Dodgers second baseman Mark Ellis has returned to the lineup after missing the last 19 games with a right quadriceps strain.
Catcher Tim Federowicz was optioned to Triple-A Albuquerque to make room for Ellis on the 25-man roster. Ellis was batting second Sunday against the Braves.
Ellis was hitting .342 with two homers and 11 RBIs when he injured his quad while running out a grounder...
Mark Ellis finally hit the 15-day DL, being placed on it Monday retroactive to April 27. The Dodgers activated Chris Capuano from the 15-day DL in a corresponding move.
It took the Dodgers about a week longer than it should have, but as expected Mark Ellis was placed on the 15-day disabled list on Monday with a strained right quad. The move clears a spot for Chris Capuano to be activated...
LOS ANGELES The Los Angeles Dodgers placed infielder Mark Ellis on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right quad and reinstated left-handed pitcher Chris Capuano from the disabled list.
Capuano has been on the DL since April 17 with a left calf strain and made a rehab start on Wednesday for Triple-A Albuquerque against Memphis, allowing two runs on seven hits with three...
Hanley Ramirez‘s rehab stint with Rancho Cucamonga has gone well, and he’s supposedly in line to return to The Show early this week.
Dodgers shortstop Hanley Ramirez went 1-for-3 with two RBIs in his first of two scheduled rehab starts with the Quakes, as Rancho downed the visiting Lake Elsinore Storm, 8-3, at LoanMart Field on Saturday night.
Ramirez led off the game with a...
Los Angeles Dodgers second baseman Mark Ellis exited last
night’s contest against the Milwaukee Brewers after he suffered a strained
right quad. He’ll undergo further testing to determine the extent of the injury,
but manager Don Mattingly told reporters – including Austin Laymance of MLB.com
– that he believes the strain could sideline Ellis for an extended stretch...
NEW YORK (AP) -- Mark Ellis lined two home runs and hit a hard grounder that sent Mets starter Jonathon Niese limping off for X-rays, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers over New York 7-2 Tuesday night.
Ellis got four hits and drove in four runs. He hit his 100th career homer in the fifth inning, then connected for a tiebreaking, three-run shot with two outs in the seventh.
Signed to a back-loaded two-year deal in the off-season, Mark Ellis only played in 110 games after nearly losing a leg on the play you see above, posting a ~2.7 WAR in the process. 35 now and turning 36 years of age next summer, Ellis can’t afford to lose anything physically beyond what Father Time was already taking away from him, particularly when so much of his value...
The Dodgers 2B is out of the hospital after six days after undergoing emergency leg surgery, without which doctors say he could have lost the lower part of his leg.
I was definitely in the minority when the Dodgers signed Mark Ellis in November. Perhaps it's because living in Northern California, I get to watch a lot of Oakland Athletics' games, so I saw him play a lot. Perhaps it's because I have no idea what I'm talking about.
This is what I wrote the day he signed:
"Ellis will likely be the team's starting...
Dodgers second baseman Mark Ellis needed emergency surgery after injuring his leg on Saturday night, and a recent report indicates he was dangerously close to losing a leg.