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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 »

Jerry Hairston Jr. activated off the disabled list, Justin Sellers added to the disabled list

Jerry Hairston Jr. is in the lineup today, meaning he has been activated off the disabled list. Unfortunately, the corresponding move is Justin Sellers heading to the disabled list with a bulging disk in his back. Hairston is batting .315/.403/.463/.866 on the season, which isn’t even the best part, as he was one of the best defenders in the MLB ... Read More »

Adam Kennedy Swing & Thought Analysis: Super Insightful Stuff Found Here

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Adam Kennedy is batting fifth (yes, fifth) for your Los Angeles Dodgers today, so in honor of that event, I thought I would breakdown a swing that he took against Clayton Richard of the San Diego Padres yesterday. IT’S SUPER IMPORTANT! —– Adam Kennedy Thought Analysis: “Down by one? No problem. Adam Kennedy’s here to save the day. Sitting dead ... Read More »

Dodgers Sign Miles (Yes, Really) + Hairston To The DL & Rivera To The Glue Factory

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The Dodgers have … signed Aaron Miles … why? The Dodgers have signed free-agent infielder Aaron Miles and asked for unconditional release waivers on right-handed reliever Mike MacDougal, who was designated for assignment last Thursday when Ronald Belisario was activated. How does a player like Miles price himself out of the free agent market? How delusional was he, exactly? “Oh ... Read More »

Don Mattingly Regrets Nothing About His Bunting, I Regret Watching The Game

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I think Don Mattingly is probably the best manager the Dodgers have had since Tommy Lasorda, but his management of yesterday’s game against the Giants exposed what is probably his most glaring weakness. —– In the bottom of the seventh inning, with the Dodgers down one run, the team basically hit the lottery by somehow managing to get Juan Rivera ... Read More »

Ronald Belisario Swaps With Mike MacDougal, Who Goes For Shawn Tolleson?

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Much to the relief of Dodgers fans everywhere, it was Mike MacDougal who was designed for assignment to make room for the returning Ronald Belisario. ROSTER MOVE: The @Dodgers today designated RHP Mike MacDougal for assignment while MLB reinstated Ronald Belisario from the Restricted List. — Los Angeles Dodgers (@Dodgers) May 3, 2012 It’s a relief because, as I discussed ... Read More »

Tony Delmonico Released, Jonathan Garcia Demoted, Joc Pederson Returns

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The Dodgers made a few minor-league moves this week, and the two most significant ones involved the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes. —– Tony Delmonico, 2008 sixth-round pick, was released. The 25-year-old was hitting just .188 with the Quakes in 21 games. He was drafted out of Florida State, converted to catcher, and had a great debut season in the Pioneer League: ... Read More »

Dodgers New Owners Introduce Themselves + Take Shots At Frank McCourt

Via Vin Scully Is My Homeboy

With the Dodgers finalizing the transfer of ownership from Frank McCourt to Guggenheim Partners yesterday, the new owners held a press conference today to answer questions and make statements about the state of the team. It went well. “We’re not going to gouge the fans just because we paid a nice sum for this franchise,” Johnson said, disclosing that general ... Read More »

Our Long Los Angeles Nightmare Is Over: Frank McCourt Officially Out As Dodgers Owner

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After having the sale delayed by a day, the Los Angeles Dodgers are finally, and thankfully, free from the clutches of Frank McCourt. Source: #Dodgers sale has closed. McCourt era has ended. — Bill Shaikin (@BillShaikin) May 1, 2012 With that done, now the Dodgers are going to win every World Series for the next decade, right? Well, not quite. ... Read More »