Tag Archives: Logan White

Ned Colletti Manages To Do Less With The Most

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“Less” — the comparative effectiveness of the franchise’s free agent spending under his reign. “Most” — the production contributed by cost controlled players while he’s been in charge. —– Ned Colletti has been the GM for one of the most successful runs in Los Angeles Dodgers history, compiling at 511-460 record since the 2006 season, good for third in the ... Read More »

International Spending Needs To Be A Priority For New Los Angeles Dodgers Owners

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Baseball America recently released the list of each team’s international spending for 2011, and it should come as no shock that the Los Angeles Dodgers didn’t make a ton of noise. However, not only are they dead last, but they’re dead last by a lot. Baseball America has compiled estimates of each team’s international amateur signing bonus expenditures in 2011, ... Read More »

Los Angeles Dodgers Spring Training Notes: February 23rd, 2012

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Dylan Hernandez of the Los Angeles Times reports that Clayton Kershaw will throw a bullpen session on Friday after getting his original bullpen session postponed due a sore back on Wednesday. Additionally, Mike MacDougal postponed a bullpen session due to a back injury. Ah, Spring Training! —– Ken Gurnick of MLB.com reports that the Los Angeles Dodgers have claimed Matt ... Read More »

Around The Web: 11 bidders remain, Logan White interview, and PITCHf/x player cards

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Los Angeles Times: And then there were eleven. The lineup of Dodgers bidders, as of Wednesday: Magic Johnson/Stan Kasten: Could soon be joined by richest man in L.A., Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong. Rick Caruso/Joe Torre: Not out of the running in the Soon-Shiong sweepstakes. Steven Cohen/Arn Tellem: Cohen about to invest $20 million in Mets, able to spend 75-100 times as ... Read More »

Around The Web: White & Gillick + Hoffmann & Belisario + Cost Of Risk Aversion

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MLB.com: Outfielder Jamie Hoffmann was claimed by the Rockies off waivers, which makes it unlikely the perennial sixth outfielder in the system will be back. MLB.com: Remember Ronald Belisario? He wants back in. Ronald Belisario, not seen by the Dodgers since 2010, is again working on obtaining a work visa that would allow him to return to the United States ... Read More »

2011 Los Angeles Dodgers Season Review: Starting Pitchers

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Clayton Kershaw Was there anyone else to begin this review with? Just 23-years-old and consistently underrated and overlooked by the mainstream media entering 2011, Clayton Kershaw silenced all of his remaining critics with one of the best seasons for a pitcher in recent memory, Dodger or otherwise. Consistent from start to finish, Clayton improved in every respect from his fantastic ... Read More »

Around The Web: Logan White Interview, NL West All-Stars, And Ned Colletti’s 2012

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MLB: The Pirates have hired Dodgers assistant trainer Todd Tomczyk to be their head trainer, which still leaves the Dodgers stuck with Stan “He Looks Fine To Me” Conte. MLB: Doug Mientkiewicz will be back with the Dodgers as an instructor. I have no real thoughts on this, because I don’t know anything about his coaching ability, and I don’t ... Read More »

The Youth Movement Should Not Be Used As A Crutch

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In recent months, the Dodgers front office has made a point of promoting the youth movement to fans. The current transactions (or lack thereof) are supposed to be proof that they are now committed to seeing the youth movement all the way through. Of course, the problem with this strategy is that Frank McCourt is now using the abundance of ... Read More »