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Dodgers Dilemma: Improving In 2015 Shouldn’t Hurt The Future

With the month of July and the countdown to the trade deadline (July 31) nearly upon us, we're sure to hear the rumor mill around the Los Angeles Dodgers swirl as ferociously as ever. With that said, however, it needs to be remembered that this team is built for both the present and the future. Do the Dodgers want to win the 2015 World Series? Of course. Are they going to mortgage the future to get there? N ...

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Justin Turner, From Bench Depth To Deserving Of All-Star Game Bid

When former Los Angeles Dodgers general manager Ned Colletti inked Justin Turner to a Minor League contract during the 2013 offseason, it was merely viewed as a depth signing that could potentially bolster a bench in need of an upgrade. Turner sure did provide an upgrade. Primarily serving as a versatile utility player who can play all over the infield, Turner went on to have the best season of his career i ...

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Trending Up, Trending Down: Andre Ethier And Yasiel Puig Struggle

PAGES: 1 | 2 With the month of June nearing an end, the Los Angeles Dodgers looked to change their fortunes away from Los Angeles as they started a 10-game road trip in Chicago. After losing the first two games at Wrigley Field, the Dodgers rebounded nicely and were able to salvage the series against the Cubs with a split. Finally, Dodgers next traveled to South Beach, where they took two of three games at ...

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Grammar Study Ranks Fans Of All 30 MLB Teams, Dodgers Fall In Middle

For decades opposing fan bases of various sports teams have argued which is more passionate and knowledgable. Differing views amongst family and friends lead for interesting exchanges that at times, can perhaps result in too much of a heated discussion. What's not often, if ever, discussed, is which fan base excels in grammar, spelling, punctuation, and the like. As the Internet became a staple in the every ...

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Trending Up, Trending Down: Pitchers Going In Opposite Directions

PAGES: 1 | 2 Hoping to build off on last week's successful 5-2 record, the Los Angeles Dodgers were tasked with facing the Texas Rangers and San Francisco Giants. After losing the first three games to the Rangers, they were able to defeat them in the series finale on a balk that scored the winning run in the bottom of the ninth inning. Unfortunately, their season-long struggle continued against the Giants, ...

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Multiple Dodgers Weigh In On Max Scherzer Losing Perfect Game

Three hours before first pitch between the Los Angeles Dodgers and San Francisco Giants on Saturday afternoon, the Pittsburgh Pirates and Washington Nationals took the field at Nationals Park. It was the start of a dominant afternoon for Max Scherzer, who carried a perfect game into the ninth inning. Scherzer not only had the Pirates down to their last out, but also their last strike before he hit Jose Taba ...

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Joc Pederson Among Dodgers To Congratulate Warriors On NBA Title

While the Los Angeles Dodgers were in the midst of trying to avoid a two-game sweep at the hands of the Texas Rangers and Global Life Park in Arlington, the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors tipped off Game 6 of the 2015 NBA Finals in Cleveland. Interest in the Finals and NBA playoffs had seeped into the Dodgers' clubhouse in recent weeks, particularly for Northern California natives Joc Pederso ...

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Examining If The Dodgers’ Pitching Staff Can Sustain Its Success

PAGES: 1 | 2 Entering the 2015 season, the Los Angeles Dodgers' pitching staff appeared to be an anchor for what many believed would be a World Series contender. Two injured starters later, the Dodgers still (somehow) look like one of the best teams in the league, but the question is, is the pitching staff as-is really sustainable? Atop the rotation, the answer is an obvious yes. While Clayton Kershaw "stru ...

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Trending Up, Trending Down: Yasiel Puig Gives Dodgers Needed Spark

PAGES: 1 | 2 Hoping to rebound from a disappointing 3-5 week, the Los Angeles Dodgers took five out of six games against divisional opponents, the Arizona Diamondbacks and San Diego Padres. With a 5-1 week, the Dodgers were able to gain three games on second-place San Francisco Giants, who were swept over the weekend by the Diamondbacks, to further pad their lead in the National League West. Let's analyze t ...

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2015 MLB Draft Day 3: Gems Dodgers May Have Found In Later Rounds

PAGES: 1 | 2 The final day of the draft was a marathon, packing in 30 rounds and nearly 1,000 picks over several hours. While the more high-profile players were long gone, finding hidden gems in the late rounds has been a key to the Dodgers’ draft success in the past. Remember that Mike Piazza was chosen in the 62nd round in 1988, while countless others were drafted late and went on to successful Major-Leag ...

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Dodgers’ Broadcaster Vin Scully Names All-Opponent NL Team

Having been the voice of the Dodgers since 1950, Hall of Fame announcer Vin Scully has more than see his share of stars, busts, and everything in between. Humble as he is, Scully certainly wouldn't degrade a player with the term 'bust,' but the point nonetheless stands. Now in his 65th season of broadcasting for the Dodgers, Scully's mind is full of highs and lows for the franchise. With so many decades of ...

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Dodgers’ Passion For Their Fans Shines Through At Blogger Night

The Los Angeles Dodgers hosted Blogger night on Monday and Wednesday this week, inviting several local bloggers to get a hands-on look at the remaining products that headline the 2015 promotional schedule, and the opportunity to sample past, current and upcoming food items. Organized by Steve Brener of the Dodgers' public relations department, the event was led by vice president of ticket sales David Siegel ...

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2015 MLB Draft: Reviewing The Dodgers Picks From Day Two

PAGES: 1 | 2 The Los Angeles Dodgers continued their draft on Tuesday, making eight more selections. (Check out our Day One review) Let’s examine their Day 2 picks: Philip Pfeifer, LHP (Vanderbilt) After taking Vandy right-hander Walker Buehler with their first pick of Day 1, the Dodgers chose his teammate with their first pick on Day 2. Pfeifer, a redshirt junior, pitched solidly for the Commodores this sp ...

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2015 MLB Draft: Dodgers Get Value Early, Take Risks Late On First Day

PAGES: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 The Los Angeles Dodgers stockpiled early round picks in the 2015 MLB Draft, acquiring one for losing Hanley Ramirez to the Boston Red Sox in free agency, and another in the Ryan Webb trade with the Baltimore Orioles. New scouting director Billy Gasparino had his work cut out for him, replacing Logan White, who helmed the draft for the Dodgers for more than a decade. So, how did he do on ...

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