Dodgers Named Organization of Year by Baseball America, Other Notes

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The World Champion Dodgers can add more hardware to their trophy case. This week, the team was named the 2020 Major League Baseball Organization of the Year. Baseball America has recognized the award annually since 1982.

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Phillies Considering Jeff Kingston for GM Role

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Over the last handful of years, the Los Angeles Dodgers have become arguably the premier franchise in all of baseball. With their level of success, they have become a template for other teams trying to catapult into that same stratosphere of winning.

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Andrew Friedman Named 2020 MLB Executive of the Year

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Andrew Friedman added some more hardware to his trophy case on Tuesday after being named MLB’s 2020 Executive of the Year.

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Dodgers Opinions: Thoughts on What is Learned from NLDS Game 2

It wasn’t neat, it wasn’t necessarily tidy. But when all was said and done, the Dodgers got the win, and that’s all that matters.

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Dodgers Opinions: Andrew Friedman Finally Got His Man

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From some Dodgers fans’ perspectives, Andrew Friedman has not had a great career. Missed World Series wins and missed free agent signings had fans thinking he would never get the Dodgers over the hump. But this time, he came through.

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Dodgers Award Andrew Friedman Contract Extension

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While many fans of the Dodgers knew it was inevitable, the team has renewed the contract of President of Baseball Operations Andrew Friedman, at least according to some reports.

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Offseason Changes Starting in Dodgers Organization

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The winds of change have already started to blow for the Dodgers after their crushing defeat in the NLDS. Today, President of Baseball Operations Andrew Friedman held his year end press conference.

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Dodgers Looking to Hire Statistical Analysts, Apparently

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What better way is there to start an offseason than placing an online ad for a quantitative analyst position with hopes of bolstering your organization’s research  and development department?

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Does Anyone Even Remember the Luxury Tax Threshold?

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In the gloomy winter months not long after the smoke settled on the 2018 World Series, management, players and fans of the Dodgers began to re-focus their collective mental energy on yet another upcoming campaign with hopes of capturing a long-elusive championship.

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Friedman Says Dodgers Not Likely to Hire General Manager During Offseason

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For the past handful of seasons, the Los Angeles Dodgers have been one of the best-run franchises in all of baseball.

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