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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...
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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...
May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Dodgers Alex Guerrero Gets Mike Tyson Treatment

The Albuquerque Isotopes, Triple-A affiliate of the Los Angeles Dodgers, have been hitting very well at the plate as of late. The team had five players go for three hits on Monday night including Alex Guerrero and Clint Robinson falling one hit shy of a cycle. On Tuesday, the team unfortunately did some hitting in the dugout when Guerrero and catcher Miguel Olivo got into an altercation...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
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"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.
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:— MLB (@MLB) January 22, 2014The 35...
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January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

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