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After the surprise signing of Todd Coffey, the Los Angeles Dodgers had a decision to make in regards to the 40-man roster, and Ken Gurnick reports that the Dodgers decided to designate Russ Mitchell for assignment. —– In other news, Blake DeWitt was designated for assignment by the Chicago Cubs, and while he hardly set

Say What!? Russ Mitchell Gets Chopped

So you may or may not have known this, but the 40-man roster is full. Once the Dodgers brought the Coffey man on board, the 40-man roster overflowed. Now a decision had to be made on who was going to be chopped from the 40-man roster. Well as you know by the title, Russ Mitchell is the one that got chopped. Are you kidding me right now!? Trent Oeltjen and Ramon Troncoso beat Russ...

Former Dodgers reliever Kuo signs with Mariners

If Hong-Chih Kuo recaptures the magic that made him baseballs most dominant reliever in 2010, he wont do it with the Dodgers. The former All-Star left-hander has signed a one-year major league contract with the Seattle Mariners, according to a person with knowledge of the situation who spoke on the condition of anonymity because the deal hasnt been officially announced. The Dodgers...

Hong-Chih Kuo signs with the Mariners

So, instead of watching the halftime show at Super Bowl XLVI, I'm blogging about the Hong-Chih Kuo signing with the Seattle Mariners today.Earlier, Dylan Hernandez of the L.A. Times tweeted Kuo's agent said the left-hander was close to signing with a team.Jayson Stark of ESPN confirmed this afternoon Kuo signed with the M's. The terms of the deal are not disclosed. Considering...

Dodgers LHP Kershaw agrees to two-year, $19M deal

National League Cy Young Award winner Clayton Kershaw avoided salary arbitration with the Los Angeles Dodgers by agreeing to a two-year deal worth $19 million on Tuesday. Kershaw, who received a $500,000 signing bonus, will earn $7.5 million in 2012 and $11 million in 2013. The first NL hurler to win the Triple Crown since then-San Diego Padres star Jake Peavy in 2007, Kershaw...

Mariners look to strike gold with Kuo

The LA Times is reporting today that the Seattle Mariners have signed former Los Angeles Dodgers reliever Hong-Chih Kuo to a one year deal. Terms weren't immediately disclosed, but Kuo was hunting somewhere in the neighborhood of one million dollars. Kuo made $2.725 million with the Dodgers last season. When healthy, Kuo can be one of the best relievers in baseball. In 2008...

Dodgers designate Mitchell for assignment

The Dodgers on Monday designated for assignment infielder Russell Mitchell to make room on the 40-man roster for reliever Todd Coffey, who signed Friday as a free agent.

Los Angeles Dodgers agree with Clayton Kershaw on a two-year/$19 million contract

The official Twitter account of the Los Angeles Dodgers just announced that the team has signed Clayton Kershaw to a two-year contract, thus avoiding arbitration. Dylan Hernandez of the Los Angeles Times reports the deal is for 19 million dollars. Will update as details emerge

Kershaw gets two-year, $19M deal from Dodgers

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- NL Cy Young Award winner Clayton Kershaw and the Los Angeles Dodgers avoided a salary arbitration hearing next week, agreeing to a $19 million, two-year contract.

Dodgers extend ace Kershaw for 2 years

The Los Angeles Dodgers avoided arbitration with All-Star pitcher Clayton Kershaw on Tuesday, agreeing to a two-year contract with their ace lefty.

Kershaw and Dodgers agree to $19M, 2-year deal

NL Cy Young Award winner Clayton Kershaw and the Los Angeles Dodgers avoided a salary arbitration hearing next week, agreeing to a $19 million, two-year contract.

Donald Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, is a finalist in the Dodgers ownership bidding

Bill Shaikin of the Los Angeles Times recently revealed that Donald Trump‘s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, is in the running for ownership of the Los Angeles Dodgers. Jared Kushner, born into a prominent New York real estate family and son-in-law of Donald Trump, has emerged as a candidate in the bidding for the Dodgers. The Kushner

Mariners hope two new relief pitchers are on target

Hong-Chih Kuo has battled anxiety in the past

Cubs claim infielder off waivers

The Cubs claimed minor league infielder Adrian Cardenas off waivers from the Oakland Athletics Monday and designated infielder Blake DeWitt for assignment. DeWitt, 26, appeared in 121 games last season, hitting .265 with 11 doubles. He was acquired from the Los Angeles Dodgers in July, 2010 in the deal...
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