Dodgers Rumors & News

  • 3h
    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    Hanley Ramirez terms with #RedSox, per source: Four years, $88M with fifth-year vesting option valued at $22M.

  • Report: Boston, Hanley Ramirez finalizing $90M deal

    ESPN Boston "The Boston Red Sox, not content to wait for third baseman Pablo Sandoval's decision as to whether he will sign with the club, reportedly have come to terms with Hanley Ramirez on what is expected to be in the range of a five-year, $90 million agreement, reported Sunday. Ramirez..." November 24

  • 1d
    Nick Piecoro @nickpiecoro

    Dbacks have traded RHP Mike Bolsinger to the Dodgers for cash considerations. He was designated for assignment on Thursday.

  • Kemp drawing interest "While Andre Ethier and Carl Crawford were originally seen as the most likely high-profile, high-salaried Dodgers outfielders to be traded, that may not necessarily be the case at this point. Word is there is serious interest in Matt Kemp, which will weigh heavily into the equation. There was..." November 22

  • Dodgers go to familiar well, get Rays' Peralta

    ESPN Los Angeles "The Dodgers acquired veteran reliever Joel Peralta and minor league left-hander Adam Liberatore from the Tampa Bay Rays on Thursday night in exchange for young right-handers Jose Dominguez and Greg Harris. The move was the first major league trade under new Dodgers president of baseball..." November 22

  • Cubs, Dodgers, White Sox in on Miguel Montero

    Hardball Talk "If you can catch, you’re valuable. Miguel Montero can catch, ergo: The Diamondbacks continue to have dialogue with other clubs on a variety of players, including catcher Miguel Montero . . . Among the teams the Diamondbacks have spoken to about Montero are the Chicago Cubs, the Los Angeles..." November 21

  • Haren would rather retire than pitch outside LA

    ESPN Los Angeles "Pitcher Dan Haren said Wednesday that he likely would walk away from baseball -- and leave $10 million in pretax income on the table -- if the Los Angeles Dodgers trade him to a team other than one of his former clubs, the Angels. Haren's 2015 option with the Dodgers kicked in when he reached..." November 20

  • Report: Dodgers haven't shut door on re-signing Hanley Ramirez

    The Score "Though the Los Angeles Dodgers are exploring several options to address their hole at shortstop, the club hasn't completely rejected the possibility of re-signing Hanley Ramirez, one source told Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish. Ramirez rejected a $15.3 million qualifying offer from the Dodgers..." November 19

  • 6d
    Bob Nightengale @BNightengale

    The #Dodgers are aggressively pursuing #Whitesox shortstop Alexei Ramirez in trade talks.

  • 7d
    Buster Olney @Buster_ESPN

    Some rival evaluators believe that the most likely LAD outfielder to be traded, by far, is Andre Ethier--but LAD will weigh their options.

  • Big-monied Dodgers eye Martin, loom as threat to Cubs, Pirates, Jays "The Dodgers are looking into bringing back top free agent catcher Russell Martin, league sources said, and they certainly have the spending power to become a formidable obstacle to the Cubs or incumbent Pirates. The Jays are a fourth team reportedly in the mix for Martin. Martin is in an..." November 14

  • Haren has come up in trade talks, but some think he may retire if dealt "Dodgers veteran starter Dan Haren's name has surfaced in trade talks, but it might be interesting to see if he accepts a trade. While Haren, a Los Angeles area native, doesn't have a no-trade clause, league sources suggest they've heard Haren might be inclined to walk away from baseball if he's..." November 14

  • Clayton Kershaw named 2014 NL MVP "One day after winning the NL Cy Young Award, Dodgers left-hander Clayton Kershaw has been named the 2014 NL Most Valuable Player, the BBWAA announced. He received 18 of 30 first place votes. Kershaw is the first pitcher to be named MVP since Justin Verlander (2011) and the first NL pitcher to..." November 14

  • Joe Torre: Skippers no longer can use stall tactics for MLB replays

    New York Post "Rest in peace, Awkward Manager Ambling From The Dugout to the Field So a Team Can Decide Whether To Challenge a Call. You won’t be missed. Phase Two of Major League Baseball’s extended instant-replay rollout hasn’t yet been finalized, MLB executive vice president of baseball operations Joe..." November 13

  • 11d
    Big League Stew @bigleaguestew

    #Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw is the unanimous choice for the NL Cy Young award. Johnny Cueto second. Adam Wainwright third.

  • Clayton Kershaw wins third NL Cy Young Award in last four years "As expected, Dodgers left-hander Clayton Kershaw was named the 2014 NL Cy Young Award winner, the BBWAA announced. He received all 30 first place votes. This is Kershaw's second straight Cy Young and third in the last four years. He won the award in 2011 and 2013 but finished second in the..." November 12

  • Matt Kemp's name heard on trade market, and there's interest "The Dodgers are looking to deal an outfielder, or possibly two, and the assumption had been that Carl Crawford and/or Andre Ethier were most likely to be dealt, but Matt Kemp's name is out on the trade market, too. Word is, there is some interest in Kemp after his nice second half in LA last..." November 12

  • Phillies, Giants and Padres among teams keeping eye on Tomas "Yasmany Tomas, the Cuban slugger and one of the few power hitters on the market, keeps drawing crowds for workouts in the Dominican, and word is the Phillies, Giants and Padres have come to view his exploits most often. All three of those teams have seen Tomas at least three times -- though..." November 11

  • Russell Martin, eyed by Cubs, Dodgers, Bucs and others, to decline one-year bid "Russell Martin, extremely popular on the free-agent market after his big year, will officially reject the Pirates qualifying offer for 2015 by Monday's deadline -- no surprise considering word is, he has already got four-year possibilities and might even get five. The one-year qualifying offer,..." November 10

  • 14d
    Dylan Hernandez @dylanohernandez

    Source: Hanley Ramirez has rejected the #Dodgers' qualifying offer.

  • 14d
    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    Sources: #Mariners interested in Hanley. Some, however, doubt team will make another $100M+ signing. One source says VMart is M's priority.

  • New Dodgers GM plans to study rival Giants "The Dodgers won the past two division titles, finished six games ahead of the San Francisco Giants and still ended up watching their rivals celebrate their third World Series title in five seasons. Dodgers general manager Farhan Zaidi, who has a reputation for being one of the shrewdest..." November 09

  • Tulo a tough trade; preferred Yanks and Dodgers not easy partners "A trade of Rockies superstar shortstop Troy Tulowitzki won't be easy to pull off for the most obvious of reasons. The timing isn't good, with Tulowitzki, one of the best players in baseball, coming off season-ending hip surgery. It may be hard to come to an agreement on player compensation..." November 09

  • Hanley Ramirez willing to switch positions to add free-agent options "Free agent star Hanley Ramirez, one of the best offensive shortstops in baseball over the last nine seasons, is telling interested teams he is willing to play "wherever there's a need," a clear signal he would switch to third base and perhaps even elsewhere on the diamond, which could potentially..." November 08

  • Report: Dodgers to hire Gabe Kapler as farm director

    Hardball Talk "The Dodgers officially named Farhan Zaidi as general manager and Josh Byrnes as senior vice president of baseball operations on Thursday, but the team’s front office overhaul won’t stop there. According to Mark Saxon of ESPN Los Angeles, the Dodgers will hire former major league outfielder Gabe..." November 07

  • Farhan Zaidi named Dodgers' GM "The Dodgers hired Farhan Zaidi as general manager and Josh Byrnes as senior vice president of baseball operations Thursday. The moves are the first major ones under Andrew Friedman, who arrived in Los Angeles from Tampa Bay last month as the new president of baseball operations. Zaidi joins..." November 07

  • Alexei Ramirez In High Demand "The White Sox have heard from numerous major league clubs about the availability of shortstop Alexei Ramirez, the 33-year-old All-Star who has been high on the list of several big-market teams. The interested teams include the Mets, Yankees and Dodgers. All of these franchises are looking for a..." November 07

  • 19d
    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    Free-agent RHP Chad Billingsley has changed agents, joining Steve Hilliard of Octagon. Billingsley previously was repped by Dave Stewart.

  • MLB Gold Glove awards 2014

    Sporting News "Major League Baseball's Rawlings Gold Glove Award winners for 2014 were announced Tuesday night. Voting was done by MLB managers and coaches before the end of the regular season. Three American League squad was dominated by the Royals and Orioles, who met in the ALCS. Kansas City placed Alex..." November 05

  • 19d
    Ken Gurnick @kengurnick

    Dodgers will name Oakland's Farhan Zaidi the new general manager later this week, according to baseball source.

  • Dodgers claim Padres infielder Ryan Jackson

    ESPN Los Angeles "The Los Angeles Dodgers claimed infielder Ryan Jackson from the San Diego Padres on Monday. Jackson, 26, got a bit of playing time for the St. Louis Cardinals in 2012 and 2013 and hit .083 in 24 at-bats. Over six minor league seasons, Jackson, primarily a shortstop, has hit .268 with 27 home..." November 04

  • Clayton Kershaw first to win three MLB Players Choice Awards in single year "Citizen Kershaw has been honored thrice over by the Major League Baseball Players Association. Here’s how the press release sums it up … Clayton Kershaw on Monday became the first player to ever win three Players Choice Awards in a single year as he was recognized by his fellow players as..." November 04

  • Dodgers extend qualifying offer to Hanley Ramirez

    The Score "The Los Angeles Dodgers extended a qualifying offer to Hanley Ramirez, according to a team announcement prior to Monday's deadline. Ramirez is unlikely to accept the one-year, $15.3-million deal, but the move ensures the Dodgers will get draft pick compensation if he signs elsewhere." November 04

  • 22d
    Jon Heyman @JonHeymanCBS

    dodgers expected to extend qualifying offer to hanley. yanks likely on d-rob (but kuroda is an iffy call) stories on @CBSSports

  • 23d
    Dylan Hernandez @dylanohernandez

    Billingsley a free agent. Dodgers declined his option.

  • 23d
    Dylan Hernandez @dylanohernandez

    Billingsley a free agent. Dodgers declined his option.

  • Dodgers, Nationals early favorites to win 2015 World Series "The dust has not yet settled following the Giants' Game 7 win over the Royals on Wednesday night, giving San Francisco its third title in the last five years, but the oddsmakers in Las Vegas are already hard at work looking ahead to next season. Courtesy of Bovada, here are the super early..." October 31

  • Logan White, longtime Dodgers scouting director, hired by Padres "Logan White, the longtime Dodgers scouting director who picked Clayton Kershaw, Matt Kemp and several more big stars in the amateur draft, is leaving Los Angeles for a job with the Padres. The well-respected White's new job title is unknown but he is expected to be high in new GM A.J. PReller's..." October 27

  • Friedman reiterates Don Mattingly 'will be our manager next season' "Earlier on Friday, the Rays announced manager Joe Maddon had opted out of his contract and is leaving the organization, effective immediately. As soon as that happened, there was speculation he would follow ex-Rays GM Andrew Friedman to the Dodgers. Friedman, now the president of baseball..." October 25

  • Andrew Friedman got $35 million to leave the Rays for the Dodgers … and he might be underpaid

    Hardball Talk "Everyone figured the Dodgers must have shelled out a ton of money to lure Andrew Friedman away from the Rays and now Buster Olney has the details: $35 million over five years. That’s obviously a ton of money, but $7 million per season means almost nothing to a Dodgers team with a $240 million..." October 25

  • 31d
    Dylan Hernandez @dylanohernandez

    Andrew Friedman: Don Mattingly will manage the #Dodgers next season. Joe Maddon's availability won't change that.

  • Clayton Kershaw edges Mike Trout for Sporting News Player of the Year

    Sporting News "Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw is the Sporting News MLB Player of the Year for 2014, as selected by a panel of 244 major league players. Kershaw beat Angels superstar Mike Trout by just three votes. Kershaw follows a rich tradition of Dodgers to win the award since its inception in 1936, with..." October 24

  • MLB will try to implement a policy on domestic violence

    Los Angeles Times "On the day after the NHL suspended Kings defenseman Slaya Voynov after his arrest for alleged domestic violence, the incoming commissioner of Major League Baseball said his league hopes to have a policy in place to cover such incidents next year. Rob Manfred, who replaces the retiring Bud Selig..." October 23

  • Who is Yasmany Tomas, and who will sign him?

    New York Daily News "Spending on Cuban talent has become the trendy way for a baseball team to try to improve quickly. We all know about Yasiel Puig, the most interesting man in baseball, and Jose Abreu is about to win a rookie of the year award for the White Sox. Boston’s effort to engineer another fast turnaround..." October 22

  • 33d
    Los Angeles Dodgers @Dodgers

    RHP Dan Haren underwent arthroscopic surgery on his left non-throwing shoulder this morning. Expected to be back to start Spring Training.

  • Josh Byrnes seen as a leader for job under Dodgers president Friedman "Josh Byrnes, the former general manager of the Diamondbacks and Padres, is seen as a leading candidate for the top executive job under new club president Andrew Friedman with the Dodgers, league sources said. Byrnes is viewed as a strong possibility to get the coveted job, as sources familiar..." October 18

  • Joe Maddon: 'I'm a Ray,' shoots down speculation about joining Dodgers "On Tuesday, the Dodgers changed the baseball landscape by announcing they have hired GM Andrew Friedman away from the Rays. He'll take over as their president of baseball operations. Friedman built contenders on a shoestring budget in Tampa, and now he'll have the game's largest payroll at his..." October 15

  • Kemp will receive a fine after lambasting Dale Scott's iffy strike zone "Dodgers star Matt Kemp will be fined for his harsh remarks about Dale Scott's strike zone in Game 3 of the NLDS game with the Cardinals, sources say. There was a lot of complaining in that game, and some who have viewed the tape agree it wasn't Scott's best night (in other words, he wasn't very..." October 15

  • Dodgers land Andrew Friedman — and it puts Don Mattingly on the hot seat

    L.A. Daily News "One down, one more to go? One in, another one on the way? And if connecting the dots is your thing, how can you not pull out a black marker and draw a direct line from Andrew Friedman to Joe Maddon right about now? In other words, if you’re Dodgers manager Don Mattingly, that seat you sit..." October 15

  • 40d
    J.P. Hoornstra @jphoornstra

    #Dodgers announce that outfielder Roger Bernadina has elected free agency and been removed from the 40-man roster.

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