Mark Ellis RUMORS & NEWS

  • Mark Ellis retires from baseball after 12 major league seasons

    San Francisco Chronicle "Mark Ellis, who spent nine of his 12 major-league seasons with the A’s, is retiring. “It was definitely time,” Ellis told The Chronicle on Wednesday evening. “My kids are getting older and I kind of realized it was time to do something else.” Ellis retires with a .991 fielding percentage,..." February 26

  • Cardinals agree to one-year contract with 2B Mark Ellis

    Hardball Talk "Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the Cardinals have reached agreement on a one-year major league contract with free agent second baseman Mark Ellis. The deal is only pending a physical and should be officially announced at some point early this week. Ellis batted just..." December 16

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    Derrick Goold @dgoold

    #Cardinals nearing a one-year agreement with Mark Ellis. Deal could be finalized and announced early this week. #stlcards

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    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    #Rays are an unlikely fit for Ellis, at least at moment. Difficult to see how he could end up in Tampa Bay.

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    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    Sources: Teams on free-agent 2B Mark Ellis include #Royals, #Rays and #Dodgers - even after Dodgers declined his $5.75M option. However…

  • Dodgers decline options on Capuano, M. Ellis "The Dodgers on Thursday declined the 2014 options on left-hander Chris Capuano and second baseman Mark Ellis, buying out each for $1 million to make them free agents, although either could re-sign with the club. The Dodgers and Capuano had a mutual option at $8 million for 2014, while the club..." November 01

  • Dodgers decline 2014 options on Mark Ellis, Chris Capuano

    Los Angeles Times "Second baseman Mark Ellis and left-handed pitcher Chris Capuano became free agents Thursday as the Dodgers declined to exercise their options for next season. The steady-fielding Ellis became expendable when the Dodgers signed Cuban infielder Alexander Guerrero to a four-year, $28-million..." October 31

  • Mark Ellis believes MLB needs to do something about the Oakland Coliseum

    CSN Bay Area "Former Oakland Athletics second baseman Mark Ellis apparently wasn’t a big fan of playing at the Oakland Coliseum. Now a member of the Los Angeles Dodgers Ellis spent nine seasons with the A’s and he believes something needs to be done about the A’s home. Ellis was a guest on Jay Mohr’s radio..." August 14

  • Ellis drives in winning run in 10th inning as Dodgers beat Yanks 3-2

    L.A. Daily News "Zack Greinke decided to forego his usual cocktail of pregame energy drinks Tuesday before his start against the New York Yankees. For some reason he was amped up and that was before the announced crowd of 52447 turned a rare game against the Yankees into the Dodgers' 15th sellout of the..." July 31

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    Dylan Hernandez @dylanohernandez

    Mark Ellis in the #Dodgers lineup. Tim Federowicz optioned to AAA.

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    Ken Gurnick @kengurnick

    Mark Ellis is not on the lineup sheet as an extra or starter so he's likely to be disabled today.

  • Mark Ellis leaves Dodgers game with leg injury

    Los Angeles Times "They say these things even out over the course of a season. They say a lot of nonsense. All the Dodgers know now is that they are struggling to maintain a healthy roster. Friday night Mark Ellis joined the waiting list in the training room after coming up lame while running out a grounder in..." April 27

  • Dodgers' Ellis takes down Niese, Mets in loss

    New York Daily News "If Mets fans need a new opposing player to revile, now that Chipper Jones and his Met-killing ways have called it a career, they might want to take a long, hard look at Mark Ellis. The Dodgers second baseman went 4-for-5, homered twice, drove in four runs and took out Mets starting pitcher..." April 24