Thoughts on Prospective Starting Rotation, Other Spring Training Notes

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We are now just days away from the first spring training game. With the start of games, the Dodgers will show an incredible depth of pitching arms throughout Cactus League play.

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Is This the Golden Age of the Dodgers?

As February draws to a close and the Los Angeles Dodgers inch closer to meaningful games in 2021, fans of the team are in a beautiful sweet spot.

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How Ryan Noda Could Potentially Impact Dodgers Moving Forward

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For those who may have missed it on Tuesday, the Los Angeles Dodgers announced that they have acquired first baseman/outfielder Ryan Noda as the final player to be named in the Ross Stripling trade with the Toronto Blue Jays.

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Dodger Tickets Reselling at Ridiculous Prices, Other Spring Training Notes

With Dodger baseball soon returning, tickets have gone at a rapid pace, even though it’s just spring training. Last Friday, Cactus League tickets for the Dodgers went on sale and sold out in under two hours. Since there are only a limited number of tickets, it explains how fans are in a hurry to get them.

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Dodgers News and Notes: Pitchers Looking ‘Really, Really Good,’ Spring Training TV Schedule, and More

Happy Full Squad Report Day! All members of the 2021 Los Angeles Dodgers have now reported to camp, aside from those facing visa issues, such as Keibert Ruiz.

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Dodgers Prospect Watch: A Closer Look at Alex Vesia

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On Saturday, we discussed the possibility of how a 36-year-old veteran could conceivably impact the Los Angeles Dodgers bullpen in righty Brandon Morrow. In today’s column, we’ll take the opposite approach, examining the potential of 24-year-old southpaw Alex Vesia.

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Can Brandon Morrow Re-Emerge as a Viable Bullpen Option for Dodgers?

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If Brandon Morrow can return to even a slight semblance of his 2017 self this season, the Dodgers’ minimal investment in the 36-year-old veteran might pay huge dividends as the club prepares for yet another championship run.

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Dodgers Officially Announce Justin Turner Signing, Other Spring Training Notes

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The Los Angeles Dodgers officially announced the re-signing of Justin Turner on Friday morning via a Zoom press conference. The Dodgers and Turner agreed to a $34 million contract for two years plus an option. The contract includes a club option for 2023 for $16 million or a $2 million buyout. The deal also includes an $8 million signing bonus.

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Dodger Pitchers Have First Throws of Spring Training; Thoughts on Tatis Jr’s Contract

We’ve finally reached the first harbinger of Spring—pitchers and catchers have reported to Spring Training for the Los Angeles Dodgers.

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Ron Roenicke Returns to Dodgers, Pitchers and Catchers Report to Camelback Ranch

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For as celebrated as the first day of spring training is among fans, it’s actually quite an anticlimactic event around the clubhouse, often being compared to the first day of school. Players arrive, fill out a bunch of paperwork, take their respective physicals, and start throwing around the baseball to some degree.

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