Dodgers Rumors & News

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    Bill Plunkett @billplunkettocr

    Yasiel Puig bats 6th in #Dodgers lineup tonight v #Nationals Lowest he's ever been in starting lineup.

  • Healthy Dodgers avoid being swept in San Diego with 7-1 win

    L.A. Daily News "Juan Uribe and Hyun-Jin Ryu returned from the disabled list to join the Dodgers’ starting lineup Sunday. That put the Dodgers in an unusual, coveted position. The regular season is five months old, a time when injuries have forced some major-league clubs to reach for Plans B and C. The..." September 01

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    Los Angeles Dodgers @Dodgers

    Dodgers activate Hyun-Jin Ryu and Juan Uribe from DL, option Carlos Frias and Miguel Rojas (eligible to return once ALB season ends Monday).

  • Kennedy rolls, Padres walk off again against Dodgers

    San Diego Union-Tribune "As the Padres stockpiled towering, power arms for the start of this campaign, the elder statesman on the Padres coaching staff warned onlookers this spring not to dismiss the 6-foot flat right-hander deemed a something of a reclamation project some six months earlier. Never doubt pitching coach..." August 31

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    Bill Plunkett @billplunkettocr

    Hanley Ramirez not in #Dodgers lineup today after injuring left leg last night Miguel Rojas at shortstop.

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    Dylan Hernandez @dylanohernandez

    Dodgers plan for Ryu to pitch Sunday.

  • San Diego Padres overcome Hanley Ramirez’s heroics, beat Los Angeles Dodgers in 12 innings

    L.A. Daily News "Hanley Ramirez was in a familiar position in the sixth inning Friday. The look on his face said he was hurt, but none of the 30,818 spectators at Petco Park could be sure what happened, or how. It seemed Ramirez was not quite healthy enough to play and not quite hurt enough to come out of the..." August 30

  • Yasiel Puig slump sparks concern "The Los Angeles Dodgers have become concerned enough about Yasiel Puig's nearly monthlong batting slump that manager Don Mattingly held him out of the starting lineup for Friday night's game in San Diego, the second time the outfielder has been out of the starting lineup in the past..." August 30

  • Scott Van Slyke blames 'bad grass' "Los Angeles Dodgers left fielder Scott Van Slyke left Wednesday night's 3-1 win over Arizona with what the team called a mild right ankle sprain, and he later blamed the Diamondbacks' grass for the injury. "They've got bad grass here," he said. Van Slyke said the ground gave way beneath his..." August 28

  • Clayton Kershaw dominates Diamondbacks to complete sweep

    True Blue L.A. "three-run rally in the third inning was enough for the Dodgers, and Clayton Kershaw made it hold up in a 3-1 victory over the Diamondbacks on Wednesday night at Chase Field in Phoenix. Kershaw had his bumps in the road - the Diamondbacks had 11 at-bats with runners in scoring position on..." August 28

  • Video replays help Dodgers to big inning in 9-5 victory at Arizona

    Los Angeles Times "Donnie Baseball? More like Donnie Replay. Utilizing baseball's expanded replay system, Manager Don Mattingly successfully overturned unfavorable calls on consecutive plays Tuesday night, playing a significant role in a six-run fourth-inning that vaulted the Dodgers to a 9-5 victory over the..." August 27

  • Dodgers, Angels among teams courting Colon

    CSN Bay Area "After clearing waivers Monday, Bartolo Colon is reportedly drawing interest from playoff-hopeful teams, according to Andy Martino of the New York Daily News. Both the Los Angeles Angels and Los Angeles Dodgers are two of the teams identified by Martino as teams to be most engaged with interest..." August 27

  • How Clayton Kershaw compares to the greatest pitchers in history

    SB Nation "Unless you don't know what baseball is or what its stats mean, you're aware that Clayton Kershaw is having an incredible season. That shouldn't be news to baseball fans, either; should Kershaw maintain his league-leading ERA, it would be the fourth year in a row he's claimed that title, and unless..." August 27

  • The Dodgers/Red Sox trade, 2 years later

    SB Nation "Two years ago today, the Los Angeles Dodgers acquired Nick Punto and other assorted parts for James Loney, and the baseball world was never the same. Also included in that deal: Adrian Gonzalez, Josh Beckett, Carl Crawford, and four younger players who went to Boston. It was a mess of a..." August 25

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    Los Angeles Dodgers @Dodgers

    The Dodgers have reinstated Hanley Ramirez from the disabled list and optioned Erisbel Arruebarrena to Albuquerque.

  • Mattingly says September call-up will be 'good experience' for Pederson

    Orange County Register "Dodgers manager Don Mattingly knows the valuable information you can glean as a September call-up. “It lets you know where to take your luggage,” Mattingly said. “Seriously – it gets a lot of little stuff out of the way.” The expanded rosters of baseball’s final month allowed Mattingly to..." August 24

  • Dodgers' Joc Pederson joins 30-30 club in AAA, first in PCL in 80 years "With his sixth inning steal of second base on Saturday night, Dodgers outfield prospect Joc Pederson became the first player in 80 years to join the 30-30 club in the Triple-A Pacific Coast League. He has 30 steals to go along with 32 home runs. Before Pederson, the last PCL player to go 30-30..." August 24

  • Adrian Gonzalez’s five RBIs help Zack Greinke, Los Angeles Dodgers defeat New York Mets

    L.A. Daily News "Saturday was an important night for Zack Greinke. The Dodgers’ all-star right-hander had not been pitching as such his past three starts. Not that he’s been horrible, just not real good in losing two and getting a no-decision. Knowing that he has had a bit of a sore pitching elbow, and that he..." August 24

  • New York Mets get the home run, but Los Angeles Dodgers get the win

    L.A. Daily News "The Dodgers and New York Mets began their weekend series near the bottom of the major leagues in a conspicuous category. Collectively, each team had hit 94 home runs this season. Only four clubs had fewer. Dodgers manager Don Mattingly insists this isn’t an issue. He’s aware that only one..." August 23

  • Dodgers' Gordon gives batting stance a quick fix

    Orange County Register "Before this season began, as he took at-bats on the back fields at Camelback Ranch during spring training, Dodgers second baseman Dee Gordon worked tirelessly with minor league coach Franklin Stubbs to alter his batting stance. Dodgers coaches had proved to him his previous stance was not..." August 22

  • Clayton Kershaw’s gem, Justin Turner’s home run lift Los Angeles Dodgers over San Diego Padres

    L.A. Daily News "Vin Scully and Dick Enberg were in opposite broadcast booths Thursday, so the Dodgers and San Diego Padres could have ended their game any way they chose and two men with 165 years of combined life experience had probably seen it before. Over the decades, the near no-hitters tend to fade to..." August 22

  • Padres seize opportunities to top Dodgers

    San Diego Union-Tribune "The Padres stumbled into their own undoing in the series opener at Dodger Stadium, wasting 14 hits on their way to defeat. In the field and on the basepaths, they played less than crisply, a bad combination on a night their pitching also faltered. Wednesday was different. Again, the Padres took..." August 21

  • Greinke (elbow) skips latest bullpen session

    ESPN Los Angeles "The Los Angeles Dodgers are concerned enough about some discomfort in Zack Greinke's elbow that they scratched his between-starts bullpen session heading into Thursday's outing. They are still hopeful Greinke will start Thursday, but it's a situation they're monitoring closely, particularly..." August 20

  • 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

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    Los Angeles Dodgers @Dodgers

    Clayton Kershaw will start Thursday on regular rest, Zack Greinke pushed to Saturday, Mattingly says.

  • 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

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    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.

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    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.

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    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