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Paxton Picking Up The Pace? He split time between the rotation and bullpen last year, finishing with eight starts and 29 relief appearances for a total of 79 2/3 innings. Most of the projection systems think 125-135 innings is a.

Notes: Wood confident in rotation spot in return to LA; Betts debuts Alex Wood returned to the Dodgers this offseason firmly believing he'd start the year in the rotation. He walked off the mound Sunday from his spring debut just as confident in that belief.

Dodgers News: Mookie Betts Debut, Astros Players Still Talking, Leadoff Batter, and More! Baseball is finally back! Even if the games don't count yet, pitches are being thrown to batters and all is right in the world once again. The Dodgers are 2-0 on the young Cactus League season, but a lot has gone on in a short time. eval;. Importantly, prized acquisition Mookie Betts made his official Dodgers debut on Sunday.

Top prospect Jo Adell collects two hits, RBI for Los Angeles Angels The future of the Angels outfield flashed its potential on Sunday, and it all started with Jo Adell. The No. 6 overall prospect finished Los Angeles' 7-5 win over the Rockies at Tempe Diablo Stadium with two singles, an RBI and a stolen base.

Mookie Betts makes exhibition debut in Dodgers victory over Cubs Mookie Betts, the crown jewel of the Dodgers' offseason acquisitions, started in right field against the Cubs on Sunday.

Betts draws cheers, drives in run in Dodger debut Mookie Betts still has some work to do, settling in with the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Betts draws big cheer, drives in run during Dodgers debut Mookie Betts drove in a run during his spring training debut with the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Mookie Betts brings high expectations into his spring debut with Dodgers Mookie Betts made his spring debut in a Dodgers uniform Sunday afternoon, then said he hopes to be locked in as the team’s leadoff hitter this season.

Ross Stripling, Cooper Surles Entertain Dodgers Fans With First Ever "The Big Swing Podcast" Live Show But any time we can do a live one and meet people face to face, it's going to be a lot of fun." Alanna Rizzo and former Dodgers catcher Kyle Farmer were guests for the live episode. Rizzo had previously appeared on "The Big Swing," while former teammates Farmer and Stripling remain close friends and live with one another during Spring Training.

2B Dozier gets agreement with Padres, invite to spring camp Free agent second baseman Brian Dozier and the San Diego Padres have reached agreement on a minor league contract with an invitation to big league spring training. Dozier has played in the World Serie.

Mookie Betts drives in a run in his debut as Dodgers beat Cubs Betts flew out in three plate appearances but one drove in a runner from third base. Kenley Jansen threw a perfect inning with two strikeouts in his first outing of the spring.

Dodgers: Alex Wood Thinks He Belongs in the Starting Rotation The Dodgers are stocked with starting pitching options for 2020, and the camp battles for the final spot should be epic. After his first Spring start, Alex Wood made it clear that his spot is in the rotation, and that's where he belongs. eval;. Wood threw one inning on Sunday's game and struck out two in his first start of spring camp.

A Closer Look at Reymin Guduan With much of the attention being given to righty flamethrower Brusdar Graterol as far as newly acquired relief pitchers go, another bullpen arm that could make some noise this spring belongs to southpaw Reymin Guduan. For those fans not familiar with Guduan, the Dodgers signed him as a minor league free agent last December.

Spring Training Recap: Mookie Betts Gives Dodgers Edge, DJ Peters Provides Insurance In Win Over Cubs Mookie Betts made his Los Angeles Dodgers debut and DJ Peters helped lift them to a Spring Training win over the Chicago Cubs.

Dodgers split on whether MLB should eliminate access to video during games The Houston Astros' sign-stealing scheme depended on real-time video transmitted to the clubhouse. MLB might ban the practice, a measure not all Dodgers support.

Dodgers Mookie Betts on Debut and Staying at the Leadoff Spot in the Lineup One of the most anticipated at-bats this spring training comes from the former AL MVP and the Dodgers' biggest acquisition of the off-season, Mr. Mookie Betts. eval;.

Ross Stripling's Saturday night live More than 50 people packed into the Baseballism store in Scottsdale on Saturday night to watch Dodger pitcher Ross Stripling and his co-host Cooper Surles record the latest episode of their podcast - the first time the duo have done the podcast in front of a live audience.

Let's Hope The Dodgers Don't Use Bullpen Games in 2020 Nobody gets the spot and the Dodgers use a combination of off-days to skip the turn when it comes up in the rotation and bullpen games during the weeks when they can't. It's a stupid option because if you don't have a good bullpen then you will lose the majority of those games.

Dodgers News: Julio Urias Returns To Pitching Out Of Semi-Windup To Help Get 'Consistent Rhythm' In Delivery Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Julio Urias has returned to throwing out of a semi-windup in effort to get more rhythm with his delivery.

More Than Broadcasters Dodgers fans know the names well: Nomar Garciaparra, Jerry Hairston Jr., Orel Hershiser, Rick Monday and Fernando Valenzuela. Their voices are almost as familiar to longtime fans as the melodious refrains of retired Hall of Fame play-by-play announcer Vin Scully.

Dodgers: Roberts Confirms Where Lux Will Be Playing in 2020 In a media huddle prior to Sunday's game, Dodgers manager Dave Roberts confirmed Gavin Lux's role in 2020. The organization's top prospect will continue taking reps at second base, where Roberts envisions him going forward. eval;. Lux came up in 2019 and spent all of his time playing second base, logging all 178 of his defensive innings there.

Spring Training Preview: Mookie Betts Makes Dodgers Debut Vs. Cubs RF: Mookie Betts SS: Corey Seager 3B: Justin Turner CF: A.J. Pollock DH: Chris Taylor C: Austin Barnes 2B: Gavin Lux 1B: Tyler White LF: Luke Raley. Cubs lineup:. CF: Ian Happ LF: Kyle Schwarber C: Victor Caratini 3B: Hernan Perez DH: Josh Phegley 2B: Daniel Descalso SS: Nico Hoerner RF: Noel Cuevas 1B: Corban Joseph.

Chicago Cubs vs. Los Angeles Dodgers preview, Sunday 2/23, 2:05 CT David Ross, still under the weather:. Dodgers lineup:. Tyler Chatwood will start for the Cubs. Also scheduled for the Cubs today: Colin Rea, Trevor Megill, Ben Taylor, Oscar De La Cruz and Wyatt Short. Alex Wood will go for the Dodgers. At posting time there was no information on Dodgers relievers scheduled for today.

Dodgers Spring Training: Dave Roberts Explains Why Tony Gonsolin & Dustin May Face Long Odds To Make Opening Day Roster Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts explained why Dustin May and Tony Gonsolin face long odds of making the Opening Day roster.

It's Only Spring Training In fact, it is only the first game of the 2020 Arizona Cactus League season, and the Dodgers were playing the San Francisco Giants, who will be 'competing' for the worst win-loss record in the National League regular season in 2020. Nonetheless, there were some really encouraging signs for the Dodgers..

Dodgers: Centerfield Plaza Taking Shape in Dodger Stadium Renovation As part of your weekly update on the status of the renovations taking place at Dodger Stadium, it seems that some good progress has come over the last week. eval;. YouTube user John Kay shared a new video with some aerial shots of the update. Last week, the Dodgers provided a full update on the construction taking place.

Dodgers Rout Giants in Cactus League Opener It was only a spring training game, the first of 33 scheduled to be played by the Dodgers this spring and reason alone not to get too excited about it. But it was also the first Dodger game in 136 days, which was every reason to be excited about it.

Dodgers Spring Training Highlights: Max Muncy, Kiké Hernandez & Chris Taylor Go Deep In Cactus League Opener Against Giants Los Angeles Dodgers highlights of Max Muncy, Kiké Hernandez and Chris Taylor hitting home runs in the Cactus League opener against the San Francisco Giants.

Progress is not Linear! While you can't place a lot of stock in preseason games… especially the first one, you can see that the Boys in Blue are motivated and eager to get this show on the road. This team as constructed is good enough to win the World Series, but you have to play the games to decide that.

Dodgers: Max Muncy Discusses Ending His Spring Training Homerun Drought The Dodgers are filled with power top to bottom in their new-look lineup. They showed that on Saturday when the cranked three home runs in the first four innings in their first Spring action. Max Muncy was one of the three who went deep, ending a Spring Training drought he's faced for almost 5 years.

Dodgers: Tony Gonsolin Discusses First Spring Start, Bullpen Possibility The Dodgers finally got their first game of the Cactus League in on Saturday after a long rain delay set things back. Tony Gonsolin got the ball to start the season off, and talked with media on how it went after his outing. eval;.

Dodgers hit three homers, beat Giants in Cactus League opener Rain delayed the start of the game for over two hours. But the Dodgers scored five times in the first three innings and never trailed.

Photos: San Francisco Giants lose to Los Angeles Dodgers in Cactus League debut The San Francisco Giants played their first Cactus League game against their archrival the Los Angeles Dodgers. The team from the Southern California took an early lead that the Giants were unable to overcome. By the end of the fourth inning the Dodgers were up 6-1.

Dodgers' Bellinger glad to put offseason drama behind him This wasn't what Cody Bellinger had in mind for getting his feet wet to start 2020.

Latest On Dodgers' Pitching Plans The Dodgers have no shortage of options for their starting rotation. Even after trading Kenta Maeda to the Twins, Los Angeles has Walker Buehler, Clayton Kershaw, David Price, Alex Wood, Julio Urías, Dustin May, Tony Gonsolin, Ross Stripling and Jimmy Nelson on the 40-man roster.

Dodgers Handle Giants in Spring Opener In the final few days leading up to their Cactus League opener against San Francisco, it looked very much like the Dodgers would need to wait until Sunday to kick their spring off against the Cubs. Some forecasts for Scottsdale and the surrounding areas on Friday showed a 100% chance of rain all day with the possibility of flash flooding.

Dodgers open spring training with a victory over Giants AT THE PLATE: Max Muncy and Enrique Hernández each clobbered a mammoth home run in the third inning to jump-start the Dodgers. Muncy's home run nearly traveled out of the stadium in right-center field. He said it was his first spring training home run in "several" years and wondered if the early success is a bad omen.

In Dodgers' first Cactus League game, Max Muncy achieves a first as a Dodger Rain pushed back the start of the Dodgers' Cactus League opener for more than two hours on Saturday. That allowed Max Muncy a little more time to hang out in the Dodger clubhouse in Camelback Ranch-Glendale before departing for the 40-minute trek to Scottsdale for the game.

Notes: Roberts sees Urías in rotation, provides update on pitcher roles With more talented starting options than spots available in the rotation, manager Dave Roberts provided more clarity on at least one of his potential starters: He sees Julio Urías in the rotation right now.

Spring Training Recap: Max Muncy, Kiké Hernandez & Chris Taylor Hit Home Runs To Lead Dodgers Past Giants Spring Training game recap of the Los Angeles Dodgers defeating the San Francisco Giants at Scottsdale Stadium in the Cactus League opener.

After striking out as a ballplayer, Brandon Wood finds peace amid family in Montana That entire year, it seemed like nothing fazed him." Baseball America ranked Wood - dubbed "the next Cal Ripken," by a rival manager - third among all prospects in the sport entering 2006, just behind current Angels left fielder Justin Upton and ahead of future big league stars Justin Verlander, Prince Fielder, Jon Lester and Ryan Braun.

Game thread: Spring Training Game No. 1 It's officially baseball season!!! First pitch: 2:30 p.m. TV: SportsNet LA. Radio: KTNQ.

Dodgers don't seem to have room for top pitching prospect Dustin May The potential was obvious. In his four starts, May was 1-2 with a 2.72 ERA, 1.08 WHIP and 17-3 strikeout-to-walk ratio. Out of the bullpen, he was clearly out of his element and erratic at times. He had a 5.11 ERA in 12 1/3 innings out of the bullpen.

Spring Training Preview: Dodgers Start Tony Gonsolin Against Giants In Cactus League Opener After a long and eventful offseason, the Los Angeles Dodgers begin Cactus League play on Saturday with a road matchup against the San Francisco Giants at Scottsdale Stadium. The Spring Training opener marks the first of two matchups against the Giants this spring.

Dodgers: Dave Roberts Plans for Julio Urias in the Starting Rotation 2020 might finally be the year of Julio. The 23-year-old Urias came into Dodgers camp looking slimmer and eager to earn a role among the starting 5 in the LA rotation. On Saturday, manager Dave Roberts said that is very likely. eval;. On the health front, Urias reported to camp 25 pounds lighter than he was at the end of last season.

Dodgers Spring Training: Ballpark Boulevard Extended To Improve Camelback Ranch Access Previously dead-ended just beyond Camelback Ranch-Glendale, and now the new extension gives fans the ability to approach the facility from either the north or south. Furthermore, visitors can also more directly access Glendale's Sports and Entertainment District - including Westgate, Tanger Outlets, Gila River Arena and State Farm Stadium.

WATCH: Dodgers Competition - Mookie Betts vs Cody Bellinger The competition is already cutthroat between Dodgers star outfielders Cody Bellinger and Mookie Betts. The MVPs went head to head at Camelback Ranch this week for a winner take all battle for bragging rights. eval;.

Julio Urías set to be part of Dodgers' starting rotation this season Julio Urías bounced between the starting rotation and the bullpen last season, but Dodgers manager Dave Roberts sees the 23-year-old as a starter in 2020.

Dodgers: Dave Roberts Likes What He Sees From Ross Stripling The Dodgers are one of the few teams in baseball with an excess of options for their starting rotation this year. There are at least ten guys in the big league camp that could be considered for a spot in the rotation. One of those guys being considered is Ross Stripling, and Roberts likes what he has seen early on.

Dodgers Spring Training News & Notes: Mookie Betts Making Debut Vs. Cubs; Caleb Ferguson Viewed As Relief Pitcher Mookie Betts is scheduled to make is Los Angeles Dodgers Spring Training debut against the Chicago Cubs, plus notes on Caleb Ferguson's role.

Los Angeles Dodgers: Pencil Corey Seager in for a fantastic 2020 season The Los Angeles Dodgers have one of the deepest rosters in baseball that will look even deeper in October after a great regular season for Corey Seager. Th…

Dodgers Spring Training: Joc Pederson Slowed By Minor Injury Angels along with Ross Stripling. The deal was held up due to complications with the Mookie Betts trade though, which angered Angels owner Arte Moreno, leading to him pulling out of the agreement. Because of that, both Pederson and Stripling remain members of the Dodgers and have reported to Camelback Ranch for Spring Training.

Dodgers News: Dave Roberts Offers Clarity on 2020 Roles for Dustin May & Tony Gonsolin On a rainy Saturday morning in Glendale, Arizona, Dodgers manager Dave Roberts addressed the media indoors. eval;. Of the topics touched on, Doc offered some clarity on the expected roles for rookie pitchers Dustin May and Tony Gonsolin. eval;. Digging in, the news on the 22-year-old May isn't surprising.

Dodgers Spring Training: Cactus League Opener Against Giants Pushed Back To 2:15 P.M. PT Start Despite inclement weather throughout much of the morning Saturday, the Los Angeles Dodgers and San Francisco Giants are still expected to proceed with their Cactus League opener. However, first pitch at Scottsdale Stadium has been pushed back to 2:15 p.m.

Dodgers: Mookie Betts Debut Will Come Sunday Against the Cubs The Dodgers don't look like they will be playing any games on Saturday, but Sunday is shaping up to be a great day. Dave Roberts announced to media this afternoon that Mookie Betts will get his first action in a Dodgers uniform on Sunday. eval;. Rain pushed back all of the games Saturday, but this little bit of news feels like a ray of sunshine.

Dodgers News: Clayton Kershaw 'Sick Of' Claims All Teams Cheated Like Astros Clayton Kershaw, who on many occasions has shared his thoughts of the scandal, revealed that he was most taken back by the Astros electronically stealing signs in real time and also claims that all teams operated in similar fashion, via Tom Verducci of Sports Illustrated:.

Clint Hurdle Gets It Suffice to say, by now every baseball executive, baseball player, and baseball fan on the planet is beyond tired of hearing about the Houston Astros sign-stealing scandal. Not a day goes by where we, collectively, do not hear or read something about it… ad nauseam.

Vin Scully: Late Author Roger Kahn 'Got It Right' In "The Boys Of Summer" Book About Brooklyn Dodgers Tributes have been pouring in, including one from Hall-of-Fame broadcaster Vin Scully, who believes Kahn perfectly encapsulated the Brooklyn Dodgers in his writing, via Beth Harris of The Associated Press:.

Dodgers: Clayton Kershaw Did Not Mix Signals in the 2017 World Series vs Houston The worst part of the Astros cheating scandal is that it feels like picking at old wounds. For Dodgers fans, those old wounds are the 2017 World Series. In a sit down with Tom Verducci, eval; Clayton Kershaw admitted some things about his shortcomings in midst of the Astros' cheating.

Why the Astros Shouldn't Apologize to the Dodgers At first, Correa seemed to come across with one of the more sincere apologies. But OK, we could have just kind of "let that one go" for the moment if that had been it. It wasn't. Shortly after, Correa felt compelled to respond to Cody Bellinger's comments about the scandal.

Dodgers: Julio Urias Has an Eye on a Starting Job in 2020 It's been a long road for Dodgers' left-hander Julio Urias. The 23-year-old flamethrower out of Culiacan has experienced major shoulder surgeries, innings limits, and off the field trouble over the course of the past three years. And finally, the kid is ready to compete for a spot in the starting rotation.

Dodgers Pitching Staff Still Adjusting to Upcoming Three Batter Minimum Rule Rule changes are always a little bit of a pain in their first season of implementation. The Dodgers are certainly finding that to be true with Major League Baseball's 3-batter minimum rule in place for relief pitchers in 2020. eval;. There used to be a name for left-handed pitchers like Adam Kolarek.

It's Time For Dodger Baseball Time for Dodger Baseball. I like the sound of that as we begin Spring Training games today against the hated Giants. We all know ST games are meaningless in wins and losses, but I still want to see a win in every game. If you compete, compete to win.

Dodgers: Mookie Betts and David Price Settling Into the Team Nicely Coming to a new team is always a little weird. New fields, new lockers, new teammates, just a lot of new things in general. The move to the Dodgers for Mookie Betts and eval; David Price has to come with a little bit of discomfort. Afterall, Mookie was part of the Red Sox organization for almost 9 years while Price was there for four.

MLBTR Poll: Last Year's Division Champs Of the six teams that finished in first place in their divisions in 2018, three failed to defend their crowns last season. Two didn't even make the playoffs, so ruling your division one year doesn't mean you'll end up in the postseason the next.

Dodgers 'lefty killer' Adam Kolarek isn't panicking over new three-batter rule Adam Kolarek is confident he can shed the lefty specialist reputation he developed with the Dodgers last season and be multiple-outs reliever.

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Hernández: Astros can't steal Dodgers veteran Clayton Kershaw's love for baseball The sport he loves fostered an environment in which con men were allowed to steal a prize he has pursued his entire career.

Gabe Kapler excited to finally manage Giants against 'that other club' The Giants, appropriately, will kick off the Gabe Kapler Era against the Dodgers. That's where Kapler became a candidate to one day lead a club while serving as a director of player development for fo.

4 Things to Watch During Cactus League Opening Weekend On Thursday, the Dodgers announced the starting pitchers for the first two games of Cactus League play this weekend, as Tony Gonsolin is scheduled to take the mound against the Giants on Saturday and Alex Wood against the Cubs on Sunday.

Life for a lefty specialist like Dodgers' Adam Kolarek could be changing this year Relievers will be required to face a minimum of three batters or complete the inning in which they enter the game this season. That means a “lefty killer” like Kolarek could be forced t…

Dodgers News: Mookie Betts 'Comfortable' With Batting Leadoff Even though he is changing organizations and leagues this season, Dodgers manager Dave Roberts revealed that Betts has agreed to once again bat leadoff, via Ken Gurnick of MLB.com:. Roberts also noted that Betts may be slotted in as the Dodgers' No.

David Price's journey to the Dodgers is a full-circle story David Price was 18 years old and participating in the 2004 High School All-America Game in Albuquerque, New Mexico, alongside some of the top prep talent in the country. "I remember going to the field and the guys going, 'Congrats,'" Price recalled.

Letters: Astros' cheating scandal has real staying power For Rob Manfred to attempt to throw a cheap steak on the grievous black eye the Astros' cheating has imposed upon our beloved baseball, is in my opinion to deliver a greater black eye on the national pastime than the cheating itself. A huge part of his job is to protect the game from evildoers, not provide shelter for them.

Dodgers Spring Training: Dave Roberts 'Wouldn't Bet Against' Josiah Gray Making MLB Debut During 2020 Season Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts isn't ruling out pitching prospect Josiah Gray potentially making his MLB debut during the 2020 season.

Dodgers News: Clayton Kershaw Regrets Not Using Multiple Signs At All Times During 2017 World Series Against Astros Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw regrets not using multiple signs at all times during the 2017 World Series against the Houston Astros.

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Here are the Red Sox prospects worth watching in spring training opener None of Boston's everyday starters will suit up in the Friday afternoon spring training opener; you'll likely see them over the weekend when the Red Sox begin playing major league competition. LIVE st.

FOCO Releases Mookie Betts Bobblehead To Celebrate Dodgers Trade The blockbuster trade was celebrated by FOCO with the release of the first officially licensed bobblehead to feature Betts in a Dodgers uniform.

Astros Player Feels Dodgers Are Talking Because They Wont Face Them in 2020 As much as we'd all prefer to move on from the Astros cheating scandal, it just plainly will not go away. And in all likelihood, the headlines will return once the commissioner rules on the Boston Red Sox in their cheating allegations. eval;. So if we're going to live in a world ruled by Astros cheating headlines, we might as well cover them all.

Lefty neutralizer Adam Kolarek weighs in on new three-batter rule change As soon as Major League Baseball announced the new three-batter minimum among its rule changes in 2020, attention turned to the Dodgers' left-handed pitcher who made three appearances in the 2019 National League Division Series, each time to face the same electrifying 20-year-old.

Dodgers News: Dave Roberts Confident Joc Pederson & Ross Stripling Are 'In A Good Place' After Trade Rumors Angels on a subsequent deal. In that trade, the Dodgers were due to send Joc Pederson, Ross Stripling and Andy Pages to the Angels in exchange for Luis Rengifo and one or two Minor League players. The trade was contingent on the Dodgers first acquiring Mookie Betts and David Price.

Blog Kiosk: 2/21/2020 - Dodgers Links - Some Odds and Ends My 2020 FanFest Afternoon - I Took a Tour of the Pavilion Construction "There's nothing like wearing a Dodger jersey. There's nothing like it in sports. I don't care that I've never been anywhere else. I don't care. There's nothing like wearing a Dodger jersey." - A.J.

Dodgers: Roberts Envisions Mookie and Others Rotating Leadoff Duties When the Dodgers acquired Mookie Betts a few weeks back, everyone envisioned him hitting leadoff in a powerful lineup. And as expected, Mookie will be hitting at the top of Los Angeles' lineup as confirmed by Dave Roberts. eval;. Mookie hit leadoff for the Red Sox in over 70 percent of his career plate appearances with Boston over six years.

Dodgers News: David Freese Unimpressed By Astros' Apologies, Disagrees Jose Altuve Cleanly Won MVP Award Former Los Angeles Dodgers infielder David Freese was critical of the Houston Astros' apologies and disagreed with a defense of Jose Altuve.

And the Dodgers 2020 Opening Day Starter Is… Dodgers ace and future Hall of Fame left-hander Clayton Kershaw made a franchise-record-setting eight consecutive Opening Day starts from 2011 through 2018, a string that was snapped last season due to inflammation in his left shoulder, for which he began the 2019 campaign on the 10-day injured list.

Dodgers Spring Training: Kenley Jansen Believes Work With Driveline Has Given Cutter Improved 'Life' Los Angeles Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen worked with Driveline Baseball over the offseason in effort to improve his delivery and cutter.

Spring Training at Camelback Ranch The Dodgers open the 2020 Cactus League season on Saturday, February 22, with an away game at the San Francisco Giants spring training facility in Scottsdale AZ, with the first home game at Camelback Ranch in Glendale scheduled for the following day, Sunday, February 23.

Obituary: Dick Scott RIP to Dick Scott, who had two cups of coffee in the major leagues in the 1960s. The Georgia resident died on February 10 at the age of 86. Scott was a left-handed pitcher for the Los Angeles Dodgers and Chicago Cubs. Richard Scott was born on March 15, 1933, in Portsmouth, N.H.

FanGraphs Gives Dodgers Best Odds To Reach Postseason & Win 2020 World Series They believe the Dodgers have a 97.6% chance of reaching the postseason and a 19.6% chance of winning the 2020 World Series; both of which are FanGraphs' highest projections. As far as World Series odds go, coming in behind the Dodgers are the Houston Astros, New York Yankees and Minnesota Twins.

Vegan cuisine, rave gear and a pawn shop in West Covina: Four Hours Fans of the critically acclaimed romantic musical sitcom "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" may recognize West Covina as the cozy piece of suburbia where Rebecca Bunch resided across four seasons.

Dodgers Poll: Who is Your Opening Day Starter? Just over one month til opening day, and only two days away from the start of the Cactus League season, Dodgers manager Dave Roberts stated that the club had named an opening day starting pitcher for the 2020 season. eval;. However, he didn't elaborate beyond that.

Dodgers: Fans React to Idea of Robot Umpires in MLB Well folks… it's happening. No, I'm not talking about spring training baseball finally being here, I'm talking about the robot takeover. eval;.

Dodgers: Clayton Kershaw Talks Competition with Walker Buehler It's a battle of dueling aces in LA. Clayton Kershaw may not be the same guy that won the NL MVP in 2014, but he's still a top-10-15 pitcher in all of MLB. Be that as it may, Walker Buehler is here to challenge for the official crown of Dodgers ace. eval;.

How the new MLB rules could impact the Dodgers In a much-needed break from Astros' bullshit, last week the MLB announced their official rule changes for the 2020 season. An abbreviated version: 26-man rosters, September roster expansion is now limited to 28 players, and pitcher injured list stints are back to 15 days instead of 10 days.

From a Scrub's Standpoint Who could forget when my mom, the late, great Margaret Jensen, let me stay home two days in a row to watch the final games of the 1965 World Series, won by my new favorite team the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Julio Urias: Elite Starter Clayton Kershaw was called up to the Show in 2008 at the age of 20. In 107 IP, he allowed 109 hits, struck out 100, with a 4.26 ERA and a 1.495 WHIP. Of course, he went on to build a Hall-of-Fame Career! Julio Urias was called up to the Show in 2016 at the age of 19.

Prospect Notes: Carlson, Graterol, Dunning, Ramos Could Dylan Carlson make the Cardinals' roster? How will the Dodgers use Brusdar Graterol? Read more at MLB Trade Rumors.

The Sports Report: Andre Ethier talks about the sign-stealing scandal Columnist Dylan Hernandez talked to former Dodger Andre Ethier about the Houston Astros' sign-stealing scandal. Here's an excerpt:.

Photos: Dodgers Kick Off Spring Training 2020 in Arizona The Los Angeles Dodgers' 2020 Spring Training kicked off in Arizona, with the team holding their first full-squad workout on Tuesday. While preparing for their first Cactus League game against the San Francisco Giants at Scottsdale Stadium on Saturday, the Dodgers took some time to interact with fans and reporters.

NL Notes: Dodgers, Cubs, Bryant, Rockies, Arenado Right-hander Brusdar Graterol was part of the first version of a three-team trade sending Mookie Betts from the Red Sox to the Dodgers. But the Red Sox backed out of acquiring Graterol, then with the Twins, in favor of a different package.

Can Red Sox win without Mookie Betts? David Ortiz has simple response The Boston Red Sox have a tough task trying to replace the elite production Mookie Betts provided at the plate and in the outfield, but David Ortiz is confident the team will eventually plug the holes.

The Dodgers Signed Terrance Gore For One Job The Dodgers signed the speedster and base running specialist with one singular purpose in mind. That's because the 28-year old outfielder is a terrible hitter. To be fair Gore only tallied no more than 5 plate appearances between 2014-2018 with the Royals and Cubs.

Los Angeles Dodgers Respond to MLB Commissioner Manfred's Comments Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred is under some heat after most sports enthusiasts believe that the punishments that he handed down to the Houston Astros was too light. To add gas to the flames, Manfred used the term "piece of metal" when referring to the MLB Championship Trophy which is better known as the Commissioner's Trophy.

Dodgers: Cody Bellinger Flashes Off Gold Glove Patch on Glove We will NEVER share your email with anyone! Cody Bellinger: ROY, MVP, two-time All-Star, Silver Slugger and Gold Glove award winner. Not at all bad for his first 3 seasons in the league. After an all-time great Dodgers season in 2019, the 24-year-old was spotted proudly flaunting off one aspect of his wares.

Dodgers Photo Day 2020 Produces Instant Gems with Joe Kelly, Justin Turner, and More! Year after year, photo day at Camelback Ranch usually means Dodgers players be feeling their inner model. This year as they did their little turn on the catwalk, several Dodgers gave us instant classics ahead of the 2020 season. eval;. eval;. And the ultimate gold from the social media team.

Photos: Dodger Photo Day at Camelback Ranch-Glendale See each Dodger on the 40-man roster strike a pose.

Red Sox legend David Ortiz gives his take on Mookie Betts trade with Dodgers The realities of baseball can be harsh, and Boston Red Sox fans have found that out firsthand this offseason. The Red Sox traded their best player, Mookie Betts, and starting pitcher David Price to th.

Dodgers photo day at spring training: See the new and returning faces Dodgers players and coaches were out there posing for the cameras on Thursday at their Camelback Ranch facility. Check out some of the new faces and returning veterans photographed by O.C. Register / SoCal News Group staff photographer Kevin Sullivan.

'It Just Looks Right': Price, Betts Settling In With Dodgers As Spring Training Gets Underway There is plenty of excitement surrounding the upcoming season for the Los Angeles Dodgers — due mainly to the recent additions of pitcher David Price and former American League MVP Mookie Betts.

Hernández: Andre Ethier didn't win a World Series ring. He blames analytics, not sign stealing Andre Ethier's 12-year Dodgers career ended with the 2017 World Series Game 7 loss to the Houston Astros. He says the emphasis on analytics led to sign stealing.

New Dodger Brusdar Graterol is over the flu and uncorking his 100-mph fastball Brusdar Graterol impresses Dodgers with electric stuff after fighting illness and the uncertainty of the Twins trading him to the Red Sox, then to the Dodgers.

It's full-go for the first time for veteran pitcher Julio Urías Is this the breakout year? Ever since 2013, when Julio Urías was 16 years old and mowing down hitters six years older than him on average in his first pro season, the left-handed pitcher set a high level of expectation.

Column: Andre Ethier didn't win a World Series ring. He blames analytics, not sign stealing Before talking about the possibility he was cheated out of the championship he sought for more than a decade, before explaining why the Houston Astros should retain their World Series trophy, Andre Ethier wanted to make a point. "Let's back up for a second," Ethier said.

Corey Seager might be a forgotten man in Dodgers' loaded lineup Seager is ready to put surgeries and trade rumors behind him and remind everyone why he was the National League's top shortstop.

Dodgers News: Ross Stripling, Cooper Surles Recording "Big Swing Podcast" Live Show At Scottsdale Baseballism Store On Saturday, Feb. 22 22, not only represents the Cactus League opener for the Los Angeles Dodgers, but also an exciting moment for "The Big Swing Podcast," co-hosted by Ross Stripling and Cooper Surles. The two are poised to record a live show at the Baseballism store in Scottsdale, Ariz., beginning at 8 p.m.

Dodgers Rotation - Clayton Kershaw will Finally Put 2017 Behind Him Is it time for actual baseball games yet? As the Dodgers Spring Training continues on, the hangover of 2017 also just keeps hanging around. This of course is through no fault of the Dodgers themselves; I'm sure that they are more than happy to finally move on from that fated season.

Corey Seager may be a forgotten man in Dodgers' loaded lineup Seager is ready to put surgeries and trade rumors behind him and remind everyone why he was the National League’s top shortstop.

Dodgers News: Brusdar Graterol Ignored Red Sox Medical Concerns During Trade Talks; Feels 'Really Good' Physically Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Brusdar Graterol ignored issues the Boston Red Sox had with his medicals during trade talks, and maintained he's healthy.

Former Dodgers Kenta Maeda and Rich Hill are now brimming with optimism as Twins Kenta Maeda is happy the Twins view him as a starter. Rich Hill is excited to join the rotation in June. Both ex-Dodgers love the team's potential.

Figuring out the Dodgers' starting rotation However, with everything essentially set in stone, there is one major question that manager Dave Roberts will need to figure out sooner rather than later. The starting rotation. As of right now, there are three guarantees in the rotation. In no particular order, we'll be seeing Walker Buehler, Clayton Kershaw and David Price.

Lance McCullers Jr. Intimates Dodgers Are Comfortable Criticizing Astros Because 'Those Guys Aren't Going To Have To Face Us' Initmated teams such as the Los Angeles Dodgers are comfortable criticizing the Houston Astros because they won't play them in 2020.

Former Dodgers Kenta Maeda and Rich Hill are brimming with optimism as Twins "I personally want to be a starter all throughout the season, and for to see the value in me as a starting pitcher is really great to hear." Maeda, who went 47-35 with a 3.87 ERA in four seasons with the Dodgers, was a victim of his own proficiency and professionalism in Los Angeles.

Alex Verdugo had the best reaction to meeting David Ortiz at Red Sox camp Shortly after joining the Red Sox in Boston's blockbuster trade with the Los Angeles Dodgers, the young outfielder said he'd give David Ortiz "the biggest hug" when he first met him. Guess who showed.

Dodgers News: Mookie Betts Describes Himself As 'Middle Of The Road With Everything' And 'Consistent' Player New Los Angeles Dodgers right fielder Mookie Betts, who is as humble of a superstar as there is, attempted to describe the type of player he is.

Yadier Alvarez still exists and is trying to turn things around One of the biggest surprises early in Dodgers' camp has been the appearance of Yadier Alvarez. He's the flamethrowing Cuban the Dodgers gave a $16 million signing bonus to during their 2015-16 international spending spree. To date, that investment hasn't paid off.

Dodgers Spring Training: Clayton Kershaw Continuously Played Catch In What Was 'Truly Healthy Offseason' Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw revealed that he continuously played catch during the offseason and feels great heading into the 2020 campaign.

Blog Kiosk: 2/20/2020 - Dodgers Links & News - Some Odds and Ends 2020 Topps Now - #ST-1 - Dodgers Introduce David Price and Mookie Betts 2019-20 Topps 582 Montgomery Club Set #2 - 1968 Baseball Action Stickers Test Set "There's nothing like wearing a Dodger jersey. There's nothing like it in sports. I don't care that I've never been anywhere else.

Dodgers Spring Training: Tony Gonsolin Starting 2020 Cactus League Opener Against Giants; Alex Wood Facing Cubs On Sunday Dodgers manager Dave Roberts announced Tony Gonsolin will start the 2020 Cactus League opener against Giants, and Alex Wood will face the Cubs on Sunday.

Dodgers May Have The Deepest Rotation in Baseball The Dodgers had close to nine potential starting pitchers even before they made a trade for David Price. Adding the experienced veteran into the rotation just adds to an already incredibly deep talent pool. And that addition may make the Dodgers the deepest starting rotation in baseball heading into the season.

Dodgers Injury Updates: Jimmy Nelson Making Progress, But Dustin May 'Still Days Away' From Pitching Los Angeles Dodgers pitchers Dustin May and Jimmy Nelson, both dealing with minor injuries, are at separate stages of their respective recoveries.

Meet the Fans Who Could Make the XFL a Hit in Los Angeles "We'll get it together." On Sunday, the Wildcats played their home opener in Carson, California, at Dignity Health Sports Park, which doubles as the Airbnb the Chargers rented until their permanent place in Los Angeles was ready.

The Thrill is Gone I have a confession to make. No, I wasn't involved in the Astros cheating scandal, nor did I test positive for PEDs or anything at all of that nature. My confession - and probably that many Dodger fans - is that I had no idea that 'Will 'The Thrill' Ireton is back with the Dodgers.

Dodgers Dugout: Houston Asterisks and Rob Manfred make bad situation worse The bullpen pieces could be different than above, but this gives you a general idea of what the team would look like if the season began today. I am happy to announce that former Dodgers broadcaster Ross Porter has agreed to return for another season of "Ask Ross Porter." We have a new email address this season for it.

Los Angeles Dodgers have another lottery ticket with Blake Treinen The Los Angeles Dodgers have another lottery ticket in their bullpen. If Blake Treinen can recapture his previous form, the bullpen will be formidable.

Dave Roberts Hopeful 'Equity' Will Aid Convincing Dodgers To 'Sacrifice' Because Of Roster Depth Manager Dave Roberts is hopeful prior success will aid convicing players to sacrifice playing time because of depth on the Los Angeles Dodgers roster.

Dodgers: Please, Don't Platoon Gavin Lux Clearly, the Dodgers think very highly of him. Almost every prospect ranking has him as one of the top two to three prospects in baseball. Yet, when he was brought up in September of 2019, he started 19 games but only two against a left-handed starter.

Dodgers: Walker Buehler Focused on Avoiding Early Season Struggles Recently, Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Walker Buehler talked about his first bullpen session of spring training. Moreover, he mentions an off-season routine he picked up from Washington Nationals' ace Max Scherzer. eval;.

Dodgers Spring Training: Cody Bellinger Impressed Early with Mookie Betts No stranger to M-V-P chants, Dodgers slugger Cody Bellinger is now becoming less of a stranger to new teammate, and another former league MVP Mookie Betts. As the two have spent time together working in the outfields at Camelback Ranch in Arizona, Bellinger says he's impressed by what he sees from Betts.

MLB Stock Watch: Where all 30 teams stand as spring training games begin After all the heat off the diamond, we've finally got action on it - along with a look at a key issue each team will sort out on the field.

Get Ready for the Greatest Dodger Season…Ever! If everything comes together as planned, 2020 could be the magical season we all hoped for since 1988. 2017 looked to be that season, but the cheating Astros stopped it. 2019 was elite, but they just lacked something more… 2020 it is! This could very well be epic… one for the ages.

Dodgers: Starter Alex Wood Attributes Driveline Visit to Trevor Bauer The difference a year can make… This time last season, Alex Wood was beginning his ramp-up process at Goodyear Ballpark with the Cincinnati Reds in Goodyear, Arizona - about 10 miles from a Dodgers team he had spent the previous 4 seasons with.

25 Unique LA Historic-Cultural Monuments You Must See As proof of its history, there are 1,200 city declared historic-cultural monuments that dot the city. You can view the full list here. Take a look below in photos at 25 historic-cultural monuments you might have overlooked.

Hernandez: Yu Darvish suggests the Astros would be disbanded had they been a Japanese team Yu Darvish tried to picture how a sign-stealing scandal similar to the Houston Astros' would have unfolded in his home country. Initially, he couldn't. "I can't even imagine," he said in Japanese. Darvish chuckled. Seated in a metal chair in the middle of the Chicago Cubs' spring-training complex, he tilted his head as he gathered his thoughts.

Alex Verdugo injury: Red Sox outfielder gives latest timeline for his debut Boston Red Sox outfielder Alex Verdugo likely will make the most profound impact in the 2020 season of any player the team acquired from the Los Angeles Dodgers in the Mookie Betts trade, but fans mig.

Roberts expects measures to restrict in-game video use as early as this year Manager Dave Roberts expects further measures will be taken soon by Major League Baseball to ensure what occurred in 2017 in Houston won't happen again. Roberts said that while he's not clear exactly on specifics, his guess is that in-game access to video by teams could be eliminated as early as this season.

Dodgers find it hard to focus on baseball amid constant sign-stealing chatter On the day of the Dodgers' first full-squad workout, players were continually asked about the Astros' sign-stealing scandal and accompanying fallout.

Dodgers News: Yadier Alvarez Determined To Act More Professionally After seeing a psychologist, Los Angeles Dodgers prospect Yadier Alvarez says he wants to act more professionally moving forward.

Angels right fielder Brian Goodwin wins arbitration case after breakout season Brian Goodwin will make $2.2 million instead of the $1.85 million offered by the Angels after he convinced an arbitration panel he was worth the raise.

MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred Reiterates Astros Continued Method Of Hitting Trash Can Through 2017 World Series MLB commissioner Rob Manfred confirmed that the Houston Astros continued relaying stolen signs by hitting a trash can through the 2017 World Series.

Alex Wood back in blue, with inside track to spot in Dodgers' rotation Wood had to fight his way into the Dodgers’ starting rotation in past springs. But this year, he has been assured the team views him as a starter, not a bullpen candidate.

Dodgers: Andrew Friedman Clarifies Status of Yadier Alvarez After somewhat unexpectedly showing up to Camelback Ranch last week, the status of right-handed pitcher Yadier Alvarez continues to be up in the air. The Cuban-born hurler's arrival to camp was unexpected since he missed much of the 2019 season after being placed on the restricted list for attendance issues.

Yankees' Aaron Judge Agrees With Cody Bellinger Claiming Jose Altuve Stole 2017 American League MVP New York Yankees star Aaron Judge appreciated support from the Dodgers' Cody Bellinger regarding Astros' Jose Altuve winning the 2017 American League MVP.

Yelich says he's motivated after last season cut short Christian Yelich was driven last year by a desire to improve on the performance that earned him the NL MVP award in 2018. He won his second straight NL batting title and finished second to the Los Ang.

Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation, Kershaw's Challenge Partner On Dodgers Dreamfields & Jackie Robinson Stadium Renovation The Dodgers Dreamfields at Gonzales Park, Nos. 55, 56 and 57, will honor the Jackie Robinson family and revive baseball and softball play in the area among youth.

Dodgers: Andre Ethier Had the Most to Lose From Astros Cheating Scandal It's easy to forget just how many players lives were changed by the Astros' cheating. The Dodgers, in particular, had several guys on their team that really took a hit. But perhaps none more so than Andre Ethier. eval;.

Angels' Anthony Rendon Explains 'Hollywood Lifestyle' Comment, Confirms Dodgers Never Made Contract Offer In Free Agency During an appearance on "The Big Swing Podcast," co-hosted by Ross Stripling and Cooper Surles, Rendon explained the comment and confirmed the Dodgers never submitted a contract offer during free agency:.

Dodgers: Walker Buehler Took Off-Season Routine From Max Scherzer Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Walker Buehler talks about his first bullpen, as well as the off-season routine he copied from Max Scherzer.

WATCH: Chase Utley Drops Puck On Dodgers Night For Kings-Calgary Game At Staples Center And for their annual Dodgers Night at Staples Center they welcomed Chase Utley, who dropped the ceremonial puck before the Kings faced off with the Calgary Flames. Fans in attendance received a co-branded Kings-Dodgers Anze Kopitar bobblehead.

Dodgers 26-Man Roster: What Are the Possibilities for Jimmy Nelson? When it eventually comes time for the management crew and coaching staff of the Dodgers to select the team's roster for Opening Day, they may be dealing with a few difficult decisions.

Dodgers: Roberts Envisions Jimmy Nelson Mirroring Brandon Morrow's Role The Dodgers and a pieced together bullpen, it's a tale as old as time. Los Angeles has managed to somehow find a way with their relievers. After all, new management has a tendency to spend money on starters and position players rather than the bullpen.

Los Angeles Dodgers: Julio Urias will be the breakout pitcher of 2020 Last season that changed. While he did not have an extended stint in the starting rotation, he was given the biggest workload of his career, appearing in 37 games out of the bullpen and throwing 79 and two-thirds innings, a career-high. Urias thrived in the chances he was given in 2019 and was much better than anyone gave him credit for.

Blog Kiosk: 2/19/2020 - Dodgers Links & News - Some Odds and Ends Labels: 2020 On Demand, Andre Ethier, Blog Kiosk, Chris Woodward, Clayton Kershaw, David Price, Gavin Lux, Jamey Wright, Joc Pederson, Max Muncy, OKC Dodgers Email ThisBlogThis!Share to TwitterShare to FacebookShare to Pinterest Blog Kiosk: 2/13/2020 - Dodgers Links and news - Pitchers and Catcher Report Day!

Dodgers News: Alex Wood Credits Former Reds Teammate Trevor Bauer For Working With Driveline Baseball Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Alex Wood credited former Reds teammate Trevor Bauer for convincing him to work with Driveline Baseball this offseason.

The Astros are leaning into the role of villain After a two-month firestorm in which the extent of their cheating operation was revealed, and after a week of players around the league voicing their displeasure at both the Astros and at Major League.

Justin Turner Signed Bat Giveaway! Congratulations to Shaun Soliman of San Pedro, CA for winning the Cody Bellinger jersey giveaway! Please find out how to claim your prize on the latest episode of Dodgers Nation's eval; Blue Heaven Podcast. To celebrate Justin Turner taking on MLB and Rob Manfred, we got inspired to give away something JT inspired!

MLB Players Association Refutes Rob Manfred's Claim 'Blanket Immunity' Was Required To Cooperate With Astros' Investigation MLB Players Association refuted commissioner Rob Manfred claiming full immunity was required in exchange for cooperation with the Astros' investigation.

Manfred Has Umpires Between a Rock and a Hard Place When MLB commissioner Rob Manfred imposed his so-called punishment upon the Houston Astros for the biggest scandal in baseball history, that punishment penalized every team in major league baseball except the Houston Astros. There is simply no other way to put it.

Dodgers Spring Training Video: Dave Roberts Draws Inspiration From Kobe Bryant In First Team Meeting Losing a sports icon is tough. Don't really have any words. "I think the hard part for everyone is he grew up in the living room with you. Watching him play for so many years, my generation, when you think sports in L.A., Kobe is the top of the top. Just really feeling for his family - Vanessa and the girls.

Los Angeles Dodgers: The Price is Right New Los Angeles Dodgers LHP David Price has been somewhat forgotten in the Mookie Betts deal. Price represents a sneaky strong upgrade to a Dodgers rotatio…

Andre Ethier had the most to lose from the Astros' scandal, but he is far from bitter For most players on the 2017 Dodgers, the sign-stealing scandal perpetrated by the Houston Astros jeopardized a tremendous chance for Los Angeles to win the World Series. For Andre Ethier, it was his last chance.

Dodgers: Clayton Kershaw Proud that People are Upset About Cheating in Baseball Los Angeles Dodgers Starting Pitcher Clayton Kershaw sounds like he's ready to get 2020 underway on a positive note, and not let negativity into the clubhouse.

Rob Manfred Loses Baseball, Dodgers & MLB Players vs Astros, and More! - Blue Heaven Podcast At a time where we're all supposed to be excitedly talking about Mookie and 2020 Dodgers, instead baseball has left us no choice but to live in 2017 again. MLB players are at war with the Astros and commissioner Rob Manfred… the wonder is "how the hell did this get to this point?" eval;.

Should Astros players fear for their safety after the cheating scandal? While not every Astros player was actively involved in the sign-stealing system, every member of the team during the years in question was complicit in the scandal and they all benefited. There are me.

Los Angeles Angels 2020 Spring Training Preview The Los Angeles Angels have not been to the postseason since 2014. They got rid of Brad Ausmus as the manager in the offseason. Los Angeles decided to bring in Joe Maddon as the new manager. Maddon decided to part ways with the Chicago Cubs last year.

Why MLB players are speaking up about sign stealing like nothing else ever The Astros scandal has inspired star players like Mike Trout to air their thoughts on cheating. Will baseball ever be the same?

His Name is Spoken More Than Virtually Any Other in the History of Baseball Other than perhaps Jackie Robinson this player's name is spoken more than any other in the history of baseball. Not a day goes by where you don't read his name, or hear it spoken on TV or the radio. He's not in the Hall of Fame and he's not normally mentioned among the great players of his time or of all time.

Dodgers: Tyler White Skirts Questions About Being Former Houston Astro This blog fella would like to remind you that this is the same group that parked your new truck in centerfield and took batting practice at it. Furthermore, White disliked the incident so much that he left practice upset. eval;. On the other hand, this is about two different subjects.

Los Angeles Dodgers exec: Arizona Diamondbacks' front office 'hit it out of park' In recent years, the Diamondbacks' front office has been nothing but complementary of the Los Angeles Dodgers when it comes to the way their division rivals have built a sustainable juggernaut in the National League West.

Notes: Gore addition, a healthy squad, Lux changes number As they get prepared to open Cactus League play this weekend, they do so not only with one of their most talented rosters but also with one of their healthiest groups of recent springs. The only players sidelined are Dustin May and Jimmy Nelson for two minor ailments.

Rob Manfred apologizes for 'piece of metal' remark, explains why players were granted 'blanket immunity' "I want to apologize for that. There's no excuse for it. "Garbage-can signaling went on in the postseason," Manfred asserted. "There was conflicting evidence on that point.

Lakers All-Star LeBron James Slams MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred For Handling Of Astros' Cheating Scandal Los Angeles Lakers All-Star LeBron James criticized MLB commissioner Rob Manfred for how he has handled the Houston Astros' cheating scandal.

Dodgers News: Max Muncy Understands Carlos Correa's Defense Of Jose Altuve, But Suggests Astros 'Just Care That They Got Caught' Max Muncy became the latest Los Angeles Dodgers player to weigh in on the Houston Astros, Carlos Correa and 2017 World Series.

Dodgers' Justin Turner: MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred 'Devaluing' World Series Trophy, Should Strip Astros Of 2017 Championship He was measured in discussing the topic, but in the time since, Carlos Correa had an impassioned response to criticism from Cody Bellinger, and MLB commissioner Rob Manfred further incited the matter with his stance on the punishment and decision to not strip the 2017 World Series title.

Kershaw 'fired up' for 2020, with a little added excitement It was a "first day of school" feeling Tuesday for Clayton Kershaw as the Dodgers held their first full-squad workout of Spring Training. Like everyone else around the league, the veteran lefty has spent weeks processing all that's come along with the Astros' 2017 sign-stealing scandal.

MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred Apologizes For 'Piece Of Metal' Comment About World Series Trophy Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred held a press conference Tuesday in his first public remarks since describing the World Series trophy as a "piece of metal," which he apologized for. "I had a long day on Sunday. I think I did 45 minutes on camera and then I did the press conference," Manfred began.

Report: Red Sox asked 'influencers' to promote team after Mookie Betts trade The Boston Red Sox apparently are well aware they may suffer from an enthusiasm deficit in 2020. The Red Sox contacted "a bunch of social media influencers" in the Boston area in the hopes they would.

NBA's LeBron joins MLB stars in ripping Astros as cheats NBA superstar LeBron James joined a growing chorus of Major League Baseball stars ripping the Houston Astros as cheaters Tuesday for a sign-stealing scheme in their 2017 World Series championship seas.

MLB News: Rob Manfred Discusses Astros Scandal at Press Conference We will NEVER share your email with anyone! eval;. As MLB commissioner Rob Manfred continues his attempt to save face after his failed actions surrounding the Houston Astros sign stealing scandal and subsequent punishment. Here is a timeline of tweets from the press conference with tweets added for additional context.

Dodgers infielder Tyler White played on the 2017 Astros, and it's awkward Dodgers infielder Tyler White had some playing time with the Houston Astros in 2017. White is declining to speak in detail about the Astros' actions.

LeBron calls out Manfred: 'Listen to your players' Lakers star LeBron James on Tuesday became the latest voice to weigh in on the Astros' sign-stealing scandal and Rob Manfred's handling of the situation, urging the baseball commissioner to "fix this.

Dodgers: Lebron James Dunks on MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred The Astros and their cheating scandal have officially moved beyond the borders of Major League Baseball. Since the Dodgers were cheated out of their title in 2017, Los Angeles' own Lebron James took to Twitter to sound off. eval;. Sure, Lebron does not play baseball.

Dodgers News: Former Pitcher Jamey Wright Hired as Special Assistant Lost in the continuing soap opera of the Astros cheating scandal, the Dodgers announced Friday they were hiring retired longtime MLB pitcher - and former Dodger - Jamey Wright as a special assistant. eval;. Since retiring just before the 2016 season, Jamey Wright had been serving as a player agent.

Kershaw urges Dodgers to use Astros rage as fuel Clayton Kershaw is pleased practically everybody in the sport seized the opportunity to tee off on the cheating Astros and Rob Manfred's handling of the scandal over the past several days - but he al.

Kershaw to Dodgers: Use anger over cheating Astros as fuel Kershaw to Dodgers: Use anger over cheating Astros as fuel.

Whicker: Rob Manfred makes a tough job look impossible Someone should have given him the signs.

Los Angeles Angels outfielder Brian Goodwin goes to salary arbitration - TSN.ca PHOENIX - Los Angeles Angels outfielder Brian Goodwin and Arizona reliever Archie Bradley went to salary arbitration hearings Tuesday. Goodwin asked a panel for a raise to $2.2 million and the team argued for $1.85 million.

Dodgers: Max Muncy Wants More From Astros Players Another day, another Houston Astros related article being released. Pedro Moura of The Athletic sat down with Dodgers' first baseman Max Muncy this week to discuss his opinion on the Astros response to their scandal. And to put it lightly, Max was not satisfied with the responses.

Dodgers Broadcaster Tim Neverett Talks Mookie Betts, David Price, and More Last week, Dodgers broadcaster Tim Neverett took some time with dodgersnation.com to discuss LA's off-season blockbuster to acquire star outfielder Mookie Betts, and former Cy Young winner David Price from the Boston Red Sox. eval;.

Now a Dodger, Tyler White calls Astros scheme 'wrong' but minimizes his role White played for the Astros in 2017 but for only 22 games, too few to comment on Houston’s sign-stealing system, he said.

Dodgers News: Tyler White Acknowledges Astros' Wrongdoing With Sign Stealing Los Angeles Dodgers Spring Training non-roster invitee Tyler White had a brief comment on the Houston Astros' sign-stealing scandal.

Podcast: It’s more real now After nearly a week in limbo, the Dodgers finally finalized a trade with the Red Sox that brought Mookie Betts and David Price to Los Angeles, plus another deal that sent Kenta Maeda to the Twins for fireballing reliever Brusdar Graterol.

2019 Leaf Ultimate Baseball - All the Dodgers Cards Dodger Blue passion mixed in with an obsessive compulsive desire to scour the world for rare and interesting Dodgers and Baseball collectibles.

Clayton Kershaw Begins 2020 Spring Training Full of Optimism For the first time in a few years, Clayton Kershaw has entered spring camp with a full head of steam.

MLB win totals 2020: Red Sox among five teams that will go under projection Westgate Superbook updated its projected win totals for all 30 clubs last Monday after the Red Sox traded Mookie Betts and David Price to the Los Angeles Dodgers for Alex Verdugo and prospec.

Dodgers News: Clayton Kershaw Happy Mike Trout, Other Top Players Have Voiced Opinion On Astros' Scandal Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw is pleased Yu Darvish, Mike Trout and other top MLB players have weighed in on the Houston Astros.

Justin Turner Responds To MLB Commissioner Calling World Series Trophy 'A Piece Of Metal' Dodgers and Angels players are reporting for spring training, but they’re not staying quiet about the Houston Astros’ sign-stealing scandal.

Blog Kiosk: 2/18/2020 - Dodgers Links & News - Some Odds and Ends There's nothing like it in sports. I don't care that I've never been anywhere else. I don't care. There's nothing like wearing a Dodger jersey." - A.J. Ellis "Never believe that anti-Semites are completely unaware of the absurdity of their replies. They know that their remarks are frivolous, open to challenge.

Dodgers Spring Training: Dustin May, Jimmy Nelson Remain Limited By Injuries As Full-Squad Workouts Begin It appears that is the case with pitchers Dustin May and Jimmy Nelson, as they remain limited with full-squad workouts now beginning, per Alanna Rizzo of SportsNet LA:.

Dodgers Closer Kenley Jansen Confident in Revitalized Cutter This isn't the first time we've heard this, but Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen is just stopping short of proclaiming that he's back.

How to buy a Mookie Betts Los Angeles Dodgers jersey Mookie Betts is officially a member of the Los Angeles Dodgers, and Dodger fans can celebrate by buying his jersey. The National League club officially announced the former Boston Red Sox outfielder 8 days ago after the two clubs completed an up-and-down trade saga.

Dodgers Spring Training: Dave Roberts Emphasized Eliminating Distractions, Sacrificing Playing Time In First Team Meeting Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts shared the message he conveyed in a team meeting ahead of the first full-squad workout of 2020 Spring Training.

Stripling Ready and Healthy for 2020 Season It was a tumultuous time for 30-year-old right-hander Ross Stripling. One minute he was a Dodger, the next minute he wasn't, and then several hours later he was again.

Aubrey Huff on Giants snub: 'If it wasn’t for me, they wouldn’t be having a reunion' Aubrey Huff isn't invited to a reunion of the 2010 World Series champion San Francisco Giants because of his 'unacceptable' comments, the team said.

Dodgers Spring Training: Walker Buehler Adjusted Offseason Throwing Program After Receiving Advice From Max Scherzer Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Walker Buehler took advice from Max Scherzer and adjusted his offseason throwing program before reporting to Spring Training.

Dodgers Spring Training Video: Mookie Betts Participates In First Workout At Camelback Ranch Highlights of Mookie Betts and other Los Angeles Dodgers position players participating in an unofficial Spring Training workout at Camelback Ranch.

What's new for fans at Dodgers and Angels spring training games It's the largest of its kind in Arizona and is owned and operated by the Tohono O'Odham Nation. Farther down Glendale Avenue, Haus Murphy's, an old-fashioned German biergarten and taproom, serves German beer on draft and traditional Old-World dishes, such as sauerbraten, schnitzel, sausages and giant pretzels, accompanied by polka music.

Dodgers: Dave Roberts Says it's Time to Move On From Astros Scandal As February arrives, usually it means one thing for baseball fans… baseball. However, this February has been much different. With the feel of an episode of The Jerry Springer Show, drama stemming from the Houston Astros sign-stealing scandal has given networks enough daily bulletin board material to last a lifetime.

Dodgers: Tyler White Remains with Organization After DFA, Invited to Camp Tyler White outrighted by the Dodgers today and invited to camp as a non-roster player. Just days ago, he was DFA'd by the Dodgers, and we thought he was gone for good. eval;. Baseball has some funny sounding terms to be sure. Outright means sending a player to the minors and removing him from the 40-man roster.

2020 Dodger spring training information guide But before all that happens, we'll have five weeks from this Thursday to go before the Show starts and a lot of spring training games to play. Here are some of the basics you need to know as the Dodgers start their preparations for the 2020 regular season.

You Know What They Say About Opinions You know what they say about opinions! They are like a certain part of the body, everyone has one. Recently, I heard the very knowledgeable baseball reporter, Suzyn Waldman opine that Mookie Betts, recently dealt from the Boston Red Sox to the team they 5'd in the '18 World Series, the L.A.

Mookie Betts Bobblehead Arrives in Time for Dodgers Spring Training Position players reported to spring training on Monday as full squad workouts begin at Camelback Ranch for the Los Angeles Dodgers. For many, Monday was fans first glimpse at newest Dodger, Mookie Betts, fielding and hitting while wearing Dodger Blue.

Intruder Sexually Assaults Woman in Malibu, Runs Away A man entered an unlocked Malibu apartment and awoke a resident by sexually assaulting her before apologizing and running away, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said Monday. The incident took place on Feb. 8 around 3:45 a.m. in the 23900 block of Civic Center Way, the LASD said.

Angels' Arte Moreno On Joc Trade, Rotation, Eppler The trade that would have sent Dodgers outfielder Joc Pederson and Ross Stripling to the Angels for infielder Luis Rengifo and outfield prospect Andy Pages appears to be dead. A report last week indicated Angels owner Arte Moreno was the one who put the kibosh on it.

J.D. Martinez explains how Mookie Betts' absence will impact Red Sox offense Will the Boston Red Sox score enough runs to be a playoff-caliber team in 2020 after trading superstar outfielder Mookie Betts to the Los Angeles Dodgers? The Red Sox offense was not the problem in a.

Jimmy Nelson brings his fortitude and fight to Los Angeles Jimmy Nelson launched a ball into the ivy at Wrigley Field on Sept. 8, 2017. The ferocity with which the ball left his bat and the distance it traveled told the Milwaukee Brewers starting pitcher, who had two extra-base hits in his career to that point, that it was a double.

Dodgers News: Justin Turner Critical Of MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred For Setting 'Soft Precedent' With Astros' Sign-Stealing Scandal After conducting a three-month investigation into the Houston Astros and determining that they electronically stole signs over the course of the 2017 season, MLB commissioner Rob Manfred levied significant penalties against the organization.

Arte Moreno: Angels 'Didn't Really Have' Trade With Dodgers For Joc Pederson & Ross Stripling The deal called for the Dodgers to send Joc Pederson, Ross Stripling and Andy Pages to Anaheim in exchange for Luis Rengifo and one or two Minor League players. However, the trade was contingent on the three-team blockbuster first being completed. That hit a snag when the Red Sox raised issue over the medicals of prospect Brusdar Graterol.

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Dodgers News and Notes from Early Days of Spring Training It's the first full day of all position players reporting to camp at Camelback Ranch. It's also day 12,472 of the Houston Astros cheating scandal. Of course, it's not, but it's starting to feel that way. Thursday, I wrote about how it was time to put 2017 behind us and move on to this season.

Alexander: Shaming, apparently, will be Astros' strongest punishment Despite the pleas of Astros personnel to drop the subject and move on, that isn’t happening and it’s refreshing that so many players have spoken out so sharply about the sign-stealing s…

Dodgers Prospect Yadier Alvarez in a Precarious Spot with Club in Spring Training Longtime Dodgers pitching prospect Yadier Alvarez showed up to spring training as pitchers and catchers reported last week. However, it remains uncertain if he was expected to show. eval;.

Meet Tyler Gilbert There has been so much discussion about the Asterisks that I thought I would perhaps break in with a short interlude and introduce a new Dodger that was acquired in the trade for Kyle Garlick on Saturday. Both Garlick and Gilbert were victims of the numbers game.

Red Sox owners speak for first time since Betts traded Red Sox owner John Henry says he knows why Boston fans are angry the team traded Mookie Betts. When I say I understand how many of you feel about this trade with the Dodgers, I know many of you - part.

Houston Astros' Francis Martes suspended for 2020 season after testing positive for PEDs Houston Astros pitcher Francis Martes was suspended for the 2020 season following his second positive test for a performance-enhancing substance under baseball's major league drug program. Martes tested positive for Boldenone, the commissioner's office said Monday.

Dodgers News: Tyler White Clears Waivers, Back With Team As Spring Training Non-Roster Invitee Tyler White is back with the Los Angeles Dodgers for Spring Training as a non-roster invitee upon clearing waivers after being designated for assignment.

Angels owner Moreno nixed deal with Dodgers Los Angeles Angels owner Arte Moreno says he nixed a proposed deal with the Dodgers for Joc Pederson and Ross Stripling.

Angels owner Moreno acknowledges he killed Dodgers trade Los Angeles Angels owner Arte Moreno acknowledges he scrapped the proposed trade that would have landed Joc Pederson and Ross Stripling from the Dodgers.

Cody Bellinger moves past Astros' sign-stealing scandal: 'It’s all about 2020' I have no reaction to it. It doesn't change what I thought at all." On the day when Dodgers position players were scheduled to report to camp, Bellinger talked of the upcoming season and the team's new-look roster, which will likely will see him star alongside newly acquired teammate Mookie Betts in the outfield.

Dodgers Outright Tyler White The Dodgers outrighted first baseman Tyler White, MLB.com's Ken Gurnick reports on Twitter. He cleared waivers after recently being designated for assignment. White is slated to participate in MLB camp as a non-roster player.

Red Sox owner Henry: Team had to trade Betts Boston Red Sox owner John Henry said Monday he understands fans' feelings about the trade that sent star outfielder Mookie Betts to the Los Angeles Dodgers but that the realities of today's game left.

Angels owner Arte Moreno refuses to detail what happened with Dodgers trade Moreno said that he did kill the Angels reported deal for Joc Pederson and Ross Stripling, but there were other elements besides his "impatience." He also described the team's failed pursuit of free a.

Dodgers: Cody Bellinger Doesn't Regret Houston Astros Cheating Comments Bill Plunkett of the OC Register talks to Cody Bellinger in the wake of his original Houston Astros comments, and he has no regrets with what he said.

Mookie Betts' farewell video will give Red Sox fans all of the emotions To Boston Red Sox fans still adjusting to life without Mookie Betts: This may be a tough watch. The superstar outfielder officially joined the Los Angeles Dodgers one week ago along with pitcher David.

Justin Turner rips Rob Manfred like no player has ripped him yet Every day brings a new player showing up to camp, facing the media and offering their two cents about the Astros, the sign-stealing scandal and Major League Baseball's handling of it. Today Justin Tur.

2020 NL MVP odds highlight what Red Sox will miss in Mookie Betts The Boston Red Sox may have given themselves more future cap flexibility by trading Mookie Betts and David Price to the Los Angeles Dodgers. They also may have traded away a future National League MVP.

Red Sox explain Mookie Betts trade: One of the most difficult decisions we have ever had to make Boston Red Sox owner John W. Henry insists the team did not want to trade star player Mookie Betts but feared the cost of his potential departure in free agency. In the biggest trade of the MLB offsea.

Dodgers Sign Terrance Gore To Minor League Contract With Non-Roster Invite To Spring Training The Los Angeles Dodgers announced the signing of Terrance Gore to a Minor League contract with a non-roster invitation to Spring Training. Gore joins the organization on the first day position players were officially due to report to Camelback Ranch.

Dodgers Sign Terrance Gore To Minor League Deal The Dodgers announced Monday that they've signed outfielder Terrance Gore to a minor league deal and invited him to Major League camp this spring. Gore, a client of the L. Warner Companies, seems to land on a postseason contender late every season one way or another.

The Dodgers' Justin Turner took an epic shot at Rob Manfred over trophy comments Justin Turner had the ultimate burn on Rob Manfred for his "piece of metal" comments.