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It may have been an accident, but Matt Kemp didn't do a whole lot to endear himself to home plate umpire Wally Bell on May 21.
Video: Matt Kemp rocks home plate umpire Wally Bell’s face mask
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For better or for worse, the Dodgers offense has basically followed Matt Kemp’s lead since 2010. Following a breakout 2009 and the departure of Manny Ramirez, Kemp slumped miserably in 2010 and the team’s offense followed suit. He then single-handedly buoyed a terrible lineup in 2011, and he was well on his way towards doing the same in 2012 before injuries struck.
Yesterday, Don Mattingly had what I call a “Wu-Tang moment”, inspired by the “When Keeping It Real Goes Wrong” skit on Chappelle’s Show.
Humorous? Yes, but what it mean to me is that Mattingly basically dropped all the fronts and simply went in on the Dodgers players and front office in surprisingly pointed comments.
“We’re in last place in the National League West...
The Dodgers have a propensity for drafting players who are athletic and two-way guys. Darren Dreifort was one of the more notable ones, when the team made him the No. 2 draft pick in the 1993 MLB Draft. While most viewed him as a pitcher, the guy could hit.
James Loney was viewed by many as a pitching prospect in 2002. The Dodgers made him a first baseman. Ethan Martin was...
Tweet Los Angeles Dodgers star Matt Kemp pledged to donate $1000 to the victims of the Oklahoma tornadoes for every home run he hit until the All-Star break following Monday night’s Dodger game. An Oklahoma City native, Kemp has now scratched that idea and will donate a $250,000 straight up to the victims of the [...]
Los Angeles manager Don Mattingly has been sharply critical of his slumping team.
For at least one day, everything was all right with the embattled Dodgers.
Carl Crawford and Scott Van Slyke drove in two runs each and Ramon Hernandez hit his first home run in the Dodgers' 9-2 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday.
Even after the win, the Dodgers are last in the NL West...
If you hear a rapping noise odds are it’s the sound of the nails on the coffin encasing Don Mattingly’s job as Dodgers manager closing.
Mattingly broke a cardinal rule and shredded his own team in the midst of their struggle, instead of taking the blame.
During Wednesday’s pregame Mattingly ranted like a man who’d given up on his 19-26 team:
“We gotta find a team with...
On this episode of "Dugout Blues," Jared Massey (Dodger Diamond) talk all about the Don Mattingly saga and whether he's as much to blame for the Dodgers' problems as the media is making it out to be.
We talk a little MLB Draft and reveal our preliminary big boards. Safe to say, its chock full of prep pitchers.
To close, well, we answer a myriad of listener...
When Don Mattingly said Wednesday that the Dodgers could not expect
to win simply by putting together a collection of All-Stars, many
interpreted the manager's remarks as criticism of the team's front
office and ownership.
When Topps recently issued a card of Dodgers rookie Hyun-Jin Ryu and couldn’t tell the difference between Japan and Korea, I thought it would be interested to look at the issue of race and baseball cards.
It turns out this is a legitimate area of scholarly research.
Because baseball cards have one player with an easily identifiable race, and also have well-publicized...
Dodgers vs. Cardinals as the Dodgers pay tribute to Spanish language Broadcaster Jaime Jarrin with a Bobblehead.
Ted Lilly on the mound for the Dodgers seeking his first win.
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LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Don Mattingly isn't in immediate danger of being fired as manager of the last-place Los Angeles Dodgers, with team president Stan Kasten saying none of the players are asking for his dismissal, either.
"I do expect things to turn around. I expect Donnie to be here for a long time," Kasten said Friday before the Dodgers opened a three-game series...
LOS ANGELES (AP) Lance Lynn pitched two-hit ball over six innings, and David Freese and Allen Craig each homered and drove in three runs, helping the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 7-0 on Friday night for their third win in a row.
The last-place Dodgers' fifth loss in seven games came a few hours after team president Stan Kasten said manager Don Mattingly was...
It's not even June yet, but apparently it's not too early to begin speculating about Davey Johnson's successor.
And so, with Don Mattingly on the hot seat in LA, CBS Sports' Danny Knobler did just that in a column on Thursday, speculating that if Mattingly gets fired, he could be on Mike Rizzo's radar as Davey's eventual replacement. Via CBSSports.com...