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Throughout the offseason, The Nats Blog will look back at every player’s 2012 season to summarize and analyze his performance, and we’ll look ahead to his possible role in 2013. We’ll go from #1 Steve Lombardozzi all the way to #63 Henry Rodriguez until Spring Training. Enjoy.
Nicknamed “The Human Bruise” by MASN commentator F.P. Santangelo, Jesus Flores was probably the Washington Nationals’ most reliable catcher during the 2012 season. Although he landed on the disabled list a few times himself, he stayed mostly healthy throughout a season when Nationals catchers were spending more time on the DL than on the field, and he took being pelted by pitches and foul balls from the hard-throwing pitching staff without much evident complaint.
The Nationals leaned heavily on Flores, especially through the heart of the season, and the 28-year-old put in a career-high 687.2 innings behind the plate, spending the most time there of any single Nats catcher last season.
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Dodgers infielder Justin Sellers was arrested for popping wheelies on his motorcycle and then doing even more. Will the team keep him?
Justin Sellers, current occupant of the Dodgers 40-man roster, might not have to worry about being on it for much longer, as he was recently arrested by the police (h/t True Blue LA/@dpwtv).
Police said Justin Sellers was doing “wheelies” on his motorcycle in a neighborhood near Riva Drive. When officers tried to pull him over, police said Sellers took off.
After a short chase...
The Los Angeles Dodgers have avoided arbitrary with both of their arbitration eligible players. On Friday, the dodgers came to terms on one-year deals with catcher A.J. Ellis and right-handed relief pitcher Ronald Belisario.
Ellis agreed to a $2 million deal, up from $490,000 in 2o12 and Belisario signed for $1.45 million after making $480,000 last season.
Ellis is coming off a...
It seems like Los Angeles Dodgers’ infielder has more in common with Jeff Kent, who also played briefly for the Dodgers, then just sharing the same number on their jersey.
More then a decade after Jeff Kent lied to the San Francisco Giants about how he broke his wrist during the spring – he claimed it happened when he was washing his pick-up truck – Sellers was arrested in...
Justin Sellers, an infielder for the Los Angeles Dodgers, was reportedly arrested over the weekend after police witnessed him doing "wheelies" on his motorcycle.The alleged incident occurred late Saturday in a West Sacramento neighborhood. Sellers allegedly fled from police when officers first tried to pull him over. However, the 26-year old eventually turned himself in...
Los Angeles Dodgers reserve infielder Justin Sellers was arrested on Saturday and faces charges for allegedly doing "wheelies" on his motorcycle in a Sacramento, Calif., neighborhood. KCRA-TV in Sacramento said that when police attempted to stop Sellers, the 26-year-old took off. A short chase ensued before Sellers turned himself in. He was booked in a county jail...