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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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Pitching prospect Caleb Ferguson hoping to make Dodgers gamble worthwhile Low draft pick has high hopes with only team willing to give him a chance

Caleb Ferguson was selected by the Dodgers in the 38th round of the 2014 MLB First Year Player Draft. He was the 1,149th overall pick meaning that only 66 players were selected after him in the 40-round draft. Right-handers Jeff Bain and Sam Moore were selected by the Dodgers in the final two rounds of the […]

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In favor of pitch clocks? Here’s a scary scenario for you

Imagine it’s Game-7 of the 2016 World Series between the Dodgers and the Yankees. It’s the bottom of the ninth and every one of the 50,291 in attendance at Yankee Stadium are on their feet, most appear to be praying – and with good cause; the Dodgers are clinging to a precarious 1-0 lead (Kershaw started, of […]

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A look back at the Albuquerque Isotopes – one last time

The Albuquerque Isotopes have been the Dodgers Triple-A affiliate for the past six years but 2014 proved to be the final year of that affiliation – one that will most likely never be renewed. The Isotopes play in the Pacific Southern Division of the Pacific Coast League. In 2014 manager Damon Berryhill saw his squad […]

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Dodgers 2015 salaries all squared away – for now Jansen, Turner and Nicasio accept contracts to avoid arbitration

Although it took until 11 a.m. on the last day, the Dodgers have avoided arbitration with all five of their arbitration-eligible players, thus clearing the final hurdle heading into spring training at Camelback Ranch on February 26. After Dodgers catcher A.J. Ellis accepted a one-year/$4.25 million deal on Tuesday, a raise of $700,000 over last season; and […]

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Dodgers FanFest 2015 autograph schedule released

The Dodgers have released their player autograph schedule for FanFest 2015, which will be held on Saturday, January 31, 2015 at Dodger Stadium from 10 am to 4 pm. FanFest 2015 Autograph Guidelines: Autograph vouchers must be presented at each session where they will be scanned prior to entering the designated line. There is a purchase limit […]

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Dodgers wise to pursue Cuban infielder Yoan Moncada 19-year-old phenom expected to shatter international signing bonus record

Question: What is a first-round number-one overall draft pick worth for the Dodgers? Answer: Who knows… they’ve never had one. As strange as it may sound, since the MLB First-Year Player Draft began in 1965, the Dodgers have had exactly zero number-one overall draft picks – not one. In fact, in its 50 years of existence, […]

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Dodger broadcaster Charlie Steiner honored Four-time Emmy Award winner 'overwhelmed' by honor from alma mater

Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois is naming its nationally renowned Sports Communication program in honor of four-time Emmy Award winner, National Radio Hall of Fame inductee and Dodger broadcaster Charley Steiner. The Charley Steiner School of Sports Communication becomes the first named sports communication school in the nation. The announcement was made during Bradley’s 15th […]

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Baseball, Softball likely to return to Olympics in 2020 IOC finally coming into the 21st century with long overdue reforms

Under most circumstances no one enjoys seeing a grown man cry. But when that grown man is Tommy Lasorda and the tears are the result of enormous pride and emotion for leading Team USA to the Gold Medal during the 2000 Olympics in Sydney, Australia, there probably wasn’t an American anywhere who didn’t shed a tear […]

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