Inbox: Could Dodgers spend on big free agents?
Beat reporter Ken Gurnick answers questions from fans
The Dodgers have boatloads of money coming off the books this upcoming year. Will they sign Anthony Rendon? Gerrit Cole? Build a bullpen? Seeing is believing.
If signing one of the most expensive free agents is a requirement for your support, you might want to find a team
Turner's decision for 2020 -- play 3B or 1B?
Postseason star as reliable as ever in 2019, but defensive change may await
LOS ANGELES -- Considering the most recent Dodgers results, any assessment of Justin Turner in 2019 should begin with his postseason play.
In the biggest games of the year, Turner always shows up, which can’t be said for enough Dodgers. In this year’s National League Division Series, Turner had a
Honeycutt ready for front-office assistant role
Bullpen coach Mark Prior to take over as Dodgers' pitching coach
LOS ANGELES -- Rick Honeycutt saw Clayton Kershaw in tears after the Dodgers’ season ended last week and was reminded of a teammate whose Hall of Fame career is unfortunately defined by a home run he allowed and a game he lost.
“He just went around the room that night
Friedman, Roberts to return in 2020
Mark Prior likely to be named new pitching coach
LOS ANGELES -- Dodgers president of baseball operations Andrew Friedman and field manager Dave Roberts will return in 2020, Friedman announced on Monday.
Friedman said he expects his contract extension to be finalized in the next couple of days. He added that he was surprised when asked if Roberts would
Every club's best individual playoff performance
From MadBum to Mr. October, these runs went down in franchise lore
One of the many joys of baseball's postseason is how one player can make such an outsized difference. There's no better time for a player to go on a hot streak than in the playoffs, when he's able to carry his team for a whole series -- maybe even to
Catching up with 1988 WS hero Hatcher
Key contributor to Dodgers' championship team remains a fan favorite
The legendary Vin Scully described former big leaguer Mickey Hatcher as “baseball’s answer to a loose cannon.”
Indeed, Hatcher played the game of baseball as if his hair was on fire. During a 12-year career (1979-90) spent with the Dodgers and Twins, Hatcher was a fan favorite largely because of
Kershaw falters as bullpen plan goes awry
Kelly surrenders decisive grand slam; Jansen held until 10th inning
LOS ANGELES -- “We’re home free,” Walker Buehler thought to himself as he walked off the mound Wednesday. There were two Nationals runners on base in the seventh inning, but there were also two outs and the Dodgers had a two-run lead. And trotting in from the bullpen was three-time
Offseason decisions loom for Dodgers
Ryu, Hill, Freese, Martin are pending free agents; Jansen to mull opt-out clause
LOS ANGELES -- The Dodgers' front office has some decisions to make, but the Dodgers also have unfinished business with the front office.
The five-year contract of Andrew Friedman, president of baseball operations, is up. CEO Stan Kasten has said he’s confident Friedman isn’t going anywhere, but it remains an
Buehler's 'incredible' NLDS not enough for LA
Right-hander tosses 6 2/3 strong innings in Dodgers' Game 5 loss
LOS ANGELES -- Walker Buehler wiped away falling tears on Wednesday night, having done everything in his power for just shy of seven innings in Game 5 of the National League Division Series, only to watch the game slip away from his Dodgers in a 10-inning, 7-3 loss to the
This wasn't a HR, but next one goes over
Early scoring flurry doesn't hold up in Game 5 NLDS loss
LOS ANGELES -- Joc Pederson didn’t homer in the first inning of Game 5 of the National League Division Series. But Max Muncy did.
Revisiting the last Nats-Dodgers NLDS Game 5
In 2016, Washington, Los Angeles met at Nationals Park for wild NLDS clincher
WASHINGTON -- The Nationals and Dodgers are headed to a Game 5 of the National League Division Series, and if that sounds familiar, it’s because these teams have been here before.
Kershaw: 'All hands on deck' for NLDS Game 5
Lefty will be available Wednesday in relief of starter Buehler
WASHINGTON -- If there is an upside to the Dodgers’ bullpen game gone bad on Monday night, it was this: Clayton Kershaw stirred in the bullpen but didn’t pitch.
That means the three-time Cy Young Award winner is one of Los Angeles' pitchers who will be rested and ready to