Sat, 15 May 2010 08:14:00 -0700
Updating previous reports, Florida Marlins minor league 1B Doug Mientkiewicz opted out of his contract with Triple-A New Orleans Thursday, May 13, according to Mike Triplett of The New Orleans Times-Picayune. The parent club had to call him up by Friday, May 14, or allow his 10-day contract to expire.
Thu, 13 May 2010 02:45:13 -0700
The Florida Marlins have until Friday, May 14, to call up 1B Doug Mientkiewicz or he can opt out of his minor league deal, NOLA.com's Larry Holder reports.
Wed, 05 May 2010 16:23:42 -0700
The Florida Marlins signed free-agent 1B Doug Mientkiewicz (Dodgers) to an undisclosed minor league deal Wednesday, May 5, according to CBSSports.com.
Sat, 03 Apr 2010 09:49:42 -0700
The Los Angeles Times' Steve Dilbeck reports the Los Angeles Dodgers have released 1B Doug Mientkiewicz.
Mon, 29 Mar 2010 01:06:18 -0700
MLB.com's Ken Gurnick reports the Los Angeles Dodgers may not release IF Doug Mientkiewicz. The team may use him as a backup in case OF Garret Anderson is hurt during the season.
Sat, 27 Mar 2010 11:47:17 -0700
Los Angeles Dodgers 1B Doug Mientkiewicz was told he will not make the team's Opening Day roster, according to The Associated Press. Manager Joe Torre said Mientkiewicz expressed an interest in continuing his career and was excused from spring training camp so he could weigh his options Saturday, March 27.
Tue, 09 Mar 2010 13:00:45 -0800
Doug Miller, of MLB.com, reports Los Angeles Dodgers C Russell Martin (groin) and 1B Doug Mientkiewicz (shoulder) both received injections Tuesday, March 9. Martin had a platelet-rich plasma injection to promote healing in his injured right groin. Mientkiewicz had a cortisone injection in his sore throwing shoulder, which kept him out of action Tuesday.
Thu, 04 Mar 2010 20:28:17 -0800
Tony Jackson, of ESPNLosAngeles.com, reports Los Angeles Dodgers 1B Doug Mientkiewicz (shoulder) said he is unable to make the throw across the diamond from third base after undergoing surgery on his shoulder last year.
Sun, 07 Feb 2010 10:07:11 -0800
MLB.com's Ken Gurnick reports that Los Angeles Dodgers OF Brian Giles could compete for the club's fifth outfielder role with OFs Xavier Paul and Jason Repko, or could compete with 1B Doug Mientkiewicz for the left-handed pinch-hitting role.
Tue, 02 Feb 2010 10:10:19 -0800
Tony Jackson, of ESPNLosAngeles.com, reports Los Angeles Dodgers 1B Doug Mientkiewicz is likely to make the team out of Spring Training because the team currently is lacking in a left-handed pinch hitter, which means both OFs Jason Repko and Xavier Paul will likely begin the year at Triple-A Albuquerque.