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Trade Deadline: Relief Pitching Targets For Dodgers

PAGES: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 With the Joakim Soria and Huston Street deals, I’d much rather prefer the Los Angeles Dodgers attempt to solve their bullpen issues in-house. They have talented arms in Triple-A like Jose Dominguez, Pedro Baez, Yimi Garcia and a guy who should have been with the big club all year in Paco Rodriguez. However, since management has made it clear that they prefer veterans over young players, ...

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Trade Deadline: Starting Pitching Targets For Dodgers

PAGES: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 To be honest, I don’t watch the show. However, I’ve seen a few episodes where people hold onto what they have for too long and pass up hitting it big, which sounds like a great parable for the trade deadline. Remember back when the Los Angeles Dodgers couldn’t let go of guys like Joel Guzman or Andy LaRoche without getting a star in return? Now, that’s not to say I think the Dodgers sho ...

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Dodgers Nation Wishes Scott Van Slyke A Happy Birthday

Outfielder Scott Van Slyke is in his third season with the Los Angeles Dodgers. Van Slyke is currently hitting .257 with nine home runs and 17 RBIs over 65 games played this year. He also has a .514 slugging percentage and a .381 on-base percentage. Coming into a season with an established outfield cast of Yasiel Puig, Carl Crawford, Matt Kemp, and Andre Ethier, it was interesting to see the role Van Slyke ...

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Throwback Thursday: Piazza And Dodgers Keep Giants From Division Title

Your browser does not support iframes. As the Los Angeles Dodgers travel to San Francisco for a pivotal three-game series with the Giants, we look back at one of the most memorable moments in the storied rivalry. The Giants were in a pennant race with the Atlanta Braves in 1993 and their season hinged on a four-game series at Dodger Stadium. The Giants won the first three games before Mike Piazza helped the ...

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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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