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MIGUEL OLIVO RUMORS & GOSSIP

2014 Dodgers in Review: Catcher/Criminal Miguel Olivo

PA AVG OBP SLG wRC+ HR WAR AAA  81 .368 .407 .605 n/a 4 n/a MLB 13 .217 .240 .304 49 0 -0.1 What happened in 2014: Oh, lord. You know, I’ve been writing these reviews for a long time. I had to deal with Andruw Jones‘ horrendous 2008, and Manny Ramirez‘ 2009 suspension. I’ve written about players having great years and awful ones, injured ones and healthy ones. I’ve talked...
Via Dodgers Digest
November 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Dodgers release Miguel Olivo following ear-biting incident (video)

It didn’t take long for the Los Angeles Dodgers to react and the team did so with impunity on Thursday, releasing catcher Miguel Olivo outright following a bizarre scene during a fight where the catcher bit a chunk of an ear off the head of an Albuquerque Isotope teammate. Olivo, 35, got into an on-field […] The post Dodgers release Miguel Olivo following ear-biting incident...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Olivo in spring training: I want to be Tyson without the earbiting

One of the most bizarre incidents between teammates in MLB history took place earlier this week, when Miguel Olivo bit a teammate’s ear during a fight. The recipient of the bite, Dodgers prospect Alex Guerrero, could miss more than a month after he had to have the piece of his ear that Olivo bit off […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Dodgers- Why Dee Gordon has been their best player

Dee Gordon Coming into the season, the Los Angeles Dodgers had a glaring hole left by Mark Ellis at second base. Ellis was not the best second baseman in baseball, but provided extremely solid defense and was the perfect hitter in the two-hole. The Dodgers not only lost Ellis in the offseason, but Skip Schumaker and Nick Punto are also wearing different jerseys this year. In the...
Via isportsweb.com
May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Miguel Olivo bit part of his teammate's ear off during fight

During Tuesday’s Triple-A game between Albuquerque and Salt Lake, Isotopes teammates Alex Guerrero and Miguel Olivo got into a huge skirmish inside the dugout. At the top of the eighth inning and the Isotopes down 7-2, the teammates fought each other and the end result was Olivo biting the ear off of Guerrero. Salt Lake-Albuquerque game delayed briefly in the 8th inning. Fight...
Via Next Impulse Sports
May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Dodgers @ Twins April 30, 2014: Olivo & Patterson & Cold, Oh My

Now you know what Miguel Olivo looks like, I guess. You’d think that a day where the main focus is to merely watch the weather would be a quiet one, but no, of course not. These are the 2014 Dodgers. So let’s get you caught up with today’s hilarity, shall we? So long, Tim Federowicz. My friend Jay Jaffe tweeted earlier today much the same thing I’ve been talking about for...
Via Dodgers Digest
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Dodgers Rumors - Miguel Olivo requests release

Miguel Olivo is not happy with his role with the Los Angeles Dodgers.  Miguel signed a minor league deal with the Dodgers in January in hopes of landing a spot with the team but it appears that will not be happening.  From MLB.com:"Non-roster catcher Miguel Olivo has asked the Dodgers for his release after being told he will not make Sunday night's flight to Australia for the...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Dodgers sign Miguel Olivo to minor league deal

getty images The Los Angeles Dodgers have signed catcher Miguel Olivo to a minor league deal. Olivo, 35, will also be invited to spring training where he will compete for the back-up job behind A.J. Ellis. Last season Olivo played in 33 games but hit just .203/.250/.392 with four homers before being released by the Miami Marlins.
Via Tireball.com
January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Dodgers Sign Two Catchers to Minor League Contracts

This just showed up: #Dodgers sign C Miguel Olivo and C Griff Erickson to minor-league contracts with invitations to spring training. — J.P. Hoornstra (@jphoornstra) January 22, 2014 Olivo played for the Marlins in 2013, batting .203 with a .642 OPS and 23 strikeouts in 80 plate appearances. He walked out on the team in June after they refused to grant his request...
Via The True Blue Crew
January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Dodgers Notes: Los Angeles signs Miguel Olivo to a minor league contract

Now free from the shackles of the Miami Marlins, catcher Miguel Olivo has procured a fresh start with the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2014, in the form of a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training. The @Dodgers invite No. 1 prospect Joc Pederson, veteran catcher Miguel Olivo to Major League #SpringTraining: http://t.co/ghuYC8nVcj— MLB (@MLB) January 22, 2014The 35...
Via Sports Injury Alert
January 21, 2014  |  Discuss
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