Dodgers Rumors & News

  • Dodgers increase NL West lead with win over Giants

    The Sports Xchange "LOS ANGELES -- Rookie Andrew Toles and Rob Segedin sparked another power surge for the Los Angeles Dodgers. Toles and Segedin homered for the second straight game, and the Dodgers defeated the rival San Francisco Giants 9-5 before 46,899 at Dodger Stadium on Tuesday night. Toles hit a..." August 24

  • Twenty MLB teams to attend Tim Tebow's workout on Aug. 30

    ESPN "Tim Tebow is scheduled to hold a workout for Major League Baseball teams on Aug. 30 in Los Angeles, a source told ESPN's Jerry Crasnick. More than 20 MLB teams are confirmed to attend the workout, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter. For almost the past year, Tebow has been training in..." August 24

  • Andre Ethier’s rehab assignment could be soon; outfielder expected back in September.

    Inside Socal "The Dodgers expect Andre Ethier to return from his fractured right tibia “sometime in September,” manager Dave Roberts said, and the outfielder could be headed out on a minor league rehab assignment soon. Roberts stopped short of saying that Ethier’s leg is 100 percent healed, but Roberts said..." August 23

  • Clayton Kershaw throws a bullpen session, feels good

    Hardball Talk "The Dodgers have been without Clayton Kershaw since late June but somehow managed to make up a ton of ground in the NL West and enter play tonight with a one-game lead over the Giants. OK, the “somehow” has a lot to do with the Giants sucking eggs since the break, but the standings are the..." August 23

  • MLB postseason schedule announced "Major League Baseball announced its 2016 postseason schedule on Tuesday, opening with the American League Wild Card Game presented by Budweiser on TBS on Tuesday, Oct. 4, and followed by the National League equivalent on ESPN one night later. The 112th World Series on FOX will begin on Tuesday,..." August 23

  • Tim Tebow to hold workout for MLB teams Aug. 30

    SI "Former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow will hold a workout for prospective Major League Baseball teams on Aug. 30 in Los Angeles, reports's Jerry Crasnick. Tebow, who last played baseball in high school in 2005, announced earlier this month that he was planning on pursuing a professional..." August 23

  • Dodgers' Josh Reddick: Scratched from lineup with jammed finger

    CBS Sports "Reddick is dealing with a jammed finger and has been scratched from the lineup for Monday's game against Cincinnati, Andy McCullough of the LA Times reports." August 22

  • Gonzalez launches three homers as Dodgers rout Reds

    The Sports Xchange "CINCINNATI -- The last time the Los Angeles Dodgers hit seven home runs in a game, current manager Dave Roberts had a nice view from left field, albeit in a San Diego Padres uniform. "It feels much better on this side," Roberts said. Adrian Gonzalez belted three of the Dodgers' seven..." August 22

  • Dodgers 'trying to give away Puig,' but no one wants him

    Fox Sports "It looks like the Dodgers are ready to move on from Yasiel Puig -- if someone will take him off their hands. The Dodgers are willing to practically give away the outfielder but they're having trouble finding a team that wants him, according to Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe:" August 22

  • A Don Mattingly-Yasiel Puig reunion in Miami? Far-fetched, but it sure would be exciting

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Don Mattingly didn't feel appreciated by the Dodgers. Yasiel Puig feels betrayed by them, as they suddenly decided to crack down on his behavior after years of looking the other way. What if they were to bury the hatchet to take down their common enemy? It probably won't happen, but it's fun..." August 22

  • Finnegan, Reds overpower Dodgers

    The Sports Xchange "CINCINNATI -- Scott Schebler, who began his career in the Los Angeles Dodgers' organization before being traded to Cincinnati in December, is enjoying facing his former teammates this weekend. And having success against them. "It's fun to play against them," the Reds right fielder said..." August 21

  • Brett Anderson leaves early with blister in another Dodgers loss

    Los Angeles Times "The walk from the mound to the dugout can be a lonely one, long enough for a pitcher to ponder the pitifulness of his outing, short enough to prevent the discovery of answers. But a guest followed Dodgers pitcher Brett Anderson as he shuffled off the field in Saturday’s 11-1 loss to the Reds,..." August 21

  • Utley, Urias lift Dodgers over Reds

    The Sports Xchange "CINCINNATI -- Julio Urias was still a teenager less than two weeks ago. Now, at the ripe age of 20, the Los Angeles Dodgers' left-hander is displaying a confidence and calm demeanor on the mound indicative of a seasoned veteran. Where does that come from? "That's a gift from..." August 21

  • Reds' Lorenzen has game to remember after father's passing

    The Sports Xchange "CINCINNATI -- Reds relief pitcher Michael Lorenzen said he has had one curtain call in his professional career, when he hit a grand slam for Double-A Pensacola in 2014. But when the fans urged him out of the dugout on Friday night at Great American Ball Park, the significance of the moment..." August 20

  • Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw: Feels "100 percent" in bullpen session

    CBS Sports "Kershaw (back) said he felt "100 percent" during Saturday's bullpen session, the Orange County Register's Bill Plunkett reports." August 20

  • Kershaw set to throw off mound Saturday "Clayton Kershaw will join the Dodgers in Cincinnati and make the next step in his recovery on Saturday. Kershaw, who is on the 60-day disabled list with a herniated disk and hasn't pitched since June 26, has been throwing off flat ground for more than a week. On Saturday, he will throw a light..." August 19

  • Dodgers expect Hyun-Jin Ryu to miss the rest of the season

    Sportsnaut "Hyun-Jin Ryu has thrown only 4.2 innings this season for the Los Angeles Dodgers. According to manager Dave Roberts, that will be it." August 19

  • Franco's homer pushes Phillies past Dodgers

    The Sports Xchange "PHILADELPHIA -- Maikel Franco belted a go-ahead two-run homer in the seventh inning as the Philadelphia Phillies bounced back from a pair of defeats at the hands of the Los Angeles Dodgers with a 5-4 victory on Thursday. "After all the home runs they hit against us, we finally beat them with..." August 18

  • Rob Manfred wants a pitch clock in MLB in 2017

    The Comeback "In an effort to find ways to speed up the game of baseball, Commissioner Rob Manfred has openly discussed the possibility of adding a pitch clock to Major League Baseball. Manfred is no stranger to discussing innovative ways to improve the game he now sees over. Manfred has brought on the idea..." August 18

  • Utley belts two homers to carry Dodgers past Phillies

    The Sports Xchange "PHILADELPHIA -- The Philadelphia Phillies' fans gave Chase Utley an ovation he will never forget Tuesday night. Then he reminded them just what they are missing. Utley hit a grand slam and solo homer in his return to Philadelphia as the Los Angeles Dodgers battered the Phillies..." August 17

  • The honeymoon phase is over for the new-school general managers

    MLB Daily Dish "Every year at certain points of the season, Mike Bates runs a GM confidence poll in which fans of every major league team are asked—in very simple terms—how confident they are in their favorite team’s front office. The 2016 midseason results just went up, and finding trends has become the new..." August 17

  • Rob Manfred: Baseball is changing quicker than ever

    ESPN "Baseball is the greatest game in the world. If you need proof, look no further than the fact that baseball, like no other sport, has an amazing capacity to spark genuine and even heated debate. Baseball fans and media like nothing more than to talk about what is good and bad about the game. The..." August 17

  • Yasiel Puig thrives in minor leagues as Dodgers move into first place without him

    Los Angeles Times "If Yasiel Puig were hitting to his capabilities, the Dodgers probably never would have sent him to the minor leagues. For all the talk of his coachability and his need to be a better teammate, teams tend be far more tolerant of players whose bats strike fear in the hearts of opposing..." August 17

  • Dodgers facing renewed rotation concerns after injuries to Anderson, McCarthy

    CBS Sports "You get the sense Andrew Friedman or Dave Roberts upset a voodoo priest. Though the Dodgers have done well over the last several weeks to create separation in the NL wild-card race without Clayton Kershaw, their rotation was dealt more blows on Sunday. First, the Dodgers placed Brandon McCarthy..." August 15

  • Brandon McCarthy exits early with right hip stiffness

    True Blue L.A. "The story of the 2016 season for Brandon McCarthy took another sharp angle in the wrong direction Saturday afternoon. Dodgers' manager Dave Roberts came to the mound with a trainer by his side with two outs in the second inning and left with McCarthy coming back to the dugout. A trip to the..." August 14

  • Dodgers rotation takes another blow as McCarthy lands on DL

    The Score "The Los Angeles Dodgers will have to patch together their already-depleted rotation once again, as the club placed starter Brandon McCarthy on the 15-day disabled list Sunday with right hip stiffness. The team also placed reliever Josh Ravin on the 15-day disabled list with right triceps..." August 14

  • Dodgers' Anderson injures wrist in season debut

    The Score "Los Angeles Dodgers starter Brett Anderson did not fare too well in his first start this season after undergoing back surgery in March, as the southpaw injured his left wrist in the first inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates and was pulled to begin the second frame." August 14

  • Kuhl and gang help Pirates handle Dodgers

    The Sports Xchange "LOS ANGELES -- The Pittsburgh Pirates scored early and often against the Los Angeles Dodgers to extend their mastery over a potential post-season opponent. Jody Mercer and Sean Rodriguez hit decisive first-inning home runs and Chad Kuhl surrendered just six hits in six innings as the Pirates..." August 14

  • Dodgers' Roberts: 'We did the best we could' with Puig

    Los Angeles Times "The clock usually strikes midnight before Dave Roberts wraps up his meetings, grabs a bite to eat, changes into civilian clothes and heads home from Dodger Stadium. He replays the game in his mind for another couple hours, challenging himself on his decisions. He might get six or seven hours of..." August 14

  • McCutchen's HR, 2 RBI power Pirates past Dodgers

    The Sports Xchange "LOS ANGELES -- Andrew McCutchen loves hitting in Dodger Stadium. "It's very nice. I like playing here," McCutchen said. McCutchen and Jordy Mercer homered and the Pittsburgh Pirates continued their dominance of the Los Angeles Dodgers in a 5-1 victory on Friday night before 47,438 at..." August 13

  • Dodgers' Julio Urias: Slated for long-relief role

    CBS Sports "Urias will serve as the long man out of the Dodgers' bullpen for the time being, Bill Plunkett of the Orange County Register reports." August 13

  • Pederson leads Dodgers' hit parade in 8-4 win

    The Sports Xchange "LOS ANGELES -- Despite another erratic start by Brandon McCarthy, the Los Angeles Dodgers used their offense to recover in a win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday. Joc Pederson homered and helped key a 17-hit attack as the Dodgers rallied past the Pirates 8-4 before an announced crowd..." August 13

  • Kershaw increases intensity of rehab program

    The Score "Slowly but surely, Clayton Kershaw is on his way back to the mound. The Los Angeles Dodgers ace hasn't pitched since June 26, when he suffered a nagging lower back injury, but he's upping the ante on his workouts. For the second time in a week, he completed a flat-ground throwing session,..." August 13

  • Puig apologizes for Snapchat party video

    ESPN "On Thursday night, it was Pokemon hunting with his new teammates. On Friday night, Yasiel Puig delivered three hits, including a home run and four RBIs, for Triple-A Oklahoma City. Stressing that he needs to be a better teammate, Puig is doing what he can in that department. The..." August 13

  • As Julio Urias turns 20, Dodgers strive for both development and big-league production

    Los Angeles Times "Julio Urias turns 20 on Friday. The birthday ends his reign as the lone teenager in Major League Baseball. What will not end, what will continue into 2017 and beyond, is the Dodgers’ ongoing effort to develop Urias into a front-line starter while still extracting value from him at the big-league..." August 13

  • Dodgers pound Phils, grab share of NL West lead

    The Sports Xchange "LOS ANGELES -- The two-run homer was en vogue Tuesday night for the Los Angeles Dodgers. Three of them keyed another romp over the Philadelphia Phillies. Howie Kendrick, Yasmani Grandal and Justin Turner delivered the long balls, and the Dodgers pulled into a first-place tie atop the..." August 10

  • Roberts: No date set for Hill's debut

    The Score "Still hampered by a blister on his middle finger, Rich Hill has been scratched from Friday's tentatively scheduled start against the Pittsburgh Pirates, and manager Dave Roberts says the club doesn't know when the newly acquired left-hander will make his debut. "We don't have a date for when..." August 10

  • Bud Norris hurt his back making a pickoff throw to first base.

    Inside Socal "Put this one in the bizarre baseball injuries file: Dodgers pitcher Bud Norris believes he hurt his back making a pickoff throw to first base. Norris exited his last start July 31 against the Arizona Diamondbacks when he a strained lat muscle in the first inning. Norris walked the first batter..." August 10

  • Galvis, Howard fuel Phillies past Dodgers

    The Sports Xchange "LOS ANGELES -- Even while enjoying his best season as a power hitter, Freddy Galvis managed to astonish himself with his latest blast. Galvis hit a three-run home run and Ryan Howard added a three-run double to give the Philadelphia Phillies a 6-2 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on..." August 10

  • Seager's two homers power Dodgers past Phils

    The Sports Xchange "LOS ANGELES -- Putting your name in the record book is great, but winning is the standard by which all clubs are measured, Corey Seager believes. Seager homered twice and set a club record for homers in a season by a Los Angeles shortstop, leading the Dodgers to a 9-4 victory over the..." August 09

  • Yasiel Puig posts videos partying with Triple-A teammates after loss

    ESPN "Yasiel Puig has found the party in the Pacific Coast League. Days after a demotion to the minors, the unpredictable Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder posted videos to his Snapchat account Monday night of him partying with his new Triple-A teammates. The series of videos followed Oklahoma City's..." August 09

  • Clayton Kershaw gifts Rams 200 bottles of Johnnie Walker Blue

    Sportsnaut "There’s no other way to put it. Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw is the man. The three-time Cy Young winner is also a very kind man. In celebration of the Rams first season back in Los Angeles, the veteran pitcher gifted the organization 200 custom-made bottles of Johnnie..." August 09

  • Even without Clayton Kershaw, contending Dodgers proving 'pen is mightier

    SI "The Dodgers have the highest payroll in baseball, the best pitcher in baseball (Clayton Kershaw, who remains on the DL since July 1), the National League Rookie of the Year who might also be the MVP (Corey Seager) and so much money that they are paying players $73 million not to play for them..." August 09

  • Segedin gets 4 RBIs in debut as Dodgers top Red Sox

    The Sports Xchange "LOS ANGELES -- Rob Segedin left the heat and humidity of Oklahoma City and immediately jumped into the fire of the major leagues, delivering a sizzling debut in the process. The left fielder had four RBIs, sparking the Los Angeles Dodgers to an 8-5 victory over the Boston Red Sox before..." August 07

  • Wright stuff: Sox roll over Dodgers

    The Sports Xchange "LOS ANGELES -- Knuckleballer Steven Wright couldn't have scripted a better homecoming. Wright, a Southern California native, threw a complete-game shutout, and the Boston Red Sox rolled to a 9-0 rout of the Los Angeles Dodgers before an announced sellout crowd of 52,728 at Dodger Stadium on..." August 06

  • Dodgers to place Norris on DL with back strain

    The Score "Another day, another starting pitcher heading to the disabled list for the Los Angeles Dodgers. Right-hander Bud Norris, who was acquired from the Atlanta Braves in a late-June trade to help supplement their already injured rotation, is expected to be placed on the DL Saturday, according to..." August 06

  • Dodgers' Rich Hill: Will not start Sunday

    CBS Sports "Hill (hand) will not start Sunday, Mike DiGiovanna of the LA Times reports." August 06

  • Dodgers bounce back to blank Red Sox

    The Sports Xchange "LOS ANGELES -- Rookie Ross Stripling set the tone and the Los Angeles Dodgers followed in concert by muting the Boston Red Sox. Stripling worked five shutout innings and the Dodgers' bullpen did the rest in a 3-0 victory over the Red Sox on Saturday before 47,696 at Dodger Stadium...." August 06

  • Newest Dodger Josh Reddick struggling with LA traffic

    Larry Brown Sports "Josh Reddick was acquired by the Los Angeles Dodgers from the Oakland A’s earlier this week ahead of the MLB trade deadline, and he’s having some trouble with his new team so far. The outfielder has struggled at the plate as he was hitless over his first two games with the team. He’s also..." August 06

  • Dodgers top Rockies to avoid sweep

    The Sports Xchange "DENVER -- After getting seven combined innings from their starters while losing the first two games of this series, the Los Angeles Dodgers badly needed a strong outing Thursday night from Kenta Maeda. He wasn't as masterful as he was in his Coors Field debut in April, but Maeda pitched into..." August 05

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