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Around The Web: Most Valuable Players So Far + The Science Of Choking

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Beyond The Box Score: Glenn DuPaul takes a look at the most valuable players of April and May. A.J. Ellis tops the hitter’s list, while former Dodger James McDonald tops the pitcher’s list. The New Yorker: Scientifically, what makes players choke? So far, so obvious: the extra money led people to get more excited about the potential rewards, which led ... Read More »

2012 MLB Draft: Los Angeles Dodgers Review

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2012 MLB Draft: Los Angeles Dodgers Preview 2012 MLB Draft: Los Angeles Dodgers – Day 1 – The 18th Overall Pick Is Corey Seager 2012 MLB Draft: Los Angeles Dodgers – Day 1 – The 51st Overall Pick Is Jesmuel Valentin 2012 MLB Draft: Los Angeles Dodgers – Day 2 – Rounds 2 Through 5 2012 MLB Draft: Los Angeles ... Read More »

Wise, Baez, Smith, Magill, Martin Of Lookouts Named To Southern League All-Star Team

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On Wednesday, five members of the Chattanooga Lookouts were named to the Southern League All-Star team, according to a press release from the league. —– Southern League North Division All-Stars Position Players: 1B/C J.T. Wise, 3B Pedro Baez, OF Blake Smith Pitchers: RHP Matt Magill, RHP Ethan Martin —– I’ve written about Magill’s and Martin’s success this season, so their ... 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 »

Tommy Lasorda’s Heart Attack, Clayton Kershaw’s Plantar Fasciitis, Javy Guerra’s Surgery

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Tommy Lasorda suffered a heart attack yesterday, but he’s in stable condition now and was well enough to joke about it. Dodgers Hall of Fame former manager Tom Lasorda suffered a mild heart attack in New York on Monday and had a stent inserted for one blocked artery, the team confirmed Tuesday. “The doctors confirmed I do bleed Dodger Blue,” ... 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 »

2012 MLB Draft: Los Angeles Dodgers – Day 1 – The 51st Overall Pick Is Jesmuel Valentin

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The Los Angeles Dodgers selected Jesmuel Valentin with the 51st overall pick in the 2012 MLB Draft. Out of Puerto Rico Baseball Academy, and son of Jose Valentin, he’ll likely start his professional career at shortstop, but could move to second or third eventually. —– Baseball America had him ranked #71. The son of Jose Valentin, who spent 16 years ... Read More »

Juan Rivera activated, Javy Guerra disabled, Scott Van Slyke optioned … OMG SHAWN TOLLESON TIME

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Juan Rivera was activated off the disabled list and Scott Van Slyke was optioned. In a vacuum, it’s a positive move, because Rivera is likely a better player than Van Slyke, but I’d much rather see his playing time go to a combination of Bobby Abreu/Tony Gywnn Jr./Alex Castellanos instead. —– In what can only be described as surprising, the ... Read More »