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Further Appreciation of Clayton Kershaw’s Slider

Yes, I’m writing another post about Clayton Kershaw. He’s doing interesting, sometimes historic things this season. He’s a pitcher, so we shouldn’t take it for granted. There’s no clearer demonstration of this than the current rotation. Posts about Kershaw are fun to write and presumably fun to read. I’ll start with two GIFs. One will…

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Who Will The Dodgers Bring Up In September?

We’re not all that far away from September 1, and that means┬ároster expansion is looming. Teams will┬áno longer be restricted to 25 active players, and can activate as many members of the 40-man roster as they please. I have a lot of issues with that setup — September games mean a lot, and to have…

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Padres 4, Dodgers 1: The Dog Days Of August

This game was pretty bad, and I’m annoyed at everyone that I actually stayed up to watch it. Roberto Hernandez pitched basically how you’d expect a fungible starter to pitch, which is to say, he lasted only five innings, allowing 10 baserunners and four runs (three earned). Here’s why that run was unearned, thanks to…

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Attention, Japan: Yasiel Puig Is Coming For You

In news that isn’t “oh god oh god oh god please let Zack Greinke‘s elbow be okay,” there’s this: Los Angeles Angels slugger Albert Pujols was among four players named Wednesday who will be participating in the 2014 Japan All-Star Series in November. Seattle Mariners infielder Robinson Cano, Baltimore Orioles outfielder Adam Jones and rising…