Japan All-Star Series: How the Dodgers Performed in Tokyo

During this year’s Japan All-Star Series, the Dodgers are represented by utility players, Chris Taylor and Kik√© Hernandez, along with starting pitcher, Kenta Maeda. The series lines up with six games; three in Tokyo, two in Hiroshima, and wrapped up with one in Nagoya. This weekend, the MLB played their Toyko series against the Samurai Japan All-Star team. Taylor appeared in only one of the … Continue reading Japan All-Star Series: How the Dodgers Performed in Tokyo

Rumor Mill: Dodgers ‘Showing Early Interest’ in DJ LeMahieu

With the Trade Deadline-acquired Brian Dozier hitting the free agency market this winter, the Dodgers are in the running to sign a new second baseman. One player who fits the bill and has reportedly gotten interest from the Dodgers is the Rockies’ impending free agent, DJ LeMahieu. Jon Morosi, an MLB Network insider, reported to Twitter on Tuesday that the Dodgers were “showing early interest … Continue reading Rumor Mill: Dodgers ‘Showing Early Interest’ in DJ LeMahieu

Dodgers Pick Up Roberts’ 2019 Option; Further Extension Expected

The Dodgers have announced this week that Dave Roberts, the team’s manager since the 2016 season, will be returning to the Dodgers via an exercising of Roberts’ 2019 option. The option exercised to retain Dave Roberts in the managerial position is worth $1.1M dollars. With the departure of the Dodgers’ GM, Farhan Zaidi, only a day before the deadline for Roberts’ option decision, Andrew Friedman, … Continue reading Dodgers Pick Up Roberts’ 2019 Option; Further Extension Expected

DLD Hot Stove: Indians ‘Facing Market Constraints’; Listening to Offers for Kluber

Announced less than a week ago by ESPN baseball insider, Buster Olney, the Cleveland Indians are reportedly, “facing market constraints” and will be open to trade offers for some of their very best veteran stars. One player in particular that Olney mentioned was the 2018 AL Cy Young award finalist, Corey Kluber. Corey Kluber, 32 years old, is a two-time Cy Young award winner. Kluber … Continue reading DLD Hot Stove: Indians ‘Facing Market Constraints’; Listening to Offers for Kluber

Dodgers Lose Turner Ward to Reds, Chris Woodward to Rangers

On Tuesday morning, the Cincinnati Reds announced that their new manager, David Bell, had agreed to terms with the Dodgers’ hitting coach, Turner Ward, on joining his team of coaches in Cincinnati as the Reds’ hitting coach. This piles onto the Dodgers’ already existent coaching vacancies, with Chris Woodward taking the job of manager with the Texas Rangers after spending the past three seasons as … Continue reading Dodgers Lose Turner Ward to Reds, Chris Woodward to Rangers