Tag Archives: Matt Kemp

Dodgers’ Outfield Even More Crowded, Greinke on Record Streak

As the 2014 season was to begin, critics of the Dodgers expressed the opinion that the team could not go through the season with four starting outfielders, requiring that star-caliber, high-priced players would be spending too much of their valuable … Continue reading

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Dodgers’ Turmoil and Giants Fast Start

For the past few months, I’ve been saying that the Dodgers, the best team money can buy, are the best of the National LEague West, and the only other decent team that could even finish at .500 is the improved … Continue reading

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The National League West Today and Tomorrow

The National League West Today: Dodgers 4-1 Giants 3-1 Padres 1-2 Rockies 1-3 Diamondbacks 1-5 Write it down and keep it secure. Refer to it when the season ends, as it will be what you see on September 28, the … Continue reading

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Dodgers’ Post-Australia Questions Slowly Getting Answered

After opening the 2014 season by spending 28 hours on airplanes traveling back and forth and around the globe, and throwing in a couple of quality wins along the way, the Dodgers returned to spring training and a schedule that … Continue reading

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Clayton Kershaw a Major Question, Carl Crawford to Stay Home

I’ve recently written two posts about Dodgers’ starting pitching problems heading into the start of the 2014 season, in Australia, more than a week ahead of the rest of baseball. On March 4 I wrote about how the empty uniform … Continue reading

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Pitching Woes Still There as Time Gets Short for the Dodgers

As spring training days pass by faster and faster and as the infamous Australia trip draws closer and closer, the Dodgers’ pitching staff is still full of uncertainties, as is the second base spot. Zack Greinke has returned to action, … Continue reading

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Dodgers’ Early Spring Training Start a Necessary Evil

Due to the geniuses who decided that the Dodgers and their evil division rival Arizona Diamondbacks would be opening the 2014 season in of all places Australia, the two teams were anointed extra special spring training status, beginning the tedium … Continue reading

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Dodgers For the Most Part Doing it Right

I had some apprehension with spending $10 M on Dan Haren, but re-signing Brian Wilson, not giving up the organization’s future in a deal for David Price, and not trading (as least not yet; hopefully never) Matt Kemp are the … Continue reading

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Dodgers’ Talks For Matt Kemp Deal Make No Sense

Clearly, Matt Kemp has been a disaster for the past two seasons, missing half the Dodgers’ games with an assortment of serious injuries. But, he is still the guy who missed a grand total of 11 games over the preceding … 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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Dodgers-Cardinals a Day A Way

The Dodgers’ NLCS against the Cardinals begins little more than 25 hours from now, and while no Eastern mystic will waive a magic wand and instantly cure all that ails Matt Kemp, it does look like the team will have … Continue reading

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Mattingly’s One Big Move Makes No Sense

With the Dodgers’ in the driver’s seat in the Division Series against the Braves, leading two games to one and with tonight’s game at Dodgers’ Stadium, the empty uniform non-manager Don Mattingly has made perhaps the biggest decision of his … Continue reading

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