Right-hander Joe Wieland has re-signed with the Dodgers, according to a person familiar with the situation who spoke under the condition of anonymity because the agreement has not been announced.Wieland, 26, was eligible for salary arbitration and was a candidate to be non-tendered. Wednesday is the deadline for teams to tender contracts to their arbitration-eligible players.Read more
The can’t-miss kid.
No pressure there. No lofty, next-to-impossible expectations. Just go be a superstar.
But that’s pretty much where the Dodgers are with phenom Corey Seager, who did little to discourage the hyperbole when he was called up last September and unexpectedly beat out veteran shortstop Jimmy Rollins.
Seager, all of 21, has been the Dodgers’ No. 1 prospect for the last two seasons.Read more
It is not what anyone in the Los Angeles area wants to believe. When Vin Scully first said in August that next season would realistically be his last broadcasting the Dodgers, wishful thinking became rampant.
“Probably” and “likely” were comfortable buffers that offered hope. He could change his mind.Read more
Yasiel Puig will be investigated by the commissioner’s office under Major League Baseball’s new domestic violence policy after an incident at a Miami bar Wednesday night.
The Dodgers’ right fielder was involved in a fight with a bouncer, according to Major Delrish Moss of the Miami Police Department.Read more
At some point do you suspect Dave Roberts will wonder exactly what he’s gotten himself into?
At first blush, the team he inherits as manager must appear pretty impressive. They’re coming off three consecutive division titles, have the biggest payroll in sports history and baseball’s best pitcher in Clayton Kershaw.
So much to like, at least on the surface.Read more
And now for your off-season shopping pleasure, the Dodgers bring you their 2016 promotional schedule.
They’ve scheduled 40 giveaways for the coming season, and if the quality of the freebies has gone up in recent years, their possession does still require you to purchase a ticket, which ain’t getting any cheaper.Read more