Posted June 04, 2012 on
The Dodgers' affiliates were swept again, being outscored 40-12.

Dodgers Draft Jesmuel Valentin 51st Overall

The Dodgers have drafted 2B/SS Jesmuel Valentin with the 51st overall pick in the 2012 MLB Draft. That's the Dodgers final pick for Day 1 of the three day event. The Dodgers continued the trend set with the 18th pick when they drafted Corey Seager, by selecting another position player. Valentin is a middle infielder from the Puerto Rico Baseball Academy. Hello Stan Kasten...

Dodgers Activate Rivera From DL, Option Van Slyke To AAA

The Dodgers have activated OF/1B Juan Rivera from the disabled list. Rivera has been on the disabled list since May 9 after he ruptured a tendon in his left hamstring. In his return to the Dodgers, he'll split time backing up first baseman James Loney and corner outfielders Bobby Abreu and Andre Ethier. Before going on the shelf, Rivera was hitting .247/.276/.358 and third...

Dodgers select Jesmuel Valentin with the 51st pick in the 2012 MLB Draft

The Dodgers added a middle infielder to their draft class, nabbing another player with baseball lineage with the 51st overall pick. They tagged Jesmuel Valentin from the Puerto Rico Baseball Academy as their pick. He's the son of one-time Dodger Jose Valentin. From ESPN: "The son of former big-league infielder Jose Valentin has had a strong season and showed well...

Dodgers place Guerra on DL, call up Tolleson

A kid steps up, goes down and is replaced by an even less experienced kid. Welcome to the new world of the Los Angeles Dodgers, who announced Monday that Javy Guerra was going on the 15-day disabled list with a sore right knee and would be replaced by Shawn Tolleson, who will be making his major-league debut. There had been no indication that Guerra, who was called up last year...

Dodgers Get Their Man, Draft Corey Seager 18th Overall

Great news for the Dodgers camp this afternoon, as the Dodgers drafted Corey Seager 18th overall. What a solid pick for the Dodgers. Baseball America had him ranked as the number nineteen overall in this years draft. The younger brother of Mariners third baseman Kyle Seager, Corey has been on scouts’ radar for a couple of years, but he started moving up draft boards this...

Dodgers Update: Kevin Youkilis

I am going to go out on a limb here and saying that the Dodgers are the front-runners to land Kevin Youkilis this summer. That's not nearly as bold of a statement as you might think, don't believe me? The Dodgers have been connected to Youkilis since well before his name was the subject of trade rumors, because simply, the trade makes too much sense. James Loney and Juan...

2012 MLB Draft: Los Angeles Dodgers – Day 1 – The 51st Overall Pick Is Jesmuel Valentin

The Los Angeles Dodgers selected Jesmuel Valentin with the 51st overall pick in the 2012 MLB Draft. —– Baseball America had him ranked #71. The son of Jose Valentin, who spent 16 years in the big leagues, Jesmuel has grown up around the game and spent plenty of time around major league clubhouses. Jesmuel has

Rivera returns to Dodgers; Van Slyke sent to minors

The Los Angeles Dodgers activated veteran Juan Rivera from the disabled list Monday and optioned outfielder-first baseman Scott Van Slyke to Triple-A. Rivera was sidelined May 9 with a ruptured left hamstring tendon. The backup outfielder is hitting .247. Van Slyke was hitting .194 in 33 at-bats with the Dodgers.

Dodgers 6, Rockies 2

Aaron Harang pitched six strong innings, Bobby Abreu homered for the first time this year and the Los Angeles Dodgers ended a season-worst five-game losing streak with a 6-2 win over the Colorado Rockies on Saturday. Andre Ethier and Elian Herrera had two hits and two RBIs each and James Loney also had two hits for the Dodgers. Michael Cuddyer and Wilin Rosario had RBI doubles...

Dodgers Prospect: Corey Seager

Corey Seager, the Dodgers first round pick in the 2012 MLB Draft, drafted number 18 overall. Seager, was born April 27, 1994 in Charlotte, North Carolina. He's a left-handed hitter from Northwest Cabarrus High School in North Carolina. He stands six foot three and weighs two hundred pounds. This kid has incredible strength, even at eighteen years old. Often compared to his...

2012 MLB Draft: Los Angeles Dodgers – Day 1 – The 18th Overall Pick Is Corey Seager

The Los Angeles Dodgers selected Corey Seager with the 18th overall pick in the 2012 MLB Draft. I mentioned him as a player I liked in the preview I posted earlier today, and the Dodgers made the SS (future 3B) out of Northwest Cabarrus High School in North Carolina their man. —– Baseball America ranked

Dodgers-Phillies Preview

The Los Angeles Dodgers would appear to catch a much-needed break by avoiding a matchup with Philadelphia Phillies ace Roy Halladay on Monday night. The Dodgers, though, could use a better outing from their Cy Young Award winner, Clayton Kershaw, as they try to earn their second win in a week during the series opener against the injury-plagued Phillies. Los Angeles (33-21) matched...

Phillies lose a heartbreaker to Dodgers, 4-3

The Phillies tied the game with a 3-run fifth inning, but Jonathan Papelbon gave up a run to the Dodgers as the Dodgers took the opening game of the series, 4-3. Dee Gordon opened the ninth with a triple then Elian Herrera singled him home to take the lead. The Dodgers and Clayton “Chin Strap” Kershaw took a 2-0 lead in the first and increased the lead to 3-0 on a Gordon single...

Gameday: Dodgers (33-21) vs. Phillies (28-26)

Los Angeles Dodgers (33-21) vs. Philadelphia Phillies (28-26) Vance Worley (3-2, 3.07) vs. Clayton Kershaw (4-3, 2.42)Time: 7:05, Citizens Bank Park TV: CSN, ESPN Weather: Partly Cloudy, 59 Media: Twitter and FacebookUTLEY UPDATE: Charlie Manuel announced that Chase Utley took part in extended spring training today. He went 3-for-4 with a home run, a double, and a single as...
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