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Have the Dodgers Regained the “Spark”?

Bringing in questionable players from losing teams, treating September as Spring Training 2.0 for the post season, and a lethargy prompted by just too big a lead over all those other inferior teams lead the Dodgers to a previously unthinkable … Continue reading

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Dodgers .500 Record Still Good Enough in NL West

I’ve written repeatedly that the National League West is the worst division in baseball, and nothing that has happened within the division so far this young season has worked to dispel that truism. As the Dodgers, in first place in … Continue reading

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Free Agent Showdown at A T & T

This afternoon the possessors of the fifth and ninth worst free agent contracts of the 2015-2016 off season square off against each other as the Dodgers and Giants play the final game of their first series of the year. But … Continue reading

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2016’s Worst Free-Agent Signings

From the tenth worst to the very worst number one bad one, here is 2016’s list of the year’s worst free agent signings in major league baseball: 10. Rich Hill – 1-Year, $6 M ? Rich Hill? $6 Million? Seriously? … Continue reading

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Seriously Joe Blanton? SERIOUSLY?

Over the last several seasons, the LA Dodgers have employed some of baseball’s greatest pitchers, and some of its worst. At one extreme, they’ve had as their ace Clayton Kershaw and other front line starters such as Zack Greinke, Josh … Continue reading

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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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How Valid Are Sports Awards Based Only on the Regular Season?

Throughout almost all of the 2014 major league baseball season, certainly after his return from the disabled list in May, there was little question that the most dominant pitcher in the game was the Dodgers’ Clayton Kershaw. His 21-3 won-lost … Continue reading

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Dodgers and Cardinals Late Afternoon Start? TV Rules!

What could possibly be worse than starting an October game at Dodgers’ Stadium in the late afternoon? It will be the hottest part of the day, likely about 95º, and the shadows will be just beginning to wreck havoc with … Continue reading

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And The Regular Season is Over – Playoffs Begin in Two Days

The most overrated pitcher in baseball, David Price, looked like the most underrated today, as he led the Tigers to a 3-0 victory over the Twins, giving Detroit the American League Central Division title, and making the Royals a wild … Continue reading

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