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Life Is But a Dream

It is Sunday, September 25, 2016, and I am sitting in Section 29 at Dodger Stadium – standing, actually – with my travel buddy Andy, screaming “CHARLIE!!!” at the top of our lungs, after Culberson’s incredible, improbable walk-off home run has just won my beloved Dodgers their fourth straight NL West pennant. In a few […]

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Lindsey Caughel teaches us a lesson in perseverance After being released by Dodgers, right-hander earns another opportunity to make it to The Show

It was one of the lowest moments of my blogging career. It happened during spring training 2016 while I was at Camelback Ranch covering the Dodgers. Late one afternoon I had wandered on down to the backfields at the Ranch to watch and visit with my friend, Dodgers right-handed pitching prospect Lindsey Caughel, who was […]

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Dodgers re-signing Charlie Culberson just feels right

It was a moment in Dodger history that will never be forgotten – not ever. How could it be? It was a dramatic bottom-of-the-10th-inning walk-off home run in the final home game of the regular season that not only won the game for the Dodgers but it also clinched their franchise record-setting fourth consecutive National […]

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All-Star Game to no longer determine World Series home field advantage Pennant winner with best overall record will once again get home field advantage in Fall Classic

When most baseball fans went to bed on Wednesday night, they did so with the comfort in knowing that an agreement had been reached between Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association on a new five-year Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA), thereby preventing an owners’ lockout and/or a players’ work stoppage, the last of […]

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Pop-up museum to open this weekend at Dodger Stadium

After years of speculation and much to the pleasure of longtime Dodger fans – both Brooklyn and Los Angeles – the Dodgers announced on Wednesday that they will be opening a ‘pop-up museum’ in the Left Field Reserve Level team store at Dodger Stadium. The exhibit opens on Friday, December 2 and will be open every Friday, […]

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Dodgers to host Youth Camp Series Top Dodgers prospects to share their skills with youngsters ages 7 to 18

The Dodgers and the Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation (LADF) have announced that they will host a Dodger Youth Camp Series, which will feature instruction from 10 Dodger minor league prospects including first-round picks Walker Buehler, Gavin Lux, and Will Smith, and 2016 Arizona Fall League All-Stars Willie Calhoun and Alex Verdugo. The Dodger Youth Camp […]

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2017 World Baseball Classic likely to be the last

It’s one of those things that if you have ever attended one you cannot say enough good things about it. In fact, in many cases, they even hold their workouts during MLB’s spring training at MLB spring training facilities … say, like Camelback Ranch in Glendale, Arizona or Historic Dodgertown in Vero Beach, Florida. I […]

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Arizona Fall League Wrap Up

Play in the Arizona Fall League wrapped up on Saturday, November 19 with the Eastern Division Mesa Solar Sox defeating the Western Division Surprise Saguaros 6-1. The eight Dodger minor leaguers participating in their extended season played with the Glendale Desert Dogs and missed the championship game by a tie. The Desert Dogs made a […]

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Can’t buy me love … or free agents

“I’ll buy you a diamond ring my friend, if it makes you feel all right.  I’ll get you anything my friend, if it makes you feel all right.  Cause I don’t care too much for money, for money can’t buy me love.” (Paul McCartney and John Lennon)   *  *  *  *  *  *  * […]

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Dodgers minor league free agent update

It is now open season on free agents both at the major league and minor league levels. For minor league players, the season has been open since November 7, five days after the World Series ended. Players who signed a Uniformed Player Contract (UPC) in 2010 are eligible for free agency this year. Teams can […]

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