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2012 MLB Draft: Day 1 & Day 2 – Notes – White, Seager, Rodriguez, Garcia, Griggs

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ESPN‘s Kiley McDaniel says Dodgers first rounder Corey Seager has All-Star upside. McDaniel: The Dodgers pop Corey Seager here, the brother of Mariners third baseman Kyle Seager, but Corey is bigger and more physical than his brother. Corey could be a tough sign here with a strong commitment to South Carolina, but you have to think the Dodgers are confident ... Read More »

Tommy Lasorda’s Heart Attack, Clayton Kershaw’s Plantar Fasciitis, Javy Guerra’s Surgery

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Tommy Lasorda suffered a heart attack yesterday, but he’s in stable condition now and was well enough to joke about it. Dodgers Hall of Fame former manager Tom Lasorda suffered a mild heart attack in New York on Monday and had a stent inserted for one blocked artery, the team confirmed Tuesday. “The doctors confirmed I do bleed Dodger Blue,” ... Read More »

2012 MLB Draft: Los Angeles Dodgers – Day 1 – The 51st Overall Pick Is Jesmuel Valentin

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The Los Angeles Dodgers selected Jesmuel Valentin with the 51st overall pick in the 2012 MLB Draft. Out of Puerto Rico Baseball Academy, and son of Jose Valentin, he’ll likely start his professional career at shortstop, but could move to second or third eventually. —– Baseball America had him ranked #71. The son of Jose Valentin, who spent 16 years ... Read More »

Juan Rivera activated, Javy Guerra disabled, Scott Van Slyke optioned … OMG SHAWN TOLLESON TIME

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Juan Rivera was activated off the disabled list and Scott Van Slyke was optioned. In a vacuum, it’s a positive move, because Rivera is likely a better player than Van Slyke, but I’d much rather see his playing time go to a combination of Bobby Abreu/Tony Gywnn Jr./Alex Castellanos instead. —– In what can only be described as surprising, the ... Read More »

Ted Lilly’s shoulder undamaged, Juan Rivera due back next week, Juan Uribe to rehab

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I had my fears over Ted Lilly‘s MRI, but it showed no structural damage to his shoulder. The Dodgers received good news regarding one of their core starters Friday, as the results of Ted Lilly’s MRI came back revealing no structural damage to his left shoulder. “Teddy’s MRI went good,” manager Don Mattingly said. “That was good for us. With ... Read More »

Matt Kemp out a minimum of four weeks, Ted Lilly headed for MRI on shoulder

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Matt Kemp‘s MRI showed that he has suffered another strain in addition to the original one. The results of the MRI on Matt Kemp’s hamstring showed he not only re-injured the original strain Wednesday but suffered a second one. Dodgers trainer Sue Falsone said he’s expected to be out a minimum of four weeks. That’s a best-case scenario, and even ... Read More »

Ted Lilly’s shoulder worries Dodgers enough that they have made an offer to Roy Oswalt

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So Nate Eovaldi is indeed headed to the Dodgers to take the place of Ted Lilly in the rotation. Either the left shoulder injury that put Dodgers starter Ted Lilly on the disabled list Monday isn’t serious or Lilly doesn’t want to know it’s serious, because no MRI has been taken. Lilly had a cortisone injection and is taking anti-inflammatory ... Read More »

Nate Eovaldi has been called up to the Dodgers, according to Kevin Baxter

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Via Steve Dilbeck‘s blog, Dodgers Now: [Updated at 9:01 p.m.: Chattanooga pitching coach Chuck Crim later confirmed The Times' Kevin Baxter that Eovaldi is headed to Los Angeles and said he was told the right-hander would take Lilly's place in the rotation.] Dodgers Manager Don Mattingly was unusually coy about Eovaldi, who was scheduled to start Saturday night for double-A ... Read More »

Ellis Out Two Months Minimum, Sellers Out 15 Days, Guerrier Out Till ASB, Uribe Examined

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As I feared when Mark Ellis‘ injury was initially announced, the six week timetable was optimistic, as now he’s out at least two months. The estimated recovery time of Dodgers second baseman Mark Ellis has been extended to two months after an MRI revealed a medial collateral ligament sprain of the left knee. Ellis already has had emergency surgery to ... Read More »