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May 31, 2009 – The State of The Union

May 31, 2009 – The State of The Union

“Hey, how is your team doing, Buddy?” “The good news is that attendance is down, but not too much.  The bad news is that our MVP candidate has missed nearly half the season, our All-Star leadoff hitter when the season started, is hitting .240, our opening days starter has been on the DL for most of the [...]

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May 29, 2009 – Billingsley vs. Lilly

May 29, 2009 – Billingsley vs. Lilly

RANTS & RAVES I am not sure if AJ Ellis has made it to the game as yet, but his call-up and Ohman going to the DL leaves only two arsonists in the bullpen (Mota and Wade) – those guys are four-letter words right now.   No one seems to know if Joe will move Russ [...]

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May 27, 2009 – Tony Jackson’s Blog

May 27, 2009 – Tony Jackson’s Blog

Get out those brooms again …. .. because if the Dodgers can win tomorrow’s getaway matinee at Coors, they will have swept a series of at least three games for the fifth time this season. Throw in that two-game blanking of the Snakes a few weeks ago, and they’re actually going for their sixth series [...]

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May 26, 2009 – Tony Jackson’s Blog

May 26, 2009 – Tony Jackson’s Blog

A long day’s journey into early evening  – Greetings from the beautiful Ozark Mountains. Finally arrived at my parents’ home in Fayetteville, Ark., at about 2:30 a.m. on Monday morning, slept til noon, then spent the rest of the day relaxing, visiting and NOT watching the Dodgers on mlb.tv. By the time I finally did [...]

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May 26, 2009 – Is The Power Outage The Fault of Mattingly & Pentland?

May 26, 2009 – Is The Power Outage The Fault of Mattingly & Pentland?

Maybe I should say “choice” instead of “fault.”  The Dodgers obviously have an excellent offense, and are leading the league in “seeing” pitches.  The Dodgers get almost 160 pitches a game – more than any other team.  This wears down opposing pitching staffs, and of course results in more hittable pitches, but maybe this “discipline” [...]

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