Found May 27, 2013 on
MLB Injury News:
With the way the Los Angeles Dodgers have started the season
and his recent incident with manager Don Mattingly, there has been speculation
that outfielder Andre Ethier may be available. While Los Angeles could
eventually decide to trade Ethier, they will only do so when they determine he
can no longer be an effective player for them, according to Buster Olney of
Olney adds that if the Dodgers do reach that conclusion,
they would be willing to absorb a large portion of the roughly $80 million that
is still due to Ethier.
Mattingly recently called out his team, saying they needed
to get tougher. He singled out Ethier, benching him as a result. While Ethier’s
name has since joined the rumor mill, there’s also talk that Mattingly might
not be long for his current position as manager of the Dodgers.
Last season, the Dodgers signed Ethier to a six-year, $95.95
million contract. After hitting .284/.351/.460 with 36 doubles and 20 home runs
last year, the 31-year-old is off to a slow start in 2013. Over 182 plate
appearances he’s hit .253/.346/.386 with only 12 extra-base hits.
Looking for fantasy baseball advice?
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
Jerry Hairston, Jr. was activated from the DL, and Dee Gordon was sent to AAA in a corresponding move in order to clear a 25-man roster spot.
The Dodgers on Monday activated Jerry Hairston before their game with the Angels, and to make room on the roster optioned shortstop Dee Gordon to Triple-A Albuquerque. Hairston, who has been sidelined since May 5 with injuries to his left groin...
Recently, I wrote about what I thought Matt Kemp was doing wrong with his hitting mechanics and how I thought his shoulder’s health might factor into it. Since then, coincidentally, a ton of information regarding his struggles has come out, as both the Dodgers and Kemp himself apparently thought it was about time they came clean.
Kemp, despite still putting up a tough front, is...
Lieutenant Brandon Neel surprised his parents during an interview at Dodger Stadium, and the reaction is so wonderful. The Dodgers and Brandon cooked this stunt up over the past five weeks and launched it on the perfect Memorial day weekend. Brandon’s parents were getting interviewed before a Dodgers game this weekend, and even mentioned that their son would be home hopefully...
Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Hanley Ramirez is close to rejoining the club. The slugger resumed running the bases recently, his final hurdle before being sent out on a minor league rehab assignment, according to Ken Gurnick and Austin Laymance of MLB.com.
Ramirez has been out since the beginning of May with a hamstring injury. Manager Don Mattingly told reporters that Ramirez...
WHAT THE WHAT?
It hasn’t been a very good year for the Los Angeles Dodgers. They were supposed to not only compete for the NL West crown, but also for a World Series. But they are now languishing in last place, 7.5 games back, and manager Don Mattingly recently received the dreaded vote of confidence. Hey, but they won yesterday against the Los Angeles Angels, their ‘crosstown rival.’ But...
Los Angeles Dodgers infielder Nick Punto exited yesterday's contest against the Los Angeles Angels in the fifth inning after he sustained a bone bruise in his back, according to Eric Stephen of True Blue LA.
Punto suffered the injury in the second inning, as he collided with a sliding Erick Aybar at second base. He remained in the contest until the fifth frame when he was...
Hyun-Jin Ryu pitched a two-hitter for his first complete game in the major leagues, Luis Cruz hit his first homer of the season and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Angels 3-0 in the second game of the Freeway Series on Tuesday night.
Ryu (6-2) struck out seven and walked none. The left-hander from South Korea retired 19 consecutive batters during one stretch. His six victories...
Jerry Hairston Jr.'s RBI single scored the go-ahead run in the seventh inning, Adrian Gonzalez went 4 for 4 and scored four runs, and the Los Angeles Dodgers rallied to beat the Angels 8-7 Monday night in the Freeway Series opener.
The Angels' season-high eight-game winning streak ended after they blew a five-run lead in the first of two games at Dodger Stadium before the...
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Jerry Hairston Jr.'s RBI single scored the go-ahead run in the seventh inning, Adrian Gonzalez went 4 for 4 and scored four runs, and the Los Angeles Dodgers rallied to beat the Angels 8-7 Monday night in the Freeway Series opener.
The Angels' season-high eight-game winning streak ended after they blew a five-run lead in the first of two games at Dodger...
Your browser does not support iframes.The Los Angeles Dodgers paid tribute to America’s troops and their families this past Memorial Day weekend in one of our favorite ways possible – surprising one soldier’s family with an early return. The parents of U.S. Army Lt. Brandon Neel were being interviewed about their son’s service, when they revealed that he’d be coming home...
It's still too soon to declare the 8-game winning streak a mirage for the Angels, but boy have they looked uninspiring these past couple games. After the offense roared to a 5-run lead yesterday, C.J. Wilson returned to his wild-boy tendencies. Today, the bats decided to stay home.
Dodgers starter Hyun-Jin Ryu spotted pitch after pitch, and the ones he didn...
Los Angeles Angels manager Mike Scioscia's job was in jeopardy earlier this month, but that's no longer the case.
The focus on a managerial job in Southern California these days is squarely on the Los Angeles Dodgers' Don Mattingly.
Scioscia's Angels can record their first nine-game win streak in nine seasons Monday when they visit the Dodgers, with Zack Greinke...
Taking a look at the Dodgers farm system in 2006, when Chad Billingsley and Andy LaRoche ruled.