Tag Archives: Los Angeles Dodgers

Making Moves: Onelki, Tolleson, Yimi, Thomas to AFL + Kemp getting healthy, Kershaw getting rest

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The Dodgers pushed back Clayton Kershaw‘s most recent start to give him three extra days of rest as the regular season winds down. The Dodgers will give ace left-hander Clayton Kershaw three extra days of rest and start rookie Stephen Fife on Wednesday night against the D-backs. Kershaw will instead start Saturday in San Diego. The club believes Kershaw, who ... Read More »

D-backs media, players, executives preach about class but should check the mirror instead

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So in case you hadn’t heard yet, the Dodgers clinched the division yesterday and had a bit of a celebration. It was a celebration that included jumping into the pool at Chase Field, and thus D-Backs players were mad about it. D-Backs front office was mad about it. D-Backs media were mad about it. Because when AREN’T the D-Backs mad ... Read More »

Matt Kemp & Don Mattingly confirm Kemp’s batting stance changes, results solid thus far

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I recently wrote about an observation I had regarding Matt Kemp‘s change in hitting setup, but I didn’t actually know if this was a conscious move or not on his part. Heck, some people thought me and the others were just imagining Kemp’s change. However, now the adjustments have been confirmed by the man himself and coaches as well, so ... Read More »

Alexander Guerrero had verbal agreement with Dodgers, other teams now interested

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Cuban SS/2B Alexander Guerrero was reported to have a verbal agreement with the Dodgers on a contract negotiated by agents Rudy Santin and Manny Paula of MVP Sports Management, but with Guerrero switching agents to Scott Boras, that arrangement is now off, according to Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com. Guerrero switched agents. Verbal agreements from past agency are not binding. Wants ... Read More »

Takumi Numata signing by Dodgers now in doubt + profile of him with video

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The Dodgers signed 19-year-old Japanese pitcher Takumi Numata last week, which was seen as a bit odd because he was an unknown in Japan. Unknown. Pitched for minor indsutrial league team, fast ball 92-93. RT @truebluela: The Dodgers signed a 19-year-old Japanese RHP — Japanese Baseball (@npbbaseball) September 17, 2013 Nevertheless, the deal was considered done and he would report ... Read More »

Injury Roll Call: Hanley & Kemp return, Puig injury worry, Billingsley feels like new

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Hanley Ramirez has resumed baseball activities. The shortstop hit off a tee and did fielding exercises on Monday for the first time since he last played Thursday. He was back in the starting lineup yesterday and looked like his normal self, going 1-2 with 3 BB. His health will be instrumental in how far the Dodgers go in the postseason. ... Read More »

Alexander Guerrero signed with Scott Boras and is up for grabs again, according to report

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Cuban SS/2B Alexander Guerrero has signed with Scott Boras and will open up bidding to all 30 teams, according to a report by Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com. The report appears to once again throw a wrench into the Dodgers’ plans to sign Guerrero. If you recall, the Dodgers first appeared ready to ink Guerrero to a 7-year/$32 million contract back ... Read More »

Injury Roll Call: Hanley wants back in, Kemp on the cusp, Ethier hobbled, Capuano setback

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Hanley Ramirez left Thursday’s game with tightness in his left hamstring. It’s the same injury that felled HanRam earlier this year. Ramirez left the game after six innings for what the Dodgers called precautionary reasons with mild tightness in his left hamstring, the same injury that sidelined the shortstop for 28 games on the disabled list in May and June. ... Read More »

Down On The Farm: Week of September 2 – Everybody’s Done But The Raptors Edition

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The Dodgers‘ minor-league teams have officially wrapped up, as the Ogden Raptors finished off their Pioneer League campaign. Ogden missed the postseason for the first time since 2007. —– Ogden Raptors (2-5) Player Of The Week – 9/2 Kyle Farmer – C/DH .450/.476/.650/1.126, 5 RBI, 1 Run, 4 2B, 0 BB, 2 K There were a couple of guys with ... Read More »

Injury Roll Call: Kemp’s crawl toward recovery, Ryu says he’s ready, Capuano is fine

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Matt Kemp re-injured his hamstring during his rehab stint and his return timetable has been pushed back, with some reporting that he’s out indefinitely. The planned comeback of Matt Kemp has taken a turn for the worse, as the Dodgers center fielder felt tightness in his right hamstring, the team announced Friday. While the Dodgers announced Kemp’s rehab would be ... Read More »