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The Return of Matt Kemp?

Few Dodgers’ over the past decade or so have been as maligned as Matt Kemp. Though not the defensive star he once was, only when injured has his offensive performance been less than stellar, but his criticism has generally revolved … Continue reading

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Starting Depth Still Question Mark as Bullpen Fuels Angels’ Drive

Angels’ hitters gave C.J. Wilson an early three-run lead last night in the first game of the latest showdown with the baseball’s world second best team, the Oakland A’s, but Wilson could not hold the lead, and after 5-2/3 innings, … Continue reading

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A Baseball History Lesson as a Warning to the Angels

Back in the 1960s when stating pitchers started every four days, when they were expected to pitch eight or nine innings in every start, and when a closer would only enter a game when the starter, holding on to a … Continue reading

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Critical Moment for MLB’s Best Team, the LA Angels

In a season that has seen the America League West leading Los Angeles Angels use only six different starting pitchers through their first 125 games, they have established themselves as the best team in baseball and are currently on a … Continue reading

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Dodgers, Angels Each Take Hit to Starting Staff After Trade Deadline

As I wrote earlier, I was very glad that the Dodgers did not give away either Matt Kemp or any of their three top prospects for a starting pitcher, and the Angels had filled their only true need, extensive help … Continue reading

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Need For Pitching Produces Acts of Desperation

A few days ago, I wrote about how the Dodgers had grossly overpaid to sign Dan Haren to a free agent contract. In the past day or two, several other general managers have thrown about team riches with reckless abandon … Continue reading

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