We know what you’re thinking and, no: Major League Baseball has never had an all-lefty five-man rotation. The Dodgers took a portside step toward that precedent with Wednesday’s signing of free agent Scott Kazmir. His southpaw joins those of Clayton Kershaw, Alex Wood, Brett Anderson and Hyun-Jin Ryu in what figures to be manager Dave […]
The Dodgers signed free-agent left-hander Scott Kazmir to a three-year contract Wednesday. The deal is valued at $48 million and includes an opt-out clause after the 2016 season.
“Durable” isn’t a term you usually associate with Scott Kazmir, veteran of eight disabled list trips. But since he restarted his career in 2013, he’s made 92 starts, and he’s never once had any surgery. The Dodgers are betting on that health as the head into 2016.
Justin Turner got an early Christmas gift last week when Dr. Neal ElAttrache took away his crutches and cleared the Dodgers third baseman to throw and hit.
The Dodgers announced their Minor League managers on Monday, with Bill Haselman at Triple-A Oklahoma City, Ryan Garko at Double-A Tulsa, Drew Saylor at Class A Advanced Rancho Cucamonga, Gil Velazquez at Class A Great Lakes, Shaun Larkin at Rookie Advanced Ogden and John Shoemaker at Rookie Arizona League Dodgers.
The Dodgers outrighted right-handed pitcher Brooks Brown to Triple-A Oklahoma City on Friday, clearing a spot on the 40-man roster.
The Dodgers non-tendered right-handed pitchers Juan Nicasio and Lisalverto Bonilla on Wednesday night after reaching an agreement with catcher A.J. Ellis on a one-year, $4.5 million contract earlier in the day.
With icons Maury Wills and Don Newcombe looking on and his African-American father and Japanese-American mother in the audience, Dave Roberts said he knows that being the first minority manager of the Dodgers is “huge.”
New Dodgers manager Dave Roberts met with the media Monday at the Winter Meetings.
The Dodgers and the Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation hosted more than 300 pre-selected schoolchildren from the community at the annual Children’s Holiday Party at Dodger Stadium on Friday.
The Dodgers are reportedly signing free agents, trading for All-Star closers, about to name a coaching staff, but making nothing official. “You come here, and there’s a lot of things going, a lot of balls in the air,” new manager Dave Roberts said in his first Winter Meetings interview session.