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Making Moves: McGwire Hitting Coach, Ryu Rights Won, Silverio Outrighted, 23 MILB FA

The Dodgers officially announced the hiring of Mark McGwire as hitting coach, replacing Dave Hansen. McGwire spent the past three years with the Cardinals as their hitting coach. Under his tutelage, the Cards offense was top-five in OBP in each of his seasons at the offensive helm, leading all of baseball last year. McGwire has stated that his philosophy includes ... Read More »

Down On The Farm: Week Of July 16th – Fields, Fife, Webster, Santiago, Valentin

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The Albuquerque Isotopes and Chattanooga Lookouts had the best week in the Dodgers minor league system, both winning five games this week. The ‘Topes scored the most runs this week with 54, while the Great Lakes Loons gave up the fewest with 24. The Arizona League Dodgers, a team that had been rolling, had one game in which it gave ... Read More »

Down On The Farm: Week Of July 2nd – Ely, Magill, Santiago, Hermsen, Martinez

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With the Dodgers signing all of the players they drafted in the first 10 rounds, the minor league rosters have received ample reinforcements. The latest to sign: Paco Rodriguez. He was assigned to the Great Lakes Loons. As for on-field performance, the Arizona League Dodgers are on fire. The team is 13-2 on the season and ahead of the second-place ... Read More »

Down On The Farm: Week Of June 25th – Ely, Smith, Martin, Santana, Sulbaran

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The Chattanooga Lookouts were the system’s best team this week, going a perfect 7-0 by allowing just nine runs — the entire week. That’s by far the fewest number of runs allowed by a Dodger minor league team this season, and part of the reason for their success were the reinforcements from Rancho Cucamonga Quakes in the form of Chris ... 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 »

Josh Lindblom & Justin Sellers Land Final Roster Spots + Opening Day Roster

Josh Lindblom and Justin Sellers have landed the final two roster spots on the Los Angeles Dodgers. Right-handed reliever Josh Lindblom and infielder Justin Sellers will begin the season with the Dodgers, while reliever Scott Rice and infielders Luis Cruz and Josh Fields were reassigned. The logical choices, in my opinion. Lindblom has proven he can be very effective out ... Read More »

Justin Sellers, Josh Fields, Luis Cruz are struggling, battling it out for final position spot

The final spot on the roster for position players will come down to Justin Sellers, Josh Fields, or Luis Cruz. The last position spot on the Dodgers roster has come down to infielders Justin Sellers, Josh Fields and Luis Cruz. After hot starts for each, if you pick by what they’ve done lately offensively, “other” would win the election. Sellers ... Read More »

Los Angeles Dodgers Spring Training Notes: 9 Players Cut + Josh Fields Going To Make The Team

The Los Angeles Dodgers made their first cuts of Spring Training today (pretty sure it’s the first), as the team sent down nine players. Chris Withrow, Scott Van Slyke, Alex Castellanos, John Wall, Stephen Fife, Michael Antonini, and Alfredo Silverio were optioned to minor league camp, while Russ Mitchell and Shane Lindsay, both non-roster invitees to camp, were reassigned to ... Read More »

Around The Web: Missing On Albert Pujols, Minor Moves, And Replacing Offense

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ESPN: From Jonah Keri‘s book on the Tampa Bay Rays, “The Extra 2%“, which I should probably get around to reading. Jennings said he and the other scouts in attendance — all except Arango — remained concerned about the kid’s thick build. They also focused on the negatives rather than the positives as Arango and Jennings both fell into a ... Read More »