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Let’s Get To Know Chris Hatcher

The headlines of last week’s Marlins-Dodgers-Angels swap aren’t focused on the bit players the Dodgers got back from the Marlins. The main focus on the trade is on Dee Gordon, Howie Kendrick, and Andrew Heaney, and understandably so. But, as we’ve seen in previous posts, the other players received from Miami are pretty interesting, too. So, let’s get to know Chris Hatcher...
Via Dodgers Digest
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Marlins officially announce signing of free-agent 1B Michael Morse to 2-year deal

The Miami Marlins officially announced the signing of free-agent first baseman Michael Morse to a two-year deal Wednesday afternoon. Morse will join fellow offseason acquisitions Dee Gordon and Mat Latos for an introductory event Friday at Marlins Park. The Nova High School graduate hit .279 with 16 home runs and 61 RBI in 131 games for the San Francisco Giants in 2014. He drove...
Via Fox Sports Florida
2 days ago  |  Discuss

MLB offseason moves 12/1 – 12/15 (National League)

The Winter Meetings have come and gone and brought significant change to baseball’s landscape. After an eventful two weeks let’s review what has happened in the National League.   NL East   Miami Marlins: The Marlins acquired RHP Mat Latos from the Cincinnati Reds for RHP Anthony DeSclafani and C Chad Wallach (High A – Jupiter). Latos is now in the final year of his contract...
Via Total Sports Live
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Dee Gordon deal is textbook on how trades should be done

Dee Gordon – Photo Credit- SD Dirk Dee Gordon had a career year for the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2014. The son of former relief pitcher Tom “Flash” Gordon appeared in a career high 148 games — his previous career high was 87 — and drove in a career high 34 RBI’s and posted a solid .326 on base percentage. He also led the league in triples (12) and stolen bases (64). For...
Via Hot Stove MLB
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Podcast: ‘Dugout Blues’ episode 105 – Mike, and all of the trades

On this episode of “Dugout Blues,” Jared Massey (Dodgers Nation) and have Mike on the podcast for the second time. Despite shoddy internet on Jared’s end, Mike hung around for a bit before having to bail. There wasn’t much to talk about, except for all of the trades and reported signing of Brandon McCarthy (which should be official any time now). We’ve never really witnessed...
Via Dodgers Digest
4 days ago  |  Discuss

After 2 trades, Heaney likes chance with LA Angels

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) Andrew Heaney is hoping for a long, bright future in the Los Angeles Angels' rotation. Even if the left-hander has already hit his peak as a tweeter. Heaney was traded twice in about five hours this week, going from the Miami Marlins to the Dodgers to the Angels. He responded with a hilarious tweet, telling the Dodgers ''thanks for the memories.'' He says all...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Newest Angels pitcher Heaney excited for opportunity with Halos

New Angels pitcher Andrew Heaney has pitching all figured out, and after the MLB Winter Meetings, he learned that he's pretty good at social media, too.  The Halos' latest acquisition came to Anaheim via a trade with the Dodgers. But Heaney never even threw a pitch with the team that traded fan favorite Dee Gordon to Miami for him. Heaney never even spoke to anyone with the Dodgers...
Via Fox Sports West
7 days ago  |  Discuss

A deeper look at Howie Kendrick, Dee Gordon’s replacement

When the Dodgers acquired Howie Kendrick for Andrew Heaney, my first thought was, “that seems like too much.” It still might be, but Kendrick is an undeniable upgrade at the second base position. The Dodgers came extremely close to landing Kendrick at the trade deadline in 2013. Zach Lee and Chris Withrow would have gone to the Angels for Kendrick. That was before Alex Guerrero...
Via Dodgers Digest
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Recapping the Angels at the Winter Meetings

This is probably the most Dipoto built roster you’ve ever seen. There’s depth, and by depth, I mean options. Lots and lots of options. Quite frankly, it’s confusing and hurts my head to even wrap around it, so I simply won’t. The best I can do is just lay them out for you. Starting Pitching: The Angels rotation for the majority of 2015 lines up as follows: Richards, Weaver...
Via Monkey with a Halo
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Winter Meetings Update: Miami Marlins Edition

Source: Scott Cunningham/Getty Images North America When you think of the Miami Marlins a number of things come to mind. Most people think of one of the cheapest owners in professional sports. Others might think of fraud or other vaguely legalistic terms. I think of bulimia. No organization has been better at binging and purging over the years than the Marlins. Well, the 2015 version...
Via The Fantasy Fix
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Recap of Angels moves: Goodbye Kendrick, hello Heaney

In what could best be described as a wintery flurry of transactions, the Los Angeles Angels and their freeway counterparts dealt some of their most popular players.  Late Wednesday night, Angels second baseman Howie Kendrick and Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp, both longtime franchise cornerstones, all remain in Southern California but will don different uniforms. Kendrick was dealt...
Via Fox Sports West
8 days ago  |  Discuss

The Angels Make A Move

By Greg Bearringer, AngelsWin.com Columnist -  Last night, I decided to take some time off of Twitter and spend even more time with my not-yet-four-week-old son. The Angels offseason, and the Michigan coaching search, had evaporated too much of my productivity and watching my son examine my face like I'm some alien monster was worth not knowing the 411 on a bunch of non-news...
Via Angelswin
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Fallout from the Kendrick and Rutledge trades

Late last night, the Angels finally made the big move everyone had been waiting for. Actually, it was two moves, but they were very closely related. First they traded Howie Kendrick to the Dodgers for top pitching prospect Andrew Heaney, then they dealt relief prospect Jairo Diaz for infielder Jairo Diaz. It was a combination of moves that almost everyone loves for the Angels....
Via Monkey with a Halo
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Dodgers Trade for Howie Kendrick, Sign Brandon McCarthy

The Los Angeles Dodgers added Howie Kendrick via trade with the Los Angeles Angels and signed free agent pitcher Brandon McCarthy to  a four year deal worth $48 million. Earlier Wednesday night the Dodgers completed a blockbuster deal with the Miami Marlins that allowed them to add pitching prospect Andrew Heaney. They then shipped Heaney to the Marlins in exchange for Kendrick...
Via Baseball News Source
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Astros have a rosy outlook for 2015; Jayde Kat is Foxy

The Houston Astros won 70 games and finished 28 games out of first place last season, but they definitely have a fresh outlook for the 2015 campaign based on this. TALK ABOUT FAN FRIENDLY After signing with the Cubs Tuesday night, Jon Lester spent his Wednesday night responding to every single person who sent him a tweet -- good or bad. A PASSIONATE MESSAGE Cam Newton spoke...
Via Fox Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrew Heaney reflects on his brief Dodgers career

Former Marlins prospect Andrew Heaney was a member of the Los Angeles Dodgers for…oh, about three hours or so before he was moved to the Angels for Howie Kendrick. He reflected on his career with LA with this poignant, emotional tweet. Well, @Dodgers we had a good run! Great to be a part of such a storied franchise. #thanksforthememories — Andrew Heaney (@Heandog8) December...
Via The Outside Corner
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrew Heaney reflects on his brief Dodgers career

Former Marlins prospect Andrew Heaney was a member of the Los Angeles Dodgers for…oh, about three hours or so before he was moved to the Angels for Howie Kendrick. He reflected on his career with LA with this poignant, emotional tweet. Well, @Dodgers we had a good run! Great to be a part of such a storied franchise. #thanksforthememories — Andrew Heaney (@Heandog8) December...
Via Bloguin Best
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Angels Trade Howie Kendrick to Dodgers

The Los Angeles Dodgers traded Dee Gordon to the Miami Marlins for Andrew Heaney, and the flipped the young pitcher to the Los Angeles Angels in exchange for Howie Kendrick.  Kendrick will play 2B opposite Jimmy Rollins at SS.  The Angels then traded for Josh Rutledge of the Colorado Rockies to fill the void at 2B.  This has been one wild MLB Winter Meetings! Dodgers send...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Dodgers Acquire Howie Kendrick; Close To Signing Brandon McCarthy

The Los Angeles Dodgers have acquired Howie Kendrick from the Los Angeles Angels in exchange for LHP Andrew Heaney, who was just acquired himself only a few hours earlier from the Marlins in the six-player trade that sent Dee Gordon and Dan Haren to Miami. Kendrick, 32 in July, has spent his entire nine year career with the Halo’s, and has hit at a .292/.332/.424 clip in 1,081...
Via Mets Merized Online
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Halo Headlines: Kendrick-Heaney trade reaction, Richards won’t be ready until May

The December 11th, 2014 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels including Richards won’t be ready until May, Angels willing to pay luxury tax and much more… The Story: Evaluating the Kendrick-Heaney trade.The Monkey Says: The Angels got worse in 2015, but better in the long run. However, if they use the money to upgrade other parts of the roster, they can negate...
Via Monkey with a Halo
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Angels trade Howie Kendrick, Jairo Diaz

The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim have traded Howie Kendrick, to the Los Angeles Dodgers, in exchange for righty pitcher Andrew Heaney.Kendrick, 31, was the Halos’ best hitter last season, batting for a .293 AVG with 7 homers and 75 RBIs. He was definitely a fan-favorite, and will be missed by the Anaheim crowd.Heaney, 23, made his MLB debut in 2014, and was ranked as Miami...
Via In The Neutral Zone
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Angels deal Kendrick to Dodgers

The Dodgers acquired second baseman Howie Kendrick from the Los Angeles Angels and were working to obtain shortstop Jimmy Rollins from the Philadelphia Phillies in a remake of their middle infield. In a flurry of moves late Wednesday, the Dodgers dealt All-Star second baseman Dee Gordon, right-hander Dan Haren, infielder Miguel Rojas and a player to be named or cash to the Miami...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Dodgers Continue Busy Day With Brandon McCarthy Signing

View image | gettyimages.com Mere minutes after my last post about the trade of Andrew Heaney to the Angels for Howie Kendrick, the Los Angeles Dodgers had another domino fall late on Wednesday night as they announced the signing of pitcher Brandon McCarthy to a four year, $48 million deal. The right-hander struggled in Arizona to begin the 2014 season, the final year of a two...
Via Bloguin Best
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Dodgers Continue Busy Day With Brandon McCarthy Signing

View image | gettyimages.com Mere minutes after my last post about the trade of Andrew Heaney to the Angels for Howie Kendrick, the Los Angeles Dodgers had another domino fall late on Wednesday night as they announced the signing of pitcher Brandon McCarthy to a four year, $48 million deal. The right-hander struggled in Arizona to begin the 2014 season, the final year of a two...
Via The Outside Corner
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Pitcher traded twice in same day sends great tweet

Newly acquired Los Angeles Angel Andrew Heaney might’ve had the tweet of the Winter Meetings late Wednesday night. Well, @Dodgers we had a good run! Great to be a part of such a storied franchise. #thanksforthememories — Andrew Heaney (@Heandog8) December 11, 2014   Wait…Dodgers? Hold on. The 23-year-old pitcher, who woke up Wednesday a member of the Miami Marlins...
Via Hall of Very Good
9 days ago  |  Discuss
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