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Dodgers Nation Wishes Nomar Garciaparra A Happy 41st Birthday

When Nomar Garciaparra's baseball career came to an end, it seemed like a smooth transition for him into television. The 41-year-old earned a reputation for being one of the most liked teammates in a clubhouse and established himself as a leader on any team he was a part of. Garciaparra currently works for SportsNet LA as an analyst and commentator. The native of Whittier player 14 seasons in the Major Leag ...

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Dodgers Top Five: Ned Colletti’s Best July Deadline Trades

With the trade deadline rapidly approaching, the Los Angeles Dodgers could find themselves with a new player courtesy of general manager Ned Colletti. Since he took over in 2006, Colletti has constantly tried to improve the ballclub in the month of July. The Dodgers have made the postseason four times in Colletti's tenure and his moves have attributed to all four trips. We rank the best five deals made in J ...

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2014 Trade Deadline: Three Potential Moves Dodgers May Pursue

With two weeks until the July 31 trade deadline, the Los Angeles Dodgers are sure to be mentioned in plenty of rumors because of their title aspirations, rich farm system and deep pockets. General manager Ned Colletti is known for his moves around the deadline. Last July, he made three separate deals for starter Ricky Nolasco, reliever Carlos Marmol and catcher Drew Butera. This season, the Dodgers ended th ...

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Grade Of The Week: Pitching Remains Strong As Offense Disappears

The Los Angeles Dodgers had a mediocre week in their final games before the All-Star break. In what many saw as a potential World Series preview, the Detroit Tigers had the Dodgers’ number and swept the two-game series. Luckily for the Dodgers, the struggling San Diego Padres were next on the schedule. Despite a lack of offense, the Dodgers were able to come away with three wins in the four-game series clos ...

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Dodgers Highlight Of The Week: Gordon Makes Stop And Flip From Glove

Your browser does not support iframes. The Los Angeles Dodgers hit Detroit for their second two-game series of the season against the Tigers and got off to an emphatic start. Facing Justin Verlander, the Dodgers scored five runs in the first inning to give Hyun-Jin Ryu an early lead. Ryu squandered the lead in the second and was removed after allowing seven runs in 2.1 innings. The Dodgers never recovered a ...

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This Day In Dodgers History: Mike Piazza Named 1996 All-Star Game MVP

Your browser does not support iframes. The Los Angeles Dodgers are sending four players to the 2014 All-Star Game and while it will be a first for Dee Gordon and Yasiel Puig, it's difficult to fathom it being the same experience Mike Piazza had in 1996. It was Piazza's fourth All-Star selection and he was one of two Dodgers who participated in the 1996 game. However, it carried a little more special meaning ...

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2014 All-Star Game: Was Josh Beckett Snubbed Of A Spot On The Roster?

It was announced on Sunday that the Los Angeles Dodgers would be sending four representatives to Minnesota for the 2014 MLB All-Star Game. Yasiel Puig was voted a starter in the outfield, while Dee Gordon was named a reserve, and the duo of Clayton Kershaw and Zack Greinke will represent as pitchers. This marks the first time the team has sent at least four participants since the 2010 season. Not included i ...

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Grade Of The Week: All-Stars Earn Their Spots, Outfielders Struggle

With the Los Angeles Dodgers coming off an impressive run in June, there was some expected drop-off as the team entered the first week of July. The Cleveland Indians came to town and took the series as the Dodgers couldn’t pull off victories in the second or third games. A weekend trip to Denver seemed to help the Dodgers, who took three out the four against the Colorado Rockies. Grade of the Week: B Pros: ...

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Dodgers Highlight Of The Week: Juan Uribe Makes Backhanded Pick

Your browser does not support iframes. With Clayton Kershaw on the mound Friday, the Los Angeles Dodgers cruised to a win over the Colorado Rockies. Kershaw shutout the Rockies in eight innings of work, which allowed the Dodgers to take the lead and they never looked back. While Kershaw was once again dominant, picking up eight strikeouts along the way, he got a little help from his defense in the fourth in ...

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Numbers Support Argument For Kershaw Being Best Pitcher In Baseball

PAGES: 1 | 2 On May 17 Clayton Kershaw had one of the worst starts of his seven-year career -- second worst to be statistically accurate; the worst of his career was a 1.1-inning start in 2010 against the Milwaukee Brewers. Kershaw allowed seven runs to the Arizona Diamondbacks as he seemingly hung one breaking ball after another. The two-time Cy Young Award winner didn't make it out of the second inning an ...

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