Articles by Mike Petriello

Mike Petriello

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So, What Next?

Dave Roberts has officially been named the next manager of the Dodgers, and I’m excited to see what he can do. While I said that I had wanted Bud Black, I also said that there was really no wrong answer here, and while Roberts will need to prove he can overcome his lack of experience…


Sign Me Up For Team Bud Black

If the latest reports are to be believed, the Dodgers managerial search is down to three candidates: Bud Black, Gabe Kapler, and Dave Roberts. The good news is, those three are all very good candidates, for very, very different reasons. It’s not difficult in the least to make a strong, compelling, case for any of…


Dodgers Have Big Decisions To Make Today

I was going to write about the bullpen today, but that seems silly given that today is a pretty big day for decisions, and news could come out about them at any moment. (Not to mention that yesterday’s Brad Miller/Nate Karns/Logan Morrison/other guys trade between Seattle and Tampa Bay reminds us all that the offseason…

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Zack Greinke Opts Out, Obviously

Remember the other day when Don Mattingly was hired to manage the Marlins and we all commented on how incredibly obvious that move was? I think we all knew it wasn’t even close to the most obvious move of the offseason. Zack Greinke opting out was. Now, it’s official: Zack Greinke has officially opted out….