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Los Angeles Dodgers & Matt Kemp Announce 8 Year/$160 Million Extension + Analysis

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Earlier today, the Los Angeles Dodgers officially announced an 8 year extension with outfielder Matt Kemp for 160 million dollars. The contract had been announced by sources a few days ago, but wasn’t officially confirmed until now. I previously looked at the reported terms and came to the conclusion that it was a solid deal, if not a discount for ... Read More »

Los Angeles Dodgers Sign Mark Ellis To 2 Year/8.75 Million Dollar Contract + Analysis

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The Los Angeles Dodgers announced today that they have signed free agent second baseman Mark Ellis to a 2 year/8.75 million dollar contract. Dylan Hernandez of the Los Angeles Times adds that the deal includes a 5.75 million dollar option for 2014 and 125,000 dollars per year in plate appearance based incentives. —– Mark Ellis split 2011 between the Rockies ... Read More »

A Wild Juan Rivera Gets Signed

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Ken Gurnick reports that the Dodgers and Juan Rivera have agreed on a one-year contract worth 4 million dollars that includes an option year. Jon Paul Morosi adds that the option year is a team option worth 4 million dollars with a $500k buyout and that there are $500k worth of incentives in both years. Dylan Hernandez had the initial ... Read More »

Dodgers Call Up Federowicz, Sands, And Ely

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Dylan Hernandez confirmed on Twitter the report that Tim Federowicz got the call to the big leagues, and he added that Jerry Sands and John Ely also received calls. - Dylan Hernandez and Joe Block provided the details on what the call-ups mean for the Dodgers. Federowicz won’t play right away. Mattingly wants him to get used to his new ... Read More »