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The Los Angeles Dodgers have signed third basemen Ian Stewart to a minor league deal.
Stewart, a first round pick by Colorado in 2003, was just released by the Chicago Cubs last week after he was suspended for negative comments about his status with the team.
Stewart, 28, saw no time in the majors this season was hitting only .168/.286/.372 at Triple A Iowa.
Over Stewarts last two seasons in the majors he hit just .183/.272/.289 with five home runs and 23 RBI in 103 games for the Rockies and Cubs.
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DENVER -- Recently acquired reliever Carlos Marmol has accepted a minor-league assignment with the Dodgers.
The concession was the latest made by Marmol to join the Dodgers, who acquired him in a trade with the Chicago Cubs this week.
Marmol had to waive his limited no-trade clause for the trade to go through. The Dodgers were on the list of teams to which he could block a deal...
Triple-A Albuquerque Isotopes (5-1)
Player Of The Week
Nick Buss – OF
.348/.444/.739/1.183, 1 HR, 9 RBI, 2 2B, 2 3B, 5 R, 2 SB, 2 BB, 2 K
Buss, the lone Isotope representative for the Triple-A All-Star Game, had himself a solid week and is having a really good season overall. At best, he’s a fifth outfielder-type, but being able to play center field is an advantage for...
After an extended rumored pursuit of the right-handed pitcher, the Dodgers landed Ricky Nolasco from the Marlins in a trade for Steven Ames, Josh Wall, and Angel Sanchez, according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. The Dodgers are paying Nolasco’s salary as well.
In exchange for a #4 starter in the rotation and extending the reserve of reliable starters to at least six, the Dodgers...
SportsCenter’s Twitter account just tweeted out this graphic depicting the sweet spot of Dodgers phenom Yasiel Puig and, well, you probably shouldn’t throw him strikes. The 22-year old outfielder is hitting .493 on pitches in the strike zone this season. That’s quite the sweet spot, no?
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Chicago Cubs outfielder Brian Bogusevic exited yesterday’s
game after experiencing tightness in his left hamstring, according to Carrie Muskat of MLB.com. The team is listing Bogusevic, who said the ailment began on
Wednesday, as day to day.
The injury occurred a night before Independence Day in the ninth
inning of the Cubs’ contest. During that frame, Bogusevic said...
The Los Angeles Dodgers have officially acquired starting right-hander Ricky Nolasco from the Miami Marlins for right-handers Josh Wall, Steven Ames and Angel Sanchez.
The Dodgers are on the hook for the entire $5.7MM remaining on Nolasco’s contract, but the Dodgers have reported they will receive international signing bonus slot number 96, which equates to $197,000 in international...
The Orioles traded Jake Arrieta and Pedro Strop to the Cubs for Scott Feldman and Steve Clevenger. Who got the better end?
This past Tuesday, the Baltimore Orioles and the Chicago Cubs executed a trade that would send pitchers Jake Arrieta and Pedro Strop to Chicago in exchange for starter Scott Feldman and catcher Steve Clevenger. On the surface, the trade makes sense for...
At the start of Friday night’s game Juan Uribe had 65 RBI in his three years with the Los Angeles Dodgers. Uribe would knock in seven sparking a 10-2 pounding of the last place San Francisco Giants.
Giants’ starter Matt Cain would only last two and a third innings as the Dodgers’ offense beat him up pretty good with six hits and eight runs. Cain, who hasn’t been himself this...
It is not uncommon for teams to run promotions during the season. Sometimes, especially when your club is not doing so good (like the Chicago Cubs) you need a little help getting people into the stands. Usually the promos are fun and/or involve some kind of giveaway--stuff every fan likes.
But with the Girl Scouts/Lucha Libre promotiion the Cubbies are running later this month...
Juan Uribe was 3-for-5 with a home run, a triple, a double, and 7 RBIs in the Dodgers’ 10-2 win over the Giants on Friday night. Without a doubt, this was Uribe’s best offensive performance of his Dodgers career. (Image Source: USA Today.)
What a San Francisco treat last night was! The Blog likes nothing more than touching down on the Penninsula, going out to dinner with the...
Last week, Bruce Bochy was quoting in saying that he didn't believe emerging Los Angeles Dodgers rookie superstar Yasiel Puig deserved a place on the National League All-Star team. This was potentially detrimental to Puig's All-Star hopes considering the fact that Bochy will manage the National League squad later this month in the All-Star Game."Generally, guys that...
It sounds like Theo Epstein has been in contact with his former team.
The Red Sox are among the teams “actively talking” to the Cubs about pitcher Matt Garza, according to ESPN’s Buster Olney. The Cubs reportedly are also talking to the Rangers, Blue Jays, Indians and Dodgers, and they might be having discussions with the Orioles and a couple of teams in the NL West as well...
It was a real Coors Field slugfest last night in Denver, with the Dodgers hitting four home runs and Carlos Gonzalez adding one for the Rockies in a 10-8 Dodger victory that puts the team in a second place tie with the host Rockies, 2 1/2 games behind the first place Arizona Diamondbacks.
Yasiel Puig added to his legend, scoring from second base on a groundout to start out the...
The Los Angeles Dodgers agreed to a trade during Saturday night’s game with the Miami Marlins for starting pitcher Ricky Nolasco. The game itself did not go their way as Madison Bumgarner was able to hold the Dodgers to two runs in a 4-2 win for the San Francisco Giants.
Coming into the game the Dodgers had five straight games in which they had ten or more hits. Bumgarner would...