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Pitching dominates picks 26-40 of 2015 Dodgers’ draft

Here’s the final 15 picks of the Dodgers’ 2015 draft. I wouldn’t expect any impact major-leaguers from this group (as not all of them will sign), but there might be a useful reliever or utility player down the road. 26(792). RHP Marcus Crescentini, Missouri Baptist 27(822). RHP Ivan Vieitez, Lenoir-Rhyne University 28(852). OF Kyle Garlick,…

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Padres 2, Dodgers 1: Zack Greinke Out-pitched by Ian Kennedy

After last night’s roller coaster affair, tonight’s game seemed down-right docile at times. The Dodgers fell in a surprisingly excellent pitcher’s duel by a score of 2-1. Tonight’s starting pitchers, Zack Greinke and Ian Kennedy can probably be considered rivals because of their history, and they pitched like it tonight. The Dodgers put a lot of balls…

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Dodgers @ Padres June 13, 2015: Hit it to Third Base

Tonight’s pitching matchup, Zack Greinke vs Ian Kennedy, will obviously bring back memories. However, 2013 was a long time ago. Ian Kennedy has had an … interesting 2015 season so far. He’s actually close to or better than his career normal statistics in a few areas: K%, BB%, K%-BB%, GB%, xFIP- are all pretty good….

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Dodgers 4, Padres 3: Strange Baseball

Baseball is strange. This 4-3 Dodger victory wasted no time in being unusual. In the bottom of the first inning, Justin Upton hit a line drive off of Clayton Kershaw‘s hip. According to StatCast, the ball was hit at 107mph. At least this one didn’t get any teeth, but it was enough to make everybody…