Thu, 03 Oct 2013 08:39:15 -0700
Los Angeles Dodgers OF Andre Ethier (ankle) is on the team's roster for the National League Division Series, but he said he'll be used only as a pinch hitter for at least the first two games of the series. RP Brandon League was left off the 25-man roster. He was 6-4 with a 5.30 ERA and 1.54 WHIP. OF Jerry Hairston Jr. was also left off the roster after hitting .067 in his last 23 games.
Tue, 01 Oct 2013 20:03:07 -0700
Los Angeles Dodgers OF Jerry Hairston Jr. (back) was able to take batting practice and shag fly balls in the outfield Tuesday, Oct. 1. He has not played since Sept. 25 due to a sore back, but he might be ready for the National League Division Series. Manager Don Mattingly is still mulling over his playoff roster. "We'll see," Mattingly said. "We're still going over the roster and seeing how everything fits with who we have, don't have, what guys can do, can't do and then trying to put our best club together."
Tue, 01 Oct 2013 14:49:28 -0700
Los Angeles Dodgers OF Andre Ethier (ankle) worked out with the team Tuesday, Oct. 1, and is hoping to make the playoff roster for the National League Division Series as a pinch hitter and later get into a game in the outfield. "It's probably just a hitting role, that's what our best hope is," Ethier said after the workout. "Who knows, maybe we wake up Saturday and Sunday and it feels good enough to go full-go. Hitting-wise it feels good enough. We'll worry about what to do after I get on first base then. I just want to figure out a way to contribute anyway I can and not become a hindrance." He hit and threw Tuesday but didn't do any running. The team would like to see Ethier run before putting him on the roster. 2B Skip Schumaker will start in center field in Game 1 Thursday, Oct. 3, but SS Dee Gordon and OFs Scott Van Slyke and Jerry Hairston Jr. worked out there Tuesday.
Tue, 04 Jun 2013 15:23:37 -0700
The Los Angeles Dodgers activated SS Hanley Ramirez (hamstring) from the 15-day disabled list Tuesday, June 4, and placed SP Chris Capuano (forearm) on the 15-day DL in a corresponding move.
Fantasy Tip: Get Ramirez back into your lineups. Luis Cruz will be pushed back to third base, but he could be part of a platoon with Jerry Hairston Jr. or Nick Punto. Capuano will head to the DL for the second time this year. Stephen Fife could remain in the rotation for the time being after a nice outing against the San Diego Padres last night.
Thu, 30 May 2013 16:29:50 -0700
The Los Angeles Dodgers placed OF Matt Kemp (hamstring) on the 15-day disabled list Thursday, May 30. RP Stephen Fife (shoulder) was activated from the DL and optioned to Triple-A Albuquerque, and C Tim Federowicz was recalled from Albuquerque.
Fantasy Tip: Kemp has been a major disappointment for his fantasy owners. He missed two months last year with a hamstring ailment, and his second-half power and speed suffered. This hamstring injury isn't believed to be as serious, but it could linger if he's not careful.
Scott Van Slyke will reap the benefits of more frequent playing time with Kemp out, making him more intriguing in deep mixed affairs. Skip Schumaker and Jerry Hairston Jr. might be mixed in at center field, too. Federowicz could be an addition to NL-only rosters that start two catchers. Don't rule out the Dodgers getting desperate and summoning Joc Pederson or Yasiel Puig, either. Pederson wasn't in the lineup at Double-A Chattanooga tonight, meaning a call-up could be imminent.
Mon, 27 May 2013 15:34:31 -0700
The Los Angeles Dodgers have optioned SS Dee Gordon to Triple-A Albuquerque. In a corresponding move, the team activated OF Jerry Hairston Jr. (knee) from the 15-day disabled list.
Fantasy Tip: Gordon being sent down could indicate Hanley Ramirez (hamstring) could be close to returning. Nick Punto and Luis Cruz could see time at shortstop until Ramirez returns. Neither should be considered in mixed leagues.
Sun, 26 May 2013 20:08:27 -0700
Los Angeles Dodgers 2B Jerry Hairston Jr. (knee) might be activated from the 15-day disabled list Monday, May 26.
Sat, 25 May 2013 11:31:10 -0700
Los Angeles Dodgers 2B Jerry Hairston Jr. (knee) was hitless in three at-bats in his first rehab game for Class A Rancho Cucamonga Friday, May 24.
Fri, 24 May 2013 20:07:21 -0700
Los Angeles Dodgers 2B Jerry Hairston Jr. (knee) will begin a minor-league rehab assignment with Class A Rancho Cucamonga Friday, May 24. He will play six innings Friday, and six more innings Saturday, May 25.
Mon, 20 May 2013 15:41:22 -0700
Los Angeles Dodgers INF/OF Jerry Hairston Jr. (knee) is dealing with tendonitis in his knee.