The Juan Nicasio Relief Experiment, Already In Progress

When the Dodgers claimed Juan Nicasio off waivers last month, it was assumed that he was acquired mostly to pitch in relief. Ignoring the fact that the depth chart would currently have him start, it’s not necessarily a bad idea. Nicasio struggled significantly as a starter for Colorado in the first half of last season. He relies heavily…


So Everth Cabrera Is Available Now

There weren’t really a ton of interesting names to hit free agency after the non-tender deadline earlier this week, and that makes sense. After all, players interesting enough to want to investigate don’t usually get non-tendered. One exception, at least judging by the fact that people are asking about him, is former San Diego shortstop…

Yoan Moncada

Get to know this year’s foreign imports: Yoan Moncada

The Dodgers love their Cubans. That could be in reference to cigars, but it’s definitely in reference to baseball players. Since the Guggenheim Group took over, the Dodgers have signed Yasiel Puig (7 years, $42 million), Alex Guerrero (4 years, $28 million) and Erisbel Arruebarrena (5 years, $25 million). Now, another Puig-like Cuban is set…


Source: Every Team Wants Matt Kemp

YOU GUYS DID YOU HEAR MATT KEMP IS GETTING TRADED? He’s going to the… Orioles, now, and for at least seven years: Per sources, #Orioles also have talked to #Dodgers about Kemp. O’s lining up alternatives if they can’t re-sign Markakis, Cruz and also… — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) November 30, 2014 Red Sox and for at…


Dodgers finally enter Jon Lester sweepstakes

It’s about damn time. A month after free agency, the Dodgers have finally expressed interest in perhaps the most valuable free agent available — Jon Lester. Sources: Dodgers have serious interest in Jon Lester, poised for potential late negotiating push — WEEI (@WEEI) December 4, 2014 From the report: “One industry source was under…