The Los Angeles Dodgers have traded for left-handed pitcher of Arcadia, CA Rob Rasmussen from the Houston Astros in exchange for RHP John Ely.
Hard throwing rookie Rubby De La Rosa has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with inflammation in his right elbow.
Aaron Harang pitched six sharp innings, and Ryan Ludwick broke out of a slump with a go-ahead homer and Nick Hundley added a two-run shot in the San Diego Padres’ 7-2 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday.
Miguel Olivo, playing his first spring training game in almost three weeks, drove in two runs with a sharp single up the middle in the first inning and the Seattle Mariners beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 6-0 in a game between split squads Friday night.
Adrian Beltre went 1 for 3 in his spring debut and Josh Hamilton hit his first home run to power the Texas Rangers past the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-4 on Monday.