Latest stories

  • in

    2018 Dodgers Player Reviews: John Axford

    John Axford was brought to Los Angeles via trade in July from the Toronto Blue Jays, in exchange for minor league pitcher Corey Copping. Regular Season Recap An NL saves leader and Rolaids Relief Man Award winner in 2011, Axford was expected to be a reliable veteran boost for a beleaguered bullpen. To put it […] More

  • Dodgers
    in

    Dodgers Activate Axford, Cingrani, and Garcia Ahead of Series

    The Dodgers made a series of moves prior to Monday night’s game, mainly in the bullpen. Los Angeles recalled Yimi Garcia, John Axford, and Tony Cingrani from the minor leagues in preperation for the series against Colorado. Tony Cingrani The left-handed reliever was a big part of the Dodgers plans for 2018, but that has […] More

  • Dodgers
    in

    Dodgers New Acquisitions Are Hurting the Bullpen

    Perhaps you’re like me. Maybe you like these strange nickel and dime trades for bullpen pieces that had so much potential at one point. Joe Blanton, Brandon Morrow, even Bradon Beachy. Small deals that have such low risk and offer so much reward. Unfortunately, that has not worked out for the Dodgers this year. The […] More

  • in

    Dodgers Trade For Reliever John Axford

    It was a banner trade deadline day. One of the smaller trade the Dodgers made was for veteran reliever John Axford from the Toronto Blue Jays. The Dodgers sent to Toronto, RHP prospect Corey Copping. Many on twitter reacted with puzzlement, but as the Dodgers front office has shown time and time again, his value […] More