Player Profiles

Dodgers 2014 profile: Javy Guerra


Javy Guerra faces an uphill battle in his campaign to win a roster spot with the Dodgers (or another team) this season, but he is focused on his goal.

Dodgers 2014 Profile: Dee Gordon


Gordon has played second, short and the outfield in preparing for his new role, a role he wants to play this year in Los Angeles

Dodgers 2014 profile: Hanley Ramirez


In 2013 Hanley Ramirez was the Dodgers' best hitter but was limited to just 86 games with various injuries. Simply put, the team is much better when he is on the field. Can he stay healthy enough...

Dodgers 2014 profile: Chone Figgins


Chone Figgins needs to show he can recover from a disastrous stint in Seattle and a year away from baseball in order to win a utility man job with the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Dodgers 2014 profile: Justin Turner


Utility infielder Justin Turner is one of two 29-year-old ex-Mets trying to make the Dodgers opening day roster.

Dodgers 2014 profile: Zach Lee


Lee is in his first big league camp after being named the Dodgers minor league pitcher of the year in 2013.

Dodgers 2014 profile: Nick Buss


A look at Nick Buss, the 27-year-old outfielder on the Dodgers 40-man roster.

Dodgers 2014 profile: Matt Magill


The right-hander hopes to make a bigger impression on the Dodgers in his second big league season.

Dodgers 2014 profile: Brandon League


Brandon League had a down year in 2013 and lost his closer role before the All-Star break. He starts 2014 much further down the Dodgers bullpen depth chart, looking to find his way back into...

Dodgers 2014 profile: Tim Federowicz


Will 2014 be the first year since 1993 when two catchers that debuted for the Dodgers are the only catchers to play for the team?


Dodgers 2014 profile: Chris Withrow


A look at the right-handed reliever, who made a splash in his first big league season in 2013.

Dodgers 2014 profile: Joc Pederson


An 11th round draft pick in 2010, Joc Pederson has done nothing but perform well as he advanced up to AA in 2013. Now, he waits and plays in the minors in 2014 knowing he could be next in the...

Chris Reed, finding the slider


The 2011 first-round pick has pitched in Double-A Chattanooga since June 2012.

Mike Baxter, outfield insurance


Mike Baxter, who the Dodgers claimed off waivers from the Mets on Oct. 17, might be sixth or so on the Dodgers outfield depth chart, but could still see time in the majors this season.

Dodgers 2014 profile: Yimi Garcia


Yimi Garcia has had a rapid rise through the Dodgers farm system since he was signed out of the Dominican Republic in 2009. Even though a setback has derailed his spring training, he figures to...

Jamey Wright found a home in the bullpen


Jamey Wright has been pitching the best ball of his career in his late 30s, finding a niche in the bullpen after years as a starter. He comes into camp with his first major league deal since 2005.

2014 Dodger profile: Alex Guerrero


The Dodgers would love a little bit of fielding like Alex Cora and some hitting like Pedro Guerrero from their new second baseman. But for now, questions dominate the Dodgers top off-season pick up.

Paco Rodriguez looking for better finish to 2014


After fading down the stretch and in the playoffs in 2013, Dodgers left-handed reliver Paco Rodriguez looks to rebound in 2014.

2014 Dodgers profile: Matt Kemp

After five disabled list trips in two seasons, the Dodgers center fielder just wants to be healthy upon his return in 2014.

Chris Perez, new team, new role


In the last four seasons, Chris Perez has saved 123 games, 6th best in the majors. However, he won't be closer with the Dodgers but he is ready to do what he can to help the team.

Miguel Olivo, seeking a role back in majors


Olivo had 830 plate appearances in 2011-2012 but after a disappointing 2013 season looks for another opportunity to play in majors

Seth Rosin faces many hurdles to make team


Acquired in a Rule 5 trade with the Mets, Rosin will have to make 25-man roster or be offered back to the Phillies

J.P. Howell, taking on all batters


After a successful first season with the Dodgers, Howell signed a 2-year deal

Carl Crawford, up to speed?


The 2014 profile for Dodgers outfielder Carl Crawford, looking to remain healthy and a return to the speed game that made him such a valuable player in Tampa Bay.

Dodgers 2014 profile: Scott Van Slyke


Scott Van Slyke enters Spring Training in a bit of a different position than last year, and could be the primary power bat on the bench for the Dodgers in 2014.

Josh Beckett player profile, comeback from surgery


Josh Beckett looks to rebound from a somewhat unusual surgery and provide uncommon depth as the fifth starter.

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