Andre Ethier

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Changes Are Coming To The 40-Man Roster

Whenever it is that Hector Olivera‘s paperwork gets finalized, he’s going to need to be added to the 40-man roster. Assuming that at least one recipient of a minor league deal makes the team on Opening Day — probably Sergio Santos, particularly with Kenley Jansen, Hyun-jin Ryu, and Brandon League all likely to start the…


Mailbag #22: Fifth starter concerns, Guerrero, Ethier, forgotten prospects

We love the mailbag, mostly. Send us more questions using the form to the right, directly ([email protected]) and/or on Twitter. ===== The Bearded One: I think there’s room for a lot of valid concern about the fifth spot in the rotation with Brett Anderson, Joe Wieland, and Mike Bolsinger not making the most reassuring group of…

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Joc Pederson Is Going To Win The Center Field Job, Obviously

BIG NEWS, YOU GUYS (AND GALS): Dodgers manager Don Mattingly wouldn’t say rookie Joc Pederson has won the center-field job for Opening Day, but Pederson has been getting the extended look the club promised this spring. “We haven’t made any decision yet on who’s going to play where, but we do like the way things…


Andre Ethier Is Officially Untradeable

When camp kicked off last month, I noted, with some surprise, that Andre Ethier was still around. Shocking, wasn’t it? It feels like we’ve been talking about how the Dodgers seemed to be trying their hardest to trade Ethier for years. Or longer. And yet, there he was, still wearing Dodger blue, still talking about how…


Your Annual Spring Training Stat Reminder

Spring training games start on Wednesday. There are still several openings left on the roster which players will be fighting for. After a long winter, there’s also the desire to create stories where they might not otherwise exist. That means we’ll be hearing a lot about spring training statistics over the next few weeks. Of…


So Andre Ethier Still Exists

If there’s a single great surprise of the Dodger offseason, it’s easily the fact that as the team heads to Arizona to break camp, Andre Ethier is still wearing blue. Even after Matt Kemp was traded to San Diego, Ethier’s departure seemed to be a given. After all, Carl Crawford and Scott Van Slyke make…


2014 Dodgers In Review: OF Andre Ethier

PA AVG OBP SLG wRC+ HR WAR MLB 380 .249 .322 .370 98 4 0.7 What happened in 2014: Well, that could have gone better. Lord, where do you start? Andre Ethier started in center field for the first five games of the year as Matt Kemp rehabbed, and then when Kemp went back into center,…