Author Archives: Roger Arrieta

Little League: A History Narrated By Vin Scully

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From KCET Narrated by legendary baseball broadcaster Vin Scully, “Little League: A History” traces the 75-year history of the world’s largest organized youth sports program, from its humble beginnings in Williamsport, Penn. to its current status as a worldwide phenomenon. Past and present Little League players, administrators, coaches, umpires, and others reflect on the role the league played in their ... Read More »

Bring Back Beimel

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To say the Dodgers Left handed relievers in 2014 was a disappointment, is an understatement. With the work horse being JP Howell, whose 68 games worked and posting a 2.39 era in 2014, was basically irrelevant in the playoffs. The other left handed relievers the Dodgers had on their roster in 2014 ranged from Scott Elbert, Paul Maholm, to the ... Read More »

Dodgers Offseason Outlook

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It was a disappointing 2014 season for the Los Angeles Dodgers. While the team improved upon it’s previous regular season record, from 92 wins to 94, and won the National League West for a 2nd year in a row, this team failed to meet the ultimate expectations of a World Series. Any team with the highest payroll is expected to ... Read More »

Andre Ethier Elected Into The Arizona State Sun Devil Hall Of Fame

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Although 2014 was a rough year for fan favorite and outfielder of the Los Angeles Dodgers Andre Ethier, on Friday October 17th, Andre Ethier was elected into the Arizona State Hall Of Fame. Andre Ethier is from Arizona and played 2 seasons with the Sun Devils while finishing with a .371 batting average, 118 Runs Batted in, 113 runs scored, ... Read More »

Was the 2014 Season a Success?

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Don Mattingly was quoted as saying “anytime that you are able to win your division over a course of a long season and give yourself a chance. I think you have to look at that as success”. Was the season really a success? Yes, they had a great season record (94-68), they won the Western Division, they made it to ... Read More »

Dodgers 2015 Outfield: The Starting Three

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After the heartbreaking series loss to the St. Louis Cardinals in the 2014 NLDS, the Dodgers were left with more questions than answers. The 2014 regular season was filled with its own highlights and letdowns. The season netted the Dodgers  two no hitters, a National League West Division championship and six game lead over the division rival San Francisco Giants. ... Read More »

Is Dale Scott Clapping At A Yasiel Puig Strikeout?

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I posted this to social media last night and it has received a lot of attention. Yasiel Puig strikes out and it appears umpire Dale Scott claps as Puig is walking away. There have been people that say he is signaling foul tip, but I have never seen a foul tip signal as clap..clap..clap. As I see it I see ... Read More »

Dodgers Tickets 28% Below Average For Series vs Braves

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Dodgers Tickets 28% Below Average For Series vs Braves In what might be the most impactful series of the week, the Los Angeles Dodgers and Atlanta Braves are playing a three-game series. The two teams met in the NLDS last season with the Dodgers advancing in four games, and now both teams are firmly in the playoff race. The Dodgers ... Read More »