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Matt Beaty heating up with the Great Lakes Loons

Great Lakes Loons third baseman Matt Beaty is enjoying his first season of professional baseball simply doing what he loves to do. Beaty was born in Dresden, Tennessee and played four years of baseball with the Dresden High School Lions. In each of his four seasons with the team he led the Lions in home runs, batting […]

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7-26-15 Greinke FP

Greinke glad streak is over

Dodgers right-hander Zack Greinke’s consecutive scoreless innings streak now sits at 1.1 innings – and he couldn’t be happier. “If anything, I feel negative about it,” Greinke told reporters after his streak ended on Sunday afternoon at 45 2/3 innings. “Now I don’t have to answer questions all the time.” The streak ended in a rather […]

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Isaac Anderson has successful debut with Loons

Right-hander Isaac Anderson made his debut with the Great Lakes Loons of the Class-A Midwest League on Thursday, July 23 in match up with the South Bend Cubs. The 21-year old native of Boise, Idaho attended high school in neighboring Meridian, Idaho leading Rocky Mountain High School to a district and state championship in 2012. […]

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7-25-15 Zach Lee 1FP

Ugh… Lee Highly anticipated MLB debut of Dodgers 2010 first-round draft pick ends up being a disaster

It’s probably safe to say that nobody expected what happened to Dodgers right-hander Zach Lee in his MLB debut on Saturday night. His first inning alone is the stuff that pitcher’s nightmares are made of. In his 4.2 innings of work, the 23-year-old Plano, Texas native allowed seven runs on 11 hits while striking out three […]

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The day Dodger fans have waited five years for Right-hander Zach Lee likely to make MLB debut at Citi Field on Saturday

Who knew? Who knew that it would take an irritated Achilles tendon and a child birth to finally lead to Dodgers 2010 first-round draft pick Zach Lee making his MLB debut? Although there has been no official word from the team yet that the 23-year-old Plano, Texas native has officially been named as Saturday’s starter, […]

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Raptor’s Scott De Jong owns July Dodgers first base prospect credits coaches for his success

In early July the Dodgers acquired right-handed pitcher Chase De Jong from the Toronto Blue Jays as part of a trade in which the they gave up three international signing slots to the Jays. Since then De Jong has been starting for the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes of the California League. Meanwhile, 22-year-old first baseman Scott […]

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Howie’s Instagram rant crosses the line Opinions on guns is one thing, but opinions on opinions is something entirely different

(Editor’s Note: The following are the opinions of ThinkBlueLA staff writer Harold Uhlman. They are his own and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of Second baseman Howie Kendrick was acquired by the Dodgers in mid-December in a trade that sent left-handed pitcher Andrew Heaney to the Anaheim Angels. Heaney, a Marlins 2012 first round […]

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7-23-15 Kershaw FP

Dodger fans are witnessing history – again Kershaw - Greinke duo bringing back fond memories for older Dodger fans

Dodger fans old enough to have witnessed Hall of Famers Sandy Koufax and Don Drysdale pitch in person are blessed to have seen the greatest lefty-righty pitching duo in franchise history. But if you are among the majority of today’s Dodger fans and missed out on those glory days between 1962 and 1966, you’re in luck. You […]

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5-22-14 Zack Greinke FP

The longer the Dodgers delay re-signing Greinke, the more expensive he becomes

For Dodger fans, Zack Greinke’s opt-out clause is a no-brainer – pay the man … and do it now. But for Dodgers President of Baseball Operations Andrew Friedman and general manager Farhan Zaidi, their “wait and see” approach is all but guaranteeing that the 31-year-old right-hander will not be a Dodger next season. How is it that […]

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Loons Alex Verdugo ready for next step

Center fielder Alex of the Great Lakes Loons was drafted by the Dodgers in the second round of the 2014 First Year Player Draft. His teammate, right-handed pitcher Grant Holmes, was selected in the first round of that draft by the Dodgers. Verdugo was considered by many to be the best two-way player available in the […]

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