Pollock to undergo surgery for infection in right elbow

Baseball 05/01/19, 19:45

Los Angeles Dodgers center fielder A.J. Pollock will need surgery because of an infection in his surgically repaired right elbow.Manager Dave Roberts says Pollock will undergo the operation on Thursday. Roberts had no timeline on how long Pollock will be sidelined but acknowledged "it's going to be a little bit." ...

Leading off: Pollock ponders surgery, Gonzales starts fast

Sports 04/30/19, 20:45

A look at what's happening around the majors Wednesday:POLLOCK'S PROBLEMThe Los Angeles Dodgers say center fielder A.J. Pollock might need surgery because of an infection in his surgically repaired right elbow. The NL champions put the former All-Star and Gold Glove winner on the injured list before Tuesday night's game ...

Dodgers OF A.J. Pollock may need surgery on infected elbow

Sports 04/30/19, 20:02

The Los Angeles Dodgers say center fielder A.J. Pollock might need surgery because of an infection in his surgically repaired right elbow.The NL champions put Pollock on the injured list before Tuesday night's game in San Francisco.The former All-Star and Gold Glove winner met with doctors in Los Angeles earlier ...

Dodgers tie MLB home HRs record in 3-2 win over Reds

Baseball 04/17/19, 16:59

A.J. Pollock hit a three-run homer in the sixth inning, and the Los Angeles Dodgers tied the major league record by homering in their 32nd consecutive home game during a 3-2 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Wednesday.Pollock broke open a scoreless game when he connected off Sonny Gray (0-3). ...

Diamondbacks INF Lamb to miss 6 weeks with quad injury

Baseball 04/05/19, 16:51

Arizona Diamondbacks infielder Jake Lamb is expected to be sidelined for about six weeks after straining his left quadriceps while running out a double this week.Lamb pulled up short at second base in the ninth inning of a 4-1 loss at San Diego on Wednesday. An MRI the next day ...

Pollock, Dodgers rally in eighth to beat Diamondbacks 8-7

Baseball 03/31/19, 19:03

A.J. Pollock hit a key two-run double during an eighth-inning rally to help the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 8-7 on Saturday.Pollock tied it at 7 with a shot down the line against Yoshihisa Hirano and advanced to third when right fielder Adam Jones misplayed it. Pollock, a ...

Kelly’s hit ends D-backs’ 13-inning win over Dodgers, 5-4

Baseball 03/30/19, 03:23

Pinch-hitter Carson Kelly delivered an RBI double in the 13th inning, and the Arizona Diamondbacks won the longest regular-season game in Dodger Stadium history, 5-4 over Los Angeles.Pinch-hitter Christian Walker hit a tying three-run homer in the seventh for the Diamondbacks, who persevered to win a 6-hour, 5-minute marathon that ...

National League West capsules

Baseball 03/22/19, 14:04

Capsules of National League West teams, listed in order of finish last year:___Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu delivers in the first inning of a spring training baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers Thursday, March 21, 2019, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)2018: 92-71, first place, lost to Boston ...

Spring stars: Mets’ Alonso, Indians’ Bieber, Cards’ Hudson

Sports 03/21/19, 14:40

A weekly look at some of the standout players during spring training, with statistics through exhibition games played on Wednesday:PETE ALONSO, NEW YORK METS, 1B: The power-hitting prospect has made a strong case to open the season with the Mets after batting .360 with four homers and nine RBIs in ...

Pollock settling in nicely with new Dodgers teammates

Baseball 02/27/19, 16:31

Hanging out in shallow left field with alpha teammate Justin Turner, young star Corey Seager and manager Dave Roberts, the assimilation of Los Angeles Dodgers newcomer A.J. Pollock continued Wednesday morning.Amid Turner's easygoing banter and Roberts' warmth and wisdom, Pollock is increasingly comfortable in Dodger Blue after spending the past ...

After veteran salaries drop, baseball players want change

Baseball 02/20/19, 16:18

While Manny Machado agreed to a pending $300 million, 10-year contract with San Diego and Bryce Harper is likely to top Giancarlo Stanton's record $325 million, 13-year deal, many less-than-superstar veterans have been routed on the free-agent market.Of the 111 announced agreements among the 164 players who exercised their free-agency ...

Diamondbacks prepare for life without Goldschmidt

Baseball 02/08/19, 13:29

For the first time in years, the Arizona Diamondbacks begin spring training without Paul Goldschmidt as the quiet, powerful anchor of the team.A.J. Pollock and Patrick Corbin won't be there, either.Times are changing for the Diamondbacks, who have significant holes to fill, to say the least."I feel like it's going ...

NL West teams at the start of spring training

Baseball 02/08/19, 12:51

A team-by-team look at the National League West entering spring training, including key players each club acquired and lost, and dates of the first workout for pitchers and catchers, and the full squad:___Los Angeles DodgersManager: Dave Roberts (fourth season).2018: 92-71, first place, lost to Boston in World Series.Training Town: Glendale, ...

source: Pollock agrees to $55M, 4-year deal with Dodgers

Baseball 01/24/19, 18:56

The Dodgers have landed a right-handed hitter to complement their deep, left-handed heavy lineup in free-agent outfielder A.J. Pollock.Pollock and Los Angeles agreed to a $55 million, four-year contract, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Thursday because the agreement ...

Dodgers’ Ryu only player to accept $17.9M qualifying offer

Baseball 11/12/18, 18:23

Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu was the only player to accept among the seven given $17.9 million qualifying offers by their former teams on Nov. 2.Ryu accepted the offer before Monday's deadline and is considered a signed player. He is just the sixth to accept among the 80 qualifying ...

Kershaw gets $93M deal, leaving Harper, Machado atop market

Baseball 11/02/18, 20:06

Washington outfielder Bryce Harper and Boston closer Craig Kimbrel were among just seven free agents who received $17.9 million qualifying offers from their former clubs Friday, when Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw agreed to a $93 million, three-year contract rather than test the market.Left-handers Patrick Corbin (Arizona) Dallas Keuchel ...

Diamondbacks drop Dodgers to second in NL West with 7-2 win

Sports 09/27/18, 01:12

A.J. Pollock hit a three-run homer and the Arizona Diamondbacks dropped Los Angeles to second place in the NL West with a 7-2 win over the Dodgers on Wednesday night.The Dodgers (88-71) rallied to tie Arizona in the ninth inning Tuesday night, only to have Eduardo Escobar hit a walkoff ...

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