Author Archives: Roger Arrieta

Dodgers Acquire Kyle Jensen

Kyle Jensen

via Dodgers The Los Angeles Dodgers today acquired outfielder/first baseman Kyle Jensen from the Miami Marlins in exchange for a player to be named or cash considerations. Dodger President of Baseball Operations Andrew Friedman made the announcement. Jensen, 26, spent the entire 2014 campaign with the Marlins’ Triple-A affiliate in New Orleans, hitting .260 with 27 homers, 92 RBI and 29 doubles ... Read More »

Clayton Kershaw Named NL Most Valuable Player

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(video) video courtesy of SportsNetLA via Dodgers LOS ANGELES – Los Angeles Dodgers left-handed pitcher Clayton Kershaw was named the 2014 National League Most Valuable Player today in voting conducted by the Baseball Writers Association of America. Kershaw earned 18 of 30 first-place votes and nine second-place votes, garnering 355 total points. “An individual player is part of a greater whole–a player is part of ... Read More »

Fernando Valenzuela To Have Number Retired By Charros De Jalisco Beisbol

Fernando Valenzuela

Los Angeles Dodgers legend Fernando Valenzuela will have his #34 jersey retired by Charros de Jalisco Beisbol from the Liga Mexicana del Pacífico this weekend. Valenzuela pitched for the Charros in 1992 and 1994. The ceremony will take place this Friday night, November 14th. After the sixth inning, the President of Charros de Jalisco, Armando Navarro Pena, will honor the former Dodgers ... Read More »

Clayton Kershaw Unanimously Wins Third Career Cy Young Award

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(video) video courtesy SportsNetLA via Dodgers LOS ANGELES – Los Angeles Dodgers left-handed pitcher Clayton Kershaw was named the 2014 National League Cy Young Award winner today, his second consecutive and third career selection, in voting conducted by the Baseball Writers Association of America. Kershaw received all 30 first-place votes, making him the 14th pitcher to win by a unanimous vote in the NL, joining ... Read More »

Historic Dodgertown – Vero Beach has been designated as a “Florida Heritage Landmark”

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via Dodgers World-famous Historic Dodgertown – Vero Beach has been designated as a “Florida Heritage Landmark” and, to make it official, a Florida Historical Marker will be unveiled in ceremonies on Monday, November 10, it was announced today by Peter O’Malley, Historic Dodgertown chairman. Participating in the ceremonies at noon are Hall of Fame Dodger Manager Tommy Lasorda, as well as O’Malley ... Read More »

Clayton Kershaw Named The 2014 Warren Spahn Award Winner

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via Dodgers Los Angeles Dodgers left-hander Clayton Kershaw today was named the 2014 Warren Spahn Award winner. The Spahn Award is presented annually to the best left-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball (MLB) and is based on a pitcher’s wins, strikeouts and earned run average. Organizers of the Warren Spahn Award, announced Kershaw as the winner for the third time in four ... Read More »

Andrew Friedman’s Reported Dodgers Salary

Andrew Friedman

Andrew Friedman was introduced to the Los Angeles media one week ago. Today we are hearing what he will be getting paid over the next five years and in that time hopefully bring some championships to LA and rebuild the farm system. Buster Olney send out this tweet early this morning stating Friedman’s deal is record-setting, $35 million plus incentives over ... Read More »

Lets Go Dodgers

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As a lifelong Dodger fan, I bleed blue like most of the Dodger faithful, but there are certain things that bothered me about the Dodger Stadium crowds during these playoffs. While watching the Royals, and (ugh) Giants face off, there was one thing that stood out like a sore thumb. Fans cheering, and standing, BEFORE something happens. Example; James Shields has ... Read More »

Clayton Kershaw: Baseball America Player Of The Year

Clayton Kershaw

On October 21st, 2014, Baseball America announced its player of the year and are you surprised it was none other than Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw. Sure Clayton Kershaw may wear jersey #22, but he is #1 in the eyes of all of baseball. Clayton Kershaw pitched to a impressive 1.77 Earned Run Average which led all of baseball, along ... Read More »

Hyun-jin Ryu Vows To Atone For Injury-Riddled Season

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Hyun-jin Ryu now with two full Major League seasons under his belt has returned home and hopes to pitch in more games next season. In an injury riddled campaign Ryu matched his win total from his rookie season at 14. “I’ve had three injuries this year, but at least I didn’t miss as much time as some other players did,” Ryu ... Read More »