Penalties for Houston Astros Cheating Scheme Handed Down

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It is something that will forever be the bane of the Dodgers’ 2017 World Series run. The Houston Astros cheated in their endeavor to win the World Series, which of course proved successful for them. Today, Commissioner Rob Manfred handed down punishment to the organization.

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Gerrit Cole Sweepstakes Heating Up

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At the beginning of the weekend, we heard numerous reports that super agent Scott Boras and his crew would be asking teams across the league to submit their initial offers for his prized client, Gerrit Cole, at the beginning of this year’s Winter Meetings in San Diego.

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More Thoughts on the Astros Cheating Scandal

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As time goes on, more facts come to light about the Houston Astros and their alleged advanced sign-stealing in the 2017 regular season, postseason, and beyond—something many fans of the Dodgers have been keeping a close eye on.

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Thoughts on the Houston Astros’ Cheating Controversy

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News has been spreading the last few days around the Major League Baseball world that the Houston Astros cheated in 2017, and possibly beyond. This supposed cheating involved sign stealing, and relaying it to Astros batters during home games, giving them an unfair advantage.

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Dodgers Trade Andre Scrubb to Astros for Tyler White

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In what could conceivably be the first of a flurry of deals over the next seven days, the Dodgers on Tuesday traded righty minor-league pitcher Andre Scrubb to the Astros for utility man Tyler White.

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Stacked Dodgers Offense Seeks Revenge Against Astros

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Thursday night at Chavez Ravine saw the Dodgers‘ lineup at full strength for the first time this season, and boy, did it deliver. The Dodgers hit seven home runs, two each by Yasiel Puig and Joc Pederson. Newly acquired Brian Dozier hit his second homer in as many days since joining the team. Justin Turner in his first game off the DL also joined in the fun. The team scored 21 runs total—a Dodger Stadium record. Thanks to losses by both the Colorado Rockies and Arizona Diamondbacks, Los Angeles is back in sole possession of first place.

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Ohtani Intrigue a Welcome Reminder of Dodgers’ Biggest Rivalries

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One pleasantly unexpected development in Los Angeles Dodgers world last week was the high and hard shade thrown by Our Guys towards the Angels’ Shohei Ohtani.

You know, Shohei Ohtani—the rookie pitcher who can’t hold the Tijuana Toros to under six runs in four innings. The guy who was supposed to be the new Babe Ruth.

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Dodgers Fall to Astros in World Series Game 7

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The long journey for the Dodgers that began on the fields of Camelback Ranch a little over eight months ago is finally over. And although it was a season which many fans of the club will not soon forget, the Boys in Blue will soon regroup and begin yet another ambitious quest less than four months from this autumn evening.

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Dodgers Stick with Familiar Lineup Against McCullers, Astros in Game 7

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For Game 7 of the 2017 World Series on Wednesday evening at Dodger Stadium, skipper Dave Roberts and the management crew of the Dodgers have decided to stick with a very familiar batting order which has consistently delivered success throughout the postseason.

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2017 World Series: The Vast Chasm Between Game 6 and Game 7

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All season we’ve been saying, “If they don’t get to the World Series, does any of this matter?” Well, guess what, the Dodgers are in the World Series and this, all of this, matters.

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