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Utley shows us again why he is ‘The Man

When all was said and done the Dodgers lost to the Chicago Cubs on Friday night – period. That’s the bottom line and what really matters. It does no good to seek out someone to blame; not Kenley Jansen, who became the new all-time strikeout leader in franchise history for a reliever with his 605th […]

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Down on the Farm – The new kids on the block

In the past two weeks the Dodgers have continued to search for and sign minor league players – especially pitchers – from independent leagues or as undrafted free agents.   Roy Merritt The 30-year- old Merritt was signed by the Dodgers on August 24. He had been having a stellar season with the Sugar Land […]

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Loons Pitchers strike out 18 TinCaps

The Great Lakes Loons of the Class-A Midwest League are in a stretch run for a playoff berth. They are presently in a life and death struggle with the Lansing Lugnuts and lead the Lugnuts by one full game in the race for the final playoff spot in the Eastern Division of the league. The […]

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As if 2016 wasn’t already tough enough for Dodger fans

I’m not going to elaborate on the intricacies of the A.J. Ellis for Carlos Ruiz trade because you can find those anywhere right now (not to mention that it just plain hurts too much). But I thought it both appropriate and important to share this A.J. Ellis quote from his just-concluded farewell interview in the Dodgers […]

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Dodger Stadium to host WBC semi-finals and final Events to take place on March 20-22, 2017

World Baseball Classic, Inc. (WBCI) today announced the North American venues and pools for the 2017 World Baseball Classic, which will be played at sites around the world in March. Dodger Stadium, home of the Los Angeles Dodgers, will once again host the tournament semi-finals and final from March 20-22.  This will mark the second […]

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Rich Hill validates Dodgers trade with Oakland

Prior to Wednesday night, if you had been tasked with finding 10 Dodger fans who were happy with the trade that brought outfielder Josh Reddick and left-hander Rich Hill to the Dodgers in exchange for Dodgers former number one draft pick Grant Holmes, MLB-ready right-hander Jharel Cotton and rib resection surgery-recipient right-hander Frank Montas, your […]

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Toles credits minor league coach for hitting success

Spend even one minute with 24-year-old Dodgers rookie outfielder Andrew Toles and you will immediately notice two things about him. First, he is extremely quiet and humble; and second, he is very funny. But spend several minutes with the Decatur, Georgia native and you will find that not only is he extremely honored and grateful to be […]

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Are Dodgers about to make the biggest mistake of the season?

Since being acquired from the Oakland Athletics at the August 1 non-waiver trade deadline, 29-year-old Gold Glove outfielder Josh Reddick has appeared in exactly 18 games with the Dodgers. In those 18 games Reddick has gone 10 for 67 (.149), has an on-base percentage of .208, has a slugging percentage of .164 for an OPS of […]

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A part of baseball history will soon be lost forever Two minor league ballparks set to close - one with strong historic ties to the Dodgers

Like every living Dodger fan – at least those of us who have yet to celebrate our 68th birthdays – I have been blessed to have had only one true “Voice of the Dodgers” in my lifetime. I am, of course, referring to Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully who, on October 2, 2016, will broadcast […]

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De Leon threw an extremely rare "immaculate inning" in his last outing with the OKC Dodgers, striking out the first three batters he face on nine consecutive pitches.
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De Leon may be headed to LA sooner rather than later

Dodger fans who have been clamoring to have top right-handed pitching prospect Jose De Leon called up to the Dodgers – and believe me, there are many – will, in all likelihood, not have to wait much longer. That’s the good news. The bad news, relatively speaking that is, is that it probably will not […]

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