Dodgers Plan to Honor Andre Ethier

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The Los Angeles Dodgers will celebrate the 12-year career of Andre Ethier and honor him with a pregame retirement ceremony on Friday, August 3 prior to their 7:10 p.m. game against the Houston Astros, the team announced Wednesday afternoon.

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Matt Kemp Earns Dodgers’ 2018 Heart & Hustle Award

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The Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association on Tuesday afternoon announced Matt Kemp as the Los Angeles Dodgers 2018 Heart and Hustle Award winner. This esteemed award honors active players who demonstrate a passion for the game of baseball and best embody the values, spirit and traditions of the game. The Heart and Hustle Award is also the only award in Major League Baseball that is voted on by former players.

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Matt Kemp, Kenley Jansen Selected to 2018 National League All-Star Squad

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Major League Baseball announced on Sunday afternoon that right-handed pitcher Kenley Jansen and outfielder Matt Kemp were named to the National League All-Star team, which will be managed by Dodgers‘ skipper Dave Roberts. Jansen, who was selected via player balloting, and Kemp, who was a fan-elected starter, will both be making their third All-Star appearance. Major League Baseball’s 89th All-Star Game presented will be played on Tuesday, July 17 at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C. and will be televised nationally on FOX.

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Dodgers, Reds Complete Four-Player Trade

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The Dodgers got the ball rolling during early trade season on Wednesday afternoon, acquiring right-handed pitcher Dylan Floro, minor-league right-handed pitcher Zach Neal and international signing bonus pool space from the Cincinnati Reds in exchange for minor league right-handed pitchers James Marinan and Aneurys Zabala.

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Dodgers Reinforce Bullpen with Liberatore & Venditte

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The never ending rotating arms traveling from the DL to the Dodgers to Oklahoma City and back again continues. On Friday night, the Dodgers announced that switch-pitcher Pat Venditte and left handed Adam Liberatore were recalled from Triple-A Oklahoma City, Brock Stewart was optioned back to OKC, and Dennis Santana was placed on the 10-Day disabled list retroactive to June 5.

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Dodgers Recall Pedro Baez & Edward Paredes

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Ahead of the series finale in Pittsburgh, the Los Angeles Dodgers on Thursday morning recalled right-handed pitcher Pedro Baez and left-handed pitcher Edward Paredes from Triple-A Oklahoma City. To create room on the active roster, the Dodgers placed left-handed reliever Tony Cingrani on the 10-day disabled list with a left shoulder strain and optioned left-handed pitcher Caleb Ferguson back to OKC.

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Dodgers 2018 Draft: Highlights from Day 3

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The Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday evening announced their final 30 picks from the third day of the 2018 Draft.

The Dodgers made 40 overall picks in this year’s draft, selecting 19 pitchers (13 right-handers, six left-handers), 13 outfielders, five infielders and three catchers. Of the 21 drafted position players, 10 are right-handed hitters, 10 are left-handed hitters and one is a switch-hitter. Thirty-three were selected from the college ranks while seven were drafted out of high school.

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Dodgers Promote Caleb Ferguson to Majors, Option Pedro Baez to OKC

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The Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday afternoon selected the contract of left-handed pitcher Caleb Ferguson from Triple-A Oklahoma City, with the youngster slated to make his big league debut with a start against the Pirates.

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Dodgers 2018 Draft: Highlights from Day 2

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The Dodgers on Tuesday announced their eight selections from the second day of the 2018 Draft, picking Hofstra University left-handed pitcher John Rooney (third round), Clear Falls (TX) High School right-hander Braydon Fisher (fourth round), University of Louisville infielder Devin Mann (fifth round), University of New Orleans left-hander Bryan Warzek (sixth round), Sacramento State outfielder James Outman (seventh round), University of Kentucky second baseman Luke Heyer (eighth round), North Carolina State University outfielder Josh McLain (ninth round) and University of Florida infielder Deacon Liput (10th round).

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Dodgers Select Pitcher J.T. Ginn with 30th Pick of 2018 MLB Draft

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The Los Angeles Dodgers on Monday night selected right-handed pitcher J.T. Ginn with their first pick (30th overall) in the 2018 First-Year Player Draft out of Brandon High School in Mississippi.

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