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Making Moves: Bye Ted Lilly, Corey Seager promoted, Tyger Pederson signs, injury moves

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Ted Lilly was designated for assignment. The Dodgers released pitcher Ted Lilly, who had been designated for assignment on July 25, one day after coming off the disabled list. He’ll now be giving up homers on the free-agent list. Yes, that was $33 million for about 1.9 WAR. —– Stephen Fife made his return, as he was activated from the ... Read More »

Dodgers 2013 MLB Draft signings: Team inks Villegas & Scott to bring total up to 28 out of 40

The Dodgers ended up signing 28 of their 40 picks by last Friday at 5 PM ET, which was the deadline to sign 2013 MLB Draft selections. The two signees that came closest to the deadline were RHP Michael Villegas (23) and C Ryan Scott (30). Neither announcements came with signing bonus information. Those two rounded out a Dodgers draft ... Read More »

Dodgers sign Tirado, Padilla, Trillo, Schuller internationally + draft picks Flamion, Harris, DeLeon

The international signing period began on July 2, and the Dodgers have inked four players thus far. Those players are 16-year-old SS Lucas Tirado from Dominican Republic, 16-year-old OF Daniel Padilla from Venezuela, 16-year-old RHP Alvaro Trillo from Venezuela, and 17-year-old RHP Sven Schuller from Germany. Out of those four, the biggest name is undoubtedly Tirado, who was inked for ... Read More »

2013 picks Dixon, Underwood, Trinkwon, Farmer, Navin, Johnson, McDonald, Hennessey, Baune, Fisher, Hooper, Moyer sign

The Dodgers have signed 12 more of their 2013 draftees. That group includes 3B third-rounder Brandon Dixon, RHP fifth-rounder J.D. Underwood, SS/2B seventh-rounder Brandon Trinkwon, C eighth-rounder Kyle Farmer, C 11th-rounder Spencer Navin, LHP 14th-rounder Michael Johnson, 2B 18th-rounder James McDonald, SS 19th-rounder Blake Hennessey, RHP 21st-rounder James Baune, LHP 22nd-rounder Jake Fisher, RHP 25th-rounder Kyle Hooper, and SS 38th-rounder ... Read More »

Making Moves: Suspensions, draft signings, and inking the guy accused of mocking Zack Greinke

Suspensions came down from the league following Tuesday’s brawl with the Diamondbacks. Ian Kennedy was suspended 10 games “for intentionally throwing a pitch in the head area of Zack Greinke of the Dodgers in the bottom of the seventh inning, after a warning had already been issued to both Clubs earlier in the game.” Eric Hinske was suspended five games ... Read More »

Dodgers 2013 MLB Draft recap & analysis + what others are saying

The Dodgers wrapped up their 2013 MLB Draft a while ago, but reactions are still rolling in. For the most part, pundits seem to agree that the Dodgers went conservative, electing for low-ceiling, low-risk picks. I felt the same way about the team’s selections, so there’s not much to argue back-and-forth with in that regard. ========== Dodgers 2013 Draft Recap ... Read More »

2013 picks Chris Anderson, Tom Windle, Cody Bellinger, Jacob Rhame, Henry Yates, Adam Law, Thomas Taylor all sign

The Dodgers have already inked seven of their picks from the 2013 MLB Draft. That group includes RHP first-rounder Chris Anderson, LHP second-rounder Tom Windle, 1B fourth-rounder Cody Bellinger, RHP sixth-rounder Jacob Rhame, OF ninth-rounder Henry Yates, 3B 12th-rounder Adam Law, and RHP 26th-rounder Thomas Taylor. The team has a bonus pool of $5,211,700 in 2013. ========== Dodgers 2013 Draft ... Read More »

Dodgers 2013 MLB Draft, Rounds 31-40: McWilliam, Rogers, Pederson, Cerfolio, Holbrook, Lynch, Dunn, Moyer, Sidwell, Haggerty

With the 934th pick of the 2013 MLB Draft, the Dodgers took third baseman Andrew McWilliam out of Westview High School in California. At 6’5″, there’s certainly projection here. —– With the 964th pick, the team took right-hander Rob Rogers of Keystone College. He was selected as a Division III First-Team All-American. As a senior, he should sign without issue. ... Read More »

Dodgers 2013 MLB Draft, Rounds 21-30: Baune, Fisher, Villegas, De Leon, Hooper, Taylor, Kiest, Bare, Finfer, Scott

Right-handed pitcher James Baune out of Southern Arkansas University was taken by the Dodgers with the 634th pick in the 2013 MLB Draft. A profile on him via his school: Baune, an All-America pitcher who went 13-1 with a 3.07 ERA this past season, was the first Mulerider to be drafted this year as the Los Angeles Dodgers took the ... Read More »

Dodgers 2013 MLB Draft, Rounds 11-20: Navin, Law, Damron, Johnson, Flamion, Miller, Harris, McDonald, Hennessey, Ahmed

The Dodgers started off Day 3 of the 2013 MLB Draft by taking catcher Spencer Navin out of Vanderbilt University with the 334th overall pick. Follow Spencer Navin On Twitter Navin’s coach had this to say about him: “Spencer may be the most talented catcher we have had in our program,” Vanderbilt coach Tim Corbin told the school’s official website. ... Read More »

Draft pick Tom Windle to sign with Dodgers, according to report + expert questions Day 2 picks

Leading off with the good news, 2013 second-round pick Tom Windle is set to sign with the Dodgers for slot money ($987,000) next week, according to Darren Wolfson. Was just w/ @tomwindle38. Him/his family ran to Ridgedale for Dodgers hats. He has a Dodgers Phiten necklace too. Signs next week. #gophers — Darren Wolfson (@DarrenWolfson) June 7, 2013 Tom Windle, ... Read More »

Dodgers 2013 MLB Draft, Rounds 6-10: Jacob Rhame, Brandon Trinkwon, Kyle Farmer, Henry Yates, Nick Keener

With the 184th pick in the 2013 MLB Draft, the Dodgers took right-handed pitcher Jacob Rhame out of Grayson County Community College. Follow Jacob Rhame On Twitter Baseball America ranked him 172nd. He lives mainly off his fastball, dealing at 91-93 mph with a peak of 95 and good sink. His secondary pitches aren’t as impressive, with his changeup ranking ... Read More »