January 2019 - Los Angeles Dodgers Wiretap

Decision 'Not Imminent' For Manny Machado

Jan 31, 2019 8:03 AM

Manny Machado's free agency could linger well into February as a decision is "not imminent," according to a report.

Machado may meet with the San Diego Padres soon as they have legitimate interest.

In 2018, Yu Darvish, Eric Hosmer and J.D. Martinez all signed nine-figure deals in February.

Jon Paul Morosi/MLB

Tags: San Diego Padres, Los Angeles Dodgers, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor

Kenley Jansen Feels He'll Be Ready for Opening Day

Jan 26, 2019 7:43 PM

Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen has dropped 25 pounds since the end of last season and threw his first bullpen session Thursday since a heart procedure in November.

The procedure, known as an ablation, was Jansen's second heart operation in six years. It came after he experienced an atrial fibrillation episode in Denver this past August.

"I definitely feel great. Ready to roll," Jansen said at the team's FanFest on Saturday.


Tags: Los Angeles Dodgers, Injury, Misc Rumor

A.J. Pollock Agrees To Four-Year Deal With Dodgers

Jan 25, 2019 7:48 AM

The Los Angeles Dodgers have agreed to a four-year deal with A.J. Pollock, according to league sources.

The total value of the deal is $55 million and it includes a player option for a fifth year at $10 million, with a $5 million buyout.

Pollock, 31, hit .257/.316/.484 with 21 home runs, 65 RBIs and 13 stolen bases in 113 games for the Arizona Diamondbacks last season.

Injuries have kept him from playing in more than 113 games in a season since 2015.

Jeff Passan/ESPN

Tags: Los Angeles Dodgers, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor, Signing

Dodgers, Marlins Still Discussing J.T. Realmuto Swap

Jan 23, 2019 7:44 AM

The Miami Marlins remain in discussions with the Los Angeles Dodgers regarding J.T. Realmuto, according to multiple sources.

The two clubs have had on-and-off dialogue for most of the offseason.

The Houston Astros, Atlanta Braves, San Diego Padres, Tampa Bay Rays and Cincinnati Reds are also in the mix for Realmuto.

Joe Frisaro/MLB

Tags: Los Angeles Dodgers, Miami Marlins, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

Dodgers, Pirates Having 'Ongoing' Talks About Starling Marte

Jan 22, 2019 8:11 AM

The Los Angeles Dodgers are looking for some right-handed hitting and have had "ongoing and active discussions" with the Pittsburgh Pirates about Starling Marte, according to a report.

Marte is under contract through 2021.

Even after trading Yasiel Puig and Matt Kemp to the Cincinnati Reds, the Dodgers have a surplus of outfielders.

Marte carries a base salary of $10 million this coming season.

Michael Duarte/NBC Los Angeles

Tags: Los Angeles Dodgers, Pittsburgh Pirates, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

Bryant, Longoria Frustrated That Harper, Machado Remain Unsigned

Jan 19, 2019 1:22 AM

Cubs star Kris Bryant and Giants third baseman Evan Longoria both expressed frustration for free agents Bryce Harper and Manny Machado, who remain unsigned with less than a month to go before spring training begins.



Tags: Chicago Cubs, San Francisco Giants, Washington Nationals, Los Angeles Dodgers, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor

Dodgers Re-Acquire Russell Martin

Jan 12, 2019 3:21 PM

The Dodgers re-acquired Russell Martin in a trade with the Blue Jays earlier Friday, providing themselves with a veteran stopgap behind the plate until their talented prospects are ready for the major leagues.


Tags: Los Angeles Dodgers, Toronto Blue Jays, Misc Rumor, Official Trade