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2018 Schedule
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7hJeff Sullivan

Winter meetings moves for all 30 teams

With every team likely looking to make moves in Las Vegas, here's a forecast of big trades, salary swaps and high-impact signings for each of them.

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6hAlden Gonzalez

The Dodgers could be the biggest wild card in Las Vegas

Los Angeles has both the funds and the organizational depth to land a high-end arm and also go after a big-name free agent like Bryce Harper. How active will the Dodgers be in Vegas?

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

Dodgers president of baseball operations Andrew Friedman will not hire a general manager to replace Farhan Zaidi this offseason, but he did hire Jeff Kingston as vice president and assistant GM. Kingston previously held the same title with the Mariners for nine years and oversaw the club's analytics department during that time.

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3dBradford Doolittle and David Schoenfield

Kluber for Schwarber and more trades we want to see in Vegas

A swap of 2016 World Series stars? Madison Bumgarner in Dodger blue? We play Let's Make A Deal, Las Vegas-style with moves we'd make if we were calling the shots at the winter meetings.

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

Paul Goldschmidt has played basically a full season against the Dodgers. He's a .302/.376/.551 hitter in 562 career plate appearances against them, with 31 home runs and 98 RBIs. Now, with Goldschmidt reportedly going from the D-backs to the Cardinals, Dodgers will see him 12 fewer times in 2019.

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5dDavid Schoenfield

Where things stand with Bryce Harper sweepstakes

With the winter meetings upcoming in Harper's hometown of Las Vegas, we look at the free-agent outfielder's quest for baseball's biggest contract.

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Dodgers, manager Roberts agree to 4-year deal

Manager Dave Roberts, who just led the Dodgers to their second straight World Series in three seasons at the helm, has agreed on a four-extension with Los Angeles through 2022.

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

The Dodgers announced that they have extended manager Dave Roberts through the 2022 season. They've been trying to get this hammered out since spring training and recently picked up his 2019 option. Here's a statement from Roberts. ...

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Jansen to resume workouts, procedure 'fantastic'

Kenley Jansen, who had a 5 1/2-hour heart procedure on Monday, said everything is "back to normal" and that he'll need to be on blood thinners for the next two months.

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12dAlden Gonzalez

Hitting strategist Van Scoyoc joins Dodgers staff

Robert Van Scoyoc, the 32-year-old cutting-edge hitting instructor who helped turn J.D. Martinez into a superstar, was announced as the Los Angeles Dodgers' new hitting coach on Wednesday.

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

The Dodgers announced their coaches for 2018. New to the staff are: hitting coach Robert Van Scoyoc (a 32-year-old former private hitting instructor who was a consult with the Dodgers from 2016-17 and spent 2018 with the Diamondbacks); 3B coach Dino Ebel (spent a long time in that role with the Angels); game-planning coach Chris Gimenez (fresh off a 10-year playing career); and assistant hitting coach Aaron Bates (spent the last four years working with Dodgers minor league hitters).

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12dDavid Schoenfield

Way-too-early 2019-20 MLB free-agent rankings

While this winter's crop searches for new homes, we look ahead to the big decisions that loom for some of the game's top stars -- Nolan Arenado, Chris Sale, Paul Goldschmidt and Gerrit Cole among them.

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14dAlden Gonzalez

Dodgers' Jansen undergoes second heart surgery

Kenley Jansen, the Los Angeles Dodgers' All-Star closer, completed heart surgery on Monday and posted a short, sanguine video from a hospital bed saying he is "doing good."

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

Here's a nice holiday bonus: Red Sox players were each rewarded $416,837.72 as the full postseason share for winning the World Series. Dodgers players settled for $262,027.49.

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Yanks land Locastro from Dodgers for prospect

Outfielder Tim Locastro was acquired by the New York Yankees from the Los Angeles Dodgers for minor league right-hander Drew Finley and $75,000.

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19dDavid Schoenfield

The top offseason priority for all 30 MLB teams

Your favorite team probably isn't going to get Bryce Harper or Manny Machado. But another move -- maybe for a top pitcher -- could make all the difference this winter.

Jacob Wolf ESPN Staff Writer 

PlayVS has raised $30.5 million in a Series B funding round led by Elysian Park Ventures, the private investment arm of the Los Angeles Dodgers, the company announced on Tuesday. In addition, the company has partnered with Psyonix and Hi-Rez Studios to add Rocket League and SMITE to its game lineup. The investment round includes the likes of Adidas, Sean "Diddy" Combs, Samsung NEXT, Plexo Capital, Dollar Shave Club CEO Michael Dublin and others. The round is the second time PlayVS — the startup volleying to bring esports to high schools across the U.S. — has raised capital in 2018, after a $15.5 million Series A in June.

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Dodgers' Jansen set for heart surgery Nov. 26

Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen is expected to be ready for spring training after surgery to correct his irregular heartbeat. The surgery, which had been expected, has been scheduled for Nov. 26, with recovery time anywhere from two weeks to eight weeks.

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Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.25014th
On Base Percentage.3335th
Slugging Percentage.4423rd
Earned Run Average3.382nd
Quality Starts952nd