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 is a FanGraphs' contracts intern and 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.


Giants 4, Dodgers 0: Baseball is pain

When I wrote the game thread yesterday, I might have been a bit presumptuous in asking for a win in San Francisco. When Mike wrote today’s thread, I thought he was well within reason to ask for a run. Alas, that seemed too big a task for baseball’s best offense, or something. Here we are…

Chris Betts

2015 MLB Draft Profile: C Chris Betts, Wilson HS (Calif.)

This is the second part of my 2015 MLB Draft profiles. This time I look at prep catcher and local fella Chris Betts, who has a big bat but some questions about sticking behind the plate. Previous entires Dakota Chalmers Vitals 6’2, 220 pounds Bats: Left Throws: Right DOB: March 10, 1997 Days younger than Julio Urias: -210 Location Long…


Giants 2, Dodgers 0: One of ‘those’ games

These Dodger-Giant games are the worst. It’s probably a blessing in disguise they didn’t meet in last year’s NLCS. There would have been some folks (including yours truly) who wouldn’t have survived it. This was a pretty lackluster game. The Giants scored their first run in the most Giant of ways. After two were out,…

Brady Aiken

2015 MLB Draft: Dodgers’ Big Board, v 1.0

This is the first of at least three Big Boards I will do leading up to the MLB Draft. This year’s draft isn’t nearly as deep as it has been in recent years. There are some elite(ish)-level guys who are dealing with injuries, which could cause them to fall down the board. The depth is also…