3:38 AM EST, Fri December 19, 2014
San Diego Union-Tribune 4 hours ago
Padres officially acquire Matt Kemp

Padres officially acquire Matt Kemp

No change in original terms of five-player blockbuster.
Baltimore Sun 1 hour ago

Dodgers finally complete deal sending Matt Kemp to Padres

The trade sending Matt Kemp from the Dodgers to the San Diego Padres was finalized Thursday, one week after the division rivals agreed in principle to the blockbuster deal.
Orange County Register 6 hours ago

Kemp deal reportedly finalized, trade to become official

After a bizarre week of delays and speculation, the Dodgers' deal sending outfielder Matt Kemp to San Diego will finally be made official Thursday night, according to multiple reports. Kemp and catcher Tim Federowicz will become Padres, and $32...
Orange County Register 4 hours ago

Kemp deal is complete, and Dodgers' roster essentially is as well

After a bizarre week of waiting, the Dodgers’ deal sending outfielder Matt Kemp to San Diego was finally made official Thursday night. Kemp and catcher Tim Federowicz will become Padres, and $32 million of the Dodgers’ money will be sent to San...
Washington Post 13 hours ago

If Matt Kemp trade to Padres falls through, impact could touch Phillies, Rays, Nationals

Remember when the Dodgers ended the Winter Meetings by blowing up little bits and pieces from all over baseball? Yep, that was so last week.Here’s the problem: According to Bob Nightengale of USA Today, the Dodgers’ trade of outfielder Matt Kemp to the San Diego Padres is on hold because a physical...

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Brewers trade minor-league catcher Shawn Zarraga to Dodgers

The Milwaukee Brewers traded minor-league catcher Shawn Zarraga to the Los Angeles Dodgers for utility man Matt Long and left-handed pitcher Jarret Martin on Friday, the team announced.
Los Angeles Times 13 hours ago

Dodgers acquire minor league catcher Shawn Zarraga

As the Dodgers waited to learn whether their deal to send to Matt Kemp to the Padres would be completed Thursday, they acquired minor league catcher Shawn Zarraga from the Milwaukee Brewers.
Orange County Register 14 hours ago
Report: Kemp's physical uncovers arthritis

Report: Kemp's physical uncovers arthritis

The Matt Kemp saga continues, as the Dodgers and Padres have yet to finalize their agreed-upon trade for the slugger more than one week after agreeing upon it. A possible reason for the delay was reported Thursday by USA Today: Kemp's physical exam,...

Padres acquire outfielder Wil Myers in trade with Rays

The San Diego Padres acquired outfielder Wil Myers from the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday, a person with knowledge of the deal said.
Orange County Register Dec 17, 2014
Kemp's trade to Padres must be finalized by Thursday

Kemp's trade to Padres must be finalized by Thursday

The Dodgers agreed to trade Matt Kemp a week ago, but as of late Wednesday night he was still a Dodger. And, if the deal sending him to San Diego isn’t finalized shortly, Kemp will have to remain one for the foreseeable future. The Dodgers’...
Orange County Register Dec 17, 2014
Baseball could benefit from influx of Cuban talent

Baseball could benefit from influx of Cuban talent

WASHINGTON – At a dinner in one of Fidel Castro’s palaces in 1999, the leader of Cuba and several top Major League Baseball executives discussed one of the few common bonds between their countries: baseball. The executives, including baseball...

Moves have makings of a master plan

LOS ANGELES -- Brandon McCarthy pitches in a statistically extreme way, so it makes sense he pays close attention to some of his numbers. For example, he allowed 2.13 ground balls for every fly ball he gave up last season, which isn’t terribly surprising considering his out pitch is a sinker. Only five major-league pitchers had a more lopsided grounder-to-fly ball ratio. McCarthy mixes in some cutters and breaking pitches and is perfectly capable of coming up with a strikeout in a pinch, but what he generally is trying to do is force hitters to make off-center contact and beat ball after...
Orange County Register Dec 16, 2014
Newly acquired McCarthy shares mutual trust with Dodgers front office

Newly acquired McCarthy shares mutual trust with Dodgers front office

In 2014, Brandon McCarthy figured out how to have sustained success. At least he believes that, and the Dodgers believe that, which is why they signed him to a four-year, $48 million contract made official Tuesday. The Pasadena native and 31-year-old...

Brian Wilson is designated for assignment by Dodgers

With his oversized beard, tattoo-covered arms and bizarre persona, Brian Wilson was made for Hollywood. He just couldn't get enough hitters out.

Could Brandon McCarthy turn into next Jason Schmidt for Dodgers?

So much happened in such a flash for the Dodgers last week --- with the main focus justifiably centered on the trade of Matt Kemp --- that much went by in a quick blur. Scrutiny was not exactly the order of the day.

Dodgers designate Brian Wilson for assignment

Think it’s not a very different world under the Dodgers’ new management team? Then you’d better hitch up the britches and get ready for an entirely new kind of wild ride.
Orange County Register Dec 16, 2014
Dodgers DFA Brian Wilson, make McCarthy signing official

Dodgers DFA Brian Wilson, make McCarthy signing official

In another surprise move, the Dodgers designated right-handed reliever Brian Wilson for assignment Tuesday to make room for right-handed starter Brandon McCarthy. Of course, it was the previous Dodgers’ regime who gave Wilson a $9.5-million player...

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