Kenta Maeda, Hideki Matsui to appear in MLB All-Star series

Baseball / MLB Oct 29, 2018

Kenta Maeda, Hideki Matsui to appear in MLB All-Star series

Los Angeles Dodgers right-hander Kenta Maeda was added Monday to the major league all-star team that will take on Samurai Japan next month, while former New York Yankees outfielder Hideki Matsui was named as a bench coach. With the number of players raised from 28 ...

Kenta Maeda flops in ninth as BoSox seize Game 4

Baseball / MLB Oct 28, 2018

Kenta Maeda flops in ninth as BoSox seize Game 4

Kenta Maeda was tasked with getting one out, but four ninth-inning runs scored before he could do so and it cost the Los Angeles Dodgers dearly in a 9-6 loss to the Boston Red Sox in World Series Game 4 on Saturday. The win gives ...

Dodgers place Kenta Maeda on paternity list

Baseball / MLB Jul 8, 2018

Dodgers place Kenta Maeda on paternity list

Right-hander Kenta Maeda was placed on the paternity list by the Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturday, a day after his wife gave birth to his second child, a son. Manager Dave Roberts said the 30-year-old is set to rejoin his teammates by Tuesday, and will ...

Kenta Maeda suffers fifth loss as Rockies beat Dodgers

Baseball / MLB Jul 1, 2018

Kenta Maeda suffers fifth loss as Rockies beat Dodgers

Kenta Maeda suffered his fifth loss of the season on Saturday after yielding three runs in a seven-inning outing in the Los Angeles Dodgers' 3-1 loss to the Colorado Rockies. Maeda (5-5) struck out nine but gave up three runs on five hits and two ...

Maeda set to return as Dodgers face Rangers

Baseball / MLB Jun 13, 2018

Maeda set to return as Dodgers face Rangers

Los Angeles Dodgers right-hander Kenta Maeda will be activated off the disabled list and make his next start Wednesday in the second game of an interleague series against the Texas Rangers, manager Dave Roberts announced Tuesday. Maeda was placed on the 10-day disabled list with ...

Yankees' Masahiro Tanaka joins three other Japanese pitchers on DL

Baseball / MLB Jun 10, 2018

Yankees' Masahiro Tanaka joins three other Japanese pitchers on DL

The New York Yankees said Saturday right-hander Masahiro Tanaka has been placed on the 10-day disabled list with mild strains in both hamstrings. Tanaka becomes the latest Japanese pitcher on MLB's disabled list, following Yu Darvish (Chicago Cubs, triceps tendonitis), Kenta Maeda (Los Angeles Dodgers, ...

Dodgers hurler Kenta Maeda placed on 10-day DL with hip strain

Baseball / MLB May 31, 2018

Dodgers hurler Kenta Maeda placed on 10-day DL with hip strain

Los Angeles Dodgers right-hander Kenta Maeda was placed on the 10-day disabled list Wednesday with a right hip strain. Maeda was removed from his start against the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday in the second inning and a subsequent MRI revealed the injury, sending him to ...

Kenta Maeda ready for fresh start with Dodgers

Baseball / MLB Mar 25, 2018

Kenta Maeda ready for fresh start with Dodgers

by Jim Allen

This spring has been a homecoming for pitcher Kenta Maeda, who will be back in the Los Angeles Dodgers rotation after spending time as a reliever last autumn. After a couple of limited stints in the bullpen during the season, Maeda was an effective short ...

Maeda to make spot start for Dodgers against Angels

Baseball / MLB Jun 25, 2017

Maeda to make spot start for Dodgers against Angels

Kenta Maeda will make a spot start on Tuesday against the Los Angeles Angels, to give the rotation an extra day of rest, Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said Saturday. Maeda made a spot start for the same purpose on June 18 and impressed, ...

Baseball / MLB Jun 16, 2017

Dodgers' Maeda returns to starting rotation

Los Angeles Dodgers right-hander Kenta Maeda will start on Sunday against the Cincinnati Reds and the rest of the rotation will all receive an extra day of rest, Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said Thursday. Maeda lost his spot in the starting rotation last week and ...