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Old Friends

A look back at former Dodgers in their new homes.

True Blue LA welcomes new staff members

Announcing seven new members of the True Blue LA staff, including four returnees.

Welcome back, Ryan Walton

Ryan Walton is back to write about the Dodgers for True Blue LA

Alanna Rizzo a part of MLB’s first all-female broadcast crew

Former Dodgers reporter will be one of five women on YouTube’s Orioles-Rays game of the week, the first all-female broadcast team in Major League Baseball history.

McGee heads to SF on reported 2-year deal

Former Dodgers reliever Jake McGee has a new home, signing a free agent contract with the Giants worth a reported $hit 7 million over two years.

Joc Pederson is off to Chicago

Joc Pederson leaves the Dodgers after 11 years in the organization, signing a free agent deal with the Chicago Cubs, per multiple reports.

Alanna Rizzo leaves the Dodgers

Alanna Rizzo, who reported for the Dodgers for SportsNet LA since 2014, will leave for personal reasons, after seven seasons.

Kiké Hernández heads to Boston

The extremely versatile Kiké Hernández has found a new home, signing a free agent contract with the Boston Red Sox, after six years with the Dodgers.

Alex Wood signs one-year deal with Giants

Former Dodgers left-hander Alex Wood signed a one-year deal with the Giants.

Báez finds 2-year deal with Astros

Longtime Dodgers reliever Pedro Báez has agreed to a two-year free agent contract with the Astros.

A legend steps away from the beat

Longtime Dodgers beat writer Ken Gurnick, whose first year covering the team was in 1982, announced his retirement on Monday.

Ross Stripling talks about getting traded

Now Blue Jays pitcher Ross Stripling on his podcast this week talked about his experience getting traded by the Dodgers.

Puig reportedly finds a home with Braves

Former Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig has reportedly signed with the Atlanta Braves.

Manny Machado remains in division, signs with Padres

Though he wasn’t expected to return to LA, it looks as if Machado will be making his return to Dodger Stadium in 2019. However, he won’t be suiting up for LA.

2018 Dodgers Review: Alex Wood

Former Dodger left-hander did not recapture his All-Star form but was second on the team with 151⅔ innings pitched

Yasiel Puig’s most memorable moments as a Dodger

A look back on Yasiel Puig’s most memorable moments as a Dodger.

Dodgers trade Wilmer Font to A’s for LHP Logan Salow

The Dodgers traded Wilmer Font to the A’s and received minor league pitcher Logan Salow, a 2017 draftee.

Jesus Liranzo claimed off waivers by Pirates

RHP’s Dodgers tenure lasted all of three days

Thompson claimed off waivers by Yankees

Former Dodgers outfielder Trayce Thompson was claimed off waivers by the Yankees.

Cory Mazzoni’s Dodgers tenure lasted 3 days

The Dodgers lost pitcher Cory Mazzoni off waivers to the Cubs on Friday, just three days after claiming him off waivers from Chciago.

Old friend alerts

By my count there are at least 28 former Dodgers as non-roster invitees around baseball this spring.

Watson headed to San Francisco

Former Dodgers relief pitcher Tony Watson reportedly has reached agreement on a multi-year contract with the San Francisco Giants.

Darvish gets reported 6 years, $126 million from Cubs

Former Dodgers pitcher Yu Darvish has a reported six-year, $126 million free agent deal with the Cubs.

Granderson lands in Toronto

Curtis Granderson, who was acquired by the Dodgers for the final six weeks of the 2017 season, has signed a one-year free agent contract with the Blue Jays pending a physical, per reports.

Adrian Gonzalez headed to Mets

Former Dodgers first baseman Adrian Gonzalez, traded to the Braves and released in December, signed as a free agent with the Mets.

2017 review: Jason Wheeler

Jason Wheeler pitched for three major league organizations in 2017, including a month-long stint with the Dodgers which included 16 days on the 40-man roster and four games pitched between Double-A & Triple-A

Charlie Culberson: Dodgers ‘made us feel like family’

Part of Saturday’s five-player trade between the Dodgers and Braves, Charlie Culberson thanked the Dodgers and their fans for his two years in Los Angeles.

Adrian Gonzalez waives no-trade clause, says goodbye

Facing a reduced role with the Dodgers, first baseman Adrian Gonzalez waived his no-trade clause to facilitate the deal with the Braves, and will be a free agent.

Juan Castro leaves Dodgers coaching staff

LA has 2 coaching staff vacancies to fill, plus other winter meetings notes on Yu Darvish, Corey Seager and more.

Brandon Morrow headed to Cubs

Former Dodgers relief pitcher Brandon Morrow has a reported two-year free agent contract with the Cubs plus an option for 2020.

2017 review: Chris Heston

Pitcher Chris Heston was in the Dodgers’ organization for 12 days in 2017 and pitched once for Triple-A Oklahoma City. A look back at his season, which included pitching for three organizations.

2017 review: Darin Ruf

A look back at the 2017 for Darin Ruf, which began with the Dodgers but he left to join a team in Korea at the start of spring training.

Phillies hire Kapler to manage

Dodgers director of player development Gabe Kapler has left to become the manager of the Phillies. Kapler, 42, was a finalist for the Dodgers managerial opening after the 2015 season, that went to Dave Roberts.