Trade Analysis: Dodgers Acquire Hanley Ramirez/Randy Choate For Nate Eovaldi/Scott McGough

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Ken Rosenthal and Jon Paul Morosi of Fox Sports reported that the Dodgers have agreed to trade Nate Eovaldi and Scott McGough to the Marlins for Hanley Ramirez and Randy Choate. Surprised? So is basically everybody else. The Miami Marlins’ shocking midseason rebuild continued with a blockbuster trade after 2 a.m. ET Wednesday: They sent mercurial star Hanley Ramirez and ... Read More »

Dodgers Acquire Hanley Ramirez & Randy Choate For Nate Eovaldi & Scott McGough

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According to Ken Rosenthal and Jon Paul Morosi of Fox Sports, the Dodgers have traded Nate Eovaldi and Scott McGough to the Marlins for Hanley Ramirez and Randy Choate. BLOCKBUSTER: Hanley Ramirez & Randy Choate to #Dodgers, Nathan Eovaldi & Scott McGough to #Marlins, sources tell @Ken_Rosenthal and me. — Jon Morosi (@jonmorosi) July 25, 2012 I’ll have complete analysis ... Read More »

Down On The Farm: Week Of July 9th – Magill, Pederson, Santiago, Sweeney, Rathjen

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It was a down week for some of the Dodgers minor league affiliates. The Chattanooga Lookouts and Rancho Cucamonga Quakes both had 2-4 weeks. The Great Lakes Loons checked in with the best record at 5-1. The Albuquerque Isotopes had an abbreviated week due to the Pacific Coast League All-Star Game. The Loons and Ogden Raptors scored the most runs ... Read More »

Stephen Fife set for MLB debut as Chad Billingsley heads to DL … sigh

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Previously, I took a look at potential Chad Billingsley replacements at AAA in Stephen Fife and John Ely, wondering whether Ely would ever get another crack. Well, today the Dodgers put Billingsley on the 15-day DL and promoted Fife to start. The Dodgers placed right-hander Chad Billingsley on the 15-day disabled list on Tuesday with an inflamed elbow flexor tendon, ... Read More »

Chad Billingsley’s Surprise Elbow Strain

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“Surprise! I’m sore!” – Chad Billingsley’s Elbow So Chad Billingsley‘s elbow is messed up, and he’s due for a second MRI on it today after the first MRI found a strain. Chad Billingsley was scratched from his scheduled start for the Dodgers on Sunday with right elbow pain and said after the game that MRI results showed “flexor muscle and ... Read More »

Joe Paterno Gave Some Interesting Quotes About His Image & The Death Penalty In 1987

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Was browsing around the Internet yesterday, reading up on the Penn State University scandal, and stumbled upon this article by Thomas Ferraro of United Press International published on May 17th, 1987. What stood out to me were Joe Paterno‘s quotes on his image… “Joe Paterno shifts uncomfortably on the couch of his office at Penn State University and makes a ... Read More »

Dodgers Have “Deal On Table” For Ryan Dempster Involving Two Pitching Prospects

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According to George Ofman of WBBM in Chicago, the Dodgers have an offer on the table for the Cubs‘ Ryan Dempster that involves two pitching prospects. Cubs have at least 2 deals on table for Dempster. One from Tigers including young lefty and from Dodgers for two pitching prospects. — George ofman (@georgeofman) July 14, 2012 I’ve already explored the ... Read More »

Around The Web: Dodgers Mid-Season Grades, Evaluting Scouts, Umpire Strike Three Calls

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Mike Scioscia’s Tragic Illness: Mike Petriello gave his mid-season grades for the offense. Thought he was a bit friendly to Bobby Abreu given that most of his production wasn’t so much skill-based as luck-based. Mike Scioscia’s Tragic Illness: Mike Petriello gave his mid-season grades for the pitchers. I don’t quite understand why Chris Capuano gets an A basically for his ... Read More »

Down On The Farm: Week Of July 2nd – Ely, Magill, Santiago, Hermsen, Martinez

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With the Dodgers signing all of the players they drafted in the first 10 rounds, the minor league rosters have received ample reinforcements. The latest to sign: Paco Rodriguez. He was assigned to the Great Lakes Loons. As for on-field performance, the Arizona League Dodgers are on fire. The team is 13-2 on the season and ahead of the second-place ... Read More »