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Shohei Ohtani gives a Porsche to Joe Kelly's wife for his No. 17 with the Dodgers

Dec. 24, 2023 15:58 PM EST

After the wife of reliever Joe Kelly offered her husband's uniform number to help lure Shohei Ohtani to the Los Angeles Dodgers, the two-way star responded by giving her a Porsche. The Dodgers shared a video showing Kelly's wife, Ashley, who had launched what she dubbed her #Ohtake17...

Ohtani can opt out of Dodgers deal if execs Walter, Friedman lose roles with team, AP source says

Dec. 13, 2023 21:41 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Shohei Ohtani can opt out of his $700 million, 10-year contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers if either of two key executives is no longer in place, a person familiar with the agreement told The Associated Press on Wednesday. Ohtani, who will be formally...

Dodgers open roster spots for Ohtani and Kelly, trade González and Vivas to Yankees for Sweeney

Dec. 11, 2023 23:15 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers acquired shortstop prospect Trey Sweeney from the New York Yankees on Monday for left-hander Victor González and infielder Jorbit Vivas, opening roster spots for Shohei Ohtani and Joe Kelly. Los Angeles’ 40-man roster was full before the...

Joe Kelly to wear No. 99 with Dodgers, opening No. 17 jersey for Shohei Ohtani

Dec. 11, 2023 21:21 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Reliever Joe Kelly is switching uniform numbers after finalizing his $8 million, one-year contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers on Monday, opening No. 17 for Shohei Ohtani. Kelly will wear No. 99 with the Dodgers. Ohtani's 10-year contract with Los Angeles —...