Found July 30, 2013 on Larry Brown Sports:
Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw appeared on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” Monday night and discussed the success his team has had this season among other things. One of the more interesting topics arose when Kershaw spoke about his family history. As some of you may know, the left-hander’s great-uncle discovered the planet Pluto. While it [...]

The Fab Five: MLB Power Rankings, Dodgers ranked No. 2

Welcome to the 10th edition of the “Fab Five: MLB Power Rankings”, and our first top five of the second half. On the eve of the July 31st trade deadline, numerous ballclubs with playoff aspirations are spending their day on the phones, scrambling in order to acquire everything from quality starting pitchers to power hitters, in hopes of adding that one key player that can complete...

Dodgers Trade Deadline Countdown: The Next 24 Hours

With the non-waiver trade deadline about 27 hours away, here’s a quick rundown of all the Dodgers latest rumors. Jayson Stark: The Dodgers and Angels, who haven’t made a trade in 20 years, had a “mostly casual conversation” regarding Halos second baseman Howie Kendrick.  There are no indications a deal is in the works. This could be an interesting addition to the Dodgers...

Clayton Kershaw Bemoans Pluto No Longer Being a Planet After Great Uncle Discovered It (Video)

Add this one to the trove of random baseball facts — albeit those that intersect with astronomy. Clayton Kershaw was on Jimmy Kimmel Live on Monday night, but the Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher wasn’t talking about the snubs that most fans would have been expecting to hear about, such as Kershaw not starting the All-Star Game. Instead, he had thoughts on a family snub of planet...

Mattingly commits to Lamar University

A son of Los Angeles Dodgers manager Don Mattingly is going to play college basketball for Bob Knight's son. Preston Mattingly has committed to Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas, where Pat Knight coaches the team. Mattingly, who turns 26 next month, spent six seasons in baseball's minor leagues, but never advanced past Class A. He played basketball at Evansville (Ind...

Report: Dodgers sign Brian Wilson

The Los Angeles Dodgers reportedly have signed former Giants closer Brian Wilson, who hasn't thrown a big league pitch since April 12, 2012.

Caption the Photo: Russell Westbrook and Yasiel Puig at Dodgers Game

Russell Westbrook wearing the David Banner shorts after he has been the Hulk for 12 hours. Gamers, @HanleyRamirez, @russwest44 and @YasielPuig: — Los Angeles Dodgers (@Dodgers) July 31, 2013

Brian Wilson activated by Dodgers

Former All-Star closer Brian Wilson was activated Monday from the disabled list by the Los Angeles Dodgers after being sidelined since April 2012 because of an elbow injury. Wilson, mounting a comeback from Tommy John surgery, was available for the start of the Dodgers' series at Miami. Outfielder Scott Van Slyke was optioned back to Triple-A Albuquerque. The Dodgers' bullpen...

Podcast: 'Dugout Blues' episode 50 - Zach Mortimer interview, trade deadline

On this episode of "Dugout Blues," Jared Massey (Dodger Diamond) talk about the Dodgers. Yes, they're still playing well, and it's fantastic. The Dodgers' opened a two-game set with the Yankees. While we didn't know at the time, Mark Ellis would hit the walk-off single that gave the Dodgers their 27th win in 33 games. This team is fun to watch right...

Dodgers Stand Pat At The Deadline (With One Minor Move for AAA Catcher Drew Burtura)

The Dodgers’ only significant move of the trade season was the acquisition of Ricky Nolasco from the Miami Marlins on July 6th. The team made no major deals leading up to the deadline. (Image source: Los Angeles Times at In what turned out to be a relatively quiet trading period, the Dodgers opted not...

Puig, Dodgers Stay Red-Hot

The Dodgers have had the best record in baseball since Yasiel Puig's debut. With a young exciting lineup, great pitching, and solid play in the field the Dodgers look poised to make a big run in October.

Dodgers’ Take A Chance By Signing Brian Wilson

The Los Angeles Dodgers are riding high with them in first place in the National League West division. They struggled for the first couple of months of the baseball season with injuries, and once they got healthy, the team played better. They were already active during the Trade Deadline by acquiring Miami Marlins starter Ricky Nolasco, and they signed former Chicago Cubs closer...

Puig, Fernandez lead NL-heavy 'Rookie Watch'

For this year only, perhaps the Major League Baseball powers-that-be should abandon the concept of selecting Rookie of the Year recipients for the American and National leagues ... and just roll with two trophies to the best players regardless of affiliation. For whatever reason, this year's rookie chase is heavily slanted to the Senior Circuit stars, so much that not a single...

Los Angeles Dodgers sign Brian Wilson

The Beard is healthy, and he's made a decision on where to pitch this season. Free agent right-hander Brian Wilson chose the Los Angeles Dodgers earlier today, and he'll start in the minors after inking his new deal, according to Tim Brown of Yahoo! Sports. While he'll start in the minors, Wilson has a guaranteed major-league pact with the Dodgers, according to Jerry...

Dodgers fruntrunners to sign reliever Brian Wilson

The Los Angeles Dodgers are the frontrunners to sign free agent reliever Brian Wilson.  It was reported on Monday by CBS Sports’ Scott Miller that the Pirates and Giants were “serious suitors” for Wilson, but according Bob Nightengale of USATODAY, he is hearing that the Dodgers have moved ahead of the pack. The #Dodgers have now moved ahead and are the frontrunner to sign...

Don Mattingly’s son heading to college to play basketball

After six unimpressive seasons in the Los Angeles Dodgers farm system Preston Mattingly dropped out of baseball following the 2011 season. Mattingly, 25, is the son of Dodgers manager Don Mattingly who also had a successful career as the first baseman of the New York Yankees. Now Mattingly is headed to Lamar Universtiy to play basketball under Pat Knight. “For any Indiana kid it...
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