Tag Archives: Mike Petriello

Around The Web: Dodgers FA SP Options, Hiroki Kuroda Risk, Hyun Jin Ryu Summary

True Blue LA: Eric Stephen looks at the available free agent starting pitchers and concludes that it’s Zack Greinke or bust. When it comes down to it, if the Dodgers are hellbent on adding a starting pitcher they should only add a difference-maker. Dempster is a fall back, while Sanchez (money) and Kuroda (draft pick, age) seem overly expensive and ... Read More »

Around The Web: Chavez Ravine Renovations, Misguided Trade Criticism, Vin Scully Rules

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LAist: In what I had not seen reported anywhere else, oddly enough, Dodger Stadium is scheduled for renovations. ESPN Los Angeles: Jamie McCourt is suing Frank McCourt for fraud. I’m sure we could fill the Grand Canyon with the amount of shits you all give. —– Mike Scioscia’s Tragic Illness: Mike Petriello says that the people already declaring the Adrian ... Read More »

Around The Web: The Root Of Ethier’s Struggles, Hanley & Prime Problems + A.J. Writes

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Mike Scioscia’s Tragic Illness: Mike Petriello asks whether we should start worrying about Andre Ethier. Go over and read the whole thing, but he brings up points I wanted to address: The obvious answer is that it’s yet another injury, but I’m not sure it’s that simple. Yes, he strained his oblique in San Francisco at the end of June ... Read More »

Dodgers Designate Tony Gwynn Jr. To Clear Room For Jerry Sands, But Did They Get Rid Of The Wrong Guy?

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The Dodgers announced moments ago that Jerry Sands would be getting the call from AAA and that Tony Gwynn Jr. has been designated for assignment. OFFICIAL: @dodgers today designatedTony Gwynn Jr. for assignment and recalled outfielder/first baseman Jerry Sands from AAA Albuquerque. — Los Angeles Dodgers (@Dodgers) August 6, 2012 Sands has done his part to deserve the shot, hitting ... 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 »

Around The Web: Dodgers Mid-Season Grades, Evaluting Scouts, Umpire Strike Three Calls

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Mike Scioscia’s Tragic Illness: Mike Petriello gave his mid-season grades for the offense. Thought he was a bit friendly to Bobby Abreu given that most of his production wasn’t so much skill-based as luck-based. Mike Scioscia’s Tragic Illness: Mike Petriello gave his mid-season grades for the pitchers. I don’t quite understand why Chris Capuano gets an A basically for his ... Read More »

Around The Web: Matt Kemp Profile, Budget Bullpen, A Cautionary Tale, A Weird Pitcher

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ESPN The Magazine: Molly Knight with a must-read profile on Matt Kemp. Mike Scioscia’s Tragic Illness: Mike Petriello points out that the Dodgers bullpen is excelling … and on the cheap. ESPN Boston: Theo Epstein provides a cautionary tale for the Dodgers. “If I have a regret about the way we handled that offseason (after the 2009 season), it was ... Read More »

Around The Web: Andre Ethier Extension Reaction

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Mike Scioscia’s Tragic Illness: Mike Petriello once feared the exact deal that Andre Ethier signed, and while he holds some concerns, he finds it hard to argue against the deal. What interests me more right now is trying to figure out just how much a big 2012 could enhance Ethier’s value on the market, because there’s a big difference between ... Read More »

Controversial walk-off will be the story, but real question is what Don Mattingly was thinking

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The popular discussion about this game will revolve around the blown call that ended it, but that kind of stuff will happen from time to time, just ask the Padres. For my interests, the real discussion should revolve around exactly what Don Mattingly was thinking late in the game. —– As it got down to the late innings of a ... Read More »

Alan Casden is out, but Steven Cohen, Stan Kroenke, and Magic Johnson lead the way

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Alan Casden will not be the next owner of the Los Angeles Dodgers, as he had his ownership bid rejected by Major League Baseball. Casden, a Beverly Hills real estate developer, was not invited to Monday’s meetings between Dodgers bidders and two committees of major league owners. The six bidding groups at the meetings: hedge-fund billionaire Steven Cohen and longtime ... Read More »