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.


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Dodgers 6, Nationals 3: Justin Turner stays red hot

Justin Turner was the star of the day in the Dodgers’ 6-3 win over the Nationals on Thursday afternoon. The win was the Dodgers’ fifth in six games against Washington. Turner got things started in the first inning. After an Adrian Gonzalez opposite-field double, Turner launched a 2-run home run off Nats’ starter Stephen Strasburg….

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Yasiel Puig is more valuable than you think

With all these Yasiel Puig trade rumors, it’s hard to know exactly (or even approximately) how much trade value he actually has. The reality is likely that he has more valuable to the Dodgers than any other team right now. The outfield, despite having many options, is thin in terms of production. Howie Kendrick, primarily…

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Hyun-Jin Ryu has elbow issue, is DL-bound

Hyun-Jin Ryu is back, until he isn’t. After one start, it sounds like he’s going to miss his second. From Jon Heyman: “Sources have told Today’s Knuckleball that left-handed pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu, who was originally slated to make his second start of the season on Wednesday, is instead likely to miss that start with what discomfort in his pitching…