Found February 26, 2012 on Sons of Roto:
Pictured: Clayton Kershaw and someone who represents the rest of MLB pitchers. Photo Credit: It's that time. Starbonell urged me to name this Aching for Clayton, but his (obsessive) feelings for all things American Idol will not affect my writing. We're ranking the top 20 Starting Pitchers for the 2012 fantasy baseball season. You can find SP 21-40 here [link], SP 41-60 here [link] and SP 61-80+ here [link]. And go. Note: the following rankings are for standard, roto, Y! leagues (cap on Innings Pitched). The rankings were based on my projections, concern for injury or innings cap and potential ceiling/floor. Rankings 1 through 20 If you look closely you'll see there is no runner up. The incline from the pack to Clayton Kershaw is too steep for any one person to gain a foot hold. No Pitcher was allowed the No. 2 ranking. The only argument against Kershaw is that his improvement in control was too good to be true (BB/9 dropped from...

Things are not going to end well in the Andre Ethier-Dodgers' relationship

So, Andre Ethier is in camp and he made sure everyone knows it.He gave, what Tony Jackson of ESPN LA called a "cautiously contentious" interview, to reporters at Dodgers' camp today.This segment from Jackson's blog post really stood out:"Ethier eventually got around to saying he feels fine now, but not before responding to a friendly greeting of, 'Did...

Dodgers Claim Matt Angle Off Waivers

The Dodgers have claimed outfield Matt Angle off waivers from the Baltimore Orioles. The Dodgers moved Rubby De La Rosa to the 60 day disabled list to make room for Angle. This creates another roster predicament for the four remaining Dodger players that are out of options. Scott Elbert, A.J. Ellis, Blake Hawksworth, and Ramon Troncoso. These four along with Angle will be...

Los Angeles Dodgers : Ethier Joining McCourt as the Main Distraction?

Sigh. And to think Dodgers fans thought 2012 would be the end of distractions. After all, owner Frank McCourt is on the way out and the hope is a competitive team, one that showed promise by going 17-9 the final month of 2011, will move in. Well, the Mayflower trucks may still be idling. Andre Ethier (left) may be upset he received a one year deal while Matt Kemp(right) signed for...

Kershaw to toss two frames in camp game

The Dodgers abandoned plans to schedule a March 4 "B" game against the Chicago White Sox for the benefit of Opening Day starter Clayton Kershaw and instead hope to give the lefty two innings in a camp game.

2011 Dodgers Positional Review: Outfield

It was a historic season for one, but the rest of the group struggled to find consistency. From Ethier's injuries to Gwynn's lack of offense, the Dodgers had trouble finding production beyond center field. Late contributions from Juan Rivera and Jerry Sands weren't enough to save the unit as a whole.

Guerrier: 'Over-trying' affected 2011 production

Reliever Matt Guerrier said he tried too hard last year to prove his worth to the Dodgers

Ethier gets backing of Dodgers manager

Dodgers manager Don Mattingly said he wasn't alarmed over the terse and tense interview right fielder Andre Ethier gave Saturday in his first day in camp.

Ethier focused on preparation, not contract

Outfielder Andre Ethier checked into Dodgers Spring Training camp Saturday, ready to work on his free-agent season, if not talk about it.

Uribe ready to bounce back at third base

Third baseman Juan Uribe checked into Dodgers camp Saturday speaking of wounded pride from the 2011 season and looking to bounce back in 2012.

Mattingly likes what he sees from Uribe

With third baseman Juan Uribe headed to San Francisco for a Monday civil trial, Dodgers manager Don Mattingly said Sunday he wasn't worried if Uribe missed a day or two of practice because "I thought he looked good" when he reported Friday.

Ethier's spot in lineup remains in flux

With the first full-squad workout set for Tuesday, manager Don Mattingly on Monday said he's hoping to bat Andre Ethier fourth behind Matt Kemp, but he's not committing to it.

Source: 7 Dodgers bidders to interview with MLB

NEW YORK (AP) -- A person familiar with the process tells The Associated Press that seven bidders for the Los Angeles Dodgers, including Magic Johnson and Stan Kroenke, will interview with baseball's ownership committee in the next step toward selling the bankrupt team.
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