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Dodgers prospect Angel German one year later

Dodgers pitching prospect Angel German turned 21 on May 25. The 6’-4” / 185-pound right-hander is now in his second stint with the Great Lakes Loons of the Class-A Midwest League. The native of Bani in the Dominican Republic was signed by the Dodgers as an international free agent on April 18, 2013. German played […]

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The verdict is in – Dodgers won the Chris Taylor for Zach Lee trade A trade that upset many at the time now appears to be among the greatest in recent years

When a team acquires a player – whether it be through the draft or via trade – it is, in almost every sense of the word, a crapshoot. If it’s through the draft, a team is basing their selections (and dishing out their draft pool money) on the word of a handful of scouts who, […]

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Dodgers new infielder Mike Freeman has unique claim to fame In addition to having a MLB slash line, Dodgers newest infielder has an earned run average

On Friday, the Dodgers claimed utility infielder Mike Freeman off waivers from the Seattle Mariners. Like his recently waived (and subsequently claimed) teammate Chris Heston, Freeman is a three-time draftee. The Orlando, Florida native was initially selected by the San Diego Padres in the 41st round of the 2006 First-Year Player draft out of Edgewater […]

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Dodgers claim pitcher Chris Heston off waivers

On Friday, the Dodgers claimed right-handed pitcher Chris Heston off waivers from the Seattle Mariners. In his last option year, he was immediately optioned to the Oklahoma City Dodgers in the Pacific Coast League. Heston is a three-time draftee having first been selected by the Minnesota Twins in the 47th round of the 2007 First-Year […]

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Solid Wood is Solid Gold

Skeptical baseball fans waiting for Dodgers left-hander Alex Wood‘s consecutive scoreless innings streak to end will have to wait at least another five days, as the 26-year-old Charlotte, North Carolina native added another five innings to it on Friday night in front of 45,017 at Dodger Stadium. Although Wood’s pitch count rose faster than he would […]

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Is LA’s love affair with Sergio Romo over?

It was a sight to behold. Sergio Romo – a guy with three World Series rings earned while a member of the hated San Francisco Giants – was now wearing a Dodgers uniform, a uniform that his father and grandfather had dreamed that he would one day wear. After all, they and Romo himself had […]

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‘Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hill’

Have you ever made a high-end purchase – a new car, a new big screen television, a new laptop, or whatever – and as soon as you get it home you immediately ask yourself “Was this a smart idea? Did I really need this? Can I actually afford this?” It’s called buyer’s remorse and at […]

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Could this be a timely injury for Joc Pederson?

No true fan of the game of baseball ever likes to see a player get injured – not one on their most hated rival’s team and most certainly not one on their favorite team – and anyone who does is neither a true fan of the game nor a good person. Oh sure, when you […]

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Dodgers to host ‘Grilling With The Garv’ event

The Dodgers and King’s Hawaiian will host their first “Grilling With The Garv” event prior to the Dodgers’ series opener with the World Champion Chicago Cubs on Friday, May 26. The event will be held at the King’s Hawaiian Grill in the left field plaza beginning at 6:15 p.m. It will feature Dodger great Steve […]

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Alvarez brilliant in Quakes 2-0 loss to Visalia

When the Dodgers signed Cuban phenom right-hander Yadier Alvarez as an international free agent back on July 2, 2015, they did so because he had what MLB.com’s Jesse Sanchez called “…a fastball that touches 98 mph with a plus-slider and an above-average changeup.” “He threw in front of 70 local scouts in the Dominican Republic earlier this month and […]

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