Found December 09, 2011 on Dodger Sims:
I have programmed up my simulator with the 2012 schedule and all of the updated trades and free agent signings (well at least the most significant ones). Still a little house keeping to do on updating my park factors and defensive ratings. Here is a preliminary look at how the simulator likes the 2012 Dodgers, including how it thinks the Dodgers will do on a month by month basis and which starting pitchers will have the most success. MonthWinsLossesWPct April13.4613.540.4984 May14.1112.890.5225 June13.6213.380.5043 July13.1813.820.4880 August13.0813.920.4846 September12.7014.300.4703 Overall80.1481.860.4947 Well, from the looks of this the Dodgers will be right around a .500 team. No real big surprise there as the team has lost one of its better starting pitchers in Hiroki Kuroda. NL Cy Young winner Clayton Kershaw and MVP runner-up Matt Kemp will be hard pressed to repeat their 2011 performances, but the Dodgers should offset their regression with full seasons from Dee G...

Harang, Dodgers agree to $12M deal

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Dodgers send Eveland to Baltimore for young players, plus lots of other news

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FOX appeals Dodgers media rights ruling

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Daniel Murphy, the Dodgers and family ties

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LA Dodger Passed Out in Maserati After Hitting Cars: Cops

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Orioles trade for Dodgers lefty Dana Eveland; second deal coming?

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Judge to approve media rights sale for Dodgers

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Yankees K Kuroda rumor

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Dodgers 1B Loney arrested for DUI (AP)

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Dodgers send Eveland to Orioles in trade

The Dodgers traded left-hander Dana Eveland to the Balitmore Orioles on Thursday for Minor Leaguers Jarrett Martin and Tyler Henson, essentially to clear a 40-man roster spot for the signing of starter Aaron Harang.
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