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    The Thrill of a Potential Dodgers vs. Giants NLCS

    When you want something bad enough, NOTHING will get in your way.  You’ll persevere through the hard times, find a way to triumph when the odds are stacked against you, and use every little trick up your sleeve to gain an advantage. The old saying goes; get knocked down nine times, get up 10.   […] More

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    After Early NL West Clinch Dodgers Forced to Make Tough Roster Cuts

    Ok, so your team has clinched, and there’s a handful of games left. You take a peek at your team’s trusty twitter account and see a lineup full of players names you’ve not familiar with; guys who, last you heard were in Triple-A ball. What do you feel? Outrage?! Social media snarkiness?! In the immortal words of Aaron […] More

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    Vin Scully and The Postseason Roster

    Today I had planned on writing about the playoff roster; who we’ll be able to count on, who we might not be able to, and how that roster will turn out. But, to be honest, as a Dodger fan since the mid 70’s, there is only one name on my mind, Vincent Edward Scully. The LA Times […] More

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    Where Playoff Baseball Meets Fantasy Football

    Ok, so we’ve gone over why the Dodgers need to give Justin Turner all the monies, why Yasiel Puig is the Dodgers’ ex they won’t leave alone, and why, as fans, we root for laundry. Today, we’re going to combine two of my favorite worlds and explain why fantasy football helps me deal with Dodgers […] More

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    Chase Utley, and the value of grit on a young playoff team

    Last weekend the best team in baseball, the Chicago Cubs, were in town to play the Dodgers.  In the three years since the Dodgers disappeared from my TV, I have found a reliable stream that allows me to not only watch the games, but listen to the voice of Dodgers’ baseball himself; Vin Scully. In […] More

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    Why Are The Dodgers Treating Yasiel Puig Like an Ex?

    We’ve all been there; it’s late, the bar is empty, and the pickings are slim.  The house lights are on, the bartender is almost done doing his/her side work, and chairs sit perched atop tables, as if to announce the end of the shift.  Since you have tomorrow off, you pull your phone out and […] More

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    Kenley Jansen and Why We Root for Laundry

    Last week we discussed why I feel the Dodgers should resign Justin Turner, and this week I had planned on writing about how they should handle the pending free agency for closer Kenley Jansen.  I was going to go over other closers entering free agency, what the best closers are getting paid, and other pertinent information. […] More

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    Why You Don’t Want to Face the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 2016 Playoffs

    Well, we are officially in the middle of the dog days of summer.  It’s the second week of August, baseball races are tightening up, and playoff hopefuls are licking their chops, prognosticating about who they’re gonna face, who they match up well with, and who they want nothing to do with. I honestly feel like […] More

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    How The 2016 MLB Trade Deadline Helped The Dodgers Secure The NL West

    This year’s trade deadline brought about plenty of the usual reactions; pins and needles,  chewing your fingernails, and mashing the refresh button on your twitter feed.  Down to a two team race separated by a game or two, the National League West has all the earmarks of a nail-biter. Leading up to the deadline, we were […] More

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    The Lost Art of Keeping Score and Why You Should Try It!

    Last week we covered the difference between the passionate and casual fan; this week, we’re going to delve into one of the traditions that cements your status as a die-hard, passionate baseball fan: Keeping score. We’ve all seen them at the park; they usually have a tiny handheld radio, their team gear is faded, as […] More

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    Dodgers Fandom: The Casual and The Passionate

    My parents couldn’t name 3 current Dodgers right now for a billion dollars.  Couldn’t tell you who owns them, no clue who manages them, and there is NO WAY they know where they sit in the standings, etc.  That’s ok, they’re human. I can’t hold that against them. Well, as you can tell, I am […] More

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