Team Previews

Opening Series previews of the opponent.

Q&A with Red Reporter's Wick Terrell


Is Shin-Soo Choo still the Reds' MVP? What does Cincinnati need to do to pass St. Louis and Pittsburgh in the standings? Wick Terrell of Red Reporter answers these questions and more for TBLA

Aging Phillies stumble into Chavez Ravine


The one-time dynamite Phillie infield is a far cry from the salad days.

Nix and company welcome Dodgers to Yankee Stadium


When the Dodgers play in new Yankee Stadium for the first time, they will not find the team they expected to find when the schedule was made.

Mike Trout and his minions invade Los Angeles


Can the Dodgers halt the Angels eight game winning streak? Can the Dodgers score more than three runs in a game? Can Zack Greinke finally beat a team he pitched for last year? Can Matt Kemp halt...

Cardinals invade the Ravine


First place Cardinals led by Yadier Molina take on the beleaguered last place Dodgers

Dodgers take on the whiff brothers


The Upton brothers have combined for 92 strikeouts in only 271 at bats.

Contenders from the east: the Nats come to town


A quick look at the Washington Nationals as they prepare to face the Los Angeles Dodgers on Monday.

Last place Marlins meet last place Dodgers


A year ago these two teams were two of the best teams in the National League. A year later, no so much as both teams have rented out the cellar.

Hot Brewers invade Chavez Ravine


Winners of nine out of ten the red hot Brewers will be driving up from San Diego hoping to feast on the fourth place Dodgers. They will find slim pickings in Los Angeles, as the Dodgers and Matt...

Buck stops here


With seven home runs John Buck has as many as the entire Dodger infield, starting catching, and bench.


Dodgers visit Camden yards


The best team money can buy is headed for Camden yards with three catchers on the roster, as they try to kick start their season with as few offensive weapons as they can muster.

The Padres are headless


Can the Dodgers take advantage?

Dodgers hope to get well against Pirates pitching


The Dodgers won't be facing one of the best pitching staffs in baseball, so no excuses as they get ready to meet the Pirates.

Opening day series preview: Giants in LA


The Giants may have won the World Series in two of the last three years, but I have them finishing in third place in the National League West in 2013.

Padres Series Preview: San Diego Revival


The Los Angeles Dodgers meet the San Diego Padres in a tough three game series that could either bolster the Dodgers hopes for the play in game, or cripple it. The Padres have been one of the...

Washington Nationals - Ian Desmond Edition


Washington Nationals Preview. Is Ian Desmond a MVP? Is Gio a Cy Young? Is Werth comeback player of the year?

Clipped Cardinals: Weekend Series Preview


Here is a quick snapshot of the bedraggled Cardinals as they move in for a key four game series against the Dodgers.

Diamondbacks In Disarray: Arizona Series Preview


The worst team in the NL Western Division these days are not the San Diego Padres who have won NINE of their last ten games. Nor is it the Colorado Rockies who are fresh off of beating the Dodgers...

Atlanta Braves Series Preview: Same As It Ever Was


A preview of the weekend series between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Atlanta Braves at Turner Field, with an in-depth look at the Braves.

Postseason Pirates? TBLA Pittsburgh Pirates Preview


Preview of the Los Angeles Dodgers next opponent, the Pittsburgh Pirates. They begin a four-game series Monday. The Pirates are a weak sister of the National League no more.

Quick Giant Preview - Suspenders would be in order as the Belt breaks


The Giants have been consistent this season, with a winning record in every month. They have beaten the Dodgers four of six games. They are 11 - 8 in July. They have been in first place for 27...

New York Mets TBLA Preview - The Wright Stuff


When I looked at the Mets roster in spring training I felt this was sub five hundred team with the possibility of being really bad for the following reasons. They had lost Jose Reyes to free...

Arizona Diamondbacks Series Preview: Waiting On Upton


TBLA Arizona Diamondbacks Preview - Waiting on Upton

Reds Series Preview: First Place Cincinnati Comes To Town


TBLA Preview- 1st Place Reds come to town

SF Giants Series Preview: They added a Belt and kept their pants from falling down


SF Giant TBLA Preview - They added a Belt and kept their pants from falling down

Angels Series Mini Preview: Shutout Pitching Vs. Shutout Hitting


A preview of the Freeway Series between the Dodgers and Angels in Anaheim, the second meeting of these two teams in two weeks. The Angels took two of three at Dodger Stadium, and now look to win a...

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