Tommy Lasorda, the Los Angeles Dodgers' Hall of Fame manager, appeared at Dodger Stadium on Saturday for the first time since suffering a mild heart attack while attending baseball's amateur draft on June 4 in New York.
Andre Ethier has agreed in principle to a five-year, $85 million contract extension that will keep him in town through at least the 2017 season, a source with knowledge of the situation confirmed Monday.
One day after coming off the 15-day disabled list, Los Angeles Dodgers center fielder Matt Kemp appeared to reinjure his left hamstring while scoring from first base Wednesday night against the Milwaukee Brewers.
Los Angeles Dodgers center fielder Matt Kemp will begin what is expected to be a two-game rehabilitation stint at Triple-A Albuquerque on Sunday in advance of what is expected to be his activation from the 15-day disabled list on Tuesday night.
Dodgers second baseman Mark Ellis was placed on the 15-day disabled list Saturday following emergency surgery to remove pressure on his left leg that will keep him hospitalized until the middle of next week.
Dodgers center fielder Matt Kemp hasn't been placed on the 15-day disabled list, a team spokesperson saying he was listed as day to day and officially available to pinch hit on Monday night against the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Matt Kemp left Sunday's game against the Colorado Rockies after grounding to shortstop to end the third inning, apparently with a recurrence of the tightness in his left hamstring that caused him to miss a start last weekend.