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AJ ELLIS RUMORS & GOSSIP

A.J. Ellis, Dodgers Agree to One-year, $4.25 Million Deal

A.J. Ellis and the Los Angeles Dodgers have agreed to a one-year deal worth $4.25 million, according to Jon Heyman. aj ellis settles on 2015 deal with dodgers for $4.25M — Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) January 13, 2015 Ellis, 33, is expected to split time behind the plate with Yasmani Grandal, who was acquired from the San Diego Padres in a trade involving Matt Kemp. Ellis earned...
Via Baseball Essential
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Dodgers avoid arbitration with A.J. Ellis, Marlins sign Nick Masset

The Dodgers have avoided arbitration with catcher A.J. Ellis signing the backstop to a one-year deal worth $4.25 million. Ellis was arbitration eligible for the second time this winter after hitting .191/.323/.254 with three home runs and 25 RBI across 93 games last season. It is a high price to pay for a backup catch the caliber of Ellis but the Dodgers are able and willing to...
Via Tireball.com
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Dodgers, C A.J. Ellis agree to 1-year deal deal worth $4.25 million

  Catcher A.J. Ellis and the Los Angeles Dodgers have agreed to a $4.25 million, one-year contract, a $700,000 raise. Ellis hit a career-low .191 last season while playing in 93 games. He spent time spent on the disabled list for knee surgery and a sprained ankle. New general manager Farhan Zaidi recognized that Ellis is a leader on the club whose preparation and comfort level with...
Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  Discuss

A.J. Ellis Gets A Raise

Over the weekend, A.J. Ellis bundled up to attend the Packers/Cowboys game at Lambeau Field. Now, he be pretty happy about a nice raise for 2015. According to Jon Heyman… aj ellis settles on 2015 deal with dodgers for $4.25M — Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) January 13, 2015 …which is a nice bump from the $3.55 million he made in 2014. (And yet still below the $4.6 million he...
Via Dodgers Digest
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Dodgers player review: A.J. Ellis

In my first installment of player reviews for the Los Angeles Dodgers, I will be looking at catcher A.J. Ellis. In his third full season as the starting catcher of the Dodgers, Ellis had his worst offensive season of his career. The 33 year old catcher showed a lot of wear and tear throughout the season, only appearing in 93 games behind the plate for the Dodgers. Looking at the...
Via isportsweb.com
October 24, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jermaine Jones delivers 'first kick' for Dodgers

Your browser does not support iframes.U.S. men's soccer star Jermaine Jones was invited to throw the ceremonial first pitch before Friday night's Los Angeles Dodgers game against San Diego. After throwing the pitch (which was actually not bad), Brian Wilson presented Jones with a soccer ball to give Jones a chance to showcase his real talent.Jones lined up to kick the ball towards...
Via Holdout Sports
July 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Dodgers' A.J. Ellis set to return today

The Los Angeles Dodgers edged the Miami Marlins last night by the score of 6-5. The win improved the Dodgers to 21-19, third in the National League West. Matt Kemp and Drew Butera each had two runs scored for the Dodgers. Butera, who has been filling in for A.J. Ellis behind the plate, is batting .234 with two home runs and six RBI. Ellis is due to return tonight following a...
Via Sports Injury Alert
May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Here’s How A.J. Ellis Got Injured

When we learned yesterday that A.J. Ellis had injured his left knee, requiring surgery today, the question was inevitably: How? Ellis played a full game on Saturday, and taking a seat on Sunday didn’t seem out of the ordinary, since he’d played every inning of the season to that point. Now, Ellis was involved in a close play at the plate on Saturday, getting called out (and...
Via Dodgers Digest
April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Dodgers need A.J. Ellis and Tim Federowicz to improve pitch-framing

Pitch framing is all the rage these days, thanks to advanced statistics and guys like Ben Lindbergh (Baseball Prospectus) and Jeff Sullivan (FanGraphs).I remember being taught a little about the art whilst playing baseball growing up. It's not as easy as some may think, but it's something that should be learned and catchers should at least attempt to improve as their careers progress...
Via Feelin' Kinda Blue
January 13, 2014  |  Discuss
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