1. JC's Dodger Line Drives | June 27: A B/R Writer's View from the Press Box

    One of the worst things that can happen to a fan is to have a great seat for a bloodletting—that is when your team is the one doing the bleeding...

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  2. JC's Dodger Line Drives | June 26: Andre Ethier's Three Blasts Bounce Seattle

    After taking the last two games in Anaheim, the Los Angeles Dodgers headed out to Chicago to face the White Sox. Hiroki Kuroda dominated the South Siders in the first game, to give LA their third straight win...

    J.C. Ayvazi Written by J.C. Ayvazi about 5 years ago 249 reads 37 comments

  3. JC's Dodger Line Drives | June 21: LA Knocks the Devil Out of Anaheim's Angels

    Payback was the order of the weekend as the Los Angeles Dodgers traveled to Anaheim to face the last team to win a series from them, the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim—who feel the need ...

    J.C. Ayvazi Written by J.C. Ayvazi about 5 years ago 175 reads 54 comments

  4. JC's Dodger Snapshots | June 15: Under the Lights in Los Angeles

    The Los Angeles Dodgers have held a few of these events in the past, where fans can hit in the batting cage, pitch from the bullpen, field grounders and fly balls, and take a behind the scenes look at Dodger Stadium...

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  5. JC's Dodger Snapshots | June 6: Maury Wills Steals Again

    It is now my habit to take a camera along when going to visit the most beautiful piece of real estate in all of California - Dodger Stadium...

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  6. JC's Dodger Line Drives | June 9: Ethier Powers LA Past San Diego

    Welcome back my friends, to the show that never ends... The Los Angeles Dodgers, who enjoyed a well deserved day off Monday after playing 17 straight days, pulled out the big lumber to club the San Diego Padres into submission on Tuesday...

    J.C. Ayvazi Written by J.C. Ayvazi about over 5 years ago 144 reads 46 comments

  7. Manny Ramirez and the All-Star Game: A Bleacher Report Perspective

    While sitting on top of the National League West, the National League, and all of Major League Baseball with a record of 35-17, there are many questions that continue to be asked of the Los Angeles Dodgers and their fans...

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  8. JC's Dodger Line Drives | May 20: Los Angeles Brooms New York Out of Town

    Distracted by the suspension of Manny Ramirez the last time they were at home, the Los Angeles Dodgers returned to their dominating ways at Chavez Ravine against the New York Mets. The Mets came to town on a roll, having won 11 of their last 14 games...

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  9. Why the Los Angeles Dodgers' TV Announcers Should Be Fired Immediately

    First of all, calm yourselves. I am in no way speaking of Hall of Famer Vin Scully. Instead, while Vin was enjoying the last day of a week long vacation while the team was on the road in the ...

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  10. Manny Takes 50 Off: Flat Tire or Train Wreck for the Dodgers?

    As the dust starts to settle from the Manny Ramirez suspension bombshell, the Los Angeles Dodgers and their fans can begin to properly take inventory of the damage and accompanying fallout...

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  11. JC's Dodger Line Drives | May 6: Dodgers' Luck Turns Historic with No. 13

    History is a wonderful thing. Wednesday night at Dodger Stadium, the Los Angeles Dodgers won their 13th home game in a row from the start of the season, defeating the Washington Nationals, 10-3...

    J.C. Ayvazi Written by J.C. Ayvazi about over 5 years ago 184 reads 65 comments

  12. JC's Dodger Line Drives | May 3: Dodgers Turning Into Sweepaholics

    Coming off a 4-5 road trip, the Los Angeles Dodgers found just the right curative waiting at home in the personage of the San Diego Padres...

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  13. JC's Dodger Line Drives | May 1st: Roster Changes Made, More Are Needed

    The Los Angeles Dodgers defeated their neighbors from San Diego on Thursday 8-5, in a game which could be described as a knife fight—only both sides were using butter knives. Each side tried to give away the game...

    J.C. Ayvazi Written by J.C. Ayvazi about over 5 years ago 172 reads 6 comments

  14. Why Manny Being Manny Has Dodger Fans So Happy

    It is impossible to approach Dodger Stadium without driving through a set of hills. These hills serve as a preamble—an overture, as it were—to the joyous occasion that is seeing the Los Angeles Dodgers host another major league team...

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  15. The Uncanny Quality That Has Manny Ramirez Making Dodger Fans Anything but Blue

    There are your players, your stars, your superstars, and then there are the icons. Performers who change everything for a team. By necessity, there are only a few icons, and the Dodgers have one of these now in Manny Ramirez...

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  16. JC's Dodger Line Drives | April 21-23: Houston Has Caused Us a Problem

    The Los Angeles Dodgers flew down to Houston riding high after sweeping their opening homestand against the Giants and Rockies, and having won a total of eight straight games...

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  17. Dodgers To Enforce Ban on Alcohol in Parking Lots

    If you like bringing beer to drink in the parking lot before games at Dodger Stadium, you will be hustled out like Manny going down the line here. In a press release dated Apr...

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  18. JC's Dodger Line Drives | April 17-19: Sweeping Away Rockies and Rubble

    The Los Angeles Dodgers swept the Colorado Rockies to finish off a perfect homestand to begin their home schedule. Excellent pitching, timely hitting and slick fielding were all on display by the homestanding Dodgers...

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  19. JC's Dodger Line Drives | Apr. 16: Break Out the Brooms Boys!

    Los Angeles dispatched San Francisco on Thursday, placing the final bricks in place as they sealed the stupefied Giants in the crypt of a series sweep...

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  20. Open Mic: A Proper Way To Honor Jackie Robinson

    Yesterday Major League Baseball and the office of the commissioner, in its infinite wisdom, decided to make it mandatory for all uniformed personel—players, coaches, managers, and umpires—to wear Jackie Robinson's No...

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  21. JC's Dodger Line Drives | Apr. 15: Walking in L.A.

    The Los Angeles Dodgers followed the advice of the '80s New Wave rock band Missing Persons and walked their way to victory over the San Francisco Giants on Jackie Robinson Night in Dodger Stadium Wednesday night...

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  22. JC's Confession: Why I Became a Habs Fan and Despise the Bruins

    Let me explain my pedigree: I'm a Los Angeles-based sports fan. Cut my teeth on all five of the major team sports, and in the only city which has two major college football teams, I've always been partial to the USC Trojans...

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  23. JC's Dodger Line Drives | Apr. 13: Oh, What an Opener!

    Coming home after going 4-3 in the first road trip of the season, the Los Angeles Dodger celebrated by demolishing their blood rival San Francisco Giants 11-1...

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  24. JC's Dodger Line Drives | Apr. 12: Wolf Howls in Open Desert

    The Los Angeles Dodgers took the rubber game of the seasons' second series in Arizona with a 3-1 victory over the Diamondbacks...

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  25. JC's Dodger Line Drives | April 11: Stults Wins Battle of Stand-Ins

    The Dodgers Eric Stults out-dueled the D-Backs Yusmerio Petit and Los Angeles evened the weekend series in Arizona at a game each with their 11-2 victory Saturday night...

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