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Highlight of Dodgers’ Loss: Scott Baker Not Terrible

Despite allowing home runs to Alexi Amarista and Derek Norris, the LA Dodgers’ newest starter, 33-year-old veteran Scott Baker, was not terrible, and certainly earned more opportunities on a starting staff ravaged by horrible personal decisions and mounting injuries. On … Continue reading

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Opening Day in LA: ESPN Giveth, ESPN Taketh Away

For all of you Los Angeles baseball fans with weekday (or at least opening day) television privileges, you saw ESPN begin the day by showing us the fabulous Toronto Blue Jays win over the yankees. Then, at 1:00, with no … Continue reading

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Reality Check – The Dodgers Are Not As Good As Last Year

As the 2015 major league baseball season is about to begin, the Dodgers face competition in a National League West division that again includes the World Champion San Francisco Giants, and that this season may overall be slightly improved. But … Continue reading

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Are the Dodgers Any Better Today Than On Opening Day, 2014?

The answer is, most likely, no. but it is not a simple question to answer. First and foremost, the Dodgers are significantly better defensively. With Jimmy Rollins the new shortstop replacing Hanley Ramirez, the infield defense is vastly improved. Howie … Continue reading

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Dodgers’ Upheaval – Day Two

When I wrote “In the Midst of a Dodgers’ Upheaval” yesterday, the team, well, actually new head of baseball operations Andrew Friedman, had begun what looked like an almost total makeover of the best team that money could buy, ignoring … Continue reading

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In the Midst of a Dodgers’ Upheaval

When the Dodgers hired Andrew Friedman to run baseball operations, it seemed like they had brought in just the right guy to fine tune the best team money can buy, and get them on the right track toward the success … Continue reading

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