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Clayton Kershaw Says He Doesn’t Set Any Goals Except to Win Every Start

Thursday, April 11th, 2013

The Los Angeles Dodgers have undergone a few changes over the last year and a half, making additions like Josh Beckett, Carl Crawford, Adrian Gonzalez and Zack Greinke. The biggest addition has been the one at the top of the organization. New ownership has brought some energy and excitement back ...

Dodgers Manager Don Mattingly: “We Are Going to be the Bad Guys”

Monday, March 11th, 2013

Don Mattingly knows exactly what his Los Angeles Dodgers are in for. Mattingly was long a part of the much-hated New York Yankees, who have long drawn ire from folks irritated that they purchase their roster. Now his Dodgers are in a similar boat, and he hasn't shied away from ...

Mike Piazza has Moved on From his Feud With Roger Clemens and Claims He was Never Tempted to Take Steroids

Friday, February 15th, 2013

The release of Mike Piazza's autobiography occurred this week where the former catcher wanted to tell the story of his career. Piazza reveals a behind-the-scenes look at his feud with Roger Clemens, the rumors about his sexuality and his opinions on performance-enhancing substances along with a slew of other topics. Mike Piazza ...

Don Mattingly on the Dodgers’ Payroll: “The Expectations are Going to be so High They’re Going to be Unrealistic”

Monday, December 17th, 2012

The Los Angeles Dodgers are expected to have the highest payroll in the history of Major League Baseball this season. Fortunately for Los Angeles, it has a manager who has some experience with teams sporting hefty payrolls. After all, Don Mattingly was teamed up with Joe Torre in the New ...

Zack Greinke Lands with the Los Angeles Dodgers, Looks Forward to Annually Battling for World Series Ring

Thursday, December 13th, 2012

Zack Greinke isn't particularly the type of player who likes the big-market lifestyle, but he's going to have to deal with it after signing a six-year, $147 million deal with the Los Angeles Dodgers. Greinke said he laid out a list of 10 things he was looking for in his ...

Mark McGwire on PED’s: “Why anybody would even think about doing that today I have no idea.”

Thursday, November 8th, 2012

Even though he probably won't get the accolades because of the his admittance to PED's, Mark McGwire will always be one of the best hitters in Major League Baseball history. Big Mac carried that over into coaching the last few seasons as McGwire got the opportunity to become the Cardinals ...

Agent Scott Boras Ponders How The Boston Red Sox Can Rebuild Given The Pool Of Available Players

Monday, November 5th, 2012

The Boston Red Sox made a lot of noise this past season when they pulled off a late blockbuster trade, a deal that allowed them to dump some big salaries. The Red Sox also lost some big statistical numbers in that move and big-name agent Scott Boras doesn't know if ...

Adrian Gonzalez Isn’t Concerned About Being Traded Again

Tuesday, August 28th, 2012

When Adrian Gonzalez was traded from Boston to Los Angeles over the weekend, it meant he was joining his fifth organization in the last decade. During that time, the first baseman has been shipped from Florida to Texas to San Diego, and then on to Boston and now back to ...

Dodgers CEO Stan Kasten Was ‘Shocked’ To Get Claim on Adrian Gonzalez, States That Los Angeles Has No Budget Number

Tuesday, August 28th, 2012

The baseball world found out a lot about the directions of two famous franchises over the weekend when the Los Angeles Dodgers and Boston Red Sox teamed up for an epic blockbuster trade after Adrian Gonzalez was claimed off waivers. It was time to start over in Boston as Ben Cherington ...

MLB Trade Deadline News: Los Angeles Dodgers Add Shane Victorino

Wednesday, August 1st, 2012

Sometimes, a month's worth of trade talks devolve into a whole lot of nothing. Sometimes, they drag  into the 11th hour and wind up with a game-changing transaction. When you're a buyer, like Los Angeles Dodgers general manager Ned Colletti has been this year, you see both ends. Colletti said he's ...