Category Archives: The Team’s Dodger Dugout

Corey Seager suffers serious hamstring injury

dAccording to ESPN’s Alden Gonzalez, the Dodgers fear that starting shortstop Corey Seager suffered a serious hamstring injury on Tuesday. Seager pulled up lame while trying to score in the ninth inning against the Angels. Gonzalez reports that early indications on the injury are that Seager suffered a grade-2 strain or worse, with the team…Continue Reading »

Russell Martin back with the Dodgers

The Dodgers acquired veteran catcher Russell Martin via trade with the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday. Martin, a 36-year-old former gold glove winning catcher who played the first five seasons of his MLB career with the Dodgers before stints with the Yankees, Pirates, and Blue Jays, will give the Dodgers depth at the catcher position…Continue Reading »

Max Muncy is a Revelation for the Dodgers

The Dodgers signed Max Muncy to a minor league contract on April 27, 2017, after the Oakland Athletics released the former 5th round selection in the 2012 Amateur Draft. A former star at Baylor University, Muncy struggled to catch on in the big leagues and spend most of his professional career in the minor leagues.…Continue Reading »

Cody Bellinger named 2017 NL Rookie of the Year

As expected, Los Angeles Dodgers first baseman Cody Bellinger was named the 2017 National League Rookie of the Year. Bellinger was a unanimous selection, beating out Paul DeJong of the St. Louis Cardinals and Josh Bell of the Pittsburgh Pirates for the coveted award. Bellinger led the Dodgers in home runs, runs scored, and RBI…Continue Reading »

Dodgers add veterans Utley and Gutierrez

The Dodgers continued to mold their roster for the 2017 season and beyond with the signings of veteran players Chase Utley and Franklin Gutierrez. Utley, a 13-year veteran returns to the club after a brief stint in free agency this winter. The five-time all-star infielder batted .252 with 14 home runs and 79 runs scored…Continue Reading »

Sergio Romo signs one-year deal with Dodgers

The Dodgers bolstered their bullpen on Friday with the addition of veteran reliever Sergio Romo, a 33-year-old slider specialist who spent the first nine years of his career with the San Francisco Giants. Romo was the primary closer for the Giants in 2013 and 2014 before returning to a setup role for Santiago Casilla. The…Continue Reading »

Dodgers acquire Logan Forsythe from Rays for pitcher Jose De Leon

After months of talks with Minnesota regarding the possibility of acquiring Brian Dozier to fill a vacancy at second base, the Dodgers opted to go a different route with announcement on Monday that the team traded for veteran infielder Logan Forsythe. The Dodgers sent pitching prospect Jose De Leon to the Tampa Bay Rays in…Continue Reading »

Dodgers sign Justin Turner to 4-year, $64M deal

Jon Heyman of Fan Rag Sports is reporting via Twitter that the Dodgers and free agent infielder Justin Turner have agreed to a 4-year, $64 million deal. First reported by Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports on Monday and confirmed today by Heyman, Turner’s signing is a big move for the Dodgers and will solidify the…Continue Reading »