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LOS ANGELES (AP) The Los Angeles Dodgers placed catcher Yasmani Grandal on the seven-day concussion disabled list Saturday and called up Austin Barnes from Triple-A Oklahoma City to serve as A.J. Ellis' backup.
Grandal, who came to the Dodgers from San Diego in December in the Matt Kemp trade, was taken out of Friday night's 2-1 victory over the Padres after four innings for precautionary...
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New Dodger catcher Yasmani Grandal behind the plate against the Seattle Mariners. (Mandatory Credit: LA Sports Hub)
Dodger catcher Yasmani Grandal was removed from Friday night’s game against the Padres after sustaining two blows to the face mask. In the third inning, the follow-through of Yangervis Solarte’s swing came in contact with the side of Grandal’s head, and in the...
Los Angeles Dodgers’ Yasmani Grandal hits a three-run home run during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers Thursday, May 7, 2015, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
First year Dodgers catcher Yasmani Grandal insisted to the coaching staff during Spring Training that he wouldn’t press and that he wouldn’t try to do too much at the plate heading...
Former Padres catcher Yasmani Grandal did this yesterday in the Dodgers 14-4 win over the Brewers. His historic day included four hits in four at-bats (two home runs and two singles), two walks, eight RBIs, and 129 masterfully received pitches behind the plate.
Grandal has quietly — at least until yesterday — put together one of the best catcher seasons in the majors, as...
With the Dodgers up 7-3, I tweeted this:
God I'm so tired, score 10 runs so I can be secure it's been won.
— Chad Moriyama (@ChadMoriyama) May 7, 2015
Then Yasmani Grandal did this:
And I was supposed to sleep, but everybody abandoned me, so here is a crappy recap.
But seriously, it was all about Grandal, whose slash is now .301/.414/.534/.948.
Only 2 other Dodgers players...
The sequence of events involving Los Angeles Dodgers catcher Yasmani Grandal in the 13th inning happened so quickly, the Arizona Diamondbacks didn't know what hit them.
Grandal threw out a runner at the plate after an errant pitch in the top of the inning, then homered leading off the bottom half to give the NL West-leading Dodgers a 1-0 victory Sunday and extend their winning...
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22 days ago
(Mandatory Credit: Jake Roth/USA TODAY)
“He’s been unbelievable back there,” Dodgers’ pitcher Zack Greinke said of his teammate and freshman Dodgers catcher Yasmani Grandal, “His catching is better than advertised.” When it comes to Grandal’s “advertising,” the jury is still out. He’s universally hailed as one of the best pitch-framers in the league. From 2007...
This will be the most unfamiliar team in recent history for fans, but this does not mean that the Los Angeles Dodgers aren’t one of the most dangerous teams in the National League. Here are a few bold predictions for the upcoming 2015 campaign.
1. Yasmani Grandal will hit more home runs than Matt Kemp
Many Dodger fans were upset about the Dodgers-Padres trade, which centered...
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It’s back. Baseball season is back.
Pitchers and catchers for the Los Angeles Dodgers report for spring training next Thursday, Feb. 19. The rest of the team reports the following Wednesday, Feb. 25, and their first workout as a full team is the next day. After a busy off-season full of change, fans of the Dodgers are looking forward to seeing their new acquisitions in action...