Daily Archives: January 22, 2014


Dodgers Sign Chone Figgins, And I Make Archer Jokes

Do you have any idea how hard it was not to just make this the headline picture? I’d rather we were still talking about Dustin’s 41-50 prospect list, and so do you, but instead we’re here talking about Chone Figgins, who signed a minor-league deal (along with an invite to camp) with the Dodgers today,…

Jarret Martin has one of the best arms in the system, by Dustin Nosler

2014 Top 50 Dodgers’ Prospects: No. 41-50

This is the first in a 5-part series about my Top 50 Dodgers’ prospects for 2014. Previous entries Prospect landing page Editor’s note: I am not a scout (#notascout). This is an amateur scouting report based on what I know about baseball and from following the sport all my life. I don’t claim to be…


Finally: Dodgers Announce SNLA Launch Date And Team

Nearly a full year after SportsNet LA was announced, we finally have a launch date — February 25 — and a broadcast team. Though many of these names have slipped out over the last few months, the team has confirmed via press release that this is how the game broadcasts will run. Television Games in…


In Which We Act Like We Never Wanted Masahiro Tanaka Anyway

By now, you’ve no doubt heard that the Yankees have agreed to sign Masahiro Tanaka, which means that Tanaka either preferred to play in New York or the Yankees simply made him an offer he couldn’t refuse, which was basically my expectation from the beginning. That means that the Dodgers won’t be adding Tanaka to…

This is how most people react when they see M Olivo. (via)

Dodgers Bring Miguel Olivo To Camp, Invite Actual Prospects

In the great tradition of Ramon Castro and Jesus Flores and other vaguely memorable backup catchers long past their prime, the Dodgers announced via press release that they’ve signed 35-year-old Miguel Olivo to a minor-league contract and invited him to camp. In 12 years in the big leagues, Olivo has a .241/.275/.417 line, which is, ah,…