The Los Angeles Dodgers announced Tuesday that former Tampa Bay Rays executive vice president of baseball operations, Andrew Friedman, has been hired as the clubs new president of baseball operations.
Current general manager Ned Colletti will become a senior advisor to team president Stan Kasten.
“Ned Colletti has played a major role in the success of the Los Angeles Dodgers...
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Fresh off another early playoff exit, the Los Angeles Dodgers shook up their front office Tuesday.
They hired Andrew Friedman for the new position of president of baseball operations, while current general manger Ned Colletti will stay on in a new role as a senior adviser to team president and CEO Stan Kasten.
Friedman comes from the Tampa Bay Rays, where he was...
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October 14, 2014
LOS ANGELES (AP) The Dodgers have hired Andrew Friedman for the new position of president of baseball operations, while current general manger Ned Colletti will stay on as a senior adviser to team president and CEO Stan Kasten.
Friedman comes from the Tampa Bay Rays, where he was executive vice president of baseball operations for nine years after being hired at age 28.
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October 14, 2014
One year ago, Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Hanley Ramirez was batting .363 and the Dodgers loved him as they headed into the playoffs. Everyone thought a contract extension for Ramirez wouldn't be far behind. The playoffs came and went and the Dodgers are no further in giving Ramirez a new contract. The disconnect could potentially set up one of the most interesting free-agencies...
Former major league pitcher Bob Welch died of a heart attack Monday night. He was only 57 years old.
Bob Welch, seen here at a 2013 Dodgers old-timers game, is most remembered for his strike out of Reggie Jackson in the 1978 World Series.
Welch, who pitched for 17 years in the Major Leagues, was drafted by the Dodgers in 1977 out of Eastern Michigan University. He made his major...
SEAL BEACH, Calif. -- The Oakland Athletics say Cy Young-winning pitcher Bob Welch has died.
The team says in a statement the two-time All-Star died in Seal Beach on Monday night. He was 57. The team says a cause of death was unavailable.
Welch also pitched for the Los Angeles Dodgers.
"The Los Angeles Dodgers are saddened to learn of the passing of Bob Welch," said...
The new team ownership has infused some life into the Dodgers fan base as 2014 season tickets and other presales have far outpaced previous years. And they’re going to need the income to meet the highest payroll in the game at $235M and they might be buyers at the trade deadline. Beat writer for the Los Angeles Times, Bill Shaikin, has the stats via tweet (quotes from Dodgers...
Is it him? Probably not. But maybe. Or not. (via)
Stan Kasten is just the best. Sometimes I think he just gets a blast out of messing with everyone. Like this from tonight, for example:
Stan Kasten tells fans at Dodger Stadium town hall there will be a new player joining camp soon, but doesn’t name him
— Pedro Moura (@PedroMoura) February 11, 2014
While it’s certainly a ton...
Everyone assumes the Dodgers are going to sign Masahiro Tanaka this winter. It's a reasonable assumption. But what happens if the Dodgers don't end up with the 25-year-old Japanese righty?The new posting system, which was reportedly agreed upon before MLB pulled the offer last week, has been delayed again. Reports now say Tanaka might not be posted until the end of the year...