rich Hill and Dave Roberts discuss Hill's three-year contract with the Dodgers on Monday at the Winter Meetings.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 03:13:18 EDTWho do the Dodgers have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for LA's Top 30 Prospects on MLBPipeline.com's Prospect Watch.
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 11:00:09 EDTThe Arizona Fall League announced it's official Top Prospects Team on Monday. Selected by Fall League managers and coaches, the team recognizes 24 players who distinguished themselves throughout the league's six-week schedule against other top prospects from every organization in Major League Baseball.
Fri, 2 Dec 2016 22:17:57 EDTThe Dodgers announced Friday that they did not tender a contract to right-hander Louis Coleman, but all the other players on the 40-man roster without pre-existing contracts were tendered for 2017.
Sat, 3 Dec 2016 10:45:00 EDTDodgers pitching coach Rick Honeycutt talks about strikeouts in this week's Q&A.
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 16:15:09 EDTMajor League Baseball's players and owners have reached a tentative five-year Collective Bargaining Agreement through the 2021 season.
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 15:28:19 EDTOne of baseball's most iconic stadiums is about to get even more historic. A piece of the Hall of Fame is coming to Dodger Stadium, where starting Friday fans will have the chance to experience one of baseball's most comprehensive photo archives.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 10:25:47 EDTAs part of MLBPipeline.com's coverage of all things prospect and the AFL in particular, a group of five experts was assembled to discuss a quintet of up-and-coming stars. Each prospect has lofty expectations and an argument can be made for all of them to have the brightest futures. Those arguments were hashed out in "The Next Big Leaguers."
Wed, 23 Nov 2016 16:00:00 EDTWhile Dodgers executives attend to offseason business of trades and free agency, the club and its Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation has started its annual offseason outreach events.
Wed, 23 Nov 2016 10:38:17 EDTRalph Branca, the losing pitcher in one of baseball's most famous games, is dead at age 90.
Thu, 24 Nov 2016 16:39:15 EDTRalph Branca, who died Wednesday at age 90, is likely best remembered for a moment many Dodgers fans would rather forget as the losing pitcher in one of baseball's most celebrated games. Branca's career and life extended far beyond that one pitch, however.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 17:39:49 EDTJim Callis identifies the top 25 prospects from the 2016 Arizona Fall League.
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 18:55:22 EDTHall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully received a Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Barack Obama on Tuesday at the White House.
Sat, 26 Nov 2016 18:43:12 EDTFormer Dodgers utility man Alex Guerrero has signed a deal with the Chunichi Dragons of the Nippon Professional Baseball Organization to play in Japan next season.
Wed, 23 Nov 2016 14:25:38 EDTIt hardly seemed to matter that Lisa Riley and Ralston Cash had never met as they shared an emotional, tearful embrace outside ONEOK Field, the home of the Dodgers' Double-A affiliate, in Tulsa, Okla. All that mattered was the connection they shared -- cancer. Riley as someone battling the disease, Cash, doing his best to ease the process for families.
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 13:27:34 EDTLook who Scully hung out with at the White House
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 17:50:12 EDTWatch Scully conduct 'Take Me Out to the Ball Game'
Mon, 21 Nov 2016 12:00:07 EDTA hitting machine from the right side of the plate who also happened to be one of the most unforgettable characters of his era, Manny Ramirez is on the Hall of Fame ballot for the first time.
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 13:25:00 EDTBaseball's ties to Presidential Medal of Freedom
Mon, 21 Nov 2016 12:15:44 EDTThe big names on the Hall of Fame ballot can obscure some of the others who are eligible for the first time. While it's likely that none of them will wind up in Cooperstown they still have accomplishments that are worth celebrating.