Archive for October, 2012

Guggenheim FP

The Big Picture about Big Money

Are the days of Dodger fans discussing the cost of contracts over?  They should be. There is quite a stir that was caused by the Brandon League signing yesterday.  It isn’t over the fact that the Dodgers signed him for three years.  The complaints being bandied about are over the $22 million that will be […]

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Colorado Rockies v Los Angeles Dodgers

Dodgers Sign Brandon League to 3-Year Contract

The Dodgers have signed free-agent right-handed reliever Brandon League to a three-year contract. The announcement was made by Dodger General Manager Ned Colletti. “We’re excited to bring back a key member of our bullpen, which was a team strength last season,” said Colletti. “”We were very pleased with what Brandon provided us after we acquired him. […]

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2013 FP

The 2013 Season Has Officially Begun

Don’t think for one second that I am going to dwell on the Giants winning their second World Series title in three season because it ain’t gonna happen. And while I tip my hat to the Giants for their accomplishment (but not to their pot-smoking, bus burning, window smashing fans), what the Giants did is, […]

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MLB: World Series-San Francisco Giants at Detroit Tigers

Thank You Clayton, Thank You

Thank you for being you.

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Rawlings Gold Glove Award

Ethier and Kershaw Finalists for Rawlings Gold Glove Awards

Awards to be announced Tuesday at 6:00 p.m. PT live on ESPN2 Rawlings Sporting Goods Company, Inc. announced that Andre Ethier and Clayton Kershaw are finalists for Gold Glove Awards at their respective positions, right field and pitcher. Both players won the award for the first time last season, when the Dodgers established a franchise […]

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Kershaw Africa FP

Kershaw Wins 2012 Roberto Clemente Award

Dodger pitcher Clayton Kershaw was named the recipient of the 2012 Roberto Clemente Award presented by Chevrolet today at a press conference prior to Game Four of the World Series at Comerica Park in Detroit. The Roberto Clemente Award presented by Chevrolet recognizes a Major League Baseball player who best represents the game through positive […]

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League FP

Free Agency 101

One of the most confusing parts of Major League Baseball is free agency; more specifically, the actual rules that govern when it can and cannot occur and what can and cannot be discussed. The rules governing free agency are covered under Article XX-B of the 2012-2016 MLB Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) and let me tell you, […]

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Ned & Crawford FP

Dodgers Formally Welcome Carl Crawford

Shortly after the Dodgers completed what is arguably the biggest trade in MLB history on August 25, they held a unique post-game on-field press conference with new additions Josh Beckett, Adrian Gonzalez and Nick Punto. Noticeably missing from this near-midnight (albeit creative) press conference was the fourth and final piece of what many say was nothing more […]

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Jorge Jarrin FP

“DodgerTalk Off-Season Edition” to Premiere October 31

The Dodgers have announced that beginning on Wednesday, October 31, Dodgers Spanish-language broadcaster Jorge Jarrín will host a weekly one-hour radio show called “Dodger Talk – Off-Season Edition” on AM 570 FOX Sports LA. The English-only show will air on Wednesday evenings from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m (PT). The show will feature the latest Dodgers news and […]

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Jackie Robinson FP

Has it really been 40 years?

It seems like what, maybe 15… 18… 20 years ago tops, but it was actually 40 years ago today that the one man who had the single biggest impact in the 136-year history of major league baseball passed away. I am, of course, speaking of the great Jackie Robinson, who died of a heart attack at his home […]

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