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    Dodgers: Will Smith Extends History with Home Run

    After the Dodgers had back-to-back games with a walk-off home run from a rookie, they made baseball history. It was something that had never been done before, and likely something that couldn’t be topped… Until the next day. Rookie catcher Will Smith, who was just added to the roster today, was called on to pinch-hit […] More

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    Baseball’s Biggest Problems

    You often hear people say something along the lines of, “baseball is a dying sport! It’s too slow and boring! That’s why attendance is dropping and ratings are down!” That person is entitled to their wrong opinion. The main problem comes when the commissioner of Major League Baseball, Rob Manfred, shares that opinion. His focus […] More

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    Report: MLB Changes Roster Rules for 2020

    MLB and the MLBPA have agreed to a deal with some notable changes coming in the near future according to ESPN. The long-awaited MLB/MLBPA deal is done, sources tell ESPN, and includes a single trade deadline, an All-Star Game Election Day, expanded rosters in 2020 and, most important, a pledge to start bargaining over fundamental […] More

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    How Does The Qualifying Offer Impact The Off-Season

    One of the topics to look at for why free agency in 2019 is slow is the impact of the qualifying offer (QO). Both the 2018 and 2019 off-seasons have been very slow and this article will look at how the QO might be a factor. Background First off, what is a Qualifying Offer? It […] More

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    The 2018 Dodgers: A Rollercoaster Ride of Emotions

    A baseball season, as well as the mere concept of being a diehard fan of one its teams, if nothing if not a rollercoaster ride, eliciting a full spectrum of emotions from those who choose to take the ride. A nightly visit to Twitter during games, among many other things, is proof of how much […] More

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    Dodgers Fan Feature: One Last Game with Dad

    Baseball, in its unique and storied past, has dates that stand out above all others. Depending on our ages and personal history with the sport, we each have our own moments, memories, and places in time that will forever be etched in our hearts and minds. If we’re fortunate to have experienced these types of […] More

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    Dodgers Nation – A Special Place To Be

    Behind every true baseball fan is a story, and some stories span generations. Everyone has his or her own unique tale about how they became a Dodgers fan, and each is special – after all, they all involve this storied, historic and special organization we all know and love. When I started contributing to Dodgers Nation last spring and told […] More

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    Dodgers Baseball: The Great Distraction

    In 1942, a month after the attack on Pearl Harbor, baseball season was approaching and the owners didn’t know how to proceed. They were unsure if there was a place for baseball in wartime America. The owners took their concerns to baseball’s first commissioner, Kennesaw Mountain Landis. Kennesaw Landis was famously known as the judge […] More