Orange County Register "Before this season began, as he took at-bats on the back fields at Camelback Ranch during spring training, Dodgers second baseman Dee Gordon worked tirelessly with minor league coach Franklin Stubbs to alter his batting stance. Dodgers coaches had proved to him his previous stance was not..." August 22
L.A. Daily News "Vin Scully and Dick Enberg were in opposite broadcast booths Thursday, so the Dodgers and San Diego Padres could have ended their game any way they chose and two men with 165 years of combined life experience had probably seen it before. Over the decades, the near no-hitters tend to fade to..." August 22
San Diego Union-Tribune "The Padres stumbled into their own undoing in the series opener at Dodger Stadium, wasting 14 hits on their way to defeat. In the field and on the basepaths, they played less than crisply, a bad combination on a night their pitching also faltered. Wednesday was different. Again, the Padres took..." August 21
ESPN Los Angeles "The Los Angeles Dodgers are concerned enough about some discomfort in Zack Greinke's elbow that they scratched his between-starts bullpen session heading into Thursday's outing. They are still hopeful Greinke will start Thursday, but it's a situation they're monitoring closely, particularly..." August 20
Los Angeles Times "KEY MOMENT: The Dodgers were trailing, 3-2, until they scored three runs in the fourth inning to move in front, 5-3. Matt Kemp, who led off the inning with a double, scored on a double by Justin Turner. Carl Crawford, who reached base on a walk, scored on a sacrifice fly by A.J. Ellis. Turner..." August 20
Clayton Kershaw will start Thursday on regular rest, Zack Greinke pushed to Saturday, Mattingly says.
ESPN Los Angeles "The Los Angeles Dodgers aren’t the healthiest group at the moment with key contributors Juan Uribe, Hanley Ramirez and Hyun-Jin Ryu all landing on the disabled list over the last ten days. No one in that trio, though, is expected to miss significant time. Good depth on the roster and a 4.5 game..." August 19
Los Angeles Times "On this date a year ago, Hanley Ramirez was batting .363. The Dodgers loved him, and vice versa. The playoffs would happen, and then the contract extension. The playoffs happened. The new contract never did. That sets up what could be the most intriguing free-agent drama this off-season...." August 18
But Hanley Ramirez is making progress in recovery from oblique injury. Swinging at 90 pct, acc to Mattingly. Should be ready when eligible
Madison.com "Milwaukee manager Ron Roenicke said Clayton Kershaw pitched better Saturday night than he had six days earlier in beating the Brewers for his 11th consecutive victory. But eight strong innings from Yovani Gallardo and a two-run home run by Ryan Braun ended the streak Saturday night as the..." August 17
Uribe said he expects to go om D L with hamstring.
Hyun-jin Ryu to DL with Grade 1-2 strain of glute.
Madison.com "Lyle Overbay has found his niche with the Milwaukee Brewers, batting .444 as a pinch hitter. He drove in three runs with a two-out double in the eighth inning for a 6-3 comeback victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night in a game between division leaders. Overbay is now 8 for 18..." August 16
Hardball Talk "Rangers executive vice president of communications John Blake tweets that the club has traded pitcher Justin Germano to the Dodgers for “future considerations”. Germano will report to Triple-A Albuquerque. Germano, 32, made two relief appearances in the majors for the Rangers this season,..." August 16
Los Angeles Times "These days, when Dee Gordon doesn't hit, he doesn't panic as he once did. He knows he's bound to play the kind of game he played Thursday, when he scored four runs in the Dodgers' 6-4 victory over the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field. "I think I'm doing a better job of not going outside of my..." August 15
Talking Chop "The Braves made it as painful as possible, allowing the Dodgers to load the bases in the ninth but Craig Kimbrel induced a timely double play to nail down the Braves first win over the Dodgers in 8 games. Ervin Santana was very strong, the bullpen solid, and the offense did just enough to give the..." August 14
MLB Daily Dish "While not as strong as year's past, this winter's free agent class is shaking up to be particularly deep. With the July 31st non-waiver trade deadline now past us, barring an unlikely late-August blockbuster, it seems that all the major in-season transactions are now passed us. With less than..." August 14
Los Angeles Times "Silence the alarm bells. Dan Haren is fine. So is Carl Crawford. Haren won his second consecutive start Tuesday night, as Crawford reached base four times and scored a run in the Dodgers' 4-2 victory over the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field. For the Dodgers, it was their sixth win in eight..." August 13
SB Nation "Some MLB teams will likely be headed to Amsterdam for meaningful games as early as 2015. Outgoing Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig hopes to announce plans for regular season games in Europe before he leaves office, according to multiple reports. The league has its eye on London..." August 13
MLB.com "The Dodgers acquired former All-Star right-hander Kevin Correia from the Minnesota Twins on Saturday night for a player to be named or cash. Correia, 33, is 5-13 with a 4.94 ERA in 23 starts this season. He has spent parts of 12 years in the Major Leagues, the last seven almost exclusively as a..." August 11
Mattingly: #Dodger being cautious with Hanley, thinks he could play in 10 days.
Kevin Correia joins club Monday, when he might start against Atlanta. Dodgers might use a sixth starter to give others extra day of rest.
No Puig today, Ethier starts in CF, Rojas at SS.
Madison.com "Mike Fiers finished eight brilliant innings with a strikeout, pumping his arms as he walked off the mound to a standing ovation. The right-hander’s first major league start in more than a year for the Milwaukee Brewers couldn’t have gone any better than the gem he threw in a 4-1 victory over..." August 10
Hanley Ramirez out of #Dodgers lineup tonight: 2B Gordon CF Puig 1B Gonzalez RF Kemp LF Crawford 3B Uribe C Ellis SS Rojas RHP Greinke
Hardball Talk "Dodgers shortstop Hanley Ramirez was forced to exit last night’s game against the Brewers due to tightness in his right side and Ken Gurnick of MLB.com reports that he will undergo an MRI today. Ramirez felt discomfort prior to the game, but was deemed OK to start. However, he only made it..." August 09
CBSSports.com "The Dodgers have placed right-hander Josh Beckett on the 15-day disabled list with both a hip impingement and a groin strain, the team announced. The move cleared a roster spot for the recently acquired Roberto Hernandez. Beckett, 34, has been dealing with the hip problem for a while and has..." August 09
Madison.com "Rickie Weeks hit a three-run homer and Gerardo Parra had two hits and two RBIs to lead the Milwaukee Brewers to a 9-3 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night. The Dodgers went ahead 3-2 in the top of the seventh, then Milwaukee capitalized on two errors by reserve shortstop Justin..." August 09
WEEI Boston "Jon Lester seems to really like playing in Boston. (He's the pitcher, by the way, who lowered his ERA to 2.44 after throwing a complete game, three-hit shutout Thursday night.) Just the other day, Mike Lowell relived his decision to take a year less in free agency in order to keep calling Fenway..." August 09
Los Angeles Times "KEY MOMENT: With runners on second and third and two outs in the bottom of the sixth inning, Angels cleanup batter Josh Hamilton sent a drive to deep left-center field that appeared headed for the wall. But Dodgers center fielder Yasiel Puig, after a long sprint to the gap, made a nice leaping..." August 08
MLB Trade Rumors "The Phillies announce that they have traded Roberto Hernandez to the Dodgers for two players to be named later." August 08
L.A. Daily News "Every game is big for the Dodgers and Angels at this time of the season because both teams are fighting to get into the postseason. For Dodgers right-hander Dan Haren, Wednesday’s start in the Freeway Series was really big because the show he’s put on the past two months has been anything but..." August 07
ESPN.com "Major League Baseball officials have contacted the DEA and U.S. Attorney's office in Southern Florida in an effort to unmask the names of any players who might have violated the league's drug policy, sources told ESPN's "Outside the Lines." Federal officials are discussing how to honor the..." August 07
Josh Beckett had an MRI on hip, likely to go on DL, possible he's out for season. Roberto Hernandez takes his spot tomorrow. #Dodgers
Los Angeles Times "Baseball games linger beyond three hours, usually for no good reason. The Dodgers have disappeared from most television screens in Southern California. As Commissioner Bud Selig approaches retirement, feuding factions of owners are fighting to decide who his replacement will be. There is no..." August 07
Chone Figgins DFA.
Los Angeles Times "Of Andre Ethier's nine seasons in the major leagues, this has probably been the most difficult. On most nights, Ethier watches from the bench as Carl Crawford or Scott Van Slyke starts instead of him in left field. Ethier was offered a rare moment to celebrate Tuesday night, as his weakly..." August 06
Los Angeles Times "The Dodgers designated Chone Figgins for assignment Wednesday. Figgins, 36, batted .217 in 38 games with the Dodgers. He made the team as a non-roster invitee to spring training, but Miguel Rojas' ability to provide an outstanding defensive option at shortstop left no room for Figgins on the..." August 06
USA Today "If I'm a former client of Tony Bosch's, I'm petrified. If I'm close friend of Alex Rodriguez, or, ahem, a business associate, I'm scared. If I'm Sam and Seth Levinson, who run the ACES agency, I'm worried. If I'm Major League Baseball, ooh, boy, I'm all ears. Biogenesis founder Tony..." August 06
Two law enforcement sources tell me investigation revealed previously unnamed MLB players. Names will be revealed. Expect more suspensions.
Matt Kemp plus Ethier, Crawford and Beckett cleared waivers but Hanley Ramirez was claimed/blocked. Blog coming @CBSSports
Chicago Sun-Times "As tough as the first 54 starts of his Cubs career have been, even Edwin Jackson won’t dismiss the possibility that a change of scenery could benefit him. “It could,” he said, before quickly adding, “but maybe not. “The only thing you can do is keep throwing, having confidence in yourself..." August 04
Puig, Gonzalez back in lineup.
Butera starts again at catcher but A.J Ellis said his bruised knee is "much better" and he expects to play Monday.
Los Angeles Times "KEY MOMENT: Hanley Ramirez hit the first walkoff home run of his career, a three-run shot with two out in the 12th inning. A gentle but persistent rain lasted through extra innings, with fans treated to the rare sight of a Dodger Stadium grounds crew pouring drying agents on the mound, around the..." August 03
Yasiel Puig, Adrian Gonzalez both out of #Dodgers lineup because of injury. So is AJ Ellis, who has a sore knee.
Paul Maholm has torn ACL. #Dodgers