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Former Angel Juan Rivera hit a three-run home run and Andre Ethier added his 500th career RBI in the eighth inning, helping the Los Angeles Dodgers rally to beat the Angels 5-2 Tuesday night and end their 10-game road winning streak.
Jamey Wright (3-2) pitched a perfect eighth inning for the victory. Kenley Jansen retired the side in order in the ninth to earn his 10th save in 13 opportunities.
Ethier's run-scoring single tied the game 2-2 hours after the right fielder received an $85 million, five-year contract from the team. Angels pitching coach Mike Butcher visited the mound before Rivera drove Jerome Williams' next pitch to left field for a 5-2 lead. It was Williams' 102nd and final pitch.
The entire inning was set up when second base umpire Joe West called Dee Gordon safe on a two-out stolen base. Television replays appeared to show the throw from catcher Hank Conger beat the runner. Angels manager Mike Scioscia argued to no avail on his bobblehead night against...
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Andre Ethier had leverage and he knew it.
The Dodgers had new owners who were under pressure to sign him. He was one of the Dodgers' most popular players and one of only two dependable hitters in an uneven lineup. He was less than five months away from entering a thin free agent market.
Ethier could have sparked a bidding war among teams reluctant to pursue Josh Hamilton, a...
The Dodgers' new ownership has sprung into action.
The team on Monday night agreed with right fielder Andre Ethier on a five-year, $85 million extension, according to a major-league source.
The contract also includes a $17.5 million vesting option or $2.5 million buyout for a sixth season, the source said.
The value of the deal will increase to six years, $100 million if Ethier...
The Los Angeles Dodgers have called a 1PM (PDT) press conference to announce the signing of All-Star outfielder Andre Ethier to a contract extension. Ethier, batting .287 with 10 home runs and a National League leading 53 RBI, would have become a much sought after free agent this winter.
Fans will soon find out how much longer Andre Ethier will be swinging for the Dodgers.
Word broke during Monday night's game the Dodgers and Andre Ethier had reportedly agreed to a 5-year, $85 million contract extension.
The deal also includes a vesting sixth-year option. Here's the year-by-year breakdown:
2013: $13.5 million
2014: $15.5 million
2015: $18 million
2016: $18 million
2017: $17.5 million
2018: $17.5 million ($2.5 million buyout)
Andre Ethier was fixated on having a good at-bat rather than the pressure of the moment when he came to the plate with the Los Angeles Dodgers trailing by a run in the eighth inning.
Former Angel Juan Rivera hit a three-run home run and Ethier added his 500th career RBI, helping the Dodgers rally to beat the Angels 5-2 Tuesday night and end their 10-game road winning streak.
LOS ANGELES -- It looks like Andre Ethier is the first beneficiary of the new Dodger ownership group which replaced Frank McCourt earlier this season.
Ethier leads the National League with 53 RBI and will soon be the leader in another category: highest paid right fielder in Dodger history.
The Dodgers and their 30-year old outfielder have apparently agreed to a five-year, 85 million...
It doesn't look like Andre Ethier is coming to the East Coast any time soon. ESPN.com reports that the Dodgers outfielder has agreed to a five-year contract extension worth $85 million that would keep him in Los Angeles through the 2017 season. There's also reportedly a club option for an additional year that would be worth $17.5 million. "I have been instructed that...
Andre Ethier had a lot on his mind Monday night. He was 0-for-4 with three strikeouts in a 3-2 loss to the Angels, extending his slump to 5-for-43 (.116) since Matt Kemp was put on the disabled list on May 31. There was also the matter of his five-year, $85 million contract extension, which became official on Tuesday. "It's been a long day," Ethier said after Tuesday...
The Los Angeles Dodgers have locked up the other half of their dynamic outfield duo. Right fielder Andre Ethier has agreed to terms on a five-year, $85 million contract extension, according to multiple media reports. The deal would keep him in Dodger blue through 2017, and there is a $17.5 million vesting option for 2018. In November, center fielder Matt Kemp signed an eight...
Dodgers outfielder Andre Ethier agreed to an extension with the team yesterday, and he’ll now be locked in with the franchise for the next five years for a sum of $85 million. Additionally, there’s a vesting option for a sixth year for an additional $15 million. Ethier close to deal with #Dodgers that would be
Mike Scioscia’s Tragic Illness: Mike Petriello once feared the exact deal that Andre Ethier signed, and while he holds some concerns, he finds it hard to argue against the deal. What interests me more right now is trying to figure out just how much a big 2012 could enhance Ethier’s value on the market, because
The new Los Angeles Dodgers owners, led by Mark Walter, Stan Kasten and Magic Johnson, are close to inking their first major deal. As reported by CBSSports.com, the Dodgers and Andre Ethier are close to signing a $85-million, five-year contract extension. The deal is reported to include a sixth-year vesting option. This is good news for Dodgers fans, as not only will...