Tuesday, January 18, 2011
The Dodgers and Chad Billingsley have agreed to a deal. The Dodgers and pitcher Chad Billingsley avoid arbitration, and agree to a one-year pact. The deal is worth $6.275 million. Bills went 12-11 with a 3.57 era in 2010.
The Dodgers are reportedly close with their two other remaining arbitration-eligible players, first baseman James Loney and pitcher Hong-Chih Kuo. Kuo, who made $975,000 last season, is seeking $3.075 million, while the club filed at $2.55 million. Loney, who made $3.1 million last year, is asking for $5.25 million while the club filed at $4.7 million.
Dodgers Sign Gabe Kapler. The Dodgers have signed the 35 year-old journeyman to a minor-league contract, that includes an invitation to their major-league spring training camp.Kapler hit .210 with 2 homeruns and 14 rbi in 14 plate appearances in 2010.
Dodger Stadium Gets Supercross Makeover. AMA Monster Energy Supercross series takes over Dodger Stadium this Saturday at 7pm. Vin Scully Is My Homeboy has the pictures.