Posts tagged Los Angeles Dodgers

DODGERS/MATTINGLY ARE NOW ON THE CLOCK

DODGERS/MATTINGLY ARE NOW ON THE CLOCK

(Photo: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images) With the LA Dodgers’ ouster from the postseason party this week, the organization now faces one of the more interesting offseasons that any team will be confronted with.

DEADLINE DEALING IN NL WEST

DEADLINE DEALING IN NL WEST

The Dodgers and Giants are the only two NL west teams over .500 and they both made significant moves at the trade deadline. The division-leading Dodgers added Mat Latos and Alex Wood to their starting rotation and got some bullpen help with Jim Johnson coming aboard. The Giants added Mike Leake from the Reds. Here’s a […]

DODGERS WERE KINDA ACTIVE YESTERDAY

DODGERS WERE KINDA ACTIVE YESTERDAY

After a couple of seemingly quiet days for the Dodgers at the Winter Meetings, the new front office got to work on replacing the departed SS Hanley Ramirez. They got a couple of other things done as well. Wednesday opened with news that LA had acquired SS Jimmy Rollins from Philadelphia for two minor leaguers. […]

DODGERS MOVED SHREWDLY AT, AFTER DEADLINE

DODGERS MOVED SHREWDLY AT, AFTER DEADLINE

The Los Angeles Dodgers, famously, have the highest payroll in baseball and that is a result of the group led by Magic Johnson and Stan Kasten taking ownership of the club from Frank McCourt. The new ownership group quickly made moves to acquire high-priced stars in 2012, bringing over SS Hanley Ramirez from Miami and […]

YANKEES, DODGERS TO PAY LUXURY TAX

YANKEES, DODGERS TO PAY LUXURY TAX

The New York Yankees and the Los Angeles Dodgers are the only two teams that will have to pay for their high-spending ways this year. The Yankees will pay $28MM in luxury tax money while the Dodgers will have to fork over $11.4MM. The luxury tax threshold this season was $178MM and the Yankees, as […]

CAL LEAGUE HONORS FOR WEEK ENDING 7/7

CAL LEAGUE HONORS FOR WEEK ENDING 7/7

For the week ending July 7, the California League has honored the following players: OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK – Scott Schebler, OF, Rancho Cucamonga Quakes (Dodgers) For the week, Scott Schebler posted a line of .448/.500/.1.034 and he had three multi-hit games in a row from July 4-6. The struggling Quakes went 3-4 over […]

DODGERS ACQUIRE NOLASCO

DODGERS ACQUIRE NOLASCO

The red-hot Los Angeles Dodgers addressed a need on Saturday when they acquired RHP Ricky Nolasco from the Miami Marlins for three minor league pitchers. The Dodgers seem to have righted their high-priced ship recently and have won 11 of their last 14 games to move dangerously close to the top of the weak NL […]

PUIG HAS FLASHY DEBUT FOR DODGERS

PUIG HAS FLASHY DEBUT FOR DODGERS

With the string of injuries showing no signs of letting up, the Dodgers placed OF Carl Crawford on the DL Monday and called up OF Yasiel Puig to take his spot on the roster.  In his first major league game, Puig led off the game with a single, went 2-for-4 and closed the game with […]

THROWBACK: DODGERS TRADE MIKE PIAZZA

THROWBACK: DODGERS TRADE MIKE PIAZZA

As the 1998 season approached, Mike Piazza was one of the biggest stars in the game and he was coming up on free agency. As the matinee-idol face of the Los Angeles Dodgers who put up unthinkable numbers from the catcher position, it was almost inconceivable that things wouldn’t be worked out in negotiations to keep him […]

GREINKE RETURNS WITH STRONG OUTING

GREINKE RETURNS WITH STRONG OUTING

Zack Greinke returned from the DL on Wednesday and pitched 5 1/3 strong innings to help the Dodgers to a 3-1 win over the Nationals. After breaking his left collarbone on April 11 in a bean-ball fight with Padres OF Carlos Quentin, Greinke recovered quickly and gave the Dodgers exactly what they need to get back […]