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Feelin' Kinda Blue:
An interesting name on the trade market, first brought up by Mike Petriello, is the Angels' Howie Kendrick. The second baseman is someone the Dodgers have interest in and he'd fill a long-term need.
Petriello also wrote about the Kendrick whispers, as he called them, over at his blog today.
I'm as big a Mark Ellis fan as any Dodger blogger, but even I would jump at the chance to acquire Kendrick to upgrade the position.
Despite Eills hitting the walk-off single last night, set up by Andre Ethier and his "above-average" speed, the Dodgers could use an upgrade at second base. Ellis has been playing better of late. He's hitting .322/.362/.391 with 14 RBI in 22 July games and .415/.419/.512 during his 11-game hitting streak. I only included the number of RBIs in the first stat line because it was a surprising total to me. He's been rock solid at second base since a few hiccups earlier in the season. But just because he's playing well now doe...
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Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp may not return from a sprained left ankle until September, reports MLB.com. “By the time we have the four all ready to play, we’ll be a few weeks from the end [of the season],” general manager Ned Colletti said of Kemp joining outfielders
Los Angeles manager Mike Scioscia has been ejected from the Angels' game at Texas.
Scioscia went out to argue a play at first base when slow-footed Geovany Soto was called safe on a close play in the second inning Tuesday night. Crew chief Jerry Layne, who was at first base, heard only a few words from an irate Scioscia before tossing the manager from the game.
Layne then stood...
THE BEARD IS BACK!
The Los Angeles Dodgers reportedly have signed former Giants closer Brian Wilson, who hasn't thrown a big league pitch since April 12, 2012.
Russell Westbrook wearing the David Banner shorts after he has been the Hulk for 12 hours.
Gamers, @HanleyRamirez, @russwest44 and @YasielPuig: pic.twitter.com/ZBRiYeExWU
— Los Angeles Dodgers (@Dodgers) July 31, 2013
The Royals looking for upgrades at second base and in right field have had discussions about Gordon Beckham of the White Sox Howie Kendrick of the Angels and Rickie Weeks of the Brewers according to sources.
There was no indication Tuesday that the Royals were close on a deal for any of the three players or any other trade for that matter. While they still won't completely rule...
Earlier today there was a report from Mike DiGiovanna of the LA Times that the Pirates inquired on Mark Trumbo and might be willing to part with a young starting pitcher.
Heard rumblings that #Pirates inquired about #Angels 1B Mark Trumbo and might be willing to part with young SP; not sure if it has legs.
— Mike DiGiovanna (@MikeDiGiovanna) July 31, 2013
It seems that those...
The Dodgers have had the best record in baseball since Yasiel Puig's debut. With a young exciting lineup, great pitching, and solid play in the field the Dodgers look poised to make a big run in October.
Brian Wilson is now a Los Angeles Dodger.
After spending the last 15 months recovering from his second Tommy John surgery, the famous bearded closer shucked his roots in the San Francisco Giants organization and opted to sign a one-year, $1 million contract with their arch-rivals.
There have been mixed reactions from around the league. His former teammates and...
The A's have acquired infielder Alberto Callaspo from the Los Angeles Angels for minor league infielder Grant Green according to several media reports Tuesday night.
Callaspo 30 is hitting .253 with five home runs and 36 RBIs. He was removed from the Angels' game with Texas Rangers. Green meanwhile was a last-minute scratch from the lineup of the Triple-A Sacramento RiverCats...
The Los Angeles Dodgers got Carl Crawford back yesterday, but another ailing outfielder isn't making nearly as much progress. Matt Kemp's sprained ankle -- which caused him to hit the disabled list two weeks ago -- is still swollen, and he continues to favor the injury, according to Austin Laymance of MLB.com.
Kemp has progressed to the point where he's begun hitting...
According to Bob Nightengale, the Dodgers have emerged as the front runners to sign free agent Brian Wilson. The feedback from Dodger fans across the internet have this potential signing landing with mixed reviews. Rightfully so. Dodger fans have despised Brian Wilson for years, suddenly he is going to don the Dodger blue? His talent is undeniable, his track record speaks for itself...
Last night it was reported that the Los Angeles Dodgers were one of the favorites to sign right-handed reliever Brian Wilson, who's returning from Tommy John surgery. Since then, the Dodgers have apparently jumped ahead of Wilson's former team, the San Francisco Giants, as well as the Pittsburgh Pirates to become the frontrunner to sign The Beard, according to Bob Nightengale...
The Beard is back in baseball.
The Los Angeles Dodgers have signed free-agent reliever Brian Wilson to a one-year contract.
He hasn't pitched in the major leagues since April 12, 2012, the same month he underwent Tommy John surgery on his right elbow.
Wilson was one of the majors' top relievers from 2008-11 with the San Francisco Giants. He was a three-time All-Star and...
The Los Angeles Dodgers are the frontrunners to sign free agent reliever Brian Wilson. It was reported on Monday by CBS Sports’ Scott Miller that the Pirates and Giants were “serious suitors” for Wilson, but according Bob Nightengale of USATODAY, he is hearing that the Dodgers have moved ahead of the pack.
The #Dodgers have now moved ahead and are the frontrunner to sign...
Andy Pettitte got a no-decision despite going 7 and allowing 2 in tonight’s game. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
New York Yankees 2 — Los Angeles Dodgers 3
The Yankees fall in walk-off fashion in tonight’s 3-2 loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Andy Pettitte started the game with some hard hit pitches. After getting the first out, Yasiel Puig hit a booming double off the...