Tag:Andre Ethier
Posted on: May 18, 2010 2:42 pm

Report: NL Triple Crown leader Ethier to DL

Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Andre Ethier is expected to land on the 15-day disabled list, MLB.com is reporting.

Ethier broke his right pinkie during batting practice on Saturday. His finger was placed in a splint on Sunday.

Ethier leads the National League in the Triple Crown categories. The right fielder is tops in batting (.392) and RBI (38) and is tied with Arizona's Kelly Johnson in homers (11).

Posted on: February 17, 2009 1:14 pm

Dodgers, Andre Ethier Avoid Arb

According to Joel Sherman of the New York Post, the Dodgers avoided arbitration with outfielder Andre Ethier by signing him at $3.1MM for '09.  He can earn another $100K in incentives.  If Ethier gets those incentives he'll be at the midpoint of the two submissions.  Perhaps the deal will help Corey Hart and Josh Willingham come to terms.

Category: MLB
Posted on: February 16, 2009 8:50 pm

Dodgers, Ethier Headed To Arb Hearing?

As MLB.com's Ken Gurnick reports, the Dodgers and outfielder Andre Ethier are on the eve of an arbitration hearing.  The two sides have less than 24 hours to work out a deal, and it doesn't look promising.

"There's no way to handicap it," general manager Ned Colletti said Monday afternoon. "The time is right to do it when both sides can't agree. We've tried to avoid it and we will the next 24 hours. We all love Andre. He was the first player I traded for when I came here."

Ethier asked for $3.75MM and the Dodgers offered $2.65MM back when figures were due.  The 26-year-old hit .305/.375/.510 with 20 home runs and 77 RBI last season.

Category: MLB
Posted on: February 14, 2009 2:21 pm
Edited on: February 14, 2009 3:25 pm

Hart, Ethier Likely Headed To Arb Hearing

2:19pm: Adam McCalvy at MLB.com mentions an interesting parallel to the arbitration situation with Corey Hart.

Andre Ethier is expected to go to an arbitration hearing on Tuesday, the day before Hart's hearing is scheduled. The numbers in Ethier's case are very similar, the outfielder having asked for $3.75 million while the Dodgers offered $2.65 million.

The outcome of the Ethier case may be indicative of what to expect for Hart.

11:15am: Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel writes the Brewers and Corey Hart will likely be headed to an arbitration hearing. Says assistant general manager Gord Ash, "We're still where we were, with a case on Wednesday."

Haudricourt's got the numbers, too: "In his first year of salary arbitration eligibility, Hart filed for $3.8 million. The club offered him $2.7 million. Hart made $444,000 last season."

Posted on: February 12, 2009 7:07 pm
Edited on: February 12, 2009 8:57 pm

Ethier Likely Headed To Arbitration

According to Tony Jackson of the Los Angeles Daily News, "it now appears that an arbitration hearing is all but inevitable for Andre Ethier."

Ethier's hearing is currently scheduled for Tuesday, February 17.  He requested $3.75MM and the Dodgers countered with a $2.65MM bid back when figures were due.  Jackson notes that the Dodgers have won their last two arbitration cases, with Eric Gagne in 2004 and Joe Beimel in 2007.

Posted on: January 30, 2009 10:26 pm
Edited on: January 31, 2009 12:48 am

Ethier's Arbitration Hearing Date Is Set

Tony Jackson of the Los Angeles Daily News reports that Andre Ethier's arbitration hearing is scheduled for February 17.

As Jackson writes, "that should give the sides plenty of time to reach an agreement and avoid a hearing, but you never know."  Ethier and his representatives have asked for $3.75MM, while the Dodgers submitted a $2.65MM bid.  He is the team's only pending arbitration case.

Category: MLB
Posted on: November 14, 2008 2:03 pm
Edited on: November 14, 2008 2:20 pm

Baseball Blogs Weigh In: Sabathia, Yankees, Pirate

Let's take a look at what is being written in the Blogosphere...

  • MetsBlog feels the reported interest in C.C. Sabathia is overblown. Rather, they see the Mets waiting for Sabathia to sign before making a move of their own for starting pitching.
  • River Ave. Blues still sees the Yankees pursuing Mark Teixeira or Adam Dunn, even with the acquisition of Nick Swisher.
  • Where have you gone, Andy Van Slyke speculates on what the Pirates will do this winter while finding humor in this recent quote from the Buccos' GM: "we'd love to upgrade the offense, upgrade our pitching, and rebuild the bench."
  • MVN Outsider takes the role of Andrew Friedman in their "Being the GM" series and proposes three moves for the Rays including trading Andy Sonnanstine and Chad Bradford for Andre Ethier.
  • With the Rays likely to trade pitching this winter, Rays Prospects takes a closer look at how the starting pitchers throughout the organization performed in 2008. Sonnanstine was clearly a better pitcher than Edwin Jackson.
  • Pinstripes Published has started a series looking at some of the cheaper alternatives that can be found in the free agent market. First up, starting pitchers.
  • Ump Bump is taking a look at what each team needs this offseason. They have already gone through eight teams including the Yankees, Red Sox, Cubs and Phillies.

Cork Gaines writes for RaysIndex.com and can be reached here (cork@raysindex.com).

Posted on: July 29, 2008 2:49 pm
Edited on: July 29, 2008 11:05 pm

Manny Ramirez Rumors: Tuesday

9:55pm: Jayson Stark attempts to douse the Manny flames, getting denials (again) from the Dodgers and Phillies.

8:39pm: Ken Davidoff says the Teixeira deal makes a Manny trade more difficult, since that's one less option for Boston to replace Ramirez's bat.  The Red Sox will keep trying nonetheless.

6:52pm: Jon Heyman says the Phillies might be the frontrunner for Manny.  Ramirez will want his $20MM options eliminated upon a trade.

The Dodgers are also involved, with the Marlins surfacing as a longshot.

3:07pm: Ken Rosenthal says the Dodgers are not pursuing Ramirez or Teixeira.  So, conflicting reports again.  The Dodgers are also not interested in Adam Everett and unlikely to acquire Jack Wilson.

Joe Christensen agrees that Everett isn't happening, and notes that the Dodgers once had Ronny Cedeno on their list.

2:36pm: Joel Sherman of the New York Post has the Dodgers in the lead for Manny.  The Red Sox would eat most or all of the $7MM remaining on Ramirez's deal, and then receive a player like Matt Kemp or Andre Ethier.  Such a deal would enable the Sox to enter the Mark Teixeira bidding.

Sherman also talked to one NL exec who believes the Dodgers might instead acquire Brian Roberts, pushing Jeff Kent into a utility role and leaving the shortstop problem unresolved.

1:05pm: Looks like Manny's going to need his own post, after all.  Earlier today, Dan Graziano said the Mets are still in on Ramirez despite the denials.  Now SI.com's Jon Heyman adds that the Dodgers are showing interest.  The talks are still in their infancy, and keep in mind that the Dodgers do not want to add payroll.

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