Tag Archives: Orel Hershiser

Dodgers’, Kershaw’s Path to WS: Keeping Runners Off Base

Through seven playoff games so far this post season, the Dodgers’ pitching staff has done an amazing job keeping opposing batters off base. The Dodgers as a team have hit ten home runs and have scored 37 runs. Opposing teams … Continue reading

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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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Angels Get Revenge Against Houston Despite Another Disappointing C.J. Wilson Start

The Angels last night won their 15th game of their last 17, exacting revenge against the Astros, the only team they have lost to in a streak that now covers 2-1/2 weeks. And, it’s not like they are scraping through … Continue reading

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Kershaw’s Streak Ends at 41, But He Still Pitched a Gem

In 1968, Dodgers’ great Don Drysdale, who a year earlier became the unquestioned ace of the Dodgers’ pitching staff with the retirement of Sandy Koufax, pitched an astonishing 58 consecutive scoreless innings, only to have another Dodgers’ pitcher, Orel Hershiser, … Continue reading

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Clayton Kershaw, a Dodger Now, But Why Should He Stay?

Clayton Kershaw, baseball’s best pitcher over the past four years, has not received enough support to win a single game in almost a full month. May 20, 2013 is now a key date in Dodgers’ history, and it grows in … Continue reading

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