When Matt Kemp is healthy, he is arguably the best player in baseball. It’s easy to fall off the radar when injuries hit, but let me refresh your memory and flash back to Kemp’s MVP-caliber 2011 season where he boasted a .324 BA, 39 home runs and 126 RBIs. Coming off an injury-riddled season, can [...]
Andre Ethier will be the starting right fielder for the Dodgers on Opening Day for the fifth consecutive year, and the seventh if you include his start at left field in 2008. The left-handed hitter is the only Opening Day starter from 2007 (started in right field) that remains on the Dodgers’ roster. Either has [...]
Josh Beckett will get his first look at home tonight when he takes the mound for the Dodgers against the Anaheim Angels in game two of the preseason exhibition series.
Carl Crawford’s Opening Day status had been in question for most of the spring, until recently he got out to left field and started performing, getting himself in line to start Monday’s opener.
A strong lineup is necessary. A strong starting rotation is necessary. A strong bench that can contribute once in a while is necessary. But what is really necessary for a contending ballclub that has its eyes set on the World Series? You guessed it, a strong bullpen. Every team has to have a top-notch bullpen if they want [...]
As the 2013 season is just days away, it’s time to take a look at the Dodgers’ schedule this season to breakdown where there might be important stretches — especially considering the early-season injuries. With Hanley Ramirez missing the first few weeks of the season, the Dodgers will need some immediate contributions from guys like [...]
The Dodgers entered spring training with very few questions as to what their roster would look like this year. However, Hanley Ramirez’s thumb injury has forced Don Mattingly to move Luis Cruz over to shortstop, and the Dodgers will now how have to cycle through some options at third base.
The Dodgers and their new ownership made a huge splash this past calendar year by spending huge money to sign and trade for marquee players such as Hanley Ramirez, Adrian Gonzalez and Zack Greinke.
At second base the Dodgers have a few combinations of players awaiting their opportunity to shine at second base — much of which stems over from the controversy at shortstop. For now we will respect the incumbent starter. Let’s check back in with him. Second Base Mark Ellis Age: 35 Salary: $5.25 million 2012 stats: [...]
I’m sure by now that you all have heard the news of Hanley Ramirez being out for eight weeks, needing surgery on his right thumb.