A new-look Yasiel Puig is looking forward to the 2016 season under new Dodgers manager Dave Roberts and has a goal of playing all 162 regular-season games.
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Regardless of how free agency turned out, Howie Kendrick knows he still will get a small fortune to play for a team he likes.
How the Dodgers got creative with Maeda
Kenta Maeda was the first pitcher to land an eight-year deal since Mike Hampton, but the Dodgers did an outstanding job of protecting their investment: They are on the hook for just $25 million in guaranteed money. Creative contracts (Insider)
David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer
I'm not so sure the Dodgers trade Andre Ethier. Yes, they have outfield depth but Ethier was productive last year and is a much better bet for 2016 than Carl Crawford while providing a hedge against Joc Pederson and Yasiel Puig. Scott Van Slyke and Trayce Thompson, meanwhile, are more right-handed platoon bats than everyday players. It's a logjam but the solution may be just to eat Crawford's money.
The structure of the Scott Kazmir and Howie Kendrick contracts will keep the team's payroll lower in the near term.
The Dodgers finalized their $20 million, two-year contract with free-agent Howie Kendrick on Thursday, bringing back the 2B in part because of his willingness to play multiple positions.
Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer
Dodgers officially announce the signing of 2B Howie Kendrick to a two-year deal. The 32-year old batted .295 with 54 RBIs over 117 games last season, his first with the Dodgers. He is a career .293 hitter over 10 seasons.
Buster Olney chats with Dylan Hernandez of the LA Times about the Dodgers' strange offseason, how the loss of Zack Greinke impacts the rotation, Dave Roberts and much more.
Strikeout mark in reach for four
While no active pitchers are likely to reach 3,000 strikeouts this year, a handful should get to 2,000. Justin Verlander (needs 57), Cole Hamels (78) and Zack Greinke (113) are all close, while Clayton Kershaw (254) will get there with another dominant season. Simon: Milestones to watch in 2016
Whether he's boxing or playing baseball, Adrian Gonzalez never forgets his roots in Mexico and is proud of that country's accomplishments.
Puig could change the Dodgers' lineup
Beyond Adrian Gonzalez, Los Angeles has a lot of question marks among its position players. Yasiel Puig is the biggest one of them, and his success is paramount to the team, Buster Olney writes. Linchpin players for 2016 (Insider)
L.A. willing to deal Andre Ethier?
The Dodgers have an abundance of outfielders, which is where the White Sox are looking to add to their team. Chicago is reportedly interested in Ethier, but what would need to happen for a trade to take place? MLB rumors roundup
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Francisco Cordero I y II, David Ortiz I y II y Juan Uribe 1 y II en mini Derby HR #SerieCaribeESPN. "Little Papi" pegó 9 jonrones en 1ra ronda.
Greg Maddux and Raul Ibanez will assist in every aspect of running the club.
White Sox considering Andre Ethier?
Chicago is believed to be interested in adding to its outfield, and Ethier has reportedly emerged as a possible trade target. MLB rumors roundup
Hall class shined in 1972
Featuring two of the game's most iconic figures in Yogi Berra and Sandy Koufax and a 300-game winner in Early Wynn, the Baseball Hall of Fame class of '72 is among the best of all time. Schoenfield: Top 5 HOF classes
Dodgers hire Maddux, Ibanez as assistants
The Dodgers have hired former MLB player Raul Ibanez and Hall of Famer Greg Maddux as special assistants to the president of baseball operations and baseball ops department, the team announced today.
The Hall of Fame voice of the Los Angeles Dodgers is in his season-long swan song, but can the Dodgers send him out on a high note?
Kendrick signing changes Utley's role
With Howie Kendrick returning to Los Angeles, Chase Utley no longer figures to get a large amount of at-bats at second. However, the 37-year-old could still play a big role for the team as a backup at third. MLB rumors roundup
Dodgers would benefit from DH
If the National League employed designated hitters, Los Angeles could use Andre Ethier at the position and rotate at-bats in left field between Carl Crawford and others. That would help solve one headache for new manager Dave Roberts. DH candidates for NL teams
Vin Scully, entering his 67th season with the Dodgers, said at the team's annual FanFest that this upcoming season will likely be his last calling games.
L.A. execs believe muscling up contributed to Yasiel Puig's injury-plagued 2015 and hope to see a trimmer version once spring training rolls around.
Clayton Kershaw, Scott Van Slyke and Yasiel Puig are ironing out communication issues after private comments made about Puig became public.
The Dodgers have depth and talent, but the collection of players could be a daunting human relations challenge for new manager Dave Roberts.
It's clear the Dodgers will miss Zack Greinke, but Clayton Kershaw says added depth will serve the rotation well.