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2017 and the Dodgers’ Race to the World Series

While there may or may not be a super team playing in Chicago that can steamroll through the National League, local pundits say no matter, the Dodgers will reach the 2017 World Series. Maybe they can do it, but as … Continue reading

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Dodgers’ Starting Pitching Finally on Right Track – Don’t Screw It Up

After season after season for what seems like a decade, Dodgers’ starting staffs were replete with names like super-stiff over-the-hill has-beens or never-weres such as Roberto (Fausto Carmon) Hernandez, Ted Lilly, Jon Garland, Vicente Padilla, John Ely, Eric Milton, Aaron … Continue reading

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MLB 2015, Ce finis

Congrats to the Kansas City Royals for a well-earned and well-deserved World Championship, and most of all for showing the baseball world how to do it right. $300 million dollar payroll and marque name empty uniform non-manager? A resounding NO! … Continue reading

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Last Night’s Dodgers’ Game Raises Lots of Questions

Last night was game four of the 2015 major league season for those of us who now have been granted divine access to SportsNet LA and Los Angeles Dodgers’ games, through the magnanimous gesture of Charter Cable’s public relations and … 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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Kershaw and Third Base – Tough to Be A Dodger

After starting the season by winning two of three from the NL West’s best team, the San Diego Padres, the Dodgers have now lost two in a row to the league’s worst team, the Diamondbacks of Arizona. What’s worse, after … Continue reading

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Criticism of mattingly Ignores His Far Worse Decision

After several very bad starts, the empty uniform non-manager don mattingly pulled Kevin Correia from the Dodgers’ starting rotation after he was clobbered by the New York Mets on August 24. That, was a good move. However, it was soon … Continue reading

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Can the Dodgers Avoid Being Swept in San Diego?

Looking at the empty uniform non-manager Don Mattingly’s intended lineup for this afternoon’s final game in San Diego, I’d have to say no. Despite having Hyun-Jin Ryu (13-6, 3.28 ERA) back and starting today, instead of, well, let’s say Kevin … 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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