Should Dodgers Be Concerned About Shoddy Bats During Cactus League Play?

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Believe it or not, the 2019 Cactus League season has come and gone for the Dodgers, signalling that Opening Day is just another step closer.

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5 Key Takeaways from Dodgers’ 2019 Spring Training

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Now that there’s only a week to go before the Dodgers open the 2019 season, some thoughts about spring training so far are in order.

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Dodgers Spring Training News: Kershaw, Hill, Urias & More

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Things seem to moving in the right direction, as far as the Dodgers‘ pitching staff is concerned. On Sunday, Dennis highlighted how Clayton Kershaw and Walker Buehler are progressing towards Opening Day. On Monday, Kershaw threw an official bullpen for the first time since he was sidelined with a shoulder issue.

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Dodgers Spring Training Notes: Kershaw, Bellinger Making Positive Strides

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On the heels of the second Cactus League contest against the Angels on Sunday, there was a bit of good news coming out of the Dodgers camp, most specifically the health of two key players in Clayton Kershaw and Cody Bellinger.

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Dodgers Spring Training Notes: Seager, Bellinger, Roberts & More

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We’re three days into Dodgers‘ spring training, and it’s so good to see the Boys in Blue (literally—I can’t get enough of those blue jerseys) and to hear the thump of the ball hitting the glove once again.

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Dodgers Announce Non-Roster Invitees as Players Filter into Camelback Ranch

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It’s less than a week now before pitchers and catchers are required to report to spring training. A few players have already been seen around Camelback Ranch—Justin Turner, Cody Bellinger and Hyun-Jin Ryu were seen in the Dodgers’ Instagram stories walking by the team trucks unloading supplies for the upcoming season.

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Dodgers Spring Training: 5 Things to Watch Before 2019 Cactus League Begins

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As the spring training reporting dates for players are drawing ever so near, there haven’t been a typically high number of story lines surrounding the Dodgers, aside from a few light whispers about a long-shot trade or a free agent signing. Many people don’t expect much to happen during the time between the first squad workout and the Cactus League opener against the White Sox on February 23; however, we made a list of five things to look for during the early days of camp, which could impact the landscape of the squad come Opening Day.

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Dodgers 25-Man Roster: More Contemplations on the Opening Day Squad

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There’s only one week left until the Dodgers kick off the 2018 regular season against Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants. I’d be willing to bet most fans are ready for that day to come, if for no other reason than no one wants anymore injuries to occur before the start of the season.

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Dodgers 2018 Spring Training: Camelback Ranch from a Fan’s Perspective

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Nine years ago my grown son dragged me to Phoenix for a weekend spring training visit.  I’m a lifelong fan of the Dodgers, but had never done the “spring thing.” However, after one visit, I was hooked.  I’ve gone every year since and feel fortunate that my son and his friends seem happy to include me at their annual gathering.  The following may include details that you couldn’t care less about, but I’m including them for the benefit of those who have never been and who might be thinking of making the trip one day.

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Dodgers Cactus League Notes: Buehler, Seager, Kemp, Toles & More

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The end of spring training is rapidly approaching. Some things are becoming a little more clear, either through cuts or the performances of the players themselves. There is still much to be determined, namely the outfield.

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