Found June 02, 2013 on Valley Bay News:
The Los Angeles Dodgers injury situation this season has been something to behold. Sunday the team recalled Matt Magill from AAA to start in place of Hyun-Jin Ryu who is still battling soreness in his foot after using it to stop a groundball last time out. Magill was less than stellar as the young right-hander was hammered for seven runs (six earned) in a 7-2 loss to the Colorado Rockies. The Rockies were able to take advantage of the nine walks issued by Magill in his six innings of work but the real damage was done by way of four home runs including two off the bat of Dexter Fowler. The nine walks were the most allowed by a Dodgers pitcher in less than nine innings in franchise history. Jorge De La Rosa held the Dodgers to just two runs and six hits over seven innings with the only runs coming on a second inning double from Skip Schumaker that scored Andre Ethier and Luis Cruz. The Dodgers combined to strikeout nine times as Rockies pitching barely had to work against the weak hit...

Dodgers' prospect Yasiel Puig, profile right fielder, amazes in his MLB debut

If anyone had doubts about Yasiel Puig's ability to be a right fielder long-term, just check out the last play of his Major League debut Monday night. Wow. What an amazing way to end ones big league debut. It was a perfect throw, too, especially considering his momentum was carrying him to the right field corner. Oh, and Puig went 2-for-4 with a two singles as the...

Yasiel Puig was called up for one reason and one reason only

Behold! My skills! To reenact the scene where Mo Vaughn tackles George Bell to protect Aaron Sele. Seriously though, apparently something like this is likely to happen, but should it? While I understand the emotions as much as anybody, the Dodgers will unfairly never get actual retribution for Carlos Quentin being an idiot, and getting Stephen Fife ejected in the first inning is...

Injury Roll Call: Kemp looking at DL minimum, Hanley few games away, Beckett’s future in doubt

It’s been a tough week for Matt Kemp injury-wise. First, he was hit on the right elbow by a pitch and had to be removed later in that game due to numbness. For the second time in four days, Matt Kemp was replaced by Skip Schumaker in center field during the game. But on Tuesday against the Angels, the ninth inning move happened because Kemp felt numbness after he was hit by a pitch...

Dodgers call up their phenom

With Matt Kemp still on the DL, the Dodgers have decided to call up 22-year-old Yasiel Puig in hopes of giving their offense a bit of a boost. 

Los Angeles Dodgers Promote Yasiel Puig

The Los Angeles Dodgers have officially promoted the $42 million man calling up top prospect Yasiel Puig. The native of Cuba has been tearing it up in Double A with the Chattanooga Lookouts hitting at a .313 clip with 8 home runs and 13 stolen bases in 40 contests before the promotion. The much heralded 22-year old will make his major league debut on Monday as the Dodgers are set...

Dodgers place A.J. Ellis on DL

The Los Angeles Dodgers placed catcher A.J. Ellis on the 15-day disabled list yesterday with a slight oblique injury. Ellis may not have been transferred to the DL if the Dodgers didn’t need a roster spot to replace injured pitcher Hyun-jin Ryu, according to Ken Gurnick of Los Angeles didn’t think Ryu – who was scratched from yesterday’s start due to...

Hanley Ramirez successfully plays rehab game

All-Star shortstop Hanley Ramirez is almost ready to return for the Los Angeles Dodgers. Ramirez started the final stage of his rehab from a hamstring injury on Friday night, when he played for the Class-A Rancho Cucamonga Quakes.'s Steven Lynch called the game 'uneventful but encouraging' for the 29-year-old, who did not record a hit but did walk during his...

Dodgers' Carl Crawford exits with leg injury

The Los Angeles Dodgers may be facing yet another hamstring injury.  Carl Crawford had to leave yesterday's game against the Colorado Rockies after experiencing an issue with his leg.  The issue appeared to be some sort of hamstring injury, but the team will evaluate Crawford further before releasing a diagnosis. As Dayn Perry of CBS Sports said, Dodgers' GM Ned Coletti...

Injuries Piling Up for Dodgers, Yasiel Puig to the Rescue?

The 2013 season has not gotten off to the start that the Los Angeles Dodgers and their faithful fans had hoped for. The first two full months of the season have been marred by injuries and no one on the roster seems to be immune from this rash of ailments. Let’s take a quick look at the list of injuries, the tentative return to play for each guy, and how significant each injury...

Crawford leaves with hamstring injury

Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Carl Crawford has left Saturday's game against the Colorado Rockies because of a left hamstring injury. Crawford was injured legging out a double in the third inning. A trainer came out to second base and immediately escorted Crawford to the dugout. The Dodgers later described the injury as a cramp in the hamstring. Crawford was replaced by Scott...

Dodgers Look to Yasiel Puig for Offensive Spark

The Yasiel Puig era is beginning tonight for the Los Angeles Dodgers. Mired in a disappointing beginning to the 2013 season, the organization is looking to the 22-year-old outfield prospect in hopes of catching lightning in a bottle. A Cuban defector, Puig has just 63 games of professional experience under his belt in North America but he’s made the most of his time in the minor...

Dodgers use the long ball to get past Padres

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Adrian Gonzalez and Scott Van Slyke homered, Yasiel Puig had a successful major league debut and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the San Diego Padres 2-1 on Monday night. Stephen Fife (1-0) allowed one run and five hits in 5 1-3 innings to earn his first major league win. The right-hander was recalled from Triple-A Albuquerque earlier in the day to replace left...

Yasiel Puig makes throw from warning track to end game with double play

Yasiel Puig left his mark on the game in his MLB debut on Monday night. The Cuban prospect went 2-for-4 with two hits batting in the leadoff spot for the Los Angeles Dodgers. He also made a sick throw for a game-ending double play in the ninth. San Diego Padres outfielder Kyle Blanks was up [...]

Dodgers place Crawford on DL

Carl Crawford is the latest addition to deep list of Dodgers that have been bitten by the injury bug this season.

Yasiel Puig completes his debut by doubling off runner off first from warning track

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