Tag Archives: Spring Training

Making Moves: Logan White & De Jon Watson Promoted, Puig To Start 2013 In AA, Minor Deals

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The Dodgers promoted a number of front office personnel, most notably future GMs (of the Dodgers, I hope) Logan White and De Jon Watson. White will now serve as Vice President Of Scouting, while Watson takes on the role of Vice President Of Player Development. —– Via Eric Stephen, Alfredo Silverio and Ozzie Martinez have signed minor-league contracts and received ... Read More »

2012 Los Angeles Dodgers Season Review: Relief Pitcher

Kenley Jansen Kenley Jansen entered 2012 as the set-up man with elite stuff, freed up to face the opponents’ best hitters should they be due up before the ninth inning. It was the perfect scenario, considering the closer role is a vastly overrated entity. Though Jansen was slotted correctly, he quickly found himself as the closer following some early struggles ... Read More »

Making Moves: 2013 Coaching Staff, Scouts Hired, Ames & Magill 40-Man, Minor Deals

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The Dodgers announced their full coaching staff for 2013: Don Mattingly – Manager (3rd Season) Chuck Crim – Bullpen Coach (1st Season) Trey Hillman – Bench Coach (3rd Season) Rick Honeycutt – Pitching Coach (8th Season) Davey Lopes – First Base Coach (3rd Season) Mark McGwire – Hitting Coach (1st Season) Tim Wallach – Third Base Coach (3rd Season) Ken ... Read More »

2012 Los Angeles Dodgers Season Review: First Base

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Adrian Gonzalez When the Dodgers acquired Adrian Gonzalez from the Boston Red Sox, I saw a plethora of Dodger fans begin to assert wild and crazy things. Not only were the Dodgers guaranteed of making the playoffs, but they were a lock to make the World Series on the back of a hero who was absolutely the right acquisition because ... Read More »

Injury Roll Call: Kenley Jansen undergoes heart surgery, out for at least 3 months

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Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen underwent heart surgery on Tuesday to correct an irregular heartbeat, a procedure we were all aware would occur during the offseason. Jansen’s heart problems have sidelined him for stretches during the 2011 regular season, Spring Training of 2012, and the 2012 regular season. Ken Gurnick reports that Jansen will now be out for at least three ... Read More »

Josh Lindblom & Justin Sellers Land Final Roster Spots + Opening Day Roster

Josh Lindblom and Justin Sellers have landed the final two roster spots on the Los Angeles Dodgers. Right-handed reliever Josh Lindblom and infielder Justin Sellers will begin the season with the Dodgers, while reliever Scott Rice and infielders Luis Cruz and Josh Fields were reassigned. The logical choices, in my opinion. Lindblom has proven he can be very effective out ... Read More »

Justin Sellers, Josh Fields, Luis Cruz are struggling, battling it out for final position spot

The final spot on the roster for position players will come down to Justin Sellers, Josh Fields, or Luis Cruz. The last position spot on the Dodgers roster has come down to infielders Justin Sellers, Josh Fields and Luis Cruz. After hot starts for each, if you pick by what they’ve done lately offensively, “other” would win the election. Sellers ... Read More »

Los Angeles Dodgers Spring Training Notes: Lilly Iffy, Sellers 60%, Hawksworth Setback

Ken Gurnick of MLB.com has a bunch of injury news for the Los Angeles Dodgers. Dodgers pitcher Ted Lilly’s recurring stiff neck is more serious than originally believed and his status for the first series of the regular season is uncertain. It begins. Nate Eovaldi time? In other injury news, infielder Justin Sellers is “60 percent” healed from a skin ... Read More »

Los Angeles Dodgers Spring Training Notes: 9 Players Cut + Josh Fields Going To Make The Team

The Los Angeles Dodgers made their first cuts of Spring Training today (pretty sure it’s the first), as the team sent down nine players. Chris Withrow, Scott Van Slyke, Alex Castellanos, John Wall, Stephen Fife, Michael Antonini, and Alfredo Silverio were optioned to minor league camp, while Russ Mitchell and Shane Lindsay, both non-roster invitees to camp, were reassigned to ... Read More »

Excited Spring Training Post

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*Overly Dramatic Introduction* *Observation From Game Prone To Selection Bias* *Absurd Reaction To Game Observation* *Irresponsible Usage Of Data From Miniscule Sample Size* *Fallacy Ridden Conclusion* —– Notes *Former Team Great Says Something To Current Young Player* *Current Young Player Says He Is Happy* *Player Quote About Being In Great Shape* *Player Quote About Wanting To Win* Read More »