DODGERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Darvish, Watson, and Cingrani see their pitch usage change with Dodgers

The Dodgers front office has always made sure to keep their players as informed as possible and also make themselves available to players looking for answers, as Justin Turner and Ross Stripling testified to in a recent behind-the-scenes look at how things operate by Bob Nightengale of USA Today (I know, but it’s actually good). …
Via Dodgers Digest
2 hours ago

Wood stellar, but 15th win will have to wait

Dodgers lefty Alex Wood likes to put his trust in his infielders, inducing ground balls and not allowing many fly balls, but he had to take a different approach on Tuesday.
Via Dodgers.com
9 hours ago

Grant Dayton, Franklin Gutierrez Earmarked For Rehab Assignments

Grant Dayton threw off the mound at Dodger Stadium, with Los Angeles Dodgers president of baseball operations...
Via Dodger Blue
10 hours ago

Darvish set for Dodger Stadium debut

Yu Darvish will make his highly anticipated Dodger Stadium debut Wednesday as he looks to continue his sizzling start with his new club in the finale of a two-game set against the White Sox.
Via Dodgers.com
10 hours ago

Wood keeps things tight until the Dodgers break loose late

By Cary Osborne The Dodgers have given their fans 37 reasons this season not to leave games early. The 37th was Tuesday night at Dodger Stadium in a game that moved quickly, but quietly. The Dodgers fell behind on the first pitch of the game with a Tim Anderson leadoff home run off Alex Wood. But the Dodgers tied the score with a Logan Forsythe sacrifice fly in the bottom of the sixth...
Via Dodgers Insider
11 hours ago

Dodgers trade Hatcher to Oakland, reinstate Segedin

08/15 White Sox at Dodgers, 7:10 p.m. PT: Chris Taylor LFCorey Seager SSJustin Turner 3BCody Bellinger 1BYasmani Grandal CYasiel Puig RFLogan Forsythe 2BJoc Pederson CFAlex Wood P by Rowan Kavner The Dodgers traded right-handed pitcher Chris Hatcher to Oakland for international amateur signing bonus pool space and reinstated infielder/outfielder Rob Segedin from the 60-day disabled list...
Via Dodgers Insider
15 hours ago

Rob Segedin Reinstated From 60-Day Disabled List

The Los Angeles Dodgers activated Rob Segedin off the 60-day disabled list prior to Tuesday's series opener against...
Via Dodger Blue
16 hours ago

Dodgers trade Hatcher, reinstate Segedin

With a wealth of bullpen depth and his health an issue for much of this season, the Dodgers announced Tuesday they've dealt right-hander Chris Hatcher to the A's in exchange for international amateur signing bonus pool space.
Via Dodgers.com
17 hours ago

Dodgers Trade Chris Hatcher to Oakland, Activate Rob Segedin

The Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday afternoon traded right-handed pitcher Chris Hatcher to Oakland for international amateur signing bonus pool space and reinstated infielder/outfielder Rob Segedin from the 60-day disabled list. Segedin, who missed 102 games due to a right great toe strain and right wrist surgery, appeared in a combined 10 rehab games with Triple-A Oklahoma City and...
Via ThinkBluePC
18 hours ago

Dodgers All-Access: Pulling The Curtain Back At Dodger Stadium

The Los Angeles Dodgers and Los Angeles Sports & Entertainment Commission (LASEC) hosted the fourth annual...
Via Dodger Blue
19 hours ago

Dodgers Roster: How Exactly Does Adrián González Fit In?

A lot has happened since veteran first baseman Adrian Gonzalez played his last big league game for the Dodgers on June 11. Still trailing the Rockies by 1-1/2 games in the division, Los Angeles had a 39-25 record and was finally beginning to find its identity as a team. Initially called upon in late April after Andrew Toles fell victim to an ACL tear and Joc Pederson suffered a...
Via ThinkBluePC
23 hours ago

Walker, Dodger reliever? Promotion seems inevitable for Buehler

Walker Buehler‘s last three outings have been out of the Oklahoma City Dodgers’ bullpen. The front office has all but confirmed Buehler will get a look in the LA bullpen before season’s end. I’m slowly coming around on the idea, but I’m still hesitant to go all-in. It’s no secret the Dodgers’ bullpen has struggled …
Via Dodgers Digest
1 day ago

Winning Dodgers at a loss for nothing but words

LOS ANGELES >> He had just caught another comeback victory and hit another home run, Yasmani Grandal now standing in the Dodgers clubhouse and being asked to discuss his team's astonishing and utter awesomeness. Yet, instead of effervescing with the sort of delight that must come from playing on a club not only chasing but routinely tackling history, Grandal's rather somber...
Via LA Daily News
1 day ago

Dodgers' OF Andre Ethier sells near $5 million Arizona mansion

Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Andre Ethier may be sidelined with a back injury. He’s also seen his career take a turn for the worse in recent seasons. The 35-year-old is hitting just .208 with one homer and two RBI in 16 games on the season.In no way does this mean Ethier’s life off the baseball diamond isn’t aces.The veteran just recently sold this $4.9 million mansion...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kyle Farmer: a Los Angeles Dodgers story

The Los Angeles Dodgers have been a home to many of the best players in major league baseball- from Sandy Koufax in the 1969’s to Clayton Kershaw today.  However not everyone gets to be a permanent fixture on the team.  Take Kyle Farmer for example.  Just a few short weeks ago, no one knew who he was.  He proceeded to have his first ten games with the Dodgers before being sent...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Dodgers reportedly hopeful Clayton Kershaw will return by end of August

Not that the Los Angeles Dodgers need the help, but ace left-hander Clayton Kershaw is getting closer to a return.Kershaw threw a bullpen session over the weekend, clearing the way for him to throw in a simulated game on Wednesday. If all goes according to plan, according to Bill Shaikin of the Los Angeles Times, the Dodgers aim to get Kershaw back on a big league mound by the end...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The Dodgers' Dominance Reveals Their Core Strengths

It was no secret at the start of the year that the Los Angeles Dodgers were the favorites to win the NL West. However, despite their success in the regular season, they have failed to win a World Series in 29 years. And Vegas odds put the over/under at 91.5 games for the regular season. They are on pace for 114 wins. The Dodgers are defying the Vegas odds and are poised to be the...
Via The Sports Quotient
3 days ago  |  Discuss

TODAY IN BASEBALL: August 12

TODAY IN BASEBALL courtesy of National Pastime1984 – Former Dodgers Don Drysdale and Pee Wee Reese, along with Twins slugger Harmon Killebrew, American League hurler Rick Ferrell and perennial All-Star shortstop Luis Aparicio, are inducted into the Hall of Fame. 1984 – When the first pitch of the game, thrown by Braves hurler Pascual Perez, hits Padres leadoff hitter Alan Wiggins...
Via Hall of Very Good
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The Sports Post Weekly Quiz: Trubisky, Dodgers, and More!

Welcome to this week’s quiz, brought to you by The Sports Post, where we pick your brain with current events! Were you paying attention to Mitch Trubisky’s NFL debut? What about those smoking hot Los Angeles Dodgers? NCAA Football is right around the corner too! Plus, the Little League World Series has some of the best young diamond players battling it out.Questions on these...
Via The Sports Post
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Japanese prospect brings back Hideo Nomo pitching motion

The spirit of Hideo Nomo lives on in Japanese prospect Suguru Takai.The 21-year-old Takai, a right-handed pitcher for the Yomiuri Giants of the Nippon Professional Baseball league, is going viral for a familiar pitching motion — one that is virtually a mirror image of Nomo’s. Nomo became famous for that corkscrew-esque delivery during his 12 seasons pitching in the MLB (most...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Yu Darvish is a perfect fit for the Los Angeles Dodgers

As the Major League Baseball season reaches the final stretch, teams have already sold off their top players and geared up for the future, while others acquired some major pieces to make a serious run at a World Series Championship. One of those teams is the powerhouse Los Angeles Dodgers. On the day of the trade deadline, July 31, the Los Angeles Dodgers traded three highly thought...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Rally Granny, 85, dishes on flashing Dodgers Stadium crowd

Betty True, 85, has become a certified celebrity thanks to her “risqué” antics at a Los Angeles Dodgers game last month. And it’s clear the Dodgers superfan is taking her new fame in stride with a wonderful sense of humor.True, now famously known as Rally Granny — a moniker bestowed upon her by Dodgers rookie Cody Bellinger -- was caught on the Dodgers Stadium video board...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
6 days ago  |  Discuss

The era of the super team is upon Major League Baseball

The Los Angeles Dodgers are on a collision course with immortality this year, flirting with a pace that could see them reach rarefied air in Major League Baseball history. In the process, they have done more than just become the hottest team of the summer — they have begun to reclassify expectations of what an MLB roster can become.During a time in professional sports when regular...
Via Yardbarker
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Yasiel Puig doesn’t care who Dodgers face in playoffs

The Los Angeles Dodgers are 47 games above .500, have a 15.5 game lead in the NL West and are on pace to win 115 games this season. They also sport a league-best +202 run differential.Needless to say, the Dodgers are on fire and in great position to secure the No. 1 spot in the NL Playoffs. And if you were to ask right fielder Yasiel Puig, he’d tell you it really doesn’t matter...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers thank Darvish with ad in Japanese newspaper

Right before the July 31 trade deadline, the Texas Rangers traded starting pitcher Yu Darvish to the Los Angeles Dodgers. Darvish responded with a classy gesture, taking out an ad in the Dallas Morning News to thank his former team and its fans.The Rangers reciprocated by taking out an ad in Yomiuri Shimbun, a Japanese newspaper, in which they thanked Darvish in his native language...
Via Sportsnaut
9 days ago  |  Discuss
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