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Clayton Kershaw (Photo: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
With the All-Star break ending, the Los Angeles Dodgers will return to the field Friday in Washington against the Nationals. Ricky Nolasco will be on the mound for his third start as a Dodger, second straight after he pitched in the first half finale against the Colorado Rockies.
Just 13 days remain before the July 31 trade deadline, and the Dodgers still trail the Arizona Diamondbacks by 2.5 games and have needs that could be addressed. However, despite all the continuing rumors surrounding Matt Garza, Los Angeles should decline the rumored outrageous asking price for him or any other starter.
Stephen Fife’s stint on the 15-day disabled list will be up in July 22, in time to make his next start after the Dodgers reordered the rotation. His season has been a surprise, with his production more than the team could have expected this season and possibly in his career. A throw-in to the Trayvon Robinson from 2011, in which the Dodgers n...
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The Dodgers made another international signing on Thursday, inking Venezuelan shortstop Moises Perez to a $250,000 bonus.
The 16-year-old is the sixth prospect the Dodgers have signed on the international market -- three of whom have been shortstops (Alberto Estrella, Lucas Tirado), one an outfielder (Daniel Padilla) and two pitchers (Sven Schuller, Alvaro Trillo).
While Matt Kemp’s season on the field has been an utter disappointment. Between two trips to the disabled list, one of which he currently is on for a left shoulder issue (a 15-day stint as of July 6) and woefully subpar numbers at the plate across the board, the Los Angeles Dodgers superstar can’t seem [...]The post Matt Kemp spent over $6K to give teammates Beats by Dre headphones...
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The Dodgers have been very vocal about their desire to add a third baseman this summer. However, the trade market isn’t all that great. Beyond Aramis Ramirez and Michael Young, there hasn’t been one whisper of another solid third baseman being available this summer. Not that Ramirez and Young are either. The Dodgers have no need for a 37-year-old third baseman. Yes, this means...
The Dodgers spent another $600,000 on the international market today by signing infielder Alberto Estrella out of the Dominican Republic.From Ben Badler of Baseball America:"Estrella, a 16-year-old who has played in the International Prospect League, stands out for his size (6-foot-4, 195 pounds) and righthanded power potential. Estrella, who has spent time at shortstop, might...
The Dodgers continue to splash in international waters, inking 16-year-old Venezuelan shortstop Moises Perez for $250,000, according to Ben Badler of Baseball America.
Perez, 16, is an athletic player who stands out in the field with clean hands, good actions and an above-average arm. He’s a 6-foot righthanded hitter whose advanced glove is ahead of his bat.
On a related note,...
It was reported yesterday that the Los Angeles Dodgers are hoping to activate outfielder Matt Kemp from the disabled list on July 21 and
insert him back into their regular lineup. Before they do, manager Don
Mattingly told Dylan Hernandez of The Los Angeles Times that it might be a good
idea to have the veteran prepare by spending time rehabbing in the minors.
The best baseball players got rewarded for their hard work and talent by being asked to play baseball one more time in the All-Star Game.
Deserving players who just missed out on the honor are said to have been "snubbed," and they presumably kick the dirt with the toe of their shoe and stick out their bottom lip.
But not Yasiel Puig, the Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder...
When you see how poised Los Angeles Dodgers rookie Yasiel Puig is on the field, you forget that the guy is just 22-year-old. But when you follow the outfielder on Twitter, you remember that he's every bit his age...and dude LOVES Instagram. You'll remember that last month, when the Dodgers returned to New York to take on the Yankees, Puig made time to get out and rub...
Clayton Kershaw is the first-half N.L. Cy Young winner.Photo Credit: SD Dirk, Flickr, Wikimedia Commons, 2010
The 2013 Major League Baseball season resumes Friday night, July 19. We can reflect on the best performances of the season so far with unofficial claims to first-half awards. Only official qualifiers may get the Cy Young and Most Valuable Player awards; the Rookie of the...
Andy Pettitte happens.
Colby Rasmus responds to Jose Bautista’s homer by punching himself in the dick
Here’s how the White Sox blew tonight’s save against the Mets
Dodgers have released the best/worst Yasiel Puig All-Star plug ever
Giancarlo Stanton ties the game on a monster shot, Jose Fernandez absolutely loses it in the dugout
This GIF of Joe Kelly and Edward Mujica...
The Red Sox will be paying a visit to a few familiar faces next month.
In August, the team will take on the Dodgers in Los Angeles, marking the first time the two teams have met since last summer’s blockbuster trade that sent Adrian Gonzalez, Carl Crawford and Josh Beckett to the West Coast and brought Allen Webster to Boston.
The Sox will not see Beckett on the trip — he has...
By Jordan Webb
Despite their hot play as of late, the All-Star break
couldn’t have come any sooner for the ailing Dodgers.
The Dodgers currently have seven players on the Disabled
List, which partially explains why this talent-filled roster is hovering around
a .500 winning percentage.
The Dodgers need to get healthy and avoid future injuries –
if they have...
On this episode of "Dugout Blues," Jared Massey (Dodger Diamond) talk about Clayton Kershaw's perfect inning in the 2013 All-Star Game. We also touch on Yasiel Puig's non-inclusion in the event.
The Dodgers are at 47-47 after 94 games. That wasn't the way management and fans drew it up in March, but considering where they were just six weeks ago, .500 is...
The NL Cy Young award, like the AL award, is a two horse race. Kershaw. Harvey. Kershaw. Harvey. It's interesting that the award has come down to these two pitchers, despite neither of them leading the National League in fWAR. But Kershaw leads baseball in ERA, and Harvey is fourth in the majors while leading the National League in strikeout rate, so it at least makes sense that...