Tag Archives: Los Angeles Dodgers

Opening Day Is Upon Us

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In about seven hours time, the Dodgers will open the season in San Diego against the Padres, finally giving us all what we’ve been craving for months: baseball that counts. —– The team made a trio of expected moves to finalize the roster before the season opens. Ted Lilly was placed on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 26. ... Read More »

Are Dodgers Fans Setting Themselves Up For Disappointment With Their 2012 Expectations?

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If you hadn’t noticed already, all of us contributors over at True Blue LA recently gave our predictions for the 2012 season. As you can see, I have the Dodgers at 81-81, finishing 3rd in the division, and missing the playoffs. I explained why in a few paragraphs. Chad Moriyama While a new era in Dodgers history has begun, the ... 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 2012 Season Preview: Relief Pitcher

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Kenley Jansen Kenley Jansen is the epitome of an under-appreciated fireman in the pen, putting out any fire, no matter the size, intensity, or probability for continuation. Pitching full-time for just about three years, the 24-year-old fireballer fanned an out-of-this-world 16.10 batters per nine innings last season. Yes, he walked a few too many (4.36), but he has plenty of ... Read More »

Magic Johnson’s group won the Dodgers by basically making it rain cash on Frank McCourt

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Matthew Futterman (tee hee) of the Wall Street Journal has details on Magic Johnson‘s group’s winning bid on the Los Angeles Dodgers. With a bid of $2.15 billion, including the surrounding land, Mr. Johnson, controlling partner Mark Walter and partners Peter Guber, Stan Kasten, Bobby Patton and Todd Boehly beat out a group of some of the wealthiest businessmen in ... Read More »

Magic Johnson’s group wins the Los Angeles Dodgers ownership auction for $2 billion

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Ken Gurnick of MLB.com says so. The Dodgers have reached an agreement to be sold to Magic Johnson’s bidding group, according to a baseball source. See http://dodgers.com. Dennis Berman of the Wall Street Journal says it’s for $2 billion. Breaking from WSJ: Magic Johnson-led group buys LA Dodgers for $2 billion, shattering all previous prices paid for sports franchises. The ... Read More »

Bryan Munoz, 16, signed by Los Angeles Dodgers + Videos

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Bryan Munoz, a 16-year-old right-handed pitching prospect out of the Dominican Republic, has been signed by the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Dodgers, missing in action on the international bonus scene in recent years, have agreed to sign 16-year-old right-handed pitcher Bryan Munoz from the Dominican Republic for a reported $300,000 bonus, pending a physical exam. The agreement was reached last ... Read More »