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Dodgers announce 2018 spring training schedule

After three weeks of post World Series trauma, Dodger fans finally received some good news on Monday afternoon when the team officially announced their 2018 spring training schedule. According to the much-anticipated announcement, the Dodgers will kickoff spring training 2018 on Friday, February 23, 2018 against their spring training camp mates, the Chicago White Sox, at […]

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Dieter Ruehle a part of incredible Dodgers history

“Sing us a song, you’re the piano man Sing us a song tonight Well, we’re all in the mood for a melody And you’ve got us feelin’ alright.” – Billy Joel   *  *  *  *  *  *   Over the past two seasons the Dodgers have had a total of 26 pitchers, 19 outfielders, 11 […]

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And the winner isn’t … (insert Dodgers name here)

First and foremost a disclaimer – this article is 100 percent, unequivocally and indisputably sour grapes. There. The disclaimer has been made in the event that you choose not to read on. Here we go. It is a fact that is plain as day – the entire world hates the Dodgers … except, of course, for […]

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Silence is Golden – except during the GM meetings

As kids, we were often told by our elders that ‘Silence is Golden,’ a term usually said to us in an effort to shut us up. And while there is certainly virtue in this ages old saying, it doesn’t bode well with Dodger fans during the annual General Managers meetings, which kicked off this past […]

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A few things you should know about beginning in 2018

Last January, the Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA) adopted several significant changes that go into effect beginning with Spring Training 2018. One such change has to do with spring training itself, more specifically, with the length of spring training. Up to and including 2017, the voluntary reporting date for pitchers, catchers and injured players was […]

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Is there a Giancarlo Stanton in the Dodgers future?

Let’s face it, there isn’t a Dodger fan on the planet who doesn’t get at least a little bit giddy over the thought of Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton playing at Dodger Stadium in a Dodgers uniform. I mean, we’re talking about a guy coming off a remarkable 2017 season that saw him hit an […]

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Dodgers – Padres to play 3 games in Monterrey Mexico

The National League Champion Dodgers and their NL West Division-rival San Diego Padres will meet in a three-game series at Estadio de Béisbol Monterrey May 4-6, 2018, Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association announced on Monday. The games, which will serve as Padres home games, will represent the third regular season […]

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Bellinger unanimous NL Rookie of the Year

As a surprise to absolutely no one, Dodgers first baseman Cody Bellinger was the unanimous 2017 National League Rookie of the Year, as chosen by the Baseball Writers Association of America. The 22-year-old Scottsdale, Arizona native and son of three-time World Series champion Clay Bellinger follows (now) 23-year-old Dodgers shortstop Corey Seager, who was the 2016 NL […]

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Veterans Day Batting Practice a hit at Dodger Stadium

It began eight years ago and has become one of the biggest events held annually at Dodger Stadium – Veterans Day Batting Practice. “To watch these families come in, we have over 300 families, they’re veterans and active military,” explains Dodgers vice president of external affairs and community relations Naomi Rodriguez. “But it’s not just […]

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Brandon Morrow – Pay the man, Dodgers

As I was driving to Costco on Thursday afternoon to drop what would undoubtedly be a couple hundred bucks (plus another $1.50 for the obligatory hot dog), I was listening to MLB Network Radio, as I often do while in the car. Much to my surprise, the call-in radio guest for the show was Dodgers […]

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