Spring Training Notes: Ryu gets rotation nod, Masterson inked for depth, Seager feature

Hyun-Jin Ryu had arguably his worst outing of his Spring Training yesterday, giving up three runs and two homers in five innings of work, but that was enough to convince Dave Roberts that the left-hander was adequately recovered from shoulder and elbow surgeries to earn a rotation spot. “I think Ryu is throwing well, he’s …
Via Dodgers Digest
1 hour ago

Dodgers Bullpen Picture Becomes Clearer, yet Some Uncertainty Still Lingers

With less than seven days remaining before the Dodgers commence their 2017 regular season campaign, both the media and the fans were given a roster clue of sorts on Monday afternoon, when skipper Dave Roberts indicated that Brandon McCarthy and Alex Wood were both still in competition for the fourth spot in the rotation, but whoever misses out on the starting slot will have a place...
Via ThinkBluePC
2 hours ago

Dodgers 2017 Top Prospects: D.J. Peters, Jordan Sheffield And More 2016 Draftees Ranked Nos. 11-20

Ranking the top 20 prospects is where the Los Angeles Dodgers’ farm system really begins to take shape. It also demonstrates...
Via Dodger Blue
2 hours ago

Spring Training Preview: Dodgers Start Alex Wood In Final Cactus League Matchup With Reds

The Los Angeles Dodgers are in the home stretch of Spring Training, as they head back to Los Angeles after their final...
Via Dodger Blue
2 hours ago

Spring Training Preview: Julio Urias Makes What May Be Last Start With Dodgers For A While

Julio Urias starts for the Los Angeles Dodgers in the home contest of their split-squad doubleheader. Urias' outing against...
Via Dodger Blue
2 hours ago

Dodgers To Sign Justin Masterson

The Dodgers have agreed to a minor-league deal with free-agent righty Justin Masterson, according to Jon Heyman of Fan Rag (via Twitter). Additional terms were not reported. Masterson, who recently turned 32, had been looking for a new organization after failing to receive a shot at the majors last year with the Pirates. He threw 54 1/3 innings at Triple-A, over five starts and twenty...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
17 hours ago

Ryu earns spot in rotation after taxing two years

by Rowan Kavner Hyun-Jin Ryu’s only started one regular season game the last two years, with elbow and shoulder injuries holding him back. If all stays according to plan for the next week, that number should double soon. Manager Dave Roberts said Ryu has earned a spot in the Dodger rotation, as the starting pitcher continues to enjoy a standout spring in his first action back...
Via Dodgers Insider
18 hours ago

Hyun-Jin Ryu Named To Dodgers’ Rotation

The Dodgers will utilize lefty Hyun-Jin Ryu out of the rotation when camp breaks, manager Dave Roberts told reporters including Andy McCullough of the Los Angeles Times (Twitter links). That leaves Brandon McCarthy and Alex Wood still battling for the fifth and final rotation job, though both will end up on the MLB roster. It’s not altogether surprising at this point to hear that...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
19 hours ago

Ryu locks down LA rotation spot; final slot open

Hyun-Jin Ryu won back his spot in the season-opening starting rotation on Monday, said Dodgers manager Dave Roberts, who added that the fifth spot will go to either Brandon McCarthy or Alex Wood.
19 hours ago

2017 Dodgers Prospects: Projected 2020 Pitching Staff

Like last week with the lineup, I’m foolishly trying to predict the 2020 pitching rotation — a venture that will prove to be less fruitful, I’m sure. There are so many options that it’s an almost impossible task, but I’m going to give it my best shot. Previous entries in this series: 2018 (2015) 2019 …
Via Dodgers Digest
22 hours ago

Seager expected to stay back for start of Freeway Series

03/27 Dodgers at White Sox, 1:05 p.m. Logan Forsythe 3BKiké Hernández SSFranklin Gutierrez LFYasmani Grandal CAdrián González 1BYasiel Puig RFJoc Pederson CFChase Utley 2BHyun-Jin Ryu P Shortstop Corey Seager is expected to miss each of the first two games of the Freeway Series in Anaheim before returning Saturday for the final game of the series at Dodger Stadium, according...
Via Dodgers Insider
23 hours ago

Dodgers 25-Man Roster Notes: Taylor, Hernandez, Thompson, Toles & More

Just one week now before the Dodgers start the regular season, and we are a little closer to knowing the final 25-man roster. Dennis wrote a story yesterday about the state of the starting pitchers. That may have become a little bit more clear, with the outcome of Scott Kazmir‘s most recent outing. Manager Dave Roberts today confirmed that Kazmir will start the season on the DL...
Via ThinkBluePC
1 day ago

Report: Scott Kazmir to start the season on the DL

Well, we saw this coming. According to Andy McCullough of the Los Angeles Times, Dodgers starter Scott Kazmir will begin the season on the disabled list. The three-time All-Star has been experiencing some hip tightness throughout the spring, which could be the reason he’s been missing some velocity. McCullough reported earlier Kazmir was throwing his fastball that sat between...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Seager staying back to get ABs; Kazmir to DL

Corey Seager will remain in Arizona through Friday to work on his swing and Scott Kazmir will go on the disabled list, Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said on Monday.
1 day ago

Scott Kazmir To Begin Season On DL

Dodgers starter Scott Kazmir will begin the season on the disabled list, Andy McCullough of the Los Angeles Times tweets. “It’s something with the hip,” Dodgers manager Dave Roberts told McCullough. Kazmir has dealt with hip tightness this spring, and his velocity was in the 82-84 MPH range less than two weeks ago. He pitched yesterday against Texas and struggled, allowing...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
1 day ago

If pattern holds, Dodgers will bolster rotation

At the non-waiver Trade Deadline in 2015, the Dodgers acquired starting pitchers Alex Wood and Mat Latos. At the Trade Deadline in 2016, the Dodgers acquired starting pitcher Rich Hill, after earlier trading for starter Bud Norris when Clayton Kershaw was injured. So, at the Trade Deadline in 2017, the Dodgers will probably beacquiring a starting pitcher, because that's what they do.
1 day ago

Injury updates on Seager, Baez, Ethier

03/26 Dodgers at Rangers, 1:05 p.m. Logan Forsythe 2BKiké Hernández SSJustin Turner 3BFranklin Gutierrez LFYasmani Grandal CYasiel Puig DHScott Van Slyke 1BTrayce Thompson RFChris Taylor CFScott Kazmir P Shortstop Corey Seager could stay in Arizona when the Dodgers return to the West Coast for their Freeway Series matchup against the Angels to end Spring Training, according to...
Via Dodgers Insider
2 days ago

Yasiel Puig waves at umpire after getting ejected from game

Yasiel Puig creates must-see TV moments every time he steps foot on the field, even in spring training.Puig wasn’t happy about a questionable called third strike in a recent spring training game, so he responded by slamming his bat down in frustration. Obviously, that little tantrum got him tossed, especially when you consider his reputation.The Dodgers outfielder made his way...
Via The Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Gonzalez unloads on World Baseball Classic

Adrian Gonzalez is still furious over the way Mexico was eliminated from the World Baseball Classic earlier this week, and the Los Angeles Dodgers star says he will never take part in the event again because of it.Mexico, of course, was knocked out of the tournament over a controversial tiebreaker rule. Although they defeated Venezuela 11-9 early Monday morning, Venezuela advanced...
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

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