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Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw throws to the plate during intrasquad play in the restart of baseball spring training Monday, July 6, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Clayton Kershaw to start opening day for Dodgers vs Giants

Jul. 7, 2020 4:32 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Clayton Kershaw will make his franchise-record ninth opening day start for the Los Angeles Dodgers. Manager Dave Roberts confirmed his choice Tuesday in a video conference call. The Dodgers open the 60-game season on July 23 at home against the rival San Francisco Giants. Kershaw was...

FILE - In this March 4, 2019, file photo, Atlanta Braves' Grant Dayton pitches against the Houston Astros in the sixth inning of a spring baseball exhibition game in Kissimmee, Fla. Dayton is excited to driving north for the resumption of spring training with the Braves. He knows he will not be getting any more salary.

No paychecks for 11 big leaguers: advance larger than salary

Jun. 26, 2020 9:20 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Grant Dayton will notice one glaring absence this season after he reports to the Atlanta Braves: his twice-a-month salary. He is among 11 major leaguers whose prorated pay for the abbreviated 60-game season amounts to less than the $286,500 advance already received by the 32-year-old...

FILE - In this Oct. 5, 2019, file photo, Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Randy Dobnak (68) delivers against the New York Yankees during the first inning of Game 2 of an American League Division Series baseball game,  in New York. Finally, major leaguers are on track to resume this virus-abbreviated 2020 season. The hiatus has provided a welcomed dose of extra family time for many, but the unprecedented idling this spring and summer for players used to being on the diamond daily has predictably created a collective antsy feeling around the game. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)

Antsy big leaguers embrace impending end of extra down time

Jun. 25, 2020 3:50 PM EDT

Randy Dobnak had finished making his morning omelette one day last week when his wife, Aerial, asked the Minnesota Twins pitcher to keep the eggs out so she could make a sandwich. For the base she used a hot dog bun, an ingredient so bewildering to her husband that he took it as the latest sign that baseball's...

This selfie provided by Los Angeles Dodgers baseball player Ross Stripling shows Stripling at his home in Houston, Wednesday, May 20, 2020. Stripling has spent much of the last two months working on an island -- the one in the kitchen of his Houston home. With baseball halted by the coronavirus pandemic, the Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher returned to his offseason job as a stockbroker. (Ross Stripling via AP)

Ross Stripling pitches ... financial advice during pandemic

May. 27, 2020 4:00 PM EDT

Ross Stripling has spent much of the last two months working on an island —- the one in the kitchen of his Houston home. With baseball halted by the coronavirus pandemic, the Los Angeles Dodgers right-hander returned to his offseason job. When not throwing fastballs, he pitches clients as a financial...