The Los Angeles Dodgers need a second baseman. You know this. They know this. Your great-aunt Meredith who doesn't follow baseball knows this. Yet as I type these words, Enrique Hernandez and his.190/.283/.324 2016 slash line sit atop L.A.'s second base depth chart. Show More Summary
As of this writing, the Los Angeles Dodgers have a glaring hole at second base. Hence the persistent trade rumors surrounding the Minnesota Twins' Brian Dozier. Whether the Dodgers acquire Dozier or someone else, the odds are good they'll...Show More Summary
A two mile stretch near Dodger Stadium might be named after the sportscaster On April 3, the Los Angeles Dodgers will kick off their 2017 season down one key piece of personnel. Legendary sportscaster Vin Scully will be absent from the...Show More Summary
The Los Angeles Dodgers have spent the offseason getting the band back together, re-signing closer Kenley Jansen, left-hander Rich Hill and third baseman Justin Turner. There's nothing wrong with that. The trio were key contributorsShow More Summary
I picked up a certified autograph card of the Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher - since he ended up as another scratch the itch guy whose autograph I haven't gotten a chance to get. The Japanese import made a seamless transition to the major leagues - as he struck out 179 hitters in 175 innings, while winning a team high 16 games for the Dodgers this past year.
It makes sense, of course, that to improve a Major League Baseball club, a player could not have been on the team last season. So though the Los Angeles Dodgers' re-signings of Kenley Jansen, Justin Turner and Rich Hill were monumentally...Show More Summary
Justin Turner and the Los Angeles Dodgers have finalized their $64-million, four-year deal, with the third baseman signing the contract Friday. Turner gets a $4-million signing bonus, payable Dec. 31, under the agreement, and salaries of $12 million next year, $11 million in 2018, $18 million...
First it was Ryan Braun. Now it's Brian Dozier. It's hardly a surprise to see the Los Angeles Dodgers linked to a right-handed hitter with power, given the difficulties they had against left-handed pitching in 2016. They were the only...Show More Summary
It's a story as old as Hollywood itself: A talented performer from the Midwest packs his or her bags and heads to Southern California to seek stardom. If the Los Angeles Dodgers acquire Brian Dozier from the Minnesota Twins, that yarn...Show More Summary
The Los Angeles Dodgers are going to be good in 2017. For fans of the franchise, this must be at once comforting and beside the point. The Dodgers being good has been a fact of life for the last four seasons. They've averaged 92 wins per year, captured four National League West titles and made two trips to the National League Championship Series. Show More Summary
With the new CBA in place, MLB teams will no longer be able to haze rookies by forcing them to dress up as women or wear any women’s clothing whatsoever. Oh, to be a rook! #WeLoveLA pic.twitter.com/RKZ6CQAror — Los Angeles Dodgers (@Dodgers) September 11, 2016 “Those kind of things which in our view were […]
Third baseman Justin Turner is reportedly re-signing with the Los Angeles Dodgers, per Jim Bowden of ESPN. Jon Heyman of Today's Knuckleball reported the two sides have agreed to a four-year, $64 million deal. Turner, 32, had a career year in 2016, hitting.275 with 27 home runs, 90 RBI and 79 runs scored. Show More Summary
Nearly $200 million and exactly three familiar faces later, the Los Angeles Dodgers have retained a roster worthy of the top of the National League power structure. The first $48 million went into a three-year contract for lefty starter...Show More Summary
The Los Angeles Dodgers have agreed to an $80 million, five-year contract to keep All-Star closer Kenley Jansen.
Relief pitcher Kenley Jansen re-signed with the Los Angeles Dodgers on Monday, according to Jim Bowden of ESPN and Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. Bowden reported the contract is for five years and worth $80 million. Jansen, 29, was excellent...Show More Summary
For the last four years, the Los Angeles Dodgers have been kings of the National League West division. On top of the Dodgers reigning supreme in the NL West, until the 2016 season that saw the Cubs win it all, the San Francisco Giants had won the World Series in the last three even years. Show More Summary
Los Angeles Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom on November 22 at the White House. Below is a version of my commentary that appeared in the Roanoke Times as Mr. Scully was wrapping up his legendary career. Show More Summary
Jose Bautista and his camp have been contacted by the Los Angeles Dodgers regarding a potential contract.
Four free agents came off the board on Opening Day of the 2016 MLB winter meetings, a tetrad highlighted by Rich Hill re-signing with the Los Angeles Dodgers and Mark Melancon, one of the three elite closers available to the highestShow More Summary
The Los Angeles Dodgers were so enamored with Rich Hill after acquiring him in August that they have decided to keep him around with a new contract extension, announcing Monday that they had signed him to a three-year contract. AndyShow More Summary