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Quakes squander brilliant performance by top draft pick

There’s cold and then there’s ice cold, and make no mistake about it, the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes are ice cold. For the second time in as many nights, the Dodgers Advanced Single-A affiliate team blew a late lead to the Visalia Rawhide (Diamondbacks) – this time after a brilliant six-inning performance by their 2013 first […]

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George “Shotgun” Shuba

George Shuba – now there’s a name that doesn’t ring a bell for many baseball fans. However, mention George “Shotgun” Shuba around any old-time Dodger fan and you’re sure to get a smile. Shuba did not have an especially notable career, one that was cut short by injury, but his career was not without significance […]

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Dodgers launch ‘Kids 4 Dodgers Baseball’ program

The Dodgers have announced a new community program, Kids 4 Dodgers Baseball, which will play host to 250 youngsters at each of 51 Dodgers games throughout the season, courtesy of the Dodgers. A total of 12,750 Los Angeles area inner-city youth will board a customized Dodger bus to Dodger Stadium and will each receive a […]

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Forewarned is forearmed – Padres prospect worth keeping an eye on by Dodger fans

As most baseball fans know, the San Diego Padres haven’t made a serious run at the NL West title for a while. Now this most certainly isn’t because of lack of effort – not with guys like Chase Headley, Jedd Gyorko, Chris Denorfia and their most recent pain in the Dodgers neck Seth Smith in their line-up. But […]

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Dbacks trying desperately to make NL West a 4-team race

It started out with little nonsensical things – like making Dodgers and Giants fans sitting behind home plate at Chase Field either change out of their Dodger clothing into Diamondbacks clothing or risk be physically removed from their $3,000 seats so that they wouldn’t be seen on television. And then is was Dbacks general manager Kevin Towers […]

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Disney offering $1 million prize in ‘Million Dollar Arm Pitching Contest’

The Walt Disney Company is giving amateur baseball pitchers in the nation a chance to compete for a $1 million prize in the Million Dollar Arm Pitching Contest. The Million Dollar Arm Pitching Contest is being held to celebrate the opening of Disney’s “Million Dollar Arm,” an incredible true story about two young men who […]

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Urias hits first bump in the road in 5-0 loss to Storm

One of the first things that a coach, manager or general manager will tell you about a potentially great young prospect is that at some point along the way, they will fail. They will be sailing along racking up numbers and then all of a sudden they hit a bump in the road. This is […]

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The Other Golden Voice of the Dodgers

His voice is one of the most recognizable in all of professional sports – especially for Los Angeles sports fans. He arrives at Dodger Stadium several hours early before every home game to prepare for that day’s game. Dodger fans are so familiar with his flawless and dynamic voice that they often take him for granted, […]

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Brandon League – When is enough enough?

Within the next few days (probably Tuesday, April 15), Dodgers set-up man Brian Wilson will be coming off of the disabled list from nerve irritation in his right elbow. But in order for this to occur, there will have to be a corresponding roster move. Considering that Brandon League is out of options (let alone is […]

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Down on the Farm – Steven Proscia – Money well spent

When Steven Proscia was drafted by the Minnesota Twins in the 39th round of the 2008 First Year Player Draft out of Don Bosco Preparatory School (Ramsey, NJ), the then 17-year-old Suffern, New York native opted to attend the University of Virginia instead. The move proved to be a wise one, as Proscia not only received a […]

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