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Dodgers News: Andre Ethier To Continue Sitting Against Lefties

While the 2015 season has been another where the Los Angeles Dodgers have lost multiple outfielders throughout the year to injury, veteran Andre Ethier has been a stabilizing force. Bouncing back from a difficult 2014 campaign, the 33 year old is in the midst of a career year. In 24 games played in August, 16 of which were starts, Ethier hit a blistering .375/.420/.625 with three home runs, one triple, five ...

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Dodgers Officially Announce September Roster Expansion Moves

September 1 marks the day that rosters can expand from 25 men to 40 men. Most teams add extra arms for the bullpen, a third catcher and possibly some prospects to evaluate their talent. For the Dodgers, they could do all three things; however, on the first day of roster expansion they focused mostly on extra arms in the bullpen. It could not come at a better time, as they played in a 14-inning game on Monda ...

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Dodgers News: Kiké Hernandez Frustrated By Late Trip To DL

August was a tough month for the Los Angeles Dodgers despite finishing the month with a 15-12 record. The team was no-hit twice within a span of nine days and lost three players to hamstring injuries, including utility man Kiké Hernandez. Hernandez, who arrived in Los Angeles as part of the Dee Gordon trade, began the season in Triple-A, the Oklahoma City Dodgers. He was called up on April 28 after outfield ...

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Dodgers News: Adrian Gonzalez Talks Walk-Off And Bullpen

Behind the bat of Adrian Gonzalez, the Los Angeles Dodgers opened up a crucial three-game series against the San Francisco Giants with a 5-4 extra-innings victory. The first baseman had two hits on the night, but they both came when the pressure was on the most. The 11–year veteran brought some life back into the dugout with a two-run home run in the bottom of the sixth inning that tied the contest at three ...

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A.J. Ellis Thrilled Team Won Marathon Game For Dodger Fans

In a marathon thriller, the Los Angeles Dodgers came out victorious with a 5-4 win against the San Francisco Giants. The game took five hours and 29 minutes, ultimately ending in the 14th inning via the bat of Adrian Gonzalez. In all the chaos that ensued, the game ended up extending past midnight and saw a frantic crowd at Chavez Ravine dwindle down in numbers. On a Monday night in Los Angeles, the game st ...

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Dodgers News: Andrew Friedman Encouraged Rally Banana Jacket

When the Los Angeles Dodgers placed Kiké Hernandez on the 15-day disabled list, they lost one of their hottest hitters; however, they did not lose the energy that he brings. In the later innings of their 14-inning marathon game, the young utility man was seen in the dugout wearing a banana-shaped jacket. Hernandez introduced the "Rally Banana" earlier in the season and it has become synonymous with his name ...

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Dodgers News: Chris Hatcher Talks Big Win, Emotion And Bullpen

In the midst of the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-4 victory over the San Francisco Giants, a lot happened. The game went 14 innings and saw both teams down to their last reliever without any position players. The highly criticized Dodgers bullpen has been through a roller coaster of a season, with another example of it on display Monday. Starter Brett Anderson was pulled after the fifth inning, leaving the bullpen ...

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Brett Anderson Frustrated With Start; Praised Dodgers Bullpen

Coming into Monday, the Los Angeles Dodgers understood that the three-game series against the San Francisco Giants was the biggest of the season. Entering with a 3.5 game lead, anything could happen in just a matter of three games. After it was all said and done, the Dodgers came out victorious in the 14th inning on an Adrian Gonzalez single with the bases loaded. Coming into the game, starter Brett Anderso ...

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Dodgers Acquire Outfielder Chris Heisey From Blue Jays

With center fielder Joc Pederson struggling, the Los Angeles Dodgers had begun to use Kiké Hernandez in center field; however, Hernandez was placed on the disabled list on Monday with a left hamstring strain. During their 14-inning victory against the San Francisco Giants, the Dodgers acquired outfielder Justin Ruggiano from the Seattle Mariners in order to provide another option either in the minors or in ...

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Dodgers Trade For Mariners Outfielder Justin Ruggiano

Shortly after the clock struck midnight on the East Coast, which was the deadline to complete any trades this season, the Los Angeles Dodgers announced they acquired outfielder Justin Ruggiano and cash considerations from the Seattle Mariners in exchange for a player to be named later or cash. The trade is a reunion of sorts as Los Angeles selected Ruggiano in the 25th round of the 2004 draft. With the Dodg ...

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Dodgers Place Kiké Hernandez On DL, Recall Austin Barnes; Pitchers To Join Tuesday

The Los Angeles Dodgers placed utility man Kiké Hernandez on the 15-day disabled list witha strained left hamstring roughly one hour prior to Monday's series opener against the San Francisco Giants. Austin Barnes, who already had a locker set up in the clubhouse, was recalled from Triple-A Oklahoma City. Along with Barnes joining the Dodgers for the third time this season, Monday was a noteworthy day for hi ...

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Dodgers News: Julio Urias Promoted To Triple-A; Starting Monday

There's just one day before September is here and teams can expand their roster to 40 players. While most teams won't expand quite that far, it's a time for fringe players and top prospects to come up and get a taste of the big leagues. Teams out of playoff contention can use the time to get an extended look at their prospects, but teams in playoff contention use the roster expansion strategically. For the ...

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Dodgers News: Brett Anderson Eager To Face Giants In Key Series

In the weeks leading up to their series with the rival San Francisco Giants, the Los Angeles Dodgers adjusted their starting rotation so that Zack Greinke and Clayton Kershaw would both start in the three-game set. However, before the pair of aces get their opportunity to take the hill, Brett Anderson starts Monday's series opener in what will be his fifth look this season at the team that's been a thorn in ...

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Dodgers News: OKC’s Austin Barnes Named To 2015 All-PCL Team

If there is one aspect the Los Angeles Dodgers front office can taken pride in, it's their success in restocking the farm system with plenty of talent. Included in the pool of impressive players is Triple-A Oklahoma City catcher Austin Barnes, who was named to the 2015 All-Pacific Coast League team Barnes becomes the first player from the Oklahoma City organization to make the All-PCL team since Michael Kir ...

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