They come and go, though sometimes it can feel like they're just going.
The Dodgers have signed Juan Uribe,
Now, to the exit list of
Ellis was the Dodgers’ starting second baseman the last two years, but now he has signed a one-year deal with the
The Dodgers wanted him to return as something of fall-back plan should Guerrero not look ready for prime time, but not so much that they were willing to pick up his $5.75-million option for 2014. Instead, they exercised a $1-million buyout, a decision that could come back to haunt.
Financial terms of the Ellis deal with the Cardinals have not yet been released, but they plan to use him as a right-handed complement to second baseman
Ellis, 36, has played only seven games at third base but apparently is willing to turn himself into a utility player, something the Dodgers are in great need of with the departures of Schumaker, Punto and Hairston.
Ellis hit .270 last year, was a finalist for a