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A Closers Persona

A Closers Persona

Please note that I am writing this after TWO (count ‘em, 2) successful relief outings by Jon Broxton.  I don’t just pile one when he is bad! I have consistently said for over three years that J-Brox is not a closer. When I think of closers, I think about guys like Goose Gossage, Bruce Sutter, [...]

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The Dodgers Didn’t Lose

The Dodgers Didn’t Lose

Of course, they didn’t win either.  6-6 was the tie after 10 innings.  Oh well, you can’t win ‘em all. Depressed and Impressed It’s risky business to try and evaluate a player based upon the microcosm of one game or even the four games I will watch here at Camelback Ranch.  However, there are some [...]

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Parting Shots

Parting Shots

As Jared reported, I am headed to Camelback Ranch.  I arrive in PHX tonight at 8:30 (that’s 11:30 my time), so I won’t go to Camelback until Saturday Morning.  Here are a few parting shots: AS expected, Justin Sellers was re-assigned back to minor league camp.  That the Dodgers opted to send Jerry Sands with [...]

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I Can See For Miles and Miles

I Can See For Miles and Miles

According to Tony Jackson, Aaron Miles had laser eye surgery last off-season, which could account for his productivity increase.  I will make the case for Miles and Miles (it’s simple): Switch-hitter Batting .364 this spring Can play 2B, SS, 3B Veteran presence Been there, Done that! Castro is old – needs to retire Sellers is [...]

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The Minor League System Is Not Broken

The Minor League System Is Not Broken

The Dodgers have an inordinate amount of young pitching prospects in the minor league system and fewer position players, but contrary to the “gloomsters and doomsters,” the Dodgers Minor League system is not barren by any means.  On person even wrote this comment: “Like I’ve said before on more than one occasion, the Dogs got [...]

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