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Poll: Who should replace Kenley Jansen as the Dodgers temporary closer?

The Dodgers received some good news on Tuesday when closer Kenley Jansen was able to shed his crutches and begin throwing while still in a walking boot. “I was able to land on the foot and there was no pain,” Jansen told Dodgers beat reporter Ken Gurnick. “I just have to take is slowly. It’s […]

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Ryu injury making Friedman look like a genius Bedard signing could prove to be saving grace for Dodgers rotation

When the Dodgers signed 36-year-old left-hander Erik Bedard on January 18, they did so for one reason and one reason only – to provide pitching depth in their starting rotation. The signing was to a minor league contract with an invitation to big league spring training camp which reunited the Ontario, Canada native with his former […]

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As Guerrero gets closer to L.A., Barney gets closer to Oklahoma City

When the Dodgers tendered former Gold Glove second baseman Darwin Barney a one-year – $2.525 million contracted extension to avoid arbitration this past December, they did so with every intention of having the 29-year-old Portland, Oregon native as one of their two utility infielders in 2015 along with super-sub Justin Turner. My how things have changed. […]

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Is J.P. Howell hurt?

Is the Dodger left-hander with one of the best Earned Run Averages over the past two seasons hurt? No, I’m not talking about reigning NL MVP and three-time Cy Young award winner Clayton Kershaw, I’m talking about the guy whose ERA in 2013 and 2014 was only slightly higher than Kershaw’s – left-handed reliever J.P. Howell. […]

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Dodger Stadium to host All-Star Game… ‘In near future?’

On Monday morning new MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred met with Dodgers players, the Dodgers brass and with the media. And while the meetings reportedly covered a wide variety of topics, the one that is of special interest to Dodger fans is Manfred’s claim that an MLB All-Star Game at Dodger Stadium will likely take place […]

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Don Mattingly’s almost endorsement of Joc Pederson

We all know it, even if no one really wants to come right out an say it with three weeks of spring training still remaining – Joc Pederson will be the Dodgers Opening Day (and everyday) Dodgers center fielder in 2015. But on Tuesday morning, the soon-to-be 23-year-old Palo Alto, CA native received about as much […]

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It’s a great time to be an Oklahoma City Dodgers fan Young Dodgers continue to flex muscle to yank another victory from jaws of defeat

It’s probably safe to say that recently acquired Dodgers reliever Chris Hatcher wasn’t feeling too good after his one inning of work on Monday afternoon against the Oakland A’s at Camelback Ranch. Even though the Dodgers were already down 1-0 when the Kinston, NC native was given the ball in the top of the fourth inning, when […]

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Dodgers – iHeart Media launch AM 570 LA Sports radio Dodger Talk to air year-round

iHeartMedia Los Angeles and the Dodgers announced on Monday the debut of the all-new AM 570 LA Sports, effective immediately. The new baseball season will bring a new name, a new look, a re-brand, a re-launch and a new co-ownership with the Dodgers to the station formerly known as KLAC. AM 570 LA Sports will […]

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Brandon League’s ‘setback’ puts Dodgers in awkward situation

*  *  * UPDATED March 16, 2015 at 9:30 am (PT) *  *  * When the Dodgers unceremoniously cut former closer Brian Wilson from the team shortly after the 2014 season ended and after he said that he would be exercising his guaranteed $9.5 million player option for 2015 (and why wouldn’t he?), rumors soon began […]

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Chris Hatcher adds to his résumé in bid for bullpen job

With the Dodgers now officially one-third of the way through their 2015 spring training schedule, the pieces are beginning to fall into place. Sort of… The Dodgers entered game number 10 of their scheduled 31 spring training games with 16 relievers who had not given up an earned run. The came out of the game […]

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