Archive for October, 2017

Turner gets historic home run ball back from fan

To this day, the whereabouts of the single most important home run ball in Dodgers history – the Kirk Gibson walk-off home run ball from game-1 of the 1988 World Series – is still among baseball’s greatest unsolved mysteries. But the whereabouts of the second most important home run ball in Dodgers history – the bottom […]

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Dodgers bullpen no-hits Cubs in Game-1 of NLCS

It was a game like no other at Dodger Stadium. After a week of intense excitement and anticipation of the likes Dodger fans haven’t experienced in nearly three decades, a crowd of 54,289 was still in shock over after having just learned that the biggest series of the season thus far would have to be […]

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Seager still questionable for game-1 of NLCS

Even after a five-day layoff, there was somebody noticeably missing when the Dodgers held their final pre-National League Championship Series workout on Friday afternoon at Dodger Stadium. Twenty-three-year-old Dodgers shortstop Corey Seager – the National Leagues’s reigning Rookie of the Year – was nowhere to be found. “We’re going to keep him off the field […]

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No surprises as Roberts reveals NLCS starting rotation

After nearly a week of speculation and media hype, Dodgers manager Dave Roberts revealed his starting rotation for the 2017 National League Championship Series during his final pre-NLCS media conference on Friday afternoon at Dodger Stadium. “We’re going to go Kershaw, Hill, Darvish, Wood,” said Roberts. Although it had been known all along that Dodgers […]

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Stars beginning to align for potential epic World Series match-up

No one saw this one coming. By every indication it appeared as though the 2017 World Series would feature teams from Cleveland or Houston or Chicago or Washington or Los Angeles, at least on paper anyway. But as we all know, the game of baseball isn’t played on paper. On Wednesday night, the 91-win New […]

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Please don’t go

Here’s one for you baseball trivia buffs. What former major league catcher was behind the plate on July 1, 1990 when Yankees right-hander Andy Hawkins pitched a no-hitter against the Chicago White Sox at Comiskey Park … and lost 4–0? Give up? The answer is Bob Geren, the current Dodgers bench coach for manager Dave Roberts. But just like the […]

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Rest or Rust?

When the Dodgers completed their three-game sweep of the Arizona Diamondbacks in the 2017 National League Division Series on Monday night, two thing immediately became crystal clear: 1) Game-1 of the 2017 National League Championship Series will be played on Saturday, October 14 at Dodger Stadium against either the Washington Nationals or the Chicago Cubs. […]

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Bellinger pulls off the ultimate ‘Just kidding’

After going a dismal 1-for-10 (.100) with six strikeouts through the first two games of the 2017 National League Division Series, Dodgers rookie phenom and likely 2017 National League Rookie of the Year Cody Bellinger pulled off what can only be called the ultimate ‘just kidding’ on Monday night, when he had the game of his young […]

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Is Cody Bellinger broken?

The Dodgers are 2-0 heading into game-3 of the 2017 National League Division Series and one win away from advancing to the Championship Series. It’s important that you keep this in mind as you read on. Also keep in mind that as a team, the Dodgers are 24-for-73 (.329) at the plate through the first […]

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Dodgers rookie has veteran at-bat in Game-2 of NLDS Farmer's pinch-hit at-bat was turning point in Dodgers 8-5 win over Dbacks to give LA 2-0 series lead

Years from now and regardless of whether or not the Dodgers go on to win the 2017 National League Division Series, Championship Series and World Series, there will be one guy (and thousands of Dodger fans) who will forever remember the bottom of the fourth inning of game-2 of the 2107 NLDS at Dodger Stadium. […]

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