Dodgers righty reliever Kenley Jansen avoided arbitration by settling for a one-year deal worth $10.65 million — a $3.225 million raise over last year’s salary — on Friday. The Dodgers also signed lefty reliever Luis Avilan for one year at $1.39 million.
Dodgers Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully, who is heading into his 67th season calling the team’s games in a career that began in the days of the Brooklyn Dodgers, will be the first recipient of the Los Angeles Sports Council’s Lifetime Achievement Award during the 11th annual L.A. Sports Awards on Feb. 25 at […]
All six of the Dodgers’ Minor League affiliates will have new field managers in 2016, the club announced Thursday. Bill Haselman, who managed Class A Advanced Rancho Cucamonga to the California League title in 2015, will take over at Triple-A Oklahoma City.
Eight weeks into his job as Dodgers manager, Dave Roberts has become familiar with his new front office, his new coaching staff and his new role. On Thursday, Roberts will get to know his biggest challenge. He’s meeting with Yasiel Puig.
Jordan Schafer the outfielder will also be Jordan Schafer the pitcher when he tries to make the Dodgers as a non-roster invitee this spring. The club has not confirmed the signing.
The Dodgers and outfielder-first baseman Scott Van Slyke have reportedly avoided arbitration by reaching a one-year contract agreement. MLB Network’s Jon Heyman tweeted that the deal is worth $1.225 million.
The Dodgers announced Wednesday that they have avoided arbitration with right-handed setup relief pitcher Chris Hatcher. The deal was reported to be worth $1.065 million.
The Dodgers confirmed the hiring of Alex Anthopoulos as vice president of baseball operations on Tuesday.
Closer Kenley Jansen, who earned $7.425 million last year, leads a group of six unsigned Dodgers who filed for salary arbitration on Tuesday. Also eligible (with last year’s salaries) are Luis Avilan ($530,000), Yasmani Grandal ($693,000), Chris Hatcher ($522,500), Justin Turner ($2.5 million) and Scott Van Slyke ($522,500).
The Dodgers dealt infielder Ronald Torreyes and pitcher Tyler Olson to the Yankees on Tuesday for Minor League infielder Rob Segedin and a player to be named for cash.
The Dodgers acquired infielder Erick Mejia from the Seattle Mariners for right-handed pitcher Joe Wieland on Tuesday.