Archive for July, 2015

Three Raptors named to Pioneer League All-Star team

On Monday, July 27, Pioneer Baseball League President Jim McCurdy released the Pioneer League’s roster for the inaugural interleague All-Star Game featuring the best players from both the Pioneer Baseball League and the Northwest League. The game is to be played on August 4th at the home of the Spokane Indians of the Northwest League. […]

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Don’t forget about Hyun-jin Ryu

With the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline only hours away, there has been constant speculation, rumors, conversations, writings, tweets, text messages and to a much lesser extent, confirmation about moves that have been or are about to be made. As expected, much of the chatter has been about Thursday’s trades between the Dodgers, Braves and Marlins. […]

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Dodgers make trades official

The Dodgers have put to rest all of the rumors and speculation by announcing that their trades with the Miami Marlins and Atlanta Braves are now official. The Dodgers have acquired right-handed pitcher Mat Latos, infielder/outfielder Michael Morse and cash considerations from the Miami Marlins in exchange for minor league right-handers Victor Araujo, Jeff Brigham […]

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Kendrick the unsung hero in Dodgers 10-7 win over A’s Key walk sets up unlikely comeback for Dodgers

In the top half of the seventh inning of Wednesday night’s interleague game between the Dodgers and the Oakland A’s, Dodgers second baseman Howie Kendrick made a rare error – a huge error. With no outs and runners on first and second, A’s right fielder Josh Reddick hit a hard grounder to Kendrick that had […]

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Mattingly patiently waiting for the monster

Dodgers center fielder Joc Pederson has had 347 at-bats this season. He has struck out in 122 of them. You don’t have to be a math major to quickly realize that this is more than one-third of them – .351 percent to be exact. Is Dodgers manager Don Mattingly concerned about this? The short answer is yes, a little […]

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Kosher hot dogs added to Dodger Stadium food fare

The Dodgers have announced that they will open a Kosher food stand beginning this home stand that will offer three types of Kosher hot dogs. The stand, located at the grill adjacent to Tommy Lasorda’s Trattoria in the right field plaza, will offer a Kosher Dog and a Jalapeno Kosher Dog for $9 each and a […]

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Matt Beaty heating up with Great Lakes Loons

Great Lakes Loons third baseman Matt Beaty is enjoying his first season of professional baseball simply doing what he loves to do. Beaty was born in Dresden, Tennessee and played four years of baseball with the Dresden High School Lions. In each of his four seasons with the team he led the Lions in home runs, batting […]

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Greinke glad streak is over

Dodgers right-hander Zack Greinke’s consecutive scoreless innings streak now sits at 1.1 innings – and he couldn’t be happier. “If anything, I feel negative about it,” Greinke told reporters after his streak ended on Sunday afternoon at 45 2/3 innings. “Now I don’t have to answer questions all the time.” The streak ended in a rather […]

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Isaac Anderson has successful debut with Loons

Right-hander Isaac Anderson made his debut with the Great Lakes Loons of the Class-A Midwest League on Thursday, July 23 in match up with the South Bend Cubs. The 21-year old native of Boise, Idaho attended high school in neighboring Meridian, Idaho leading Rocky Mountain High School to a district and state championship in 2012. […]

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Ugh… Lee Highly anticipated MLB debut of Dodgers 2010 first-round draft pick ends up being a disaster

It’s probably safe to say that nobody expected what happened to Dodgers right-hander Zach Lee in his MLB debut on Saturday night. His first inning alone is the stuff that pitcher’s nightmares are made of. In his 4.2 innings of work, the 23-year-old Plano, Texas native allowed seven runs on 11 hits while striking out three […]

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