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Steve Dilbeck of the Los Angeles Times wrote yesterday that if the Los Angeles Dodgers are confident that Andre Ethier will return to form, they should extend him before the 2012 season begins. If the Dodgers believe in Andre Ethier, if they are confident he will rebound and have a successful 2012 season, they need
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While some thought Frank McCourt's final present to Dodger fans could have been to sign Prince Fielder to a mega deal (and the Dodgers were close), there's something a little more practical that could be done; something that would hopefully spur the next Dodger owner to invest in: international scouting.Who am I referring to? None other than Cuban outfielder Jorge Soler...
If you’re a Dodger fan, you probably read Roberto’s stuff from time to time. There is no better person for sourcing Dodger appearances or discovering hidden gems of content out there than Roberto from Vin Scully is My Homeboy. He has some great videos up from the MLB Fan Cave with Matt Kemp talking about the story behind some of his tattoos, thoughts on working out, and more...
MSTI: I don’t know where he found this, but this is definitely the best thing Javy Guerra and James Loney do all year even if they finish 1/2 in the MVP race. Dodger Thoughts: None of the potential Dodgers ownership groups liked the Matt Kemp and Clayton Kershaw contracts? Uh…yikes. Feelin’ Kinda Blue: Jon Weisman
Larry Bigbie was born in Hobart, Indiana which is actually pronounced Hobert believe it or not. Bigbie, a big 6-4 outfielder, was drafted 21st overall in the 1999 MLB Draft. He somehow only spent 2 years in the minors before being called up and I have no idea why (Wait yes I do, the Orioles aren’t good/Steroids). After showing no power and hitting under .300 in the minors, he...
In the eighth part of my Dodger Blogger Profile series, I catch up with Jon Weisman of Dodger Thoughts. I posted a piece on Feb. 3 I wrote about him a couple years ago.Weisman was the first Dodger blog (or any blog, for that matter) I ever started reading and it's been a treat. He's really the most rational Dodger blogger out there -- he doesn't get too high or too low...
Matt Kemp was runner-up for NL MVP and signed one of the richest contracts in baseball history a year after he posted a career-worst batting average and was called out by his general manager.
HBT: It would be a shame if the dysfunctional Dodgers waste the best years of Matt Kemp and Clayton Kershaw, but it looks like that's exactly what's going to happen.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Remaining bidders for the Los Angeles Dodgers have been told they will be scheduled for meetings with Major League Baseball's ownership committee early next month.
The Do's and Don'ts of the 2012 Los Angeles Dodgers.
"My advice is to do what your parents did; get a job, sir. The bums will always lose!" - The Big Lebowski
I know it's still the offseason, but there is always room to make time to bag on the Dodgers. Even Jeffrey Lebowski thinks they will lose this year! For the second year in a row they pi ck up our sloppy seconds (2010 - Jon Garland, 2011 - Aaron Harang...
But despite falling fan support for the team last year, Dodger Stadium remained L.A.'s favorite sports venue.The Dodgers could recapture the hearts of Los Angeles in short order based on data from the Marketing Arm, a Dallas-based firm that helps companies determine where to get the best bang for their advertising dollars.
As the remaining 11 bidders revise their offers for the Dodgers, issues such as stadium renovations, control of the parking lots and TV rights will be major factors in the eventual sale price.Dodger Stadium turns 50 this year. In 2008, as owner Frank McCourt unveiled plans to revamp the stadium and surrounding area, Vin Scully explained why.