D-Backs GM Kevin Towers says team needs to hit more batters, calls Kirk Gibson soft, throws tantrum

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The Dodgers and Diamondbacks have had a ‘lively’ rivalry of late, especially in 2013, but D-Backs GM Kevin Towers has decided to try and take things to the next level by saying a bunch of dumb stuff, including chastising his pitchers for not hitting enough players, inferring Kirk Gibson and the coaching staff was soft, and that Charles Nagy was ... Read More »

2013 NLDS Game 4: Dodgers 4, Braves 3 – Part 2 – The aftermath + celebration GIFS

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The Dodgers won. Celebration time? Celebration time. —– The man of the day, Juan Uribe. Vindicated, in a way. Yasiel Puig and Matt Kemp show why he’s a clubhouse favorite. Puig also destroyed a TBS camera while Uribe was being interviewed. Hanley Ramirez goes nuts (also notice Adrian Gonzalez laughing at Hanley on the right before Puig dumps him): Nick ... Read More »

Pedro Baez & Jarret Martin replace Onelki Garcia & Shawn Tolleson in Arizona Fall League

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Dodgers minor-league pitchers Pedro Baez and Jarret Martin will head to the Arizona Fall League for the Glendale Desert Dogs to replace pitchers Onelki Garcia and Shawn Tolleson. Baez, if you remember, was recently converted to pitcher from third base and reached AA in 2013, putting up a 3.63 ERA in high-A and a 4.24 ERA in AA. Martin was ... Read More »

2013 NLDS Game 2: Dodgers 3, Braves 2, Don Mattingly/Jason Heyward 2 – GIFS & the 7th inning from hell

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Did Don Mattingly really do that to the Dodgers? Yes, yes he did. The title isn’t meant to be disrespectful to the Braves or infer that they didn’t deserve to win … but it never ever should have gone the way it did. It was just ridiculously bad decision making on Mattingly’s part. —– In the top of the seventh ... Read More »

The Dodgers finally release 2013 NLDS roster: Capuano, Dee, SVS in; Hairston, Marmol, Volquez out

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The Dodgers finally released their roster for the 2013 NLDS (‘finally’ because they had less than an hour to get it in), and it included some surprises. Good surprises. Starting Pitchers Clayton Kershaw Zack Greinke Hyun Jin Ryu Ricky Nolasco Relief Pitchers Kenley Jansen Brian Wilson J.P. Howell Ronald Belisario Paco Rodriguez Chris Withrow Chris Capuano No surprises with the ... Read More »

Dodgers 2013 NLDS player panic ratings: Who are Dodger fans most likely to meltdown about?

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The idea for player panic ratings has been stewing in my head since the last playoff appearance for the Dodgers, because while fans go nuts at players during the regular season, they absolutely lose sanity during the postseason. I understand that, because there’s more at stake, but sane people let it go after they calm down, while insane people let ... Read More »

Dodgers vs. Braves, 2013 NLDS breakdown: In which the general public roots for schadenfreude

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The Braves and Dodgers in the 2013 NLDS, because why not, right? Putting aside the respective fanbases, this is a matchup a lot of outsiders have expressed interest in, if for no other reason than to see the most habitual unwritten rule line-steppers take on the steadfast unwritten rule enforcers of grittitude. Basically, everybody wants to see Yasiel Puig and/or ... Read More »

Around The Web: 2013 Dodgers prospect team, NPB posting changes, Cuban law changes

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Jurgen Klopp mad? Yeah, he mad. —– Feelin’ Kinda Blue: Dustin Nosler names his 2013 Dodgers prospect team. Feelin’ Kinda Blue: Also names his most surprising and most disappointing prospects. RotoGraphs: Ricky Nolasco‘s adjustments have made him closer to the real deal than not. So it seems here that Nolasco’s year is something close to being “for real,” and while ... Read More »