Tag Archives: Tommy John

Saying good-bye to another old friend

I always expected Ryu to resign with the Dodgers so the news that Ryu signed with Toronto was a big surprise for me and it means that for the second year in a row one of my favorite Dodgers will not be wearing the Dodger blue as we head into the next season. I don’t …

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Frank Robinson was a Dodger big deal

As the stars of my youth start to die off some make a bigger emotional impact than others. Frank Robinson had a storied HOF career well documented yesterday by numerous outlets including MLB media which showed off what they considered the ten most important moments of his career.  What won’t be included in all the …

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Alex Wood about to pounce on the Vulture

In 1966 Phil Regan won fourteen games as a relief pitcher for the NL Champion Dodgers and earned the nickname “The Vulture” for pilfering wins from the starting pitchers.  He also only lost one game and has the greatest winning percentage of any Los Angeles Dodger with at least twelve wins. Eric Stephen explains how …

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Can Kershaw do his part?

By asking that question, what I mean is, can Clayton keep his team tied or better by the time he’s lifted by Dave Roberts? Max Scherzer will be a stern test, it could very well be much like Wednesday’s game when Thor/Bumgarner threw zeroes at each other. The difference in the game was that Thor …

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LAD All-Stars 1970 – 1979, Cey to Russell to Lopes to Garvey era

LAD All-Stars 1980 – 1989, the Fernando Valenzuela and Orel Hershiser decade LAD All-Stars 1990 – 1999, the Mike Piazza era LAD All-Stars 2000 – 2016, the Clayton Kershaw era 1970 – Billy Grabarkewitz starts off the decade with his only all-star appearance. Before Corey Seager, there was Billy Grabarkewitz  who took the NL by storm …

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