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Dodgers All-Star Update: Uribe, Gordon Begin Case; Haren, Greinke Start Hot

Just 10 games into the season and the Los Angeles Dodgers have some early candidates for potential All-Stars. Though much can change from now until July, we keep track of each Dodger player and their competition at their respective positions. Our weekly All-Star update: C A.J. Ellis, LAD: .167 batting average (BA), 0 home runs (HR), 0 RBI Jonathan Lucroy, MIL: .387 BA, 12 hits (H), 6 extra-base hits (XBH) B ...

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Trending Up, Trending Down: Pitching, Injuries Lead The Trends

It's been 10 games into the season and the Los Angeles Dodgers find themselves 6-4 and heading to Arizona to take on the Diamondbacks. In the past week, the team went 3-3 after dropping two of three at home to the San Francisco Giants. We take a look at the players having the best and worst weeks in our trends: Trending Up Zack Greinke Since recovering from the calf strain that kept him from going to Austra ...

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Dodgers Nation Roundtable: What Are Your Thoughts On Interleague?

With the Los Angeles Dodgers welcoming the Detroit Tigers to Dodger Stadium for a two-game set, we here at Dodgers Nation decided to give our thoughts on interleague play. Interleague play started in 1997 and was the first time that American League and National League teams began playing each other in regular season games. After the Houston Astros move to the American League last season, there is now an int ...

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Just A Suggestion: Remove The Platoon, Hand The Reins To Gordon

Los Angeles Dodgers' manager Don Mattingly has had plenty of decisions to make thus far, as well as dealing with injuries to some of his top pitchers. One decision that loomed all spring was what the team would do at second base, where they had a handful of candidates competing for playing time. In the end, Mattingly went in the direction of a platoon with Dee Gordon and Justin Turner, leaving Chone Figgins ...

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Grade Of The Week: Dodgers Pitching Struggled, Faring Well At The Plate

Major League Baseball is officially one week deep into its' six month season and the Los Angeles Dodgers are 5-3 so far after facing the San Diego Padres and San Francisco Giants. After a rough Opening Day loss, the Dodgers were able to pick up the next two wins in San Diego as they prepared for their home opener against the San Francisco Giants. The Dodgers avoided being swept by San Francisco partly thank ...

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Fantasy Corner: Hitting Waivers Early To Land Hidden Gems

As I talked about last week, there's nothing worse than dropping a guy and watching him blow up for a competitor's team. But here in the Fantasy Corner, we can't let fear cripple us. Face the fear, my friends! While there's always the fear of dropping an early slumper, the hope of adding a rising star can be the difference between a championship and a fifth-place finish. On my team, I spent my final four dr ...

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Urias, Seager Headline Class High A Rancho Cucamonga Quakes 2014 Roster

With their season starting in just a few days, Rancho Cucamonga released their preliminary roster for the 2014 season on Monday. While the Low A roster didn't inspire many "oohs" and "aahs", the Dodgers' High A affiliate certainly does as three of the Dodgers' top five prospects headline the roster. On offense, the biggest name is Corey Seager. The 2012 first round pick won't turn 20 until April 27. After d ...

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Grade Of The Week: How The Dodgers Fared Leading Up To Opening Night

This past week, the Los Angeles Dodgers competed in their final exhibition games of the spring against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim once they returned from Australia. Although they swept the Diamondbacks in their overseas Opening Series the previous weekend, the team struggled a bit in the Freeway Series allowing the Halos to take two wins in the three game series. Although ace Clayton Kershaw was plac ...

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Dodgers Season Begins: Kemp, Kershaw, Van Slyke All Trending Up

The Los Angeles Dodgers opened the 2014 season with two wins over the Arizona Diamondbacks; making the early statement that the success from the second half of last season should carry over. Here's a look at who's trending up and down this week for the Dodgers: Trending Up Clayton Kershaw After struggling through Spring Training, Clayton Kershaw put it all together in his first start of the regular season. ...

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Fantasy Corner: Scanning The Waiver Wire Ahead Of Opening Day

I'd love to start this column off with a cliche like, "it's never too early to hit the waiver wire!", but the reality is, it just might be too early. While there's nothing better than grabbing a breakout star on waivers, there's also few things worse than giving up on a guy you drafted too quickly. Two seasons ago, a guy in my league dropped a starting pitcher who boasted a 4.45 ERA five starts into the sea ...

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