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Will The Dodgers Front Office Truly Prove To Be Moneyball With Money? Let's Hope Not

All things considered, the Dodgers managed to hold their ground fairly well in recent weeks, as the July 31st “Treadline” (thank you, Alanna Rizzo!) drew nearer and nearer for them*.   2,062 more words


The Return of DonnieBall- For Dodgers at Citi Field, Bunting Strategy Proves To Be The Wrong Strategy

I really had hoped that I wouldn’t have to write a post like this again.

It had been well over a year since I could recall Don Mattingly ordering a sacrifice bunt in a situation that absolutely didn’t call for it.   930 more words


A Tribute to the Dodgers’ 6 (yes, SIX) All-Star Participants

While All Star game participation is not the best indication of a winning team, it’s pretty safe to say that when 1/5th of your team’s roster is heading there, they’re probably in good shape. 1,517 more words


Four Dodgers NOT named Clayton Kershaw are nominated for the MLB All-Star Team

The nominations are in for this year’s MLB NL All-Star team, and four Los Angeles Dodgers players were nominated, but one person who was left off the initial ballot was pitcher Clayton Kershaw. 141 more words


Hector Olivera Is (Officially) A Dodger

On Tuesday it was announced that Hector Olivera was officially with the Dodgers organisation in a press conference with the head of baseball operations, Andrew Friedman. 388 more words


I Keep Hearing About Joc Pederson... But I Can't See Him

Most of my friends are Los Angeles Dodgers fans, and they have been telling me about this rookie named Joc Pederson. He’s apparently ranked amongst the top hitters in the league, and has hit as many singles as he has home runs. 164 more words


Dodgers Drop Game 2 via some Unneeded Help

Rule 7.09(g) of the Major League Baseball states,

It is interference by a batter or runner when … In the judgment of the umpire, the base coach at third base, or first base, by touching or holding the runner, physically assists him in returning to or leaving third base or first base…

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