Dodgers Rumors & News

  • 12h
    Bill Plunkett @billplunkettocr

    #Dodgers have acquired RHP Matt West from the Blue Jays for some more of those cash considerations.

  • Dodgers win 1-0 pitchers’ duel with Yasmani Grandal’s 13th inning home run

    L.A. Daily News "Before Sunday, the most important thing Brett Anderson had done for the Dodgers this season was stay healthy. In the long term, a clean MRI means more to the chronically injured pitcher than one clean inning. On a day the Dodgers needed him to be nearly perfect, Anderson pitched six innings..." May 04

  • Agent Scott Boras wants more leeway to trade draft picks

    Arizona Republic "Major League Baseball informed clubs last week of a rules change regarding trading recently drafted players, an adjustment that allows teams to deal players the day after the end of the World Series rather than having to wait until a year after they sign. Agent Scott Boras welcomes the change,..." May 04

  • Justin Turner, Dodgers rally to beat Diamondbacks

    True Blue L.A. "The Dodgers trailed three different times, but production from the top of the lineup prevailed in a comeback 6-4 win over the Diamondbacks on Saturday night at Dodger Stadium. Justin Turner got a second straight start at third base, with manager Don Mattingly liking the matchup, and for a..." May 03

  • Joc Pederson, Carlos Frias lead Dodgers to 8-0 victory over Arizona Diamondbacks

    L.A. Daily News "In the midst of Joc Pederson’s superlative spring training back in March, Dodgers hitting coach Mark McGwire remarked that we could be watching “the potential of a superstar in the making.” So far, so good. Pederson hit his fifth home run of the regular season Friday in the Dodgers’ 8-0 win..." May 02

  • 3d
    Bill Shaikin @BillShaikin

    Mattingly: Jansen will be closer "at some point" when he returns in mid-May, but maybe not right away.

  • 3d
    Bill Shaikin @BillShaikin

    Puig to go on rehab soon, per Mattingly.

  • After destroying Double-A, Corey Seager heads to Triple-A "Tracking prospects is a favorite pastime for many on the ol' Internet and for those people, Friday brought some fun news. Dodgers' hotshot shortstop Corey Seager is headed to Triple-A. Seager, 21, was ranked as the fifth-best prospect in baseball by Baseball America heading into the season...." May 01

  • Hot-hitting Dodgers blast four home runs in 7-3 win over Giants

    L.A. Daily News "The Dodgers played their final game of April on Wednesday. They will finish the month with 32 home runs, currently the most of any major league team, after hitting four Thursday in a 7-3 win over the San Francisco Giants. The home run might lift the fan’s spirits, but the win does more to lift..." April 30

  • Dodgers Claim Eury De La Rosa

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Dodgers have claimed left-handed pitcher Eury De La Rosa off waivers from the Athletics, reports J.P. Hoornstra of the L.A. News Group (Twitter links). To make room on the 40-man roster, Brandon McCarthy has been transferred to the 60-day disabled list, he adds. De La Rosa will be assigned to..." April 30

  • Brandon McCarthy to undergo Tommy John reconstructive elbow surgery on Thursday

    Hardball Talk "Here’s some bad — but not unexpected — news. According to beat reporter Ken Gurnick, Dodgers right-hander Brandon McCarthy — who was diagnosed Monday with a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his throwing elbow — is scheduled to undergo Tommy John surgery on Thursday in Los Angeles. The..." April 30

  • Before Texas trade, Dodgers were involved in Hamilton trade scenarios "The Dodgers were in the middle of the Josh Hamilton trade talks before the cross-town Angels traded him to his preferred Rangers, according to sources familiar with the discussions. The Dodgers are believed to have discussed both straight deals and three-way scenarios that would have sent..." April 30

  • 5d
    Los Angeles Dodgers @Dodgers

    Tonight's #Dodgers lineup vs. the Giants: Pederson CF Rollins SS Kendrick 2B Gonzalez 1B Van Slyke LF Ethier RF Grandal C Uribe 3B Greinke P

  • Dodgers lose Carl Crawford to DL, game to Giants, 2-1

    Los Angeles Times "In the first couple of weeks of the season, the home runs came in bunches for the Dodgers. So did the victories. And now? Injuries. Carl Crawford became the fourth Dodger to land on the 15-day disabled list in the last three days, as an MRI exam Tuesday revealed a torn oblique muscle on the..." April 29

  • Kenley Jansen pitches simulated game, targets mid-May return to Dodgers

    True Blue L.A. "Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen continued progressing in his rehabilitation from foot surgery, and remains on target for a mid-May return. Jansen warmed up in the Dodgers bullpen then threw on the Dodger Stadium mound, facing hitters Joc Pederson and Yasmani Grandal before Tuesday night's game..." April 29

  • Carl Crawford placed on DL with oblique strain, Kiké Hernandez recalled

    True Blue L.A. "The Dodgers as expected placed outfielder Carl Crawford on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right oblique before the second game of a three-game series against the Giants at Dodger Stadium. The team recalled Kiké Hernandez from Triple-A Oklahoma City to take his spot on the..." April 28

  • Joc Pederson does it all in Dodgers' 8-3 win against Giants

    Los Angeles Times "KEY MOMENT: Dodgers starter Brett Anderson had a 4-0 lead, one out shy of pitching the minimum five innings needed for the victory. But Anderson walked the Giants' No.8 hitter, shortstop Brandon Crawford, then gave up three consecutive hits, and he was gone. The Giants scored three runs in that..." April 28

  • 6d
    Jon Morosi @jonmorosi

    Hyun-Jin Ryu (left shoulder impingement) is probably at least one month away from returning to #Dodgers active roster.

  • Brandon Morrow stops Padres' skid

    San Diego Union-Tribune "Stoppers don’t often sit in the fifth spot in a rotation, nor is that necessarily the role the Padres eyed for Brandon Morrow after slotting him behind the likes of James Shields, Tyson Ross and Andrew Cashner. Yet that’s precisely the service that the 30-year-old right-hander is providing the..." April 27

  • 7d
    Bill Shaikin @BillShaikin

    McCarthy: UCL tear, out for year

  • Rays Acquire Xavier Cedeno From Dodgers

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Rays have moved John Jaso to the 60-day disabled list in order to clear a spot on the 40-man roster for Cedeno, tweets Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times. Because Cedeno won’t join the team for a couple of days, there will be no 25-man move to accommodate him just yet, Topkin adds. 12:26pm:..." April 27

  • 8d
    Ken Gurnick @kengurnick

    Puig and Peralta DL.

  • 8d
    Bill Plunkett @billplunkettocr

    Yasiel Puig hitting in the batting cage. More than he did yesterday. #Dodgers.

  • 8d
    Ken Gurnick @kengurnick

    Ryu threw off the bullpen mound for the first time since injury.

  • 8d
    Dylan Hernandez @dylanohernandez

    Ryu will be throwing a bullpen session in the next couple of days, possibly tomorrow.

  • 8d
    Eric Stephen @truebluela

    Have confirmed the Dodgers have signed Mike Carp to a minor league deal. He will head to Triple-A Oklahoma City (h/t @WagsFromLB)

  • 8d
    Ken Gurnick @kengurnick

    McCarthy said hoping for tendinitis, initial tests for ligament negative.

  • Elbow pain KOs McCarthy from Dodgers' 11-8 victory over Padres

    Orange County Register "The Dodgers’ new front office gambled in the back of their starting rotation, accepting injury risk in exchange for high upsides. They might not even make it out of April without paying for that decision. Pitching with a painful right elbow, right-hander Brandon McCarthy made it into the..." April 26

  • 9d
    Ken Gurnick @kengurnick

    Reliever Joel Peralta said he has "dead arm," no pain but no shoulder strength. DL possible.

  • Left hamstring keeps Puig out of starting lineup "Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig was out of the starting lineup Saturday night after leaving Friday night's game with an aggravation of a strained left hamstring. Puig originally injured the leg last week and missed four of five games. He returned to the lineup for the series in San Francisco,..." April 25

  • Yasiel Puig reinjures hamstring against Padres

    ESPN Los Angeles "Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig left Friday night's 3-0 win against the San Diego Padres after aggravating a left hamstring injury, the team said. Puig, who missed four games earlier this season with a tight left hamstring, came up limping after grounding out to third base in the..." April 25

  • 9d
    Los Angeles Dodgers @Dodgers

    Dodgers have selected contract of RHP Sergio Santos, optioned Mike Bolsinger to @okc_dodgers and designated Xavier Cedeno for assignment.

  • 9d
    J.P. Hoornstra @jphoornstra

    A.J. Ellis' hand is still swollen but he was ale to hit off a tee and hopes to be available off the bench to hit or catch. Dodgers

  • Greinke shuts out Padres to end Dodgers' losing streak at 3; Puig aggravates hamstring injury

    Orange County Register "Zack Greinke would be a good bus driver. He makes frequent stops. The Dodgers right-hander pitched seven scoreless innings as the Dodgers beat the San Diego Padres, 3-0, Friday night to stop their three-game losing streak. Ominously, though, outfielder Yasiel Puig left the game in the sixth..." April 25

  • 10d
    Mark Saxon @markasaxon

    Andre Ethier is replacing Yasiel Puig in right field. Puig injured himself running to first the previous half-inning.

  • Mattingly wants coach-contact plays to be reviewable

    San Francisco Chronicle "In the wake of Wednesday’s hullabaloo at third base, Dodgers manager Don Mattingly said plays involving contact between runners and coaches ought to be reviewable. “They’ve said from the beginning that replay is going to get better and better, and it’s a work in progress,” Mattingly said...." April 25

  • Dodgers prospect Corey Seager learning third base as well as shortstop at Double-A Tulsa

    Orange County Register "The Dodgers have a new third baseman at Double-A Tulsa – Corey Seager. The blue-chip prospect moved to his right from shortstop twice in the first dozen games of the minor-league season. According to Dodgers president of baseball operations Andrew Friedman, Seager will continue to play third..." April 24

  • Maxwell’s hit gives Giants sweep of Dodgers

    San Francisco Chronicle "Yes, Justin Maxwell was the star of the series. Yes, he got big hits, made big plays and showed off his big presence. Yes, his 10th-inning walkoff single secured Thursday’s 3-2 victory and the Giants’ first sweep of the Dodgers since May 2013. But as the team flew to Denver for the start of a..." April 24

  • After starters exit, Giants win on walk-off

    CSN Bay Area "Joe Panik is learning a lot in his second season in the big leagues. Late Wednesday night, he learned what it’s like to be in the center of the walk-off celebration. The second baseman hit a sacrifice fly in the bottom of the ninth inning, giving the Giants a 3-2 win over the Los Angeles..." April 23

  • Lincecum, Giants shut down Dodgers

    CSN Bay Area "So many Tim Lincecum starts over the past three years have been characterized by a look of confusion or disappointment. On this night, it was all about a scream and a smile. Lincecum pumped his fists and screamed when Brandon Crawford and Joe Panik ended the top of the sixth inning with a..." April 22

  • Dodgers lead for top Cuban righty; Jays, Nats, D-Backs, Rangers in "The Dodgers are said to have been the most aggressive team to date in trying to land top Cuban teenaged pitcher Yadier Alvarez, but they have considerable company in the pursuit, with the Blue Jays, Nationals, Rangers, Diamondbacks among teams involved with the right-hander. Alvarez, who just..." April 21

  • Brandon McCarthy and two relievers throw four-hit shutout

    Los Angeles Times "KEY MOMENT: The Rockies had the tying runs on base with one out in the sixth inning and their best hitter, Troy Tulowitzki, at bat. Dodgers starter Brandon McCarthy challenged Tulowitzki with fastballs — one clocked at 96 mph — and got him to ground into a double play on the seventh pitch of the..." April 20

  • MLB sets attendance record for first 2 weekends of season

    The Score "Baseball is proving, yet again, that it's not a dying sport. The first chunk of the 2015 season provided concrete evidence that America's pastime is alive and well. Major League Baseball games across the sport's 30 parks drew 1.5 million fans during each of the first two weekends for the..." April 20

  • Joe Buck has a truly awful suggestion about how to improve MLB broadcasts "Specifically to baseball, I would make players more accessible. There is no way networks can be able to talk to NASCAR drivers before they stuff themselves into the driver's seat of a race car to go over 200 miles per hour while we are all forbidden to talk to the starting pitcher of that night's..." April 20

  • After two Tommy John surgeries Brandon Beachy is hoping to join the Dodgers in June

    Hardball Talk "Signed by the Dodgers to an incentive-laden one-year contract as he recovers from a second Tommy John elbow surgery, former Braves right-hander Brandon Beachy is aiming to be ready for game action in June. Bill Shaikin of the Los Angeles Times reports that Beachy has advanced to throwing..." April 20

  • 15d
    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

  • 16d
    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

  • 17d
    Eric Stephen @truebluela

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