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Dodgers News: Ned Colletti Accepting New Role Without Issue

Ned Colletti's nine-year tenure as general manager of the Los Angeles Dodgers came to an end Tuesday, but his time with the Dodgers marches on. Colletti will now serve as a special advisor to CEO and team president Stan Kasten, and what exactly that entails isn't yet known. Colletti may still have a voice in personnel moves, though it presumably won't carry as much weight as it has. While Colletti was essen ...

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Magic Johnson Voices His Support For Andrew Friedman Hiring

After days of speculation, the shakeup in the Los Angeles Dodgers' front office came with the hiring of former Tampa Bay Rays general manager Andrew Friedman. Although Friedman held the GM position with the Rays, he was named the Dodgers president of baseball operations and has the autonomy to hire a new GM as Ned Colletti was reassigned. Friedman is considered one of the brightest young minds in baseball a ...

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Stan Kasten Says Dodgers Are Still Figuring Out Front Office

In a huge move by the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday, they announced the hiring of Andrew Friedman to become President of Baseball Operations. Coinciding with the move was a role change for Ned Colletti from general manager to Special Advisor to Stan Kasten. Friedman left the Tampa Bay Rays for the Dodgers and will decide on a new GM. According to Bill Plunkett of the OC Register, Kasten doesn't think the D ...

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Dodgers News: Zach Lee Was Deemed ‘Untouchable’ At Deadline

With the quick exit in the postseason and the struggles in the bullpen, some questioned the Los Angeles Dodgers decision to stand pat at the trade deadline. The Dodgers are in the process of building their farm system and already have some of the best prospects in all of baseball. Julio Urias, Joc Pederson and Corey Seager are three of the top prospects and the Dodgers told teams that those three were not a ...

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Dodgers News: Outfielder Roger Bernadina Elects Free Agency

The Los Angeles Dodgers had 37 players in the dugout in September for their stretch run into the postseason. One of those players was outfielder Roger Bernadina, who was signed in July and spent most of the season in Triple-A. The speedy outfielder joined the Dodgers in September as an extra outfielder off the bench. On Tuesday, the Dodgers announced the Bernadina will no longer be with the team and has ele ...

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Dodgers Hire Andrew Friedman, Ned Colletti Promoted

After the disappointing end to the Los Angeles Dodgers season in the NLDS, it was rumored that the team would be making changes to the front office. Many believed that Ned Colletti's days as general manager would be coming to an end and that manager Don Mattingly could also be on the hot seat. One name that was floated around as a potential replacement for Colletti was Tampa Bay Rays' GM Andrew Friedman. Ac ...

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Dodgers News: Stephen Fife Outrighted To Triple-A

In a season where it appeared the Los Angeles Dodgers had plenty of starting pitching depth, injuries depleted the depth and left the team in a difficult situation as the season wore. Among the pitchers who were lost to injury was Stephen Fife, who spent the majority of the 2014 season in Triple-A and underwent Tommy John surgery on Aug. 13. As the Dodgers were rotating pitchers on and off the disabled list ...

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Yasiel Puig Clarifies On Actions Perceived As Disrespectful

With bat flips on home runs, triples and at times routine fly balls, Yasiel Puig had the tendency to rub opponents the wrong way this season. Among those who weren't particularly fond of Puig were the San Francisco Giants. During a May game between the two teams at Chavez Ravine, Giants starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner shouted in Puig's direction as the outfielder round third base after hitting a home run ...

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Puig Says Baserunning Among Areas He Wants To Improve In

Yasiel Puig's first full season with the Los Angeles Dodgers provided plenty of highlights, but also reminders of the learning curve that lies ahead for the outfielder. Puig hit his stride at the plate during the month of May, batting .398 with 25 RBIs and also showing significant improvement in discipline and patience as he drew 17 walks, which were the most for any calendar month in 2014. However, the end ...

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Dodgers Nation Week In Review: October 6 — October 12

The Los Angeles Dodgers saw their season come to an end Tuesday after losing Game 4 of the NLDS to the St. Louis Cardinals. Despite winning the NL West for the second consecutive year, the Dodgers again fell short of their goal of winning the World Series. With the off-season underway for the Dodgers, the team’s future remains a bit of a mystery. There could be a shake up with the returns of general manager ...

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