Tag Archives: Prince Fielder

Around The Web: Matt Kemp’s Contract, 2011 Pitcher Duels, And Minor League Rankings

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MSTI: Mike Petriello asks how good Matt Kemp‘s contract looks in light of other long term deals. Pretty awesome, I’d say. Grantland: Bill James goes through the best pitcher duels of 2011 and the Dodgers land on the list 10 times. 3. July 20, 2011, Dodgers at San Francisco, Clayton Kershaw against Tim Lincecum 5. September 9, 2011, Dodgers in ... Read More »

Dodgers Avoid Arbitration With Andre Ethier & James Loney + Prince Fielder & Resources

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The Los Angeles Dodgers avoided arbitration with Andre Ethier and James Loney on Tuesday, signing both to one-year deals worth $10.95 million plus performance bonuses and $6.375 million plus performance bonuses, respectively. MLB Trade Rumors projected Ethier to clock in at $10.7 million and Loney at $6.5 million, making their knowledge of the process disturbingly accurate. — Considering that Ethier ... Read More »

Los Angeles Dodgers Not Getting Prince Fielder & Frank McCourt Still An Asshole

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While there’s nothing wrong with pipe dreams, and the speculation about the Los Angeles Dodgers and Prince Fielder was inevitable given the team’s needs and his need for a team, it was never all that realistic. As such, Buster Olney‘s suggestion was understandable, but Bill Shaikin‘s rebuttal was reasonable, as Mike Petriello pointed out. As you can imagine, I tend ... Read More »

Around The Web: Carroll’s Value, Broxton’s Surgery, And Robinson’s Journey

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True Blue LA: Eric Stephen looks at how Jamey Carroll exceeded expectations. While I don’t have the post anymore, I’m quite sure I didn’t like his signing at all. However, by mid-2010, it became quite apparent that he was going to be a valuable player for the Dodgers going forward. It wasn’t about grittiness or hustle or whatever storyline people ... Read More »