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Brandon McCarthy To Miss Remainder Of 2015 Season With Torn UCL

It was pain he'd previously dealt with and initial tests on the ligament came back clear, Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Brandon McCarthy said after being removed in the sixth inning of his start on Saturday. Nonetheless McCarthy was scheduled to undergo an MRI Monday and despite his optimism, the exam revealed a torn UCL in his right elbow, ending his season. While McCarthy said Monday he had yet to decide on ...

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Dodgers News: Mattingly Says Guererro Will See Time In Left Field

Despite going 2-4 on their six-game road trip, the Los Angeles Dodgers enter Monday's contest with the San Francisco Giants sitting atop the National League West standings, largely aided by Alex Guerrero's hot start and impressive hitting off the bench. Guerrero's play has led to many calling for him replacing Juan Uribe as the Dodgers' starting third baseman. Aside from not wanting to have a quick trigger ...

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Dodgers News: Jimmy Rollins Not Panicking In Midst Of Slump

Jimmy Rollins had as good a debut as he could've hoped for on Opening Day for the Los Angeles Dodgers. In the eighth inning against the San Diego Padres, the veteran shortstop drove a 3-2 pitch into the right field stands with two runners on to break a 3-3 tie and propel the Dodgers to a win. Just like that, it seemed, the 2008 National League MVP who had hurt the Dodgers in several occasions in the playoff ...

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Andrew Friedman Expects Corey Seager To Advance Past Double-A In 2015

Corey Seager has been a big name in the Los Angeles Dodgers farm system ever since being selected in the first round of the 2012 Draft and his days as a prospect now appear to be closer to the end than the beginning. Heading into this season Seager was rated the No. 7 top prospect in baseball by BaseballProspectus.com, playing in Double-A Tulsa. Last season was a breakout year for the shortstop as he was na ...

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Dodgers News: Scott Baker Hopes To Avoid Return To Triple-A

The Los Angeles Dodgers have been forced to shuffle through Triple-A for extra starters due to an injured Hyun Jin-Ryu. Although the Korean native threw a bullpen session on Sunday, his return is still largely unknown. So far, three pitchers - David Huff, Mike Bolsinger and Scott Baker - have each been called upon in that order to start one game. Baker, who had the most recent outing of the three, suffered ...

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Dodgers Trade Left-Handed Reliever Xavier Cedeno To Rays

The Los Angeles Dodgers have been active over roughly the last two weeks claiming pitchers and stashing them in the Minors. Among their additions was left-handed relief pitcher Xavier Cedeno, who they acquired from the Washington Nationals April 22 in exchange for cash considerations. Two days later, Cedeno was designated for assignment. Whereas the Dodgers successfully managed to outright a string of playe ...

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Dodgers To Honor 1955 And 1965 World Series Teams In Old-Timers Game

Several baseball legends have donned Dodgers uniform, whether it be during the organization's time in Brooklyn or Los Angeles. The franchise has won six World Series titles and had eight pitchers win the illustrious Cy Young award. As they've done in years prior, former Dodger greats will once take the field at Dodger Stadium on May 16 for the annual Old-Timers game. Coming from a number of eras, players su ...

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Dodgers News: Mattingy Says Cautious Approach Best For Puig’s Injury

Yasiel Puig needed just one game in the Majors to make his presence felt, recording the final two outs on a dramatic double play. He followed it up the next night by hitting his first and second career Major-League home runs. There figure to be more noteworthy "firsts" in Puig's career, however on Sunday he added one to the list that he surely would prefer to have avoided -- getting placed on the disabled l ...

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Dodgers News: Alex Guerrero Believes He’s Been Underestimated

Your browser does not support iframes. As Los Angeles Dodgers manager Don Mattingly indicated prior to Friday's series opener against the San Diego Padres, Alex Guerrero was in the lineup Sunday at third base in place of Juan Uribe. For a team that sits in first place in the National League West, the Dodgers' biggest concern is the health of their pitching staff, but the greatest intrigue is the competition ...

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Dodgers Shift Chart Labels Matt Kemp As Heavy Pull Hitter (PHOTO)

As fate would have it, the Los Angeles Dodgers and Matt Kemp didn't much time to get reacquainted after the December trade sent him south to San Diego. The two teams met for the first of a three-game series on Opening Day during which Kemp stung his former team on multiple occasions. In Kemp's first at-bat, the Dodgers shifted their infield to the left side in order to prevent him from pulling the ball. Whi ...

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Dodgers Injury Update: Hyun-Jin Ryu Throws First Bullpen Session

Hyun-Jin Ryu, who was placed on the 15-day disabled list at the start of the season due to shoulder inflammation that sidelined him in Spring Training, has slowly been progressing through his rehab process. A few days removed from president of baseball operations Andrew Friedman stating he didn't know when Ryu would throw a bullpen session much less return, the left-hander crossed a hurdle Sunday, according ...

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Dodgers Call Up Baker And Frias; Peralta And Puig Placed On DL

As expected, the Los Angeles Dodgers again turned to their pitching depth in the Minors Sunday by placing Scott Baker on the 40-man roster and activating him to start in the series finale against the San Diego Padres. Additionally, Carlos Frias was recalled from Triple-A Oklahoma City, where he was scheduled to start Sunday. To make room for the two pitchers, the Dodgers placed Joel Peralta, who is dealing ...

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Dodgers News: Brandon McCarthy To Undergo MRI On Right Elbow

The Los Angeles Dodgers were dealt a scare in the sixth inning Saturday, though if Brandon McCarthy is to be believed, there are better days ahead. McCarthy gave up three home runs in five innings with the third coming to Justin Upton, who hit his second of the game. As Upton's three-run shot in the sixth sailed over the fence McCarthy signaled to the Dodgers' dugout, indicating he was dealing some sort of ...

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Dodgers News: Brandon McCarthy Removed From Start Early

UPDATE (April 25, 8:45 p.m. PT): According to Dylan Hernandez of the LA Times, Brandon McCarthy was removed in the sixth inning of his start Saturday due to elbow tightness: McCarthy has right elbow tightness.— Dylan Hernandez (@dylanohernandez) April 26, 2015 Zack Greinke turned in seven scoreless innings for the Los Angeles Dodgers Friday night, who ended their three-game losing streak with a win ov ...

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