Archive for August, 2015

Being no-hit (again) not the biggest concern for Dodgers

In the big scheme of things, being the victim of a no-hitter – even a highly controversial one – isn’t all that big of a deal for the Dodgers. In fact, even though it was the second time that the Dodgers have been no-hit in nine days and was witnessed by millions nationally on ESPN’s […]

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Ogden Raptors center fielder Gage Green is on fire

Ogden Raptors center fielder Gage Green is the hottest hitter in the Dodgers minor league system as the 2015 winds down. The claim he is the hottest hitter in the system perhaps would have to be shared with Willie Calhoun of the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes, but nevertheless Green’s bat is on fire and right in the middle […]

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Dodgers minor league playoff picture coming into focus

DSL Dodgers – eliminated The Dominican Summer League Dodgers are the only Dodger affiliate that has been eliminated from post season play. League play wrapped up on August 22nd with the Dodgers finishing a distant last in the Boca Chica South Division of the DSL. AZL Dodgers – clinched  The Dodgers have finished first in […]

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Breaking News: Andre Ethier CAN hit lefties 'Captain Clutch' once again proves pundits wrong

As expected, when Dodgers manager Don Mattingly filled out his lineup card for Saturday’s game against Cubs left-hander Jon Lester, he stacked it with mostly right-handed hitters. The only two exceptions were first baseman Adrian Gonzalez and left fielder Carl Crawford. The AGon move was pretty much a no-brainer since primary backup first baseman Scott Van […]

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Utley brings much-needed baserunning ‘smarts’ to Dodgers

Baserunning speed is generally not something that is associated with a 36-year-old veteran baseball player and, in fact, is not necessarily one of recently acquired second baseman Chase Utley’s strongest suits. But what Utley lacks in speed he more than makes up for in smarts. Dodger fans watching Friday night’s exciting 4-1 win over the Chicago […]

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Vin Scully to return for 2016 season

It was the annual announcement that every Dodger fan anxiously awaits around this time of year – whether or not 87-year-old Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully would return for one more year or if this would be the year that he would choose to retire to spend his golden years with his wife Sandi and their many grandchildren. But […]

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It’s crunch time for the Dodgers

It’s safe to say that with 36 games remaining in the regular season, the brief six-game homestand that the Dodgers kickoff tonight against the Chicago Cubs and then the San Francisco Giants is crucial for the NL West leaders. But it’s even safer to say that with the Dodgers nursing a 2.5-game lead over those same Giants, the […]

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Dodgers sweep Reds in a most unusual way. 1-0 win proves costly as Dodgers lose Gonzalez and Puig to injuries

As so often happens in this game that we love so much, just when you think you’ve seen everything, you see something new and often unusual. Such was the case on Thursday afternoon when the Dodgers set out to complete a three-game sweep of the Cincinnati Reds after they themselves had been swept in back-to-back series by the Oakland […]

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Dodgers in familiar territory with 37 games remaining

If you were to ask any Dodger fan if the 2015 Dodgers are similar to the 2014 NL West Champion Dodgers, chances are they would tell that the two teams are as different as night and day. Oh sure, both teams had Andre Ethier, Clayton Kershaw, A.J. Ellis, Zack Greinke, Adrian Gonzalez, Carl Crawford, Scott Van Slyke, […]

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Did Mattingly make right call by removing Alex Wood? Dodger fans question manager's decision costing young left-hander shot at first career shutout

The Dodgers won on Tuesday evening and any way you slice it, that’s the bottom line – especially when clinging to a minuscule 2.5-game lead over their division rival San Francisco Giants. But in spite of Tuesday’s 5-1 win over the Cincinnati Reds, there is little doubt that Dodgers manager Don Mattingly’s decision to remove recently […]

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