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Home Runs and Beanballs Fly, Fists Almost Fly, in 7-2 Dodgers Victory

This game had it all. Fantastic Dodgers pitching, glorious Dodgers hitting, old friends across the diamond, a beanball war, and almost a cycle. Whew. Here's how it went down... Things started off conservatively as the Dodgers small balled their way to a 1-o lead on an Austin Barnes RBI ground out. In the

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Is Don Mattingly Trying to Build the “Dodgers East” in Miami?

In case you haven't noticed, the Miami Marlins, led on the field by former Dodgers manager Don Mattingly, have a bad case of "L.A. creep", and are quietly transforming into the Dodgers East. When Mattingly and the Dodgers parted ways, one of the first things he tried to do was bring

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Dodgers Flail Bats and Fail, Don Mattingly Flails Arms and Sails

The Dodgers took on Don Mattingly's Marlins in the third of a four-game series, seeing brooms in their rearview mirrors, and Scott Kazmir took the mound, nursing an on again/off again thumb injury. Manager Dave Roberts shuffled his lineup, placing Enrique Hernandez, Yasiel Puig and Adrian Gonzalez at the top

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Clayton Kershaw

Kershaw’s Mysterious Sixth Inning Meltdown Dooms Dodgers

The Dodgers had one job coming into Tuesday night’s game against the Miami Marlins. They were supposed to forget about Monday night’s 3-2 loss and defeat the lowly Marlins to even the series. With Clayton Kershaw on the mound against mediocre Tom Koehler it certainly seemed like there was a

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The Dodgers Must Improve Their Situational Hitting in 2016

We’ve discussed the importance of good base running and speed in the Dodger’s lineup. Now we’re going to discuss an equally important aspect of a well balanced lineup. That is the art of situational hitting. Some call it timely hitting, and some call it clutch hitting. Whatever you want to

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