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Dodgers’ Second Base Options Less Than Exceptional

This winter, the Dodgers made another splash in international player procurement when they laid out somewhere around $30 M for untried Cuban shortstop Alexander Guerrero, with the high hopes that he could quickly transition into becoming a major league quality … Continue reading

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Dodgers’ Cannot Afford Another Devastating Mistake

Guggenheim Baseball Management has done most things right since taking over ownership of the Dodgers, from retaining Ned Colletti as the general manager, to reinstating a well-run and well funded international scouting department headed by super-scout Bob Engle, and to … Continue reading

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Dodgers’ Make the Smart Move to Re-Sign Juan Uribe

Hanley Ramirez and Corey Seager can now relax. A few hours after I wrote about the Dodgers’ hole at third base, the team made a great move by re-signing Juan Uribe to a very reasonable and affordable two-year, $15 M … Continue reading

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Dodgers’ Housecleaning Begins

When the Dodgers signed Cuban defector Alexander Guerrero earlier this week, speculation varied from him needing at least a season in the minors, to him being handed the second base job next spring. Well, the being-handed-second-base faction has won out … Continue reading

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Second Basemen Make Hay, and Home Runs

Dodgers’ second baseman Mark Ellis is a really good ballplayer. He is an excellent defensive player, and a clutch hitter. Despite one season hitting 19 home runs, he is not a guy who would ever be considered a power hitter, … Continue reading

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