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Beckett & Maholm return in style, Guerrero needs sliding practice

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...
Via Dodgers Digest
March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Prospect Watch: Michael Young’s retirement opens the door for Alexander Guerrero

Cuban defector Alexander Guerrero arrives in the bigs with plenty of questions, but plenty of power potential, too. To the extent that you can call any 27 year old a prospect, Alexander Guerrero is one of the more interesting first year players on the radar this year. The new Los Angeles Dodgers second baseman, by way of a four year $28 million contract out of Cuba, has a reasonable...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Round-Up 9/21: Guerrero, Catchers and Kemp

22 days until pitchers and catchers report!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! That was 22 exclamation marks for scale. Here's the Dodgers news of the day: In perhaps the best news of the day, we learned that Alexander Guerrero is already in AZ, getting in his reps before everyone else arrives. The big concern with him over the offseason was that, due to inability to attain a visa...
Via The True Blue Crew
January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Down On The Farm – Winter Leagues Update: Alexander Guerrero concern, Chris Reed

Our latest installment covers the last two weeks or so of Winter League action, including perhaps reason to worry about Alexander Guerrero‘s readiness. The lack of updates goes hand-in-hand with the lack of relevant prospects still playing. —— Dominican Winter League Alexander Guerrero – 2B Guerrero has reached safely in just six of his last 22 plate appearances with a pair...
December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Dodgers might need a 2B if Alexander Guerrero isn't ready by opening day

Alexander Guerrero was signed to be the Dodgers' everyday second baseman, but he hasn't looked like that so far this winter. Not because of poor performance -- he's hitting .289/.325/.447 -- but because he hasn't played that much (40 plate appearances).Guerrero, 27,  suffered a hamstring injury in early November, sat out nearly three weeks, came back and seemed to...
Via Feelin' Kinda Blue
December 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Analyzing Baseball America's Dodgers' Top 10 prospects list for 2014

Baseball America is in full prospect-ranking season, and the Dodgers' Top 10 list officially drops online Monday.However, the print publication (yes, print media still exist) came out on Tuesday to give us an early look at the list.Big thanks to silverwidow99 for making the list public.1. OF Joc Pederson2. SS Corey Seager3. LHP Julio Urias4. RHP Zach Lee5. RHP Chris Anderson6...
Via Feelin' Kinda Blue
November 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Alexander Guerrero hasn’t played in a week due to a thigh injury

Alexander Guerrero hit a homer in the last game he played, but the problem is that he hasn’t played since exiting that game with an injury. Many people inquired as to the extent of it, and it’s been recently revealed that it was a thigh issue (hamstring, I’m guessing). According to an audio interview with, Guerrero updated his status and when he will return...
November 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Down On The Farm – Winter Leagues Update: Seager, Pederson, Alexander Guerrero, Gordon, Luis Cruz

Alexander Guerrero made his Winter League debut in the Dominican Winter League. —– Arizona Fall League Corey Seager – SS Corey played in just two games this past week but did hit an eight-inning, game-tying grand slam in the first of those two contests (a game the Glendale Desert Dogs would win in the ninth inning). Brian Cavazos-Galvez and Chris O’Brien posted OBPs of .417...
November 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Video of Alexander Guerrero's first home run in Dominican Winter League

Yes, it's the Dominican Winter League, but Alexander Guerrero's first home run is a glimpse into what the Dodgers and their fans can expect from the offensive-minded second baseman going forward. Guerrero went 3-for-3 with a home run. He also exited the game early due to an apparent injury. @FeelinKindaBlue also left the game after injuring himself. No word on if...
Via Feelin' Kinda Blue
November 13, 2013  |  Discuss

AP Source: Dodgers land Cuban prospect Guerrero

The Dodgers have agreed to a $28 million, four-year contract with Cuban prospect Alexander Guerrero, according to a person familiar with the deal. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because no announcement had been made Tuesday. The deal calls for a $10 million signing bonus payable upon approval of the contract by Major League Baseball. Guerrero...
Via AP on Fox
October 22, 2013  |  Discuss
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