Both teams won more than 100 games last season, only to come up short in October. Both now face doing it all over again for another chance at a better ending.
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Relief pitcher Tony Watson has reached an agreement with the Giants, a source confirmed to ESPN. The former All-Star with the Pirates was traded to the Dodgers last season at the July 31 deadline.
Charles Moynihan ESPN Producer
Dodgers Manager Dave Roberts on the club overcoming the pain of losing Game 7 of the World Series: "I think that each team, each player is going to use that experience in a different way. The feeling of being so close and losing a Game 7 is certainly fuel."
The Los Angeles Dodgers are confident the free-agent acquisition of Tom Koehler will help fill a bullpen void left by Brandon Morrow's jump to the Chicago Cubs.
Jerry Crasnick ESPN Senior Writer
Chase Utley's new contract with the Dodgers isn't official yet, but it's getting close to a conclusion. "The cleats are in his locker," said manager Dave Roberts. "The glove hasn't arrived. He keeps that close to the vest. But I assume we'll see (No.) 26 here soon."
Matt Kemp says he has a lot left in the tank and that he loves being back with the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Clayton Kershaw will start a Dodgers opener for a record eighth time.
Chase Utley, a key clubhouse leader for the Dodgers, is returning to the team in 2018 after agreeing to a deal, sources confirmed to ESPN.
Former National League Rookie of the Year Wally Moon, who played on three World Series-winning teams with the Los Angeles Dodgers, has died. He was 87.
Jake Arrieta and other free-agent pitchers may settle for less lucrative deals, while contending clubs like the Nationals and Dodgers mull their options.
Which Dodgers are Midsummer Classic worthy? Way-too-early All-Star rosters
Spring training is nearly here, and there are dozens of free agents still available. We find each club's biggest need and identify potential targets.
From record-setting rookies to breakout bashers, it was a big year for unexpected stars. We examine the most compelling and make a boom-or-bust call.
Switch-pitcher Pat Venditte is among 22 non-roster players invited to spring training with the Los Angeles Dodgers.
William Weinbaum ESPN
Nice touch at the NY baseball writers dinner Sun. that former Yankees infielder Clay Bellinger was the presenter of the NL Rookie of the Year award to his son Cody of the Dodgers. Clay said his status as an MLB player was a big deal years ago, but now he's known mostly as Cody's dad.
The Baseball Hall of Fame will welcome four new members into its ranks, as Chipper Jones, Vladimir Guerrero, Trevor Hoffman and Jim Thome were named to the class of 2018.
Jerry Crasnick ESPN Senior Writer
Yu Darvish has at least one five-year offer on the table, according to a source, but he has yet to receive an offer enticing enough to take the plunge. The Cubs, Twins, Rangers, Dodgers and Brewers all continue to monitor Darvish's market. Most baseball observers think he'll be the first upper-level free agent starter to sign, with Jake Arrieta, Lance Lynn and Alex Cobb next in line. With pitchers and catchers set to report to spring camps in three weeks, time is growing short for everyone.
Now with the New York Mets, veteran first baseman Adrian Gonzalez says he's made a commitment "to not be somebody that someone else wants me to be."
Free-agent center fielder Curtis Granderson is heading to the Toronto Blue Jays on a one-year, $5 million deal.