Dodgers Rumors & News

  • 8h
    Ken Gurnick @kengurnick

    Jansen threw off mound today, first time since foot surgery.

  • Adrian Gonzalez lifts Dodgers by Rockies into sole possession of first place

    L.A. Daily News "At some point, Adrian Gonzalez will cool down from his current .523 batting clip. Until then, the Dodgers are going to enjoy the ride and relish every part of their first baseman’s historical hitting performance. Gonzalez drove in three more runs Saturday night to back another quality..." April 19

  • 23h
    Dylan Hernandez @dylanohernandez

    Puig is back in the #Dodgers lineup.

  • Red-hot Gonzalez, Dodgers scorch Rockies, 7-3, for five-game win streak

    Orange County Register "Adrian Gonzalez is hot, hotter than he’s ever been, hotter than any Dodger has ever been to start a season, hotter than anyone’s been in the major leagues for a good long while. That unrelenting heat carried the Dodgers to a 7-3 win over the Colorado Rockies at Dodger Stadium on Friday, on..." April 18

  • 1d
    Eric Stephen @truebluela

    Rollins SS Crawford LF Gonzalez 1B Kendrick 2B Grandal C Ethier RF Uribe 3B Pederson CF Kershaw P

  • Prospect Corey Seager's position switch could fast-track him to the majors "The Los Angeles Dodgers can’t match the prospect news generated by the Chicago Cubs, who promoted slugging third baseman Kris Bryant on Friday, but something quite significant happened in their system Thursday night. Top prospect Corey Seager played third base for Double-A Tulsa. It wasn’t the..." April 17

  • Dodgers sweep Seattle Mariners on Jackie Robinson Day

    L.A. Daily News "Sandy Koufax and Rachel Robinson stood on the pitcher’s mound prior to the game between the Dodgers and Mariners on Wednesday. It was the first time Dodger Stadium hosted the annual “Civil Rights Game” on the anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking baseball’s color barrier in 1947. Who knows..." April 16

  • Dodgers beat Seattle Mariners again in their final at-bat

    L.A. Daily News "One walk-off win deserves another. Howie Kendrick’s single to right field in the bottom of the ninth inning Tuesday drove in two runs, lifting the Dodgers to a 6-5 victory over the Seattle Mariners. The Dodgers have won both games to begin the series in their final at-bat. Mariners closer..." April 15

  • Say it ain't so: Yasiel Puig wants to cut back on his awesome bat flips "Don't let the curmudgeons win, Yasiel Puig. Keep on flipping your bat gloriously, if indiscriminately. Nobody flips his bat with more panache than Puig, a young Los Angeles Dodgers star who grew up in Cuba, where they have more panache than anyone could know what to do with. Sometimes in Major..." April 14

  • Alex Guerrero enjoys his first walk-off hit after Dodgers beat Mariners

    L.A. Daily News "Two blue sports-drink buckets, filled with ice and some colored liquid, awaited Alex Guerrero on the field at Dodger Stadium on Monday night. Yasiel Puig held the first bucket and Guerrero didn’t see it coming. He made a feeble attempt to duck, but in an instant his face and jersey were..." April 14

  • Baseball’s new metal detectors won’t keep you safe. They’ll just make you miss a few innings.

    Washington Post "Fans attending Major League Baseball games are being greeted in a new way this year: with metal detectors at the ballparks. Touted as a counterterrorism measure, they’re nothing of the sort. They’re pure security theater: They look good without doing anything to make us safer. We’re stuck with..." April 14

  • 5d
    Bill Shaikin @BillShaikin

    Ryu hasn't played catch at 90 feet yet. Mattingly says #Dodgers still hoping for May return.

  • The Dodges essentially paid $2.75 million for a competitive balance draft pick

    Hardball Talk "This is fun. On Thursday the Dodgers acquired reliever Ryan Webb from the Orioles along with a minor league catcher and competitive balance draft pick. In exchange the Dodgers sent righty Ben Rowen and minor league catcher Chris O’Brien to Baltimore and agreed to pick up Webb’s entire $2.75..." April 13

  • Joc Pederson, Cuban connection lead Los Angeles Dodgers hit parade in win over Diamondbacks

    L.A. Daily News "Not that the Dodgers were too worried about Joc Pederson one week into his rookie season, but a young kid with big expectations getting off to a dreadful start is always a dicey situation. So just in case, a couple of observant eyes have been focused on the young center fielder this weekend..." April 13

  • 7d
    Ken Gurnick @kengurnick

    After workout Uribe said his hamstring is fine and he could play if needed.

  • 7d
    Dylan Hernandez @dylanohernandez

    Turner has a left index finger stiffness. X-rays negative. Uribe has left hamstring tightness. Both day to day.

  • Archie Bradley's gem powers Diamondbacks past Dodgers

    Arizona Republic "Diamondbacks rookie RHP Archie Bradley had a stellar debut, outpitching ace Clayton Kershaw as Arizona beat Los Angeles 6-0 in front of 37,636 at Chase Field on Saturday. The Dodgers managed just two hits, the first time the Diamondbacks have held them below three in the rivalry. Bradley..." April 12

  • Ender Inciarte hits walk-off single as Diamondbacks beat Dodgers in 10 innings

    Arizona Republic "Ender Inciarte's single past a drawn-in infield scored Cliff Pennington with the game-winning run in the bottom of the 10th inning, giving the Diamondbacks a 4-3 win over the Dodgers on Friday night at Chase Field. Pennington drew a one-out walk off Dodgers reliever J.P. Howell, moved to second..." April 11

  • Former MLB player Milton Bradley once texted his wife’s father video of the couple having sex

    Larry Brown Sports "Former MLB outfielder Milton Bradley is a twisted individual. We have seen him blow up on fans, umpires and managers and heard disturbing stories about his history of domestic abuse with the late Monique Bradley, but apparently most people don’t know the half of it. A lengthy Sports Illustrated..." April 11

  • MLB, union prohibit players from daily fantasy games "Major League Baseball and the players' association have agreed to a deal that forbids players from playing in daily fantasy baseball games that involve a prize, but still allows them to endorse these companies. Earlier this week, at the IMG World Congress in California, commissioner Rob Manfred..." April 11

  • Dodgers are targeting top young Cuban righthander Yadier Alvarez "The Dodgers are said to be very interested in hard-throwing young Cuban righthander Yadier Alvarez. Los Angeles, which seems intent on continuing to be a big international player, has extensively scouted Alvarez, with team president Andrew Friedman even traveling to see him in the Dominican,..." April 10

  • Gonzalez goes deep thrice to beat Padres

    True Blue L.A. "Adrian Gonzalez pushed his hot streak into overdrive on Wednesday night, hitting a career-high three home runs to lead the Dodgers over the Padres, 7-4 at Dodger Stadium, capturing a sixth straight home series win for the Dodgers over the Padres. Gonzalez had the 19th game by a Dodger with at..." April 09

  • MLB Has Started Issuing Warnings To Those Violating Pace-Of-Play Rules "This offseason, MLB instituted a handful of new rules aimed at speeding up games. Less than a week into the season, the league seems to be making an effort to stay on top of the enforcement of these new rules. The new rules require batters to keep at least one foot in the batter’s box..." April 09

  • 9d
    Dan Connolly @danconnollysun

    Confirming Os trade Ryan Webb, Brian Ward & comp balance pick -- around 75th -- to Dodgers for C Chris Obrien & P Ben Rowen. LAD taking on $

  • Clayton Kershaw is getting a root canal Monday

    Hardball Talk "Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw had to get some dental work done in late March after taking a soft line drive off his jaw during a Cactus League start against the Athletics. Kershaw did not have to miss a turn in the Dodgers’ spring training rotation and he won’t miss a regular-season outing either,..." April 09

  • Padres charge past Dodgers for first win

    San Diego Union-Tribune "Tuesday showed why the National League West is as intriguing as ever, two teams going back and forth, encapsulating what could be a season-long theme. The Padres prevailed, 7-3, shrugging off their opening-day loss at Dodger Stadium. After a 30-minute rain delay, after both starting pitchers..." April 08

  • Jimmy Rollins' three-run homer in eighth lifts Dodgers over Padres 6-3

    Los Angeles Times "Newcomer Jimmy Rollins broke a 3-3 stalemate by blasting an eighth-inning offering by Shawn Kelley into the seats by the right-field foul pole for a three-run home run. This marked the fourth time Rollins has homered on opening day. Rollins, who spent his previous 15 seasons with the Philadelphia..." April 07

  • Cubs lead way as MLB sets spring training attendance records

    Sporting News "More than 4 million people attended MLB spring training games this year, the league announced Tuesday. The attendance total of 4,034,708 over 481 games breaks down to an average 8,388 per game. The total and average are new records for MLB; the previous marks were an 8,078 average last year and..." April 07

  • 13d
    Eric Stephen @truebluela

    Dodgers lineup: Rollins SS Puig RF Gonzalez 1B Kendrick 2B Crawford LF Uribe 3B Pederson CF Ellis C Kershaw P

  • End of Cuban embargo may bring flood of MLB talent

    Yahoo Politics "One of the top sluggers in Cuban baseball says it is his “dream” to come to the United States and play in the major leagues for his favorite team, the New York Yankees. But Yulieski Gourriel, star third basemen for the powerhouse Havana Industriales and for years a highly regarded prospect by..." April 06

  • 14d
    Susan Slusser @susanslusser

    The Perm is gone. minor-league LH Rudy Owens has indeed been traded to #Dodgers, asst. GM David Forst says.

  • 14d
    Eric Stephen @truebluela

    Hyun-jin Ryu will begin his throwing program on Monday

  • 15d
    Darren Wolfson @DWolfsonKSTP

    Whoops, ran out characters. That would be Scott Baker to the Dodgers. #mntwins

  • Reliever Mike Adams surprises Dodgers, opts to leave team due to injuries

    Orange County Register "Mike Adams headed to Angel Stadium on Thursday scheduled to start that night’s game against the Angels, with the Dodgers planning a final bullpen audition. He didn’t start it. Upon arrival, the injury-plagued reliever informed pitching coach Rick Honeycutt he was “shutting it down.” He promptly..." April 04

  • 16d
    Alanna Rizzo @alannarizzo

    Puig hit in throat/neck area and taken out as a precaution. He's fine.

  • Dodgers' Hector Olivera hasn't made it to U.S. yet

    Los Angeles Times "The Dodgers agreed to terms with Cuban infielder Hector Olivera last month, but it could be months before he is in position to help the team this season. Olivera, 30, prompted a bidding war in part because of his apparent readiness to jump directly to the major leagues. On March 24, the Dodgers..." April 03

  • MLB average salary to top $4 million "The average Major League Baseball salary will cross the $4 million threshold when the regular season begins next week. According to an analysis by The Associated Press, the average salary is projected to be about $4.25 million in 2015, depending on transaction before the start of the season on..." April 01

  • Mattingly, Hale smooth things over

    ESPN Los Angeles "The latest feud between the Dodgers and Diamondbacks has been settled -- according to the teams' managers. Dodgers skipper Don Mattingly and his counterpart Chip Hale of the D-backs had an extended conversation at home plate while exchanging lineup cards prior to Monday's game. The chat came a..." April 01

  • Major League players’ meal per diem to be $100.50 in 2015

    Hardball Talk "Yesterday we learned what the annual salary was in Major League Baseball. Now we know what the meal money situation is. I’m curious why the 50 cents is on there. Or what leads to the decision to raise it $1.50 from last year. I’m sure there are some accountants at MLB who have this all down..." April 01

  • Dodgers acquire Elliot Johnson from Rangers for cash

    True Blue L.A. "The Dodgers on Tuesday acquired utility man Elliot Johnson from the Rangers for cash considerations, adding to their minor league depth. Johnson was a non-roster invitee with Texas this spring, and hit .194/.350/.290 in 19 games, and led the Rangers with eight walks in 40 plate appearances. The..." March 31

  • Report: Dodgers cut ex-Blue Jays pitcher McGowan "The Los Angeles Dodgers’ opening day bullpen will not include reliever Dustin McGowan. According to reports, the former Toronto Blue Jays pitcher was released by the Dodgers on Tuesday morning. McGowan, 33, recorded a 6.75 ERA with six earned runs, five strikeouts, one walk, two home runs..." March 31

  • Baseball Working to Help Spanish-Speaking Players Express Themselves

    New York Times "When Jose Pirela, a 25-year-old Venezuelan utility player for the Yankees, sat on a dugout bench last Tuesday to speak with more than a dozen reporters about the concussion he sustained two days earlier from crashing into an outfield wall, he did not feel comfortable speaking in English to a..." March 31

  • 19d
    Ken Gurnick @kengurnick

    Dodgers sign RHP Freddy Garcia to Minor League deal.

  • 22d
    Dylan Hernandez @dylanohernandez

    Greinke will pitch in a minor league game Wednesday.

  • 22d
    Ken Gurnick @kengurnick

    Brandon League was seen by Drs. EAttrache and Andrews, is looking at two months on the shelf, trying to avoid surgery.

  • 22d
    Dylan Hernandez @dylanohernandez

    League will be shut down for three weeks.

  • Top Cuban Alvarez drawing interest: Dodgers, Nats, Jays, Cards and more "Top young Cuban righthander Yadier Alvarez is drawing interest from many major-league teams, including the Dodgers, Nationals, Blue Jays, Rangers, Phillies, Cardinals, Twins and Giants. Alvarez, who consistently registers 94-97 mph and recently hit 99, has petitioned MLB to be made eligible to..." March 28

  • Chad Gaudin scratched from minors start, to have MRI

    True Blue L.A. "Chad Gaudin was scratched from his scheduled minor league appearance on Thursday afternoon after feeling tingling in the fingers of his right hand. The pitcher will have an MRI exam on Friday in Phoenix. "He's feeling the same thing he felt before, which is tingling in his fingers, which was..." March 27

  • Mets scouting Dodgers, Rockies' lefty relievers

    ESPN New York "The New York Mets are actively scouting left-handed relievers from the Colorado Rockies and Los Angeles Dodgers, according to's Mark Saxon. A Mets official told ESPN during the winter meetings that the club liked Rockies reliever Rex Brothers, who is earning $1.4 million this season..." March 26

  • Industry sources estimate Time Warner cable's losing $100 million annually on the Dodgers

    Awful Announcing "While the value of televised sports rights just seems to keep rising, those rights aren’t always ensuring a profit for broadcasters or translating into more access for fans. The most glaring case in point might be the debacle of Time Warner Cable’s acquisition of the Los Angeles Dodgers’ TV rights..." March 26