July 2008 - Los Angeles Dodgers Wiretap

Manny Now A Dodger

Jul 31, 2008 4:45 PM

ESPN is reporting that Manny Ramirez has been traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers. Jason Bay is going to Boston as part of the deal, Jayson Stark reported. And, the Pittsburgh Pirates get four minor leaguers as part of the three-way deal. Andy LaRoche, Bryan Morris, Brandon Moss, and Craig Hansen will go to Pittsburgh, ESPN.com has learned.


Tags: Boston Red Sox, Los Angeles Dodgers, Trade Rumor

Indians Likely To Deal Paul Byrd?

Jul 30, 2008 6:55 PM

The Indians are likely to trade starting pitcher Paul Byrd, with the Dodgers among the reported suitors.


Tags: Cleveland Indians, Los Angeles Dodgers, Trade Rumor

Dodgers In Trade Talks For Manny

Jul 29, 2008 3:37 PM

The Dodgers are one of a few teams showing interest in Manny Ramirez and are currently in discussions with the Red Sox, SI.com has learned. However, the talks are said to be in the very early stages, and there are numerous complications and hurdles to clear for a Dodgers' deal to get done. People familiar with the talks say it is too early to gauge the chances for a trade. Dodgers' owner Frank McCourt, a Bostonian, is believed to love the idea of adding Ramirez to bolster the Dodgers' mediocre offense.


Tags: Boston Red Sox, Los Angeles Dodgers, Trade Rumor

Arizona The Frontrunner For Teixeira

Jul 29, 2008 11:30 AM

Almost immediately after the Braves decided to trade Mark Teixeira on Monday, the Diamondbacks emerged as the apparent front-runner to acquire first baseman. At least two other clubs are in the mix for Teixeira, major-league sources say, but those teams might only be backups for the Braves if their talks with the Diamondbacks fail to progress. The Dodgers and Rays also are among the clubs that have shown interest in Teixeira, and both have young players who interest the Braves.


Tags: Arizona Diamondbacks, Atlanta Braves, Los Angeles Dodgers, Tampa Bay Rays, Trade Rumor

Blake To Dodgers

Jul 26, 2008 2:12 PM

The Indians traded third baseman Casey Blake and cash to the Dodgers for two minor leaguers on Saturday, as reported by the Associated Press. Blake is joining the Dodgers for the post-season run and is expected to play third base. In exchange for Blake, the Indians got catcher Carlos Santana and right-hander Jonathan Meloan.


Tags: Cleveland Indians, Los Angeles Dodgers, Official Trade

Dodgers Looking At Wilson, Cabrera And Renteria For SS?

Jul 25, 2008 1:49 PM

The loss of Rafael Furcal has been "a killer" for the Dodgers, in the words of one AL executive, and they are seeking a veteran replacement along the lines of Jack Wilson, Orlando Cabrera, or Edgar Renteria.


Tags: Los Angeles Dodgers, Trade Rumor

Jays Surveying Halladay's Trade Value?

Jul 24, 2008 11:33 AM

Roy Halladay is apparently unhappy in Toronto and has let management know it, and management has apparently responded by doing some quiet surveying of teams (such as St. Louis and the Dodgers) in an effort to see what it could get for the 2003 Cy Young Award winner.


Tags: Los Angeles Dodgers, St. Louis Cardinals, Toronto Blue Jays, Trade Rumor

Dodgers Interested In Cano

Jul 24, 2008 11:27 AM

The Dodgers have an interest in Robinson Cano and might be willing to deal Derek Lowe and outfielder Matt Kemp, but the Yankees aren't inclined to part with the second baseman unless there is a top quality starter coming in return.

New York Post

Tags: Los Angeles Dodgers, New York Yankees, Trade Rumor

Dodgers Scouting Street?

Jul 22, 2008 11:17 AM

The Dodgers, who reportedly have interest in reliever Huston Street with closer Takashi Saito out for six weeks, have a scout at this series against Tampa Bay.

San Francisco Chroncile

Tags: Los Angeles Dodgers, Oakland Athletics, Trade Rumor

Dodgers Sign Former White Sox' Ozuna

Jul 20, 2008 5:58 PM

The Dodgers signed former White Sox infielder Pablo Ozuna on Sunday and designated infielder Luis Maza for assignment, according to an Associated Press report.


Tags: Chicago White Sox, Los Angeles Dodgers, Signing

D'Backs Place Upton On 15-Day DL
D'Backs' OF Justin Upton was placed on the 15-day DL on Friday with a strained left oblique.


Sources: Dodger Stadium To Host WBC Finals
The Los Angeles Times is reporting that the Dodgers will tentatively host the championship round of the WBC tournament from March 21-23, 2009.

Los Angeles Times

Burnett Going To Phillies Or Dodgers?
Blue Jays' General Manager J.P. Ricciardi could decide to clear some payroll and deal pitcher A.J. Burnett this month.


Dodgers' Saito Out For Six Weeks
The Dodgers' Takashi Saito will be out at least six weeks with a sprained ligament in his right elbow.

Los Angeles Times

Dodgers' Furcal Claims He'll Return This Season
Dodgers shortstop Rafael Furcal claims that he'll return to the team this season despite recent back surgery.

The Los Angeles Times

Report: Dodgers Will Make Mattingly Hitting Coach
The Dodgers will reportedly replace hitting Coach Mike Easler with Don Mattingly when the team returns from the All-Star break.


Sources: McCourt Nixed Dodgers' Trade For C.C.
The Los Angeles Daily News has learned that Dodgers' owner Frank McCourt nixed a trade that would have brought C.C. Sabathia to the team in the days before the Brewers landed last year's AL Cy Young

The Los Angeles Daily News

Dodgers Interested In Jack Wilson
Ned Colletti calls a trade for a shortstop the Dodgers' top priority.

Los Angeles Times

Dodgers Interested In Jack Wilson
The Dodgers are reportedly interested in the services of Pirates' shortstop Jack Wilson

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Dodgers' Furcal Done For Rest Of Season?
The Dodgers could be without shortstop Rafael Furcal for the rest of the season after he underwent back surgery on Thursday.

The Los Angeles Times

Dodgers To Activate Nomar, Jones
The Dodgers plan to activate Nomar Garciaparra and Andruw Jones from the disabled list on Friday.