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AJ ELLIS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Balls flying out of Dodger Stadium and Petco Park this year

Last Sunday, Dodger catcher A.J. Ellis said, “I haven't seen the ball fly at Dodger Stadium like it is this year.”After this Saturday’s game, in which the Dodgers and the Padres combined for seven home runs, Padre outfielder Justin Upton said, “I've never seen the ball fly out of Petco like I did tonight.”The two ballparks are typically thought of as pitchers’ parks with...
Via Fox Sports
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dodgers catcher A.J. Ellis leaves game with hand injury

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Dodgers catcher A.J. Ellis has left the game against the San Francisco Giants in the ninth inning with a right hand injury. With the game tied at 2 Wednesday night, Buster Posey hit a one-out single against Chris Hatcher, who then plunked Justin Maxwell. The ball came off Maxwell then hit Ellis' mask before landing hard on his right hand. Athletic trainer Stan...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

A.J. Ellis Has Legs, Hit A Homer

You can file this under “things that are ultimately meaningless but nice to see anyway,” A.J. Ellis hit a homer against Milwaukee yesterday. In and of itself, that’s maybe not that memorable. Alex Guerrero hit a homer too. O’Koyea Dickson has two. Darnell Sweeney and Kyle Jensen also have dingers. Hitting homers in Arizona, well, it’s just not unheard of. Dodgers @Indians...
Via Dodgers Digest
March 07, 2015  |  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 Injury Update: A.J. Ellis heading to DL with ankle sprain

According to Bill Plunkett of The Orange County Register, A.J. Ellis of the Los Angeles Dodgers will be placed on the 15-day disabled list with a sprained ankle. He hurt himself while celebrating Josh Beckett’s no-hitter on Sunday.A.J. Ellis severely sprained his right ankle during the no-hitter celebration yesterday.— Pedro Moura (@pedromoura) May 26, 2014 #481635495 / gettyimages...
Via Sports Injury Alert
May 26, 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

A.J. Ellis to have surgery on left knee for meniscus tear, what now?

In a reveal that seemingly came out of nowhere, the Dodgers official Twitter broke news that A.J. Ellis would be undergoing arthroscopic surgery on his left knee for a meniscus tear. He also underwent in operation for a meniscus tear in the same knee back in October of 2012. #Dodgers catcher AJ Ellis is scheduled to undergo arthroscopic surgery on his left knee for a meniscus tear...
Via Dodgers Digest
April 07, 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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