Dec 10, 2014, 8:00 PM EST
Well ain’t that interesting?
Dec 9, 2014, 6:23 PM EST
Gordon is coming off a solid season in which he batted .289/.326/.378 over 148 games while leading the majors with 64 stolen bases.
Nov 13, 2014, 11:03 AM EST
This time it’s Jon Niese who gets the treatment.
Oct 7, 2014, 9:39 PM EST
Benching Yasiel Puig in Game 4 didn’t doom the Dodgers, but it probably didn’t help.
Sep 24, 2014, 7:08 AM EST
Andrew McCutchen and the Pirates light a victory cigar as they clinch their second straight playoff appearance.
Sep 16, 2014, 9:04 PM EST
Dodgers shortstop Hanley Ramirez has been scratched from Tuesday’s game against the Rockies due to an elbow strain. It’s not clear when he suffered the injury or how serious it might be.
Sep 10, 2014, 3:49 PM EST
Daniel Murphy has made all 126 of his starts this season at second base and hasn’t played an inning at third base since 2011.
Aug 16, 2014, 7:45 PM EST
Juan Uribe re-injured his right hamstring in Friday night’s game against the Brewers, and he’s headed to the disabled list.
Aug 7, 2014, 6:53 AM EST
Joe Kelly gave his old mates fits. Well, maybe he gave them fits before too. Maybe they weren’t his mates. Maybe there were long-simmering disputes between him and the Cardinals about politics and religion and things. We can’t know!
Jul 21, 2014, 8:01 PM EST
X-rays on the hands of Hanley Ramirez and Yasiel Puig came back negative.
Jun 26, 2014, 8:40 PM EST
After more than a month, Juan Uribe is back with the Dodgers after recovering from a right hamstring strain.
Jun 11, 2014, 6:01 AM EST
Collin Cowgill’s walkoff homer in the 14th was something. Yoenis Cespedes’ throw in the eighth was even more something.
Mar 21, 2014, 11:05 PM EST
We’re mere hours away from the official start of the regular season, when the Dodgers and Diamondbacks will square off in Australia. The Dodgers have made some last-minute roster decisions which includes 27-year-old Cuban infielder Alexander Guerrero making the Opening Day roster. The Dodgers have placed Matt Kemp, Josh Beckett, and Chad Billingsley on the…
Mar 21, 2014, 11:49 AM EST
Don Mattingly said he’d do it, and he has. Here’s the Dodgers Opening Day lineup, featuring Yasiel Puig in the leadoff slot: 1. Yasiel Puig RF 2. Justin Turner 2B 3. Hanley Ramirez SS 4. Adrian Gonzalez 1B 5. Scott Van Slyke LF 6. Juan Uribe 3B 7. Andre Ethier CF 8. A.J. Ellis C…
Mar 17, 2014, 4:08 PM EST
Howard Megdal interviewed former Mets and current Dodgers infielder Justin Turner. The subject: how so many Mets players, current and former, find themselves being torn down by anonymous front office sources and the New York media: I think the issue is that nobody takes responsibility for what they say,” Turner told me as we chatted…
Mar 16, 2014, 8:08 PM EST
Listen, I’m as shocked as you are by the headline. The Dodgers designated Javy Guerra, a perfectly good — if flawed — reliever to make room on the roster for Chone Figgins, a 36-year-old utilityman who hasn’t OPSed above .535 since 2010. The report comes from MLB.com’s Ken Gurnick. The Dodgers, though, are deep in…
Mar 6, 2014, 5:02 PM EST
Between now and Opening Day, HardballTalk will take a look at each of baseball’s 30 teams, asking the key questions, the not-so-key questions, and generally breaking down their chances for the 2014 season. Next up: The Los Angeles Dodgers. The Big Question: Can the deep-pocketed Dodgers be stopped? After a midseason turnaround led to 92…
Feb 5, 2014, 4:16 PM EST
Tim Dierkes of MLB Trade Rumors reports that the Dodgers have signed utility man Justin Turner, who spent the past three seasons with the Mets. Turner has played all over the diamond defensively and hit .265 with eight homers and a .696 OPS in 895 total plate appearances for the Mets, which makes him a…
Dec 22, 2013, 6:05 PM EST
Darren Wolfson of 1500 ESPN is reporting that the Twins have checked in on free agent utilityman Justin Turner. Turner was non-tendered by the Mets on December 3, allowing him to enter free agency. Since becoming a regular contributor to the Mets in 2011, Turner has hit at about the league average, contributing his penchant…
Dec 2, 2013, 11:30 PM EST
We’ll be writing up the non-tenders as they come in prior to Monday’s midnight deadline. These players immediately become free agents. AMERICAN LEAGUE Angels – RHP Juan Gutierrez, RHP Tommy Hanson, INF Chris Nelson, RHP Jerome Williams All of these were expected. Hanson and Williams would have cost upwards of $4 million apiece. Williams is…
Nov 25, 2013, 11:03 AM EST
You all act like you hate the War on Christmas, but tell me, if it were won by the anti-Christmas hordes, wouldn’t we be without awful things like the Mets singing Christmas songs? OK, I guess that can be an all-purpose holiday/seasonal song, so maybe the War on Christmas is irrelevant here. But someone should…
Sep 6, 2013, 10:35 PM EST
As if the Mets hadn’t already worn enough egg on their face for having dealt Scott Kazmir to the Rays for Victor Zambrano at the July 2004 deadline, their former lefty took them behind the shed tonight as a member of the Indians. Kazmir struck out 12 Mets hitters over six shutout innings, allowing just…
Aug 4, 2013, 10:17 AM EST
Mets third baseman David Wright was put on the disabled list Saturday with a right hamstring strain. Now there’s somewhat of a timetable for his return. According to Adam Rubin of ESPNNewYork.com, Wright has been diagnosed with a Grade 3 hamstring strain — which is likely to take 3-5 weeks to recover from. He’ll be…
Aug 3, 2013, 12:30 PM EST
The Mets announced this morning that third baseman David Wright was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a right hamstring strain. Outfielder Mike Baxter has been recalled from Triple-A Las Vegas to take his place on the active roster. Wright suffered the injury in last night’s game against the Royals while he was running…
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