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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                                                                                                          

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Uncharted Territory

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

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Take off the Handcuffs!

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

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Let’s Make a New Plan, Stan!

You don't need to be coy, Roy... When Guggenheim Partners took over the Dodgers on April 30, 2012, Stan Kasten took over as team President and at the end of August, 2012 the Dodgers completed the largest trade in franchise history, acquiring Adrian Gonzalez, Carl Crawford and Josh Beckett in a

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What it All Boils Down to…

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

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