Ohtani Intrigue a Welcome Reminder of Dodgers’ Biggest Rivalries


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.

Continue reading “Ohtani Intrigue a Welcome Reminder of Dodgers’ Biggest Rivalries”


Dodgers Hope to Keep Control in Padres Series After Tempers Flare in Opener

(Mandatory Credit: Billy Hurst/Associated Press)

While it remains to be seen exactly how much animosity carries over into the middle game of the weekend series, all eyes will be on Dave Roberts of the Dodgers and Andy Green of the Padres after a bench-clearing skirmish saw both skippers ejected early in Friday night’s opener.

Continue reading “Dodgers Hope to Keep Control in Padres Series After Tempers Flare in Opener”

5 Things Dodgers Fans Learned During Opening Series vs. Padres

(Sports Illustrated Photo)

Outside of a dreary evening against Padres’ starter Clayton Richard on Tuesday, the Dodgers‘ opening series of the 2017 campaign turned out to be quite productive. Three wins in four games is a solid outcome for Los Angeles, as the crew now prepares to carry its momentum to the mountains of Denver for a three-game set against the Rockies.

Continue reading “5 Things Dodgers Fans Learned During Opening Series vs. Padres”

Hill, Dodgers Hope to Rebound Against Padres

(Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez/USA TODAY Sports)

In the overwhelming number of game previews leading up to the Dodgers‘ season opener against the Padres on Monday afternoon, there were actually a few writers who referred to the San Diego squad as having the traits of a “glorified Triple-A club.” While the description certainly seemed to hold true in the first game of the series, the Padres almost appeared like a division contender in Tuesday’s affair, riding the back of southpaw Clayton Richard to a 4-0 shutout of Los Angeles.

Continue reading “Hill, Dodgers Hope to Rebound Against Padres”

Padres vs. Dodgers: 2017 Opening Series Preview


The Los Angeles Dodgers begin their quest to win the 2017 World Series on Monday, opening up a four-game set against the San Diego Padres. The Dodgers open the season at home, sending their ace Clayton Kershaw to the mound for a record tying seventh time, and their first without legendary announcer Vin Scully behind the microphone.

Continue reading “Padres vs. Dodgers: 2017 Opening Series Preview”