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Dodgers sign Travis d’Arnaud to make up for right-handed bat imbalance

Travis d’Arnaud, the Dodgers’ newest catcher, walked into in the visitors’ clubhouse at Petco Park five minutes before 11 a.m. Sunday. He was fitted for a cap and a batting helmet. He introduced himself to unfamiliar people and greeted a few familiar ones. Austin Barnes, the Dodgers’ starting... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-05-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Russell Martin's return might help Austin Barnes as much as the Dodgers

Rich Hill wasn’t the only veteran member of the Dodgers battery to return from the injured list Sunday. Catcher Russell Martin made his first start since being sidelined April 10 because of lower-back inflammation, an addition that will reduce fellow catcher Austin Barnes’ playing time but should... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-04-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Dodgers' Cody Bellinger hits a grand slam, bullpen dodges danger in win over Giants

The Dodgers had some decisions to make for their starting lineup against left-hander Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday night. Would they start Max Muncy or David Freese at first base? Should Austin Barnes or Russell Martin start behind the plate? And what about the batting... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-04-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Austin Barnes ignites Dodgers rally in 11-4 rout over Mets

For the first time in four months, Austin Barnes was permitted a free trip around the bases, but his expression revealed little as he circled them. He clenched his jaw and tilted his chin toward his chest. A ballpark awakened around him, as Barnes revived the offense in the third inning of an... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-09-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Dodgers cash in gamble by Austin Barnes

The Dodgers slumbered through half the game, awakening with a bolt of energy that revitalized the fans and players within the grand old ballpark. The Dodgers were three outs from winning a three-game series in which two of the opposing starters were Max Scherzer and Stephen Strasburg. They were... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-04-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Austin Barnes could be Dodgers' primary catcher in playoffs

On the day after the Dodgers clinched a postseason berth, their manager did not rule out the possibility that Austin Barnes could be their primary catcher in the playoffs. The Dodgers have used Barnes to spell Yasmani Grandal against left-handers this season. But Barnes has been more effective... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-09-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Dodgers backup Austin Barnes could see more time at catcher as playoffs approach

On Thursday night, in the midst of a blowout loss to Colorado, Yasmani Grandal mishandled a pitch from Brock Stewart and let it drift behind him. A run scored, and Grandal was charged with his 15th passed ball in 2017. He leads all catchers in the majors in that category. A day later, Austin... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-09-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Justin Turner grand slam pushes Dodgers past Rangers, 5-4

AT THE PLATE: Justin Turner hit a grand slam to power the Dodgers again. He is hitting .600 in the Cactus League, with eight runs batted in. "Offensively, defensively, he's just consistent," Manager Dave Roberts said. Charlie Culberson ended the game with a walkoff single to drive in Austin... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-03-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Dodgers win a pair of split squad games against the Cubs and Mariners

Dodgers 6, Chicago Cubs 5 Dodgers 8, Seattle 4 (10 innings) AT THE PLATE: The Dodgers beat the Cubs by scoring twice in the bottom of the ninth — on a game-tying walk with the bases loaded, then a walk-off walk. Austin Barnes, the third catcher on a team that might carry only two catchers, hit... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Dodgers place Enrique Hernandez on DL, call up Austin Barnes

It's official now: Enrique Hernandez will out more than a few days with his strained hamstring. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2015-09-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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