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After an amazingly elite 2011 that saw him finish second in MVP voting — even though he was the best player in the National League last year — Matt Kemp had to spend far too much of 2012 as you see him above. Kemp’s season is really quite easy to break down: when healthy, he was elite, but unfortunately, he was injured often.
Kemp, through the first month of the season, picked up right where he left off in 2011, to the tune of a monstrous .417/.490/.893/1.383 slash. Let that sink in for a moment; through the season’s first 23 games, Matt Kemp was getting on-base nearly half the time and slugging just shy of .900, a number most players would dream of for their OPS. He had 12 homers, four doubles, and a 21:13 K:BB ratio in that span, and while he wasn’t going to be able to maintain that type of slugging prowess, it just goes to show how dominant a stretch he was in.
Unfortunately, all good things must come to an end, but for Matty it wasn’t just normal regression that lea...
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The Arizona Fall League wrapped up this week with the Mesa Solar Sox — the team with eight Dodger prospects — finishing in last place with a 10-20 record. Now, it wasn’t all the Dodger prospects fault, but there were some, shall we say, not-so-great performances from some of the fellas.
I’m going to keep my eye on the Puerto Rican Winter League now, as Yasiel Puig made his...
When you think about bad contracts the Dodgers have made, you seem to pin point Juan Uribe. The Dodgers will have paid him by the end of his contract $21 million dollars. He is one of the most expensive bench players around the league. Honestly this guy is out of his golden days, and really was not worth $21 million, nor half of that. Let’s just hope the Ned doesn’t make another...
In an unsurprising move, the Dodgers today added right-handed pitchers Matt Magill and Steve Ames to their 40-man roster, thus protecting them from December's Rule 5 Draft.
Both were members of the Chattanooga Lookouts this season and both performed well.
I named Magill my Dodgers' Minor League Pitcher of the Year in September after he was the Lookouts' best starting...
Right-handed pitchers Steven Ames and Matt Magill were promoted to the Dodgers 40-man roster, making them ineligible to be selected by other teams in the Rule 5 draft next month.
The Dodgers now have 38 players on their 40-man roster.
Ames, a 24-year-old reliever, saved 18 games and posted a 1.54 earned-run average for double-A Chattanooga this year. He struck out 72 batters in...
In less than three months, players will be telling us how theyre all in the best shape of their lives and think this will be the season they can win the World Series.
Like in any other year.
Pitchers and catchers are scheduled to report to the Dodgers spring training camp in Phoenix on Feb. 12, the team announced on Monday. The first full-squad workout will be Feb. 16.
News Corp, the behemoth company that owns Fox and formerly owned the Los Angeles Dodgers, has purchased 49% of the YES Network, which exclusively airs New York Yankee games in the New York area media market.
This is flying under the radar, but it's a pretty big deal. With News Corp now as the majority owner in YES, purchasing shares from Yankees Global Enterprises, Goldman...