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When the Los Angeles Dodgers made the big August trade with the Boston Red Sox last season to acquire Josh Beckett, Adrian Gonzalez, Carl Crawford, and Nick Punto, there was major concern over one player. The concern was always over Crawford not Beckett.
Crawford, although currently nursing a hamstring, has produced quite nicely on the field. In the 25 games Crawford has been in, he is 28-for-91 (.308) with four homers, four stolen bases, and 20 runs scored.
Dodgers manager Don Mattingly told a group of us in the Dodgers dugout on Wednesday that Crawford will not go on the DL for now and they are just being “overly cautious.” The good news is that Crawford singled in a pinch hit appearance in last night’s series opener with the San Francisco Giants.
The player in question is Beckett who has started the season 0-4 with a 5.24 ERA in six starts. Visibly frustrated in the locker room on Wednesday night after he lasted just four innings giving up five runs (four earned). This Beckett i...
BEST OF MAXIM
The Dodgers are hurting -- big time. Adrian Gonzalez has been scratched the last couple games, Jerry Hairston needed stitches after tripping over a bag in his hotel room and subsequently hitting his head on a desk. He also came out in the fifth inning of Saturday's game after he felt a "tweak" in his groin.
That, combined with Mark Ellis still having not been...
Clayton Kershaw is quite the charismatic guy, so it's only appropriate he gets his very own SportsCenter commercial.You know, on top of being a phenomenal pitcher. Taupe? I'm colorblind, so yeah, wrong person to ask. :o
The Los Angeles Dodgers put shortstop Hanley Ramirez on the 15-day disabled list because of a strained left hamstring.
The Dodgers made the move Saturday, a day after he hurt himself running the bases. Infielder Dee Gordon was called up from Triple-A Albuquerque.
Ramirez was injured while trying to go from first base to third in the sixth inning of Friday night's 2-1 loss at...
Los Angeles Dodgers first baseman Adrian Gonzalez missed last
night’s contest against the San Francisco Giants due to a neck injury. He told
reporters – including Steve Dilbeck of The Los Angeles Times – that he hopes to
be back in the lineup today.
Gonzalez sustained his neck injury Wednesday when he
collided with an umpire while chasing a foul ball. The soreness...
This is a quick video I was able to shoot/edit of Angelo Songco ripping a double to the right-center field gap on Thursday against Stockton Ports' pitcher Jeremy Brown.
Songco is coming off a terrible season that was shortened by injury. He's not hitting particularly well so far this season (.267/.306/.396), but he does have a decent bat. He was fantastic in the California...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Los Angeles manager Don Mattingly doesn't expect injured shortstop Hanley Ramirez back from the disabled list any time soon.
Ramirez thinks his skipper is wrong and isn't certain he needed to go out.
The Dodgers put Hanley Ramirez on the 15-day disabled list because of a strained left hamstring. The team made the move Saturday, a day after he hurt...
Dodgers' left handed pitcher Ted Lilly was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a rib-cage muscle strain. The move was made to make room for Clayton Kershaw, who was on the bereavement list since Monday after the death of his father.
As reported by Ken Gurnick of MLB.com,
"Lilly, who started the season on the disabled list after shoulder surgery, made his...
What will the Dodgers do with Yasiel Puig?
So all baseball fans were introduced to Yasiel Puig in Spring Training this year when he batted a modest .517! In 58 ab’s he scored 16 runs, had 30 hits, 3hr, 11rbi and 4sb. He slugged .828 with a total ops of 1.328! That led Spring for the NL with anyone who had at least 50 pa’s.
However you may remember the Dodgers making a huge...
The Los Angeles Dodgers have activated left handed pitcher Clayton Kershaw from the bereavement list. To make room for him, the Dodgers consequently placed left handed pitcher Ted Lilly on the 15-day disabled liste with a right rib cage injury.
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- The Los Angeles Dodgers have placed left-hander Ted Lilly on the 15-day disabled list with a strain in his right rib cage and activated Friday night starter Clayton Kershaw from the bereavement list.
Kershaw was to pitch the opener of a weekend series against the San Francisco Giants on regular rest after being away from the club following the death of his...
The Los Angeles Dodgers activated starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw from the bereavement list in time for the left hander to make his Friday start. The Dodgers also placed Ted Lilly on the disabled list with a rib cage injury.
Kershaw has a 1.73 ERA, 0.91 WHIP and 47/12 K/BB ratio in 41 2/3 innings over his first six starts this season. He left the team on Monday but was never in...
Some good news for the Dodgers, who have hit some hard times of late, reports are stating that their ace Zack Greinke is ahead of his rehab schedule.
Of course, Greinke was hurt in the infamous brawl vs the Padres in which Carlos Quentin charged the mound and broke Greinke’s collarbone.
The injury was supposed to have Greinke set back for 8 weeks, but according to MLB.com he’s...
I think this is a most appropriate post considering it's Free Comic Book Day. No, my modest Silver Age comic collection is not on display today. Instead, I'll feature this sweeeeeet 1/1 custom sketch card of one of the newest Dodgers.It's actually the second custom sketch card I've snagged off of eBay for a stellar and cheap price. This is the "blue 1/1,"...
Freak accidents happen. Just ask the Los Angeles Dodgers. (Credit)
Sometimes a cliche is just that - a simple saying that has become so overused that it no longer has any meaning outside of being a one-liner. No cliche in baseball gets more use than “you can never have too much pitching.” It seems like the phrase is used during every game, whether the man on the mound is performing...
Kiley brings us reports on the two top pitchers from his two days of watching the AA clubs of the Dodgers and White Sox. Inside are reports on White Sox rehabbing LHP John Danks and Dodgers top prospect RHP Zach Lee.