Padres–Dodgers Rivalry: It’s Just Getting Started

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With all due respect to New York Yankees–Boston Red Sox and St. Louis Cardinals–Chicago Cubs fans, the hottest rivalry in baseball these days lives in Southern California. The San Diego Padres–Los Angeles Dodgers rivalry has reached another level, especially after their latest series. It is now obvious that the new Padres–Dodgers rivalry is here to […] READ MORE


Dodgers Win Despite Injuries and Tatis Jr. Show

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It is hard to expect a Los Angeles Dodgers win when they are playing such a strong team and are without several of their starting players. Furthermore, young, flaming-hot San Diego Padres phenom Fernando Tatis Jr. hit two home runs off of Cy Young winners for the second consecutive game. Last game they were hit […] READ MORE


Padres Rally Late to Avoid Dodgers Sweep

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The Los Angeles Dodgers were leading the San Diego Padres by a run heading into the seventh inning of the series finale in San Diego, on Sunday Afternoon. Brusdar Graterol was activated from the IL and came in to pitch the seventh after Trevor Bauer had finished the sixth. Both Blake Snell and Bauer had […] READ MORE


MLB Inspecting Baseballs from Trevor Bauer

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After the Los Angeles Dodgers lost to the Oakland Athletics on Sunday, the umpires kept several suspicious baseballs pitched by Trevor Bauer for MLB inspecting that were “brought to the umpire’s attention.” The baseballs allegedly had some sort of visual sign of a foreign substance as well as stickiness on them. MLB has recently announced […] READ MORE


Bizarre Los Angeles Dodgers Opening Series

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The 2021 Los Angeles Dodgers opening series was against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field, in Colorado. Most people expected the Dodgers to win the four-game series, which they did. The Dodgers won three games and lost one — the Season Opener. All four games were good; however, something odd happened in each of them. […] READ MORE


Previewing 2021 NL Cy Young Contenders

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Awards season is about eight months away but it is never too early to think about a possible NL Cy Young race. New York Mets right-hander Jacob deGrom won the award in 2018 and 2019, and finished third in 2020. Considering his recent performance and his Spring Training form, deGrom again is the favorite to […] READ MORE


Previewing the 2021 Cincinnati Reds

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2020 was a successful season in some aspects for the Cincinnati Reds. They finished the year with a winning record (31-29) and made the playoffs for the first time since 2013. As a new season approaches, let’s take a look at the state of the 2021 Cincinnati Reds, and how they could fare in a […] READ MORE


Paging Doctor Baseball

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Paging Doctor Baseball Earning a P.H.D Welcome to the wonderful world of deceit. Where pitches aren’t what they seem and the laws of physics are challenged by saliva, K-Y jelly, Vaseline, fishing line wax, pine tar, rosin, sweat, emery boards, and nail files. That’s right, folks, we are talking about the art of doctoring a […] READ MORE


Trevor Bauer Signs With the Los Angeles Dodgers

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Starting pitcher Trevor Bauer, the most sought-after arm on the market, agreed to terms Friday with the Los Angeles Dodgers. The news was first broke on Twitter by Jon Heyman and later confirmed when Bauer tweeted an announcement video from his YouTube channel. The contract pays Bauer $102 million over three seasons. He will receive […] READ MORE


Trevor Bauer’s Teaser Tour Is a Risky Game to Be Playing

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The MLB free agent market is currently on life support due to a combination of factors. The most significant of those is lack of any signings at the top tier of available players. And the tip of that spear is free agent Trevor Bauer.   Bauer Power The mercurial right-hander stands at the center of an […] READ MORE