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Dodgers News: Friedman Says Focus Remains On Starting Pitching Depth

In the last few years Los Angeles Dodgers starters Clayton Kershaw and Zack Greinke have arguably been the best pitching duo in Major League Baseball. Beyond Kershaw and Greinke however, particularly this season, has been a question mark for the Dodgers. Hyun-Jin Ryu and Brandon McCarthy, who were projected to be the third and fourth starters, respectively are both out for the season with arm injuries. Bret ...

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Dodgers News: Friedman Comments On Olivera’s Hamstring Injury

The Los Angeles Dodgers have dealt with several injuries so far this season, often needing to call up prospects from Triple-A Oklahoma City to fill out their 25-man roster. But more recently there was plenty of focus on a player with the Oklahoma City Dodgers who went down with an injury. Dodgers infield prospect Hector Olivera, whom many believed was close to being called up to the Majors, left Saturday's ...

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Dodgers’ Draft Pick Josh Sborz Named CWS Most Outstanding Player

Three of the Los Angeles Dodgers' top five draft picks were on display in Omaha in the College World Series final. The Dodgers' top pick, Walker Buehler (No. 24 overall) and their third-round pick, Philip Pfeifer both pitched for runner-up and defending champions Vanderbilt. The Commodores were not able to repeat as champions in the CWS final rematch, as this time Virginia came away victorious in the three- ...

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Cubs Manager Joe Maddon Lashes Out Against Replay System

While Major League Baseball instituted the replay review process with the idea of ensuring calls are properly made, it hasn't been without hiccups. The Los Angeles Dodgers have often times come up short on challenges, and in one instance were apologized to by MLB for their incorrect decision despite reviewing the initial call. However, in Wednesday's 5-2 victory against the Chicago Cubs, the Dodgers somewha ...

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Dodgers Send 2 To Futures Game, Corey Seager Not Permitted To Play

Along with the 2015 MLB All-Star Game rapidly approaching, so too is the SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game. Both games are being held at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati with the Futures game scheduled for Sunday, July 12 and the MLB All-Star Game on Tuesday, July 14. Last year the Los Angeles Dodgers sent Corey Seager and Julio Urias to the Futures Game, and were represented by Dee Gordon, Zack Greinke, ...

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Dodgers News: Justin Turner Remembers, But Doesn’t Dwell On Non-Tender

Of the Minor-League signings the Los Angeles Dodgers made ahead of Spring Training in 2014, Justin Turner agreeing to terms was merely but a blip on the radar. Turner went on to make the Opening Day roster last season and cemented himself as an integral utility man and pinch-hitter for the club. After a career season last year in which Turner batted .340/.404/.493 with seven home runs and 43 RBIs, including ...

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Dodgers News: Don Mattingly Explains Using Joel Peralta In 10th Inning

With the roller coaster of events that have occurred for the Los Angeles Dodgers thus far into season, the team still finds itself in first place in the National League West. Key bullpen arms have missed time, though now most of them are in the process of completing rehab assignments. One relief pitcher who recently made his return is Joel Peralta. The 39 year old avoided season-ending surgery as part of hi ...

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Dodgers News: Greinke And Mattingly Remain Confident In Offense

After losing to the Chicago Cubs 1-0 in extra innings Tuesday, it marked a third straight series in which the Los Angeles Dodgers dropped the first two games of the set. Furthermore, the Dodgers have lost seven of their last 10 and are now only one game ahead of the San Francisco Giants heading into play on Wednesday. The lack of run production has been one of the main culprits of the Dodgers' recent strugg ...

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Dodgers News: Alex Guerrero Hints He Would Welcome Trade

What once was a tandem of Alex Guerrero and Justin Turner at third base, which led to Juan Uribe being traded as part of a package sent to the Atlanta Braves, has now morphed into Turner assuming the starter's role with Alberto Callaspo providing an occasional day off. As a result Guerrero has received the majority of recent playing time in left field, though his starts have been few and far between in rece ...

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Dodgers News: Lawsuit Filed Against Yasiel Puig Dismissed

Yasiel Puig's journey to the United States has been a well-documented case. The Cuban sensation has provided few details of troubles encountered and the specifics of his journey to come to America, which invariably has led to plenty of speculation and educated guesses. What has been public was an ongoing lawsuit filed against Puig that centered around his defection. Cuban native Miguel Angel Corbacho Daudin ...

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Dodgers News: Don Mattingly Eagerly Waiting For Relivers To Return

When the season began the Los Angeles Dodgers set out on the right foot with an impressive offensive and pitching display. The offense exploded in the first month and the surprising bullpen proved they have some talented arms that could help keep the ship afloat until Kenley Jansen and Brandon League returned. However, roughly one month into the season, the Dodgers began facing adversity and saw their impre ...

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Dodgers News: Hector Olivera Placed On DL; Heads To Arizona

Long-awaited Cuban infielder Hector Olivera no longer has a locker in Triple-A Oklahoma City, and no, he will not be joining the Los Angeles Dodgers. Olivera was removed from the game on Saturday after running out a ground ball in the sixth inning. He has been placed on the seven-day disabled list, retroactive to Sunday by OKC. The infielder will be missed as he has performed very well through his first sev ...

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Mattingly Believes Hitters Are More Prepared Against Kershaw

Clayton Kershaw's performance in the 2015 season has been nothing like that of last season. Although he has pitched well, it is a significant difference than what the Los Angeles Dodger fans are used to seeing. On Tuesday, the left-hander gave up three runs via two home runs in seven innings. Although the wind was blowing out towards center field on that night, Kershaw has now given up more home runs this s ...

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Dodgers News: Kershaw Displeased With Cubs Prolonging Delay

En route to the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-2 loss to the Chicago Cubs on Monday, a rare event happened in the bottom of the sixth inning causing some controversy. With Kris Bryant up to bat, sections of light across the field would flicker on and off and go out for a period of time. With everyone on the field taking notice, Cubs' manager Joe Maddon stepped out onto the field to talk to umpires. At the time of th ...

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