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Dodgers' roster news as Spring Training comes closer to conclusion

The Dodgers have made a few roster moves this week as the season is set to open on Thursday in San Diego.CutsJosh Bard and Cory Sullivan were released by the Dodgers. Bard was never going to make the team ahead of starter A.J. Ellis and million-dollar man Matt Treanor. There was a tweet during the contract he signed was guaranteed, but that was obviously not the case. Bard was 2...
Via Feelin' Kinda Blue
March 31, 2012  |  Discuss

The Los Angeles Dodgers sign Josh Bard

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...
Via Dodgers Locker
December 07, 2011  |  Discuss

Rumors: Trading For A Bat & Reliever + Signing Mike MacDougal & Josh Bard

As with most clubs, the Winter Meetings have been busy for the Dodgers, but while other teams are pursuing impact players, the Dodgers are busy trying to identify the clean garbage at the massive dump. Ned Colletti revealed that he is looking to upgrade through trade with a position player and would be willing to listen on a reliever. Dodgers general manager Ned Colletti said he...
December 07, 2011  |  Discuss

Dodgers Close To Agreement With Josh Bard

The Dodgers have agreed to sign Josh Bard to a one-year deal worth about $750K, tweets Jon Heyman. Dylan Hernandez tweets that it's a minor league contract, oh thank God! Hernandez is also tweeting that the Dodgers are still talking to other catchers and the Bard deal is "not a slam dunk." Not sure what  is going on here, but apparently A.J. Ellis, Matt Treanor...
Via Dodgers Rumors
December 07, 2011  |  Discuss

Dodgers Add Hairston, Jr., Frank Has "Absolute" Control Over Parking Lots, Josh Bard A New Dodger

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...
Via 6-4-2: Double Play Blog
December 07, 2011  |  Discuss

Slow Day 2 at Winter Meetings for Dodgers

Compared with Day 1, the Dodgers' second day at the Winter Meetings was slow.News (a term I use loosely here) just broke the Dodgers are close to signing catcher Josh Bard. Jon Heyman first reported it as a 1-year, $750,000 deal.Bard is a catcher and the Dodgers had seemingly filled the need by signing Matt Treanor last month.But here comes Dylan Hernandez to save us all from...
Via Feelin' Kinda Blue
December 07, 2011  |  Discuss

Dodgers sign Josh Bard to one-year deal

The Los Angeles Dodgers have signed Josh Bard to a one-year deal, believed to be $750k Jon Heyman of CBSSports reports. Dylan Hernandez of the LA Times clarifies the signing by noting that the deal is a minor-league deal. In 81 at-bats this season, Bard hit .210. The move is considered odd as the Dodgers are set to go with A.J. Ellis behind the plate and recently signed Matt Treanor...
Via PRO Rumors
December 06, 2011  |  Discuss

Dodgers To Sign Josh Bard

The Dodgers have agreed to sign Josh Bard to a one-year deal worth about $750K, tweets Jon Heyman of MLB Network.
Via MLB Trade Rumors
December 06, 2011  |  Discuss

Bardo’s Diamond Sports piques my interest

My interest in Colorado baseball beyond the Rockies is deep-rooted. I grew up playing the sport in Pueblo with my twin brother Tracy. We were coached by my dad. Those are experiences that defined me and ultimately shaped my career choice. As a father with two sons, I have spent the past eight years coaching youth baseball. There are times it becomes cliché, dealing with playing...
Via All Things Rockies
December 02, 2011  |  Discuss

Bard, Wright, Kennedy, Pena now free agents

Four Mariners players -- catcher Josh Bard, reliever Jamey Wright, infielder Adam Kennedy and designated hitter Wily Mo Pena -- became free agents on Sunday as the Major League Baseball offseason officially got underway.
October 30, 2011  |  Discuss
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