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Dodgers’s Starting Rotation Up For Grabs

As of now, the Dodgers’ starting rotation is Clayton Kershaw, Brett Anderson, Alex Wood, Mike Boisinger and Carlos Frias. Seriously. A year ago as Andrew Friedman, knowing all too well of the fragile health state of then number three starter … Continue reading

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Dodgers Sweep Seattle While Fifth Starter Spot Percolates

After a three-game sweep of the Seattle Mariners, the Dodgers now prepare for a three game set with the Colorado Rockies, who are off to a great start (7-2) and amazingly, boast the National League’s number one team ERA, at … 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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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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Dodgers Continue to Make Questionable Pitching Choices

Granted, the Dodgers easily won their division last season, despite monumental deficiencies with both the starting pitching staff and the set-up guys in the bullpen. Relying in far to many games through August and September on starters with names like … Continue reading

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One Guy Missing as Dodgers Report to Camp

A few days ago I wrote about how Josh Hamilton, following his recent shoulder surgery, would be missing in action as the Angels reported to spring training. Well, the Dodgers have a similar but worse situation as they filter in … 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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