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Los Angeles Dodgers general manager Ned Colletti has a new multiyear deal in place to remain with the team, CBS Sports reported Saturday. Colletti, who has been the Dodgers general manager since 2005, said Friday that Don Mattingly would return but nothing official about his own status. Colletti's new contract could be for up to three years, while other sources told CBS Sports it may be for two years. His old deal included mutual options after this season. The Los Angeles Times reported more than a week ago that the Dodgers made an offer to Colletti. Colletti could not be reached Saturday morning for comment and club president Stan Kasten would not comment. Colletti was reportedly praised by the Dodgers new ownership group after pulling off a nine-player blockbuster trade that included bringing first baseman Adrian Gonzalez, starting pitcher Josh Beckett and outfielder Carl Crawford over from the Boston Red Sox. The Dodgers are 7-12 since the trade but are still in t...
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Both Ned Colletti and Don Mattingly will return to the Dodgers in 2013. Colletti’s extension is according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, though no details have been released yet. Dodgers GM Ned Colletti and the team have a new deal to keep Colletti in the role he’s held since late 2005, CBSSports.com has learned. ...
The Dodgers and Ned Colletti have agree to a contract extension, Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reports. The new deal will be for either two or three years. Colletti's current deal included a mutual option for next season.
Colletti is best known for the great signings of Jason Schmidt, Juan Pierre, Andrew Jones that didn't work out, along with working out trades for Andre Ethier...
Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Ted Lilly gave a valiant effort for over three months, trying to come back from a shoulder injury that has sidelined him since May. But on Friday that quest to return ended as he was shut down for the season. Lilly will have arthroscopic surgery on his left shoulder Sept. 21, performed in Los Angeles by team physician Dr. Neal ElAttrache. The procedure...
Luis Cruz and the Los Angeles Dodgers are showing the kind of spunk and tenacity that hasn't been seen around Chavez Ravine for quite a while, and now the playoffs aren't such a far-fetched possibility after all. Far from it.
Cruz came up with his second clutch hit in two nights, a tying two-out RBI double in the ninth inning, and pinch-hitter Juan Rivera followed with a...
Los Angeles Dodgers left-hander Clayton Kershaw will not make his scheduled start Sunday against the St. Louis Cardinals, and the team announced the 2011 Cy Young Award winner is out indefinitely due to inflammation in his right hip. Kershaw will see a specialist in New York on Tuesday to determine whether he will need surgery. Kershaw (12-9, 2.70 ERA) leads the National League...
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There are embarrassing plays in baseball that demonstrate either a person is lazy and apathetic, or, perhaps as a free pass, may not be quite so fleet of foot, and then there are embarrassing plays that leave you scratching your head and almost feeling sorry for a guy. Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Josh Beckett being retired at [...]
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Welcome back to the National League, Josh. Those of you who somehow missed all the stuff about pitchers pounding beers and hawking down fried chicken in Boston last year may not know this, but Josh Beckett isn’t exactly a model of fitness. Watching him swing a bat during interleague play when he was with the Red Sox was always entertaining...
Win or lose, Sunday was going to be the continuation of an emotional weekend for the Dodgers and their manager, Don Mattingly.
When talking about Matt Kemp's game-saving throw from centerfield to nail Yadier Molina at third and set the stage for a 4-3 Wild Card-tying comeback win, Donnie Baseball was moved to tears. "It's totally not wanting to lose," he said....
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Luis Cruz came up with his second clutch hit in two nights, a tying two-out RBI double in the ninth inning, and pinch-hitter Juan Rivera followed with a run-scoring single to lift the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 4-3 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday night.
Jason Motte (4-5) came in trying to protect a 3-2 lead for Jaime Garcia and retired his first...
Hanley Ramirez may have been a problem in Miami, but he was not the problem. If he was truly a malcontent in the clubhouse and was hurting the team off the field, the Marlins did the right thing in getting rid of him. On Thursday, Marlins team president David Samson told MLB.com the following when asked why Ramirez was traded to the Dodgers.
“We just realized we couldn’t win...
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Allen Craig drove in Shane Robinson with the go-ahead run in the seventh inning, and the St. Louis Cardinals extended their NL wild-card lead over Los Angeles to two games with a 2-1 victory over the struggling Dodgers on Thursday night.
Lance Lynn (15-7) pitched six innings of five-hit ball to earn his first win since July 27 for the Cardinals, striking out...
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Jon Jay hit a go-ahead RBI double during a three-run 12th inning and the St. Louis Cardinals split of a four-game series against the Los Angeles Dodgers, beating them 5-2 on Sunday and regaining undisputed possession of the second NL wild card spot.
John Ely (0-2) issued a leadoff walk to Matt Carpenter and Jay drove him on from second base with a line drive...