Hyun Jin Ryu is apparently going to sing now … at least it’s for charity

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Hyun Jin Ryu has been enjoying his off-season so far, making all types of commercials, appearing on variety shows, and being named his country’s athlete of the year. But now … now he may be going too far, as he’s apparently working with Cube Entertainment in Korea to sing seasonal songs or something. The baseball star is collaborating with Cube ... Read More »

The threat of Michael Young made Juan Uribe sign with Dodgers, realizing they were crazy

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Juan Uribe signed with the Dodgers for two years and $15 million today, thus appearing to win his showdown with Dodger management. The Dodgers have reportedly reached an agreement to bring back third baseman Juan Uribe on a two-year contract, per Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports and confirmed by Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. The contract is worth $15 million ... Read More »

Dodgers believe Juan Uribe will go elsewhere, may turn to Michael Young

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The Dodgers have an interest in Michael Young. Done screaming yet? Okay. The Dodgers have an interest in Michael Young to be their starting third baseman in 2014. Commence screaming again. The Dodgers are considering signing Michael Young as their everyday third baseman. — Buster Olney (@Buster_ESPN) December 14, 2013 Attached to the Michael Young interest for the Dodgers: They ... Read More »

Dodgers trade for Mets’ Rule 5 Draft selection Seth Rosin, probably see him as a reliever

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The Dodgers didn’t take anybody in today’s Rule 5 Draft, but they did trade a PTBNL for Seth Rosin from the Mets, who the Mets plucked from the Phillies. The Mets have traded right-hander Seth Rosin — their selection in this morning’s Rule 5 Draft — to the Dodgers, tweets MLB.com’s Ken Gurnick. GM Sandy Alderson had told reporters (including ... Read More »

Rumor Mill – Winter Meetings: the amusing Uribe mess, Kemp trade talks add a team, thoughts on Price

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Juan Uribe has had a confusing day, though the Dodgers weren’t really involved in it. Neither him or the team were publicly active, but the journalists reporting about his status certainly have been. I mean, what does MLB Trade Rumors exist for if not for sequences like this? 9:53am: The Marlins are interested in adding Juan Uribe to fill their ... Read More »

2013 Los Angeles Dodgers Season Review: Relief Pitchers

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Kenley Jansen Since debuting in 2010, Kenley Jansen has been one of the game’s truly elite relief aces, and 2013 was his best showing yet. Kenley began the year as the set-up man to Brandon League after League was gifted a ridiculous three-year deal, and though the cries were numerous and persistent to not give Brandon high-leverage situations over Kenley, ... Read More »

Rumor Mill – Winter Meetings: Tanaka’s status, a Uribe suitor falls, Numata update, Aledmys interest

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On the Masahiro Tanaka front, his team’s owner, Hiroshi Mikitani, has said that he doesn’t want to post him, according Peter Gammons on Gammons Daily. Mikitani is the one Japanese owner who strongly opposed the new agreement, and Wednesday suggested in an interview that he would not post Tanaka, who isn’t a free agent for two more years. “It’s a ... Read More »

Rumor Mill – Winter Meetings: Trading for Price goes against current philosophy + Kemp rumors & third base

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The Dodgers are showing interest in David Price, according to Dylan Hernandez of the Los Angeles Times. The Dodgers have made the Tampa Bay Rays aware of their interest in David Price, according to a person familiar with the situation who spoke on the condition of anonymity. Furthering that interest, the Dodgers and Rays are matching up, according to Bruce ... Read More »

Rumor Mill – Winter Meetings: Kemp, Ethier trade rumors + Dodgers seeking relievers + Uribe negotiations

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The Winter Meetings are here, which means all the trade rumors the Dodgers have been involved in to date will only pickup further steam now. I’d expect a lot of rumors about Dodger outfielders, and a lot of trade talk that have the Dodgers as suitors. Whether said rumors are true or not is another thing entirely. —– The best ... Read More »

2013 Los Angeles Dodgers Season Review: Right Fielders

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Yasiel Puig Entering 2013, the Dodgers had quite the outfield logjam with three major league players under long-term contracts, as well as two prospects who looked like they could easily make an impact within the next year or two. The name with the most buzz out of those five outfielders was Cuban import Yasiel Puig, who tore up Spring Training ... Read More »

2013 Los Angeles Dodgers Season Review: Center Fielders

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Matt Kemp Matt Kemp entered 2013 coming off serious shoulder surgery to repair a badly torn labrum in his left/lead shoulder. It was an unavoidable injury, but the recovery time was stalled by the club allowing him to play through it down the stretch in 2012. Ned Colletti, Don Mattingly, and everybody involved allowed the emotions of trying to sneak into ... Read More »

Yimi Garcia, high-spin fastballs, and Trackman

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The Dodgers recently protected Yimi Garcia on their 40-man roster, as the now 23-year-old posted a stellar AA season in 2013. Garcia finished the season with a 2.54 ERA in 60.1 innings, and 85 strikeouts to just 14 walks. The team was impressed enough to send him to the Arizona Fall League, where he held his own over 12.2 innings, ... Read More »