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Dodgers Spring Training: Brett Anderson Hurt By Interrupted Warm-Up

Brett Anderson took the mound Thursday in his latest quest to continuing easing the minds of those concerned by his injury-saddled career. Heading into his third start of the spring, Anderson had allowed a combined three hits through his first two outings. On an overcast afternoon at Camelback Ranch, it quickly became evident Anderson had his work cut out for him against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. T ...

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Dodgers News: Mattingly On Chin-Hui Tsao ‘He’s On Our Radar’

Spring Training is a time for players to make an impression and prove to the organization that they are worthy of playing in the Major Leagues. Chin-Hui Tsao, who is currently at Minor League Spring Training, was signed by the Dodgers in January. While the pitcher had issues overseas that kept him out of the game, the team has given him a few chances this Spring. According to Eric Stephen of True Blue LA, T ...

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Dodgers Spring Training: Grandal Adjusts To New Pitching Staff

As a catcher, being traded to a new team causes more adjustments than simply becoming accustomed to a new clubhouse. After catching for the San Diego Padres for all three years of his MLB career, Yasmani Grandal must now adjust to a new pitching staff. The catcher was traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers in the deal that sent Matt Kemp to San Diego. Grandal recently discussed the methods of becoming accustomed ...

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Dodgers News: Brandon League Resumes Throwing Without Discomfort

Los Angeles Dodgers reliever Brandon League last pitched March 9 against the San Francisco Giants. The right-hander gave up five runs in a third of an inning. After the outing he reported soreness in his shoulder and a few days later he received an anti-inflammatory injection in his shoulder and was shut down for a few days. He resumed his throwing program Thursday, and according to Chad Thornburg of MLB.co ...

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Dodgers News: Mattingly Not Worried About Puig’s Slow Spring

Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig always seems to be under a brighter spotlight than everyone else, where every single move he makes is highly scrutinized regardless of how his actions or performance may be compared to teammates. With a .174 batting average over 23 at-bats, there could be a slight cause for concern regarding Puig's performance, but last spring he finished batting .167 and ended the ...

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Dodgers News: Ben Rowen Reassigned To Minor League Camp

As Opening Day inches closer and closer, the Los Angeles Dodgers are beginning to trim their Spring Training roster down. The latest casualty is right-handed reliever Ben Rowen. Rowen is currently recovering from offseason thoracic outlet syndrome surgery, and is nearly a week away from game action. The Dodgers signed Rowen to a Minor League deal in January. He posted a 3.45 ERA and 31:9 K:BB ratio in 47 in ...

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Dodgers News: Kershaw, Puig, Gonzalez Among NL MVP Favorites

With baseball season around the corner, the Los Angeles Dodgers are considered one of the favorites to reach the World Series. In terms of odds, the Dodgers were the second-ranked team behind the Washington Nationals with odds of 17/2. Though these numbers hardly ever mean anything in terms of who actually wins in 2015, teams with the lower odds often are among the better teams. With players like Clayton Ke ...

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Dodgers News: Mattingly Suggests Pederson In Lead For Center Field Job

Despite trading Matt Kemp to the San Diego Padres in the offseason, the Los Angeles Dodgers still faced questions and a logjam in their outfield heading into Spring Training. Yasiel Puig is slated to be the every day right fielder and it appears Carl Crawford will man left field. With Puig no longer in center, it leaves a vacancy up for grabs with Andre Ethier, Joc Pederson, and to a lesser extent, Chris He ...

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Dodgers News: Mattingly Not Expecting Kendrick To Hit Home Runs

With the losses of Matt Kemp and Hanley Ramirez during the offseason, two bats that are capable of hitting the long ball at any given time, the Los Angeles Dodgers have two middle-of-the-order slots to fill. They acquired the likes of Yasmani Grandal, Howie Kendrick and Jimmy Rollins, but none of them are prototypical home run hitters. While Kendrick figures to spend plenty of time hitting from the middle o ...

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Dodgers Spring Training: Corey Seager Among Players Reassigned

The Los Angeles Dodgers have played 16 Cactus League games thus far and have 19 exhibition games remaining on their schedule; including a pair of split-squad affairs on Friday and Saturday, with half of the games being played at the Alamodome in San Antonio as part of Big League Weekend. For the second time in three days, and third time in the last four days, the Dodgers continued making roster cuts. Follow ...

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Dodgers News: Crawford Says Guaranteed MLB Contracts Should Be A Draw

Carl Crawford is entering his third season with the Los Angeles Dodgers and the fifth year of a seven-year, $142 million contract that he signed with the Boston Red Sox prior to the 2011 season. Crawford's lucrative deal makes him the fourth-highest paid player on the Dodgers roster and falls in line with the contracts that are handed out to upper-echelon of talent in baseball. Granted, players don't always ...

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Dodgers Spring Training: Kendrick Comfortable In New Environment

Once the regular season begins, Howie Kendrick won't be too far removed from where he grew accustomed to playing his home games with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. However, this season marks the first in which Kendrick won't be wearing a red uniform in his nine-year career. Kendrick is of course one-half of the Los Angeles Dodgers' revamped middle infield. He's joined by Jimmy Rollins, who also turns in ...

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Dodgers Spring Training: Mattingly Envisions Guerrero As A Utility Man

Over a year has passed since the Los Angeles Dodgers signed Cuban shortstop Alex Guerrero to a 4-year, $28 million contract. A natural second baseman, Guerrero was signed with visions of taking over at second base for the Dodgers, which was a position without a clearcut starter last spring. However, Dee Gordon wound up taking hold of the position and Guerrero made the defensive shift a little more slowly th ...

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Dodgers Spring Training: Hyun-Jin Ryu’s Back No Longer An Issue

Hyun-Jin Ryu's Spring Training got off to a slow start as he fell behind other pitchers due to mid-back tightness that kept him out of workouts. Ryu eventually played catch, and threw a bullpen session and live batting practice before returning to the mound March 12. Ryu's first start of the spring came against the San Diego Padres and former teammate Matt Kemp. On top of being the first Dodger pitcher to f ...

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