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Old news, but Ted Lilly was activated off the disabled list and Todd Coffey was put on it. In what I’m sure was sheer coincidence, it was revealed that Coffey had been dealing with knee trouble. After the game Don Mattingly said Todd Coffey has been getting treatment on his knee — Eric Stephen (@truebluela)

Los Angeles Dodgers 2012 Season Preview: Centerfield

My Season Previews reached their conclusion over at, and the most enjoyable to write was my take on The Bison. So I'm belatedly posting it over here as well, in its original form, because I like to skew analytical every now and again.-----------------------------------This is one of the few pieces in this 2012 Season Preview that I am going to truly enjoy penning...

Kemp named NL Player of the Week (again)

LOS ANGELES Los Angeles Dodgers center fielder Matt Kemp has been named National League Player of the Week for the period of April 9-15, 2012. The announcement was made earlier Monday on MLB Network. Kemp becomes the first player to win back-to-back National League Player of the Week honors to begin a season and the first player to win the award for three consecutive weeks (dating...

Kemp off to a MVP-caliber start

Matt Kemp finished second in the National League Most Valuable Player Award balloting in 2011, and the way he has started 2012 makes it seem like there could be no other choice for the award this season. Through 10 games, Kemp is hitting .487 (19-for-39) with a major league leading six home runs, 16 RBI, and 12 runs scored. His slugging percentage is so high (1.026) that he singled...

Aaron Harang sets Dodger record

What in the name of Vladimir Shpunt was that? Facing the San Diego Padres in Dodger Stadium, Aaron Harang set an all-time franchise record by striking out nine consecutive batters on Friday night. This is the same Harang who lasted only 4 13 innings in his Dodgers debut last week. The same Harang with a career earned-run average of 4.26. Harang broke the old record of eight, which...

Lilly Activated, Coffey to DL

Hot News for SP Ted Lilly

Matt Kemp Earns National League Player of the Week Honors

Maybe a 50-50 season isn't out of the question. Los Angeles Dodgers superstar Matt Kemp has thrown his name into the MVP discussion right out of the gate this year, as the center fielder has been named National League Player of the Week for the period of April 9-15, 2012. In six games last week, the righty slugger led all players with a .545 (12-for-22) batting average...

Celebrating The One and Only Jackie Robinson.

The Dodgers celebrate Jackie Robinson today, on the anniversary of his debut and breaking of the color barrier in 1947. With that in mind, today's post was an obvious one.Beautiful.

L.A. Dodgers turn bizarre triple play on Padres (video)

The Los Angeles Dodgers ninth inning versus the rival San Diego Padres was quite memorable- for the triple play that occurred! I think all the runners just think the play was either a.) a hit batsman or b.) a foul ball. I love listening to Vin Scully, so I’ll let him describe it to you. Paul M. Banks is CEO of The Sports, an official Google News site generating millions...

Line of the Day: Matt Kemp

April 14, 2012: Matt Kemp went 3-for-4 with two home runs and four RBI to lead  the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 6-1 victory over the San Diego Padres. He’s now batting .457 with five home runs and 15 RBI this season. Line: 4 AB | 2 R | 3 H | 4 RBI My fantasy perspective: Kemp is off to a tremendous start, leading the Major Leagues in all Triple Crown categories. Toss in 12 runs...

Dugout Digest - the Dodgers cannot lose

Through the first ten games of the year (which by my calculations, is about 6% of the entire season), the kings of baseball reside in Los Angeles. Not in Orange County, like many expected coming into the year, but at Chavez Ravine, where the Dodgers are 9-1. Featuring stars like Matt Kemp and Clayton Kershaw, the Dodgers are running roughshod on the league early on. Well...they...

Los Angeles Dodgers are no Angels

Friday the 13th has rolled around and a Southern California baseball team possesses the best record in the majors. Now, if you’ve found yourself buried in your 1040 form and are getting your first glance at the 2012 standings, you might have been drawn to the AL side of the equation thanks to the Mr. Pujols show broadcasting from Anaheim. Sorry, move on over...

Dodgers-Brewers Preview

The Los Angeles Dodgers' third-place finish in the NL West likely played a part in Matt Kemp getting beaten out for the 2011 MVP by Ryan Braun, who led the Milwaukee Brewers to their first division title in nearly three decades. If there was early voting for the award in 2012, Kemp would be the runaway winner after helping Los Angeles get off to its best start in 31 years. ...

Judge approves of Dodgers' sale

A bankruptcy court judge in Delaware approved Friday of the Los Angeles Dodgers' plan to sell the team for $2 billion, setting the team up to exit bankruptcy.U.S. bankruptcy judge Kevin Gross approved Dodgers owner Frank McCourt's plan to sell the team to Guggenheim Baseball Management, a group that includes NBA Hall of Famer Magic Johnson.The sale is set to close by April...
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