The Dodgers acquired minor league outfielder Justin Ruggiano and cash considerations from the Seattle Mariners in exchange for cash or a player to be named later before the midnight waiver trade deadline Monday. Continue reading →
CINCINNATI — Alberto Callaspo, who was designated for assignment on Aug. 19, was released from his contract Thursday.
Callaspo had a .206 batting average with the Atlanta Braves when he was acquired in the Juan Uribe trade in May. He batted .260 with a .336 on-base percentage in 60 games with the Dodgers, mostly as a backup third baseman.
HOUSTON — The above image of Mike Fiers‘ glove, shown on TV during his no-hitter Friday, had people buzzing Saturday. The buzz was coming more from fans than the players who took part in the Dodgers’ 3-0 loss.