The pitching decisions remaining this spring
As spring training winds down, a look at the final decisions remaining for the Dodgers to finalize their opening day roster.
Dodgers-Cardinals April 28 game is on Apple TV+
The Dodgers have one game broadcast on Apple TV+ during the first half of the 2023 season — their Friday, April 28 game hosting the Cardinals at Dodger Stadium.
Notes: Where Kershaw fits in rotation for Opening Day
Clayton Kershaw discusses the possibility of not being given the task as the Opening Day starter. Plus more on David Peralta’s experience in the World Baseball Classic and some of the Dodgers’ notable top prospects.
Ohtani closes out Japan’s WBC championship
The 2023 World Baseball Classic ended with the two best players facing off, who both happen to be Angels teammates. Shohei Ohtani struck out Mike Trout to end a thrilling 3-2 win for Japan over USA to win the championship.
Dodgers vs. Mariners game information
The Dodgers play the Seattle Mariners in their spring training game at Peoria Sports Complex on Wednesday, March 22, 2023. Here’s how to watch and listen to the game.
Dodgers spring training schedule
The 2023 spring training schedule for the Los Angeles Dodgers, including television and radio broadcast information for every game.
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2023 Dodgers non-roster invitees
Every Dodgers non-roster player in major league camp at Camelback Ranch for 2023, including Jason Heyward, Adam Kolarek, plus top prospects Bobby Miller, Gavin Stone, and more.
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Updated Dodgers 40-man roster
A look at the Dodgers 40-man roster, plus details on every single transaction during the 2023 season.
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NL West 2023 season previews
Team previews for all five teams in the National League West, a division with the Dodgers and Padres poised at the top.
Gavin Stone, Jake Reed, Adam Kolarek sent to minors
The Dodgers further trimmed their roster of players in major league camp in spring training, sending Gavin Stone, Jake Reed, and Adam Kolarek to minor league camp at Camelback Ranch.
A tale of two split-squad games
The Dodgers beat the Guardians, and lost to the Giants this afternoon.
Dodgers should extend Will Smith at their earliest opportunity
Or I was about to argue that the Dodgers should extend Will Smith with a long-term contract, but Fabian Ardaya of The Athletic beat me to print. Then, circumstances intervened.
Notes: Graterol, Pages, talent rankings
A look at Dodgers pitcher Brusdar Graterol and whether he might close games in 2023, plus praise for outfielder Andy Pages, and where the Dodgers rank in talent from players 26 years old and under.
Dodgers today: Split-squad vs. Giants & Guardians
The Dodgers have a split squad, playing two spring training games on Tuesday, March 21, 2023, against the Giants at Camelback Ranch and facing the Guardians in Goodyear. Here’s how to watch and listen to the games.
WBC final: USA vs. Japan
The United States will play Japan in the championship game of the 2023 World Baseball Classic at loanDepot Park in Miami.
Dodger Notes: David Peralta, Daniel Hudson, Gavin Stone
Dodgers lose 5-1 to Rockies at Salt River
Japan beats Mexico in WBC stunner
Mexico got great pitching from Patrick Sandoval, and even held Japan scoreless until the seventh inning. But Japan rallied for runs in each of the final three innings to beat Mexico in the World Baseball Classic semifinals on Monday night at loanDepot Park in Miami.
Notes: Tony Gonsolin, Max Muncy, Cody Bellinger
Tony Gonsolin won’t be ready to start the Dodgers season because of his ankle sprain, but he’s working on finishing the season strong unlike previous years. Also, Dave Roebrts on both Max Muncy’s rebound and facing Cody Bellinger for the first time.
Dodgers vs. Rockies game information
The Dodgers play the Colorado Rockies in their spring training game at Salt River Fields in Scottsdale on Monday, March 20, 2023. Here’s how to watch and listen to the game.
WBC semifinal: Mexico vs. Japan
Team Mexico, which includes Dodgers Julio Urías and Austin Barnes, battle Shohei Ohtani and Japan in the second semifinal of the 2023 World Baseball Classic.
USA blasts Cuba, Mookie Betts keeps hitting the ball hard
Mookie Betts had three hits in the United States’ rout of Cuba in the World Baseball Classic semifinals on Sunday night in Miami.
Gavin Stone strikes out 8 in only 3 innings
Gavin Stone struck out eight batters — the most by a Dodgers pitcher this spring — in only three innings, continuing his impressive spring training. Dalton Rushing, the team’s top draft pick in 2022, singled in his first appearance in a spring game.
Notes: May, Nelson, Vargas, Noda
Dustin May’s wildness made for a shorter outing than planned for the Dodgers, Jimmy Nelson’s rough spring continued, an unfettered Miguel Vargas has thrived at the plate, plus catching up with former Dodger Ryan Noda, a Rule 5 pick of the A’s.
It’s extension season in MLB. Will the Dodgers get involved?
An examination of what potential contract extensions for Julio Urías, Walker Buehler, and Will Smith might look like, and how the Dodgers recent history suggest such a deal probably won’t happen.
WBC semifinal: USA vs. Cuba
The World Baseball Classic semifinals begin with Mookie Betts, Will Smith and Team USA taking on Cuba on Sunday night at loanDepot Park in Miami.
Dodgers vs. A’s game information
The Dodgers play the Oakland A’s in their spring training game at Camelback Ranch on Sunday, March 19, 2023. Here’s how to watch and listen to the game.
Former Dodgers shortstop Trea Turner hit a grand slam to lift Team USA into the World Baseball Classic semifinals. Mookie Betts singled, scored, drove in a run, and threw out a runner from right field in Saturday’s win over Venezuela.
Taylor homers, Freeman thrives in return from tight hamstring
Freddie Freeman had two hits in his return from hamstring tightness, and Chris Taylor homered on Saturday for the Dodgers at Camelback Ranch.
James Outman should be on the Dodgers opening day roster
The Dodgers should include James Outman on the opening day roster. He’s earned it.
Dodgers provide insight on World Baseball Classic
Trayce Thompson and Miguel Rojas share their support for participating in the World Baseball Classic despite the controversy it has raised, plus more on how Thompson looks to keep improving in 2023.
USA vs. Venezuela for final WBC semifinal spot
Three Dodgers are involved in the last World Baseball Classic quarterfinal matchup, with Mookie Betts, Will Smith and the United States batting David Peralta and Venezuela on Saturday night in Miami.
Dodgers vs. White Sox game information
The Dodgers play the Chicago White Sox in their spring training game at Camelback Ranch on Saturday, March 18, 2023. Here’s how to watch and listen to the game.
Urías rocked in 1st, but Barnes helps Mexico rally to beat Puerto Rico
Julio Urías allowed four runs in the first inning but he and Mexico didn’t allow anything the rest of the way. Austin Barnes had two hits, including a double to start the three-run winning rally in the seventh inning to beat Puerto Rico in the World Baseball Classic quarterfinals.
Martinez & Vargas homer, Pepiot leaves after 3 innings
The Dodgers got home runs from Miguel Vargas and J.D. Martinez in a win over the Cubs. Starting pitcher went three innings Ryan Pepiot, but left after a high pitch count and slight discomfort in his side.
Roberts: Tony Gonsolin will open season on IL
Dodgers pitcher Tony Gonsolin will begin the season on the injured list while working his way back from a left ankle sprain, manager Dave Roberts told reporters Friday at Camelback Ranch.
Reasons to expect a Max Muncy bounce back in 2023
Max Muncy was recovering from a devastating elbow injury and went through a swing change in 2022, posting his worst season with the Dodgers. But even with all those struggles, Muncy was still above average, and underlying numbers suggest a big bounce back in 2023.
Should Mookie continue to hit leadoff for the Dodgers?
Mookie Betts will likely hit leadoff for the Dodgers again in 2023, especially with Gavin Lux missing the season. But as the team’s top slugger, there’s a case to be made for moving down in the order to capitalize on his at-bats.
.@kikehndez learning how to hula dance in Hawaii is everything we never knew we wanted. #JapanAllStarSeries pic.twitter.com/IRU36dwXOe— Los Angeles Dodgers (@Dodgers) November 5, 2018
EXHALE. pic.twitter.com/de5G5qfUBR— Los Angeles Dodgers (@Dodgers) October 21, 2018