Tag Archives: Joe Blanton

2012 MLB Playoff Chase: Dodgers right back in the hunt?

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The Dodgers are currently two games back of the Cardinals for the National League‘s final playoff spot. Los Angeles has a 8.2% (+3.8% since yesterday) chance of making the playoffs according to Cool Standings and a 8.1% (+4.1% since yesterday) chance according to Baseball Prospectus. Joe Blanton shutdown the Rockies yesterday for the win, and Kurt Suzuki played hero for ... Read More »

2012 MLB Playoff Chase: Dodgers clock continues to count down

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The Dodgers are currently three games back of the Cardinals for the National League‘s final playoff spot. Los Angeles has a 3.1% (-1.4% since yesterday) chance of making the playoffs according to Cool Standings and a 4.0% (-1.7% since yesterday) chance according to Baseball Prospectus. After Clayton Kershaw threw a gem yesterday, the Dodgers sit seven games above .500, but ... 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 »

Ryan O’Sullivan Heads East Completing The Joe Blanton Trade With Phillies

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It was reported yesterday that the Player To Be Named Later in the Joe Blanton deal was Ryan O’Sullivan. Ryan O’Sullivan, sent to #Phillies to complete Blanton deal, ranked #23 on BA list of #Dodgers prospects. — Bill Shaikin (@BillShaikin) August 16, 2012 The 21-year-old right-handed reliever has pitched at both A-ball levels in 2012 after spending 2011 at Rookie-ball. ... Read More »

Trade Rumors: Dodgers On Dempster, Greinke, Johnson, Shields, Pence, Victorino, Morneau

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GM Ned Colletti says the Dodgers are far from done after landing Hanley Ramirez, as they still want a starter and a bat. The Dodgers landed the middle-of-the-order bat they’ve been looking for in Hanley Ramirez, but general manager Ned Colletti on Wednesday said he’s still looking for a starting pitcher and another hitter. “We’re still hunting for starting pitching. ... Read More »