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Take One for the Team, Craig!

(0) Comments | Posted September 11, 2006 | 7:46 AM

Baseball is all about becoming fearless. Every time a player steps into the batters box they run the risk of getting hit by a 98 MPH fastball. Every time a catcher crouches behind the plate he runs the risk of being hit with bat, the ball, or a runner barreling...

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Dodgers Need Pitching

(11) Comments | Posted July 5, 2006 | 7:43 PM

The Los Angeles Dodgers are in no doubt need of pitching. The need at least another solid number two starting pitcher and a solid middle reliever if they want to win the pennant this season. Here's a look at the Dodgers' starting pitching: 02soccer.xlarge3.jpg

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New Dodger GM: Ned Colletti

(8) Comments | Posted December 17, 2005 | 1:00 AM

When I heard that former San Francisco Giants assistant GM Ned Colletti was the new Dodger general manager, I was shocked to say the least. I thought they were going to go strongly after Theo Epstein but he turned another cheek by resigning with the Boston Red Sox and taking...

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The Dodgers Need to Do Something, and Fast

(11) Comments | Posted November 14, 2005 | 11:56 PM

It's already the end of the General Manager meetings and the Dodgers have done nothing to improve their situation. I heard some rumors that they were going after Brian Giles. Which is fantastic, but he probably wouldn't sign with a team that's going in the wrong direction. Especially when they...

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Why Firing Paul Depodesta and Jim Tracy Was a Good Thing and a Bad Thing

(9) Comments | Posted November 7, 2005 | 12:02 AM

[Jake Reiner, an LA teenager, blogs on Dodgers baseball for Huffpo. Because someone's got to.]

When Dodgers owner Frank McCourt fired short-lived General Manager Paul Depodesta, most fans were delighted. But a small minority was furious – they thought Depodesta wasn’t given a chance, that two years wasn’t enough. They...

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Dodger Free Agent Picks

(13) Comments | Posted November 5, 2005 | 3:19 PM

I’m a Los Angeles-based high-school student and Dodgers fan. I sent the Dodger’s owner, Frank McCourt, the following list of the free agents who I think will help power the team into next year’s World Series. Since Huffpost is based here in the city, I thought I’d open things up...

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