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Los Angeles Dodgers Dave Roberts talks to the media before pitchers and catchers workout Sunday, February 21, 2016 at Camelback Ranch-Glendale in Phoenix, Arizona. Photo by Jon SooHoo/©Los Angeles Dodgers,LLC 2016

Poll: Dave Roberts’ first half report card

With the 2016 season officially at the halfway mark and the Dodgers sitting in second place in the NL West with a record of 44-37 (.543), what letter grade would you give to first-year Dodgers manager Dave Roberts on the job that he has done thus far? Feel free to leave comments below.  

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Dodgers kickoff longest homestand of season tonight

This is the one we’ve been waiting all season for – the Dodgers single-longest homestand of 2016. It’s a 10-gamer that begins tonight with three games against the NL West third-place Colorado Rockies, followed by three games against the red-hot AL East-leading Baltimore Orioles and concludes with a four-game set with the NL West last […]

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Dodgers acquire Bud Norris from Braves

The have acquired right-handed pitcher Bud Norris, minor league outfielder Dian Toscano, a player to be named later and cash considerations from the Atlanta Braves in exchange for minor league pitchers Philip Pfeifer (LHP) and Caleb Dirks (RHP). To make room for Norris on the 40-man roster, Los Angeles designated left-hander Ian Thomas for assignment. Norris […]

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Dodgers worst fears realized as Kershaw heads to DL

After nearly 48 hours of unbearable anxiety, Dodgers manager Dave Roberts told reporters on Thursday morning that three-time NL Cy Young award winner and 2014 NL MVP Clayton Kershaw is headed for the 15-day disabled list after experiencing lower back discomfort for the past two weeks. Although this news is devastating for the Dodgers and […]

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Dodgers 4th round draft pick ‘Bleeds Dodger Blue’

DJ Peters was selected by the Dodgers in the fourth round of the 2016 MLB First-Year Player Draft out of Western Nevada College. Peters became the highest draft pick in the history of the junior college located in Carson City. The previous highest selection out of WNC was pitcher Dylan Baker who was taken in […]

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Braun coming to Dodgers wouldn’t sit well with fans

Over the past couple of weeks there have been rumors floating around that the Milwaukee Brewers are considering unloading outfielder and admitted PED user Ryan Braun. And while the tainted 2011 NL MVP and Mission Hills, California native has a no-trade clause to several teams in his current contract, the Dodgers are not one of them. But while […]

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It’s not the end of the world as we know it

When news spread on Tuesday afternoon that Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw would be heading back to Los Angeles on Wednesday morning to have his ailing lower back examined after the pain he has been experiencing over the past week or so hasn’t improved, social media went absolutely berserk. Responses to the breaking news ranged from those […]

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Brock Stewart completes remarkable rise to the majors Right-hander makes it through minor leagues in a matter of days, not months or years

When the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes swept the San Jose Giants in three games to capture the 2015 California League Championship last September – their first since becoming the Dodgers Advanced Single-A affiliate in 2011 – they did so behind the stellar pitching of right-handers Chase De Jong, Scott Barlow and Trevor Oaks. But noticeably missing from […]

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Great Lakes Loons add two new bats

When I tuned into the Great Lakes Loons game Monday evening I was surprised that the Loons first two hitters were brand new. That is, they were playing their first game with the Loons against the Lansing Lugnuts. It seems the motivation to bring in two new bats at this point in the season was done […]

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Without Vin Scully there might not have been a Dodger Stadium

The Los Angeles Dodgers are one of very few professional sports franchises to carry the distinction of having drawn more than three millions fans (based on ticket sales) every year for the past two decades. In fact, they have done so a total of 30 times since the franchise moved to Los Angeles from Brooklyn […]

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