A.J. Ellis C LAD 2 months ago

Ellis signed a one-year, $4.5 million contract with the Dodgers on Wednesday, avoiding arbitration, Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reports.

A.J. Ellis C LAD 4 months ago

Ellis is not in the lineup for Game 2 of the Dodgers' NLDS matchup with the Mets.

A.J. Ellis C LAD 5 months ago

Ellis went 1-for-2 with a solo home run and a walk in a 2-0 win over Colorado on Wednesday.

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A.J. Ellis C LAD 5 months ago

Ellis made his third start in four games Tuesday against the Giants and went 2-for-4 to raise his like to .238/.364/.381.

A.J. Ellis C LAD 6 months ago

Los Angeles Dodgers catcher A.J. Ellis was reinstated from the 15-day disabled list Tuesday after recovering from a knee injury. Ellis missed the minimum 15 days due to inflammation in his right knee and will resume his role as the backup to catcher Yasmani Grandal.

A.J. Ellis C LAD 7 months ago

The Los Angeles Dodgers placed catcher A.J. Ellis on the disabled list Monday because of a knee injury, according to ESPN Los Angeles. Austin Barnes was recalled from Triple-A Oklahoma City to replace Ellis on the active roster.

A.J. Ellis C LAD 7 months ago

Ellis homered on Sunday, marking the second time in as many starts that he's gone deep.

Yep, A.J. Ellis, power hitter. All jokes aside, Ellis is 10 for his last 25 as manager Don Mattingly continues to mix him in about twice a week in order to keep All-Star catcher Yasmani Grandal fresh. Ellis could be worth a spot as a #2 catcher in NL-only formats.

A.J. Ellis C LAD 9 months ago

Ellis is out of the lineup Sunday against the Padres.

Ellis started Saturday's game after Yasmani Grandal was placed on the 7-day concussion DL, but will take a seat Sunday afternoon. Austin Barnes, who will be making his Major League debut, will man the backstop in his stead.

A.J. Ellis C LAD 10 months ago

Ellis (hand) is available off the bench Thursday, the Los Angeles Times' Dylan Hernandez reports.

He left Wednesday's game with a minor hand injury, but was able to throw before Thursday's game and should be back behind the dish for the Dodgers sometime in the near future. Yasmani Grandal will get the start Thursday.

A.J. Ellis C LAD 10 months ago

Ellis' x-rays were negative after he left Wednesday's game with a hand injury, Eric Stephen of True Blue LA reports.

Consider him day-to-day. The x-rays will be further evaluated this week, but for now it appears any sort of major injury was avoided. He's likely day-to-day pending further examination.