New third-base coach Bundy has paid his duesUpdated 8 hours ago Share Tweet
Major League managers and coaches are now being hired with little or no Minor League internship, but the Dodgers went old school when they promoted Triple-A manager Lorenzo Bundy to take over as third-base coach when Tim Wallach moved to the bench.
Twins finish four-year, $49M deal with NolascoUpdated Dec 3 (yesterday) Share TweetMINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Minnesota Twins, and general manager Terry Ryan, have always been hesitant to dive too deeply into the free agent pool in search of answers to the team's problems.
Closer carousel: Joe Nathan ‘close’ to a deal with Tigers, Brian Wilson headed back to the Dodgers, Jim Johnson traded to A’sUpdated Dec 3 (yesterday) Share TweetThe Hot Stove season has hit its closer rush. Active saves king Joe Nathan and reigning AL saves leader Jim Johnson have changed teams, while Brian Wilson decided to stay in L.A. for another season as a setup man after talk of a closer's gig elsewhere. …Share TweetThe Los Angeles Dodgers are close to bringing back free agent reliever Brian Wilson, sources told ESPN.com on Tuesday.
Chipper Jones takes a shot at the Braves and Tim Hudson on TwitterUpdated Dec 2 (2 days ago) Share TweetDuring the NLDS, Atlanta Braves legend Chipper Jones angered the current Braves by predicting they would lose that series to the Los Angeles Dodgers. When Jones showed up to throw out a ceremonial first-pitch — like players from the past do during the p…Share TweetMINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Phil Hughes probably needed to leave hitter-friendly Yankee Stadium, and the Minnesota Twins were desperate for proven arms to strengthen a woeful rotation. The two parties have come together, hoping to help each other out.
Hot Stove roundup: Hanley eyes longer stay in LAUpdated Nov 30 (5 days ago) Share TweetThe Dodgers are certainly no stranger to the Hot Stove, after all the moves they've made over the last couple of seasons, and it sounds as if they may have one infielder trying to stay while another may be facing a 2014 campaign with a new club.Share TweetOAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Ted Lilly is retiring after 15 seasons because of a troublesome shoulder and back.
LA teams taking a different road this offseasonUpdated Nov 26 Share TweetThere are signs emanating from both the Dodgers and Angels that the free-spending ways of the past few years will not be matched this time around. The focus appears to have shifted to filling holes rather than dominating the headlines and airwaves with …Share TweetThe Los Angeles Dodgers announced the signing of former All-Star pitcher Dan Haren to a one-year, incentive-laden deal Monday.
Dodgers rookie sensation Hyun-Jin Ryu stars in commercial for Ottogi noodlesUpdated Nov 24 Share TweetWell, it appears Los Angeles Dodgers rookie left-hander Hyun-Jin Ryu has a pretty decent excuse as to why he wasn’t available to fly to Australia to help promote their season-opening series against the Arizona Diamondbacks. He was too busy filming a com…
Kirk Gibson is mad the Dodgers didn’t send bigger stars on MLB promo tour to AustraliaUpdated Nov 22 Share TweetGood to know a relaxing November hasn't calmed down the boiling rivalry between the Arizona Diamondbacks and Los Angeles Dodgers. No pools were involved this time, but D-backs manager Kirk Gibson did fire a missile at the Dodgers this week. The Dodgers …
Winter Leagues roundup: Dodgers' Pederson paces LaraUpdated Nov 21 Share TweetDodgers top prospect Joc Pederson had three hits and drove in two runs as Lara topped Zulia, 7-2. Pederson had struggled out of the gate in the Venezuelan Winter League, but in the past eight games the toolsy center fielder is hitting .345.
Sources: Dodgers eye Haren, veteran SPsUpdated Nov 20 Share TweetThe Dodgers have reached out to former All-Star right-hander Dan Haren, along with several other veteran pitchers, according to sources, as they try to fill out the unsettled back end of their rotation.Source: ESPN.com
Yasiel Puig plays ball with 50 L.A. Little Leaguers at Dodger StadiumUpdated Nov 19 Share TweetYasiel Puig and the Los Angeles Dodgers invited about 50 kids from the Northeast Los Angeles Little League over to Dodger Stadium on Monday. Puig pitched to them as they stood at home plate, he coached them up in a real game, he even gave instructions i…
Dodgers, D-backs to play Australian exhibitionsUpdated Nov 18 Share TweetThe Los Angeles Dodgers and Arizona Diamondbacks will play exhibition games against Team Australia before their two-game series that opens next year's Major League Baseball season.Source: ESPN.com
Dodgers to hold Babe Ruth bobblehead day in SeptemberUpdated Nov 17 Share TweetIt's not unusual for baseball teams to come up with promotions that make us do a double take. In fact, it's become a common occurrence over the years as they search for fresh and creative ways to lure fans into the ballpark. Another of those promotions …
Senator John McCain weighs in on National League MVP voteUpdated Nov 15 Share TweetAs we’ve learned over the years, Arizona Senator John McCain isn’t shy about expressing his thoughts and opinions pertaining to his favorite sports teams and their rivals. In fact, it was just in September that McCain called the Los Angeles Dodgers ‘ove…Share TweetOne day reliever J.P. Howell is reading a book written by his wife to preschoolers, and the next day he's drawn into the national discussion over bullying. In an interview with the Los Angeles Times, it was written that Howell said he saw teammate Yasie…
Oeltjen enjoying time back home in AustraliaUpdated Nov 15 Share TweetSydney native Trent Oeltjen, who spent 99 games in the big leagues with the D-backs and Dodgers, is off to a great start in the Australian Baseball League, and he's looking forward to his former teams opening the 2014 season Down Under.
Kasten: Dodgers likely to temper spendingUpdated Nov 14 Share TweetLike the Federal Reserve, the Dodgers will taper their spending. The only question is, when?
SweetSpot TV: Market For ClosersNov 19Eric Karabell and David Schoenfield take a look at what the market is like for closers.
Clayton Kershaw Wins NL Cy Young AwardNov 13Clayton Kershaw joins SportsCenter to discuss winning his second NL Cy Young Award.
The GM's Office: First To 300Nov 11Jim Bowden looks into the future and predicts which MLB player will be the first to sign a $300 million deal.
The GM's Office: ROY PredictionsNov 11Jim Bowden makes his predictions for the rookie of the year awards.
The Breakout BrownDec 4The Breakout Brown
MVP Race Heating Up; Week 14 StorylinesDec 4MVP Race Heating Up; Week 14 Storylines
NBA: Coast to Coast -- Who's ready to join the elite?Dec 4J.A. Adande and Israel Gutierrez discuss which stars could move into the MVP discussion in 2013-14.
Game 150: A Week in the Life of an Officiating CrewDec 4Note from The MMQB’s editor-in-chief, Peter King: In November The MMQB was granted unprecedented access to an NFL officiating crew during the week of the Nov. 17 Ravens-Bears game in Chicago. My video partner, John DePetro, and I were able to go where t…