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Around The Web: Andre Ethier Extension Reaction

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Mike Scioscia’s Tragic Illness: Mike Petriello once feared the exact deal that Andre Ethier signed, and while he holds some concerns, he finds it hard to argue against the deal. What interests me more right now is trying to figure out just how much a big 2012 could enhance Ethier’s value on the market, because there’s a big difference between ... Read More »

Down On The Farm: Week Of June 4th – Ely, Miller, Retherford, O’Sullivan

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Someone break up the Quakes. Rancho Cucamonga went 7-0 this week, thanks largely in part to my attendance on Tuesday and Wednesday. All kidding aside, the Quakes got some great pitching and some timely hitting to catapult them into a first place tie in their division with the Lake Elsinore Storm (San Diego Padres) at 34-30. With six games left ... Read More »

Andre Ethier Agrees To 5-Year/$85 Million Contract With 6th Year Option + Analysis

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Dodgers outfielder Andre Ethier agreed to an extension with the team yesterday, and he’ll now be locked in with the franchise for the next five years for a sum of $85 million. Additionally, there’s a vesting option for a sixth year for an additional $15 million. Ethier close to deal with #Dodgers that would be guaranteed for $85M over 5 ... Read More »

2012 MLB Draft: Los Angeles Dodgers Review

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2012 MLB Draft: Los Angeles Dodgers Preview 2012 MLB Draft: Los Angeles Dodgers – Day 1 – The 18th Overall Pick Is Corey Seager 2012 MLB Draft: Los Angeles Dodgers – Day 1 – The 51st Overall Pick Is Jesmuel Valentin 2012 MLB Draft: Los Angeles Dodgers – Day 2 – Rounds 2 Through 5 2012 MLB Draft: Los Angeles ... Read More »

Wise, Baez, Smith, Magill, Martin Of Lookouts Named To Southern League All-Star Team

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On Wednesday, five members of the Chattanooga Lookouts were named to the Southern League All-Star team, according to a press release from the league. —– Southern League North Division All-Stars Position Players: 1B/C J.T. Wise, 3B Pedro Baez, OF Blake Smith Pitchers: RHP Matt Magill, RHP Ethan Martin —– I’ve written about Magill’s and Martin’s success this season, so their ... Read More »

2012 MLB Draft: Day 1 & Day 2 – Notes – White, Seager, Rodriguez, Garcia, Griggs

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ESPN‘s Kiley McDaniel says Dodgers first rounder Corey Seager has All-Star upside. McDaniel: The Dodgers pop Corey Seager here, the brother of Mariners third baseman Kyle Seager, but Corey is bigger and more physical than his brother. Corey could be a tough sign here with a strong commitment to South Carolina, but you have to think the Dodgers are confident ... Read More »

Down On The Farm: Week Of May 28th – Martin, Pericht, Lee, Schebler

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While the Dodgers minor league teams didn’t do well in the win-loss column, there were some solid performances this week. The Isotopes tied with the Lookouts for fewest runs allowed at 28. The ‘Topes also had trouble scoring though, averaging just three runs per game this week. The Quakes, after scoring just 16 runs last week, exploded for 51 runs ... Read More »

2012 MLB Draft: Los Angeles Dodgers – Day 1 – The 51st Overall Pick Is Jesmuel Valentin

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The Los Angeles Dodgers selected Jesmuel Valentin with the 51st overall pick in the 2012 MLB Draft. Out of Puerto Rico Baseball Academy, and son of Jose Valentin, he’ll likely start his professional career at shortstop, but could move to second or third eventually. —– Baseball America had him ranked #71. The son of Jose Valentin, who spent 16 years ... Read More »