Archive for August, 2012

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Hall of Fame Broadcaster Jaime Jarrín to Return for 55th Season

Hall of Fame Dodger broadcaster Jaime Jarrín,“the Spanish Voice of the Dodgers,” will return to the Dodgers’ Spanish-language broadcast booth for a 55th season in 2013 as part of a three-year contract and will remain at the helm of the Dodgers’ Spanish-language radio broadcast on Univision America KTNQ 1020 AM Los Angeles. “I am honored […]

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There’s No “I” in Dodgers

While driving home from Dodger Stadium after last night’s disappointing 2-0 loss to the Diamondbacks, I listened to the Dodgers post game show with Rick Monday and Charlie Steiner (who were later joined by DodgerTalk host Kevin Kennedy). In their collective assessment of the game, the trio were bouncing thoughts off of one another on […]

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Dodgers Reinstate Guerrier from DL – Option Wall to Albuquerque

The Dodgers have reinstated right-handed pitcher Matt Guerrier from the 60-day disabled list and optioned right-handed pitcher Josh Wall to Triple-A Albuquerque. Wall made two relief appearances since being recalled from Albuquerque on Monday, allowing three runs over 1.1 innings. Guerrier, who has not appeared in a game since April 18, is 0-1 with a […]

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The Curse of James Loney?

It occurred during the off-season following the 1918 season and it nearly caused riots in the normally subdued town of Boston. It shocked the baseball world. It was, of course, “The Curse of the Bambino.” Whether you believe in this almost century old superstition or not, the fact of the matter is that after the Boston […]

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Dodgers Place Scott Elbert on DL – Recall Shawn Tolleson from Rancho Cucamonga

The Dodgers have placed left-handed pitcher Scott Elbert on the 15-day disabled list with left elbow inflammation and recalled right-handed pitcher Shawn Tolleson from Single-A Rancho Cucamonga. Elbert made four scoreless appearances (3.1 IP) since returning from the DL on Aug. 19 and overall is 1-1 with a 2.20 ERA in 43 games this season. […]

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Down on the Farm – Puig Hits First Cal League Home Run as Quakes Take Over Wild Card Lead

A great pitching performance by Garrett Gould and Yasiel Puig’s first Cal League home run helped the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes to a 4-2 victory over the High Desert Mavericks (Mariners) on Tuesday night at The Epicenter. With the win and a loss by the Lake Elsinore Storm (Padres), the Quakes are now in sole possession […]

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What Next?

The Dodger front office completed more moves in the past month than I can ever remember.  An analysis of their roster and the contracts in place shows that there is very little left to be done of a major caliber.  Here’s my analysis of position by position and where they stand financially.  I think most […]

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Dodgers Recall Wall from Triple-A – Option Tolleson to Rancho Cucamonga

The Dodgers have recalled right-handed pitcher Josh Wall from Triple-A Albuquerque and optioned right-hander Shawn Tolleson to Single-A Rancho Cucamonga. Tolleson had made 13 consecutive scoreless appearances (11.2 IP) from July 24-Aug. 24 before allowing two runs on back-to-back homers in 1.1 innings of work yesterday. Overall, the 24-year-old was 1-0 with a 3.42 ERA […]

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Werth Makes Barehanded Catch After Losing Ball in the Sun

This is just too good not to share with y’all:   A classic example of why it is always a good idea to use two hands when catching a fly ball – something that you rarely see anymore.

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Nick Punto – The Other Guy

Adrian Gonzalez got all of the hype, hoopla and fanfare in Saturday’s blockbuster trade with the Boston Red Sox, and rightfully so. He was, after all, the intended target of the trade all along. But what about the other three guys that the Dodgers acquired in what is arguably the biggest trade in Dodgers history? In addition […]

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