Tue, 03 Sep 2013 14:16:50 -0700
Los Angeles Dodgers 3B Michael Young will come off the bench for the team to spell 3B Juan Uribe when needed. Young can also play some first base. "I think he's a professional player that's got a chance to help us," said general manager Ned Colletti. "We've got a long way to go and, when you can add people this time of year who bring what he brings, you act. We've gone for it, we'll continue to go for it." Los Angeles will pay Young around $1 million of his $16 million salary. The team placed SP Josh Beckett (shoulder, neck) on the 60-day disabled list to make room for Young on the roster.
Fantasy Tip: Young loses basically all of his value in mixed formats.
Wed, 10 Jul 2013 16:35:41 -0700
Los Angeles Dodgers SP Josh Beckett (shoulder, neck) underwent surgery on Wednesday, July 10, to have a rib removed to relieve nerve pressure. He's expected to be on track for spring training in 2014.
Fantasy Tip: Beckett won't be more than a flier in fantasy drafts next year, barring extremely encouraging reports about his health. Don't write him off, of course, but it may take some time for him to pitch effectively again, if he's still able.
Sun, 30 Jun 2013 11:22:14 -0700
Updating a previous report, Los Angeles Dodgers SP Josh Beckett (shoulder, neck) will undergo surgery to treat thoracic outlet syndrome July 8. The procedure will be performed by Dr. Greg Pearl in Dallas. Beckett will be sidelined for three to five months and is expected to be ready in time for spring training.
Sat, 29 Jun 2013 17:33:32 -0700
Los Angeles Dodgers SP Josh Beckett (shoulder, neck) will under surgery to relieve pressure on a nerve in his neck and shoulder area. He will undergo the surgery in early July and will face a three-month recovery.
Fantasy Tip: Beckett could be out for the rest of the season if he needs three months to recover. Owners in one-year leagues can release Beckett if they still have him on their roster.
Sat, 29 Jun 2013 16:36:23 -0700
Los Angeles Dodgers SP Josh Beckett (shoulder) experienced some tingling in his fingers after throwing Friday, June 28.
Thu, 27 Jun 2013 16:36:31 -0700
Los Angeles Dodgers SP Josh Beckett (shoulder) resumed a throwing program Wednesday, June 26.
Wed, 12 Jun 2013 16:55:11 -0700
Los Angeles Dodgers SPs Josh Beckett and Chris Capuano were on the field for the brawl that took place in the game with the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday, June 11, and because they are on the disabled list, they could face league discipline as a result. OF Matt Kemp was not on the field for the altercation.
Fantasy Tip: We'll know the extent of the disciplinary action tomorrow, when the league announces their decisions.
Wed, 05 Jun 2013 20:43:12 -0700
Updating a previous report, Los Angeles Dodgers SP Josh Beckett (groin) will likely miss the remainder of the season if he undergoes surgery. However, he thinks he will be able to pitch in 2014 even if he has season-ending surgery.
Wed, 05 Jun 2013 18:57:52 -0700
Los Angeles Dodgers manager Don Mattingly said Wednesday, June 5, that he is uncertain if SP Josh Beckett (groin) will be able to return to pitch this season due to a nerve-related issue.
Wed, 05 Jun 2013 05:06:59 -0700
Updating previous reports, Los Angeles Dodgers SP Josh Beckett (groin, elbow) will be shut down for at least four weeks with nerve irritation in his right arm.