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ANOTHER Wounded Pitcher Signed by the Dodgers?

Brett Anderson, Brandon McCarthy, Brandon Beachy, Erik Bedard, and today Dustin McGowan – What are the Dodgers and the Freidman-Zaidi brain trust thinking? rotation. Since last season, they have traded away Dan Haren and Josh Beckett has retired, and they … Continue reading

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Dodgers Continue to Make Questionable Pitching Choices

Granted, the Dodgers easily won their division last season, despite monumental deficiencies with both the starting pitching staff and the set-up guys in the bullpen. Relying in far to many games through August and September on starters with names like … Continue reading

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Baseball Note of the Day – August 15, 2014

Hyun-Jin Ryu had the MRI of his strained gluteus, and, of course, it was worse than the Dodgers and the empty uniform non manager Don Mattingly initially let on, and he is joining Josh Beckett, Hanley Ramirez, Paul Maholm, Chris … Continue reading

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The Up-and-Down Status of Dodgers’ Pitching

Despite the Dodgers increasing lead over the Giants in the the NL West Division and despite having the league’s best record, the Dodgers’ starting staff is really in a strange position right now. On one hand, Clayton Kershaw is the … Continue reading

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Dodgers, Angels Each Take Hit to Starting Staff After Trade Deadline

As I wrote earlier, I was very glad that the Dodgers did not give away either Matt Kemp or any of their three top prospects for a starting pitcher, and the Angels had filled their only true need, extensive help … Continue reading

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Ryu Back, Uribe Out, Olivo Gone for Good

On a day when news from Albuquerque involved cannibalism, the Dodgers struggled to fill the massive hole left by the hamstring injury suffered by third baseman Juan Uribe, but got a solid performance from Hyun-Jin Ryu, fresh off the disabled … 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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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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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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