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Los Angeles Dodgers
Aaron Harang was traded to the Rockies in exchange for catcher Ramon Hernandez and cash. Chad has more on the deal here.
It was just a matter of time before the Dodgers traded one of the Harang/Chris Capuano to help clear a crowded pen and open up a spot on the 25-man roster for the soon-to-return Chad Billingsley.
Hernandez will serve as the backup to A.J. Ellis in all likelihood, which would push Tim Federowicz back to AAA, but I’d prefer to have the younger player with upside.
The Dodgers released non-roster invitee Kevin Gregg.
A former closer who couldn’t find a big league job as a free agent over the winter, Gregg signed a Minor League contract with the Dodgers that did not have an opt-out clause. Earlier last week, Gregg said he felt there was a mutual “understanding” that the club would release him to find another job if there wasn’t room on the Major League roster.
With three extra starters (Aaron Harang, Chris Capuano and Ted Lilly) still candidates for trade, the Dodge...
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I like Yasiel Puig. I like him a lot, actually. I even ranked him as the top prospect in the Dodgers system for 2013.
However, if you follow me on Twitter, most of what I tweet about him is sort of dismissive. That’s not because I’m not excited about him, but rather because he seems to make people incredibly stupid.
For example, look at the tweets just from the last couple of...
The Los Angeles Dodgers not only did some sweeping this weekend but they re-organized the garage as well. Coming off a weekend sweep of the Pittsburgh Pirates, GM Ned Colletti made good on a few off season promises.
The Dodgers are counting on Ramon Hernandez to be the veteran they need to back up AJ Ellis.
Last winter, Colletti said that obtaining a veteran back-up catcher for A...
Hyun-Jin Ryu, Matt Kemp and Clayton Kershaw have serious skills on the baseball diamond.
But what about the dance floor?
.@hyunjinryu99 brought some style to the Dodgers clubhouse. RyuStyle ft. @therealmattkemp and @claytonkersh22: atmlb.comXAk4uH Los Angeles Dodgers (@Dodgers) April 9, 2013
The trio performed 'Gangnam Style' in the Dodgers clubhouse and, well, have a look...
The Pittsburgh Pirates jumped out to an early lead against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday afternoon.
Starling Marte, who was the only Pirate to get a base hit off of Clayton Kershaw in Saturday nights game , led off the game with a single to left field off of MLB rookie Hyun-Jin Ryu. Ryu got Neil Walker to pop out to shortstop before Andrew McCutchen hit a two-run home run to...
The Dodgers' offense is off to a slow start, which is pretty much the norm for this club in the last, oh, 25 years. At least, it seems that way.
In the same breath, the pitching is off to a great start, which is par for the course.
The Dodger pitching staff is tops in a ton of categories:
Runs - 10
Earned runs - 6
Hits - 28
Doubles - 1
Walks - 8
Shutouts - 3
Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw has been named National League Player of the Week after his two lights out performances to start the season.
At a time when the Dodgers' bats have struggled to find consistency, Kershaw, the team's ace, has at least done his part to shut down the opposition, going 2-0 in two starts and not allowing a single earned run...
The first Sunday afternoon game at Dodger Stadium was played in nice weather and beautiful sunshine. A sellout crowd (52,053 tickets sold according to Vin Scully) showed up to watch the Dodgers play the final game of the 3 game series against the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Hyun-Jin Ryu started for the Dodgers and immediately gave up a single to Starling Marte, the second consecutive game...
Dexter Fowler hit an early two-run homer and Jhoulys Chacin pitched effectively into the seventh inning, helping the Colorado Rockies to a 9-1 win over San Diego on Sunday for their first sweep of the Padres at Coors Field in 10 years.
Wilin Rosario broke open a tight game with a three-run homer in the seventh as the Rockies improved to 5-1, their best start since 1995 when the...
The Rockies have lost eight straight at AT&T Park.It looked like the Colorado Rockies had finally broken through.The Rockies put up five runs in the 2nd inning of Tuesday night's game against Tim Lincecum and the defending World Champion San Francisco Giants. That isn't a typo. The Rockies, who in year's past have scored five runs in an entire three game series at...