Author Archives: Chad Moriyama

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Clayton Kershaw Gets Ejected, Everybody Gets Mad

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After yesterday’s debacle, today certainly seemed to be must see television, but after Clayton Kershaw pitched normally to Gerardo Parra in the third inning, it did seem like today’s game would proceed normally. In the top of sixth inning, however, with Parra at-bat for the second time, Kershaw threw a strike and then grazed Parra on the elbow with an ... Read More »

Gerardo Parra Flips Out On Hong Chih Kuo, Clayton Kershaw Returns The Favor

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Tonight’s game was a rather uneventful affair in what amounted to a meaningless game for the Dodgers, only notable for Chad Billinglsey’s continued inability to miss bats and Jerry Sands’ solid all-around game. For better or worse though, Gerardo Parra decided to spice things up for everybody involved in the top of the seventh after he took offense to a ... Read More »

2011 Dodgers Proving That The Best Bullpen Is Often Times An Inexpensive One

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During the 2010-2011 off-season, the Dodgers aimed to improve on what was an effective unit in 2010 (3.80 FIP/8th In MLB). With all their veteran relievers making their Los Angeles exit, the rest of the potential returning cast consisted primarily of pre-arbitration players making the major league minimum, with only Jonathan Broxton locked into a high paying salary for 2011. ... Read More »

Dodgers Call Up Federowicz, Sands, And Ely

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Dylan Hernandez confirmed on Twitter the report that Tim Federowicz got the call to the big leagues, and he added that Jerry Sands and John Ely also received calls. - Dylan Hernandez and Joe Block provided the details on what the call-ups mean for the Dodgers. Federowicz won’t play right away. Mattingly wants him to get used to his new ... Read More »

Report: Tim Federowicz Gets Call To Join Dodgers

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According to Tar Heel Monthly, catching prospect Tim Federowicz* is getting the call to the big leagues. *Federowicz will be known as Fedaerakeafjasdjwisziciz or Fediafjiaezocoizzwocz or Federaifizocizcaawzxz from now on. — Since being traded for, Federowicz has put up a .325/.431/.627/1.058 line, showing outstanding plate discipline and power. Of course, it’s Albuquerque and it’s only 102 plate appearances, so his ... Read More »

Andre Ethier’s Knee Issues Confirm Organizational Question Marks

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Yesterday’s shocking article by T.J. Simers about Andre Ethier’s knee had a lot of fans understandably asking a ton of questions of both him and the organization. Today, Tony Jackson got reactions out of Ned Colletti, Don Mattingly, and Andre Ethier. Los Angeles Dodgers right fielder Andre Ethier met with team physician Dr. Neal ElAttrache on Sunday morning for further ... Read More »

Welcome!

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Hey everybody, welcome to my site. Despite appearances, the site is not intended to be self-aggrandizing, but I figured it’s the easiest and most permanent site name for somebody who can’t think up site names to save his life. When things get settled a bit, I’ll be writing about whatever I want over here, so be sure to follow along ... Read More »

Coaching Philosophy And Matt Kemp

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That’s right, again. It’s your daily Matt Kemp situation/controversy/failboat post, because talking about the team being eleventy billion games back is even more boring. Anyway, after yesterday’s news, it came out today that Dave Stewart talked with Bob Schaefer and Larry Bowa about their differences, and ostensibly, Matt Kemp. “Both Schaefer, the Dodgers’ bench coach who also works with outfielders, ... Read More »