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Dodgers in Arizona for Battle of the Andersons

Coming off a better than anticipated start to the season, thanks to Adrian Gonzalez and his record-shattering start, the Dodgers now begin a three game series in Arizona against the dirtiest team in baseball, and their new leader in orchestrated … Continue reading

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How to Blow it Big-TIme in Houston

Jeff Luhnow has done a fantastic job building a team basically from scratch in Houston, stockpiling a wealth of great, young talent. However, he made a mistake in firing manager Bo Porter during the season, and compounded it much further … Continue reading

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The Last Day of the National League Regular Season

Looking at the National League standings, the first thing that strikes me is that of the 15 teams in the league, only six will finish the season at .500 or better. That is just plain pathetic. The division that began … Continue reading

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The Dodgers Dodged a Bullet By Not Giving Away the Farm for David Price

On July 31, the Tampa Bay Rays traded 29-year-old David Price to the Detroit Tigers in a deal that saw the Tigers send their regular center fielder of the last five seasons, 27-year-old Austin Jackson, to Seattle, and 25-year-old lefty … Continue reading

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NL West Figures To Be Only Dodgers & Giants For Years to Come

The five teams than comprise the National League West have in recent years fallen into two categories, with the Dodgers and Giants in one, and the Rockies, Padres and Diamondbacks in the other. Either the Dodgers or Giants have won … Continue reading

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Guaranteed to Happen This Off Season

What will happen this winter (and in one instance next season) as 29 losing teams set their sites on the 2014 World Championship: 1. Kirk Gibson will flee the depraved confines of the Fascist Republic of Arizona and take his … Continue reading

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Did Mattingly Overplay His Hand Making it Dodgers or Nothing?

Word late today was that the empty uniform non manager Don Mattingly will be honoring his option year and managing the Dodgers in 2014, without a contract extension or any promise for the future. Rats! Earlier, there were reports from … Continue reading

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Slap-On-The-Wrist for Managers and Headhunter Kennedy

Following several hit batters, including the wanton and willful assault with intent to commit grave bodily injury on Zack Greinke, and a bench-clearing, 10-minute brawl, Ian Kennedy and other involved parties were handed down embarrassingly meaningless suspensions by the commissioner’s … Continue reading

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