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Dodgers' Yasiel Puig vows to focus on baseball despite reports of threats

SAN FRANCISCO - Yasiel Puig believes he has the support from his Los Angeles Dodgers teammates and the club to help him keep his focus on baseball despite challenges off the field.Puig returned to the starting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-04-17/dodgers-yasiel-puig-vows
Atlanta Braves honor Hank Aaron with pregame ceremony to open home schedule

...to make you, the fans, appreciate me more."Aaron passed Babe Ruth's record April 8, 1974, homering off Los Angeles Dodgers left-hander Al Downing.As part of Tuesday's ceremony at Turner Field, Aaron spoke, along with Braves chairman...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-04-08/atlanta-braves-honor-han
Ausmus, Tigers off to strong start

...intense."The San Diego-area resident expects familiar faces in the stands this week when the Tigers play the Los Angeles Dodgers and Padres on the road."My friends will probably heckle me," Ausmus said with a grin.That's OK. He can...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-04-07/ausmus-tigers-strong-sta
Padres rally past Dodgers in North American opener

...the eighth and Chris Denorfia singled home two runs to give the San Diego Padres a 3-1 victory against the rival Los Angeles Dodgers in baseball's North American opener Sunday night.Smith's first hit with the Padres came on a 2-0 pitch from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-03-30/padres-rally-past-dodger
Tips, position breakdowns for your fantasy baseball draft

...Trout tops the list of desirable fantasy baseball players, followed closely by Detroit slugger Miguel Cabrera, Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw or Arizona first baseman Paul Goldschmidt.However, there are others just off the radar who...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-03-26/tips-position-breakdowns
Atlanta Braves cut Freddy Garcia, sign Aaron Harang

...to pick it up. I have to go," said Garcia, who started Game 4 of last year's NL division series against the Los Angeles Dodgers.The 37-year-old right-hander was cut despite a strong outing Sunday, when he limited the New York Mets...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-03-24/atlanta-braves-cut-fredd
Los Angeles Dodgers sweep Arizona Diamondbacks in opening series Down Under

SYDNEY - The Los Angeles Dodgers felt right at home in their season-opening series Down Under.Yasiel Puig had three hits and two RBI to back a scoreless outing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-03-23/los-angeles-dodgers-swee
Arizona's Opening Day starter admits his fear of flying

...was told by manager Kirk Gibson he was replacing the injured Patrick Corbin as the Opening Day starter against the Los Angeles Dodgers today, it was a classic good news-bad news situation.An All-Star in 2012, Miley was having a good spring training...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-03-21/arizonas-opening-day-sta
MLB hopes opening series will help drive interest in baseball Down Under

...Australian baseball for more than 30 years, figures next weekend's season-opening, two-game series between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Arizona Diamondbacks in Sydney will have a "massive impact" on the sport Down Under.Certainly there's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-03-15/mlb-hopes-opening-series
Yankees' Tanaka allows one run against Braves

...tear in the ulnar collateral ligament.Corbin had been designated the team's opening day starter against the Los Angeles Dodgers in Australia, but left Saturday's game against Cleveland in the seventh inning with forearm stiffness.He was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-03-16/yankees-tanaka-allows-on