Archive for May 2012

Now we learn that when Arte Moreno writes big checks, he does want results.

Hiroki Kuroda is taking his quiet consistency to the Bronx. How much will the Dodgers miss him, and how much do the Yanks need him?

An examination of the brotherhood of batters to be hit most by pitches

As the trade deadline nears with many teams having holes at shortstop, Furcal is a gamble worth taking.

A short history of the Santa Barbara Dodgers, a longtime low minors affiliate of the Dodgers.

The descent of the Dodgers is compared to Michael Douglas’ famous meltdown in the 1993 movie.

Despite this being a “rebuilding” year, the Diamondbacks are off to a strong start, breathing down the necks of the Giants in the NL West

The man Ethier was chasing

Is Roberto Alomar a true, deserving member of the Hall of Fame, or is he an example of the hall’s “dumbing down?”

Musician/producer/arranger Fran Kowalski throws his hat into the new, and apparently growing, baseball/music genre.

John Schuerholz looks to be the next general manager in line.

A few words by a Dodger fan on the passing of Duke Snider

Third in a series about a successful California League franchise.

The “impeccably attired” man who managed the Brooklyn Dodgers to two pennants amidst the upheaval around Jackie Robinson and Leo Durocher’s suspension

The return of The Baseball Project.

The drama surrounding the Padres’ proposed move of their Triple-A franchise to Escondido, CA.

Was the 1998 trade of Mike Piazza to the Mets via the Marlins the disaster many Dodger fans say it was? Or was it a bold move by a team looking to get value before it’s unhappy superstar departed for free agency?

Another trip through the California League’s past: : Lodi in the California League, 1966-1984

A brief history of Bill Russell’s tenure with the Dodgers and the parallels it may have with Don Mattingly’s situation.

Finally some good baseball songs come from supergroup of indie rockers.