Dodgers Rumors & News

  • Dodgers rally past Padres, 8-6

    Los Angeles Times "KEY MOMENT: The Dodgers were trailing, 3-2, until they scored three runs in the fourth inning to move in front, 5-3. Matt Kemp, who led off the inning with a double, scored on a double by Justin Turner. Carl Crawford, who reached base on a walk, scored on a sacrifice fly by A.J. Ellis. Turner..." August 20

  • Dodgers, Beckett won't rule out return to mound

    ESPN Los Angeles "The Los Angeles Dodgers aren’t the healthiest group at the moment with key contributors Juan Uribe, Hanley Ramirez and Hyun-Jin Ryu all landing on the disabled list over the last ten days. No one in that trio, though, is expected to miss significant time. Good depth on the roster and a 4.5 game..." August 19

  • Hanley Ramirez returning to Dodgers next season is no sure thing

    Los Angeles Times "On this date a year ago, Hanley Ramirez was batting .363. The Dodgers loved him, and vice versa. The playoffs would happen, and then the contract extension. The playoffs happened. The new contract never did. That sets up what could be the most intriguing free-agent drama this off-season...." August 18

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    Bill Plunkett @billplunkettocr

    But Hanley Ramirez is making progress in recovery from oblique injury. Swinging at 90 pct, acc to Mattingly. Should be ready when eligible

  • 2d
    Jim Bowden @JimBowden_ESPN

    Ned Colletti just told us that we’ll see Joc Pederson and Alex Guerrero on Sept 1st #Dodgers @Dodgers Sirius 209 XM 89

  • Yovani Gallardo, two home runs help Brewers beat Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw "Milwaukee manager Ron Roenicke said Clayton Kershaw pitched better Saturday night than he had six days earlier in beating the Brewers for his 11th consecutive victory. But eight strong innings from Yovani Gallardo and a two-run home run by Ryan Braun ended the streak Saturday night as the..." August 17

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    Ken Gurnick @kengurnick

    Uribe said he expects to go om D L with hamstring.

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    Eric Stephen @truebluela

    Hyun-jin Ryu to DL with Grade 1-2 strain of glute.

  • Lyle Overbay's pinch-hit double caps Milwaukee rally in 6-3 win over Dodgers "Lyle Overbay has found his niche with the Milwaukee Brewers, batting .444 as a pinch hitter. He drove in three runs with a two-out double in the eighth inning for a 6-3 comeback victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night in a game between division leaders. Overbay is now 8 for 18..." August 16

  • Dodgers acquire Justin Germano from the Rangers

    Hardball Talk "Rangers executive vice president of communications John Blake tweets that the club has traded pitcher Justin Germano to the Dodgers for “future considerations”. Germano will report to Triple-A Albuquerque. Germano, 32, made two relief appearances in the majors for the Rangers this season,..." August 16

  • Dee Gordon helps get Dodgers going in 6-4 win over Atlanta Braves

    Los Angeles Times "These days, when Dee Gordon doesn't hit, he doesn't panic as he once did. He knows he's bound to play the kind of game he played Thursday, when he scored four runs in the Dodgers' 6-4 victory over the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field. "I think I'm doing a better job of not going outside of my..." August 15

  • Braves beat Dodgers, apocalypse imminent

    Talking Chop "The Braves made it as painful as possible, allowing the Dodgers to load the bases in the ninth but Craig Kimbrel induced a timely double play to nail down the Braves first win over the Dodgers in 8 games. Ervin Santana was very strong, the bullpen solid, and the offense did just enough to give the..." August 14

  • An early look at the top MLB free agents

    MLB Daily Dish "While not as strong as year's past, this winter's free agent class is shaking up to be particularly deep. With the July 31st non-waiver trade deadline now past us, barring an unlikely late-August blockbuster, it seems that all the major in-season transactions are now passed us. With less than..." August 14

  • Haren, Crawford continue turnaround in Dodgers' 4-2 win over Braves

    Los Angeles Times "Silence the alarm bells. Dan Haren is fine. So is Carl Crawford. Haren won his second consecutive start Tuesday night, as Crawford reached base four times and scored a run in the Dodgers' 4-2 victory over the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field. For the Dodgers, it was their sixth win in eight..." August 13

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    Bill Shaikin @BillShaikin

    #BlueJays claim LHP Colt Hynes on waivers from #Dodgers.

  • Bud Selig expects MLB regular season games in Europe soon

    SB Nation "Some MLB teams will likely be headed to Amsterdam for meaningful games as early as 2015. Outgoing Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig hopes to announce plans for regular season games in Europe before he leaves office, according to multiple reports. The league has its eye on London..." August 13

  • Dodgers acquire righty Correia from Twins "The Dodgers acquired former All-Star right-hander Kevin Correia from the Minnesota Twins on Saturday night for a player to be named or cash. Correia, 33, is 5-13 with a 4.94 ERA in 23 starts this season. He has spent parts of 12 years in the Major Leagues, the last seven almost exclusively as a..." August 11

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    Dylan Hernandez @dylanohernandez

    Mattingly: #Dodger being cautious with Hanley, thinks he could play in 10 days.

  • 10d
    Ken Gurnick @kengurnick

    Kevin Correia joins club Monday, when he might start against Atlanta. Dodgers might use a sixth starter to give others extra day of rest.

  • 10d
    Ken Gurnick @kengurnick

    No Puig today, Ethier starts in CF, Rojas at SS.

  • Brewers: Mike Fiers goes eight solid innings to beat the Dodgers "Mike Fiers finished eight brilliant innings with a strikeout, pumping his arms as he walked off the mound to a standing ovation. The right-hander’s first major league start in more than a year for the Milwaukee Brewers couldn’t have gone any better than the gem he threw in a 4-1 victory over..." August 10

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    Bill Plunkett @billplunkettocr

    Hanley Ramirez out of #Dodgers lineup tonight: 2B Gordon CF Puig 1B Gonzalez RF Kemp LF Crawford 3B Uribe C Ellis SS Rojas RHP Greinke

  • Hanley Ramirez to undergo MRI on side

    Hardball Talk "Dodgers shortstop Hanley Ramirez was forced to exit last night’s game against the Brewers due to tightness in his right side and Ken Gurnick of reports that he will undergo an MRI today. Ramirez felt discomfort prior to the game, but was deemed OK to start. However, he only made it..." August 09

  • Dodgers place Josh Beckett on DL with hip impingement, groin strain "The Dodgers have placed right-hander Josh Beckett on the 15-day disabled list with both a hip impingement and a groin strain, the team announced. The move cleared a roster spot for the recently acquired Roberto Hernandez. Beckett, 34, has been dealing with the hip problem for a while and has..." August 09

  • Rickie Weeks, Gerardo Parra help Milwaukee whip Dodgers in battle of division leaders "Rickie Weeks hit a three-run homer and Gerardo Parra had two hits and two RBIs to lead the Milwaukee Brewers to a 9-3 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night. The Dodgers went ahead 3-2 in the top of the seventh, then Milwaukee capitalized on two errors by reserve shortstop Justin..." August 09

  • Reminder: Carl Crawford really didn't like Boston

    WEEI Boston "Jon Lester seems to really like playing in Boston. (He's the pitcher, by the way, who lowered his ERA to 2.44 after throwing a complete game, three-hit shutout Thursday night.) Just the other day, Mike Lowell relived his decision to take a year less in free agency in order to keep calling Fenway..." August 09

  • Dodgers shut out Angels, 7-0

    Los Angeles Times "KEY MOMENT: With runners on second and third and two outs in the bottom of the sixth inning, Angels cleanup batter Josh Hamilton sent a drive to deep left-center field that appeared headed for the wall. But Dodgers center fielder Yasiel Puig, after a long sprint to the gap, made a nice leaping..." August 08

  • Dodgers Acquire Roberto Hernandez

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Phillies announce that they have traded Roberto Hernandez to the Dodgers for two players to be named later." August 08

  • Dan Haren rebounds in a big way, Matt Kemp homers as Dodgers edge Angels

    L.A. Daily News "Every game is big for the Dodgers and Angels at this time of the season because both teams are fighting to get into the postseason. For Dodgers right-hander Dan Haren, Wednesday’s start in the Freeway Series was really big because the show he’s put on the past two months has been anything but..." August 07

  • MLB asks feds for names in probe "Major League Baseball officials have contacted the DEA and U.S. Attorney's office in Southern Florida in an effort to unmask the names of any players who might have violated the league's drug policy, sources told ESPN's "Outside the Lines." Federal officials are discussing how to honor the..." August 07

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    Bill Shaikin @BillShaikin

    Josh Beckett had an MRI on hip, likely to go on DL, possible he's out for season. Roberto Hernandez takes his spot tomorrow. #Dodgers

  • MLB pops the Dodgers' bubble machine

    Los Angeles Times "Baseball games linger beyond three hours, usually for no good reason. The Dodgers have disappeared from most television screens in Southern California. As Commissioner Bud Selig approaches retirement, feuding factions of owners are fighting to decide who his replacement will be. There is no..." August 07

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    Ken Gurnick @kengurnick

    Chone Figgins DFA.

  • Andre Ethier gets job done for Dodgers in 5-4 win over Angels

    Los Angeles Times "Of Andre Ethier's nine seasons in the major leagues, this has probably been the most difficult. On most nights, Ethier watches from the bench as Carl Crawford or Scott Van Slyke starts instead of him in left field. Ethier was offered a rare moment to celebrate Tuesday night, as his weakly..." August 06

  • Chone Figgins cut by Dodgers

    Los Angeles Times "The Dodgers designated Chone Figgins for assignment Wednesday. Figgins, 36, batted .217 in 38 games with the Dodgers. He made the team as a non-roster invitee to spring training, but Miguel Rojas' ability to provide an outstanding defensive option at shortstop left no room for Figgins on the..." August 06

  • Nightengale: MLB's Biogenesis nightmare far from over

    USA Today "If I'm a former client of Tony Bosch's, I'm petrified. If I'm close friend of Alex Rodriguez, or, ahem, a business associate, I'm scared. If I'm Sam and Seth Levinson, who run the ACES agency, I'm worried. If I'm Major League Baseball, ooh, boy, I'm all ears. Biogenesis founder Tony..." August 06

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    T.J. Quinn @TJQuinnESPN

    Two law enforcement sources tell me investigation revealed previously unnamed MLB players. Names will be revealed. Expect more suspensions.

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    Jon Heyman @JonHeymanCBS

    Matt Kemp plus Ethier, Crawford and Beckett cleared waivers but Hanley Ramirez was claimed/blocked. Blog coming @CBSSports

  • Cubs beat Dodgers

    Chicago Sun-Times "As tough as the first 54 starts of his Cubs career have been, even Edwin Jackson won’t dismiss the possibility that a change of scenery could benefit him. “It could,” he said, before quickly adding, “but maybe not. “The only thing you can do is keep throwing, having confidence in yourself..." August 04

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    Dylan Hernandez @dylanohernandez

    Puig, Gonzalez back in lineup.

  • 16d
    Ken Gurnick @kengurnick

    Butera starts again at catcher but A.J Ellis said his bruised knee is "much better" and he expects to play Monday.

  • Hanley Ramirez, Matt Kemp homer as Dodgers beat Cubs, 5-2

    Los Angeles Times "KEY MOMENT: Hanley Ramirez hit the first walkoff home run of his career, a three-run shot with two out in the 12th inning. A gentle but persistent rain lasted through extra innings, with fans treated to the rare sight of a Dodger Stadium grounds crew pouring drying agents on the mound, around the..." August 03

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    Bill Shaikin @BillShaikin

    Yasiel Puig, Adrian Gonzalez both out of #Dodgers lineup because of injury. So is AJ Ellis, who has a sore knee.

  • 17d
    Bill Shaikin @BillShaikin

    Mattingly: Haren will make next scheduled start vs #Angels Wednesday. #Dodgers

  • 17d
    Bill Shaikin @BillShaikin

    Paul Maholm has torn ACL. #Dodgers

  • 18d
    Pedro Moura @pedromoura

    The Dodgers believe left-hander Paul Maholm's right knee injury, suffered tonight, is serious. MRI now.

  • Kyle Hendricks rolls on in Cubs’ 8-2 win over Dodgers

    Chicago Sun-Times "Rookie right-hander Kyle Hendricks is pitching so well that he might actually knock himself out of the rotation by the time the Cubs’ front office decides it wants to see newly acquired Felix Doubront or Dan Straily down the stretch. Seven strong innings Friday night from the kid who debuted..." August 02

  • Dodgers complete sweep of Atlanta Braves in 2-1 win

    Los Angeles Times "AT THE PLATE: Adrian Gonzalez drove in his team-leading 71st run, doubling to right-center field in the first inning to score Yasiel Puig from first base to move the Dodgers in front, 1-0. Gonzalez ranks second in the National League in runs batted in. Puig doubled the Dodgers' lead to 2-0 in the..." August 01

  • Dodgers Trying Hard For Benoit

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Dodgers are trying hard to acquire Padres reliever Joaquin Benoit, tweets Joel Sherman of the New York Post. Yesterday, Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reported the Dodgers and Yankees were in on the 37-year-old reliever. Benoit, who assumed the Padres’ closer role after Huston Street was..." July 31

  • Matt Kemp hits a pair of two-run home runs to lead Dodgers past Braves

    L.A. Daily News "Yes, the Dodgers swept three games over the weekend at San Francisco to move past the Giants into first place in the NL West. That doesn’t mean Los Angeles can rest on its laurels. “One of the things that I kind of continue to talk about is, that series is over; there’s a lot of baseball ahead..." July 30