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[Updated] Dodgers 2013 NLCS player panic ratings: Which player will fans flood my mentions with curse words about?

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I did player panic ratings for the Dodgers before the NLDS, so I figured why not do them for the NLCS too? See, 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 ... Read More »

Dodgers Fans Think They Know Chad Billingsley, But They Don’t

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Starting this year, I’ve made a habit of utilizing Twitter’s search function to find fan reactions to Dodgers events. The purpose of this is partially for laughs and partially for curiosity, but a larger part of the reason revolves around wanting to keep track of which players fans like and dislike … irrationally. So yeah, I willfully torture myself for ... Read More »

2011 Los Angeles Dodgers Season Review: Relief Pitchers

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Kenley Jansen Relief pitchers are a fungible group, as many non-traditional sports analysts around the web have pointed out time and time again. Overpaying for them, particularly veteran arms, rarely works out. Constructing a pen on the cheap is the preferred way to go, especially when you have proven as an organization to be able to develop young arms year ... Read More »

Around The Web: Carroll’s Value, Broxton’s Surgery, And Robinson’s Journey

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True Blue LA: Eric Stephen looks at how Jamey Carroll exceeded expectations. While I don’t have the post anymore, I’m quite sure I didn’t like his signing at all. However, by mid-2010, it became quite apparent that he was going to be a valuable player for the Dodgers going forward. It wasn’t about grittiness or hustle or whatever storyline people ... Read More »

2011 Dodgers Proving That The Best Bullpen Is Often Times An Inexpensive One

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During the 2010-2011 off-season, the Dodgers aimed to improve on what was an effective unit in 2010 (3.80 FIP/8th In MLB). With all their veteran relievers making their Los Angeles exit, the rest of the potential returning cast consisted primarily of pre-arbitration players making the major league minimum, with only Jonathan Broxton locked into a high paying salary for 2011. ... Read More »