Latest Los Angeles Dodgers News

Dodgers, Gonsolin agree to $6.65M, 2-year contract

Feb. 01, 2023 00:04 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — All-Star pitcher Tony Gonsolin and the Los Angeles Dodgers agreed on a $6.65 million, two-year contract Tuesday that avoided an arbitration hearing. Gonsolin gets $3.25 million this year and $3.4 million in 2024. His salary in the second season...

Max Homa comes from 5 back to win Farmers Open by 2 strokes

Jan. 28, 2023 22:02 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Max Homa did what his beloved Los Angeles Dodgers couldn't do in October — win in San Diego. The L.A.-area native came from five shots off the lead to win the Farmers Insurance Open by two strokes over Keegan Bradley on Saturday at Torrey Pines, where Jon Rahm...

Kennedy, Frazier among 5 to sign minor deals with Rangers

Jan. 27, 2023 21:31 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Veteran right-hander Ian Kennedy and outfielder Clint Frazier were among five players the Texas Rangers signed Friday to minor league contracts that included invitations to major league spring training. Left-hander Danny Duffy, right-hander Reyes Moronta...

Mike Clevinger investigated by MLB for domestic violence

Jan. 24, 2023 22:55 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Chicago White Sox pitcher Mike Clevinger is being investigated by Major League Baseball following an allegation of domestic violence. Olivia Finestead publicly revealed the allegations in an Instagram post Tuesday. Clevinger, a 32-year-old right-hander and a...

Porter, Johnson become MLB's 2nd, 3rd Black ump crew chiefs

Jan. 19, 2023 19:06 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Alan Porter and Adrian Johnson became MLB's second and third Black umpire crew chiefs as the league announced 10 retirements along with promotions from the minors. Tom Hallion and Ted Barrett are retiring, the commissioner’s office said Thursday, joined by Marty...

AP Exclusive: Dodgers taxed $32M, MLB payrolls record $4.5B

Jan. 18, 2023 19:28 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers were hit with a $32 million luxury tax for the second straight season, among six teams paying a penalty as baseball payrolls rebounded after the lockout to a record $4.56 billion. The New York Mets set a luxury tax payroll record at $299.8...

33 players left in arbitration as 170 reach agreements

Jan. 14, 2023 14:01 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A total of 170 major league players agreed to contracts in the hours before Friday night's arbitration deadline to exchange proposed salaries with teams, and just one reached a multiyear deal: Minnesota right-hander Chris Paddack. After agreeing to a $2.4 million,...

Soto, Alonso, Guerrero get big deals, 33 head to arbitration

Jan. 14, 2023 02:04 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Juan Soto, Pete Alonso and Vladimir Guerrero Jr. reached big-money agreements on one-year contracts as more than 100 players avoided salary arbitration with deals Friday and 33 exchanged proposed figures with their teams. All-Star pitcher Max Fried and the Atlanta...

Soto ($23M), Hader ($14.1M) reach deals with Padres

Jan. 14, 2023 02:26 AM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — All-Star outfielder Juan Soto agreed to a $23 million, one-year contract with the San Diego Padres on Friday, a raise from his $17.1 million salary last season. San Diego also reached a $14.1 million, one-year agreement with Josh Hader, the largest salary for an...

Trevor Bauer unclaimed on waivers, is now free agent

Jan. 13, 2023 16:08 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Trevor Bauer became a free agent Friday when he went unclaimed on waivers, leaving the Los Angeles Dodgers responsible for about $22.5 million owed to the former Cy Young Award winner whose unprecedented 324-game suspension over sexual misconduct allegations was reduced by an...