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, ...

Jan 30, 2016

Road renamed in broadcaster Scully's honor

Driving to Dodger Stadium? From now on, take Vin Scully Avenue. A road leading to the ballpark is being renamed in honor of the famed announcer, who is set to begin his 67th season with the Dodgers. The 88-year-old Scully has said this is ...

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 ...

Iwakuma says Dodgers reneged on offer

Dec 19, 2015

Iwakuma says Dodgers reneged on offer

Throughout Hisashi Iwakuma’s free agency, the Seattle Mariners remained in contact, and the team moved swiftly when the pitcher unexpectedly became available again. How quick? Less than 48 hours after finding out Iwakuma was back on the market, the Mariners completed a deal with ...

Dec 15, 2015

Maeda lands in Los Angeles

Hiroshima Carp ace Kenta Maeda arrived in Los Angeles on Monday as he attempts to move to the major leagues through the posting system. The 27-year-old right-hander, who was posted by the Carp on Dec. 10 after winning his second Sawamura Award as Japan’s ...

Iwakuma poised to join Dodgers

Dec 7, 2015

Iwakuma poised to join Dodgers

The Los Angeles Dodgers have agreed to a three-year contract with free agent right-hander Hisashi Iwakuma, U.S. media reported on Sunday. According to both CBS Sports and NBC Sports, Iwakuma, pending completion of a physical, is set to sign with the Dodgers, who recently ...