Tuesday Aug 19
True Blue LA
Joc Pederson hits 30th homer, Julio Urias tosses a gem
Two of the Dodgers top prospects had great games on Monday as Joc Pederson moved ever closer to a 30 - 30 season and Julio Urias tossed 5 innings of 1 hit ball while striking out 9 Minor League Player of the Day - Julio Urias - 5 IP, 1 hit, 0 runs, 9 K's .
Indians: Former closer John Axford claimed off waivers by Pirates
The deposed closer, who lost his job shortly into the season, was claimed off waivers by the Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday.
Deep Left Field
The Bullpen Mafia: A Requiem
Apr 13, 2013; Cleveland, OH, USA; Cleveland Indians relief pitcher Chris Perez walks in the outfield with the rest of the bullpen after a 9-4 win over the Chicago White Sox at Progressive Field.
Los Angeles Times
Dodgers put reliever Chris Perez on DL, call up pitcher Carlos Frias
Not exactly, but the Dodgers made an interesting roster move Monday when they placed struggling reliever Chris Perez on the disabled list because of a sore ankle and called up starting pitcher Carlos Frias from triple-A Albuquerque.
Major League Baseball
Cards, Indians familiar trade partners
Justin Masterson is heading to the Cards, while ace Corey Kluber arrived in Cleveland via a three-way deal in '11.
Los Angeles Dodgers' 2014 Trade Deadline Need Lies in the Bullpen
There has been a lot of speculation about the possible acquisition of David Price from the Tampa Bay Rays or Jon Lester from the Boston Red Sox , but the Los Angeles Dodgers most pressing need is help in the bullpen.