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Over the weekend Matt Kemp decided to head on down to the “Sayer’s Club” located in Los Angeles to check out his buddy Common’s preview party for his new album titled “The Dreamer, The Believer”. Kemp along with other industry professionals and fans were treated to an impromptu performance/jam session from Common…Common is the real deal so it’s nice to see Kemp spending his time wisely. -TO
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LA Dodgers star Matt Kemp was in attendance on Friday at Power 106′s Cali Christmas concert. Matt also introduced the night’s headliner, Drake. That’s funny right?
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Los Angeles Dodgers manager Don Mattingly decided to take a swing ... at acting.
The six-time All-Star took the stage during an Evansville (Ind.) ballet performance of "The Nutcracker."
Mattingly played Mother Ginger, who is a giant female character who's skirt and petticoats hide more than six children.
After the kids make their way out of the skirt, they dance...
The Dodgers signed veteran left-handed reliever and local product John Grabow today to a minor-league deal. Well, the announcement was today, but this news was broken on Saturday by John Scanlan, a Dodger fan, on Twitter."#Dodgers sign LHP John Grabow. Terms not known."Scanlan coached Grabow in high school, which is how he heard about this news before any media reported...
Frank McCourt's sales pitch advises that the Dodgers' average ticket price last season ranked 10th in the major leagues, even though the team plays in the second-largest market in the majors.Frank McCourt's sales pitch landed on the desks of prospective Dodgers bidders Monday, and the ideas on how to make money from the team included this one: Raise ticket prices.
Ned Colletti is on fire with signing players in their early thirties this winter, today is no different. Dylan Hernandez is tweeting that the Dodgers have officially signed John Grabow. Yippee yay. I suppose it could be worse, Colletti could've given him a two-year backloaded deal, c'mon it's just fun now and I had to throw that in there. Luckily this is only a...
Supporters of the arts in Evansville, Illinois are receiving a little something extra in (their) stockings this year thanks to Lori Mattingly. The wife of the Los Angeles Dodgers manager Don Mattingly, she managed to convince her once famously mustachioed husband to participate in the annual Nutcracker ballet. Appearing on stage as Mother Ginger, complete with giant hoop skirt and...
LA Times' Dylan Hernandez enticed my inner-masochist tonight with the headline, Dodgers are just about done with shopping. Hernandez breaks down the load of poop that Ned is leaving under the tree this year for us.
This pretty much sums it up:
Mentioning the well-documented financial restraints imposed on the Dodgers and New York Mets' front offices, [Agent Scott] Boras...
The Colorado Rockies signed free-agent third baseman Casey Blake to a one-year, $2 million contract.
The deal, announced Tuesday, is pending a physical.
The 38-year-old Blake was limited to only 63 games last season with the Los Angeles Dodgers because of injuries.
Blake is a .264 career hitter with 167 home runs and 616 RBIs.
Next up on the Dodgers starting pitcher similarity scores is Ted Lilly the left handed pitcher for the Dodgers that has a tendency to give up a lot of fly balls which in turn leads to a souvenir bonanza for those fans brave enough to sit in the outfield bleachers.
RankNameK/9BB/9GB/FB Ted Lilly7.552.210.64 1Shaun Marcum7.342.270.88 2Jake Peavy7.592.430.99 3Scott Baker7.992...
Today, The Dodgers signed left-hander John Grabow to a minor-league deal with an invitation to Spring Training. (Speaking of those invitiations, do you think there is a formal printed invitation? "The Los Angeles Dodgers request the honor of your presence at their Spring Training camp in beautiful Glendale, Arizona. Please select meat, fish, or vegetarian and RSVP by February...
The Dodgers have signed veteran left-handed reliever John Grabow to a Minor League contract with an invitation to Major League Spring Training.
The Dodgers signed lefty reliever John Grabow to a minor league deal, tweeted John Scanlan on Saturday. This morning, MLBTR confirmed the transaction.
Grabow, 33, was acquired by the Cubs from the Pirates in July of '09. He signed a two-year, $7.5MM extension four months later. Over those two seasons Grabow posted a 5.52 ERA, 5.9 K/9, 4.2 BB/9, and 1.4 HR/9 in 88 innings...
Christmas is only a few days away, which means that the new year is speedily approaching, which means that fantasy baseball draft prep season is right around the corner! Let's look at some early ADP data from Mock Draft Central and see what the first round is shaping up to look like as we head toward 2012.
1. Matt Kemp - A good choice here given his age and 2011 breakout...
Veteran third baseman and utility man Casey Blake has agreed to terms on a one-year contract with the Rockies, general manager Dan O'Dowd announced Tuesday during outfielder Michael Cuddyer's introductory news conference at Coors Field.