Carl Crawford RUMORS & NEWS

  • 23d
    Jon Heyman @JonHeymanCBS

    Matt Kemp plus Ethier, Crawford and Beckett cleared waivers but Hanley Ramirez was claimed/blocked. Blog coming @CBSSports

  • Carl Crawford unsure where he fits in Dodgers' outfield

    Los Angeles Times "As Carl Crawford approaches his return from the disabled list, the Dodgers' outfield overcrowding is about to resurface as an issue. Crawford is not promised an everyday job when he comes back. So, although the Dodgers have considered whether to activate him as soon as he can play, Crawford..." June 10

  • 88d
    Bill Shaikin @BillShaikin

    Mattingly: #Dodgers medical staff hopeful Carl Crawford can return after min 15 days on DL.

  • Carl Crawford sprains left ankle in win over Reds, will go on DL

    True Blue L.A. "Dodgers outfielder Carl Crawford left Tuesday's win over the Reds in the eighth inning, spraining his left ankle while chasing down a double in the left field corner. On the SportsNet LA television broadcast, Alanna Rizzo reported during the ninth inning that X-rays on Crawford's ankle were..." May 28

  • Ankle sprain lands Dodgers' Crawford on DL

    Rotoworld "Crawford rolled the ankle chasing down a ball in the left field corner Tuesday, and he left the game immediately. Afterwards, he said the ankle is "going to take a while" to heal. He'll likely need more than the initial 15 days before returning. Jamie Romak was recalled to take his roster spot,..." May 28

  • 138d
    Ken Gurnick @kengurnick

    Carl Crawford has tightness on right side.

  • Crawford, Kemp recovering nicely from injuries

    MLB.com "The Dodgers, who will work out Friday afternoon at Sydney Cricket Ground, received positive news from two teammates back in Arizona. Carl Crawford, who missed a day with mild right should inflammation, went 3-for-3 with a homer and an RBI single in a Minor League game against the Reds at..." March 21

  • 163d
    Ken Gurnick @kengurnick

    Carl Crawford left a Minor League game in Arizona today with a minor shoulder issue. Don Mattingly will update later from Australia.

  • 168d
    Eric Stephen @truebluela

    Carl Crawford's girlfriend is expecting a baby any day now. He basically has until Sunday night to decide to go to Australia or stay back

  • 183d
    Ken Gurnick @kengurnick

    Carl Crawford, who said his leg tightened scoring from first Wednesday on a Puig double, is not in today's lineup.

  • Evelyn Lozada's Engagement Ring from Carl Crawford Is Huge, Worth Reported $1.4M

    Bleacher Report "Evelyn Lozada didn't just get ice for Christmas; she damn near got an entire glacier. First, we would like to congratulate Dodgers outfielder Carl Crawford and his bride-to-be, Lozada, on their engagement. Fans following the reality star found out on Christmas Day when the 38-year-old posted a..." December 28

  • Yasiel Puig among Dodgers drawing interest on trade market

    Los Angeles Times "Yasiel Puig, Matt Kemp, Andre Ethier and Carl Crawford have drawn interest on the trade market over the first two days of the general managers' meetings. The Dodgers have fielded inquiries about all four of their outfielders, according to a person familiar with the situation who spoke on the..." November 13

  • Tulowitzki, Dodger vets top trade talk

    Fox Sports "In case you missed it, I wrote earlier that right-hander Ervin Santana is seeking $100 million and righty Ricky Nolasco $80 million on the free-agent market. Need we say more about why trades will be a major topic of discussion at next week's general managers' meetings? By now, you know..." November 08

  • The Dodgers are listening to offers for their non-Puig outfielders

    Hardball Talk "Ken Rosenthal reports that the Dodgers are listening to offers for their outfielders. But before you start bombarding your team’s GM to trade your overpaid second baseUggla for Yasiel Puig, know that he only means Matt Kemp, Andre Ethier and Carl Crawford. Damn. But yeah, gotta make room for..." November 08

  • 344d
    Ken Gurnick @kengurnick

    Crawford returns to lineup Kemp starts as does Gonzalez but Ramirez is out.

  • 346d
    Bill Shaikin @BillShaikin

    Ramirez Crawford remain out of #Dodgers lineup but Puig is back.

  • Boras compares Ellsbury to Carl Crawford (and an aircraft carrier)

    CBSSports.com "The Red Sox have keen interest in re-signing star center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury according to people familiar with their thinking. However Red Sox connected people are suggesting now that if Ellsbury's market goes well into the nine-figure arena – and considering their own $142 million deal for..." September 05

  • Carl Crawford still wants a piece of Boston

    CBSSports.com "Needless to say Carl Crawford's stint with the Red Sox was a disaster for both he and the team. He's having a good season with the Dodgers but that doesn't mean he's forgotten his miserable time in Boston. Remember back in the spring when Crawford said the Boston media loves it when players are..." August 23

  • Carl Crawford preparing to rejoin the Dodgers

    Hardball Talk "Carl Crawford going on the disabled list with a strained hamstring on June 2 led to the Dodgers calling up Yasiel Puig, but now Crawford is ready to return and Puig is hurt. Crawford went 5-for-13 with one stolen base on a four-game rehab assignment at Single-A and Ken Gurnick of MLB.com..." July 04

  • Carl Crawford to begin rehab assignment Sunday

    Hardball Talk "Carl Crawford is set to begin a minor league rehab assignment Sunday with High-A Rancho Cucamonga, reports Mark Saxon of ESPN Los Angeles. Crawford has been sidelined since June 1 with a strained left hamstring. The 31-year-old is slated to play two games as designated hitter and two in the..." June 29

  • 439d
    Dylan Hernandez @dylanohernandez

    Even if/when Kemp and Crawford return, Puig will probably remain in major leagues, according to Mattingly.

  • 448d
    Dylan Hernandez @dylanohernandez

    Carl Crawford's hamstring strain is "fairly significant," according to Mattingly. Will be out for more than 15 days.

  • 453d
    Bill Plunkett @billplunkettocr

    Carl Crawford is clutching the back of his left leg after running out a double. Has familiar look of a hamstring injury. He's leaving game

  • 485d
    Dylan Hernandez @dylanohernandez

    Carl Crawford scratched for precautionary reasons due to tightness in his right hamstring.

  • Crawford, Gonzo find relief in LA

    Fox Sports "The jury remains out on Dodgers manager Don Mattingly, who is in the final year of his contract and still must prove that he can properly manage a bullpen. But Mattingly’s even demeanor is a strength, and the impact of his managing style on two former Red Sox, first baseman Adrian Gonzalez and..." April 30

  • Carl Crawford gets the Dodgers going in 4-3 win over Padres

    Los Angeles Times "Carl Crawford came to the Dodgers from the Boston Red Sox last year as a condition, as in, if you want Adrian Gonzalez, you also have to take Crawford. But what at first appeared to be a costly compromise is starting to look like a bargain for the ages. Crawford continued his early-season..." April 11

  • 513d
    Ken Gurnick @

    Jerry Hairston starts in left field for the Dodgers tonight instead of Carl Crawford against S.F. lefty Madison Bumgarner.

  • Carl Crawford quickly makes believers of Dodgers

    Los Angeles Times "All spring, Carl Crawford told anyone who would listen that he would be ready for the Dodgers' game on opening day. He told the trainers who stood in the batting cage counting his swings to protect his surgically repaired elbow. He told the doctors who found nerve irritation in his forearm and..." April 02

  • 525d
    Bill Plunkett @

    Carl Crawford at DH for #Dodgers again today but he has been throwing in drills, arm "feels good." Could play LF in a game "any day now."

  • Carl Crawford looks at positives after Dodgers debut

    Los Angeles Times "What was an ordinary split-squad spring-training game for most players at Camelback on Sunday was of monumental importance for Carl Crawford. The Dodgers' 11-1 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers was Crawford's first game with the Dodgers and his first with any team since August, when he..." March 18

  • Dodgers outfielder Carl Crawford continues to work his way back

    L.A. Daily News "An injury report might be the most uninformative, essential piece of information a team can produce. It contains important facts, but few details and no emotions. That Carl Crawford (Tommy John surgery) hasn't played a major-league game since Aug. 19, 2012 not only is a fact but an essential..." March 18

  • Crawford, Greinke trying to speed up recovery

    L.A. Daily News "The clock is ticking on a pair of injured Dodgers stars trying to avoid starting the season on the disabled list. Outfielder Carl Crawford and pitcher Zack Greinke seem intent on racing the clock. Crawford, who hasn't appeared in a major-league game since Aug. 19 of last year, could make his..." March 17

  • Carl Crawford to make Dodgers debut Sunday vs. Brewers

    True Blue L.A. "Carl Crawford will make his Dodgers debut on Sunday afternoon as the Dodgers host the Brewers at Camelback Ranch. That is one of two split squad games on Sunday for the Dodgers, with the team also headed to Salt River Fields at Talking Stick in Scottsdale to play the Diamondbacks. Both games are 1..." March 17

  • Carl Crawford could make Dodgers debut Sunday

    Los Angeles Times "Carl Crawford could play his first game for the Dodgers on Sunday, according to Manager Don Mattingly. Crawford, who is recovering from reconstructive elbow surgery, will hit Saturday in a minor league game. If he comes out of that without any problems, he will play the next day in the Dodgers’..." March 16

  • Crawford rehabs with Minor League at-bats

    MLB.com "The Dodgers had only four hits in an 8-1 loss to the Cubs on Thursday, but over on the Minor League side, Carl Crawford was making steady progress in his bid to join the lineup. Crawford took six at-bats in a camp game against Meiji University of Japan, then played catch from 60 feet for the..." March 14

  • Dodgers' Carl Crawford faces live major league pitching

    Los Angeles Times "Carl Crawford faced relievers Kenley Jansen and J.P. Howell on Tuesday, marking the first time he took live batting practice against major league pitchers since he was shut down two weeks ago. “A step in the right direction,” said Crawford, who resumed working out last week. Crawford, who is..." March 13

  • Dodgers' Carl Crawford faces live major league pitching

    Los Angeles Times "Carl Crawford faced relievers Kenley Jansen and J.P. Howell on Tuesday, marking the first time he took live batting practice against major league pitchers since he was shut down two weeks ago. “A step in the right direction,” said Crawford, who resumed working out last week. Crawford, who is..." March 12

  • Carl Crawford Needs to Get Over Lackluster Boston Tenure or Else He’ll Find Himself in L.A.’s Doghouse

    NESN "Carl Crawford didn’t bring much to the table in Boston, and he hasn’t brought anything to the table in Los Angeles. Yet as Opening Day approaches, Crawford is still flapping his gums about his less-than-stellar Red Sox tenure. Crawford again spoke out about his time in Boston during an interview..." March 08

  • Carl Crawford: Boston 'wasn't place for me,' bashes media

    ESPN.com "Carl Crawford has hardly kept it a secret how happy he is to be away from Boston. He unloaded again Thursday, saying he realized almost immediately that he’d made a mistake signing with the Red Sox, and claiming that the Boston media reveled in his unhappiness. "That smile turned upside down..." March 07

  • Carl Crawford injury: Dodgers LF to resume workouts on Thursday

    True Blue L.A. "Dodgers left fielder Carl Crawford will resume workouts on Thursday, as he continues to rehab from Tommy John surgery last August. Crawford, who has yet to play a game this spring, was shut down from workouts last week after minor nerve irritation in his forearm, caused after he increased the..." March 06

  • Dodgers' Crawford to be limited for next week

    Orange County Register "Carl Crawford's "pause" has turned into a setback that might prevent him from being ready to open the season on time. The Dodgers outfielder, who is returning from Tommy John surgery on his left elbow last August, will be restricted to limited activity – no swinging or throwing – for the next..." March 02

  • Dodgers outfielder Carl Crawford experiences nerve irritation in left arm

    L.A. Daily News "Carl Crawford's availability for spring training and beyond is in doubt after the Dodgers' left fielder was diagnosed with nerve irritation in his left arm. He will not be able to throw or hit for seven days. "It challenges Opening Day," Dodgers manager Don Mattingly told reporters in..." March 02

  • Dodgers' Crawford forced to 'pause' in comeback

    Orange County Register "One of the Dodgers' two rehabbing outfielders could be ready to see his first Cactus League action. But it won't be Carl Crawford. Crawford's recovery from Tommy John surgery last August, has been put on hold because of tightness in his left forearm. Crawford hit against live pitching in batting..." March 01

  • Dodgers outfielder Kemp close to returning, but Crawford isn't

    L.A. Daily News "Don Mattingly will concede that Matt Kemp is close to playing in his first spring training game, but the Dodgers' manager is reluctant to say exactly when that game will be. Kemp faced live pitching each of the last two days in practice, and hasn't had any setbacks in his recovery from surgery..." March 01

  • Carl Crawford held out Thursday, Matt Kemp closer to playing

    True Blue L.A. "A pair of Dodgers outfielders are going in different directions in their comeback from surgery. Carl Crawford was held out of batting practice and throwing drills on Thursday with left forearm tightness, while Matt Kemp is getting closer to playing in a game, which could come as soon as..." February 28

  • 547d
    Ken Gurnick @

    Carl Crawford has forearm tightness in what appears to be a mild setback after elbow surgery.

  • 549d
    Jon Heyman @

    Plan is for carl crawford (elbow) to play 1st game thursday and matt kemp (shoulder) friday or saturday. Both will dh.

  • Dodgers' Matt Kemp, Carl Crawford won't play in exhibition opener

    Los Angeles Times "Matt Kemp and Carl Crawford won't be in the lineup Saturday when the Dodgers open their exhibition season against the Chicago White Sox. And they won't be in the lineup Sunday, either. Manager Don Mattingly said he doesn't expect the rehabilitating outfielders to play in Cactus League games..." February 23

  • Crawford: Time with Sox toughest of career

    ESPN.com "It turns out, Carl Crawford wasn't just physically hindered during his time with the Red Sox, he was deeply depressed, as well. Facing a slow start and nagging injuries after joining the Red Sox in 2011, things went downhill fast, he said. He felt things would never improve for him in Boston..." February 14

  • Carl Crawford reintroduces himself to Dodgers fans

    Los Angeles Times "It can't really be done, right? Make a trade for a player still owed more than $100 million, and you practically forget about him? Never see him, almost never mention him. Go on with your season, celebrate others and almost forget about outfielder Carl Crawford? That's a tough trick to pull..." October 27

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