MLB Network officially revealed its list for the 2024 Top 100 Players Right Now and a few familiar names make an appearance.
Posted: February 24, 2024, 7:11 pm
Crucial Dodgers Player to Make His Return to Natural Position on Sunday It's been a long time coming for this L.A. infielder. Author: Ricardo Sandoval Publish date: Feb 24, 2024 3:00 PM EST In this story: Los Angeles Dodgers The wait is almost over for one of L.A.'s infielders. After missing the entire 2023 season due to a torn ACL, Dodgers left-handed batter Gavin Lux will make his first start at shortstop on Sunday. OC Register's Bill Plunkett was among the first to report. Lux played in the first spring training game on Thursday against the San Diego Padres but served as the designated hitter. He'll also serve as the designated hitter in Saturday's game against the Los
Posted: February 24, 2024, 7:05 pm
Dodgers at Angels: How to Watch, Predictions, and More The Freeway Series begins at 12:10 p.m. PT but in Cactus League style. Author: Maren Angus-Coombs Publish date: Feb 24, 2024 1:15 PM EST In this story: Los Angeles Dodgers The Los Angeles Dodgers will play for the third straight day but finally against a different opponent. The Boys in Blue head to Tempe for a game against the Los Angeles Angels at Tempe Diablo Stadium. Unfortunately, former Angels superstar Shohei Ohtani won't be making an appearance, but Southern California native Tyler Glasnow will be. Glasnow will take the mound with a handful of starters behind him. However, the most intriguing name in Saturday's lineup is
Posted: February 24, 2024, 5:47 pm
One domino effect to signing Shohei Ohtani is the Los Angeles Dodgers lineup, which excelled over the past two seasons with Mookie Betts batting leadoff and Freddie Freeman slotted second. Although Ohtani has yet to make his Dodgers debut in Cactus League play, which should occur next week, the batting order has been a frequent topic of discussion since the two-time American League MVP joined the organization in December. Betts was in the leadoff spot of the Dodgers lineup for their Cactus League opener and Freeman hit second on Friday, but manager Dave Roberts cautioned that was largely a matter of circumstance for his first baseman.
Posted: February 24, 2024, 5:47 pm
Although Spring Training games are underway for all teams, the group of Los Angeles Dodgers free agents includes the likes Kiké Hernández and J.D. Martinez, among others. Martinez is the best designated hitter available and Hernández offers plenty of versatility along with a proven record of success in the postseason.
Posted: February 24, 2024, 5:47 pm
Teoscar Hernandez Just Threw Salt in the Wound For All Boston Red Sox Fans The Boston Red Sox were reportedly one of two finalists to sign free agent outfielder Teoscar Hernandez this offseason, but he ended up signing with the Los Angeles Dodgers. Appearing on a podcast recently, Hernandez had some comments that are sure to make Sox fans even more disappointed with ownership. Author: Brady Farkas Publish date: Feb 24, 2024 9:57 AM EST In this story: Boston Red Sox Los Angeles Dodgers The recent comments by Los Angeles Dodgers ' outfielder Teoscar Hernandez are sure to upset Boston Red Sox fans even more. Appearing on the 'Flippin' Bats' podcast with Ben Verlander, Hernandez
Posted: February 24, 2024, 2:57 pm
Padres Manager Discusses Knuckleball Pitcher's Potential Making knucklers cool again. Author: Maren Angus-Coombs Publish date: Feb 24, 2024 2:00 PM EST The battle for the San Diego Padres starting rotation officially began on Thursday when Jhony Brito and Matt Waldron took the mound at Camelback Ranch against the Los Angeles Dodgers. It was Waldron who had a more efficient outing. Brito danced around disaster and only gave up two runs in two innings, but Waldron escaped two innings of work on seven pitches. Waldron brings an outlier pitch to his repertoire — a knuckleball. "I don't think we want to label him a knuckleball pitcher. This guy has other pitches. The knuckleball compliments those.
Posted: February 24, 2024, 6:51 am
The Los Angeles Dodgers revamped their roster during the offseason by adding numerous stars both to their lineup and rotation, and also made a major change by making Mookie Betts the full-time second baseman. Miguel Vargas entered the 2023 season as the Dodgers' everyday second baseman, but struggled after suffering multiple hand injuries and ultimately ended the year with Triple-A Oklahoma City. This season, Vargas is on the outside looking in for a roster spot and reported to Spring Training as a left fielder. Vargas spent much of the offseason working with Dodgers coaches to prepare for the move to the outfield, and it's allowing him to feel more comfortable at his new position.
Posted: February 24, 2024, 6:44 am
Major league hitters were not kind to Gavin Stone during his rookie season. The lack of success gave Stone no illusions about how much work he had to do. The process really began for Stone in the second half of last season.
Posted: February 23, 2024, 11:51 pm
Japanese star pitcher Yu Darvish, battling back from an injury that cut short his 2023 Major League Baseball campaign, plans to be ready for San Diego's season-opening series in Seoul next month.Darvish had a bone spur in his right elbow that caused him to miss the final month of the 2023 campaign.
Posted: February 23, 2024, 9:53 pm
MLB Network released its annual “Top 100 Players” list this week and for Atlanta Braves fans, it’s no surprise which player is ranked No. 1.
Posted: February 23, 2024, 7:45 pm
Spring training games are underway in both Florida and Arizona, and there are still a top-flight group of MLB free agents who have yet to sign new deals. Scott Boras clients—pitchers Blake Snell and Jordan Montgomery, third baseman Matt Chapman, outfielder Cody Bellinger and designated hitter J.D. Martinez—are still out there as March approaches. So are …
Posted: February 23, 2024, 2:00 pm
MLB's spring training slate features four Cactus League games on Friday.
Posted: February 23, 2024, 10:38 am
The hype around these Dodgers is only growing as they take the field for their first spring training games.
Posted: February 23, 2024, 4:30 am
(KRON) — Major League Baseball rolled out new uniforms for the 2024 season designed by Nike and manufactured by Fanatics. The uniforms have been met with no shortage of criticism, which only ramped up on Thursday after a picture of Giants infielder Casey Schmitt went viral. At first look, the new MLB jerseys were ridiculed […]
Posted: February 23, 2024, 1:17 am
How much would you pay for Tokyo? The Dodgers have their number.
Posted: February 22, 2024, 10:24 pm
One National League All-Star right-hander is getting the largest contract for a Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher, and another is expected to miss the season's start for the New York Mets. Mitch Keller and the Pirates have agreed to a $77 million, five-year contract, a person with knowledge of the agreement told The Associated Press on Thursday. A second-round pick by the Pirates in the 2014 amateur draft, Keller was 13-9 with a 4.21 ERA last season, when he was a first-time All-Star like Mets right-hander Kodai Senga.
Posted: February 22, 2024, 9:57 pm
Fans of Major League Baseball are pointing to an apparent problem with the players’ pants.
Posted: February 22, 2024, 8:54 pm
Shohei Ohtani is melting many baseball fans’ hearts after the Los Angeles Dodgers shared a video of him and fellow Japanese newcomer Yoshinobu Yamamoto being taught Spanish greetings by Dominican outfielder Teoscar Hernandez. About the video: The short, 20-second clip, uploaded to X and Instagram on Wednesday, shows a friendly Ohtani with teammate Hernandez as he repeats what the Dominican player says in greeting their fans in Spanish. “Buenos dias fanaticos (Good morning, fans),” a smiling Ohtani says in the video.
Posted: February 22, 2024, 5:59 pm
A couple weeks into this year's spring camp, Walker Buehler's exact timetable to return remains unclear. But it is not an unexpected development.
Posted: February 22, 2024, 5:41 pm
With premier free agents still available, baseball's silly season will run up against March. But it's never too soon to assess who scored best.
Posted: February 22, 2024, 11:10 am
Cameron Decker, one of the best players in the North baseball history, was drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2022.
Posted: February 22, 2024, 9:30 am
Eric Hosmer, was released by the Cubs on May 25 and decided not to pursue any other playing opportunities.
Posted: February 21, 2024, 8:40 pm
Yoshinobu Yamamoto has wowed teammates and coaches at spring training—both with his performance on the mound and his unusual warm-up routine.
Posted: February 21, 2024, 7:00 pm
Seeking safety in baseball could be a fool's errand, but when you hit on a consistent player in fantasy, it's a huge deal. Here are Fred Zinkie's picks for the safest players of 2024.
Posted: February 21, 2024, 4:49 pm