Posts tagged Los Angeles Dodgers

PUIG BENCHED FOR “MENTAL MISTAKE”

PUIG BENCHED FOR “MENTAL MISTAKE”

Yasiel Puig was signed by the Dodgers out of Cuba for 7yrs/$42M last June and showed awesome talent in hiA ball, the Arizona Fall League and, famously, this year’s spring training. The Dodgers sent him to AA Chattanooga to start the season despite hitting .517 in the Cactus League and he has continued to rake in the […]

GREINKE TO DODGERS

GREINKE TO DODGERS

The Los Angeles Dodgers’ assault on the luxury tax continued on Saturday when the club came to an agreement with RHP Zack Greinke on a 6yr/$147M contract. Greinke now joins fellow Cy Young Award winner Clayton Kershaw at the front of the Dodgers’ rotation and is the latest in a dizzying string of high-profile acquisitions […]

WINTER MEETINGS BEGIN

WINTER MEETINGS BEGIN

Nashville, TN is the site for MLB’s winter meetings this year, with many intriguing storylines to follow between now and when things wrap up on Thursday. The biggest free agent of the offseason, Josh Hamilton, is still on the board, along with a number of other important pieces. It isn’t what you would call a […]

DODGERS SUBMIT WINNING BID FOR RYU

DODGERS SUBMIT WINNING BID FOR RYU

After the usual speculation that comes when the bidding deadline for a posted player passes, it has been revealed that the Los Angeles Dodgers had the highest bid for Korean LHP Hyun-Jin Ryu at $25.7 million. The Dodgers now have a 30-day exclusive window for negotiating with the Scott Boras client and if the two sides can’t […]

NOW THE DODGERS ARE HITTING

NOW THE DODGERS ARE HITTING

A lot of good it is going to do them. Ned Colletti’s dream lineup, put together with an obscene amount of money authorized by the zealous Dodger ownership group, is on fire. Better late than never, you might say, with the Cardinals two games ahead of them in the wild card race with two games […]

NON-WAIVER TRADE DEADLINE TODAY AT 4PM ET

NON-WAIVER TRADE DEADLINE TODAY AT 4PM ET

It’s now or never for trades without putting players through the waiver process for 2012. At 4PM ET today, the Non-Waiver Trade Deadline changes the process for trading players for the rest of the season and many big names are still rumored to be involved in talks. Here is a roundup of Monday’s dealings; DODGERS […]

2012 DEADLINE: DODGERS ACQUIRE HANLEY RAMIREZ

2012 DEADLINE: DODGERS ACQUIRE HANLEY RAMIREZ

Tuesday was another busy day as the final week before the 2012 Non-Waiver Trade Deadline began. The Braves continued to wait on a Ryan Dempster trade that was being held up by Dempster’s approval as part of his 10-and-5 rights. Dempster reportedly wanted to be traded to the Dodgers, but LA made another move, acquiring […]

MARLINS ACQUIRE LEE FROM ASTROS

MARLINS ACQUIRE LEE FROM ASTROS

The Houston Astros are one of the few teams that can clearly be labeled sellers at this point and 1B Carlos Lee was in demand, having been the subject of a proposed trade to the Dodgers that didn’t happen. But Houston turned around and traded Lee to the Marlins on Wednesday for two minor-leaguers. The […]

KEMP TO REHAB AT hiA, RETURN TO LA 7/13

KEMP TO REHAB AT hiA, RETURN TO LA 7/13

Dodgers OF Matt Kemp told Fox Sports’ Joe Buck in a live on-air interview today that he would be DH’ing with hiA Rancho Cucomonga on Tuesday. Also today, Dylan Hernandez of the LA Times reported that Kemp will return to the Dodger lineup on July 13th against the Padres, the first game after the All-Star break. Kemp will […]

DODGERS CALL UP CASTELLANOS

DODGERS CALL UP CASTELLANOS

In the wake of OF Matt Kemp’s return to the disabled list, the Dodgers have called up Alex Castellanos from AAA Albuquerque. Castellanos was a 10th round draft pick in 2008 for the St. Louis Cardinals and came over to the Dodgers in the deadline deal last season that sent SS Rafael Furcal to St. […]