Articles by Dustin Nosler

Dustin Nosler began writing about the Dodgers in July 2009 at his blog, Feelin’ Kinda Blue. He co-hosts a weekly podcast with Jared Massey called “Dugout Blues.” He does contracts and depth charts for FanGraphs and is a contributor/editor at The Hardball Times. He graduated from California State University, Sacramento, with his bachelor’s degree in journalism and a minor in digital media. While at CSUS, he worked for the student-run newspaper The State Hornet for three years, culminating with a 1-year term as editor-in-chief. He resides in Stockton, Calif., and has yet to be shot.


Padres @ Dodgers Oct. 4, 2015: Regular season finale

Finally, it’s here. After 161 games of baseball, the regular season ends today. With home-field advantage locked up, there would be almost no reason to watch this game — odd, especially since Clayton Kershaw is pitching. Padres Dodgers 12:10 p.m. Los Angeles CF Upton LF Crawford 1B Norris 2B Utley 3B Solarte 1B Gonzalez 2B…


About all those Dodger platoons

The Dodgers have faced a lot of left-handed pitching this month. Because of that, guys like Andre Ethier, Carl Crawford and, to a lesser extent, Joc Pederson, have gotten more days off than normal. Yet, people are clamoring for the Dodgers to play some of these guys more — specifically Ethier and Crawford. The mantra by…

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D’Backs 8, Dodgers 0: Ugly game got uglier late

The old adage of “don’t let the other team’s best players beat you” held true tonight, as A.J. Pollock, Paul Goldschmidt and the Diamondbacks defeated the Dodgers 8-0 on Tuesday night in a must-win game*. *- not really Pollock drove in the game’s first run on a ground out in the fourth inning after Nick Ahmed led…

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2015 Dodgers All-Prospect Team

The Dodgers’ farm system is really strong, and this team should reflect that. There were a lot of strong performers in 2015. Some guys took steps forward, some took steps back and some are on the cusp of being the next wave of good prospects. I’ve done this since 2012, and here are the past…


MLB changes rule on Cuban signings, benefits Dodgers

Some news about signing Cuban players broke late on Thursday, courtesy of Baseball America’s Ben Badler. “Today, the commissioner’s office declared that 16-year-old outfielder Jonatan Machado and 17-year-old second baseman Omar Estevez will both be eligible to sign during the current 2015-16 international signing period. Under MLB’s registration policy, any international player born after Sept….