DODGERS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/DODGERS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) MLB: Smith, Denorfia lift Padres to 3-1 win over Dodgers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57753070-77/padres-dodgers-game-hit.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57753070-77/padres-dodgers-game-hit.html.csp">MLB: Smith, Denorfia lift Padres to 3-1 win over Dodgers</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BERNIE WILSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-31T23:26:13.268-06:00">Updated Mar 31, 2014 11:26PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Diego • The moderate-payroll San Diego Padres pulled one over on the big-spending Los Angeles Dodgers. Seth Smith hit a towering drive for a tying homer leading off the eighth inning and Chris Denorfia singled home two runs to give the Padres a 3-1 victory against the rival Dodgers in baseball’s North American opener Sunday night. The Dodgers set a record with an opening-day payroll of $234 million. The Padres are 23rd at just under $90 million. Padres closer Huston Street, who pitched a per...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577530702014-03-31T23:26:13.268-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-31T23:26:13.268-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57753070@www.sltrib.com Mon, 31 Mar 2014 23:26:13 MDT Dodgers place pitcher Kershaw on disabled list http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57750707-77/million-dodgers-list-angeles.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57750707-77/million-dodgers-list-angeles.html.csp">Dodgers place pitcher Kershaw on disabled list</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-30T23:37:08.879-06:00">Updated Mar 30, 2014 11:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Los Angeles Dodgers have placed left-hander Clayton Kershaw on the 15-day disabled list for the first time in his seven-year career because of a swollen muscle in his left upper back. The move, made prior to Sunday’s game at San Diego, is retroactive to March 23, the day after the reigning NL Cy Young Award winner started and won the Dodgers’ opener against Arizona in Australia. He is eligible to be activated on April 8, the day Los Angeles starts a series at home against Detroit. The Dodger...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577507072014-03-30T23:37:08.879-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-30T23:37:08.879-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57750707@www.sltrib.com Sun, 30 Mar 2014 23:37:08 MDT MLB: San Diego Padres rally past Los Angeles Dodgers 3-1 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57750712-77/dodgers-padres-hit-diego.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57750712-77/dodgers-padres-hit-diego.html.csp">MLB: San Diego Padres rally past Los Angeles Dodgers 3-1</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BERNIE WILSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-30T23:36:51.094-06:00">Updated Mar 30, 2014 11:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Diego • For one day at least, the moderate-payroll San Diego Padres are in first place in the NL West, ahead of the big-spending Los Angeles Dodgers. Seth Smith hit a towering drive for a tying homer leading off the eighth and Chris Denorfia singled home two runs to give the Padres a 3-1 victory against the rival Dodgers in baseball’s North American opener Sunday night. Smith’s first hit with the Padres came on a 2-0 pitch from Brian Wilson, who started the eighth after Hyun-Jin Ryu threw se...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577507122014-03-30T23:36:51.094-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-30T23:36:51.094-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57750712@www.sltrib.com Sun, 30 Mar 2014 23:36:51 MDT MLB: Dodgers top Yankees with $4M average salaries http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57733298-77/million-players-average-baseball.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57733298-77/million-players-average-baseball.html.csp">MLB: Dodgers top Yankees with $4M average salaries</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By RONALD BLUM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-28T17:29:18.03-06:00">Updated Mar 28, 2014 05:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Zack Greinke and the Los Angeles Dodgers have knocked Alex Rodriguez and the New York Yankees off baseball’s payroll perch, part of an offseason spending spree that has the average salary approaching $4 million for the first time. The Dodgers are ending the Yankees’ 15-year streak as baseball’s biggest spenders and as of Tuesday had a projected payroll of $235 million, according to study of all major league contracts by The Associated Press. New York, which last failed to top the payr...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577332982014-03-28T17:29:18.03-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-28T17:29:18.03-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57733298@www.sltrib.com Fri, 28 Mar 2014 17:29:18 MDT Sports briefs: Dodgers go 2-0 vs. Diamondbacks in Australia http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57718296-77/dodgers-season-2-0-arizona.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57718296-77/dodgers-season-2-0-arizona.html.csp">Sports briefs: Dodgers go 2-0 vs. Diamondbacks in Australia</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-23T23:48:13.582-06:00">Updated Mar 23, 2014 11:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">MLB • Yasiel Puig had three hits and two RBIs to back a scoreless outing by Hyun-Jin Ryu, and the Los Angeles Dodgers made it 2 for 2 Down Under with a 7-5 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday at Sydney Cricket Ground. Dee Gordon and Juan Uribe also had three hits for the Dodgers, who finished with 13 in beating Arizona starter Trevor Cahill for the first time. • Texas Rangers second baseman Jurickson Profar will be out an estimated 10 to 12 weeks with a muscle tear in his right shou...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57718296@www.sltrib.com Sun, 23 Mar 2014 23:48:13 MDT Locals love it as MLB makes quick trip Down Under http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57719453-77/cricket-games-sydney-baseball.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57719453-77/cricket-games-sydney-baseball.html.csp">Locals love it as MLB makes quick trip Down Under</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DENNIS PASSA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-23T23:48:13.417-06:00">Updated Mar 23, 2014 11:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sydney • Yasiel Puig and Paul Goldschmidt hadn’t left the stadium before workers began dismantling what was quite an impressive place to play baseball. For a week, at least. Home plate was dug up, the pitcher’s mound flattened and the eight-foot-high perimeter home run fence taken down within an hour after Puig’s Los Angeles Dodgers beat Goldschmidt’s Arizona Diamondbacks 7-5 Sunday. It was a two-game Dodgers’ sweep of Major League Baseball’s opening weekend at Sydney Cricket Ground. The Dodgers...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577194532014-03-23T23:48:13.417-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-23T23:48:13.417-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57719453@www.sltrib.com Sun, 23 Mar 2014 23:48:13 MDT MLB notes: Dodgers beat Diamondbacks in opener http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57715627-77/season-diamondbacks-dodgers-game.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57715627-77/season-diamondbacks-dodgers-game.html.csp">MLB notes: Dodgers beat Diamondbacks in opener</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-22T23:16:01.732-06:00">Updated Mar 22, 2014 11:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sydney • Opening day turned out to be a pretty g’day for the Los Angeles Dodgers and ace Clayton Kershaw. Kershaw flashed his Cy Young form, Scott Van Slyke homered and the NL West champions opened the Major League Baseball season with a 3-1 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday night at Sydney Cricket Ground. A crowd of about 40,000 watched as MLB played its first regular-season game in Australia. Kershaw, who signed a seven-year, $215 million contract in January, allowed one run and fi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577156272014-03-22T23:16:01.732-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-22T23:16:01.732-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57715627@www.sltrib.com Sat, 22 Mar 2014 23:16:01 MDT MLB: Dodgers, Diamondbacks rivalry gets early kick start http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57702116-77/dodgers-mattingly-diamondbacks-rivalry.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57702116-77/dodgers-mattingly-diamondbacks-rivalry.html.csp">MLB: Dodgers, Diamondbacks rivalry gets early kick start</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DENNIS PASSA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-20T16:29:43.759-06:00">Updated Mar 20, 2014 04:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sydney • Suspensions to eight players and a controversial NL West-clinching swimming pool incident last season helped expand a growing rivalry between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Arizona Diamondbacks. But Dodgers manager Don Mattingly says he doesn’t expect any serious animosity to carry over from last year when the teams meet to open the major league season Saturday and Sunday at the Sydney Cricket Ground. But he couldn’t rule it out either. The suspensions came after a brawl last June, and the...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577021162014-03-20T16:29:43.759-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-20T16:29:43.759-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57702116@www.sltrib.com Thu, 20 Mar 2014 16:29:43 MDT Local sports fans spoiled http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57665143-77/cable-fans-local-dodgers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57665143-77/cable-fans-local-dodgers.html.csp">Local sports fans spoiled</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Scott D. Pierce</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Tribune Columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-12T21:55:23.383-06:00">Updated Mar 12, 2014 09:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sports fans here in Utah aren’t that different from sports fans in any other state. We love to watch our teams on TV, and we complain like crazy on rare occasions when we can’t. To be blunt, we’re sort of spoiled. We have it pretty good. Other than the continuing standoff between the Pac-12 Network and DirecTV, it’s easy — and relatively cheap — to see all our local teams. • The Utah Jazz are on basic cable (ROOT). • The University of Utah is occasionally on broadcast TV (ABC or Fox) and freque...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57665143@www.sltrib.com Wed, 12 Mar 2014 21:55:23 MDT MLB notes: Kershaw, Ryu to start in Australia for Dodgers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57657616-77/kershaw-start-dodgers-cardinals.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57657616-77/kershaw-start-dodgers-cardinals.html.csp">MLB notes: Kershaw, Ryu to start in Australia for Dodgers</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-09T23:07:20.443-06:00">Updated Mar 9, 2014 11:07PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Clayton Kershaw and Hyun-Jin Ryu will be the Dodgers’ starting pitchers in their two-game season-opening series in Australia against the Arizona Diamondbacks. The games will be played March 22-23 at Sydney Cricket Ground. Kershaw will be making his fourth straight season-opening start for Los Angeles. “Anytime you get to start opening day, no matter what continent it’s on, it’s pretty cool,” Kershaw said. Manager Don Mattingly made the announcement Sunday after weeks of speculation about who wou...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576576162014-03-09T23:07:20.443-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-09T23:07:20.443-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57657616@www.sltrib.com Sun, 09 Mar 2014 23:07:20 MDT MLB notes: Braun homers in first at-bat back from drug ban http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57610115-77/dunn-braun-dodgers-game.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57610115-77/dunn-braun-dodgers-game.html.csp">MLB notes: Braun homers in first at-bat back from drug ban</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-27T20:18:24.524-06:00">Updated Feb 27, 2014 08:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ryan Braun hit a two-run homer Thursday in his first at-bat for the Milwaukee Brewers since completing a season-ending, 65-game suspension for violating Major League Baseball’s anti-drug agreement. In the first inning of Milwaukee’s spring opener in Phoenix against Oakland, Braun hit an 0-1 pitch off Tommy Milone high over the wall near the left field corner, 345 feet away. The 2011 NL MVP got a hearty round of cheers, the loudest coming from fans in the dozen rows or so behind the Brewers benc...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576101152014-02-27T20:18:24.524-06:00" id="#license-2014-02-27T20:18:24.524-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57610115@www.sltrib.com Thu, 27 Feb 2014 20:18:24 MDT