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  1. 2014 Free Agent Tracker

    Dec 25, 2013, 12:26 AM EST

    MLB: Yankees-Brian McCann Press Conference

    Here’s the rundown of where this winter’s top 150 free agents are landing, continuously updated throughout the offseason. Re-signings are posted in red, while players signing with new teams are in blue. Stars denote players who received qualifying offers and thus will cost their new team a draft pick if they sign elsewhere. (Non-tenders have…

  2. Ted Lilly is retiring

    Nov 27, 2013, 2:49 PM EST

    Ted Lilly Getty

    Man, all that neck-nerve cauterization for nothing. Ouch: Ted Lilly, 37, tells Venezeulan newspaper he will retire. After 3 DL stints w/#Dodgers this year, he had tried winter ball in Venezuela. — Bill Shaikin (@BillShaikin) November 27, 2013 Lilly was trying to prove he was healthy and effective down in Venezuela, but it apparently wasn’t…

  3. Ted Lilly had the nerve endings in his neck cauterized

    Nov 15, 2013, 10:47 AM EST

    Ted Lilly Getty

    Ted Lilly is currently pitching in the Venezuelan Winter League after missing all but five starts this year with neck problems that led to being released by the Dodgers in July. In order to get healthy enough to return to the mound Lilly underwent a procedure to … well, I’ll let Steve Dilbeck of the…

  4. UPDATE: Giants unable to reach deal with Ted Lilly

    Aug 6, 2013, 3:45 PM EST

    Ted Lilly

    UPDATE, 6:25 p.m. ET: Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish says the deal has been called off because the two sides could not come to an agreement on a designated callup date. Lilly remains a free agent. ***************** 3:45 p.m. ET: Andrew Baggarly of CSNBayArea.com reports that the Giants are nearing a minor-league contract with…

  5. Dodgers officially release Ted Lilly

    Aug 4, 2013, 5:22 PM EST

    ted lilly getty

    Dylan Hernandez of the Los Angeles Times reports that the Dodgers have officially released left-hander Ted Lilly, who was designated for assignment on July 25 and passed through waivers unclaimed. Lilly posted a 5.09 ERA and 1.61 WHIP in 23 innings (five starts) this season for Los Angeles, striking out 18 batters but issuing 10…

  6. Dodgers designate left-hander Ted Lilly for assignment

    Jul 25, 2013, 8:45 PM EST

    Ted Lilly

    The Dodgers announced this evening that they have designated left-hander Ted Lilly for assignment in order to clear a spot for utility player Elian Herrera on the active roster. Lilly was just activated from the disabled list yesterday after missing the most of the past two months with a chronic neck condition. However, Dodgers manager…

  7. Matt Kemp lands back on disabled list with ankle sprain

    Jul 24, 2013, 6:42 PM EST

    matt kemp dodgers getty

    From Dylan Hernandez of the Los Angeles Times comes word that the Dodgers have placed outfielder Matt Kemp on the 15-day disabled list (for the third time this season) because of a sprained left ankle. Kemp suffered the injury Sunday on an awkward slide into home plate. It was his first game since returning from…

  8. Matt Kemp on track to be activated tomorrow

    Jul 20, 2013, 11:10 PM EST

    Matt Kemp

    Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp played in a simulated game against injured starter Ted Lilly today, hitting two home runs. Dylan Hernandez of the L.A. Times says Kemp, recovering from irritation of the AC joint in his left shoulder, is on track to be activated tomorrow. After returning from the disabled list on June 25, Kemp…

  9. Report: Dodgers, Marlins talking Ricky Nolasco trade

    Jun 26, 2013, 11:29 PM EST

    Ricky Nolasco

    Mark Saxon of ESPNLosAngeles.com says the Dodgers and Marlins are engaging in trade talks involving Ricky Nolasco. While rotation depth was supposed to be a major strength for the Dodgers this year, the team has lost Chad Billingsley and Josh Beckett to injury and has gotten little from Ted Lilly so far. The team’s rotation…

  10. Josh Beckett to get MRI to determine cause of numbness in fingers

    May 27, 2013, 10:42 PM EST

    Josh Beckett

    Josh Beckett was placed on the disabled list earlier this month with a right groin strain, but another health concern could delay his return to the Dodgers’ rotation. According to Dylan Hernandez of the Los Angeles Times, Beckett will undergo an MRI tomorrow to find the source of numbness in his fingers. It’s believed that…

  11. HBT Daily: The Braves keep beating those Nats

    Apr 30, 2013, 2:00 PM EST

    HBT Daily Logo

    Kay Adams and I talk about why that is. And check up on Stephen Strasburg and … Ted Lilly of all people.

  12. Ted Lilly grabs some pine tar on the sly

    Apr 30, 2013, 8:23 AM EST

    Pine Tar 2

    Maybe it was purely by accident, and maybe it didn’t help a bit — judging by his pitching line it didn’t anyway — but reader Big Leagues sends along a couple of screen captures from last night’s Dodgers-Rockies game which seems to show Ted Lilly opportunistically applying pine tar to his pitching hand after picking…

  13. Mets get a walkoff grand slam to beat Dodgers in 10

    Apr 25, 2013, 12:14 AM EST

    New York Mets Jordany Valdespin celebrates after hitting grand-slam walk-off home run to beat Los Angeles Dodgers in MLB game in New York

    Jordany Valdespin‘s first homer of 2013 was memorable; he delivered a grand slam off Josh Wall in the bottom of the 10th to give the Mets a 7-3 win over the Dodgers on Wednesday. It was the second walkoff slam of the year, with Baltimore’s Matt Wieters collecting the other. Valdespin, who earlier entered the…

  14. Ted Lilly will join the Dodgers’ rotation next week

    Apr 19, 2013, 4:46 PM EST

    Ted Lilly

    Chris Capuano aggravating his calf injury during the Zack Greinke-Carlos Quentin scuffle has opened the door for Ted Lilly to join the Dodgers’ rotation and his first start will be Wednesday against the Mets. Lilly is coming back from September shoulder surgery and had to be talked into continuing his minor-league rehab assignment after feeling…

  15. Chris Capuano aggravated calf injury sprinting to Greinke-Quentin incident

    Apr 18, 2013, 10:15 AM EST

    Chris Capuano

    Zack Greinke‘s fractured collarbone wasn’t the only injury suffered during last week’s Dodgers-Padres dust-up. Chris Capuano was placed on the disabled list yesterday with a strained calf and the left-hander revealed that what was a minor injury got aggravated when all hell broke loose after Carlos Quentin charged the mound on Greinke. Ken Gurnick of…

  16. Zack Greinke thinks Carlos Quentin’s eight-game suspension for charging the mound was fair

    Apr 17, 2013, 9:42 PM EST

    quentin, greinke getty

    Dodgers manager Don Mattingly told reporters in the aftermath of last Friday’s benches-clearing brawl that Padres outfielder Carlos Quentin should be suspended for as long as it takes Zack Greinke to fully recover from his fractured left collarbone. Greinke, though, says that would be “pretty crazy.” This is from Bill Shaikin of the Los Angeles Times:…

  17. Chris Capuano placed on disabled list with calf strain

    Apr 17, 2013, 8:37 PM EST

    capuano getty

    As first reported by Bill Shaikin of the Los Angeles Times, the Dodgers have placed left-hander Chris Capuano on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left calf muscle. Tim Federowicz, a catcher, was called up from Triple-A Albuquerque in a corresponding 25-man roster move. Capuano suffered the calf strain Tuesday in his first start of the…

  18. Chris Capuano left last night’s Dodgers game early, will get an MRI

    Apr 17, 2013, 9:26 AM EST

    Chris Capuano, Jeff Kellogg

    Will the last uninjured Dodgers pitcher turn out the light please? Thanks. Filling in for injured starter Zack Greinke, Chris Capuano left Tuesday’s game against the Padres in the top of the third inning due to a strained left calf. “It’s a little sore. A strain, but not a full tear or anything like that,”…

  19. Ted Lilly has agreed to continue his minor league rehab assignment

    Apr 15, 2013, 9:31 PM EST

    Ted Lilly

    We heard last night that Dodgers’ left-hander Ted Lilly wasn’t interested in continuing his minor league rehab assignment, but he has apparently had a change of heart on the matter. According to Bill Plunkett of the Orange County-Register, Lilly will start again Tuesday night with Triple-A Albuquerque. The 37-year-old has allowed 10 runs in 12…

  20. Ted Lilly refuses Minor League assignment

    Apr 14, 2013, 9:05 PM EST

    Ted Lilly

    Ted Lilly, recovering from surgery on his left shoulder, has refused a Minor League assignment from the Dodgers. Lilly was thought to be the replacement in the rotation for the injured Zack Greinke, but the Dodgers opted to use Chris Capuano instead, feeling that Lilly wasn’t yet ready. MLB.com’s Ken Gurnick reports that the Dodgers…

  21. Chris Capuano will start for Dodgers on Tuesday

    Apr 13, 2013, 7:15 PM EST

    Chris Capuano

    Chris Capuano, not Ted Lilly as was speculated, will be taking Zack Greinke‘s spot in the rotation. Dylan Hernandez reports on Twitter that Capuano will start on Tuesday for the Dodgers. Capuano had dealt with elbow problems between 2008-10, but posted back-to-back full seasons in 2011-12 between the Mets and Dodgers with a combined 4.12…

  22. The latest on Zack Greinke

    Apr 12, 2013, 9:30 PM EST

    Los Angeles Dodgers v San Diego Padres

    The Dodgers called up Shawn Tolleson to replace Zack Greinke on the 25-man roster after their $147 million man suffered a broken collarbone when Carlos Quentin charged the mound during last night’s game in San Diego. Tolleson is a 25-year-old right-hander who got his first taste of the Majors last year, posting a 4.30 ERA…

  23. Ted Lilly could replace Zack Greinke in Dodgers’ rotation

    Apr 12, 2013, 11:51 AM EST

    Ted Lilly Getty

    As of yesterday afternoon the Dodgers were pondering what to do with Ted Lilly now that he’s ready to come off the disabled list, but Zack Greinke‘s fractured collarbone seemingly answers that question. Lilly has been building up arm strength in the minors as he comes back from September shoulder surgery, logging 90 pitches in…

  24. Carlos Quentin charges mound, Zack Greinke suffers broken collarbone

    Apr 12, 2013, 1:50 AM EST

    Zack Greinke, Carlos Quentin

    Carlos Quentin charged the mound after being drilled by Zack Greinke, leading to a benches-clearing incident in the sixth inning of Thursday’s Dodgers-Padres game. Greinke, a right-hander, suffered a broken left collarbone in the fight that ensued and is likely DL bound. Don Mattingly, steamed after what turned out to be a 3-2 win, said…

  25. Chad Billingsley set to join Dodgers’ rotation on Wednesday

    Apr 6, 2013, 10:45 AM EST

    Chad Billingsley Getty

    Chad Billingsley‘s elbow was the major concern coming into spring training, but it was a bruised right finger suffered during a bunting drill which put him on the disabled list to begin the season. However, after Billingsley it through a minor league rehab start on Thursday, Quinn Roberts of MLB.com reports that he has been…

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