Dodgers send Ravin to Braves for cash

November 21, 2017

Ravin was a fifth-round Draft pick of the Reds out of high school in 2006. He broke into the Majors with the Dodgers in 2015 and has made 33 relief appearances in the big leagues over the last three seasons. Chad Thornburg is a reporter for MLB.com based in Los Angeles. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs. Share This Email Print

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Borkowski, member of '55 Dodgers, dies at 91

November 20, 2017

Bob Borkowski, an outfielder who played six seasons for the Cubs, Reds and Dodgers from 1950-55, passed away at the age of 91 on Saturday. Borkowski was born in Dayton, Ohio, on Jan. 27, 1926. At 24, he made his Major League debut April 22, 1950, for the Cubs. His best season came in 1953, when he slashed .269/.328/.406 with seven home runs in 94 games for the Reds. Midway…

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Never in doubt: Voters hit HR on ROY picks

November 14, 2017

Cody Bellinger, LAD 30     150 Paul DeJong, STL   15 11 56 Josh Bell, PIT   10 2 32 Rhys Hoskins, PHI   1 9 12 German Marquez, COL   2 4 10 Manuel Margot, SD   1 2 5 Kyle Freeland, COL   1   3 Luis Castillo, CIN     1 1 Ian Happ, CHC     1 1 Name, team 1st 2nd 3rd Pts. Bellinger…

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Dodgers host annual Veterans Day BP event

November 12, 2017

LOS ANGELES — The Dodgers kicked off their “Season of Giving” on Saturday by hosting 300 active duty service members and veterans in honor of Veterans Day. Representatives of all branches of the U.S. Military and their families took batting practice at Dodger Stadium, with Dodgers alumni Ron Cey, Manny Mota, Billy Ashley and Dennis Powell providing tips. Military guests and their families were also provided a behind-the-scenes tour of…

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Puig, Dodgers win Wilson Defensive Awards

November 10, 2017

LOS ANGELES — The National League champion Dodgers were named MLB’s Defensive Team of the Year and Yasiel Puig was honored as the top right fielder as part of the Wilson’s Defensive Player of the Year Awards on Friday.  The Wilson Defensive Player of the Year Award is the official MLB defensive achievement award. The award recognizes the top defensive player at each position across the American and National Lagues,…

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Seager wins 2nd straight Silver Slugger Award

November 9, 2017

LOS ANGELES — Corey Seager, who a year ago became the first Dodgers shortstop to win a Louisville Slugger Silver Slugger Award as the National League’s best offensive shortstop, won it again on Thursday. Seager hit .295 with 22 home runs, 77 RBIs, 85 runs scored and an .854 OPS in 145 games. The 23-year-old led NL shortstops in runs, hits (159), doubles (33) and walks (67) and was second…

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Dodgers hope to add depth for another run in '18

November 9, 2017

This offseason should be a time for the Dodgers to improve around the margins and stockpile depth, at least as much through trades as signings. • Hot Stove Tracker Biggest needs 1. Right-handed-hitting left fielder: With each passing year, Ryan Braun‘s contract ($70 million for three more years) becomes more palatable, so those trade rumors are bound to resurface. Age, health and production are now issues, though. Fans will want a…

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Dodgers optimistic, motivated to chase '18 title

November 7, 2017

“So, I do think, it’s really motivating. It was exhilarating to get to the World Series, to see our fans respond to it. In the last few years we’ve taken steps each year to get to the ultimate goal. And our goal is a year from now we’ll be able to say, that was another step for us.” Friedman and Zaidi on offseason Friedman and Zaidi share their offseason plans…

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Dodgers' run full of memorable moments

November 7, 2017

The Dodgers’ offense set franchise records with 221 home runs, 312 doubles and 553 extra-base hits. Bellinger set an NL rookie record 39 home runs, and he became the third rookie to lead the Dodgers in home runs, runs scored and RBIs. He was the first Dodgers rookie to lead the club in those categories since Mike Piazza did so in 1993. The pitching staff led the NL in ERA,…

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