Dodgers to host Veterans Day Batting Practice

The Dodgers will host approximately 300 pre-selected active duty service members and veterans from the U.S. Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force and Coast Guard and their families for batting practice at Dodger Stadium on Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in honor of Veterans Day. Dodgers alumni Ron Cey, Manny Mota, Billy Ashley and Dennis Powell, and the […]

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Seager wins second consecutive Silver Slugger Award

Twenty-four hours after Dodgers right fielder Yasiel Puig was unjustifiably snubbed by National League coaches and managers for the 2017 Rawlings Gold Glove Award, an award that he absolutely, positively and unequivocally deserved, those same coaches and managers got it right on Thursday afternoon when they named Dodgers shortstop Corey Seager as the recipient of the […]

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Is there a Coach Utley in the Dodgers future?

Free agency has officially begun, and teams can now pursue players without restriction. The Dodgers have six players currently on the open market and they will more than likely want some of them back for at least one more campaign. One such free agent is 38-year-old second baseman Chase Utley. But is it really in […]

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State of the Dodgers message

In what was undoubtedly an unpleasant but necessary evil, Dodgers president of Baseball operations Andrew Friedman and general manager Farhan Zaidi met with a large gathering of reporters on Tuesday morning at Dodger Stadium for a post postseason Q and A session. “I’m not sure I’ll ever really get over it or the disappointment at […]

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Does a losing World Series matter to anyone?

The World Series is over but not forgotten. The postmortems and ‘what ifs’ continue as Dodger fans can only seemingly lick their wounds and baseball pundits look for reasons why the Dodgers failed to come away as the victors. Oh yes, and the call of the past has resurfaced – “Wait until next year.” For […]

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Spilled milk and tipped pitches

The Astros won the World Series and the Dodgers did not. That’s the bottom line (even if at the top of the page) and it does absolutely no good whatsoever to cry over spilled milk. As to be expected, within minutes of the final out being recorded in game-7 of what was arguably one of […]

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Has Andre Ethier played his last game as a Dodger?

UPDATED November 5, 2017 at 2:55 pm PT (See below)   *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *   The year was 2004. It was a great year for the Dodgers, who ended up winning the National League West Division over the San Francisco Giants by a mere two games. But for Dodgers […]

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The Dodgers other Kenley Jansen

When the Dodgers 2016 season ended with a loss to the eventual World Series champion Chicago Cubs, they were faced with a serious dilemma – either pay All-Star closer Kenley Jansen BIG bucks, or lose him to free agency. Fortunately, they paid him … to the tune of $80 million for five years that will […]

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The Dodgers’ 2017 under-the-radar hero

There’s a pretty good chance that if you were to poll Dodger fans as to who they consider the hero of the just-concluded 15-game 2017 postseason, of which the Dodgers won 10 of the 15 games they played, the top vote getters would probably include Justin Turner for his dramatic three-run walk-off home run in […]

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47 pitches cost Dodgers World Series title

The Dodgers made it to game-7 of the 2007 World Series by winning an MLB-best 104 games during the regular season, three games in the National League Division Series, four games in the National League Championship Series and three of the first six games of the World Series. That’s a remarkable 114 wins. But the […]

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