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Rox Pile

Colorado Rockies morning after: RyMac and the return of LoDo magic

For eight innings on Saturday night, the Los Angeles Dodgers held the upper hand. A Dodgers middle infield acquired at the trade deadline was making defensive play after defensive play, snuffing out the Colorado Rockies as they tried to piece together some kind of offense. Colorado simply couldn’t buy a hit. Through eight frames, the […] Colorado Rockies morning after: RyMac and the return of LoDo magic - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More


John Axford Confident Dodgers Relief Pitchers Prepared ‘For Anything’ While Kenley Jansen Recovers From Heart Trouble

In the weeks leading up to the non-waiver trade deadline the Los Angeles Dodgers were mentioned among the teams...


Farhan Zaidi: Dodgers Completed Brian Dozier Trade With Clear Eye On Improving Against Left-Handed Pitching

While relief help was the primary focus for the Los Angeles Dodgers heading into the final hours before the non-waiver...


Dodgers News: Brian Dozier Expresses Gratitude For Twins Organization, Fans

Just before the non-waiver trade deadline this season, the Los Angeles Dodgers completed a deal with the Minnesota...

The Mercury News

Mike Fiers sharp in debut as A’s knock off Clayton Kershaw and Dodgers

OAKLAND — The A’s weren’t expecting Mike Fiers to be perfect, though he flirted with it for several innings. They just wanted him to be reliable, and that’s what he was in his debut. Making his first start since he was acquired in a trade from the Detroit Tigers earlier in the week, Fiers pitched […]


Brian Dozier Rejuvenated By Playing For Dodgers, Being Part Of Postseason Picture

The Los Angeles Dodgers were one of the more active teams at the non-waiver trade deadline this season, acquiring...


Don't look now Dodgers, but Diamondbacks' bullpen ready to shut down NL West

Brad Ziegler, Jake Diekman and Matt Andriese were picked up at the trade deadline and give an already strong bullpen an added edge.         


Dodgers News: Kenley Jansen, Alex Wood Critical Of Astros’ Decision To Trade For Roberto Osuna

Prior to their 2017 World Series rematch at Dodger Stadium over the weekend, the Los Angeles Dodgers and Houston...


John Axford Maintains He Has ‘More To Offer’ After Disappointing Dodgers Debut Against Astros

The Los Angeles Dodgers front office again was active at the non-waiver trade deadline, acquiring two position players...


Rangers add Drew Hutchison, plug him into rotation on Sunday

ARLINGTON -- The Texas Rangers on Saturday signed free-agent right-hander Drew Hutchison, who opted out of his minor-league deal with the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday.Hutchison will go into the rotation on Sunday to face Baltimore. It will be his first major-league start sine Sept. 10, 2016, while with Pittsburgh.Hutchison, 27, was 4-1 with a 2.14 ERA in 42 innings with Triple-A Oklahoma City of the Dodgers' organization.Hutchison is 32-22 with a 4.92 ERA for 93 career major-league appearances with Toronto, Pittsburgh and Philadelphia.


Farhan Zaidi: Dodgers May Take ‘Unconventional’ Approach Without Established Setup Man

The Los Angeles Dodgers were expected to address their relief corps prior to the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline...

Los Angeles Times

Dodgers Dugout: Why Brian Dozier is a solid pickup for the Dodgers

Hi, and welcome to another edition of Dodgers Dugout. My name is Houston Mitchell, and it looks like Brian Dozier is going to be a great addition. The trades The Dodgers made two trade-deadline deals on Tuesday. Let’s take a look at them. Dodgers send Logan Forsythe, Devin Smeltzer and Luke Raley...


Dodgers News: Justin Turner ‘Felt Good’ In Return From 10-Day Disabled List

After the Los Angeles Dodgers further lengthened their lineup with a trade for Brian Dozier, the next addition of sorts...

Brew Crew Ball

What We Learned: Finishing up the last long streak of games

The Brewers are finishing up their last long streak of the season. We look at that and more in today’s What We Learned. Recent Games Wednesday: Dodgers 6, Brewers 4Thursday: Dodgers 21, Brewers 5 Upcoming Games Friday: Brewers vs. Rockies | 7:10 pmSaturday: Brewers vs. Rockies | 6:10 pmSunday: Brewers vs. Rockies | 1:10 pm Trade Deadline Analysis Trade Analysis: Jonathan Schoop helps give the Brewers their deepest lineup in yearsJaymes L, BCB As Deadline passes, Crew could still add starterAdam McCalvy, Brewers.com How the Brewers can sort out an overstuffed infieldMike Petriello,...

Los Angeles Times

Dodgers plan to activate Justin Turner on Thursday

Amid the excitement over the trades for Manny Machado and Brian Dozier, the Dodgers are delighted for the return of Justin Turner. The Dodgers plan to activate their third baseman and clubhouse leader on Thursday, with the hope that a strong two-month finish can ease the sting of a season twice...


Dodgers News: John Axford Expected To Join Team For Astros Series

The Major League Baseball non-waiver trade deadline has come and gone, and one of the most active teams before the deadline was the Los Angeles Dodgers...

Puckett's Pond

Minnesota Twins: Brian Dozier trade came at the right time

The Minnesota Twins have explored a trade for Brian Dozier several times over his last couple seasons in Minnesota. This trade deadline was the right time. The Minnesota Twins punctuated their fire sale at the trade deadline with a trade that sent fan favorite and vocal clubhouse leader Brian Dozier to the Los Angeles Dodgers. […] Minnesota Twins: Brian Dozier trade came at the right time - Pucketts Pond - Pucketts Pond - A Minnesota Twins Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Call to the Pen

Houston Astros remain World Series favorites to oddsmakers

The Houston Astros made a few moves prior to the trade deadline, but they were not as attractive as the acquisitions other contenders had. Yet, Houston still remains the favorites to win the World Series. Fans weren’t surprised to see the Houston Astros take on the Los Angeles Dodgers in the World Series last season. […] Houston Astros remain World Series favorites to oddsmakers - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More


Dodgers Betting On Brian Dozier Having Second-Half Surge After Trade With Twins

Just before the non-waiver trade deadline came and passed on Tuesday, the Los Angeles Dodgers made another...


Dodgers News: Brian Dozier Considered Valuable Trade Acquisition, But Unlikely To Start On Daily Basis

In the final days leading up to the non-waiver trade deadline, the Los Angeles Dodgers appeared poised to add reinforcements...

Brew Crew Ball

What We Learned: Schoop scooped up at deadline

The brewers made one more addition at the deadline by adding Jonathan Schoop to the mix. We look at that and more in today’s What We Learned. Recent Games Monday: Brewers 5, Dodgers 2Tuesday: Brewers 1, Dodgers 0 Upcoming Games Wednesday: Brewers @ Dodgers | 9:10 pmThursday: Brewers @ Dodgers | 8:00 pm Jonathan Schoop Trade Brewers acquire Jonathan Schoop at trade deadlineJaymes L, BCB What to Expect from Jonathan SchoopBrad Ford, BCB Poll: How would you rate the Milwaukee Brewers trade deadline moves?-JP-, BCB Brewers Acquire Jonathan Schoop Presumably to Play InfieldCraig Edwards,...


Diamondbacks, Rockies Active At Non-Waiver Trade Deadline To Keep Pace With Dodgers In Competitive NL West

In pursuit of their first World Series in 30 years, the Los Angeles Dodgers again made significant roster upgrades...

Los Angeles Times

Dodgers trade for more offense but neglect what could be their Achilles’ heel

The muscle is blinding. The power is inspiring. The deal for mashing Manny Machado was followed by a deal for slugging Brian Dozier on Tuesday, and the Dodgers trade deadline tinkering resulted in a batting order that is World Series worthy. “We’re looking good, man,” marveled Kenley Jansen. Yeah,...


NL West-leading Dodgers get Dozier from Twins for Forsythe

LOS ANGELES — The NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers made another addition to their infield, acquiring power-hitting second baseman Brian Dozier from the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday for infielder Logan Forsythe and two minor leaguers shortly before the trade deadline.Dozier departed Target Field soon after the deal was done in the afternoon, aiming to take advantage of the two-hour time zone difference and was on the Dodgers bench by the eighth inning of a quick 2-hour, 17-minute game.Dozier was available to play but did not see action in the Dodgers 1-0 loss to the Milwaukee Brewers.It...

AZ Snake Pit

Recapping the Arizona Diamondbacks Non-Waiver Trade Deadline moves

Coming off a Wild Card win and NLDS berth in 2017, the Arizona Diamondbacks were certainly looking to repeat their success in 2018. Today on August 1st, the team currently sits 11 games above .500 (60-49) and lead the NL West by a half game over the Rockies and Dodgers. While the team has been frustratingly inconsistent and snake-bitten on the injury front, that’s still an enviable position to be in for a postseason push. That has prompted the team to try to make a run for it with A.J. Pollock and Patrick Corbin free agents when the season ends and Paul Goldschmidt still in his prime....

Los Angeles Times

Brian Dozier on joining the Dodgers: 'You’re going to get 100% from me'

He finally had a second to catch his breath, and catch up. In the early afternoon, Brian Dozier had learned of his trade to the Dodgers and rushed to catch a flight from Minneapolis. In the early evening, he landed in Los Angeles, hopped into a car to Dodger Stadium, then turned on his phone, with...


Bartolo Colon knocked around again as Rangers' win streak ends vs. Diamondbacks

PHOENIX -- Zack Godley matched a career high with 10 strikeouts, leading the Arizona Diamondbacks over the Texas Rangers 6-0 on Tuesday night to move back atop the NL West.Arizona (60-49) overtook the Dodgers (59-49) for first place when Los Angeles fell 1-0 to Milwaukee. That came hours after the Diamondbacks added relievers Brad Ziegler and Jake Diekman via trades just ahead of the non-waiver deadline. Diekman was acquired from the Rangers and was driven from one clubhouse to another by Arizona's bullpen cart.Godley allowed two hits and improved to 12-6. He struck out the leadoff batter in...

Minneapolis Star-Tribune

Grossman talks about losing Dozier, other Twins teammates in trades

Dozier was traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday, the latest in a series of moves after the Twins fell out of playoff contention.

Dodgers and Astros' deadline deals: Blockbuster vs lackluster

Ned Colletti joins Baseball Central to talk about the huge trade made by the Los Angeles Dodgers that saw them acquire Yu Darvish among others, and the less impressive deal made by the Houston Astros for Francisco Liriano.