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Interesting? Accurate? Exciting? The Future of Dodgers’ Broadcasting

There is no replacing Vin Scully, but somebody has to broadcast the games. Looking back on 60 years of Los Angeles Dodgers’ English language broadcasters (I don’t speak Spanish and have never listened to the Spanish language broadcasts, so that … Continue reading

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Is This the Puig We Saw in 2013-2014?

Who is this guy? I thought, only three weeks ago, that Yasiel Puig had played his last game in an LA Dodgers’ uniform. But, necessity triumphed, and the extreme need for a healthy right-hand-hitting outfielder took precedence over any lurking … Continue reading

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mattingly’s Monumental Mess in Miami is Magnificent

The Miami Marlins, 57-48 on July 31 and a very likely wild-card team, have gone 12-23 since, including losing ten of heir last 12, and have fallen out of contention. The only question is how in the world could they … 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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Ellis v Ruiz [v Grandal]? Hard to Fathom

Don’t get me wrong – Carlos Ruiz has been a standout player for the Philadelphia Phillies for a decade. and even at 37 years of age, remains a valuable asset to any major league team. But so was A.J. Ellis … Continue reading

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Debut Week for the LA Rams – Expect Very Little

After the NFL abandoned Los Angeles following the 1994 season, with both the Anaheim Rams and the Los Angeles Raiders leaving Southern California for other, not necessarily greener, pastures, this area slowly became a football wasteland, with interest, at least … Continue reading

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Making Sense of Dodgers’, Angels’ Giveaways, and Moore

Now that some of the dust has settled from the end of the non-waiver trade deadline period, one can look back at the some of the mysterious deals made, especially those made by the Dodgers and Angels, and a couple … Continue reading

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Dodgers’ Minor League Rotation Has Nowhere To Go

The Dodgers have hit the midway point of the 2016 season seven games above .500 at 44-37, and begin the second half today basing their hopes of a post season appearance on a minor league rotation, now that Clayton Kershaw … Continue reading

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Dodgers’ Cuban Experiment a Dismal Failure

During the summer of 2012, the Los Angeles Dodgers signed Cuban defector Yasiel Puig to a seven-year, $42 Million contract, and the following year he blasted upon the major league scene, hitting .319 with 19 home runs in less than … Continue reading

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