Found August 21, 2013 on Fangraphs:
In a sense, Clayton Kershaw is pretty easy to understand. He’s a big lefty with power stuff and multiple breaking balls to go along with a changeup he’ll mix in from time to time. He dominated in high school before getting selected early by the Dodgers, and after a few years in the majors of […]

Kershaw, Dodgers shut out Marlins

Clayton Kershaw allowed five hits in eight innings to lower his ERA to 1.72, best in the majors, and the Los Angeles Dodgers won their third game in a row by beating the Miami Marlins 6-0. Kershaw (13-7) struck out six and walked three. Miami's leadoff batter reached in five innings against the left-hander, but the Marlins hit into three double plays and went 0 for 7 with runners...

Yasiel Puig Fined For Being Late

Is this a warning sign of more issues to come with Yasiel Puig? I certainly hope not. The Dodgers are right fielders are no strangers to controversy, just ask Raul Mondesi. It was reported that Dodgers outfielder, couldn’t quite make it on time to the ballpark in Florida. His teammates were already dressed and ready, but Puig was nowhere to be found. Puig apparently was staying...

Dodgers' Matt Kemp making progress, but still has a long way to go

Matt Kemp's injured ankle has prevented him from taking part in full baseball activities up to this point. The Los Angeles Dodgers' outfielder has been able to jog in a straight line, shag fly balls, and take batting practice, but he has not been able to make hard turns - like a player would when rounding the bases.  Fortunately, he is now starting to jog with slight turns...

Brian Wilson could shave off his beard for... 1 million dollars

How much is Brian Wilson's beard worth to him? We may soon find out. According to Radar Online, a razor blade company called is negotiating a deal with Wilson to shave off his trademark facial hair. But Wilson's people — doing an excellent job representing their client, quite frankly — are asking the razor maker to at least match the reliever's...

Greinke turns in another gem to lift the Dodgers over Miami, 4-1

Clayton Kershaw might win another Cy Young Award this season. And Hyun-Jin Ryu could be the National League rookie of the year. But over the last seven weeks neither has been the best pitcher on the Dodgers. That honor goes to right-hander Zack Greinke who held the Miami Marlins to one run over eight innings Wednesday in a 4-1 victory winning for the ninth time in his last 10 decisions...

Dodgers post pic to Instagram to show Yasiel Puig made it to ballpark on time (photo)

After rookie superstar Yasiel Puig was punished by way of a fine from manager Don Mattingly for showing up late to the ballpark for Tuesday’s road game against the Miami Marlins, the Los Angeles Dodgers organization had a little fun with the story. The Dodgers posted a photo to its Instagram page which shows the […]The post Dodgers post pic to Instagram to show Yasiel Puig made...

Moralizing about Yasiel Puig distracts from both his flaws and accomplishments on the field

Yasiel Puig made news again today, not for what he did on the field, but because of a alleged clash with the media and an article by Jon Paul Morosi about how he needed to be benched and disciplined for his mental mistakes. The fan reaction to both have been deservedly harsh, but I think the tone and approach of the media’s moralizing tends to cause fans to block out any relevant...

Dodgers gear up for critical series vs. Red Sox

This is too irresistible not to consider. It's too tempting to let pass without giving pause. Are we about to see a World Series preview this weekend at Dodger Stadium? It's absolutely possible. The Dodgers and Red Sox, three games, two of them on national TV. Baseball fans are rubbing their hands in anticipation. It's been a long time for the Dodgers, and although...

Brian Wilson offered $1 million to shave epic beard by razor company

Los Angeles Dodgers setup man Brian Wilson has been offered a cool $1 million just to shave his beard off. Take the money and run, buddy.

A year after trade, Red Sox, Dodgers both better

Don't expect a sentimental reunion when Boston plays the Los Angeles Dodgers this weekend and visits former Red Sox Adrian Gonzalez, Carl Crawford and the injured Josh Beckett. But don't expect a lot of regrets, either. Almost a year after the trade that sent the three high-priced and under-performing players - along with Nick Punto - to the Dodgers, both teams are in the...

Yasiel Puig Fined After Getting Stuck in Traffic, Showing Up Late to Game Against Marlins

Yasiel Puig‘s shooting star may be crashing back down to earth. The young Dodgers star who dazzled in June and July has hit a skid — he’s gone just 2-for-17 at the plate in his last four games, and was noticeably absent from the Dodgers’ roster for their game against the Miami Marlins on Tuesday. To add insult to injury, Puig was slapped with a fine by manager Don Mattingly...

Did LA win battle, lose war with Puig?

Tuesday began with Dodgers manager Don Mattingly hoping to teach Yasiel Puig, his young, brash, agressive phenom, a lesson about being a professional. Judging by the way it ended, Mattingly either got his message across in record time, or may have a serious problem on his hands. After Puig showed up late to Marlins Park in Miami, the Dodgers skipper had a closed-door meeting with...
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