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Injury Roll Call: Dodgers Risk Kershaw, Hanley & Victorino Hurt, Billingsley & Lilly On The Mend

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Clayton Kershaw has an impingement of the right hip and threw off a mound on Friday prior to making the start Sunday. I’ve made my feelings on the topic known before: they should shut him down. Don Mattingly, via Dylan Hernandez, said: “The last thing I want to be involved with is pitching Clayton Kershaw hurt. If I knew something ... Read More »

Aaron Harang starting on short rest probably seems like a bad idea because it is

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Aaron Harang will likely start Sunday’s game against the Reds on short rest, according to Don Mattingly. It could be bad. That leaves Sunday’s slot open, and one day after saying right-hander John Ely — who has made only two appearances in the Major Leagues this season, both in relief — could start, Mattingly said right-hander Aaron Harang likely will ... Read More »

Clayton Kershaw trying to throw without using his hips sounds like a swell idea … no it doesn’t

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Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw got a second opinion on his hip today, which revealed nothing new from the doctor, but we did get a few tidbits dropped on the situation by other people. Clayton Kershaw was examined Tuesday by a hip specialist, who said the reigning National League Cy Young Award winner can continue to pitch without risking further damage ... Read More »

Making Moves: Mattingly & Colletti Return + Gordon, Fife, Herrera Called On To Contribute

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Chad delved into it further here, but the Dodgers have retained the services of Ned Colletti with a multi-year extension. They have also let it be known that Don Mattingly won’t be going anywhere. Mattingly I can live with (but please, for the love of every God ever worshiped, stop bunting, especially with A.J. Ellis), though my preference has always ... Read More »

Injury Roll Call: Kershaw, Jansen, Billingsley, Choate, Kennedy, Guerra, Hairston, Withrow

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Clayton Kershaw was scratched from his last start due to a hip injury, for which he received a cortisone shot. His start was taken by Joe Blanton. Clayton hopes to return and start on Tuesday. —– Kenley Jansen, barring any unforeseen setback, will pitch again this season before undergoing offseason surgery on his heart. He won’t pitch within the next ... Read More »

Trade Analysis: Dodgers Blockbuster Improves Team But Carries Significant Risk + GIF Reactions

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The Dodgers finalized a trade today that will send Rubby De La Rosa, Allen Webster, Jerry Sands, James Loney, and Ivan De Jesus to the Red Sox for Adrian Gonzalez, Carl Crawford, Josh Beckett, Nick Punto, and Cash. I gave my initial reaction to the deal yesterday, but after an in-depth analysis, did anything change? ===== Adrian Gonzalez The Dodgers ... 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 »

A.J. Ellis & Clayton Kershaw talk about Justin Bieber, All-Star status on “Between Two Palm Trees”

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Episodes five and six of “Between Two Palm Trees” deal with Clayton Kershaw‘s Justin Bieber heartthrob status and A.J. Ellis trying to solicit a ticket to the All-Star Game. Your browser does not support iframes. Your browser does not support iframes. A.J. needs to jump out of the chair and try to strangle Clayton or something, just so I can ... Read More »

Around The Web: MLB’s Blackout Policy, Worth Of The Slide Step, Nerdy NL All-Star Roster

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Yahoo! Sports: Jeff Passan writes about MLB‘s ridiculous blackout policy. I wrote about my issues with it here. —– FanGraphs: Dave Cameron‘s “Stat Nerd NL All-Star Roster” includes A.J. Ellis and Clayton Kershaw, but Andre Ethier just misses. —– Baseball Prospectus: Doug Thorburn dissects the slide step and doesn’t think it’s worth implementing. It is my contention that most pitchers ... Read More »