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A trip down memory lane…

Some of you are new to this site and don’t realize the history between a lot of us.  You have read my negativity on the Dodgers this year, but it is not usually like that.  I bleed Dodger Blue.  This is a painful year and I did predict it.  I hope  I am wrong and [...]

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Puig, Baez, Punto, Scully & Piazza

What are your reasons to believe? I’ll keep doing this as long as you post. Who is the guy sitting by Tommy?

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Wake me up when September ends

OK, you can wake me up on September 1st, which is when we should see four players who could play pivotal roles for the Dodgers in 2013 and beyond – maybe even down the stretch: FedEx (I call him FedEx because I can’t spell Tim Federowicz) John Ely Alex Castellanos Jerry Sands I would like [...]

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Tommy Lasorda Suffers Heart Attack

Baseball legend Tommy Lasorda is currently in a New York hospital after suffering a heart attack Monday, TMZ has learned. 84-year-old Lasorda was in NY representing the L.A. Dodgers at the MLB draft, which started yesterday. Sources tell us … the heart attack was “mild” and Tommy is expected to be ok — and the [...]

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Everything is Great… Except for 1B, 2B and 3B

The Dodgers Need a Solution at 2B, 1B and 3B, but 2B may be the most critical. Let’s face it – Mark Ellis may not be back this year and if he does come back, it will probably be in August, maybe September.  Dee Gordon has been through some growing pains and can’t be counted [...]

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The Dodger Fan Guide to Camelback Ranch – Part 1

If you are a serious Dodger fan and want to go to Spring Training, I am going to give you a few tips from a seasoned veteran of nearly twenty trips to Dodgertown and Vero Beach.  First, let’s look at the schedule: If you are a true fan, then you may want to plan a [...]

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Tommy is a Statue – Who Knew?

The Latino Baseball Hall of Fame yesterday unveiled a statue of Dodger Hall of Fame Manager and Special Advisor to the Chairman Tommy Lasorda at their Paseo de los Inmortales in La Romana, Dominican Republic.  Lasorda, who is a founding member of the Latino Baseball Hall of Fame and their Goodwill Ambassador, managed in the [...]

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McCourt to Sell Dodgers Due to Illness

… everybody was sick of him!   It turns out that Frank actually was easier to get rid of than a cockroach.    I am shocked! But seriously folks, how can we be sure Bug Selig won’t pick another buffoon? Mark Cuban?  It would be nice – he’d probably have to sell the Mavs, but [...]

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Predictions?  Forget it!

Predictions? Forget it!

Some Dodger fans really seem depressed because certain sites or publications are not picking the Dodgers to finish 2nd or 3rd in the NL West (not all).  Before I go any further, I do want to acknowledge that there is a correlation between what the national websites and publications predict and reality.  The correlation is [...]

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Who Is This Man?

Who Is This Man?

I took this photo six years ago at Vero Beach. Obviously, Tommy Lasorda is sitting in the golf cart signing a ball for a little kid, who happens to now be eleven.  I know that because he’s my kid. But who is the person in the golf cart beside Tommy? I had never thought about [...]

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In The Rear-View Mirror

In The Rear-View Mirror

I thought it might be fun to look back and see a few older posts, written by yours truly: Posted on 16 March 2006: Navarro will probably miss some time, opening the door for Russ Martin, who may never give the job back.  Posted on 05 April 2006: James Loney didn’t hit a grandslam in [...]

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Dodgers Add New Pitcher to Rotation

Dodgers Add New Pitcher to Rotation

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