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Dodgers’ Cuban Experiment a Dismal Failure

During the summer of 2012, the Los Angeles Dodgers signed Cuban defector Yasiel Puig to a seven-year, $42 Million contract, and the following year he blasted upon the major league scene, hitting .319 with 19 home runs in less than … Continue reading

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Kenta Maeda Has Tough Act to Follow In Debut

I’ve generally been suspect of veteran foreign players getting giant salaries to move to MLB after sometimes lengthy careers in Cuba, South Korea or Japan. The record seems to bear out the fact that for every Ichiro Suzuki or Jose … Continue reading

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Uribe Trade is Shear Idiocy

The trade of infielders and pitchers between the Dodgers and the Braves that was made, unmade, and made again, is beyond stupid and borders on the machinations of lunacy. In the deal as now reported, the Dodgers are sending third … Continue reading

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Dodgers in Arizona for Battle of the Andersons

Coming off a better than anticipated start to the season, thanks to Adrian Gonzalez and his record-shattering start, the Dodgers now begin a three game series in Arizona against the dirtiest team in baseball, and their new leader in orchestrated … Continue reading

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Dodgers’ and Angels’ Rotations Face Similar Issues

With the start of the 2015 season looming in a week-and-a half, both the Dodgers and Angels are struggling to to put together five-man starting rotations that can hopefully get each team off to a decent start. Each team has … Continue reading

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Lunacy at Dodgers’ Stadium – What The Hell Are They Doing?

I can’t believe how happy I was a few months ago when Andrew Friedman jumped ship in Tampa and signed on as the Dodgers’ new head baseball honcho, in charge of putting a championship-caliber team on the field. Very little … Continue reading

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