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Plaschke, Thy Sweater Is Argyle:
It's time to take a look back at my 2012 Collecting Goals and see how I did.Goal 1: Focus primarily on my Kemp, Kershaw, Martin, Getzlaf, Rosen, and Campanella collections. I'm particularly interested in picking up rarer cards of Matt, Clayton, and Russ, as well as filling in simple base needs through trades. I'd also love to further bulk up my Getzlaf PC and add a printing plate if at all possible, as well as focus on cardboard from his rookie year. And, of course, continue adding sweet Getz cards from Dominion. I do love me some Dominion. I've really been hitting the Getz PC hard thus far, so I'm extremely and entirely pleased with the direction # 1 is heading.How I Did: I added multiple Getzlaf plates and Dominion cards while really expanding my collection of the Anaheim Captain. I continued to add when I could to my Kemp, Kershaw, and Martin PCs. I only added two Campy cards (one of which has yet to be shown) but they were big additions. Likewise with my Rose...
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Under normal circumstances, Don Mattingly probably would have been dismissed after the 2012 season. The new ownership group came in and would presumably like to hire its own management.
However, General Manager Ned Colletti was signed to a long-term extension, paving the way for Mattingly to stick around.
Mattingly is entering his third season as the Dodgers' manager and...
The Dodgers have signed Dominican outfielder Ariel Sandoval for $150,000, according to Baseball America‘s Ben Badler.
The scouting report on Sandoval is promising:
Sandoval is 6-foot-2, 180 pounds and impressed the Dodgers with his potential to hit for both average and power from the right side of the plate. He’s an above-average runner who should begin his career in center field...
Los Angeles Dodger, Matt Kemp pays tribute to his grandparents with a new chest tattoo by 23 year old Jun Cha.
Just one for me in the Matt Kemp department. Way back in 2010 I pulled this beaut from my first box of Allen & Ginter.It's still one of my favorite cards. So, I ask you, how many hits of your favorite player have you personally pulled?
Adrian Gonzalez – “I bleed Dodger blue”
Even while in San Diego, it always seemed like Adrian Gonzalez would not be happy. Small market, big park, no national love. One of the greatest hitters in Padres history always seemed as though he was just playing his days out in San Diego. Loved by the fan base and the Mexican community, a combination of his desire to pursue...
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The Los Angeles Dodgers have been looking into the possibility
of signing right-handed reliever Rafael Soriano, according to Buster Olney of
Dodgers have been looking into possibility of signing Rafael Soriano, but it's probably still a longshot - say, 20 percent chance.
— Buster Olney (@Buster_ESPN) January 14, 2013
Olney adds that it’s still a...
Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp has a deep love and appreciation for his grandparents. So much so that he got a massive tattoo of his grandparents’ faces covering the left side of his chest.
Kemp was tattooed by L.A.-based artist Jun Cha, who noted on his website that Kemp wanted to pay homage to his late grandfather. While it is a rather large piece, it is beautifully...
Tweet Tattoos are becoming about as common among professional athletes as ever. These days you’ll be more hard-pressed to find one without a tattoo than you would ones with tattoos. Los Angeles Dodgers star outfielder Matt Kemp is no different, and recently got a humongous tattoo of his grandparents’ likeness on his chest: Not bad at all. [...]
According to Larry Brown Sports the artwork was done by a tattoo artist named @JunCha.
Jun Cha is about to become very famous individual this is outstanding work, much better than the Patriots Fan who got this tattoo.