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Two Los Angeles Dodgers players showed no mercy when they took on a group of schoolkids in a recent game of dodgeball. Catcher Drew Butera and second baseman Dee Gordon were in New York on Monday, and participated in a segment for the David Ortiz-produced MTV2 Show “Off The Bat From The MLB Fan Cave,” according to TMZ. The two engaged in a no-holds-barred dodgeball competition with children from the Grace Church School, and certainly had no reservations in taking kids out. The kids tried their best to fire back, but it wasn’t really a close competition. Fortunately, it doesn’t look like anyone was hurt. Check out the matchup in the video below.  Filed under: Los Angeles Dodgers, MLB, Offbeat, Top Stories

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Dodgers' 3B situation: strained hamstring, bitten-off ear, mediocrity

Coming into the 2014 season, third base was a position of strength for the Los Angeles Dodgers at the major league level in addition to great promise for the future with the inevitable move of Corey Seager from shortstop to the hot corner.The same could not be said the last couple of seasons with the massive struggles of Juan Uribe, but following a 5-fWAR campaign, his excellent...

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Alex Guerrero has part of ear bitten off by Miguel Olivo

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Fat Joe & Yasiel Puig Bat Flip in NYC

Video: Puig & New Yorkers bat flipping
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