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Andre Ethier | Outfielder | #16

Team: Los Angeles Dodgers
Age / DOB:  (35) / 4/10/1982
Ht / Wt:  6'2" / 210
Bats / Throws: Left / Left
College: Arizona State
Drafted: 2003 / Rd. 2 (0) / OAK
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Andre Ethier (back) has not yet been cleared for baseball activities.
Ethier was placed on the disabled list with back soreness this past weekend. Manager Dave Roberts said that he continues to experience "normal soreness." Roberts also said that the veteran outfielder is "a ways out" from returning. Once he is cleared to take part in baseball activities, a more concrete timetable figures to be established. Apr 5 - 7:23 PM

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Dodgers placed OF Andre Ethier on the 10-day disabled list with a back injury.

It's an injury that Ethier has dealt with for a while, although it's not expected to be a long-term thing. Andrew Toles will cover left field while Ethier is out.
Apr 2 - 12:59 PM

Andre Ethier (back) won't resume baseball activities until the first week of April.

The decision was made after Ethier met with a back specialist on Saturday. Ethier will obviously open the year on the disabled list but manager Dave Roberts said he doesn't anticipate the injury being a "6-8 week thing." The injury-prone Ethier was limited to just 16 games last season and is now facing another extended absence.
Mar 25 - 8:02 PM

Andre Ethier (back) is expected to receive a prognosis from his doctors on Saturday.

The veteran outfielder continues to battle a multitude of ailments and can't seem to get healthy. At this point, it's hard to count on him for much heading into 2017 as even when he gets on the field he'll be facing stiff competition for at-bats in the outfield.
Mar 25 - 12:52 PM

Andre Ethier underwent X-rays and a CT scan on his ailing back Tuesday.

Ethier also received an epidural injection and told reporters Thursday that he felt immediate pain relief afterward. He's still awaiting the full results of Tuesday's exam. The veteran outfielder looks questionable for the beginning of the 2017 regular season, but there is nothing official yet.
Mar 23 - 2:41 PM

Andre Ethier was diagnosed with a mild herniation of a disk in his back.

Ethier recently dealt with a hip issue, but he was scratched from Sunday's lineup due to tightness in his back. He received an epidural on Monday and will be shut down for 7-10 days. There's no clear timetable for his return, but it's believed to not be as serious as what staff ace Clayton Kershaw dealt with last year. Dodgers manager Dave Roberts hasn't ruled him out for Opening Day quite yet, but it looks unrealistic at this point.
Mar 21 - 12:55 PM

Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said Monday that Andre Ethier (hip) probably won't play for several days even if his MRI came back clean.

Ethier underwent an MRI on Monday for his nagging hip/back injury, but the results aren't in yet. He's looking iffy for Opening Day even if the exam doesn't reveal anything serious.
Mar 20 - 7:42 PM

Andre Ethier is scheduled to undergo an MRI on his back Monday.

Ethier was scratched from the Dodgers' Cactus League lineup on Sunday due to back tightness, after missing nearly two weeks with a nagging hip issue. He said he's not concerned about this new back injury, but the veteran outfielder makes for a very iffy fantasy bet in 2017 after logging just 26 total plate appearances at the major league level last year.
Mar 20 - 11:18 AM

Andre Ethier was scratched from the Dodgers' Cactus League lineup due to tightness in his back.

The severity of the injury is unclear, but he's heading for an MRI in the next day or two. At this point, his status for the start of the regular season is up in the air.
Mar 19 - 7:47 PM

Andre Ethier (hip) has returned to the Dodgers' Cactus League lineup on Saturday.

It's the first time he has played since March 6 due to a nagging hip issue. He's expected to begin the season in a platoon role, finding at-bats in both corner outfield spots against right-handed pitching.
Mar 18 - 12:26 PM

Andre Ethier (hip) will return to Cactus League action on Friday.

He's set to play in one of the Dodgers' split-squad games after making it through a full workout on Thursday. Ethier has been sidelined with a hip injury since March 6. The long-time Dodger will open the year as a bench player behind starters Joc Pederson, Yasiel Puig and Andrew Toles.
Mar 16 - 7:44 PM

Andre Ethier (hip) was able to take grounders at first base on Monday.

That's a big step for the veteran outfielder, who's been bothered by hip and back discomfort for the last week. Ethier is aiming to return to Cactus League action within the next few days. He was 4-for-9 with six walks through six games this spring but has been absent from the Dodgers' lineup since March 6.
Mar 13 - 1:18 PM

Andre Ethier (hip) remains sidelined Monday.

The veteran outfielder is still having trouble with a hip spasm. He's also dealt with back discomfort this spring. These are minor injuries, but Ethier carries real health question marks after appearing in just 16 games for the Dodgers last season.
Mar 13 - 11:43 AM

Andre Ethier (hip) remained out of the Dodgers' lineup Sunday.

Ethier had been hoping to return to action Sunday but apparently isn't quite ready yet. The veteran outfielder is nursing a spasm near his hip and is expected to be out a few more days.
Mar 12 - 11:48 AM

Andre Ethier (hip) could return to game action as soon as Sunday.

Ethier had been dealing with what was classified as a back injury, but Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said Friday that it's actually a spasm near the outfielder's hip. Either way, he should ultimately be fine.
Mar 10 - 6:03 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Yasmani Grandal
2Austin Barnes
1B1Adrian Gonzalez
2Rob Segedin
2B1Logan Forsythe
2Chase Utley
SS1Corey Seager
2Chris Taylor
3B1Justin Turner
LF1Andre Ethier
2Andrew Toles
3Franklin Gutierrez
4Scott Van Slyke
CF1Joc Pederson
2Enrique Hernandez
RF1Yasiel Puig
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Clayton Kershaw
2Rich Hill
3Kenta Maeda
4Hyun-Jin Ryu
5Brandon McCarthy
6Scott Kazmir
7Brock Stewart
8Alex Wood
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Kenley Jansen
2Sergio Romo
3Pedro Baez
4Grant Dayton
5Luis Avilan
6Chris Hatcher
7Ross Stripling
8Yimi Garcia
9Josh Ravin
10Josh Fields
11Adam Liberatore