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  • • Caleb Ferguson To Undergo Tommy John Surgery
    Dodgers left-handed reliever Caleb Ferguson will undergo Tommy John surgery, manager Dave Roberts told Bill Plunkett of the Orange County Register and other reporters Thursday. Roberts said the procedure’s “imminent” for Ferguson. The Dodgers sent Ferguson to the injured list on Wednesday with UCL damage, and it seemed they feared the worst then, so it’s…...2020
  • • Dodgers manager Dave Roberts 'took exception' to Trent Grisham admiring home run off of Clayton Kershaw
    Grisham hit a game-tying home run off of Kershaw in the sixth inning...2020
  • • Dodgers star Mookie Betts starts at second base for first time since 2014
    Dave Roberts is trying something new with an eye on a potential postseason lineup...2020
  • • Dodgers To Activate Alex Wood; Walker Buehler To Return Wednesday
    The Dodgers will activate left-hander Alex Wood from the injured list Tuesday, manager Dave Roberts told Ken Gurnick of MLB.com and other reporters. Wood will work from the bullpen upon his return. Meanwhile, righty Walker Buehler will come off the IL on Wednesday, per Roberts. Buehler has been out for a little over a week…...2020
  • • Dodgers Likely To Activate Will Smith From IL
    Dodgers catcher Will Smith is likely to come back from the injured list and start behind the plate in this afternoon’s game against the Rockies, manager Dave Roberts told reporters (including Ken Gurnick of MLB.com) last night. The 25-year-old successfully caught a bullpen session yesterday, Gurnick adds. Assuming he is indeed activated today, it’d make for…...2020
  • • Latest On Corey Seager
    Dodgers shortstop Corey Seager began the season on a marvelous pace, but a back problem forced him out of their game against the Giants on Aug. 7, and he hasn’t played since. Manager Dave Roberts issued an update on Seager on Tuesday, saying (via Jorge Castillo of the Los Angeles Times) that the 26-year-old is…...2020
  • • Injury Updates: Seager, Bummer, Senzel, Strop
    The latest on four notable players who left last night’s action due to potential injuries… Corey Seager left the field during the third inning of the Dodgers’ 7-2 victory over the Giants due to what the club described as lower back discomfort.  As manager Dave Roberts told MLB.com’s Ken Gurnick and other reporters, Seager will…...2020
  • • Dodgers To Activate Clayton Kershaw
    The Dodgers will activate star lefty Clayton Kershaw, manager Dave Roberts told reporters including MLB.com’s Ken Gurnick (Twitter link). He’ll make his season debut on Sunday. Kershaw had been sidelined to this point with back tightness. That’s not necessarily a major concern in and of itself, but the surefire future Hall of Famer has had…...2020
  • • MLB suspends Joe Kelly and Dave Roberts for benches-clearing incident between Dodgers and Astros
    Joe Kelly receives an eight-game ban for his actions; Dave Roberts gets one game...2020
  • • Dodgers' Joe Kelly, Dave Roberts suspended after incident vs. Astros
    Kelly was suspended eight games after it was deemed he intentionally threw at Houston Astros batters Alex Bregman and Carlos Correa in the bottom of the sixth inning of Tuesday's game....2020

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Dave Roberts injury and suspension

  • • Caleb Ferguson To Undergo Tommy John Surgery
    Dodgers left-handed reliever Caleb Ferguson will undergo Tommy John surgery, manager Dave Roberts told Bill Plunkett of the Orange County Register and other reporters Thursday. Roberts said the procedure’s “imminent” for Ferguson. The Dodgers sent Ferguson to the injured list on Wednesday with UCL damage, and it seemed they feared the worst then, so it’s…...2020
  • • Injury Updates: Seager, Bummer, Senzel, Strop
    The latest on four notable players who left last night’s action due to potential injuries… Corey Seager left the field during the third inning of the Dodgers’ 7-2 victory over the Giants due to what the club described as lower back discomfort.  As manager Dave Roberts told MLB.com’s Ken Gurnick and other reporters, Seager will…...2020
  • • MLB suspends Joe Kelly and Dave Roberts for benches-clearing incident between Dodgers and Astros
    Joe Kelly receives an eight-game ban for his actions; Dave Roberts gets one game...2020
  • • Dodgers' Joe Kelly, Dave Roberts suspended after incident vs. Astros
    Kelly was suspended eight games after it was deemed he intentionally threw at Houston Astros batters Alex Bregman and Carlos Correa in the bottom of the sixth inning of Tuesday's game....2020
  • • MLB Suspends Joe Kelly, Dave Roberts
    Major League Baseball has issued suspensions in the wake of last night’s bench-clearing action between the Dodgers and Astros. Los Angeles righty Joe Kelly was suspended for eight games and manager Dave Roberts received a single-game ban. Kelly will appeal his suspension, so it’s not going into effect right away. Roberts will go ahead and…...2020
  • • Clayton Kershaw injury update: Dodgers' Dave Roberts says his ace will make season debut 'sooner than later'
    Kershaw started the season on the IL due to a back injury...2020
  • • NL West Notes: Pederson, Leake, Rockies
    Joc Pederson has been sidelined for the last week due to a right hip injury, though the Dodgers outfielder made some “progress” today, manager Dave Roberts told MLB.com’s Ken Gurnick and other reporters.  Pederson played catch today and took outdoor batting practice, swinging at about 75 percent effort.  The team is being cautious with Pederson’s…...2020
  • • Battling right hip injury, Joc Pederson starts baseball activities
    Joc Pederson has been sidelined for the last week due to a right hip injury, although the Dodgers outfielder made some “progress” Friday, manager Dave Roberts told MLB.com’s Ken Gurnick and other reporters. Pederson played catch Friday and took outdoor batting practice, swinging at about 75 percent effort. The Dodgers are being cautious with Pederson’s recovery, as Roberts said that they’ll check ...2020
  • • A.J. Pollock To Undergo Elbow Surgery
    Dodgers outfielder A.J. Pollock will undergo surgery to remove the metal hardware that was inserted in his the growth plate of his right elbow back in a 2016 procedure, manager Dave Roberts announced Wednesday (Twitter links via Ken Gurnick of MLB.com and Pedro Moura of The Athletic). Pollock hit his elbow on the ground in…...2019
  • • A.J. Pollock to undergo elbow surgery
    Dodgers outfielder A.J. Pollock will undergo surgery to remove the metal hardware that was inserted in his the growth plate of his right elbow back in a 2016 procedure, manager Dave Roberts announced Wednesday (Twitter links via Ken Gurnick of MLB.com and Pedro Moura of The Athletic). Pollock hit his elbow on the ground in the outfield last week, and it seems that the impact moved the hardware to ...2019

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Dave Roberts trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • Dodgers checked with MLB over Red Sox allegations before trading for Mookie Betts
    Major League Baseball has yet to hand down its verdict into the Boston Red Sox over sign-stealing allegations in 2018, but some teams are definitely checking in on the situation before making big moves. According to Joel Sherman of the New York Post, the Los Angeles Dodgers checked in with MLB before trading for Mookie Betts, seeking to ensure that the outfielder wouldn’t be caught up in the findi...2020
  • • Dodgers well-stocked with young arms for rotation, bullpen
    The Dodgers have no shortage of options for their starting rotation. Even after trading Kenta Maeda to the Twins, Los Angeles has Walker Buehler, Clayton Kershaw, David Price, Alex Wood, Julio Urías, Dustin May, Tony Gonsolin, Ross Stripling and Jimmy Nelson on the 40-man roster. So too is prospect Mitchell White, but he doesn’t figure to be in the mix out of the gate after posting a 6.50 ERA in 6...2020
  • • Hinch, Roberts address sign-stealing scandal
    While Astros manager A.J. Hinch told reporters he could not comment on the sign-stealing scandal, the Dodgers' Dave Roberts offered some thoughts, including the fact his team was wary about whether the Astros were working for an extra edge....2019
  • • A.J. Pollock to undergo elbow surgery
    Dodgers outfielder A.J. Pollock will undergo surgery to remove the metal hardware that was inserted in his the growth plate of his right elbow back in a 2016 procedure, manager Dave Roberts announced Wednesday (Twitter links via Ken Gurnick of MLB.com and Pedro Moura of The Athletic). Pollock hit his elbow on the ground in the outfield last week, and it seems that the impact moved the hardware to ...2019
  • • Artful Dodgers' offense has been insane to start 2019
    To say there’s pressure on the Los Angeles Dodgers this season is probably a huge understatement. Their championship drought has now surpassed the three-decade mark, and it hasn’t come without heartbreak — the Dodgers have reached the postseason six years in a row and have advanced as far as the World Series in both 2017 and 2018. Clearly, things didn’t work out how manager Dave Roberts and his cl...2019
  • • Dave Roberts: Clayton Kershaw in ‘really good spot’ physically
    Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw appears to be steadily progressing toward a season debut as he fights off nagging left shoulder issues. Kershaw is set to throw a three-inning simulated game on Saturday, and manager Dave Roberts offered a very positive assessment of his physical status. Kershaw missed Opening Day after shoulder problems early in spring training pushed back much of his activ...2019
  • • Nationals facing potential roster gap in outfield
    The Nationals are suddenly facing a potential roster gap in the outfield, as Mark Zuckerman of MASNsports.com reports. Michael Taylor tweaked his knee Thursday and is slated to be looked at more closely Friday. With Howie Kendrick also in limbo, both of the club’s right-handed-hitting reserve outfield pieces could be out of commission to open the season. Lefty hitter Andrew Stevenson is the only o...2019
  • • Following bullpen session, Clayton Kershaw says: 'It was another good day'
    Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw continues to make positive strides in his recovery from an injury to his throwing shoulder and threw a 20-pitch bullpen session Monday. Kershaw reportedly threw all fastballs, and looked good doing it. Afterward, Kershaw said: “It was another good day, and I’ll take that right now,” per Alden Gonzalez of ESPN. Kershaw is aiming to be ready for Opening Day, though manage...2019
  • • Dodgers’ Joe Kelly reportedly injured his back while cooking Cajun food
    After a 2018 season during which Dodgers pitchers were pan-fried by injury, that now appears to be taking on a very literal connotation for Los Angeles. Dodgers manager Dave Roberts told the media on Friday that newly signed reliever Joe Kelly said he hurt his back because he stood for too long while cooking Cajun food, per Bill Shaikin of the Los Angeles Times. Kelly, 30, signed with the Dodgers ...2019
  • • Phillies reportedly concerned Bryce Harper could sign with Dodgers
    The Los Angeles Dodgers are still lingering in the free-agent discussions involving Bryce Harper, and their presence has apparently been enough to make the Philadelphia Phillies feel uneasy. According to Jon Morosi of MLB.com, Phillies officials are concerned that Harper could sign with the Dodgers if the offers from the two teams are similar. Part of that concern may stem from the fact that the C...2019

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  • • Dodgers have officially backed themselves into a corner
    Prior to Tuesday night’s Game 1, this year’s World Series matchup between the Boston Red Sox and Los Angeles Dodgers appeared to be an intriguing one. Two games later, it’s looking like a runaway as the series shifts to Hollywood. The Red Sox now have a 2-0 lead after holding serve at Fenway Park. As one can imagine, the statistics about teams climbing out of such a deficit in the Fall Classic doe...2018
  • • The Dodgers have officially backed themselves into a corner
    Prior to Tuesday night’s Game 1, this year’s World Series matchup between the Boston Red Sox and Los Angeles Dodgers appeared to be an intriguing one. Two games later, it’s looking like a runaway as the series shifts to Hollywood. The Red Sox now have a 2-0 lead after holding serve at Fenway Park. As one can imagine, the statistics about teams climbing out of such a deficit in the Fall Classic doe...2018

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  • • Betts, who had vowed to stand, kneels for anthem
    The Dodgers' Mookie Betts and manager Dave Roberts, whose fathers served in the military and who previously had spoken out against not standing for the anthem, demonstrated a renewed perspective Thursday....2020
  • • Roberts' mom tosses 1st pitch at Dodgers game
    Eiko Roberts, the mother of Dodgers manager Dave Roberts, tossed out the ceremonial first pitch with her son catching on Japan Night at Dodger Stadium....2018
  • • Justin Turner reacts to video of 2-year-old fan upset over his wrist injury
    Los Angeles Dodgers star third baseman Justin Turner on Monday suffered a broken left wrist when he was hit by a pitch during a spring training game against the Oakland Athletics. And it has left a two-year-old Dodgers fan quite disappointed over the injury setback.The father of the toddler, Andrew Riddle, posted footage to Twitter documenting his son’s reaction to the news. The best part, however...2018
  • • Justin Turner reacts to video of 2-year-old fan upset over his wrist injury
    Los Angeles Dodgers star third baseman Justin Turner on Monday suffered a broken left wrist when he was hit by a pitch during a spring training game against the Oakland Athletics. And it has left a two-year-old Dodgers fan quite disappointed over the injury setback.The father of the toddler, Andrew Riddle, posted footage to Twitter documenting his son’s reaction to the news. The best part, however...2018

Top Dave Roberts news

  • • MLB suspends Joe Kelly and Dave Roberts for benches-clearing incident between Dodgers and Astros
    2020
  • • Betts, who had vowed to stand, kneels for anthem
    2020
  • • Dodgers' Andrew Friedman doesn't believe Astros have been apologetic enough over sign-stealing scandal
    Friedman nor manager Dave Roberts have been contacted by the Astros...2020
  • • Dodgers star Mookie Betts starts at second base for first time since 2014
    2020
  • • Russell Westbrook, Kevin Love to receive prestigious UCLA honor
    Houston Rockets guard Russell Westbrook and Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love once teamed together to dominate the hardwood during their college days at UCLA. Now, the NBA stars will headline the Bruins’ prestigious 2020 Hall of Fame induction class, which will also include Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts. The upcoming nine-member @UCLAAthletics Hall of Fame […] The post ...2020
  • • 'It's just like ripping open a scab': Dodgers' sign-stealing anger is bursting through
    Dave Roberts talked about "moving forward" as spring training opened. But after watching Houston's half-hearted apologies, his players still have plenty left to say....2020
  • • Dodgers manager Dave Roberts 'took exception' to Trent Grisham admiring home run off of Clayton Kershaw
    2020
  • • Dodgers To Activate Alex Wood; Walker Buehler To Return Wednesday
    2020
  • • NL West Notes: Pederson, Leake, Rockies
    2020
  • • Dodgers Likely To Activate Will Smith From IL
    2020

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  • • Dodgers star Mookie Betts starts at second base for first time since 2014
    2020
  • • Dodgers' Dave Roberts says Giants manager Gabe Kapler is engaging in 'gamesmanship' with lineup announcements
    Kapler has been deliberately slow to announce his lineups and starting pitchers...2020
  • • NL Notes: Camp Delays, Dodgers, Cardinals, Gallegos, Health Updates, Senzel, Hamels
    Expect delayed arrivals to camp to become somewhat of a recurring story early in training camp as players attempt to clear the many hurdles to return to play. The Dodgers, for instance, will be missing a few players at the start of camp, though manager Dave Roberts wasn’t able to name specific players, per J.P.…...2020
  • • Battling right hip injury, Joc Pederson starts baseball activities
    2020
  • • Dodgers well-stocked with young arms for rotation, bullpen
    2020
  • • 'It's just like ripping open a scab': Dodgers' sign-stealing anger is bursting through
    2020
  • • Clayton Kershaw to make 2019 debut on Monday
    Less than two months after he suffered a left shoulder injury, Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw is now set to make his 2019 debut in Los Angeles on Monday. Dodgers manager Dave Roberts announced Kershaw will be activated off the injured list and return to the hill for Los Angeles following two rehab starts in the minors. Los Angeles brought its ace along slowly in spring training after ...2019
  • • Clayton Kershaw to make another rehab start
    Clayton Kershaw will make another rehab start before being cleared to return to the big club. Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said on Saturday that Kershaw would make another rehab start but they are not sure yet whether it will be in Oklahoma City (Triple-A) or Tulsa (Double-A). Kershaw battled shoulder injuries in spring training, which led him to miss Opening Day and begin the season r...2019
  • • Dodgers manager provides update on Clayton Kershaw’s progress
    The Los Angeles Dodgers still have not set a target date for when Clayton Kershaw will return to the starting rotation, but it sounds like the left-hander continues to trend in the right direction. Kershaw made a rehab start at Triple-A Oklahoma City on Thursday night, and the velocity on his fastball hovered around 90 mph. Dodgers manager Dave Roberts described that on Friday as a “tick up” from ...2019
  • • Dave Roberts: Clayton Kershaw in ‘really good spot’ physically
    2019

Dave Roberts rumors, scandals

  • • Dodgers' Andrew Friedman doesn't believe Astros have been apologetic enough over sign-stealing scandal
    2020
  • • Hinch, Roberts address sign-stealing scandal
    2019
  • • Matt Kemp to appeal ‘shocking’ suspension
    Matt Kemp says he will appeal his one-game suspension.Kemp and Texas Rangers catcher Robinson Chirinos were suspended a game apiece for their role in a brawl during Wednesday’s game between their teams.Kemp was trying to score on a single to right field when he bulldozed Chirinos at the plate. Chirinos had a right to be in front of the plate because he was in possession of the ball. Kemp should no...2018
  • • Roberts receives votes of confidence from Dodgers GM, president
    The Los Angeles Dodgers sit at a shocking 16-26 following Wednesday’s 6-5 loss to the Miami Marlins. The struggling team’s sixth consecutive loss also means the Dodgers have now matched the worst start in franchise history. In fact, this season’s miserable start marks the earliest the Dodgers have been 10 games under .500 since 1929.The manner in which the Dodgers have inexplicably stumbled out of...2018

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