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    Reviewing 2012: Randy Choate, the lefty specialist

    Randy Choate is a career situational left-hander. Devoid of any left-handed pitching out of the bullpen, the Dodgers acquired Choate from the Miami Marlins as part of the Hanley Ramirez trade on July 25. A journeyman, the Dodgers are Choate’s fifth team in his 12-year big league career.  Although Choate was a reliable lefty out […] More

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    Trade Deadline Winners and Losers

    It was an active trade deadline for MLB this year, as a number of high profile players switched uniforms. Hanley Ramirez, Zack Greinke, Ryan Dempster, Ichiro Suzuki, and Shane Victorino were among the players who were moved this year. We’ll take a look at some of the winners and losers at this year’s trade deadline. […] More

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    Gauging What Hanley Ramirez Brings to the Dodgers

    The Dodgers made a blockbuster pre-trade deadline deal late Tuesday night acquiring infielder Hanley Ramirez from the Miami Marlins. The Dodgers gave up starting pitcher Nathan Eovaldi, and a minor-league pitcher, Scott McGough, and acquired left-handed reliever Randy Choate as well. GM Ned Colletti significantly boosted the club’s offense by adding a three-time All Star […] More