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The evolution of Clayton Kershaw

The best pitcher on the planet has cemented his place by adding just enough to stay ahead of the rest. What new wrinkle will the Dodgers ace find next?

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Despite positive early bullpens, the Dodgers will take it slow with starter Hyun-Jin Ryu. The Cactus League schedule starts Saturday, and as of now, Ryu is not scheduled to pitch in a game. "It is kind of contingent on his progress," manager Dave Roberts said.

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Dodgers manager Dave Roberts is on board with some, not all, rules changes for baseball. On the new rule for an automatic intentional walk, Roberts says, "If that's the rule, we'll kind of abide." As for a proposal to put a runner on base in extra innings … not so fast. "That doesn't sound too appealing for me .. "

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The gang's all here as the Dodgers run an around-the-infield drill.

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Can Corey Seager get even better in 2017? Dodgers manager Dave Roberts revealed that Seager never felt like he had his "A swing" during his rookie-of-the-year season in 2016. Room for improvement seems to exist.

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The bar has been set

Per the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook, the following are the eight highest 2017 over-under win totals across all MLB teams. Story

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Dodgers 1B Adrian Gonzalez says there is nothing new to report with the inflammation in his right elbow. Added that he plans on playing two spring games with the Dodgers before leaving to join Team Mexico for the WBC.

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In Dave Roberts' second ever full-squad speech at spring training, the Dodgers manager's theme Tuesday centered around the unfinished business of falling two victories short of the World Series. "There are definitely a lot of unfulfilled people in that room," Roberts said.

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Former Dodgers prospect Franklin Gutierrez sounds motivated about his opportunity to return to the franchise that gave him his start. "I'm back here and glad to be around a group of guys that want to win," he said. "And I want to be a part of it." The expectation is that Gutierrez starts in the outfield when the Dodgers face left-handed pitching.

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Dodgers shortstop Corey Seager has no problem with a "World Series or bust" theme this year: "Yeah, that's always got to be the mindset. The goal at the beginning of the year is always to win a World Series, and if you don't, it's a disappointment. Last year was a disappointment. It was a good year but still a disappointment to lose."

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The Dodgers officially announce the signing of free agent OF Franklin Gutierrez. Gutierrez has a career .289 batting average and .495 slugging percentage against left-handed pitching. LHP Vidal Nuno was traded Sunday to open a spot on the 40-man roster.

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

The Dodgers remain encouraged about LHP Hyun-Jin Ryu, who had another positive throwing session Sunday. "Ryu still has a smile on his face about how well he threw," manager Dave Roberts said. "That was exciting. He said he feels good today." Ryu has pitched in just one game the last two years because of shoulder and elbow procedures.

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New Dodgers OF Franklin Gutierrez and current manager Dave Roberts were in the same Dodgers spring training camp as players in 2003. Gutierrez was just a top prospect then, but as carved out a solid 11-year career since. "He was a lot lighter back then," Roberts joked, "but always a good athlete, good defender. It's nice that we do have some history."

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The Dodgers' first live batting practice pitcher of the spring is ... Clayton Kershaw, of course. Kershaw also cracks the first bat of the spring on the second pitch here.

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Why are the Dodgers not like the NBA All-Star Game? Duh. They play better defense. The Dodgers don't have the best range, but they field and throw well. "It's something we take pride in," 3B Justin Turner said. "Not just here but in a lot of sports, defense gets overlooked. It's not the high profile part of the game but it is something that wins championships."

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Kenley Jansen revealed more about his offseason wedding that led to his return to the Dodgers. Jansen said that he had just finished the first dance at his reception when he was notified the Dodgers were adding a fifth year to his contract offer. Jansen said he returned to the dance floor and decided in the morning that he would chose the Dodgers over the Nationals.

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Dodgers send LHP Nuno to Orioles

The Los Angeles Dodgers announced Sunday that they have traded veteran left-hander Vidal Nuno to the Baltimore Orioles for minor league right-hander Ryan Moseley.

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The Dodgers acquired minor league RHP Ryan Moseley from the Orioles in exchange for LHP Vidal Nino.

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Cubs favored to win back-to-back titles

It took the Chicago Cubs 108 years to break their World Series title drought, but Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook gives them the highest odds to be repeat champions this year.

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Dodgers LHP Hyun-Jin Ryu said he feels confident he will be healthy and ready to go by Opening Day. Ryu made just one start the past two seasons after shoulder and elbow procedures. He is one of 10 starting options the Dodgers have in camp.

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Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs72514th
Batting Average.24922nd
On Base Percentage.31918th
Slugging Percentage.40918th
Earned Run Average3.705th
Quality Starts6029th
WHIP1.192nd
BAA.2332nd

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