Dee Gordon: Money Can't Buy Happiness

When the Los Angeles Dodgers were purchased several years ago, the new ownership made one thing clear: money would not be an issue for the Los Angeles team.  Andre Ethier and Matt Kemp both signed extensions. Carl Crawford and Adrian Gonzalez were taken on as something of a salary dump. And free agents were lured away from other teams.  Throughout the 2013 season it looked like...
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Tom Gordon gets his 42nd consecutive save

September 24, 1998 Red Sox reliever Tom Gordon records his 42nd consecutive save establishing a major league record. Boston clinches the AL wild card spot behind a pair of homers and four runs scored by Nomar Garciaparra. Author Stephen King would later write a novel titled The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon, referring to his outstanding 1998 season with Boston and...
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September 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Phillies lose a heartbreaker to Dodgers, 4-3

The Phillies tied the game with a 3-run fifth inning, but Jonathan Papelbon gave up a run to the Dodgers as the Dodgers took the opening game of the series, 4-3. Dee Gordon opened the ninth with a triple then Elian Herrera singled him home to take the lead. The Dodgers and Clayton “Chin Strap” Kershaw took a 2-0 lead in the first and increased the lead to 3-0 on a Gordon single...
June 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Dodgers hope Gordon up to speed as starting shortstop

PHOENIX Even if Dee Gordon could break Maury Wills' single-season Dodgers record of 104 stolen bases, he says he wouldn't. "I couldn't," Gordon says. Relayed the words of his protg, Wills smiles and shakes his head. "No way. I wouldn't allow him to stop," Wills says. "I love him, he loves me, but we won't get that far." An instructor...
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March 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Gotta Walk Before You Can Steal: Gordon Immediately Swipes Second

It may be only Spring Training but it's important to pay attention to the baseball game around you; something Royals pitcher Dan Duffy will be sure to remember after a lapse in attention led to an easy steal for Dodgers burner Dee Gordon. Living up to his father's (Tom Gordon) nickname "Flash", Gordon works a walk and when he sees the defense napping keeps on going...
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March 16, 2012  |  Discuss

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