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DODGERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Player attacked with bat by Jose Offerman wins $1M in lawsuit

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — A lawyer says a Connecticut minor league baseball player hit by former major leaguer Jose Offerman in a 2007 baseball bat attack has won nearly $1 million in a lawsuit. A jury Tuesday awarded $940,000 to Bridgeport Bluefish catcher Johnathan Nathans, who wanted $4.8 million. Nathans’ lawyer Josh Koskoff says he’s still affected by a head injury he suffered...
Via NESN.com
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Vin Scully to announce Dodgers games in 2015

I said it last year at this time and I’ll gladly say it again…those sounds you hear echoing through Chavez Ravine are the dulcet tones of one Vin Scully announcing he’ll be returning next season for his 66th season in the Los Angeles Dodgers broadcast booth. The team made the announcement Tuesday night during their game against the Atlanta Braves and did it in three different...
Via Hall of Very Good
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Braves @ Dodgers July 29, 2014: Send A Search Party For Andre Ethier

Braves Dodgers 7:10pm PT Los Angeles, CA CF B.Upton 2B Gordon 2B La Stella CF Puig 1B Freeman SS Gonzalez LF J.Upton 1B Ramirez C Gattis LF Crawford 3B Johnson RF Kemp RF Doumit 3B Uribe SS Simmons C Butera P Harang (R) P Beckett(R) For the first time in 16...
Via Dodgers Digest
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Clayton Kershaw hits Jimmy Kimmel in face with baseball

Clayton Kershaw was a guest on Monday’s episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live. During a segment, Kimmel wanted Kershaw to throw a baseball at him to knock an apple off of his head. Kershaw eventually succeeded, but not before hilariously smashing Kimmel in the face.
Via The Outside Corner
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Matt Kemp’s Offense Is Not The Problem

There is no player more polarizing on the Dodgers than Matt Kemp. Recently, as Kemp trade rumors have (predictably) started to get louder, there have been a large variety of reactions. There’s one thing that comes up frequently in our comment section, on twitter, and around the internet which I want to address, though. You can say all you want about Kemp’s defense, but Matt Kemp’s offense...
Via Dodgers Digest
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Clayton Kershaw Hits Jimmy Kimmel In The Face Trying To Knock Apple Off Head With Baseball

The reigning NL Cy Young winner showed that his accuracy doesn’t apply to everything. While on Jimmy Kimmel Live on Monday night, Clayton Kershaw attempted to knock an apple off Kimmel’s head. After three attempts, the Dodgers southpaw, figured out a way we all can appreciate of getting down the apple. The post Clayton Kershaw Hits Jimmy Kimmel In The Face Trying To Knock Apple...
Via Diehardsport
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Dodgers Rumors: Los Angeles bringing Carl Crawford's name up in trade talks

The Los Angeles Dodgers enter a series against the Atlanta Braves today with a record of 59-47, two games ahead of the San Francisco Giants in the National League West. Outfielder Carl Crawford had an RBI triple on Sunday to help the Dodgers defeat the Giants by the score of 4-3. It appears the Dodgers are making Crawford available to teams as the trade deadline approaches. But...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Phillies make Cole Hamels available, Dodgers interested

The Philadelphia Phillies may be ready to become “sellers” at this year’s trade deadline. The Phillies are currently out of contention, (46-59) in the NL East, and may trade some of their most valuable major league players in exchange for young talented prospects. One player reportedly available in Philadelphia is pitcher Cole Hamels. FOX Sports’ Jon Morosi reports that...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Dodgers acquire Darwin Barney

The Los Angeles Dodgers made their first splash in the 2014 trade season. Splash is a strong word. It was kind of like they threw a pebble into the Pacific Ocean. But hey, it’s something to write about. Monday afternoon, the Dodgers acquired recently DFA’d Chicago Cubs second baseman Darwin Barney. The Dodgers also received cash from the Cubs, and will send the Cubs a player...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Dodgers: Playing GM with the Boston Red Sox

With the trade deadline looming, we take a look at a potential conversation between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Boston Red Sox. In this mock scenario, I sharpen up my mustache and assume the role of Ned Colletti. The role of Boston GM Ben Cherington is played by Boston Red Sox correspondent Alex Peters. Dodgers GM Ned Colletti- 60 grade GM, 70 Grade mustache Campos: So, remember...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Dodgers acquire Darwin Barney from Cubs

The Los Angeles Dodgers have made a move in an attempt to shore up their infield depth by acquiring second baseman Darwin Barney from the Chicago Cubs. Mark Gonzales of the Chicago Tribune first reported a deal was close to getting done. Darwin barney to dodgers should be finalized soon — Mark Gonzales (@MDGonzales) July 28, 2014 According to Gordon Wittenmeyer of the Chicago Sun...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Dodgers trade rumors: Will Ned Colletti pull the trigger?

For about a month, I’ve been writing about potential trades to improve the Los Angeles Dodgers. With only five days left until the trade deadline, Ned Colletti and the Dodgers still haven’t made any trades. In Colletti’s time with the Dodgers, he has pulled off some stunners before the deadline. The biggest one was a last minute deal that brought Manny Ramirez from Boston...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The Chaos Of The Dodger Outfield

Carl Crawford returned from the disabled list on July 10th, just over two weeks ago. Crawford’s return brought the outfield back up to five players, with no real candidate to play center. I looked at the math of the offense prior to his return, and we’ve had all sorts of fun talking about the outfield shuffle since it re-commenced. So far, it has lived up to advanced billing...
Via Dodgers Digest
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Yasiel Puig hits three triples, ties modern MLB record

Los Angeles Dodgers OF Yasiel Puig can make seemingly impossible feats appear to be routine. He makes plays with both his bat and his glove, and certainly entertains fans, teammates and analysts on and off the field. And during Friday night’s Dodgers-Giants game, he was the catalyst behind an 8-1 L.A. win with his awesome plate heroics. He belted out three triples, which tied...
Via The Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Multiple teams talking with Dodgers about Matt Kemp

The Los Angeles Dodgers are in the midst of a pennant chase and that is obviously the franchise’s top priority. But ranking just below the team’s quest for a World Series title is somehow solving its logjam in the outfield. To that end, the Dodgers are trying feverishly to trade Matt Kemp and his massive contract. According to Jon Heyman, five teams have shown interest in Kemp...
Via Rumors and Rants
4 days ago  |  1 Comment
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