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  • Dodgers-Phillies NLCS Game 4 chat

     
    I've seen the talk that but for Chase Utley's error in Game 2, the Phillies would be poised for a dominating sweep of the Dodgers in the National League Championship Series. While true on one level, I think it underplays......
  • Dodger Leaders of the 2000s: Hitting

     
    Home runs 162 Shawn Green 125 Adrian Beltre 79 Gary Sheffield 75 Andre Ethier 75 Jeff Kent 61 Matt Kemp 59 Eric Karros 54 Paul Lo Duca 49 Russell Martin 45 James Loney Adjusted OPS (minimum 1,000 plate appearances)170 Gary......
  • That squad is retired!

     
    What was the last Dodger team not to have a player on its roster that appeared in a major-league game in 2009? Still active in 2009 from the ... ... 2008 Dodgers (34): Brad Penny, Jason Repko, Derek Lowe, Hong-Chih......
  • Might Dioner Navarro return to Los Angeles?

     
    Saturday at 9 p.m. is the deadline for major league teams to promise contracts to arbitration-eligible players with under six years of service time. If they aren't tendered contracts, they become free agents. (MLB Trade Rumors has a list of......
  • Ken Rosenthal proposes Cliff Lee-Roy Halladay three-team trade

     
    Turns out, Ken Rosenthal of FoxSports.com and I are in the same frame of mind this week, proposing seat-of-your-pants, "Hey, it could happen" scenarios. Not necessarily of the same ilk, though. While I was wondering whether Russell Martin would hook......
  • 2010 Dodgers payroll update

     
    The following worksheet reflects players under contract to the Dodgers for the coming season. This is not a prediction of the 2010 Opening Day roster. (Most of the dollar figures below are estimates to begin with, but feel free to......
  • Matt Kemp: Playmaker

     
    Matt Kemp was the biggest ball-hog -- in a good way -- among major-league outfielders last season, writes R.J. Anderson of Fangraphs. Kemp caught nearly 40% of the Dodgers' outfield chances, the highest mark in the majors. On the other......
  • 33 theses

     
    1) Frank McCourt will prevail in the courts against Jamie McCourt and retain ownership of the Dodgers. 2) Rather then sell the team, McCourt will take on a minority partner to improve his cash flow. 3) The incentive for the......
  • Great moments at Dodger Stadium, 2009: Belief monkeys: Dodgers 3, Cardinals 2

     
    Originally published October 8, 2009. * * * Vin Scully's call of the final play I know Matt Holliday's not the best outfielder and that it wasn't the easiest play, but I couldn't believe he dropped James Loney's sinking flyball.......
  • Happy New Year, Blue People

     
    May you all find peace and fulfillment in 2010, even without a long-term contract. * * * One quick piece of commentary before the ball drops on tape-delay: Ken Gurnick of MLB.com suggests A.J. Ellis will challenge Russell Martin for......
  • Vin Scully's Lords of the Ravine - A Los Angeles Dodger Hall of Fame

     
    True Blue L.A. has begun a rather elaborate undertaking to create a Los Angeles Dodger Hall of Fame, which it is calling Vin Scully's Lords of the Ravine. Click the links to see the details. In addition, Mike Scioscia's Tragic......
  • The four-man, four-year Dodger core

     
    Amid much change, here's some stability to hang your spikes on. If Russell Martin, James Loney, Andre Ethier and Rafael Furcal complete the 2010 season as Dodgers, they'll become the team's first four-man core of position players to last four......