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ANOTHER Wounded Pitcher Signed by the Dodgers?

Brett Anderson, Brandon McCarthy, Brandon Beachy, Erik Bedard, and today Dustin McGowan – What are the Dodgers and the Freidman-Zaidi brain trust thinking? rotation. Since last season, they have traded away Dan Haren and Josh Beckett has retired, and they … 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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Crawford, Gonzalez, Haren Picking Up The Slack as Dodgers Go to SF

The hot streak that vaulted the Dodgers from a distant second to a solid division lead and competing for the league’s best record began in San Francisco late in July, and this weekend they return for three more games at … Continue reading

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Next Two Games Critical For Dodgers’ Starters

Clayton Kershaw pitched another excellent game last night, but was within six outs of his second consecutive loss when Justin Turner hit an eighth-inning, two run home run to turn around a one-runt deficit to a one-run win. The Dodgers … Continue reading

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More Concern for Dodgers’ Starters

With Hyun-Jin Ryu and Josh Beckett on the disabled list, with Dan Haren’s inconsistency worrisome, and with Ned Colletti having already scoured the ranks of available third-tier starters, today’s news that, due to elbow soreness, Zack Greinke may miss his … Continue reading

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Baseball Note of the Day – August 15, 2014

Hyun-Jin Ryu had the MRI of his strained gluteus, and, of course, it was worse than the Dodgers and the empty uniform non manager Don Mattingly initially let on, and he is joining Josh Beckett, Hanley Ramirez, Paul Maholm, Chris … Continue reading

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The Up-and-Down Status of Dodgers’ Pitching

Despite the Dodgers increasing lead over the Giants in the the NL West Division and despite having the league’s best record, the Dodgers’ starting staff is really in a strange position right now. On one hand, Clayton Kershaw is the … Continue reading

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Will the Real Fausto Carmona Please Show Up

In 2006, the Cleveland Indians pitching staff included a 23-year-old Dominican right handed pitcher by the name of Fausto Carmona. He was singularly unimpressive, compiling a 1-10 record with an ERA of 5.42. Mysteriously, the 2007 season saw Carmona become … Continue reading

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Dodgers Test Waiver Wire as They Try to Even Freeway Series Behind Kershaw

With news that only one of numerous stars who currently wear the uniform of the best team that money can buy and who were put on revocable waivers to see what interest they would draw was actually claimed, the Dodgers … Continue reading

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