Maeda solid in debut

Mar 6, 2016

Maeda solid in debut

Kenta Maeda threw two scoreless innings in his debut with the Los Angeles Dodgers, striking out two and giving up one hit in a 7-2 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday. Maeda, who signed a $25 million, eight-year deal in January after eight ...

Maeda, rehabbing Ryu toss bullpen sessions

Feb 27, 2016

Maeda, rehabbing Ryu toss bullpen sessions

Kenta Maeda limited his third bullpen of the spring on Friday to 34 pitches as he threw alongside rehabbing lefty Ryu Hyu-jin at the Los Angeles Dodgers’ training camp. “Because I felt good throwing, I thought that’s enough,” said Maeda, who is trying to ...

Maeda likes moderate pace of MLB practices

Feb 21, 2016

Maeda likes moderate pace of MLB practices

Right-hander Kenta Maeda enjoyed the more moderate pace of his first American spring training on Saturday. “Because practice in Japan is exhausting, this is just right,” the former Hiroshima Carp ace said on the first day of workouts for the Los Angeles Dodgers’ pitchers ...

New Dodger Maeda has first workout

Feb 16, 2016

New Dodger Maeda has first workout

Kenta Maeda reported early to spring training, going through his first workout as a Los Angeles Dodger on Monday. “It’s a great environment,” Maeda said after arriving at the Dodgers’ spring facility. “It’s all finally starting to sink in. I want to do things ...

Feb 11, 2016

Dodgers' Maeda heads to Arizona for training camp

Kenta Maeda departed for the United States on Thursday to join spring camp with his new team, the Los Angeles Dodgers, and the right-hander was in a buoyant mood ahead of the new challenge. The camp will start on Feb. 20 in Glendale, Arizona, ...

Maeda signs with Dodgers

Jan 8, 2016

Maeda signs with Dodgers

The Dodgers opened their wallet to sign pitcher Kenta Maeda to an incentive-laden deal that could be worth $106.2 million if he stays healthy, a risk the team was willing to take despite knowing he has had elbow issues. After the $25 million, eight-year ...

Maeda to face multitude of adjustments in majors

Jan 6, 2016

Maeda to face multitude of adjustments in majors

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Although the contract Kenta Maeda is expected to complete in the coming days with the Los Angeles Dodgers is for eight years, it will likely be a bargain for a pitcher with such a solid track record in Nippon Professional Baseball. According to Joel ...

Dodgers reportedly to sign Maeda

Jan 1, 2016

Dodgers reportedly to sign Maeda

The Los Angeles Dodgers have agreed to sign Japanese right-hander Kenta Maeda, CBS Sports said on its website on Thursday. Details of Maeda’s agreement are not yet known, the report said, adding Maeda, posted by the Hiroshima Carp on Dec. 10, was still under ...

Dodgers reportedly leading chase for Maeda

Dec 23, 2015

Dodgers reportedly leading chase for Maeda

The Los Angeles Dodgers are the leading candidate to acquire Japanese right-hander Kenta Maeda this offseason, according to an MLB.com report Tuesday. Other teams expressed early interest in Maeda, notably two of the Dodgers’ National League West rivals, the Arizona Diamondbacks and San Francisco ...