Thought to be a future closer, Cam Bedrosian has posted impressive numbers this season, which is why he's drawn a lot of deadline interest.
Los Angeles Teams
Jayson Stark ESPN Senior Writer
Rumblings of a big 3-team extravaganza brewing with the Dodgers, Reds & a mystery team. Jay Bruce would land in LA when the dust settles
Lineup: Dodgers (57-45) vs Rays (42-60)
- 1. Chase Utley, 2B (L)
- 2. Corey Seager, SS (L)
- 3. Justin Turner, 3B (R)
- 4. Adrian Gonzalez, 1B (L)
- 5. Howie Kendrick, LF (R)
- 6. Yasmani Grandal, C (S)
- 7. Andrew Toles, RF (L)
- 8. Joc Pederson, CF (L)
- 9. Kenta Maeda, RHP Daily notes
Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer
Yasiel Puig was not in the Dodgers' lineup and was not sent to the DL eight days after tweaking his hamstring at Washington. The Dodgers are currently carrying eight relievers, meaning that a short bench is even shorter with Puig's limbo status.
Lineup: Angels (46-56) vs. Red Sox (55-45)
- 1. Yunel Escobar, 3B (R)
- 2. Kole Calhoun, RF (L)
- 3. Mike Trout, CF (R)
- 4. Albert Pujols, DH (R)
- 5. Daniel Nava, LF (S)
- 6. Andrelton Simmons, SS (R)
- 7. Ji-Man Choi, 1B (S)
- 8. Carlos Perez, C (R)
- 9. Gregorio Petit, 2B (R)
- SP: Tim Lincecum, RHP Daily notes
Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer
Dodgers OF Trayce Thompson, on the DL with a back issue, expects to go on a minor league rehab assignment early next week. Thompson is now hitting off a tee and expects to take batting practice on the field Saturday.
The Dodgers, Nationals and Orioles have talked with the Reds about Jay Bruce, while the Giants and Mariners appear to be out of the running.
Mike Scioscia ve a David Ortiz en el Salón de la Fama
El manager de los Angels elogia al DH de los Medias Rojas, en su temporada de despedida. Leer
The Dodgers and Athletics have discussed a trade involving both left-hander Rich Hill and outfielder Josh Reddick, Buster Olney reports.
Tom Haberstroh, Ethan Stauss and BIG Wos do Tom's Trivia, discuss the future of Russell Westbrook and answer listener questions, plus Radio Ethan makes an appearance.
Expert picks: Bruce to the Dodgers?
Three of five ESPN baseball experts polled see Reds outfielder Jay Bruce being dealt to the Dodgers before the deadline. Trade deadline predictions (Insider)
The Trojans' athletic virtuoso finished 10th at the U.S. Olympic Trials in the long jump. Maybe he would have had a better chance in a different event.
Dorell Wright a good fit for Clippers?
Wright played sparringly for the Heat last year. In his most-recent full NBA season (2014-15), he shot 38 percent on 3-pointers for the Trail Blazers. Kevin Pelton believes the Clippers could use his shooting, especially if Paul Pierce retires. Pelton: 10 best free agents (Insider)
The market is open. NBA free-agency news is coming in fast. Stay up-to-date with the latest rumblings from around the league.
Déjà vu for the Angels
Thursday's 2-1 victory over Boston marked the first time Los Angeles walked off on an error while trailing since Opening Day 1984, which also ended in a 2-1 win against the Red Sox, ESPN Stats & Info notes.
With Chad Kelly, Baker Mayfield and Deshaun Watson all back, college football is loaded with quarterbacks. But which school has the best depth at the game's most important position?
Hanley Ramirez's throwing error to the plate on Daniel Nava's bases-loaded grounder allowed two runs to score, and the Angels walked off with a stunning 2-1 victory over the Red Sox.
Jared Goff has been anointed the Rams' franchise quarterback, but as players report for camp it's Case Keenum with a grasp on the starting job.
Don't forgot about the kicker, Rams
For as many close games as the Rams have a tendency to play, a strong, accurate field goal kicker could be the difference between their first winning season since 2003 or continued mediocrity, writes Nick Wagoner. Under-the-radar storylines
Chief baseball officer Joe Torre denied the Angels' formal protest of Raul Mondesi's controversial play in their Wednesday night loss to Kansas City.
The Cleveland Indians, New York Mets, Seattle Mariners and St. Louis Cardinals reportedly are interested in right-handed reliever Joe Smith.
Doc Rivers said that while he thinks Paul Pierce is "going back and forth" on whether he should retire, the Clippers have plans that would let Pierce walk away as a member of the Celtics.