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A.J. Ellis

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  • A.J. Ellis and all other arbitration-eligible Dodgers to return

    A.J. Ellis and all other arbitration-eligible Dodgers to return
    Catcher A.J. Ellis is coming back, and apparently so are all seven other  Dodgers eligible for arbitration. The Dodgers signed infielder Darwin Barney to a one-year contract for $2.525 million and tendered contracts to the other seven players prior to...
  • Dodgers face decision over A.J. Ellis, eligible for salary arbitration

    Dodgers face decision over A.J. Ellis, eligible for salary arbitration
    Clayton Kershaw will soon learn whether he will pitch to A.J. Ellis again next season because the Dodgers are facing a deadline that could determine the catcher's future with the team. Ellis is one of seven Dodgers who are eligible for salary...
  • Arbitration deadline to force Dodgers' decision on A.J. Ellis' return

    Things should get busy for the Dodgers, and other teams, the next two days. And in some cases, more interesting. Tomorrow is the deadline for clubs to tender contracts to arbitration eligible players, and the Dodgers have seven such players. Most...
  • As baseball's Hot Stove League burns, are Dodgers fiddling around?

    The Boston Red Sox got Hanley Ramirez, and Pablo Sandoval too. The Dodgers got Juan Nicasio. He is a pitcher, given away by the Colorado Rockies, the team most desperate for pitching in all of baseball. It was that kind of Monday in Los Angeles, on...
  • Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw wins third Cy Young Award by unanimous vote

    Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw wins third Cy Young Award by unanimous vote
    Clayton Kershaw emphasized that he wasn't taking his latest Cy Young Award for granted. "You don't want to have anything take away from that," he said. But … "For me, personally, the season didn't end the way I wanted it to," he said. "I...
  • Dodgers stand in way of Cubs' plan for Russell Martin

    The biggest stumbling block for the Cubs in their pursuit of free-agent catcher Russell Martin seemingly is the Dodgers' unlimited budget. There's little chance the Pirates will outbid the Cubs, and the Blue Jays don't seem to have the stomach to go...
  • Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw could finish on winning note yet

    Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw could finish on winning note yet
    The baseball team at Highland Park High, just outside of Dallas, needed some fresh talent for the coming season. It was the fall of 2002 when the coach wandered over to football practice, curious to see whether any freshmen might be athletic enough to...
  • A.J. Ellis praised by Dodgers GM Farhan Zaidi

    A.J. Ellis praised by Dodgers GM Farhan Zaidi
    General Manager Farhan Zaidi wouldn’t say whether the Dodgers would tender A.J. Ellis a contract, but offered a glowing appraisal of the catcher Tuesday at baseball’s general managers’ meetings. “He’s a leader on this team,...
  • Why the Dodgers should bring catcher A.J. Ellis back

    Why the Dodgers should bring catcher A.J. Ellis back
    A.J. Ellis hit .191 last season, will turn 34 next April, and the Dodgers should bring him back? Yep. A.J. Ellis had knee surgery, badly sprained his ankle and started only 89 games last year, and the Dodgers should re-sign him? Absolutely....
  • There's enough blame to go around for this Dodgers debacle

    There's enough blame to go around for this Dodgers debacle
    The failure ended with baseball's best pitcher turning his back to home plate, dropping his hands to his knees and his head toward the ground, shadowed by a Gateway Arch that hovers over the Dodgers like a pendulum over a pit. The failure happened here,...
  • Cardinals knock out Clayton Kershaw and Dodgers again, 3-2

    Cardinals knock out Clayton Kershaw and Dodgers again, 3-2
    Clayton Kershaw was dumbfounded. How could this happen again? "I can't really put it into words right now," Kershaw said. "Bad deja vu, all over again." The Dodgers' season ended with a defeat to the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium —...