Latest Los Angeles Dodgers News

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...

AJ Pollock, Seattle Mariners finalize $7M, 1-year contract

Jan. 12, 2023 23:53 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Outfielder AJ Pollock and the Seattle Mariners finalized a $7 million. one-year contract Thursday, setting up a potential platoon situation in left field for the upcoming season. Pollock can earn an additional $3 million in performance bonuses for plate appearances:...

Bauer released by Los Angeles Dodgers after suspension cut

Jan. 12, 2023 14:34 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Trevor Bauer was released Thursday by the Los Angeles Dodgers after the pitcher's unprecedented 324-game suspension over sexual misconduct allegations was reduced by an arbitrator. Los Angeles designated Bauer for assignment on Jan. 6, the last day to restore him to...

Marlins trade SS Miguel Rojas to Dodgers for prospect

Jan. 11, 2023 20:52 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers got their shortstop on Wednesday night, acquiring Miguel Rojas from the Miami Marlins in exchange for infield prospect Jacob Amaya. The teams announced the trade Wednesday night. The Dodgers needed a shortstop after Trea Turner...