Posts tagged Los Angeles Dodgers

TRADE PIECE: JAMES MCDONALD

TRADE PIECE: JAMES MCDONALD

One of the breakout pitching stories this year is James McDonald of the Pittsburgh Pirates. McDonald built on a solid 2011 and has now put together a string of effective starts while posting some impressive numbers. After 10 starts, the 27-year old is 4-2 with a 0.96 WHIP, 8.7 K/9 and 2.6 BB/9. First-time arbitration […]

BRYCE HARPER DEBUTS IN LA

BRYCE HARPER DEBUTS IN LA

Los Angeles, CA – Bryce Harper got into his first major league game Saturday night in front of a super-charged crowd of over 54,000 at Dodger Stadium and the 19-year old proved to be up to the task. With his every move being scrutinized from the moment he arrived at the ballpark, Harper went 1-3 with a […]

DODGERS, KEMP CLOSE IN ON 8-YEAR DEAL

DODGERS, KEMP CLOSE IN ON 8-YEAR DEAL

The Los Angeles Dodgers appear close to signing MVP candidate Matt Kemp to an 8-year, $160M deal, Dylan Hernandez of the LA Times is reporting tonight. Kemp avoided arbitration in January of 2010 with a 2-year/$10.95M deal and has just the 2012 season between himself and free agency. This huge deal, if it becomes reality, […]

STRASBURG SHARP OVER 5 IP

STRASBURG SHARP OVER 5 IP

Stephen Strasburg made his return to the majors Tuesday night with five sharp innings vs. the Dodgers. In cold and windy conditions, Strasburg threw 56 pitches, 40 for strikes and struck out four with no walks and two hits allowed. He left with a 3-0 lead but the Dodgers came back to win the game […]

IS RIVERA THE KEY TO LA’S TURNAROUND?

IS RIVERA THE KEY TO LA’S TURNAROUND?

The Los Angeles Dodgers have awakened from a season filled with dismal news on and off the field to become the hottest team in baseball. The ownership woes are still unresolved, but just about everything on the field seems to have fallen into place. With an extra-inning win over the Braves tonight, LA is now […]

2 CHARGED IN BRYAN STOW ATTACK

2 CHARGED IN BRYAN STOW ATTACK

Two suspects have been charged with the brutal attack of Giants fan Bryan Stow in the parking lot of Dodgers Stadium on the opening weekend of the 2011 baseball season. A police raid in the Southern California city of Rialto  yielded two, and possibly three, arrests in the high-profile assault. In the wake of these developments […]

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