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The Dodgers have signed 33-year old switch-hitting catcher Josh Bard to a 1-year deal. Bard played in 26 games for the Mariners last year and he was 17 for 81 (.210 avg, .589 OPS) with 5 runs scored, 2 homers and 11 RBIs. Bard has now played in 586 games in his first 10 years in the majors and he is 452 of 1,778 (.254 avg, .705 OPS) with 162 runs scored, 39 homers, 220 RBIs and 1 stolen base. Bard will have a shot to win a job with the Dodgers next spring. Heck, he could even be the next starting catcher of the Dodgers.
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Los Angeles Dodgers first baseman James Loney was accused of spitting at a cop after being arrested over his part in a multiple-car accident last month, TMZ reported Thursday, citing a police report.
Loney was hospitalized after allegedly smashing his Maserati into a Toyota, a Mercedes and a Mini at around 6:00pm local time in Los Angeles on Nov. 14.
Police reportedly claim that...
Authorities are awaiting the results of a blood test on Los Angeles Dodgers first baseman James Loney, who was arrested last month on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol.
California Highway Patrol spokesman Leland Tang says the 27-year-old athlete was arrested Nov. 14 after his 2009 Maserati hit three cars on a Los Angeles freeway.
Tang tells the Los Angeles Times...
Molly Knight is tweeting that Dodgers GM Ned Colletti is looking into Chase Headley. We heard last night that the Dodgers were looking for a bat. Could Headley be the mystery guy we were hearing about last night?
Colletti said that if a deal were to be consummated, it might not be before the end of the winter meetings on Thursday. "Nothing is imminent," Colletti said...
Belated: The Dodgers signed Jerry Hairston, Jr. to a 2-year/$6M deal. It's terrible. That is all.
The Dodgers have subpoenaed Chase
Carey, the same Fox exec who once traded Mike Piazza to Florida, earning the eternal wrath of Dodger fans everywhere.
On Dec. 27, Fox will ask Gross to dismiss the Dodgers from bankruptcy, arguing that owner Frank McCourt can repay the Dodgers...
Pitcher Aaron Harang agreed Thursday to a $12 million, two-year contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers, filling out their projected starting rotation for next season.
The 33-year-old right-hander was 14-7 with a career-low 3.64 ERA in 28 starts for his hometown San Diego Padres last season. He joins a rotation that includes NL Cy Young Award winner Clayton Kershaw, Chad Billingsley...
Bill Shaikin‘s latest article for the Los Angeles Times brings the welcome news that Frank McCourt has to get the **** out by April 30th and that bids will be taken starting January 13th. However, it also brings the news that McCourt will retain the parking lots around the stadium and will have final say on the new owner.
Frank McCourt must divest himself of the Dodgers and their...
Molly Knight of ESPN the Magazine dropped this interesting tidbit last night:"Source: Dodgers looking into Chase Headley."Headley had the best season of his career in a few categories in 2011, but he doesn't bring much pop to the party. His slash line in 2011 was .289/.374/.399. The average and on-base numbers are solid, but the slugging isn't.#####The White...
Today, we're taking a trip to a far away place, up high above the clouds, in Cardboard Heaven. I've made stops there before, beginning way back with my first trade and ending with my one hundredth trade. There was even a stop in-between. For our fourth trade, Cam sent me some really great stuff. We'll start off with one of my favorite non-Chargers, Patrick Willis.Numbered...
Dodgers Sign Jerry Hairston Jr.
Dodgers, Aaron Harang Making Progress On Deal
Eric Stephen at True Blue LA has it right: by trying to stay afloat in 2012, Ned Colletti may be sinking the ship in 2013. Hurry up and buy the team, Magic!
Also: Dodgers collect 30-something mediocrities (ESPN SweetSpot)
Ned Colletti said he is pursuing a trade that would potentially improve the Dodger's offense.
The favorite for the Dodgers' right-handed reliever role still needing to be filled remains the man who had the role last year, Mike MacDougal, who turned into the bargain pickup of the winter.
A federal bankruptcy judge in Delaware has granted the Los Angeles Dodgers more time to file a bankruptcy reorganization plan.
WILMINGTON, DEL. (AP) - Fox Sports would suffer significant harm if the Los Angeles Dodgers auction off the television rights to future games, a sports media expert testified Thursday in a bankruptcy court dispute over the future of the major league team.Edwin Desser said the Dodgers' plan to sell media ...
Mariners manager Eric Wedge indicated on Tuesday in his meeting with the media at the Winter Meetings that Ichiro Suzuki's role could indeed be changing after 11 seasons almost exclusively as the club's leadoff hitter.
Jack Zduriencik came to the Winter Meetings with a specific shopping list, but the Mariners' general manager headed back to Seattle on Thursday afternoon with the same needs after four days at the Hilton Anatole Hotel yielded lots of talk but no done deals.