Injury Roll Call: Hanley sticking to plan, Puig x-rays negative, Ethier taking it down to the wire

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The Dodgers will continue to stick to the Hanley Ramirez Injury Mandate as the season winds down. The Dodgers are sticking to their plan of resting Hanley Ramirez in the final two weeks of the regular season, in hopes of having him ready to play every day in the playoffs. Ramirez is out of the lineup Friday night against the ... Read More »

Site Update: Moved to new server + Disqus is here

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I think I did this like a week ago, but I figured I should make an announcement anyway just to let everybody know. So basically, I’ve moved off shared hosting. Therefore, stuff like the site crashing for two days because lots of people wanted to read my articles won’t happen … hypothetically. Also, unless you haven’t visited the site in ... Read More »

The Dodgers 2013 rookie hazing happened, Yasiel Puig stole the show

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The Dodgers had their annual rookie hazing yesterday, and like most things, Yasiel Puig stole the show. That picture above looks like it’s out of ‘Airplane‘ or something. For better or worse, other rookies also got in on the action, from Hyun Jin Ryu to Chris Withrow to Scott Van Slyke to Onelki Garcia to Nick Buss. 오늘은 정장안입고… #ryukiehazing ... Read More »

[Update] Dodgers fan stabbed to death in fight between rival fans outside AT&T Park, please stop this

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After yesterday’s game between the Dodgers and the Giants, a Dodger fan was stabbed to death outside of AT&T Park, according to San Francisco Police. A man wearing Dodgers gear was stabbed to death when a fight broke out between rival fans just after a San Francisco Giants baseball game near AT&T Park late Wednesday night. San Francisco Police said ... Read More »

Dodger signee Takumi Numata banned for life by JABA + JABA submits request to NPB

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When the Takumi Numata signing last left off, the validity of his deal with the Dodgers was in question due to the circumstances around his signing, and the Japan Amateur Baseball Association (JABA) was not pleased. Late yesterday, JABA banned Numata for life, suspended the director of Numata’s team (Edion of the Industrial League), and filed a request to the ... Read More »

A resurgent and reinvented Brian Wilson

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When Brian Wilson was signed, I didn’t like it much. His velocity was reported to be anywhere from 87-90 mph, he only had a month to make an impact coming off Tommy John surgery, and he was a veteran, so the team would inevitably give him preference for the playoff roster over a potentially more deserving candidate. Now? Now there’s ... Read More »

The OFFICIAL Dodgers Poolgate Peegate player odds

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So the story today is that a Dodger(s) peed in the D-Backs pool, according to a report from Tony Jackson. And because it involves the Dodgers/D-Backs Poolgate controversy, this has gotten picked up by a bunch of outlets. Thus, we now have Peegate. In the past 48 hours, however, I have talked to various people about this subject. And I ... Read More »

Making Moves: Onelki, Tolleson, Yimi, Thomas to AFL + Kemp getting healthy, Kershaw getting rest

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The Dodgers pushed back Clayton Kershaw‘s most recent start to give him three extra days of rest as the regular season winds down. The Dodgers will give ace left-hander Clayton Kershaw three extra days of rest and start rookie Stephen Fife on Wednesday night against the D-backs. Kershaw will instead start Saturday in San Diego. The club believes Kershaw, who ... Read More »

D-backs media, players, executives preach about class but should check the mirror instead

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So in case you hadn’t heard yet, the Dodgers clinched the division yesterday and had a bit of a celebration. It was a celebration that included jumping into the pool at Chase Field, and thus D-Backs players were mad about it. D-Backs front office was mad about it. D-Backs media were mad about it. Because when AREN’T the D-Backs mad ... Read More »

Matt Kemp & Don Mattingly confirm Kemp’s batting stance changes, results solid thus far

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I recently wrote about an observation I had regarding Matt Kemp‘s change in hitting setup, but I didn’t actually know if this was a conscious move or not on his part. Heck, some people thought me and the others were just imagining Kemp’s change. However, now the adjustments have been confirmed by the man himself and coaches as well, so ... Read More »

Alexander Guerrero had verbal agreement with Dodgers, other teams now interested

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Cuban SS/2B Alexander Guerrero was reported to have a verbal agreement with the Dodgers on a contract negotiated by agents Rudy Santin and Manny Paula of MVP Sports Management, but with Guerrero switching agents to Scott Boras, that arrangement is now off, according to Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com. Guerrero switched agents. Verbal agreements from past agency are not binding. Wants ... Read More »