November 2010 - Los Angeles Dodgers Wiretap

Cardinals Acquire Theriot From Dodgers

Nov 30, 2010 4:11 PM

The Cardinals have acquired infielder Ryan Theriot in a trade with the Dodgers, according to Jon Morosi of FOX Sports. St. Louis is sending Los Angeles pitcher Blake Hawksworth to complete the deal.

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Uribe, Dodgers Close To Deal

Nov 29, 2010 5:00 PM

The Dodgers and free-agent infielder Juan Uribe are close to a three-year, $21 million deal, according to a source. Uribe was on his way to Los Angeles from the Dominican Republic to take a physical, a source told The Associated Press. San Francisco offered Uribe salary arbitration last Tuesday, when general manager Brian Sabean said the sides were far off in their numbers.

ESPN

Tags: Los Angeles Dodgers, Free Agent Rumor

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Dodgers Eyeing Juan Uribe

Nov 29, 2010 8:20 AM

The Dodgers are targeting free-agent infielder Juan Uribe, who helped the Giants win the World Series this past season. Uribe hit only .248, but had a career-high 24 home runs and 85 RBIs while earning $3.25 million.

MLB.com

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Crain May Be Hottest Reliever On Market

Nov 29, 2010 8:15 AM

Jesse Crain may be the hottest reliever on the free-agent market, according to Peter Gammons. Anywhere from eight to ten teams are interested in Crain. "Jesse Crain may be hottest Rel. w/ Benoit signed. TB, Col, LAD, Arizona, Sea, Balt, Cubs, Wash, Tor already in. Makes sense for Bos and LAA," Gammons wrote on his Twitter page.

Peter Gammons (via Twitter)

Tags: Arizona Diamondbacks, Colorado Rockies, Los Angeles Dodgers, Tampa Bay Rays, Free Agent Rumor

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Dodgers Sign Garland To $5M Deal

Nov 26, 2010 4:57 PM

The Dodgers have signed free-agent pitcher Jon Garland to a one-year, $5 million contract. Garland will be the fifth starter for Los Angeles. He will also be eligible to earn up to $3 million in performance-based incentives this season. The contract includes an $8 million club option for 2012, which would vest if he pitches more than 190 innings in 2011.

ESPN

Tags: Los Angeles Dodgers, Signing

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Former Dodgers Pitcher McDevitt Dies

Nov 26, 2010 8:56 AM

Danny McDevitt, the former Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher who won the team's final game at Ebbets Field in 1957, has died. McDevitt was 78 years old. He died Saturday of unknown causes and was buried on Tuesday in Covington, near his home in Social Circle, Ga. McDevitt, a left-hander, was 21-27 with seven saves in seven major league seasons with the Dodgers in Brooklyn and Los Angeles, the Yankees, Twins and Kansas City Athletics.

ESPN

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Dodgers, Eveland Agree To Deal

Nov 23, 2010 8:14 AM

The Dodgers have agreed to a minor-league deal with left-hander Dana Eveland, according to a source. Eveland, 27, will come to spring training to compete for a spot on the Opening Day roster.

ESPN

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Lopes To Coach First Base For Dodgers

Nov 22, 2010 2:27 PM

The Dodgers finally announced new manager Don Mattingly's coaching staff on Monday. The group, which includes six major league coaches, two additional hitting instructors and two bullpen catchers, also features four newcomers, the most notable of which is first-base coach Davey Lopes, according to an ESPN.com report.

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Dodgers Sign Pair Of Japanese Pitchers

Nov 21, 2010 6:38 PM

The Dodgers have signed two Japanese amateurs -- college arm Kazuki Nishijima and prep pitcher Kazuya Takano -- to Minor League contracts. Nishijima, a 21-year-old southpaw, is a senior at Meiji University in Tokyo, while the 18-year-old Takano is the first Japanese prep player ever signed by the Dodgers.

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Dodgers Want To Upgrade Bullpen

Nov 20, 2010 6:03 PM

The Dodgers are sticking with Jonathan Broxton as their closer, but general manager Ned Colletti still wants to add to the team's bullpen. Jim Bowden of The MLB Network tweets that Colletti is looking to add at least one or two additional arms.

Jim Bowden/MLB Network (via Twitter)

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Multiple Teams Looking At Webb
The Dodgers, Pirates, Twins and Rangers are interested in Brandon Webb.

Jerry Crasnick/ESPN.com (via Twitter)

Dodgers Re-Sign Kuroda To $12M Deal
Hiroki Kuroda was considering a return to Japan.

ESPN

Gibson's Historic Bat Goes For $500K
Proceeds from the sale of a number of Kirk Gibson items will benefit his foundation.

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Dodgers May Be Close To Re-Signing Kuroda
The Dodgers and Hiroki Kuroda are reportedly close to a one-year, $8 million deal.

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Dodgers Pick Up Podsednik's Option
Scott Podsednik has three days to accept his contract or become a free agent.

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