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Quakes De Leon strikes out 6 in return from DL

If you look at only the line score from Friday night’s 7-2 loss by the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes to the Lake Elsinore Storm, it appears that Dodgers top-10 pitching prospect Jose De Leon pitched poorly in his first game back from the disabled list. But if you dig deeper into the game recap, you will see that De Leon struck out […]

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Behind the scenes at SportsNet LA

With the Time Warner Cable – Comcast merger now officially off the table, a timely resolution to the SportsNet LA – DirecTV conflict seems unlikely anytime soon. But while the powers that be at the highest corporate levels continue to battle one another with no apparent end in sight, there is an old saying that dates back […]

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Alex Guerrero continues to put heat on Dodgers brass

Dodgers utility infielder-outfielder Alex Guerrero has yet to hit a single as a pinch-hitter. He does, however, have two home runs and a double coming off the Dodgers bench. His three home runs are second on the team to Adrian Gonzalez’s five and his 11 RBIs are second on the team to AGon’s 14. He leads the […]

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Blame the Dodgers for their 3-2 loss to the Giants, not the umpires

It’s a knee-jerk reaction to put the blame for Wednesday night’s painful 3-2 Dodgers loss to the Giants on third base umpire Fieldin Culbreth, but the cold hard truth is that it wasn’t his fault. Oh sure, Culbreth was clearly not looking where he should have been thereby completely missing the substantial contact between Giants pinch-runner Gregor […]

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Quakes top pitching prospect Jose De Leon to return to action on Friday

Dodgers Top-10 pitching prospect Jose De Leon is expected to be reactivated from the 7-day disabled list and is scheduled to make his third start of the season on Friday, April 24 when the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes take on the Lake Elsinore Storm (Padres) at The Diamond in Lake Elsinore. De Leon, who suffered what was […]

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Just one of the ‘one-third’

It was just one of those days. Just one of those games. Just one of the one-third. One-third of what, you ask? Just one of the one-third of the games that every team loses every season – that according to Hall of Fame manager Tommy Lasorda. “No matter how good you are, you’re going to […]

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Dodgers keeping Thursday’s starting pitcher a mystery Former first-round draft pick Zach Lee lines up perfectly to make his MLB debut against Giants

As most members of the Dodgers media know all too well, Dodgers manager Don Mattingly loves, absolutely loves keeping them in suspense at every given opportunity. As such, it should come as no surprise to anyone that he has yet to reveal who will make Thursday’s spot start for his first place Dodgers against the […]

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There’s something special going on in Rancho Cucamonga

Although most Dodger fans are well aware that the Dodgers have won seven straight games, their longest winning streak since August 7-17, 2013 when they won 10 in a row, they may not be aware that there is another Dodgers team on a winning streak – the Dodgers Advanced Single-A Rancho Cucamonga Quakes, who picked […]

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A Dodger fan’s dream vacation

On February 7, 2015 ThinkBlueLA ran an article about an upcoming trip by the LeClair family from their home in Cranbrook, British Columbia, Canada to Glendale, Arizona for spring training and then onto Southern California for the Dodgers 2015 Opening Series. The following is a recap of that trip in the words of Mike LeClair. *  * […]

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Down on the Farm – Week 2 Recap

* * * (Updated April 20, 2015 at 11:00 am PT) * * * Great Lakes Loons The Loons had a good week finishing 4-2 with three one run victories, all by a 5-4 score. They lost a sixteen inning game when they ran out of pitchers. First baseman Josmar Cordero was brought in to […]

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