MRI reveals ‘mild back herniation’ for Andre Ethier

There was some good news and some bad news out of Dodgers spring training camp today. The bad news is that the back soreness experienced by soon-to be 35-year-old Dodgers outfielder Andre Ethier is the result of a “mild herniated disk” in his lower back, for which he received an epidural injection and will be completely […]

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Will Dodgers take the plunge with Cody Bellinger?

On Monday it was reported that 34-year-old veteran Dodgers first baseman Adrian Gonzalez was dealing with soreness in his right elbow … again. And although this is the same elbow that has been troubling the 13-year MLB veteran for some time now, it comes as a surprise to no one that the San Diego, California native […]

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There’ll be (familiar) music in the air at Dodger Stadium for WBC

If you’re like most Dodger fans, in addition to going through a some serious Dodgers withdrawals for the past six months, you’ve probably also been going through some serious Dieter Ruehle withdrawals too. Ruehle, who will begin his second season as the Dodger Stadium organist two weeks from today and who is often referred to […]

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Ethier returns to the ‘Who knows?’ list

Just when it appeared that all of Andre Ethier‘s health issues were finally… finally behind him, there is yet another fly in the ointment. After battling back from a horrible (and freak) injury almost a year ago to the day in which he fouled a ball off of his right shin during a spring training game […]

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The Catch

Having attended the final rounds of the second-ever World Baseball Classic held at Dodger Stadium in 2009, I can tell you first-hand that the overall feeling at Blue Heaven on Earth was pretty much … meh. Oh sure, in the semifinal round between Team USA and Team Japan there was a lot of energy in the […]

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MLB to support three youth events March 20 & 21 Commissioner Manfred to visit two Southern California area Boys & Girls Clubs

Major League Baseball will support three special youth-focused events in the Greater Los Angeles area, including a ‘PLAY BALL’ event at Grand Park in downtown L.A. and two ceremonies revealing renovations at Boys & Girls Clubs in Anaheim and Los Angeles.  The youth-focused events, along with all pertinent details, are as follows: Monday, March 20th, […]

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One Dodger lefty fared better than another on Thursday

The good news is that the Dodgers Opening Day starting rotation became a little clearer on Thursday. The bad news is that it apparently will not include 33-year-old left-hander Scott Kazmir. After making only 14 pitches in his second start of the spring against the Colorado Rockies on March 6, Kazmir was removed from the […]

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Thompson making difficult decision even more so for Dodgers

Let’s face it, when the Dodgers acquired outfielder Trayce Thompson, pitcher Frankie Montas and second baseman Micah Johnson from the Chicago White Sox in the three-way deal that sent all-star third baseman Todd Frazier to Chicago from the Cincinnati Reds, and former Dodgers Jose Peraza, Brandon Dixon and Scott Schebler to Cincinnati, Dodger fans immediately referred to […]

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Dodgers to host Team Japan on Sunday at Camelback Ranch

The Dodgers will host World Baseball Classic semifinalists Team Japan at Camelback Ranch on Sunday, March 19 on their way to the WBC single-elimination championship round, which will be held at Dodger Stadium on Tuesday, March 21. Japan won WBC Pool E in Tokyo and will face the second-place team from Pool F of either Dominican […]

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WBC loses its biggest ambassador and spokesperson

It was one of those press conferences that didn’t garner much attention but it was nonetheless very important. The date was February 8, 2017, an overcast but otherwise pleasant day at Dodger Stadium. The presser was to formally announce Team Mexico’s roster for the upcoming World Baseball Classic, of which the semi-final and final rounds would […]

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