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Dodgers kick off annual Select-A-Seat event

Just as they have done for the past seven years, the Dodgers will once again host their annual ‘Select-A-Seat’ event on Wednesday and Thursday, January 28 and 29 at Dodger Stadium. The Select-A-Seat event allows current Dodgers season ticket holders the opportunity to exchange or upgrade their season seat locations based on seat availability from […]

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Pete Rose may be the happiest man on earth… for now Banned superstar undoubtedly hoping for reprieve from new MLB commissioner

It’s probably safe to say that banned (and disgruntled) superstar Pete Rose is glad that Bud Selig is no longer the commissioner of Major League Baseball. But then, he undoubtedly felt the same when Fay Vincent replaced Bart Giamatti and when Selig replaced Vincent. Why? Well, the answer to this is blatantly obvious; Rose is hoping that this […]

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Daniel Mayora – The foundation of professional baseball 10-year minor leaguer still chasing the dream and making a good showing at it

Daniel Mayora has played as a minor league baseball player for twelve years. He began his career in 2003 with the Colorado Rockies organization as an undrafted free agent out of La Guaria, Venezuela. Following two years in the Dominican Summer League he played six years in the Rockies minor league system. During that time he […]

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Just Kershaw being Kershaw

Another night – another awards ceremony for 2014 National League MVP and Cy Young award winner Clayton Kershaw. On Saturday night the Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA) held their 92nd annual awards presentation dinner in New York at which Kershaw was formally presented with his 2014 Kenesaw Mountain Landis NL MVP plate and his 2014 NL Cy […]

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The 2015 Dodgers 20 and Under Team

Last March I compiled a list of players that were 20-years of age or younger in the Dodger farm system that I felt were the best at their positions. Now I am looking back to the 2014 season to see how they have progressed and also to again determine who would be on the scorecard […]

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Thank you Ernie Banks, just thank you

When word spread about the passing of Hall of Famer and baseball legend Ernie Banks late Friday evening, I was deeply saddened and paused what I was doing to say a brief prayer for Ernie and his family and friends. Ernie’s passing also caused me to reflect on the personal impact that he had on my […]

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Does Joc Pederson have a lock on the center field job? Although the likely favorite, the Dodgers center field job is anything but a done deal

There’s a saying in baseball as old as the game itself: “The job is his to lose.” There’s another saying as old as the game itself – or so it seems: “Andre Ethier will be traded.” With the Dodgers first full-squad spring training workout exactly five weeks from today, not only has Andre Ethier not been […]

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Future looking bright for Dodgers Baseball America releases Top-10 prospect list - and it's very impressive

There are Dodger fans and then there are Dodger enthusiasts. If you are among the former, you know all about Kershaw, AGon, Puig, Crawford, Ellis and newcomers Jimmy Rollins and Howie Kendrick. If you are among the latter, you know about De Leon, Verdugo, Holmes and Leon – to name only a few. But whether […]

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What’s Next for the Dodgers? Dodgers brass using old-school success with new-school technology to create a new 'Dodger way'

What’s Next for the Dodgers? When I was a youngster enjoying the exploits of the Brooklyn Dodgers in the mid fifties, a CBS television show – The $64,000 Question – was all the rage. At that time whenever we had a puzzling question we would simply say, “That’s the $64,000 question.” It was a great […]

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Will Dodgers improved defense make up for their lost offense? Friedman's & Zaidi's off-season moves will be closely scrutinized by Dodger fans - among others

Make no mistake about it, new Dodgers Present of Baseball Operations Andrew Friedman and new Dodgers General Manager Farhan Zaidi are not concerned about what fans think of their off-season moves. In fact, their boss – Dodgers President and CEO Stan Kasten – ordered them not to. “I have told them not to concern themselves […]

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