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Joe Maddon opts out of contract, won't return to manage Rays

...for the team in less than two weeks. Executive vice president of baseball operations Andrew Friedman left for the Los Angeles Dodgers on Oct. 14.Friedman assembled the teams that Maddon guided in transforming the Rays from perennial losers into...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-10-24/joe-maddon-opts-out-cont
New Dodgers boss to retain Don Mattlingly as manager in 2015

LOS ANGELES - The new president of baseball operations for the Los Angeles Dodgers plans to hire a new general manager and retain Don Mattingly as manager.Andrew Friedman was introduced at Dodger Stadium on Friday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-10-17/new-dodgers-boss-retain-
Los Angeles Dodgers fill new front-office position

Fresh off another early playoff exit, the Los Angeles Dodgers shook up their front office Tuesday.They hired Andrew Friedman for the new position of president of baseball operations, while...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-10-14/los-angeles-dodgers-fill
Diamondbacks hire Chip Hale as manager

...Towers was fired in September and replaced by former 20-game winner Dave Stewart.De Jon Watson was hired from the Los Angeles Dodgers as senior vice president/baseball operations.Gibson was fired with three games left in a season in which the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-10-13/diamondbacks-hire-chip-h
Dodgers pitcher Josh Beckett retiring after 14-year career

Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Josh Beckett, facing surgery for a torn labrum in his left hip that caused him to miss most of the last three months of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-10-08/dodgers-pitcher-josh-bec
Kemp's HR lifts Dodgers over Cards

LOS ANGELES - Matt Kemp hit a go-ahead home run leading off the eighth inning, lifting the Los Angeles Dodgers over the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 Saturday night and evening their NL Division Series at a game apiece. Kemp practically skipped...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-10-05/kemps-hr-lifts-dodgers-o
Kershaw will start for Dodgers in Game 4

ST. LOUIS - Don Mat tingly decided not to postpone the intrigue over Clayton Kershaw.The Los Angeles Dodgers manager said Monday he'll go with Kershaw on three days' rest in Game 4 of their NL Division Series against the St. Louis Cardinals...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-10-06/kershaw-will-start-dodge
Big swings, dramatic comebacks part of baseball's postseason

...Championship Series.In the NL, Matt Carpenter and the St. Louis Cardinals won a surprising slugfest over the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium after 20-win aces Clayton Kershaw and Adam Wainwright wilted in the 92-degree heat.Tempers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-10-04/big-swings-dramatic-come
Cardinals use eight-run seventh inning to rally past Dodgers

...Clayton Kershaw in an eight-run seventh inning, and the St. Louis Cardinals rallied for a 10-9 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers in a fiery NL Division Series opener Friday.It was 92 degrees at gametime, and things quickly got more heated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-10-03/cardinals-use-eight-run-
Grand slam, ex-Jacket power Giants past Pirates in NL wild-card game

...October.Dominant in the spring, the Giants hobbled to the finish, losing the race for the NL West title to the Los Angeles Dodgers and ceding home-field advantage in the win-or-go-home game to the Pirates, who went 17-9 in September...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-10-01/grand-slam-ex-jacket-pow