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Sorting Through The Candidates For Owner Of The Los Angeles Dodgers

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As I covered yesterday, the Los Angeles Dodgers are going to be put up for auction in bankruptcy court, thus ending Frank McCourt‘s embarrassing reign as Dodgers owner. However, while we’re busy celebrating his demise, fans need to be aware of the next owner’s credentials, lest history repeat itself. For their part, Major League Baseball has committed to facilitating the ... Read More »

2011 Los Angeles Dodgers Season Review: Relief Pitchers

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Kenley Jansen Relief pitchers are a fungible group, as many non-traditional sports analysts around the web have pointed out time and time again. Overpaying for them, particularly veteran arms, rarely works out. Constructing a pen on the cheap is the preferred way to go, especially when you have proven as an organization to be able to develop young arms year ... Read More »

2011 Los Angeles Dodgers Season Review: Starting Pitchers

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Clayton Kershaw Was there anyone else to begin this review with? Just 23-years-old and consistently underrated and overlooked by the mainstream media entering 2011, Clayton Kershaw silenced all of his remaining critics with one of the best seasons for a pitcher in recent memory, Dodger or otherwise. Consistent from start to finish, Clayton improved in every respect from his fantastic ... Read More »

2011 Los Angeles Dodgers Season Review: Left Field

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Jerry Sands Left Field: Ned Colletti’s Folly. This is the Season Review I’ve been least looking forward to because it’s by far the most depressing, and it’s therefore the one I have the least interest in writing. Essentially, left field was a hot mess in 2011, as the Dodgers used basically everybody, the kitchen sink, and Eugenio Velez. I’ll focus ... Read More »

2011 Los Angeles Dodgers Season Review: First Base

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James Loney James Loney’s 2011 was much like his 2010 when all was said and done, in that his supporters still stood behind him while his detractors once again saw too little progress to declare Loney a changed man and the slugging corner infielder people think he can be. Chad already dug into Loney’s late season surge that not only – ... Read More »

2011 Los Angeles Dodgers Season Review: Catcher

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Rod Barajas Rod Barajas subscribes to a simple theory: why be anyone but Rod Barajas when people will continue to give me a job regardless of the fact that I’m a pretty mediocre player? Not a bad idea, considering he doesn’t have many other options. Since arriving in L.A. after being claimed off of waivers from the Mets, Barajas has ... Read More »