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Your Truth Is False!

Your Truth Is False!

I have a few things to says about comments I read here day-after-day.  I am going to deal with some of the biggest falsehoods I read: Frank McCourt is Running the Team into the Ground: Since 2004, when Frank McCourt bought the Dodgers, they have been in the playoffs 4 out of 7 years.  In [...]

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Who Stays, Who Goes?

Who Stays, Who Goes?

Think how different the Dodgers might have been this year without the contracts of Broxton and Sherrill. They could have afforded another big bat or top-of-the-rotation starter. I begged them to trade Brox for two years and Sherrill after last season. Some people think that I am just a “Broxton Hater” and that there is no way that I can tell he is not a guy who thrives under pressure, Think what you want – don’t judge me by what you can do – but I have been saying that Broxton chokes under pressure for three years and that the Dodgers should have traded him.

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It’s Time for Dodger Fans to Accessorize

It’s Time for Dodger Fans to Accessorize

Joe Torre lost this team sometime after the All-Star Break, and now they are just mailing it in, waiting for the season to end. Pictured to the right is the latest accessory for all Dodger fans. Some of you will undoubtedly blame this on the McCourt Court Fiasco, but I remember a Marlin team winning [...]

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The Patient is Comatose

The Patient is Comatose

No one realizes more than I do that this is a 162 game season.  I am not worried about our pitching – it will come around (do you really believe that Kuo and Belsiario will continue to have double-digit ERA’s?  Sherrill?  I worry about him, but he can’t be THAT bad, can he?). I am [...]

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Answers To Your Questions

Answers To Your Questions

Q.  Why did Ned Colletti sign Jamey Carroll for $1.7 mil a year when he could have signed Felipe Lopez for $1 mil? A.  Come one, can’t you figure this out on your own?  OK, I’m going to explain it to you r-e-a-l   s-l-o-w:  Ned just had some money in his pocket and wanted [...]

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Reed Johnson Passes Physical & Signs With Dodgers

Reed Johnson Passes Physical & Signs With Dodgers

Riverside native and Fullerton alum returns to Southern California   LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Dodgers today signed outfielder Reed Johnson to a one-year contract. General Manager Ned Colletti made the announcement. “Reed is a versatile outfielder that comes to the ballpark ready to play every day,” said Colletti. “We’re excited to have him [...]

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Twitter Tells: Here’s What Ned Did Next

Twitter Tells: Here’s What Ned Did Next

We learned today, from Dylan Hernandez of the LA Times and Ken Gurnick of MLB.com that the Dodgers signed Ronnie Belliard to what appears to be an $825k one year deal. The deal is said to also have about $250k in incentives, which pushes the deal over the million dollar mark. We also learned that [...]

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FRANK McCOURT CONSOLIDATES BUSINESS OPERATIONS AND BASEBALL OPERATIONS UNDER PRESIDENT DENNIS MANNION

FRANK McCOURT CONSOLIDATES BUSINESS OPERATIONS AND BASEBALL OPERATIONS UNDER PRESIDENT DENNIS MANNION

INDIANAPOLIS – Los Angeles Dodgers President Dennis Mannion, who has overseen day-to-day business operations since January 2008, will assume greater responsibility that includes the club’s baseball operations. To date, Mannion has had responsibility for business operations, including marketing, sponsorships, finance, ticket sales, human resources, communications and legal affairs. In his new role, Mannion will also oversee [...]

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The Dog Ate My Homework!

The Dog Ate My Homework!

Halladay An Angel?  If you believe the rumor-mongers, then you will believe that the Angels are the front-runners for Roy Halladay, as they are willing to include Joe Saunders or Jared Weaver in the deal and the Dodgers are unwilling to include Chad Billingsley or Clayton Kershaw in the deal.  That may be so, but [...]

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DODGERS AND COLLETTI AGREE TO LONG-TERM EXTENSION

DODGERS AND COLLETTI AGREE TO LONG-TERM EXTENSION

GM is first in franchise history to reach postseason three of his first four years LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Dodgers today announced that they have agreed to a long-term contract extension for General Manager Ned Colletti. Dodger Owner Frank McCourt made the announcement. “One of our core promises to our fans is championship [...]

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