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Dodgers in familiar territory with 37 games remaining

If you were to ask any Dodger fan if the 2015 Dodgers are similar to the 2014 NL West Champion Dodgers, chances are they would tell that the two teams are as different as night and day. Oh sure, both teams had Andre Ethier, Clayton Kershaw, A.J. Ellis, Zack Greinke, Adrian Gonzalez, Carl Crawford, Scott Van Slyke, […]

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Did Mattingly make right call by removing Alex Wood? Dodger fans question manager's decision costing young left-hander shot at first career shutout

The Dodgers won on Tuesday evening and any way you slice it, that’s the bottom line – especially when clinging to a minuscule 2.5-game lead over their division rival San Francisco Giants. But in spite of Tuesday’s 5-1 win over the Cincinnati Reds, there is little doubt that Dodgers manager Don Mattingly’s decision to remove recently […]

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Dbacks hoping for fierce Dodgers-Giants battle

Remember the Arizona Diamondbacks? You know, the franchise with the owner who will not allow fans of other teams to wear non-Dbacks clothing behind home plate because he doesn’t want them to appear on local television, which is probably one of the many reasons why his franchise is ranked 24th in the MLB in attendance this […]

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Good news and bad news for Quakes and Dodgers fans

Rancho Cucamonga Quakes and Dodgers fans received some bad news, perhaps even devastating news, prior to Sunday’s series finale between the Quakes and the Visalia Rawhide. Cuban superstar right-hander Pablo Millan Fernandez, whom the Dodgers signed to a minor league contract on May 19 that included an $8 million signing bonus, was a last minute scratch from […]

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May the best genie win

There’s an old saying that is often attributed to the great Thomas Jefferson: “I am a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work, the more I have of it.” If this is indeed true, then Jefferson was clearly a Dodger fan – although his timing may have been off by a few […]

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Dodgers to activate Nicasio from DL – option Garcia back to OKC

The Dodgers will activate right-hander Juan Nicasio from the 15-day disabled list prior to Tuesday’s three-game series opener against the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park. To make room on the Dodgers current 25-man roster, they will option right-hander Yimi Garcia back to Triple-A Oklahoma City. The announcement came on Monday morning and the move will […]

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Astros exploit Kenley Jansen’s Achilles’ heel

If you weren’t paying close attention you might not have even noticed it. But AM570 LA Sports radio broadcasters Rick Monday and Kevin Kennedy certainly did – as did Houston Astros manager A. J. Hinch and rookie phenom shortstop Carlos Correa. With the Dodgers leading 2-1 after yet another stellar pitching performance by Dodgers ace Clayton […]

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40 to go

The Dodgers are not in first place in the NL West because they are the best team in the division, they’re in first place in the NL West because the Giants are currently worse than they are – but only slightly. And while this may sound pessimistic and have a negative spin to it and most […]

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Win (the West) or Go Home Dodgers continue to paint themselves into a corner with inability to win on the road

With only 41 games remaining in the regular season and with their inability to win on the road, the Dodgers chances of landing a playoff spot is in jeopardy. Although the Dodgers still hold a precarious 1.5-game lead over their division-rival Giants, it is becoming very apparent that the only way for them to make the […]

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Dodgers put 4th-round draft pick Willie Calhoun on fast track

Second baseman Willie Calhoun made his High-A debut with the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes of the California League on Tuesday, August 18th. Calhoun attended Benicia High School in Benicia, California which is located in the San Francisco area of the state. With the Panthers he was twice named the school’s Most Valuable Player. As a senior […]

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