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Vin Scully calls foul ball on Giants grounds crew

For the 30 percent of Dodgers fans who were able to watch Tuesday night’s Dodgers-Giants game at AT&T Park in San Francisco on Time Warner Cable (or those who have creatively found away around local blackouts on MLB.TV), you undoubtedly heard Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully repeatedly talk about the excessively watered down infield […]

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Dodgers plan to put Olivera on fast track to big leagues

On Tuesday afternoon the Dodgers officially announced the signing of 30-year-old Cuban infielder Hector Olivera to a six-year / $62.5 million contract – a deal that had been in the works since spring training but had been on hold while Olivera was awaiting a visa to work in the United States. Later that evening, both […]

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Dodgers officially sign Cuban infielder Hector Olivera Club also announces signing of right-hander Pablo Fernandez

The Dodgers have officially announced the signings of Cuban infielder Hector Olivera to a six-year/$62.5 million contract and right-handed pitcher Pablo Fernandez to a minor league deal. To make room for Olivera on the 40-man roster the team designated left-handed pitcher Eury De La Rosa for assignment. “We are excited to be adding two players […]

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ThinkBlueLA’s 2015 MLB Draft Preview Friedman and Zaidi get four picks in top 74 in their first MLB Draft with Dodgers

The 2015 MLB First Year Player Draft is scheduled for June 8-10 at the MLB Network’s Studio 42 in Secaucus, New Jersey. The draft each year is one of the highlights of the season for me. I don’t watch it as a full time activity but check in regularly to see what the Dodgers are […]

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Brandon Beachy – The invisible Dodger… for now

With so much time and money spent annually on scouting for the MLB First Year Player Draft each year, you would think that all of the best college and high school players would be discovered and at least be selected in the later rounds. But every now and then an exceptionally talented college or prep […]

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Bolsinger credits Yasmani Grandal for his success

Dodgers right-hander Mike Bolsinger has now made three starts with the team. In those three starts he is 2-0 with an outstanding 1.04 ERA. He has allowed only two runs on 13 hits while walking six and striking out 14 through 17.1 innings of work. In Sunday’s 1-0 win over the Colorado Rockies, Bolsinger all but […]

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Jose De Leon promoted to Double-A Tulsa Dodgers 6th ranked prospect to join Julio Urias in Drillers rotation

It is a day that we all knew would happen and sooner rather than later. Dodgers Top-10 pitching prospect Jose De Leon has been promoted from the Advanced Single-A Rancho Cucamonga Quakes to the Double-A Tulsa Drillers. De Leon received word of his much anticipated promotion on Sunday afternoon after yet another outstanding performance in front […]

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Catching prospect Austin Chubb attracting right kind of attention

On Friday evening as I watched the Great Lakes Loons I was focused on the pitching performance by Grant Holmes, the Dodgers first round selection in the 2014 First Year Player Draft. Holmes was definitely dialed in pitching six shut out innings. I expected 22-year old Spencer Navin or 23-year old Brant Whiting to be […]

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A thrice-historic night at the Ravine

As most Dodger fans know, something interesting usually happens at Dodger Stadium almost nightly, but on Friday night three somethings occurred that were not only interesting but historic. First and foremost was the fact that Dodgers ace and defending 2014 NL MVP and Cy Young award winner Clayton Kershaw picked up his 100th career win, […]

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Down on the Farm – Starters toss 25 scoreless innings

Great Lakes Loons: The Dodgers first round draft selection in 2014 is starting to get more comfortable in the Midwest Class-A league. Nineteen year old Grant Holmes has given up a total of only two earned runs in his last three starts. On Friday evening he shut down the South Bend White Cubs for six […]

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