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The Los Angeles Dodgers signed Erisbel Arruebarrena to a five-year, $25-million deal. When ready Arruebarrena figures to slide into the role of shortstop for the Dodgers. That appears to be okay with Hanley Ramirez. “He’s open-minded to a change in position at some point in time,” Colletti said of Ramirez, via the LA Times. Ramirez, 30, is coming off a season in which he appeared n 86 games batting .345/.402/.638 wth 20 home runs and 57 RBI.

Dodgers’ preseason All-Prospect ‘Name’ team

Pratt Maynard, 80 name. (By: Dustin Nosler) Baseball seems to have some of the best names around. Everywhere you look, there’s an “80″ name. Every single team has these guys. The Dodgers have some of the best. For this, I’ll grade the names of Dodger prospects at every position (with honorable mentions) and form a team of guys with some of the best baseball names you’ll...

Zack Greinke is not happy about playing games in Australia

The Los Angeles Dodgers will kick off their 2014 season a week before nearly the entire rest of the league, playing a two game series against the Arizona Diamondbacks. One of the players who isn't too pleased with this turn of events is Dodgers starting pticher Zack Greinke, who may start one of the games as the team attempts to keep 2013 NL Cy Young winner Clayton Kershaw'...

Yasiel Puig, Australia, Cricket, Star Wars, GIF

Your browser does not support iframes. Yasiel Puig is ready for the season opener in Australia in this Dodgers promo, where he uses a cricket bat as a lightsaber, complete with Star Wars sound effects. Then he makes weird noises. GIF! GIF Link CONTENT RICH POST The post Yasiel Puig, Australia, Cricket, Star Wars, GIF appeared first on Dodgers Digest.

Dodgers' Chad Billingsley could be ready by mid-May

The Los Angeles Dodgers won 92 games last season in large part to an excellent pitching staff which had a team ERA of 3.25. Clayton Kershaw, Zack Greinke and Hyun-Jin Ryu head the staff with Dan Haren, Josh Beckett, Paul Maholm and Chad Billingsley looking to fight for the final two spots in the rotation.  An interesting roster move may indicate that Billingsley, who is recovering...

Dodgers sign Cuban SS Erisbel Arruebarrena

The Los Angeles Dodgers have signed Cuban shortstop Erisbel Arruebarrena to a five-year contract. The Dodgers announced the deal Saturday. New reports say the contract is worth $25 million, including a $7.5 million signing bonus. ''We think he adds to our major league club at some point this year,'' Dodgers general manager Ned Colletti said. The Dodgers had been...

The Recent History of Dodgers Spring Hitting

Really, I had to use this picture. (via) With spring training games fast approaching, we’ll undoubtedly start seeing some interesting stat lines among the Dodgers’ hitters. While everybody remembers Yasiel Puig‘s amazing spring training performance from last season, who else has stuck out in the last few years? The following leaderboards are the top three spring training OPSs...

Los Angeles Dodgers Top 10 Prospects

Historically, the Los Angeles Dodgers have been at the forefront of player development and scouting. The team has twice boasted at least four consecutive NL ROY winners. Unfortunately, this rich tradition was cast aside during the dark days of the Fox and McCourt eras, much to the dismay of Dodgers fans. However, the team has seen a resurgence in both the depth and quality of its...

SNLA Launches Tuesday, And You Probably Won’t Get It Yet

First, the good news: SNLA does in fact launch tomorrow at 7 p.m. Pacific Time. We’ll get to the assorted negatives in a minute, but it’s important not to gloss over that simple yet massive fact. After years of being a small portion of Prime Ticket, the Dodgers have their own 24/7 channel, and if you remember the endless legal battles of Frank McCourt — aimed almost entirely...

D-backs don't share Dodgers' lack of excitement for trip

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Do not count the Diamondbacks among those who have "absolutely zero excitement" for their season-opening series against the Dodgers in Australia. "Does it give us another challenge? Yeah," D-backs manager Kirk Gibson said Sunday. "I'm not sure how the Dodgers will process all that, but I think we've viewed it in a positive view...

Is It Possible To Trade Brandon League?

I was browsing over at River Ave. Blues a while back, and came across a post about whether the Yankees would be able to find a trade match for Ichiro Suzuki. And why not? Ichiro was once the best player in baseball, but he’s now 40, he’s got a .302 OBP over the last two years, and he’s still owed $6.25 million in 2014. The Yankees don’t want to cut him out of respect, but...

Puig returns to field; Mattingly downplays weight

Yasiel Puig returned to the field Saturday after missing two days of workouts with a bruised leg, which somehow got the media to asking Dodgers manager Don Mattingly about his right fielder's weight. Mattingly said Puig reported to camp around 245 pounds, or 20 pounds heavier than he ended last season, but the manager said he wasn't overly worried, sort of. "Honestly...

Zack Greinke comments upset Australian dignitaries

“Watch your mouth.” “Think before you speak.” “If you don’t have something nice to say, don’t say it at all.” All things we heard from our mom’s when we were little.  Zack Greinke would have been wise to heed that advice as he spoke publicly that he’s less than excited about pitching in Australia for the 2014 MLB opening series on March 22 and 23.  Well, Australia...

Zack Greinke’s comments did not go over well in Australia

With under a month until the Los Angeles Dodgers and Arizona Diamondbacks open the 2014 Major League Baseball season in Australia, all isn’t well in advance of the two games down under. A series that is designed to showcase MLB’s top talent may fall a bit short of the mark if Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw […]

Zack Greinke not excited about playing games in Australia

Zack Greinke is one of the better pitchers in Major League Baseball. He represents one-half of perhaps the best 1-2 starting pitching punch you’ll find, although Justin Verlander and Max Scherzer would likely have something to say about that. Greinke is also generally not shy when it comes to letting us know how he feels […]

Mike Francesa states: Don Mattingly > Tom Seaver in NY

Mike Francesa shows his stripes. On Don Mattingly & Tom Seaver: "Seaver has the Mets fans but not the rest of the city."**Follow us on Twitter, Subscribe by Email, View via Our Mobile Site, or Return Home
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