And to think Oscar thought the Dodgers may never score again. I had some of this recap all written up and ready to go when the Dodgers were losing 8-2. I had accepted the fact that the Dodgers were going to be swept by the Rockies and see their lead in the Adrian Gonzalezandrew tolesBud NorrisChase UtleyCorey SeagerHowie KendrickJeff HoffmanJoc PedersonJustin TurnerLos Angeles DodgersRich HillYasmani Grandal Read More
The Dodgers opened a weekend series with the 81-win Chicago Cubs tonight. To show just how serious they were taking the juggernaut Cubbies, they sent Bud Norris to the mound, and gave starts to Kiké Enrique Hernandez, the Traded Flop, and the newest Dodger, Carlos Ruiz. Yay?
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I have never seen twitter so happy after a 4-0 Dodger shutout loss. Twitter cheered after the Dodger’s were one-hit on Thursday evening. Corey Seager’s bloop single to right with 2 outs in the bottom of the ninth broke up Matt Moore’s no-hitter on his bobblehead night and saved the Adrian GonzalezBud NorrisChase UtleyClayton KershawCorey SeagerHowie KendrickJoc PedersonJustin TurnerLos Angeles DodgersMatt MooreMike MontgomeryYasmani Grandal Read More
The Dodgers pitching rotation has been a merry go round. I want to call the rotation the "Mash Unit" because they always seem to be in the E.R.. The bullpen and hot bats have kept the season afloat. But now as the Dodgers hold a one game lead over the Alex WoodBrandon McCarthyBrett AndersonBud NorrisClayton KershawJose De LeonJosh ReddickJulio UriasKenta MaedaLos Angeles DodgersRich HillScott KazmirYasiel Puig Read More
Well it seems first place didn't last that long. The Dodgers gave a lackadaisical effort in getting shellacked yesterday by the Mighty Big red machine. Bud Norris came off the DL and had trouble right from the start. The Dodgers have lost two in a row and the Giants have Brett AndersonBud NorrisChase UtleyClayton KershawHowie KendrickJoc PedersonJosh ReddickKiki HernandezLos Angeles DodgersPedro BaezRich HillYasiel Puig Read More
Tonight's game marked the return of Bud Norris to the Dodgers after a stint on the disabled list. Yay?
It was also the first game following my article calling for the removal of Josh Reddick from the clean up spot.
Dodgers manager Dave Roberts clearly didn't listen to my advice. Once again Bud NorrisJosh Reddick Read More
The Dodgers (67-53) screwed the pooch on Thursday in Philadelphia. The boys in blue blew a 4-run lead that lead to a 5-4 defeat to the Phillies in the series finale that ruined their potential sweep. If you remember they were unable to sweep the Phillies on the last home stand as Adrian GonzalezBud NorrisChase UtleyClayton KershawCorey SeagerGrant DaytonHowie KendrickJoc PedersonJustin TurnerLos Angeles DodgersTim AdelmanYasmani Grandal Read More
The Dodgers are coming off an 8-4 victory over the Pirates yesterday which hopefully ended the jinx against them. The game wasn't without casualities. Justin Turner didn't play due to a right hand contusion and Brandon McCarthy exited in the 2nd inning due to a hip issue. The Dodgers kept Adam LiberatoreAdrian GonzalezBrandon McCarthyBrett AndersonBrock StewartBud NorrisChase UtleyCorey SeagerHowie KendrickJoc PedersonJosh RavinJosh ReddickJustin TurnerLos Angeles DodgersRich HillRob SegedinYasmani Grandal 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
Today the Dodgers brought the Sunday, sunny day, righty lineup to face the Diamondbacks in the last game of the homestand. Scott Van Slyke occupied first base, and Chris Taylor held second. Yasiel Puig returned to right field, and Kiké Enrique Hernandez returned to the big club to patrol center Bud NorrisCorey SeagerJoc PedersonRoss StriplingYasiel PuigYasmani Grandal Read More
The Dodgers dropped the middle game of their three game series with the Dbacks on Saturday night by a 4-2 score. The bats went cold against rookie Braden Shipley and Scott Kazmir allowed several runs early in the game. The loss dropped them back to 2 games behind the Giants after Adrian GonzalezBud NorrisCorey SeagerHowie KendrickKike HernandezLos Angeles DodgersPatrick CorbinScott Kazmir Read More
The Dodgers held on by the skin of their teeth on Tuesday evening to beat the feisty Rays by a score of 3-2. Two errors, (One by possible future Dodger Chris Archer) led to two unearned runs and Yasmani Grandal’s bomb was just enough to give the Dodgers the win A.J. EllisAdam LiberatoreAdrian GonzalezBrandon McCarthyBud NorrisCorey SeagerHowie KendrickJoc PedersonJustin TurnerLos Angeles DodgersMatt MooreScott Van SlykeYasiel PuigYasmani Grandal Read More
Tonight's opening game of the home stand featured the Tampa Bay Rays and Chris Archer, the RH pitcher who almost everyone on Twitter and the blogs is wishing and hoping will be traded to the Dodgers. Bud Norris, who's already a Dodger, was hoping to continue building his reputation as Bud NorrisChris ArcherYasmani Grandal Read More
The Dodgers finally return home to play a five game home stand against Tampa Bay, and Arizona. They’ll play a short two game interleague series on Tuesday night and Wednesday afternoon before a scheduled off day on Thursday and then a weekend set against the Dbacks. The Dodgers are of Adrian GonzalezBud NorrisChris ArcherCorey SeagerHowie KendrickJoc PedersonJustin TurnerLos Angeles DodgersYasiel PuigYasmani Grandal Read More
Despite Scott's plea, Dodgers manager Dave Roberts trotted out the all-righty lineup against losing record (5-8), left-handed Gio Gonzalez. Missing today were Utley, Seager and Pederson. Yasiel Puig got the start in CF and Scott Van Slyke in RF. Charlie Culberson was brought up to spot the still-ailing Corey Seager.
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I missed a lot of news on Tuesday afternoon while I was at work as the Dodgers were defeating the Nationals 8-4 in the series opener. The Dodgers were dealt more injury blows as Hyun-jin Ryu and reliever Casey Fien were placed on the disabled list. For Ryu the news is anything but surprising. A.J. EllisAdrian GonzalezBud NorrisChase UtleyCorey SeagerGio GonzalezHowie KendrickJoc PedersonJustin TurnerLos Angeles DodgersScott KazmirYasiel PuigYasmani Grandal Read More