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Deadline Post-Mortem: Low risk, Medium Reward For the Dodgers

“You see what you expect to see.” –Professor Dumbledore to Snape

It’s hard not to give in to personal biases.  Ruben Amaro can sign a veteran to a ridiculous contract, and the fans will call him out.  925 more words

Dodgers

Johnson, Avilan and Wood on becoming Dodgers

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New Dodger pitchers Jim Johnson, Luis Avilan and Alex Wood spoke to reporters this afternoon about their trade from Atlanta to Los Angeles. 73 more words

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The Atlanta Braves Tradepocalypse 2015

Today the Atlanta Braves, along with the LA Dodgers and Florida Marlins, had their massive trade finalized. The Braves shipped starting pitcher Alex Wood and their highest regarded prospect, Jose Peraza, to Los Angeles. 497 more words

Baseball

Dodgers bolster pitching in huge deal with Braves, Marlins

The first-place Los Angeles Dodgers bolstered their pitching staff on the eve of the trade deadline Thursday, completing a 13-player deal with the Atlanta Braves and Miami Marlins that sent two starters and two relievers to the NL West leader. 345 more words

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Three-way trade makes big splash, but few fantasy ripples

There’s unlimited space on the Internet to analyze a complex, three-way trade such as the one the Dodgers, Marlins and Braves pulled off Thursday … but unfortunately, there’s just not a whole lot worth discussing. 302 more words

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Dodgers complete eight player trade with Braves

The Los Angeles Dodgers today acquired left-handed pitcher Alex Wood, right-handed reliever Jim Johnson, left-handed reliever Luis Avilan, minor league infielder Jose Peraza, right-handed pitcher Bronson Arroyo and cash considerations from Atlanta in exchange for infielder Hector Olivera, left-handed reliever Paco Rodriguez and minor league right-handed pitcher Zach Bird. 643 more words

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Moving day brings major additions to Dodgers

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By Jon Weisman

It’s a massive move that puts five established pitchers in the Dodger starting rotation from now through October. 1,078 more words

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