Dodgers News and Notes from Early Days of Spring Training

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It’s the first full day of all position players reporting to camp at Camelback Ranch. It’s also day 12,472 of the Houston Astros cheating scandal.

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Thoughts on the Betts Trade & The Pederson Deal That Didn’t Happen

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As the dust settles from what felt like a month-long saga that ends with the Dodgers trading for Mookie Betts and David Price, we can maybe, finally, take stock of what has happened in the world of Dodger baseball.

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The Curious Case of Alex Verdugo

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Besides the Dodgers pitching staff, anther place on their roster the Dodgers have a plethora of players is the outfield.

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The Curious Case of A.J. Pollock

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It is an inherent want of talking heads to rank players against each other. Just like with the Top Players of the Decade, MLB Network is currently doing Top 10 Players right now, unveiling the top 10 athletes at any one position.

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More Thoughts on Dodgers’ Postseason Pitching Staff

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After taking two-of-three from the Colorado Rockies in their final home series of the season the Dodgers are now down to their final six games of the regular season, and ever closer to the postseason.

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What Lies Ahead for Alex Verdugo?

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Since the moment the Dodgers made A.J. Pollock a part of their everyday outfield picture, there has been plenty of speculation regarding exactly how the club plans to set up the outfield for the 2019 season.

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Dodgers Outfield: More Details on Cameron Perkins, Paulo Orlando

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All continues to be quiet on the western front for the Dodgers and most of baseball. The only recent moves include the reported signings of two players to minor league contracts.

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Dodgers 25-Man Roster: Putting Together a Functioning Outfield

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The 2018 Cactus League schedule hasn’t even started yet and already I’ve changed my mind at least twice about which players will make up the Dodgers‘ 2018 Opening Day roster.

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Dodgers Roster: More Updates Surfacing on Outfield Picture

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The Dodgers held their FanFest this past Saturday, and there was the usual fun of autographs, pictures and interviews. During those interviews, some new information has come to light, especially concerning the outfield and Matt Kemp‘s situation.

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Dodgers Outfield: A Quick Look at the Big League Depth Chart

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On a day when many folks close to the Dodgers await the outcome of an MRI on the right knee of Andrew Toles, it may be worth taking a quick moment to peek at the club’s outfield depth, if only at the majority of the players who appear to be major league ready.

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