LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Dodgers today announced the coaching staffs for their minor league affiliates for the 2017 season:
Triple-A Oklahoma City Season(s) with Dodger Organization
Manager - Bill Haselman 4th
Pitching Coach - Matt Herges 7th
Hitting Coach - Shawn Wooten 4th
4th Coach - Luis Matos Los Angeles Dodgers Read More
A few years ago, some of you were saying that Arte Moreno was going to own LA after his signings of Albert Pujols and Josh Hamilton. What the Angels did is actually the antithesis of how you build a winner. Two bad contracts have hamstrung them. I believe that when Friedman came Andre Ethierandrew tolesBrandon McCarthyCorey SeagerJoc PedersonJosh ReddickJustin TurnerLos Angeles DodgersRich HillScott KazmirYasmani GrandalZack Greinke Read More
Common Sense is Uncommon! Sadly...
When Andrew Friedman was hired by Stan Kasten and Guggenheim it was his mandate to grow the farm and build a winner from within. Kasten said "Oh, and you have to keep Mattingly for a year." The year before, the front office signed Kemp and Ethier to silly contracts Adrian GonzalezAndre EthierClayton KershawDodgersJustin TurnerKenley JansenLos Angeles DodgersScott KazmirZack Greinke Read More
Will Mass Craziness Cost Us Turner and Jansen?
So, the Houston Astros just signed 33 year-old Right hander Charlie Morton to a $14 million/2 year deal. This is a guy who started 29 games in 2011 and 26 in 2014. He has started 27 games the past two years and is Brandon McCarthyBrett AndersonClayton KershawJosh ReddickJustin TurnerKenley JansenLos Angeles Dodgers Read More
I recently got rid of most of my autographed baseball collection, but I kept three:
Steve Garvey – Because my son got it for me thinking I would like it;
Vin Scully – For obvious reasons, like the greatest announcer of all time; and
Clayton Kershaw – Nobody likes him Clayton KershawDodgersLos Angeles Dodgers Read More
If we go back to Spring Training and then through April to mid-September, most comments were that the Dodgers would not win enough games this year. Except for Kershaw, nearly every pitcher on this staff has been much maligned. Brandon McCarthy and Brett Anderson were maligned because they were injured. Alex Woodandrew tolesBrandon McCarthyBrett AndersonKenta MaedaLos Angeles DodgersRoss StriplingScott Kazmir Read More
Was Julio Urias really ready to be called up to pitch for the Dodgers this year? It's a worthy debate, but I think the answer is ABSOLUTELY! Here's my two cents.
At age 20 Clayton Kershaw came to the majors and pitched 107 innings with a 4.26 ERA. In his age Clayton KershawJulio UriasLos Angeles Dodgers Read More
Like it or not, I’m back (at least for a day)! For the record, I may or may not re-start LA Dodger Talk.com. Also, for the record, I have absolutely no problem with anyone disagreeing with me. Just back it up. I was going to explain this to you, but Andre EthierAustin BarnesBrandon McCarthyBrett AndersonBud NorrisChase UtleyClayton KershawJustin TurnerKenta MaedaKike HernandezLos Angeles DodgersScott KazmirYasiel PuigYasmani GrandalZack Greinke Read More