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Hatcher to DL, Culberson recalled from Triple-A OKC

To the surprise of no one, struggling Dodgers right-hander Chris Hatcher has been replaced on the Dodgers 25-man roster by utility infielder Charlie Culberson. What is a surprise is that Hatcher was placed on the 15-day disabled list for a reported strained left oblique instead of being designated for assignment to open up a spot […]

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The night Vin Scully was overshadowed

It was much like any other typical Dodgers-Giants game except for one difference, one enormous difference. The date was Friday, July 20, 1969 and the two bitter rivals were squaring off against each other at famed Candlestick Park – a still very new Candlestick Park that was celebrating it’s ninth season in existence. As he had done […]

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Dodgers bracing for extended Kershaw absence

It was the last thing, the absolute very last thing that the Dodgers and their fans wanted to hear; that staff ace Clayton Kershaw had suffered a setback after his 60-pitch simulated game this past Saturday against live batters at Dodger Stadium. “I don’t know if it’s a step back, but we’re going to let the […]

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Dodgers activate Joc Pederson from DL, recall Luis Avilan

The Dodgers have activated outfielder Joc Pederson from the 15-day disabled list, recalled left-handed reliever Luis Avilan from Triple-A Oklahoma City and placed both right-handed reliever Casey Fien and left-handed starter Hyun-Jin Ryu on the 15-day disabled list with what is being called “elbow tendonitis” – retroactive to July 17 and July 9 respectively. Pederson missed 15 games due […]

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Where will Justin Turner be playing in 2017?

By now there isn’t a Dodger fan on the planet who isn’t aware that third baseman Justin Turner becomes a free agent at the conclusion of the 2016 season. And while there is zero doubt that the extremely popular redhead absolutely loves being a Dodger, the cold hard truth is that the 31-year-old Long Beach, California […]

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Isaac Anderson strong in Cal League debut

Right-hander Isaac Anderson made his debut with the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes of the Class-A Advanced California League on Monday, July 18. He faced quite a challenge matched up against hard throwing Joshua James of the Lancaster JetHawks. The 22-year-old native of Boise, Idaho attended high school in neighboring Meridian, leading Rocky Mountain High School to […]

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Will Dodgers-Dbacks series be ‘the one’ we’ll be talking about this winter?

It goes without saying that any time a team plays a division rival head-to-head, the ramifications are enormous. Obviously, it generates a full one-game separation in the standings between the two teams. But what many baseball fans tend to overlook is that the exact same thing holds true when one team in a division wins and […]

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Left-hander Caleb Ferguson makes Loons Debut

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. Ferguson, a 6′-3″ / 215-pound left-hander, attended West Jefferson High School in West Jefferson, Ohio – a […]

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Mitchell White makes Great Lakes Loons debut

Right-hander Mitchell White was selected by the Dodgers in the second round of 2016 First-Year Player Draft. The San Jose native who attended high school at Bellarmine College Preparatory was an unlikely candidate to be drafted at all as recently as 2014, much less to be the 65th overall pick. In his graduation year at […]

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Dodgers bullpen still the best in baseball

There is no denying that Saturday’s 12-inning, 2-1 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks was a tough one to swallow, especially after the stellar pitching performance by right-hander Brandon McCarthy and equally outstanding scoreless relief work by left-hander Adam Liberatore and right-hander Joe Blanton. But to get down on Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen for blowing only […]

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