Tag Archives: 2013 MLB Playoffs

Will the Lakers Win Second in a Row Tonight? Ever?

In the topsey-turvy NBA, with Houston losing to Golden State, Golden State losing to Phoenix, Memphis losing to Milwaukee, and the Lakers beating Charlotte all over the last three days, can anything happen? Can the Lakers win their second in … Continue reading

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Hit Batters, Comebacks, and Extra Innings – the Dodgers or the Angels?

The Angels started the second half by playing 28 innings in their first two games, splitting the two with Seattle. Today, in the rubber game of the series, the Angels were down 5-4 going into the ninth inning, but Albert … Continue reading

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The Best Pitching Money Can Buy

The best team money can buy ended May floundering in second place in the National League’s West Division, three games over .500 and six and one-half games behind the Giants. But their expensive pitching staff comprised of a starting staff … Continue reading

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Clayton Kershaw a Major Question, Carl Crawford to Stay Home

I’ve recently written two posts about Dodgers’ starting pitching problems heading into the start of the 2014 season, in Australia, more than a week ahead of the rest of baseball. On March 4 I wrote about how the empty uniform … Continue reading

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Did Don Mattingly Cost the Dodgers $215 M?

On October 7, 2013, with the Dodgers up two games to one over the Braves in the NL Division Series, with game four at Dodgers’ Stadium, and with dual aces Clayton Kershaw and Zack Greinke primed and ready for their … Continue reading

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Dodgers’ Make the Smart Move to Re-Sign Juan Uribe

Hanley Ramirez and Corey Seager can now relax. A few hours after I wrote about the Dodgers’ hole at third base, the team made a great move by re-signing Juan Uribe to a very reasonable and affordable two-year, $15 M … Continue reading

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Angels, Cardinals Deal Fixes Problems but Raises Questions

The Angels-St. Louis trade in which the principals were Peter Bourjos and David Freese did a lot of things for both teams, but the most important aspect of the deal is that it means no more moving around for Mike … Continue reading

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The Five Biggest Mistakes the Dodgers Made in 2013

With word today that the Dodgers are re-examining the situation surrounding the empty uniform non manager Don Mattingly with a glimmer of hope that he will be shown the door, let’s take a look at the errors of the Dodgers’ … Continue reading

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MLB Salaries: Just How Much Is Enough?

Clearly, the Dodgers’ $216,301,909 2013 payroll was not enough to buy a National League title, and all the new york yankees could achieve by spending $228,995,945 on salaries was a third-place finish. From here, it seems assured that Guggenheim Baseball … Continue reading

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