Fri, 12 Dec 2014 06:40:13 -0800
Los Angeles Dodgers C A.J. Ellis was a player the San Diego Padres were seeking in the trade involving OF Matt Kemp. The Dodgers wouldn't let him go because SP Clayton Kershaw and others would have been unhappy.
Fri, 08 Aug 2014 13:30:40 -0700
Los Angeles Dodgers C A.J. Ellis is not in the starting lineup Friday, Aug. 8. C Drew Butera is starting in his place.
Fantasy Tip: Make sure Ellis is out of your daily starting lineups tonight.
Mon, 04 Aug 2014 18:00:09 -0700
Los Angeles Dodgers C A.J. Ellis (knee) returned to the starting lineup Monday, Aug. 4, against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. He had been sidelined with a sore knee.
Sun, 03 Aug 2014 21:15:13 -0700
Los Angeles Dodgers C A.J. Ellis (knee) was not in the starting lineup Sunday, Aug. 3, because of a sore knee.
Sat, 02 Aug 2014 17:15:48 -0700
Los Angeles Dodgers 1B Adrian Gonzalez (knee), OF Yasiel Puig (hamstring) and C A.J. Ellis (knee) will not be in the lineup Saturday, Aug. 2, but manager Don Mattingly said all three players could pinch hit in an emergency situation. 2B Justin Turner will make his first start of the year at first base in place of Gonzalez, 1B Scott Van Slyke will replace Puig in the outfield, and C Drew Butera will start for Ellis.
Fantasy Tip: Gonzalez, Puig and Ellis should all be considered day-to-day at this point, but make sure to remove all three from daily lineups.
Fri, 01 Aug 2014 15:07:22 -0700
Los Angeles Dodgers C A.J. Ellis (knee) is in the starting lineup Friday, August 1, against the Chicago Cubs. 3B Juan Uribe (hamstring) is not in the starting lineup, and he is being replaced by 2B Justin Turner.
Fantasy Tip: Remove Uribe in leagues where you're starting him. He is likely just getting a scheduled off-day. Return Ellis to lineups.
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 20:50:27 -0700
Los Angeles Dodgers C A.J. Ellis (head) was hit in the head by a 78 mph pitch from Pittsburgh Pirates SP Edinson Volquez Monday, July 21. The ball bounced off his helmet, and he immediately ran to first base and stayed in the game after being briefly examined by a trainer.
Fri, 13 Jun 2014 14:57:38 -0700
The Los Angeles Dodgers activated C A.J. Ellis (ankle) from the disabled list Friday, June 13, and optioned C Tim Federowicz to Triple-A Albuquerque in a corresponding move.
Fantasy Tip: Ellis will return to starting catching duties immediately, and he should be returned to your lineups if you kept him on roster through his DL stint. Ellis could be widely available in your league, too, so consider adding him if your catcher option has been struggling.
Tue, 10 Jun 2014 19:36:18 -0700
Los Angeles Dodgers C A.J. Ellis (ankle) continues to make progress in his recovery from a sprained right ankle. He remains on track to return either at the end of the current series against the Cincinnati Reds Thursday, June 12, or at the beginning of the team's homestand Friday, June 13, against the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Mon, 09 Jun 2014 13:54:28 -0700
Los Angeles Dodgers C A.J. Ellis (ankle) is hoping to be activated from the disabled list this week without going on a rehab assignment.