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3-27-15 Paco FP

Bullpen decisions ‘toughest ones’ for Mattingly

It’s no secret that the pending decisions regarding the Dodgers bullpen are going to be very difficult for Dodgers manager Don Mattingly, but on Friday afternoon, he acknowledged that they will be the most difficult decisions this spring. “Pitching wise the decisions in the bullpen are the toughest ones,” Mattingly said. “We’ve got a couple extras, how […]

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Former Dodgers first-round draft pick Aaron Miller retires

Outfielder Aaron Miller has advised the Dodgers he is retiring from baseball. He had initially been selected by the Colorado Rockies in 2006 out of Channelview High School in Channelview, Texas. Rather than sign with the Rockies he wanted the “college experience before turning professional” and committed to Baylor University in Waco, Texas. Considered to […]

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Oklahoma City Dodgers – The stage is set Dodgers new Triple-A affiliate will have an MLB-caliber roster in 2015

On St. Patrick’s Day Think Blue LA featured an article entitled “It’s a great time to be an Oklahoma City Dodgers fan.” The article had nothing to do with the “Luck of the Irish” as that phrase is more of a reference to bad luck than good luck. In fact, being a great time to […]

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All is well in the universe – Vin Scully is back

It’s been a long winter. Not just because we have been without baseball for nearly six months but because we have been without Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully for nearly six months. Oh sure, the Dodgers have been playing spring training games since March 4, but Dodger fans have had to watch the games on SportsNet […]

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Dodgers add prepaid parking lanes for 2015 season Fans encouraged to purchase parking in advance to assist with traffic flow

The Dodgers have announced that they will be adding dedicated prepaid lanes for fans purchasing parking passes in advance for games during the 2015 season. Fans should follow the signage to these designated auto booths at all gates for the dedicated prepaid lanes. To enjoy these dedicated prepaid lanes, the Dodgers encourage fans to purchase their […]

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Brandon League to begin season on disabled list

The pending decisions regarding the crowded Dodgers bullpen became a little clearer on Wednesday morning when former closer Brandon League was shut down after experiencing shoulder discomfort while throwing a bullpen session on Tuesday. Although visibly disappointed. League doesn’t believe the injury is serious. “If it was serious I wouldn’t be able to pick up […]

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3-23-15 Hernandez Single FP

Kikè Hernandez has one goal in mind – and don’t try to convince him otherwise

When word spread in Miami that Marlins second baseman Kikè Hernandez (pronounced Kee-Kay) had been traded to the Dodgers last December, he immediately began receiving phone calls and text messages from his teammates and friends telling him that he was being traded to a team that did not have a roster spot for him and that […]

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Ryu situation creates serious dilemma for Dodgers

No one wants to think it, let alone say it, but the Hyun-jin Ryu shoulder issue could be far more detrimental to the team than anyone wants to admit. When you think about it, even if Dodgers team physician Dr. Neal ElAttrache gives the soon-to-be (on Wednesday) 28-year-old South Korean native a clean bill of health without surgery, […]

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Eric Hansen – Dodger Stadium’s miracle worker

Dodger fans who attended this year’s FanFest event undoubtedly noticed something rather disturbing about their beloved Blue Heaven on Earth – the grass on the field looked… well… awful. There were large patches of dead grass everywhere. But it was only January 31 and as Dodger fans know very well, re-sodding Dodger Stadium can be done […]

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3-21-15 Ethier HR FP

Ethier’s swinging the bat well, but…

If you are a brand new Dodger fan who has been following the team for only… say… a year or so, you are undoubtedly very impressed with what you are seeing from Andre Ethier these past few games. After all, the soon-to-be 33-year-old Phoenix native is 6 for 11 (.545) with a home run, two doubles, […]

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