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March In Review: Top Dodgers prospects, Matt Kemp’s 2014, Yasiel Puig’s projections

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In March I was finally able to get going and I released my 2014 Prospect Rankings, wrote a little about Matt Kemp, and wrote extensively about Yasiel Puig. Besides game threads or game recaps, here’s what I was up to. ===== Things Looking Up For Matt Kemp, But Reality Will Require Patience It really is an unfortunate, delicate balance at ... Read More »

Yasiel Puig’s reckless driving arrest not the worst thing, but no need to excuse him

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Yasiel Puig was arrested yesterday on reckless driving charges for going 110 in a 70 mph zone. It is, of course, his second arrest for reckless driving due to speed. Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig was arrested on Saturday morning in Florida on a charge of reckless driving, according to a report from the Naples Daily News. Florida Highway Patrol spokesman ... Read More »

Hyun Jin Ryu is apparently going to sing now … at least it’s for charity

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Hyun Jin Ryu has been enjoying his off-season so far, making all types of commercials, appearing on variety shows, and being named his country’s athlete of the year. But now … now he may be going too far, as he’s apparently working with Cube Entertainment in Korea to sing seasonal songs or something. The baseball star is collaborating with Cube ... Read More »

Kirk Gibson latest D-Backs figure to join franchise’s faux macho BS press tour against Dodgers

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The Dodgers and Diamondbacks are playing down in Australia in late March, so they’ve both sent reps ahead of time to basically do PR and take an vacation. This has made Kirk Gibson angry at the Dodgers for no real reason, which means I’m guessing Kevin Towers told him to do it. “I’ll give you an example,” Gibson said. “Look ... Read More »

Alexander Guerrero hasn’t played in a week due to a thigh injury

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Alexander Guerrero hit a homer in the last game he played this winter, but the problem is that he hasn’t played since exiting that game with an injury. Many people inquired as to the extent of it, and it’s been recently revealed that it was a thigh issue (hamstring, I’m guessing). According to an audio interview with PelotaCriolla.com, Guerrero updated ... Read More »

Yasiel Puig wastes time entertaining kids instead of taking batting practice #SMH #Lazy #Spoiled

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Arrogant, undisciplined Dodger star-but-only-cause-of-the-media Yasiel Puig FINALLY showed up at Dodger Stadium the other day. It’s about time he started to get his work in to fix his team-destroying ways, but NO, all he did was waste time playing around with kids. “I played Little League when I was 9, went through the system, and now I’m grateful that I’m ... Read More »

J.P. Howell clarifies comments, says Yasiel Puig was not bullied by teammates, and I believe him

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So I was wrong about the Yasiel Puig bullying comments by J.P. Howell just going away, as they got picked up by some national outlets and then reporters started asking questions. As it turns out, Howell was not talking about Puig being bullied by teammates, but just bullied by others that don’t know him. “Dude, I don’t know how it ... Read More »

J.P. Howell speaks out about bullying, how it is in baseball, and says Yasiel Puig was a victim

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J.P. Howell talked with Bill Shaikin of the Los Angeles Times yesterday about bullying, which has been a hot topic in sports lately due to the Jonathan Martin/Richie Incognito/Miami Dolphins ongoing saga. Howell talked about his own experiences with bullying and then discussed it in the context of sports, in general. Howell grew up to be a baseball player, but ... Read More »

Alexander Guerrero to the Dodgers now official, Peter Moylan DFA

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The Dodgers made the signing of Cuban SS/2B Alexander Guerrero official just moments ago, and to clear room on the 40-man roster, pitcher Peter Moylan was designated. Guerrero was said to have agreed to a 4-year/$28 million contract just yesterday, but it was reasonable to remain skeptical given his history of rumored agreements with the team. All the relevant information ... Read More »

Honeycutt, Lopes, Wallach have options picked up, Hillman’s option declined, clearing way for Mattingly return

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The Dodgers picked up the options of coaches Rick Honeycutt, Davey Lopes, and Tim Wallach today, according to Ken Gurnick of Dodgers.com. Also Mark McGwire will return because he’s already under contract. Trey Hillman‘s option was declined, so that leaves John Valentin, Ken Howell, and Chuck Crim in the wind for now, according to Eric Stephen of True Blue LA. ... Read More »