Dodgers need A.J. Ellis and Tim Federowicz to improve pitch-framing

Pitch framing is all the rage these days, thanks to advanced statistics and guys like Ben Lindbergh (Baseball Prospectus) and Jeff Sullivan (FanGraphs).I remember being taught a little about the art whilst playing baseball growing up. It's not as easy as some may think, but it's something that should be learned and catchers should at least attempt to improve as their careers...
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Adam Eaton Literally Gives Dodgers Catcher a Hand After Striking Out, Falling Down, Letting Himself Get Tagged (GIF)

Adam Eaton is a very helpful ballplayer. After Dodgers catcher Tim Federowicz had trouble scooping up a pitch to record a strikeout of Eaton for the third out in the fifth inning of Arizona’s win over Los Angeles on Wednesday night, Eaton did everything he could to lend Federowicz a hand. Eaton struck out on three pitches, and his last swing was a doozy. He went around so hard...
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September 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Dodgers Option Justin Sellers, Recall Tim Federowicz

The Los Angeles Dodgers have optioned short stop Justin Sellers to Triple-A Albuquerque. To take his spot on the active roster the organization has recalled catcher Tim Federowicz from their Triple-A Albuquerque affiliate. He will serve as the third catcher for the Dodgers. The post Los Angeles Dodgers Option Justin Sellers, Recall Tim Federowicz appeared first on FFLockerRoom...
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May 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Dodgers Activate Ted Lilly Option Tim Federowicz

MLB News: The Los Angeles Dodgers activated left hander Ted Lilly from the 15-day disabled list Wednesday, in time for him to make tonight’s start against the New York Mets. To make room for Lilly, catcher Tim Federowicz was optioned to Triple-A Albuquerque. Fantasy Ramifications: Neither player holds fantasy value at the moment, and because Lilly is recovering from shoulder surgery...
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April 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Dodgers Recall Tim Federowicz, Place Chris Capuano On DL

MLB News: The Los Angeles Dodgers made a pair of moves Wednesday, recalling catcher Tim Federowicz while placing pitcher Chris Capuano on the 15-day disabled list. Federowicz is most likely here for a limited time serving as the Dodgers third catcher where as Los Angeles, who was rich in starting pitching a few weeks ago is not scrambling for it. With the loss of Zack Grienke (disabled...
Via FF Locker Room
April 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Dodgers make rookies dress up as women (Photo)

Rookie hazing is alive and well in major league baseball, as evidenced by this picture from the Los Angeles Dodgers Twitter feed where rookies dressed up in various female outfits and blonde wigs for their trip to DC. Pitcher Stephen Fife is dressed as the maid and catcher Tim Federowicz is the nurse. Can't confirm the others. H/T RTP. Related: Rangers reliever...
Via Holdout Sports
September 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Dodgers Add Abreu, Federowicz, Ely, Guerra As Rosters Expand

Matt Guerrier returned Friday night from the disabled list after being sidelined with right elbow tendinitis since April 19. Although he gave the deciding run that led to the Dodgers eventual loss, Guerrier is reportedly feeling good and ready for the final weeks of the season. Guerrier figures to be one of Mattingly’s go-to bullpen arms on a daily basis for the rest of the way...
Via Dodgers Rumors
September 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Dodgers recall Federowicz, Guerra

LOS ANGELES The Los Angeles Dodgers today recalled catcher Tim Federowicz and right-handed pitcher Javy Guerra and selected the contract of right-hander John Ely from Triple-A Albuquerque. To make room on the 40-man roster, the club transferred outfielder Alfredo Silverio to the 60-day disabled list. Ely, who will wear No. 48, was selected as the Pacific Coast Leagues Pitcher of...
Via Fox Sports West
September 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Tim Federowicz, Alex Castellanos, Javy Guerra Lead Potential September Helpers

Now that rosters have expanded, let the speculation on who gets the September call begin! Pump the brakes a bit though, because unfortunately for the people who wish to see young players show their stuff: 1) the 40-man roster is full 2) guys on the 60-day DL are due to return 3) um … the
Via ChadMoriyama.com
September 01, 2012  |  Discuss

4 Dodgers Prospects & 1 Manager Make Best Tools List + Complete List Of Dodgers International Signings

Baseball America has released their Best Tools rankings for 2012 and it includes four Dodgers prospects and one Dodgers manager. Tim Federowicz of the Albuquerque Isotopes was named Best Defensive Catcher in the Pacific Coast League. His manager, Lorenzo Bundy, was voted as the Best Managerial Prospect in the league. Garrett Gould of the Rancho
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August 10, 2012  |  Discuss

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