Dodgers Rumors & News

  • 11h
    Ken Gurnick @kengurnick

    Puig and Peralta DL.

  • 12h
    Bill Plunkett @billplunkettocr

    Yasiel Puig hitting in the batting cage. More than he did yesterday. #Dodgers.

  • 12h
    Ken Gurnick @kengurnick

    Ryu threw off the bullpen mound for the first time since injury.

  • 16h
    Dylan Hernandez @dylanohernandez

    Ryu will be throwing a bullpen session in the next couple of days, possibly tomorrow.

  • 16h
    Eric Stephen @truebluela

    Have confirmed the Dodgers have signed Mike Carp to a minor league deal. He will head to Triple-A Oklahoma City (h/t @WagsFromLB)

  • 16h
    Ken Gurnick @kengurnick

    McCarthy said hoping for tendinitis, initial tests for ligament negative.

  • Elbow pain KOs McCarthy from Dodgers' 11-8 victory over Padres

    Orange County Register "The Dodgers’ new front office gambled in the back of their starting rotation, accepting injury risk in exchange for high upsides. They might not even make it out of April without paying for that decision. Pitching with a painful right elbow, right-hander Brandon McCarthy made it into the..." April 26

  • 1d
    Ken Gurnick @kengurnick

    Reliever Joel Peralta said he has "dead arm," no pain but no shoulder strength. DL possible.

  • Left hamstring keeps Puig out of starting lineup "Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig was out of the starting lineup Saturday night after leaving Friday night's game with an aggravation of a strained left hamstring. Puig originally injured the leg last week and missed four of five games. He returned to the lineup for the series in San Francisco,..." April 25

  • Yasiel Puig reinjures hamstring against Padres

    ESPN Los Angeles "Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig left Friday night's 3-0 win against the San Diego Padres after aggravating a left hamstring injury, the team said. Puig, who missed four games earlier this season with a tight left hamstring, came up limping after grounding out to third base in the..." April 25

  • 1d
    Los Angeles Dodgers @Dodgers

    Dodgers have selected contract of RHP Sergio Santos, optioned Mike Bolsinger to @okc_dodgers and designated Xavier Cedeno for assignment.

  • 1d
    J.P. Hoornstra @jphoornstra

    A.J. Ellis' hand is still swollen but he was ale to hit off a tee and hopes to be available off the bench to hit or catch. Dodgers

  • Greinke shuts out Padres to end Dodgers' losing streak at 3; Puig aggravates hamstring injury

    Orange County Register "Zack Greinke would be a good bus driver. He makes frequent stops. The Dodgers right-hander pitched seven scoreless innings as the Dodgers beat the San Diego Padres, 3-0, Friday night to stop their three-game losing streak. Ominously, though, outfielder Yasiel Puig left the game in the sixth..." April 25

  • 2d
    Mark Saxon @markasaxon

    Andre Ethier is replacing Yasiel Puig in right field. Puig injured himself running to first the previous half-inning.

  • Mattingly wants coach-contact plays to be reviewable

    San Francisco Chronicle "In the wake of Wednesday’s hullabaloo at third base, Dodgers manager Don Mattingly said plays involving contact between runners and coaches ought to be reviewable. “They’ve said from the beginning that replay is going to get better and better, and it’s a work in progress,” Mattingly said...." April 25

  • Dodgers prospect Corey Seager learning third base as well as shortstop at Double-A Tulsa

    Orange County Register "The Dodgers have a new third baseman at Double-A Tulsa – Corey Seager. The blue-chip prospect moved to his right from shortstop twice in the first dozen games of the minor-league season. According to Dodgers president of baseball operations Andrew Friedman, Seager will continue to play third..." April 24

  • Maxwell’s hit gives Giants sweep of Dodgers

    San Francisco Chronicle "Yes, Justin Maxwell was the star of the series. Yes, he got big hits, made big plays and showed off his big presence. Yes, his 10th-inning walkoff single secured Thursday’s 3-2 victory and the Giants’ first sweep of the Dodgers since May 2013. But as the team flew to Denver for the start of a..." April 24

  • After starters exit, Giants win on walk-off

    CSN Bay Area "Joe Panik is learning a lot in his second season in the big leagues. Late Wednesday night, he learned what it’s like to be in the center of the walk-off celebration. The second baseman hit a sacrifice fly in the bottom of the ninth inning, giving the Giants a 3-2 win over the Los Angeles..." April 23

  • Lincecum, Giants shut down Dodgers

    CSN Bay Area "So many Tim Lincecum starts over the past three years have been characterized by a look of confusion or disappointment. On this night, it was all about a scream and a smile. Lincecum pumped his fists and screamed when Brandon Crawford and Joe Panik ended the top of the sixth inning with a..." April 22

  • Dodgers lead for top Cuban righty; Jays, Nats, D-Backs, Rangers in "The Dodgers are said to have been the most aggressive team to date in trying to land top Cuban teenaged pitcher Yadier Alvarez, but they have considerable company in the pursuit, with the Blue Jays, Nationals, Rangers, Diamondbacks among teams involved with the right-hander. Alvarez, who just..." April 21

  • Brandon McCarthy and two relievers throw four-hit shutout

    Los Angeles Times "KEY MOMENT: The Rockies had the tying runs on base with one out in the sixth inning and their best hitter, Troy Tulowitzki, at bat. Dodgers starter Brandon McCarthy challenged Tulowitzki with fastballs — one clocked at 96 mph — and got him to ground into a double play on the seventh pitch of the..." April 20

  • MLB sets attendance record for first 2 weekends of season

    The Score "Baseball is proving, yet again, that it's not a dying sport. The first chunk of the 2015 season provided concrete evidence that America's pastime is alive and well. Major League Baseball games across the sport's 30 parks drew 1.5 million fans during each of the first two weekends for the..." April 20

  • Joe Buck has a truly awful suggestion about how to improve MLB broadcasts "Specifically to baseball, I would make players more accessible. There is no way networks can be able to talk to NASCAR drivers before they stuff themselves into the driver's seat of a race car to go over 200 miles per hour while we are all forbidden to talk to the starting pitcher of that night's..." April 20

  • After two Tommy John surgeries Brandon Beachy is hoping to join the Dodgers in June

    Hardball Talk "Signed by the Dodgers to an incentive-laden one-year contract as he recovers from a second Tommy John elbow surgery, former Braves right-hander Brandon Beachy is aiming to be ready for game action in June. Bill Shaikin of the Los Angeles Times reports that Beachy has advanced to throwing..." April 20

  • 7d
    Ken Gurnick @kengurnick

    Jansen threw off mound today, first time since foot surgery.

  • Adrian Gonzalez lifts Dodgers by Rockies into sole possession of first place

    L.A. Daily News "At some point, Adrian Gonzalez will cool down from his current .523 batting clip. Until then, the Dodgers are going to enjoy the ride and relish every part of their first baseman’s historical hitting performance. Gonzalez drove in three more runs Saturday night to back another quality..." April 19

  • 8d
    Dylan Hernandez @dylanohernandez

    Puig is back in the #Dodgers lineup.

  • Red-hot Gonzalez, Dodgers scorch Rockies, 7-3, for five-game win streak

    Orange County Register "Adrian Gonzalez is hot, hotter than he’s ever been, hotter than any Dodger has ever been to start a season, hotter than anyone’s been in the major leagues for a good long while. That unrelenting heat carried the Dodgers to a 7-3 win over the Colorado Rockies at Dodger Stadium on Friday, on..." April 18

  • 9d
    Eric Stephen @truebluela

    Rollins SS Crawford LF Gonzalez 1B Kendrick 2B Grandal C Ethier RF Uribe 3B Pederson CF Kershaw P

  • Prospect Corey Seager's position switch could fast-track him to the majors "The Los Angeles Dodgers can’t match the prospect news generated by the Chicago Cubs, who promoted slugging third baseman Kris Bryant on Friday, but something quite significant happened in their system Thursday night. Top prospect Corey Seager played third base for Double-A Tulsa. It wasn’t the..." April 17

  • Dodgers sweep Seattle Mariners on Jackie Robinson Day

    L.A. Daily News "Sandy Koufax and Rachel Robinson stood on the pitcher’s mound prior to the game between the Dodgers and Mariners on Wednesday. It was the first time Dodger Stadium hosted the annual “Civil Rights Game” on the anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking baseball’s color barrier in 1947. Who knows..." April 16

  • Dodgers beat Seattle Mariners again in their final at-bat

    L.A. Daily News "One walk-off win deserves another. Howie Kendrick’s single to right field in the bottom of the ninth inning Tuesday drove in two runs, lifting the Dodgers to a 6-5 victory over the Seattle Mariners. The Dodgers have won both games to begin the series in their final at-bat. Mariners closer..." April 15

  • Say it ain't so: Yasiel Puig wants to cut back on his awesome bat flips "Don't let the curmudgeons win, Yasiel Puig. Keep on flipping your bat gloriously, if indiscriminately. Nobody flips his bat with more panache than Puig, a young Los Angeles Dodgers star who grew up in Cuba, where they have more panache than anyone could know what to do with. Sometimes in Major..." April 14

  • Alex Guerrero enjoys his first walk-off hit after Dodgers beat Mariners

    L.A. Daily News "Two blue sports-drink buckets, filled with ice and some colored liquid, awaited Alex Guerrero on the field at Dodger Stadium on Monday night. Yasiel Puig held the first bucket and Guerrero didn’t see it coming. He made a feeble attempt to duck, but in an instant his face and jersey were..." April 14

  • Baseball’s new metal detectors won’t keep you safe. They’ll just make you miss a few innings.

    Washington Post "Fans attending Major League Baseball games are being greeted in a new way this year: with metal detectors at the ballparks. Touted as a counterterrorism measure, they’re nothing of the sort. They’re pure security theater: They look good without doing anything to make us safer. We’re stuck with..." April 14

  • 13d
    Bill Shaikin @BillShaikin

    Ryu hasn't played catch at 90 feet yet. Mattingly says #Dodgers still hoping for May return.

  • The Dodges essentially paid $2.75 million for a competitive balance draft pick

    Hardball Talk "This is fun. On Thursday the Dodgers acquired reliever Ryan Webb from the Orioles along with a minor league catcher and competitive balance draft pick. In exchange the Dodgers sent righty Ben Rowen and minor league catcher Chris O’Brien to Baltimore and agreed to pick up Webb’s entire $2.75..." April 13

  • Joc Pederson, Cuban connection lead Los Angeles Dodgers hit parade in win over Diamondbacks

    L.A. Daily News "Not that the Dodgers were too worried about Joc Pederson one week into his rookie season, but a young kid with big expectations getting off to a dreadful start is always a dicey situation. So just in case, a couple of observant eyes have been focused on the young center fielder this weekend..." April 13

  • 14d
    Ken Gurnick @kengurnick

    After workout Uribe said his hamstring is fine and he could play if needed.

  • 14d
    Dylan Hernandez @dylanohernandez

    Turner has a left index finger stiffness. X-rays negative. Uribe has left hamstring tightness. Both day to day.

  • Archie Bradley's gem powers Diamondbacks past Dodgers

    Arizona Republic "Diamondbacks rookie RHP Archie Bradley had a stellar debut, outpitching ace Clayton Kershaw as Arizona beat Los Angeles 6-0 in front of 37,636 at Chase Field on Saturday. The Dodgers managed just two hits, the first time the Diamondbacks have held them below three in the rivalry. Bradley..." April 12

  • Ender Inciarte hits walk-off single as Diamondbacks beat Dodgers in 10 innings

    Arizona Republic "Ender Inciarte's single past a drawn-in infield scored Cliff Pennington with the game-winning run in the bottom of the 10th inning, giving the Diamondbacks a 4-3 win over the Dodgers on Friday night at Chase Field. Pennington drew a one-out walk off Dodgers reliever J.P. Howell, moved to second..." April 11

  • Former MLB player Milton Bradley once texted his wife’s father video of the couple having sex

    Larry Brown Sports "Former MLB outfielder Milton Bradley is a twisted individual. We have seen him blow up on fans, umpires and managers and heard disturbing stories about his history of domestic abuse with the late Monique Bradley, but apparently most people don’t know the half of it. A lengthy Sports Illustrated..." April 11

  • MLB, union prohibit players from daily fantasy games "Major League Baseball and the players' association have agreed to a deal that forbids players from playing in daily fantasy baseball games that involve a prize, but still allows them to endorse these companies. Earlier this week, at the IMG World Congress in California, commissioner Rob Manfred..." April 11

  • Dodgers are targeting top young Cuban righthander Yadier Alvarez "The Dodgers are said to be very interested in hard-throwing young Cuban righthander Yadier Alvarez. Los Angeles, which seems intent on continuing to be a big international player, has extensively scouted Alvarez, with team president Andrew Friedman even traveling to see him in the Dominican,..." April 10

  • Gonzalez goes deep thrice to beat Padres

    True Blue L.A. "Adrian Gonzalez pushed his hot streak into overdrive on Wednesday night, hitting a career-high three home runs to lead the Dodgers over the Padres, 7-4 at Dodger Stadium, capturing a sixth straight home series win for the Dodgers over the Padres. Gonzalez had the 19th game by a Dodger with at..." April 09

  • MLB Has Started Issuing Warnings To Those Violating Pace-Of-Play Rules "This offseason, MLB instituted a handful of new rules aimed at speeding up games. Less than a week into the season, the league seems to be making an effort to stay on top of the enforcement of these new rules. The new rules require batters to keep at least one foot in the batter’s box..." April 09

  • 17d
    Dan Connolly @danconnollysun

    Confirming Os trade Ryan Webb, Brian Ward & comp balance pick -- around 75th -- to Dodgers for C Chris Obrien & P Ben Rowen. LAD taking on $

  • Clayton Kershaw is getting a root canal Monday

    Hardball Talk "Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw had to get some dental work done in late March after taking a soft line drive off his jaw during a Cactus League start against the Athletics. Kershaw did not have to miss a turn in the Dodgers’ spring training rotation and he won’t miss a regular-season outing either,..." April 09

  • Padres charge past Dodgers for first win

    San Diego Union-Tribune "Tuesday showed why the National League West is as intriguing as ever, two teams going back and forth, encapsulating what could be a season-long theme. The Padres prevailed, 7-3, shrugging off their opening-day loss at Dodger Stadium. After a 30-minute rain delay, after both starting pitchers..." April 08