Walker Buehler’s ‘Tale of Two Different Games’

You know how when Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw does really really good in a game and then during his postgame interview he says that he sucked, even though he didn’t suck at all but he is his own toughest critic? Well get ready for another one of those guys. On Friday night, Dodgers 2015 first […]

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Another side to Justin Turner

It’s one of those things that happens at nearly ever Dodgers home game. But unless you are actually looking for it, you will probably miss it – kind of like when the umpires used to show their respect to Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully before every home game by waving or tipping their caps […]

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Better than Kershaw?

Every time Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw takes the mound, there’s a pretty good chance that fans are going to witness the 29-year-old Dallas, Texas native either set or break some kind of record. In fact, when the Dodgers beat the Colorado Rockies by a score of 4-2 on Wednesday night in front of 45,474 at Dodger […]

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Despite home runs, Dodgers plan to keep giving ball to Ryu Dodger lefty's six home runs allowed are tied for second-most among all MLB starters

I have some good news and some bad news. The good news is that Dodgers left-hander Hyun-Jin Ryu‘s devastating curveball and slider are as nasty and effective as ever. The bad news is that his fastball is as easy for opposing batters to hit as a batting practice pitch. Yet despite the fact that Ryu […]

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Dodgers place Grant Dayton on DL, recall Josh Fields

The Dodgers placed left-handed reliever Grant Dayton on the 10-day disabled list on Tuesday afternoon for what is being called “a left intercostal strain” and have recalled right-hander Josh Fields from Triple-A Oklahoma City. Dayton pitched in Monday night’s game against the Arizona Diamondbacks, tossing one scoreless inning in which he issued one walk. In […]

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Dodgers top pitching prospect Yadier Alvarez struggles in Quakes debut

Dodgers top pitching prospect and the organization’s number two overall ranked prospect Yadier Alvarez made his 2017 debut with the team’s Advanced Single-A affiliate Rancho Cucamonga Quakes against the Lancaster JetHawks (Rockies) on Monday night at The Hangar in Lancaster. It did not go well. “I felt from a fastball perspective he did a pretty […]

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Quakes insanely great pitching staff just got better Cuban phenom right-hander Yadier Alvarez to join already stacked Quakes rotation

  *  *  *  UPDATE: April 17, 2017 at 10:30 am  *  *  * It was one of those things that make you say “Huh…” Prior to the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes home opener last Thursday evening, I received a text message from my good friend David Owen, who is a huge Rancho Cucamonga Quakes fan […]

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Dodgers activate Hill from DL – option Thompson to OKC

As a surprise to absolutely no one, the Dodgers reinstated left-hander Rich Hill from the 10-day disabled list ahead of his Sunday start against the Arizona Diamondbacks and optioned outfielder Trayce Thompson back to Triple-A Oklahoma City. Hill was placed on the 10-day DL on April 7 (retroactive to April 6) for a reoccurring blister on […]

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Walker Buehler dominant in his Quakes home debut Fireballing right-hander strikes out eight in a row in three innings pitched

When the Dodgers selected (then) 20-year-old Walker Buehler in the first round of the 2015 MLB First-Year Player Draft out of Vanderbilt University, they did so knowing that there was a good chance that the Crestview Hills, Kentucky native might require Tommy John surgery. “It was no certain thing when we drafted him that he would need [surgery]” Dodgers […]

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‘Kershaw was lights out!’

There is some good news and some bad news from Friday night’s match-up between former Cy Young award winners Clayton Kershaw and Zack Greinke: The bad news is that the highly-billed marquee battle between two of the very best in the game today fell short of expectations – at least for one of the participants. […]

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