Andre Ethier

Maroon Madness Elite Eight: No. 1 James Harden vs. No. 2 Terrell Suggs

<b>Matchup:</b><p>In the first-round, James Harden and Terrell Suggs got through with over 85 percent of the vote going up against Jim Jeffcoat and Bob Horner, …

James Harden

Maroon Madness Sweet 16: No. 1 James Harden vs. No. 4 Andre Ethier

<b>The Matchup:</b> This Maroon Madness Sweet 16 matchup features two athletes who completely dominated the first round voting. James Harden won by …

Basketball

Notebook: Kemp's streak, Buehler update, looking for six from Kershaw

As Clayton Kershaw takes the mound Tuesday, another Dodger starter takes the mound about 45 miles away.<p>As Kershaw continues to build up in his return …

Los Angeles

Maroon Madness: No. 3 Andre Ethier vs. No. 6 Lionel Hollins

A pair of Sun Devil stars from different decades.<b>The Matchup:</b> This contest pits a couple of Sun Devils who had success numerous years apart from each …

Basketball

Hyun-Jin Ryu Pitches 7 Scoreless Innings in 4-0 Dodgers Victory Over Nationals

There might come a time this season when Hyun-Jin Ryu will be welcome to pitch the eighth inning. Or, frankly, there might not.<p>Ryu has not lasted …

Los Angeles

Hoornstra: 10 easily overlooked things to watch in baseball in 2018

Invisible tickets?<p>Invisible injuries?<p>Invisible free agents?<p>Baseball is changing in some important but imperceptible ways. As the 2018 season begins, …

Greg Holland highlights more than a dozen free agents still looking for work

There are going to be some veteran players forcibly retired, it seems.<b>SCOTTSDALE, Arizona</b> — We are five days from Opening Day. Teams, including the …

Baseball

Three MLB players poised for a bounce-back in 2018

Baseball is back! Mike Trout is 1-for-12! Franchy Cordero is carrying a 1.346 OPS! Life is weird, and spring training performance means very little, …

Baseball

Report: Bautista unhappy with offers, could choose to retire

Jose Bautista could reportedly be willing to walk away from baseball if he doesn't receive a contract offer that he feels he deserves.<p>The 37-year-old …

Baseball

Andre Ethier’s fashion fuels rumors of Angels signing

Former All-Star Andre Ethier fuels rumors that he’s signed with the Los Angeles Angeles of Anaheim following hat choice.<p>Former Los Angeles Dodgers …

Baseball

Which players are likely to get worse in 2018?

Every year we see a number of players break out, delivering numbers unlike anything they have accomplished in the past. Sometimes those breakouts can …

Baseball

Duda versus Hosmer — Why is this a comparison?

Inexplicably, comparisons between <b>Eric Hosmer</b> and <b>Lucas Duda</b> have lingered since late spring of 2017, with factions insisting that Duda is either …

Baseball

Andre Ethier Has Some Interesting Comments On His Future

A look back at Andre Ethier’s career is a beautiful portrait. Ethier played his entire twelve-year career in one uniform: Dodger blue. He was twice …

Baseball

Report: Ichiro still seeks MLB job, return to Japan unlikely

Ichiro Suzuki doesn't appear ready to hang up his cleats just yet.<p>The 44-year-old former MVP is still holding out hope for an MLB job, according to …

Baseball

Reminder: there are still over 60 free agents out there

Spring training games are starting today. Once they get going, teams begin to cut down players, ever so slowly, as they approach opening day.<p>In the …

Baseball

Agent speaks out on stagnant MLB free-agent market

In perhaps the greatest show of player unrest of the entire offseason, Brodie Van Wagenen — the co-head of CAA Baseball and one of the game’s most …

Major League Baseball

Dodgers Need to Bring These Two Vets Back Home in 2018

The Dodgers need to make two key additions to their bench for 2018 in my opinion. One hit .236 with eight homers in 127 games last season and just …

Baseball

Extension records: Cy Young winners, MVPs lead the way

We have already looked at the record-setting pre-arbitration and mid-arbitration extensions. Today, we’ll turn to those contracts that were struck …

Baseball

Where the Dodgers stand regarding the competitive balance tax after all the arbitration deals

The Dodgers signed deals with all seven remaining players eligible for salary arbitration on Friday, giving us a clearer picture of where the team …

Baseball

How the Los Angeles Dodgers lineup should look in 2018

Dave Roberts is pinned with an interesting task in 2018: find out how to juggle the deepest team in baseball. Luckily for the Los Angeles Dodgers, …

Baseball

Dodgers: MLB Comparisons for Some Current Top Prospects

The Dodgers have always had a knack for developing their own farm system into fan favorites and superstars. For some fans, it is hard to keep up with …

Baseball

Dodgers: Three new targets now that Giancarlo Stanton is off the table

Well, the New York Yankees just created the scariest power-hitting combo in Giancarlo Stanton and Aaron Judge. Now that Stanton is off to New York, …

Baseball

Dodgers: Under the Radar Prospects to Keep an Eye on in 2018

One thing many Dodger fans take pride in is home-grown talent. Fan favorites like Andre Ethier, Clayton Kershaw, Corey Seager and now Cody Bellinger …

Sports

Dodgers: The Next Generation of Dodgers’ Baseball

With Andre Ethier departing the lineup for 2018, the Dodgers now will only have one player from the 2008 roster. The next year is sure to usher in a …

Baseball

They Fell Short of A Title In 2017, But the Dodgers' Front Office Built a Juggernaut Made to Last

With apologies to the Houston Astros—who would be receiving this award had they not been so extensively feted elsewhere within the SI and …

Sports

As Usual, Pitching Gives Dodgers A Leg Up In 2018

Pitching is the world’s most precious resource. Not oil; pitching. It’s available in more inviting locales — Japan, the Dominican Republic, Dallas, to name three – the deployment of troops is rarely contemplated in quest of it, and most importantly to thousands of my close personal friends, the …

Yu Darvish

MLB Rumors: Multiple Teams Interested in Jake Arrieta

It has been a slow free agency period so far, but things are expected to pick up once the winter meetings take place next month in Orlando, Fla.<p>So …

Baseball

Report: Braves shopping 1B Matt Adams

According to Buster Olney of ESPN, the Braves are shopping Matt Adams to other teams in advance of Friday's non-tender deadline.<p>It's no surprise, as …

Shohei Ohtani

Andre Ethier Plans To Play In 2018

<b>2:16pm:</b> Ethier calls the retirement report <i>“totally untrue”</i> and says he’s preparing to play in 2018, Ken Gurnick of MLB.com tweets.<p><b>1:08pm:</b> Former …

Baseball

Andre Ethier Denies 'Totally Untrue' Report He Plans to Retire

Free-agent outfielder Andre Ethier has denied a report stating that he was planning to retire.<p>Ethier told Ken Gurnick of MLB.com that a report from FanRag Sports' Robert Murray stating he planned to call it a career is "totally untrue." Ethier added that his back is healthy and he's preparing to …

Baseball