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Tyler Glasnow adjusting to life with the star-studded Los Angeles Dodgers

Feb. 13, 2024 16:07 PM EST

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — It's starting to set in with Tyler Glasnow. He looks around the clubhouse and sees LA everywhere, and there's Mookie Betts and Freddie Freeman. And yes, Shohei Ohtani, too. Glasnow is getting used to the idea that he is a pitcher for the Los Angeles Dodgers....

Shohei Ohtani tries to blend in with Dodgers, even if that might prove impossible

Feb. 09, 2024 15:09 PM EST

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani walked through his new spring training clubhouse wearing a simple white T-shirt with one word “BOSS” across the front in big, dark capital letters. The two-time Most Valuable Player might not be in charge of these Los Angeles Dodgers, but...

Ohtanimania descends on Dodger Stadium as fans get first glimpse of 2-way superstar in blue

Feb. 03, 2024 19:32 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Shohei Ohtanimania descended on Dodger Stadium on Saturday, with fans getting their first in-person glimpse of the two-way superstar wearing blue. Ohtani, of course, spent the last six seasons playing for the red-clad Angels in Anaheim, which for Dodgers fans may...

Teoscar Hernández says there's no better place to play than with LA Dodgers

Jan. 16, 2024 20:03 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Teoscar Hernández initially was seeking a multiyear deal in a slow free-agent market, but the chance to join a powerful Los Angeles Dodgers lineup convinced the outfielder to sign a $23.5 million, one-year contract. “I wanted to go to a team that can compete...

Los Angeles Dodgers slugger Mookie Betts hits Golden Globes red carpet as budding Hollywood producer

Jan. 07, 2024 21:42 PM EST

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Mookie Betts was wearing a different hat at the Golden Globes. The Los Angeles Dodgers slugger walked the red carpet Sunday night as the owner of his own media company. He was accompanied by two of his partners in OMG, Cam Lewis and Jeff Mason. He...

Ohtani's Dodgers contract has $680 million deferred, lowering tax value to $46 million annually

Dec. 12, 2023 14:36 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Shohei Ohtani will receive just $20 million of his $700 million contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers over the next 10 years, with $680 million payable from 2034-43 in an unusual structure that gives the team greater payroll flexibility in coming seasons. Ohtani's...

Dave Roberts expects Mookie Betts to be Dodgers' regular second baseman in 2024

Dec. 04, 2023 17:59 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Gold Glove outfielder Mookie Betts is set to become the regular second baseman for the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2024, manager Dave Roberts told MLB Network on Monday. A strong-armed outfielder, Betts played 107 games in right field for the reigning NL West...