Archive for September, 2012

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34 and 62

Did you know that the Dodgers have scored 34 runs and collected 62 hits in the past five games? I mean, I knew that the Dodgers had done quite a bit of both this past week, but it wasn’t until Dodgers broadcasters Rick Monday and Charlie Steiner interviewed third base coach Tim Wallach on their post-game show […]

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Good Stuff

Although the Dodgers playoff hopes are hanging by a thread and their fate is no longer solely in their hands, they are playing as good of baseball right now as they have all season. Too little too late? Probably. But some pretty incredible stuff has been happening with this ball club during the past week and especially […]

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John Ely Credits Hard Work and Commitment for Success

Prior to Friday night’s game at Dodger Stadium, right-handed pitcher John Ely and outfielder Joc Pederson were presented with the 2012 Branch Rickey Award for being the top pitcher and player within the Dodgers minor league system. Named after the legendary former Dodger executive who broke baseball’s color barrier by signing Jackie Robinson, the Branch Rickey […]

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It's going to take some divine intervention for the Dodgers to win the final NL Wild Card spot.

Rockies Could Be Bigger Challenge for Dodgers than the Giants

No one can argue that it is going to take a miracle for the Dodgers to win the final NL Wild Card spot. Simply put, the Dodgers must win out the season and need the Cardinals to lose four of their final six games or the Dodgers will be watching the playoffs on TV instead of being in […]

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Ely & Pederson Named Dodgers Minor League Pitcher & Player of the Year

The Dodgers have named right-handed pitcher John Ely and outfielder Joc Pederson as the Branch Rickey Minor League Pitcher and Player of the Year, respectively.  General Manager Ned Colletti made the announcement. Ely, 26, was selected as the Triple-A Pacific Coast League’s 2012 Pitcher of the Year by vote of the league’s managers and media […]

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Did Secret Deal Between McCourt and MLB Fuel Spending Spree by New Dodgers Owners?

Bloomberg Businessweek is reporting that former Dodgers owner Frank McCourt entered into a secret agreement with Major League Baseball which reportedly may limit the revenue the team is obliged to share with less prosperous clubs. According to a Bloomberg News article released earlier today, the settlement that ended McCourt’s 2011 battle in U.S. Bankruptcy Court gives […]

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Seven – it’s as simple as that. With only seven regular season games remaining for the Dodgers, they absolutely positively must win every one of them to have any chance at winning the second and final NL Wild Card spot. This is not a 5 out of 7 or 6 out of 7 thing, this is […]

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Eric Gagne Releases Non Tell-All Book

Come on, you knew it was bound to happen. You knew that it was only a matter of time – that a former Dodger from the “steroid era” would be out to try make a quick buck by writing a so-called tell-all book. You also knew, or at least should have, that it would be someone […]

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A.J. Ellis Wins Seventh Annual Roy Campanella Award

Catcher voted “Most Inspirational Dodger” by his teammates and coaches The Dodgers have announced that catcher A.J. Ellis was named the winner of the seventh annual Roy Campanella Award, which is given to the Dodger player who best exemplifies the spirit and leadership of the late Hall of Fame catcher. The award, which was voted […]

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What was your Favorite Game of 2012?

As a lifelong die-hard Dodger fan and longtime Dodgers season ticket holder who attends nearly every home game, I will be at all 6 remaining home games rooting on my favorite team, this in spite of the fact that I have absolutely zero hope whatsoever that the Dodgers will win the second Wild Card spot […]

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