Found July 27, 2012 on Fox Sports West:
LOS ANGELES The Los Angeles Dodgers today placed left-handed pitcher Scott Elbert on the 15-day disabled list with left elbow inflammation (retroactive to July 26) and recalled right-hander Stephen Fife from Triple-A Albuquerque to make tonights start at San Francisco. Elbert has tossed scoreless relief in nine consecutive appearances (8.0 IP) since June 25 and has a 2.45 ERA in 39 appearances this season. Fife will make his second Major League start tonight after allowing just one run on four hits in 6.0 innings in a no-decision on July 17 in his big league debut against Philadelphia. The 25-year-old made one start for Triple-A Albuquerque since being optioned and struck out a career-high 12 batters in 7.0 innings of one-run ball on Sunday against Iowa (Cubs).

Three days until the trade deadline, who are the Dodgers going to get?

It sounds greedy, but the Dodgers aren't done yet. After filling a need a third base with Hanley Ramirez and left-handed relief pitcher with Randy Choate, the Dodgers still have a couple more needs. General Manager Ned Colletti wants to acquire a starting pitcher and another position player. The Dodgers were rumored to really like Matt Garza, but his recent diagnosis...

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The Dodgers did something they haven't done in awhile -- acquire an impact bat. But the fact it was a young impact bat was quite surprising and pleasing. Hanley Ramirez is the Dodgers' newest addition and should be around for quite some time. Look, I know he's not the Ramirez of 2006-09 who hit .316/.387/.531, but he has the potential and ability to be that player...

Yet Another Golden Matt Kemp/Clayton Kershaw In My Pocket.

I collect too much. This I can't even begin to deny. From player collections to a handful of sets to random and various things like Pentafectas, my collecting interests are very much varied. However, some of these tertiary collections are just those sorts of collections you add to when it's convenient. One such collection is my Kemp/Kershaw Golden Pursuit, which recently...

Dodgers pitcher tweets post-surgery pic

Nobody ever wants to get Tommy John surgery, but it's increasingly the reality for many major league pitchers. Dodgers reliever Todd Coffey underwent the procedure recently, but seemed to feel positively enough about it that he tweeted a picture of the aftermath from surgery. To give some perspective, here's what his elbow looked like before the surgery, compared the "...

Dodgers pitcher Todd Coffey’s post Tommy John surgery elbow scar makes me glad I’m not a pitcher

There’s more stitches on Coffey’s elbow than there are on a regulation baseball. For the second time in his career Dodgers relief pitcher Todd Coffey underwent Tommy John surgery, and being the generous fellow that he is, tweeted out this picture of his right elbow post-operatively.  I, for one, am glad he did, because now I know I’ll never put my kids in baseball as pitchers...

Trade Rumors: Dodgers On Dempster, Greinke, Johnson, Shields, Pence, Victorino, Morneau

GM Ned Colletti says the Dodgers are far from done after landing Hanley Ramirez, as they still want a starter and a bat. The Dodgers landed the middle-of-the-order bat they’ve been looking for in Hanley Ramirez, but general manager Ned Colletti on Wednesday said he’s still looking for a starting pitcher and another hitter. “We’re

Around The Web: Hanley Ramirez Trade Reaction

Hanley Ramirez‘s agent Adam Katz told Tim Brown of Yahoo! Sports that his client is thrilled: Hanley agent Adam Katz:”If he was going to be moved then this was his first choice. He can’t wait to get here, compete, do what’s asked.” — Tim Brown (@TBrownYahoo) July 25, 2012 Well, at least the most important

Billinglsey wins in SF for first time since 2007

The last time Chad Billingsley won a game at AT&T Park, he struck out two and didnt allow a run. That was in 2007. On Saturday, Billingsley took the ball for manager Don Mattingly, struck out two, and kept the Giants scoreless in 7.1 innings of shutout ball in the Dodgers' 10-0 win over the Giants on Saturday afternoon. Billingsley is now 2-0 since returning from the disabled...

Kemp lifts Dodgers over Giants

Matt Kemp homered among his four hits and drove in four runs, Chad Billingsley took a two-hitter into the eighth inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the San Francisco Giants 10-0 on Saturday. Hanley Ramirez had three RBIs in helping the Dodgers beat San Francisco for the second straight day to pull within a game of the NL West-leading Giants. Billingsley (6-9) drove in a run...

Hanley Ramirez Throwing Up Gang Signs, North Vs. South Korea & Fish Face

Do you see random sh$% while driving to work and think it needs to be seen by the masses? Does the guy who sits next to you at work look like a tool on a daily basis? Does your dog lick his balls in an odd fashion? Is your neighbor working on some sort of outer space vehicle behind his shed? We want your WTF photos. Email us: jQuery(function($){$("a...

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Here's a running list of injury updates around the Major Leagues: – Left handed pitcher Ted Lilly will begin his rehab assignment tomorrow according to Ken Gurnick of Lilly has been sidelined with a shoulder inflammation since May, 24. – Shaun Marcum's second bullpen session didn't go well according to Adam McCalvy of, but he won't be shut down...

Ramirez's HR in 10th lifts Dodgers over Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Dodgers newcomer Hanley Ramirez hit a two-run homer in the 10th inning and Los Angeles beat the San Francisco Giants 5-3 on Friday night in a matchup of the top two teams in the NL West. Two days after being acquired from Miami in a trade meant to boost the Dodgers' offense and playoff hopes, the slugging infielder went hitless in his first four at-bats...

Dennis Martinez recalls Dodger Stadium glory

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