On the first day of roster expansion, several new faces were in the Dodgers' clubhouse Monday. No. 3 prospect Joc Pederson, a 22-year-old outfielder, and No. 15 prospect Yimi Garcia, a 24-year-old right-handed reliever, were both in a Major League clubhouse for the first time.
Looking to jump-start a slumping Yasiel Puig, manager Don Mattingly dropped his center fielder to the sixth spot in the Dodgers' batting order for Monday's series opener against the Nationals.
Hyun-Jin Ryu came off the disabled list and delivered seven strong innings and Juan Uribe drove in two runs in a 7-1 win over the Padres on Sunday as the Dodgers avoided a series sweep and stayed 2 1/2 games ahead of the persistent Giants in the National League West.
The Dodgers plan to use rookie Carlos Frias as a sixth starter for Wednesday's game against Washington and push back Dan Haren to Friday night against Arizona.
With the official signing of rookie Jordan Clarkson on Monda
The Los Angeles Lakers have signed Jordan Clarkson, the 46th pick in the 2014 NBA Draft, whose rights were acquired from the Washington Wizards on draft night, it was announced today by General Manager Mitch Kupchak.
On Saturday, Aug. 23, Kobe Bryant turned 36 years old. The third youngest to ever play in the NBA as an 18-year-old in 1996, Bryant's about to enter his 19th season as one of the oldest.
Head coach Byron Scotts talks with Lakers Reporter Mike Trudell.