Dodgers complete another trade, acquire catcher Shawn Zarraga


The Los Angeles Dodgers and Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim  completed their December 9th trade that sent backup catcher Drew Butera down the 5 freeway to the Angels. The Dodgers received Matt Long  from the Angels. The Dodgers then completed another trade with the Milwaukee Brewers, who flipped Long, along with the recently designated for assignment left-handed pitcher Jarret Martin, to ... Read More »

Dodgers Acquire Yasmani Grandal and Two Prospects from Padres

MLB: San Diego Padres at Los Angeles Dodgers

Per Official Dodgers Press Release: LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Dodgers today announced the acquisitions of catcher Yasmani Grandal, right-handed pitcher Joe Wieland and right-handed pitcher Zach Eflin from San Diego in exchange for outfielder Matt Kemp, catcher Tim Federowicz and cash considerations. Grandal, whose name is pronounced yas-MAH-nee gran-DAHL, has a .245 career batting average with 24 home runs and ... Read More »

Matt Kemp trade to Padres held up due to arthritis in both hips

MLB: Philadelphia Phillies at Los Angeles Dodgers

The holdup in Matt Kemp trade is because the physical revealed arthritis in both hips. The #Padres continue to consult medical experts. — Bob Nightengale (@BNightengale) December 18, 2014   SD in perfect position to squeeze LAD for more money in Kemp deal: Kemp’s medicals ugly, LAD has cash and needs Kemp deal more than SD does. — Buster Olney (@Buster_ESPN) December 18, 2014 The ... Read More »

Dodgers are shopping relief pitcher Brandon League


The Dodgers roster has gone through a major overhaul in the last month. Andrew Friedman, President of Baseball Operations and Dodgers GM Farhan Zaidi continue their quest to make the Dodgers competitive for the present and the future. The Dodgers are getting younger and more athletic, with an emphasis on players that can save runs. Players signed under Ned Colletti ... Read More »

Dodgers Officially Sign Brandon McCarthy to 4 year deal $48 million

Brandon McCarthy

Photo Credit: The Left Field Pavilion Blog ( The Los Angeles Dodgers have officially signed free agent pitcher Brandon McCarthy, to a four year contract that will pay the right handed pitcher $48 million over the duration of the contract. McCarthy is a native of Glendale and should fit in well with the Los Angeles Dodgers. McCarthy was originally drafted by ... Read More »

Dodgers sign free agent pitcher Brett Anderson

Brett Anderson

The flurry of moves that the Dodgers have made in the last week have been staggering. Another signing that took place on Monday was the signing of free agent pitcher, Brett Anderson. Anderson was signed to an incentive-laden contract with a base salary of $10 million and $ 4 million in incentives. The incentives kick in once an innings pitch ... Read More »

What Just Happened?


In case you missed it, the Dodgers made a Shamu type splash at the Winter Meetings this week (that’s a San Diego reference by the way). They were the most active team as far as player signings and of course, making major trades. When Opening Day comes on April 6, the Dodgers line up will look completely different than it ... Read More »

Dodgers Official Press Release December 10th Transactions

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DODGERS ACQUIRE HOWIE KENDRICK FROM ANGELS AND THREE PROSPECTS FROM MARLINS Los Angeles completes seven-player deal with Miami and trades left-hander Andrew Heaney to Angels to acquire Kendrick   LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Dodgers today announced the acquisitions of infielder Howie Kendrick from the Angels and prospects infielder/outfielder Kike Hernandez, catcher Austin Barnes and right-handed reliever Chris Hatcher from the Marlins. ... Read More »