There’s a second vacancy on the Dodgers’ coaching staff, with quality-assurance coach Juan Castro becoming director of operations of the Tijuana Toros in the Mexican League after bullpen coach Josh Bard became bench coach of the Yankees.
For the fourth time, Dodgers starter Clayton Kershaw was named winner of the Warren Spahn Award, given annually to the best left-handed pitcher in the Major Leagues.
Yes, the Dodgers are mindful of the luxury tax. No, they don’t feel compelled to make Winter Meetings deals. Those were two takeaways from president of baseball operations Andrew Friedman’s first media session since Shohei Ohtani chose the Angels and Giancarlo Stanton joined the Yankees.
For the sixth consecutive year, the Dodgers join MLB, MLB Advanced Media and MLB Network in a Winter Meetings charity auction, this time benefitting the Katharine Feeney Memorial Scholarship Fund, in memory of the late pioneering baseball executive whose career spanned 40 years.
Before accepting a trade to the Yankees that became official Monday, Giancarlo Stanton was never presented with an opportunity to accept a trade to his hometown Dodgers, his agent said Monday.
After falling one win short of their first World Series title in 29 years, the Dodgers come to the annual convention not needing anything desperately. “We’re fortunate that a lot of the team is going to be coming back,” general manager Farhan Zaidi said last month. “We don’t feel we have any glaring needs. We’ll […]
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Two months after Andrew Friedman took over the Dodgers as their president of baseball operations, he took over the Winter Meetings, threading the needle with deals that kept the Dodgers at a championship level while transitioning the organization to a more sustainable model of in-house development.
The Dodgers didn’t land Japanese phenom Shohei Ohtani on Friday, leaving them in need of a starting pitcher but still essentially the team that fell one win shy of a World Series title.
The Dodgers’ pursuit of Ohtani, along with the endless rumors of a longshot trade for Giancarlo Stanton, will be part of the wall-to-wall coverage MLB.com and MLB Network will provide of the 2018 Winter Meetings in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. Fans can watch live streaming of all news conferences and manager availability on MLB.com, including […]
In the Shohei Ohtani Sweepstakes, the Dodgers are the only finalist that can offer the two-way star the chance to play for a World Series team.
The Shohei Ohtani saga took an unexpected twist this weekend as the Mariners, Giants, Padres, Rangers, Cubs and Dodgers were among the clubs with reason to remain optimistic, while the Yankees — and about half of Major League Baseball’s 30 teams — had been told they are no longer in the running for the most […]