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  1. The Dodgers sign Trevor Cahill

    Jul 2, 2015, 5:02 PM EDT

    Trevor Cahill

    Cahill was designated for assignment by the Braves earlier this month after allowing 23 runs in 26 innings.

  2. Brett Anderson proving to be a wise gamble for Dodgers

    Jun 27, 2015, 10:43 AM EDT

    MIAMI, FL - JUNE 26: Brett Anderson #35 of the Los Angeles Dodgers pitches during the second inning of the game against the Miami Marlins at Marlins Park on June 26, 2015 in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

    The Dodgers signed left-hander Brett Anderson to a one-year, $10 million contract over the winter even though injuries had limited him to a total of 123 innings at the major league level between 2012-2014. It has proven to be a wise gamble thus far.

  3. Jose Tabata is at no fault for ending Max Scherzer’s bid for a perfect game

    Jun 20, 2015, 7:13 PM EDT

    Jose Tabata

    Jose Tabata ruined Max Scherzer’s perfect game when he was hit by a pitch, which has left a bitter taste in the mouths of many.

  4. Dodgers left-hander Hyun-Jin Ryu to have season-ending shoulder surgery

    May 20, 2015, 5:22 PM EDT

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    Ryu has been one of the league’s most underrated starters since signing with the Dodgers in 2013.

  5. Video: Santiago Casilla gets the save with an “immaculate inning”

    May 17, 2015, 8:15 PM EDT

    Santiago Casilla

    Nine pitches, nine strikes, three strikeouts. That’s how Santiago Casilla finished off the Reds on Sunday.

  6. Another great idea on breathing life into retired numbers

    May 14, 2015, 3:58 PM EDT

    Omar Vizquel

    Omar Vizquel wore Luis Aparicio’s number. Why can’t someone else — someone deemed worthy — wear the retired number of someone else?

  7. Homer Bailey underwent Tommy John surgery on Friday

    May 8, 2015, 9:25 PM EDT

    Homer Bailey

    Homer Bailey had Tommy John surgery on Friday, which will likely keep him out until midseason in 2016.

  8. Brandon McCarthy to undergo Tommy John reconstructive elbow surgery on Thursday

    Apr 29, 2015, 8:41 PM EDT

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    The procedure comes with a 12-15 month recovery timetable, so McCarthy probably won’t be back in the majors until next June or July.

  9. Brandon McCarthy diagnosed with torn ulnar collateral ligament

    Apr 27, 2015, 7:24 PM EDT

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    McCarthy appears headed for season-ending Tommy John surgery.

  10. The market for Cole Hamels is getting bigger

    Apr 26, 2015, 9:25 PM EDT

    Cole Hamels

    Perhaps Phillies GM Ruben Amaro was right to hold onto Cole Hamels.

  11. Brandon McCarthy left his start Saturday with tight elbow

    Apr 26, 2015, 10:40 AM EDT

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    Dodgers right-hander Brandon McCarthy called for a trainer immediately after serving up a three-run homer to Padres slugger Justin Upton in the bottom of the sixth inning Saturday night at Petco Park.

  12. Contact and controversy in the ninth inning of last night’s Dodgers-Giants game

    Apr 23, 2015, 8:37 AM EDT

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    Ultimately the right (non)-call was made. But it was made by accident.

  13. And That Happened: Sunday’s scores and highlights

    Apr 20, 2015, 6:44 AM EDT

    Nelson Cruz

    Nelson Cruz has eight homers on the young season. And a line that looks like something Barry Bonds put up over the course of four seasons.

  14. Report: Dodgers to sign Scott Baker to a minor league deal

    Apr 3, 2015, 9:20 PM EDT

    Scott Baker

    The Dodgers are expected to add some pitching depth with the signing of Scott Baker to a minor league deal.

  15. 2015 Preview: Los Angeles Dodgers

    Mar 17, 2015, 12:00 PM EDT

    Andrew Friedman, Stan Kasten

    The Dodgers made a host of changes with their front office and their roster, but will it get them over the hump in October?

  16. The Yankees will retire Andy Pettitte’s number 46

    Feb 16, 2015, 6:40 AM EDT

    Andy Pettitte

    He’ll also get a plaque in Monument Park

  17. Brandon McCarthy: admit the PED players to the Hall of Fame

    Jan 9, 2015, 4:31 PM EDT

    Barry Bonds

    Good to see a baseball player writing in the offseason rather than working out. Because as we learned earlier today, working out in January is devious and bad.

  18. 2015 Free Agent Tracker

    Dec 25, 2014, 1:23 PM EDT

    Hanley Ramirez

    Your one-stop shop for all of the offseason signings.

  19. No, it’s not crazy to pay a free agent for what you think he’ll do in the future. That’s the bleedin’ point.

    Dec 17, 2014, 9:00 AM EDT

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    A columnist takes a strange approach to criticizing the Brandon McCarthy contract. And his reasoning for doing so is pretty clear.

  20. The 2014 Winter Meetings in Review

    Dec 12, 2014, 6:00 AM EDT

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    The past view days were . . . intense. But here is a quick and handy guide to everything that went down.

  21. Brian Cashman says Brandon McCarthy was “at a level that we couldn’t play on”

    Dec 11, 2014, 1:30 PM EDT

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    The Yankees may actually be rebuilding and eschewing even moderate-sized deals.

  22. Report: Dodgers, Padres agree to blockbuster trade involving Matt Kemp

    Dec 11, 2014, 3:54 AM EDT

    Matt Kemp AP

    The Dodgers aren’t done making deals yet. They are reportedly close to a trade to send outfielder Matt Kemp to San Diego.

  23. Done Deal: the Dodgers sign Brandon McCarthy to a four-year, $48 million deal

    Dec 10, 2014, 11:34 PM EDT

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    The Dodgers add another fine arm to an already-stacked rotation.

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