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    Is Starting Pitching Overrated?

    As the postseason started for the Los Angeles Dodgers, the memories hit. Just last year, I was in the stands at game five of the NLDS. Zack Greinke was on the mound, and the Dodgers were expected to advance to the NLCS. But the Mets scratched together three runs in six innings and Mets’ Manager […] More

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    Yasmani Grandal Must Be a Playoff X-Factor

    On August 10, the Dodgers beat the Phillies 9-3 in a game where Yasmani Grandal hit his 18th home run of the season. “The power has always been there, it’s just a matter of staying healthy,” Grandal told the media after that game. Indeed, when healthy, Grandal is a top 5 catcher in Major League Baseball. […] More

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    Julio Urias Will Play a Huge Role in the Playoffs

    Moving Julio Urias to the bullpen is a brilliant move by the Dodger front office. It is an innovative solution to a complex problem that has plagued teams in the past. Most notably, the Washington Nationals shut down Stephen Strasburg in 2012 due to an innings limit after winning 98 games. That Nationals team lost to an […] More

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    Numbers Don’t Lie: This Race is in The Refrigerator

    LA sports fans who were around for the ‘Showtime’ or Shaq-Kobe Lakers will fondly remember when Chick Hearn put games in the refrigerator. It was his way of calling games before they ended, and he was right 99% of the time. If you’re not quite sure what I’m talking about, take a look at this: The Dodgers have […] More

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    3 Keys to Guarantee the Dodgers a Division Title

    Welcome to September, Dodger fans. The dog days of summer are over, and the pennant race is on. After a year of ups, downs, Yasiel Puig demotions, and Yasiel Puig promotions, the Dodgers find themselves in a dogfight with the Giants. In truth, September looks to be one of the hardest months of the for the club. […] More

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    Carlos Ruiz Makes The Dodgers Better

    There’s a reason why so many ’08 Phillies have made their way to Los Angeles. Carlos Ruiz, like Chase Utley, is somebody who has proven himself as a playoff champion at Dodger Stadium. The same goes for current Dodger reliever Joe Blanton and former Dodgers Jimmy Rollins and Shane Victorino. Those Phillies teams of last decade beat […] More

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    So You Want to Catch a Ball? Tips and More from Zack Hample

    Anybody who has gone to a game and returned with a ball knows that thrilling feeling. For most of us, getting a ball at Dodger Stadium comes down to pure luck. Most of the time, it is a matter of being in the right place at the right time. But for some, getting balls at […] More

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    What Rob Segedin Tells Us About Running a Sports Franchise

    Just moments before Rob Segedin blasted a two-run double off David Price in his historic big league debut, I received a text message saying, “Rob Segdoin, who the f— is that?”. As the Dodgers enter week two of the Rob Segedin era, anybody asking, “who is Rob Segedin?”, has obviously not been paying much attention to the team. In the week since his […] More

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    The 15 Most Notable Major Leaguers To Play for The Dodgers and Red Sox

    The Dodgers are hosting the Red Sox for a rare Interleague series this weekend. These games between the two of baseball’s most storied franchises will be the 13th, 14th, and 15th games played all time. Surprisingly, both teams have never met in the World Series. While there hasn’t been much history on the field between Boston and LA, […] More

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    A Julio Urias Trade Puts Legacy, Tradition, and History at Stake

    As Monday’s trade deadline ticks closer, the Dodgers have plenty of critical decisions to make. If the Dodgers are to make a move, it is no secret that young Julio Urias is on the table for a trade with the Chicago White Sox involving Chris Sale. Urias’s potential is obvious, but there is ultimately no […] More