Signing Cuban infielders hasn’t worked out terribly well for the Dodgers in recent years, as neither Alexander Guerrero nor Erisbel Arruebarrena has developed as hoped. Perhaps the third time will be the charm. The Dodgers are obviously hoping so, banking $62.5 million on infielder Hector Olivera, winning the latest bidding for a Cuban import. According to MLB.com’s Jesse Sanchez...
Andrew Heaney was a Los Angeles Dodger for like four hours. Dodgers GM Farhan Zaidi was intent on not letting me watch Sons of Anarchy tonight, flipping Heaney from the Marlins to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in exchange for second baseman Howie Kendrick. Howie Kendrick will finally get to play second base in Los Angeles Doing research on Heaney, I was starting to get excited...
The Dodgers tied today’s Spring Training bout against the Padres, 3-3, but it’s the Cactus League, so who cares? The main takeaway from today is that Josh Beckett certainly looked healthy in his quest to comeback from thoracic outlet syndrome. Beckett faced seven batters over his two-inning stint with three strikeouts and only one hit allowed. More than stats though, his mechanics...
The Los Angeles Dodgers signed Cuban emigre and infielder Alexander Guerrero this offseason, with a view (it would seem) to installing him at second base for the 2014 season. Because Guerrero didn’t participate in the most recent World Baseball Classic and because there’s little in the way of other extant footage of him and because […]
Cuban prospect Alexander Guerrero is comfortable with his manager saying a platoon at second base is a possibility. ''No problem,'' Guerrero said through an interpreter. ''It's fine as long as I'm continuing to work on making the adjustment.'' Guerrero, whom the Dodgers signed to a four-year, $28 million contract in October, is in camp trying to prove he can be the Dodgers' everyday...
Via Associated Press
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