Hardball Talk "A.J. Ellis, who played sparingly as the Dodgers’ backup catcher in 2015, has avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $4.5 million deal. That’s a lot of money for a catcher slated to get 250 or so plate appearances playing behind starter Yasmani Grandal, but overpaying isn’t really..." December 02
Hardball Talk "Dodgers starting catcher Yasmani Grandal appears to have avoided a serious jaw injury after being hit by a foul ball Sunday, but backup catcher A.J. Ellis has been placed on the disabled list with knee inflammation." July 20
True Blue L.A. "Dodgers catcher A.J. Ellis avoided salary arbitration, signing a one-year contract for 2015 on Tuesday, worth $4.25 million, per Jon Heyman of CBS Sports and confirmed by Ken Gurnick of MLB.com. Tuesday is the day for players to file for arbitration. The Dodgers also have Kenley Jansen, Justin..." January 14
#Dodgers expected to activate C A.J. Ellis tomorrow.
True Blue L.A. "Dodgers catcher A.J. Ellis, less than two weeks after returning from surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his left knee, is back on the 15-day disabled list. The team placed Ellis on the DL this time with a sprained right ankle, suffered during one of the worst possible circumstances. Ellis,..." May 26
True Blue L.A. "Dodgers catcher went 1-for-3 with a home run on Monday night with Triple-A Albuquerque to complete his minor league rehabilitation assignment, and will return to Los Angeles on Tuesday. Ellis could be activated from the disabled list as early as Tuesday, but will first be examined by the..." May 13
12 days after knee surgery, A.J. Ellis is catching in full gear. Well ahead of that 4-6 week estimated rehab.
Disabled catcher A.J. Ellis, who played catch Friday, three days after knee surgery, took a few swings in the cage today.
#Dodgers catcher AJ Ellis is scheduled to undergo arthroscopic surgery on his left knee for a meniscus tear tomorrow morning in Los Angeles.
A.J. Ellis out 4-6 with meniscus year in left knee. #Dodgers backup C: Drew Butera. They also have Fed, Olivo in minors, but still.
Hardball Talk "The Dodgers and catcher A.J. Ellis have avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $3.55 million contract, reports Ken Gurnick of MLB.com. Ellis requested $4.6 million and was offered $3 million from the Dodgers when arbitration figures were exchanged earlier this month. The two sides..." February 01
X-rays negative on A.J. Ellis' elbow.
My mistake: Ellis' left side is bothering him. Could be a DL situation.