Tag Archives: Kevin Goldstein

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 »

Around The Web: Hanley Ramirez Trade Reaction

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Hanley Ramirez‘s agent Adam Katz told Tim Brown of Yahoo! Sports that his client is thrilled: Hanley agent Adam Katz:”If he was going to be moved then this was his first choice. He can’t wait to get here, compete, do what’s asked.” — Tim Brown (@TBrownYahoo) July 25, 2012 Well, at least the most important guy likes the trade. Mike ... Read More »

Trade Analysis: Dodgers Acquire Hanley Ramirez/Randy Choate For Nate Eovaldi/Scott McGough

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Ken Rosenthal and Jon Paul Morosi of Fox Sports reported that the Dodgers have agreed to trade Nate Eovaldi and Scott McGough to the Marlins for Hanley Ramirez and Randy Choate. Surprised? So is basically everybody else. The Miami Marlins’ shocking midseason rebuild continued with a blockbuster trade after 2 a.m. ET Wednesday: They sent mercurial star Hanley Ramirez and ... 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 »

Taking a look at Alex Castellanos, the prospect set to replace Matt Kemp

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As mentioned yesterday, Matt Kemp injured his hamstring and according to the Dodgers official Twitter, he will be headed to the disabled list. In a related move, Kevin Goldstein of Baseball Prospectus confirmed that the Dodgers would be calling up prospect Alex Castellanos from AAA Albuquerque to take his place on the roster. Because I’m slow and busy, I haven’t ... Read More »

Los Angeles Dodgers Spring Training Notes: February 22nd, 2012

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Clayton Kershaw is injured! Everybody panic! Dodgers Cy Young winner Clayton Kershaw missed his first bullpen session of Spring Training on Wednesday as a precautionary measure due to mild back tightness. Oh, it’s just back tightness. Speaking of injuries, Ken Gurnick of MLB.com reports that Rubby De La Rosa is progressing quickly. Rubby De La Rosa is a pitcher, not ... Read More »

Around The Web: Epic Guerra & Loney, Dodgers Out Of Options, and Worst Swings Of 2011

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MSTI: I don’t know where he found this, but this is definitely the best thing Javy Guerra and James Loney do all year even if they finish 1/2 in the MVP race. Dodger Thoughts: None of the potential Dodgers ownership groups liked the Matt Kemp and Clayton Kershaw contracts? Uh…yikes. Feelin’ Kinda Blue: Jon Weisman blogger profile. —– Baseball Prospectus: ... 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 »

Around The Web: Bunting For Hits & Dee, Bonds Sentenced, Homegrown Dodgers, And Yoenis Cespedes

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The Book: John Dewan and bunting for a hit. It’s an awesome study and relevant to a player like Dee Gordon. CBS Sports: Thanks to Kevin Malone, Paul DePodesta, and Ned Colletti for getting the Dodgers roster to the point where doing almost nothing but re-signing homegrown players since their reigns began would have resulted in the team from the ... Read More »