Comment Of The Day: The Dodgers Had A Far Better Roster Than The Diamondbacks

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Decided to start this “feature” because sometimes I do unfortunately stumble into the comment sections at mainstream media sports sites and it’s truly amazing what I find there. You can say it’s picking low hanging fruit, and it is, but I don’t give a shit because it’s hilarious to me. Anyway, today’s gem, which you can see above, comes to ... Read More »

Los Angeles Dodgers 2012 Season Preview: Third Base

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I am fairly certain that everyone outside of Ned Colletti dreads the notion of Juan Uribe playing any amount of games or innings in Dodger blue this season that exceeds one. Unfortunately, that’s exactly what the Dodger brass is counting on. Uribe enters 2012 as the starting third baseman following one of the worst seasons in recent memory, and with ... Read More »

Los Angeles Dodgers 2012 Season Preview: Second Base

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35 in June. Hasn’t played more than 132 games since 2007. Absolutely abysmal with the bat. Ladies and gentlemen, your starting second baseman in 2012, Mark Ellis. Signed to a ludicrous two-year deal for over $8 million in the offseason, Ellis comes to Los Angeles with the reputation of a good glove and “veteran bat”. The first of those things ... Read More »

Los Angeles Dodgers 2012 Season Preview: First Base

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“A Tale of Two James Loneys” would be a great title for a novella, and it’s also the most apt description of Loney’s 2011 season. Manning first in what was another season of “James Loney will finally hit for power and win a Gold Glove” vs. “James Loney will continue to under-perform, and by God we can do better”, Loney ... Read More »

Stanley Gold/Disney Family has been put back into the bidding process, but does it matter?

The Los Angeles Dodgers bidding group of Stanley Gold/Disney Family has been reinstated by the MLB. Stanley Gold and the family of the late Roy Disney were reinstated to the Dodgers bidding on Monday, leaving five parties in contention to buy the team. The decision was disclosed by two people familiar with the sale process but not authorized to comment. ... Read More »

International Spending Needs To Be A Priority For New Los Angeles Dodgers Owners

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Baseball America recently released the list of each team’s international spending for 2011, and it should come as no shock that the Los Angeles Dodgers didn’t make a ton of noise. However, not only are they dead last, but they’re dead last by a lot. Baseball America has compiled estimates of each team’s international amateur signing bonus expenditures in 2011, ... Read More »

Patrick Soon Shiong Joins Steven Cohen, Tony La Russa Is Scary, A Favorite Emerges

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The richest man in Los Angeles, Patrick Soon Shiong, has joined up with Steven Cohen‘s Los Angeles Dodgers ownership group. Patrick Soon-Shiong, the richest man in Los Angeles, has joined the Dodgers bid group led by hedge-fund billionaire Steven Cohen. The alliance is the strongest indication yet of Cohen’s intention to present outgoing owner Frank McCourt with a final bid ... Read More »

Los Angeles Dodgers 2012 Season Preview: Catcher

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When the list of Hall Of Fame catchers in Los Angeles Dodgers history is taken into consideration – Roy Campanella & Mike Piazza (not to mention the good showings of Russell Martin & Paul LoDuca) – the recent state of the backstop position in Los Angeles becomes even more depressing. The future in Carlos Santana gets shipped out, a declining ... Read More »

Los Angeles Dodgers Spring Training Notes: 9 Players Cut + Josh Fields Going To Make The Team

The Los Angeles Dodgers made their first cuts of Spring Training today (pretty sure it’s the first), as the team sent down nine players. Chris Withrow, Scott Van Slyke, Alex Castellanos, John Wall, Stephen Fife, Michael Antonini, and Alfredo Silverio were optioned to minor league camp, while Russ Mitchell and Shane Lindsay, both non-roster invitees to camp, were reassigned to ... Read More »