Chris Heisey OF LAD 3 days ago

Heisey has been optioned to Triple-A Oklahoma City after spending one day on the roster, Bill Plunkett of the Orange County Register reports.

Heisey got the start Tuesday and went 0-for-2 with a walk. Barring any injuries or trades, he'll likely be down for a while.

Chris Heisey OF LAD 4 days ago

Heisey will start in center field and bat sixth Wednesday against the Giants, Dylan Hernandez of the Los Angeles Times reports.

Heisey joined the team in San Francisco on Tuesday and was officially recalled Wednesday, as expected. He replaced reliever Adam Liberatore on the active roster. Joc Pederson will head to the bench against lefty Madison Bumgarner, affording Heisey an opportunity to start in his Dodgers debut, but his tenure with the big club may be short barring a trade.

Chris Heisey OF LAD 4 days ago

Heisey was was recalled from Triple-A Oklahoma City on Wednesday.

With both Yasiel Puig and Carl Crawford returning to the lineup Tuesday after dealing with minor ailments, it appears the team is simply seeking extra outfield depth. Reliever Adam Liberatore was optioned to Triple-A Oklahoma City in a corresponding move Wednesday.

Chris Heisey OF LAD 5 days ago

Heisey has joined the Dodgers in San Francisco and expects to be officially recalled Wednesday, Dylan Hernandez of the Los Angeles Times reports.

This is a bit puzzling, as both Yasiel Puig (hamstring) and Carl Crawford (illness) are set to return to the lineup Tuesday. Perhaps the team just wants some security outfield depth in the short term. Heisey hit four home runs in his first 10 games (40 PA) with Triple-A Oklahoma City.

Chris Heisey OF LAD 3 weeks ago

The Dodgers optioned Heisey to Triple-A Las Vegas.

Heisey was caught up in a numbers game in the Dodgers' crowded outfield, but did himself no favors with an awful spring.

Chris Heisey OF LAD 3 weeks ago

Heisey is batting just .105 in 47 at-bats this spring and likely will open in Triple-A.

At this point, it would take an injury or an Andre Ethier trade to get Heisey back in the big leagues.

Chris Heisey OF LAD 3 months ago

Heisey agreed to a one-year, $2.16 million contract with the Dodgers on Thursday to avoid arbitration, Ken Gurnick of the Dodgers' official site reports.

Heisey was traded from the Reds to the Dodgers in early December after a disappointing 2013 season in which he hit .222/.265/.378 with eight home runs and 22 RBI. He should provid esome depth in the outfield for the Dodgers in 2015, but may have to battle for a roster spot out of training camp.

Chris Heisey OF LAD 5 months ago

The Reds traded Heisey to the Dodgers on Tuesday, Jerry Crasnick of reports.

Right-handed pitcher Matt Magill will go to Cincinnati in the deal, per Jon Heyman of Heisey wore out his welcome with the Reds by batting just .222/.265/.378 in 119 games (299 PA) last season. While this move just seems to further crowd the Dodgers' outfield situation, it is likely a precursor to other moves, though it still seems unlikely Heisey will serve as anything more than a reserve with his new club.

Chris Heisey OF LAD 5 months ago

Heisey is a potential non-tender candidate by the Reds before Tuesday's deadline, reports.

Heisey is coming off a miserable season, hitting just .222/.265/.378 in a year when the Reds desperately needed help in left field. He's arbitration-eligible, which makes him a non-tender candidate.

Chris Heisey OF LAD 8 months ago

Heisey picked up a rare start Saturday against a right-handed starter and went 1-for-3 with a stolen base.

Heisey has continued to regress in 2014 after a down year in 2013, hitting just .222/.272/.356 in spot duty over 225 at-bats. Now 29 years old, we're no longer looking for Heisey to fulfill any untapped potential.