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Dodgers Bench: Predicting Who Will Make And Be Left Off The Roster

PAGES: 1 | 2 | 3 Just one calendar year ago, the Los Angeles Dodgers' bench faced plenty of uncertainty. There weren't guarantees or presumed locks to make the team, thus the large amount of competition ensued during Spring Training. The group ultimately consisted of Mike Baxter, Drew Butera, Chone Figgins, Justin Turner and Scott Van Slyke to begin the season, but players like Erisbel Arruebarrena, Tim Fed ...

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Dodgers Should Spare No Expense In Trading Andre Ethier

PAGES: 1 | 2 In just four and a half extremely active months with a new regime leading the front office, the Los Angeles Dodgers consistently opted against spending big on marquee free agents. With varying degrees of seriousness, the Dodgers were linked to Jon Lester, Andrew Miller, Yoan Moncada, Max Scherzer and James Shields; all of whom all players whom signed elsewhere. What the Dodgers have done, aside ...

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Dodgers, MLB Players Join ‘What Colors Are The Dress?’ Twitter Debate

UPDATE (Feb. 27, 7:30 a.m. pt): According to Pedro Moura of the OC Register, discussion as to what colors are on the dress carried over Friday morning into the Los Angeles Dodgers' clubhouse: The majority of the Dodgers’ clubhouse is debating the color of the dress— Pedro Moura (@pedromoura) February 27, 2015 The Internet and more specifically, social media, was a quirky place on Thursday beginning wi ...

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Four Burning Questions The Dodgers Face For The 2015 Season

PAGES: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 Rule 1 of Spring Training Baseball Previews: Questions can't just be questions, they must be burning questions. You might have other questions. There might be other questions. They might be good, fair, relevant questions. We're talking, after all, about a Los Angeles Dodgers team rightly expected to compete for a World Series. All the details, big and small, make a difference. But those ...

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Dodgers Nation Wishes Nancy Bea Hefley A Happy Birthday

On this day, Nancy Bea Hefley was born in San Pedro, California. She has been the Los Angeles Dodgers organist for 28 years. At the age of four, Nancy played the piano quite often and at seven, began to play the accordion. At 13, she began to learn the basics of playing the organ and soon started to play at the Bellflower Baptist Church. She also played the organ at local county fairs, such as the OC Fair a ...

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Dodgers Take Calculated Risk In Not Signing Yoan Moncada

PAGES: 1 | 2 No, the Los Angeles Dodgers did not sign Yoan Moncada. No, it’s not time to storm the Dodgers’ front office with pitchforks and torches. Their decision is based on sound logic, with more opportunities to acquire talent in the not too distant future. Why Not Moncada? As you may remember, Ken Gurnick came out with an article explaining how the Dodgers would pass on Moncada due to the impact it wo ...

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Grading The Dodgers’ Offseason Moves: Friedman Hire Shines

PAGES: 1 | 2 | 3 To say the Los Angeles Dodgers were one of the most active teams during the 2014 offseason is not an understatement. Not only did the 40-man roster see a complete makeover, but the entire front office was overhauled as well. Now that pitchers and catchers have reported to Camelback Ranch, it's time to recap all of the major signings and trades that occurred during the busy winter months. Do ...

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Brandon Beachy’s Signing With Dodgers Offers Plenty Of Upside

If there's one thing the Los Angeles Dodgers have heading into the 2015 season, it's depth — especially among pitchers. Saturday morning, that depth got even stronger as they signed Brandon Beachy to a one-year contract with a club option for a second year. For me, this move is brilliant. Beachy is recovering from his second Tommy John surgery and won't be ready until midway through the upcoming season (hop ...

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Dodgers Dilemma: Potential Replacements For Kenley Jansen

PAGES: 1 | 2 Two days before pitchers and catchers report and the Los Angeles Dodgers have already had their first significant injury. Closer Kenley Jansen will be out 8-12 weeks after undergoing surgery to remove a growth in his left foot. The 27-year-old could miss at least a month of the regular season, depending on his recovery process. With that in mind, the first question is: who will replace the hard ...

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This Day In Dodgers History: Orel Hershiser Signs Three-Year Contract

When thinking of the great players who have made their mark in Los Angeles Dodgers history, Orel Hershiser is among the names that certainly stands out. In his sixth year with the Dodgers, "The Bulldog," affectionally nicknamed by his manager Tommy Lasorda, had his first 20-win season, going 23-8 with a 2.26 ERA -- equating to a league-leading 7.1 WAR. Hershiser also set the MLB record for most consecutive ...

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Numbers Suggest Dodgers Will Be A More Patient Team In 2015

PAGES: 1 | 2 Even though plenty of media outlets are proclaiming the San Diego Padres as "offseason winners" with their shocking roster overhaul, it would be foolish to disregard what the Los Angeles Dodgers were able to accomplish. When the Matt Kemp trade was announced, Dodgers president of baseball operations Andrew Friedman repeatedly used the words "highly functional" to describe the new roster, despit ...

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This Day In Dodgers History: Hideo Nomo Signs With The Dodgers

Twenty years ago today, the Los Angeles Dodgers signed a young Japanese-born pitcher named Hideo Nomo. After pitching for five years in Japan, Nomo signed with the Dodgers and took the league by storm. Not only did he pitch well, but he did so with a windup that no one in baseball had ever seen, which earned him the nickname "The Tornado." Although Nomo did not earn a decision in his first six starts, the y ...

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Today In Dodgers History: Al Downing Traded To The Dodgers

On February 10, 1971, the Los Angeles Dodgers traded journeyman outfielder Andy Kosco to the Milwaukee Brewers for All-Star pitcher Al Downing. The left-hander threw seven seasons in Los Angeles, with his best coming in 1971. In 1971 he won 20 games while posting a 2.68 ERA and a league-leading five shutouts. The Dodgers missed the playoffs that season, finishing in second in the division with a record of 8 ...

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Wait A Minute — Are The Dodgers Still The Best Team In The West?

Have you ever had one of those moments in life where something causes you to question an assumption you've carried with you? Where you caught yourself wondering if maybe — just maybe — "the way things are" might not be the way things actually are anymore? Because James Shields to the San Diego Padres kinda, sorta, turned into one of those moments for me. Shields. Kemp. Cashner. Myers. Upton. Ross. Norris. B ...

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