Does Anyone Remember Vladimir Shpunt?

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If you happen to follow any of our social media accounts, you would have seen that Saturday was the anniversary of the day that former owner Frank McCourt agreed to sell the Los Angeles Dodgers to the Guggenheim Management Group for $2.1 billion, the highest amount ever paid for a team in the history of professional sports.

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More Updates on Prospective Opening Day Roster

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With less than a full week before the beginning of the 2021 season, more hints are being revealed regarding the makeup of the Los Angeles Dodgers’ Opening Day roster, including the pitching rotation order that will throw against the Rockies.

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Dodgers Roster: Exploring the Second Base Possibilities for 2021

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At the beginning of every winter, there seem to be conversations galore about which player will hold down the fort at second base for the Los Angeles Dodgers, as there are always new players entering the discussions, from prospects in the organization to free agents to some of the wildest trade candidates across the league.

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Should Dodgers Use David Price in 2021 Starting Rotation?

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While there have been many relative developments sprinkled throughout the daily news feeds of the Dodgers this spring, certainly none have been bigger than which prospective players will be used in the starting pitching rotation to begin the season.

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Dodgers Prospect Watch: A Closer Look at Miguel Vargas

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Continuing along with the profiles of several of the Los Angeles Dodgers’ 2021 non-roster invitees to spring training, we stick to the infield, this time looking at the organization’s 11th-best prospect in third baseman Miguel Vargas.

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Dodgers Facing Several Tough Roster Decisions Ahead of 2021 Opening Day

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As the days continue to dwindle before the 2021 season opener, the Dodgers will face a few difficult roster decisions regarding which players will suit up against the Rockies in Denver on April 1.

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What Should Dodgers Expect from Catchers in 2021?

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In many of our conversations this winter, there’s no doubt that player depth has been a central part of the discussions. Several years ago, the catching department was one of the organizational strongholds before other positions finally started to catch up. In this column, we’ll take a look at how the catchers of the Dodgers shape up today and what to conceivably expect over the next season.

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Dodgers Prospect Watch: Keeping an Eye on Kody Hoese

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Continuing along with the profiles of several of the Los Angeles Dodgers’ non-roster invitees to 2021 Spring Training, we move to the infield and one of the highest-rated position players, 23-year-old Kody Hoese.

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Dodgers Prospect Watch: Three Pitchers Who Might See MLB Action in 2021

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Lately, there has been a ton of chatter about how the rigors of a regular 160-game season might affect many clubs across the majors, particularly those without much quality depth. Already, the Dodgers appear to be taking these challenges in stride, as made evident by their slate of more than a half-dozen proven starting pitchers, in addition to multiple layers of pro experience at almost every other spot on the field.

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Better 26-Man Roster Option: Matt Davidson, Matt Beaty, or DJ Peters?

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With the number of days leading to Opening Day dwindling, many of the conversations around the baseball blogosphere will shift to the battles for roster spots among many teams across the league. For the Los Angeles Dodgers, most of these questions have already been answered, although there still could be two or three spots that are completely up for grabs.

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