|Dec. 2 3:51 PM PT4:51 PM MT5:51 PM CT6:51 PM ET18:51 ET23:51 GMT7:51 4:51 PM MST6:51 PM EST7:21 PM VEN3:51 UAE (+1)5:51 PM CT-Ellis has agreed to a $4.5 million, one-year contract to return to the Los Angeles Dodgers, avoiding arbitration. The team announced the deal Wednesday.
Analysis: The 34-year-old Ellis has spent his entire major league career with the Dodgers, batting .241 with 35 homers and 178 RBIs over parts of eight seasons. After playing extensively for three years, Ellis had a reduced role last season after Los Angeles acquired Yasmani Grandal, who had an All-Star season. Ellis played just 63 games, but improved his offensive performance over 2014 despite 102 fewer at-bats. Ellis remains Clayton Kershaw's preferred catcher.
|Sep. 30 4:39 PM PT5:39 PM MT6:39 PM CT7:39 PM ET19:39 ET23:39 GMT7:39 4:39 PM MST6:39 PM EST7:09 PM VEN3:39 UAE (+1)6:39 PM CT-Ellis went 2 for 4 with a home run in the Dodgers' NL West-clinching win over San Francisco Tuesday.
Analysis: It was Ellis' first multi-hit game since Sept. 6. He is hitting just .191 in his last 14 games.
|July 20 2:47 PM PT3:47 PM MT4:47 PM CT5:47 PM ET17:47 ET21:47 GMT5:47 2:47 PM MST4:47 PM EST5:17 PM VEN1:47 UAE (+1)4:47 PM CT-Ellis was activated Tuesday.
Analysis: Ellis was on the 15-day disabled list with right knee inflammation.
|Apr. 23 10:29 PM PT11:29 PM MT12:29 AM CT1:29 AM ET1:29 ET5:29 GMT13:29 10:29 PM MST12:29 AM EST12:59 AM VEN9:29 UAE12:29 AM CT-Ellis has left the game against the San Francisco Giants in the ninth inning Wednesday with a right hand injury.
Analysis: With the game tied at 2 Wednesday night, Buster Posey hit a one-out single against Chris Hatcher, who then plunked Justin Maxwell. The ball came off Maxwell then hit Ellis' mask before landing hard on his right hand. Athletic trainer Stan Conte came to check on Ellis, who attempted to make two throws but both were wild into right field before he left the game.