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Hopefully, a different take on the Dodger trade deadline

The trade deadline has always been an exciting time for fans as the buyers hope to acquire the piece that will give their team the edge come October, while the sellers hope to acquire the prospects or major league talent to change the fortunes of a team already out of a playoff run. It also …

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From 16 – 26 to Fenway

Many fans panicked back in May when the Dodgers were 16 – 26 and things looked bleak. I didn’t because I don’t understand the point of panic, of losing hope, of giving up. These aren’t just empty words as I bask in the Dodgers headed back to the World Series, I write these ideas down …

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Dodgers trade a plethora of prospects for a double play combination that might be the best in LAD history.

If Justin Turner can stay healthy enough to play most of the time for the rest of 2018, Brian Dozier and Manny Machado will be the Dodgers double play combination and for the life of me, I can’t think of a better combination in LAD history.  The same could have been said if the combination …

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Dodgers go a different direction in 2018

In 2015 the big Dodger deadline deal was Alex Wood to bolster the starting rotation. In 2016 the big Dodger deadline deal was Rich Hill to bolster the starting rotation. In 2017 the big Dodger deadline deal was Yu Darvish to bolster the starting rotation. None of those transactions helped the Dodgers win a World …

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Puig can’t catch this gold glove

The best chance the Dodgers had for a gold glove this year was Yasiel Puig but he faced stiff competition in Jason Heyward, and it was Heyward who came up with the gold. It is easy to complain since we all saw Puig have an outstanding defensive season in right field.  For my eyes, it …

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Dozier and Dodger infield dingers

If the Dodgers do trade for Dozier, and re-sign Justin Turner they will have a good shot at hitting 100 home runs as an infield. The last Dodger infield to hit 100 home runs was in 2004. That was mostly due to Adrian Beltre who belted 48 home runs. Shawn Green hit 22 home runs …

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