The case for Dodgers pitcher Tony Gonsolin to start the All-Star Game at Dodger Stadium, and the history of league leaders in wins & ERA starting the midsummer classic.
A statue of Sandy Koufax was unveiled Saturday at Dodger Stadium, highlighting the connection between great Dodgers past and present and baseball’s ever-present connection with its past.
A look at how the Dodgers’ pitching needs in the wake of Walker Buehler getting shut down for two months with a flexor tendon strain in his right forearm.
Or "We remember the first openly gay player in the four major American professional sports." The Dodgers have helped quite a few players breakthrough barriers into Major League Baseball. It is now time to reflect on one player where they (and the times) fell short.
Or "I have been meaning to write this letter for a long time, but events in the first week of May 2022 have forced my hand." Or "I have noticed a trend and I am tired of getting pings about fights in the Dodger Stadium parking lot."
Or "Exhibit A of the Abusive Franchise: The Oakland Athletics" An essay in the multi-part series where the financial problems in baseball are examined in detail.
TrueBlueLA’s Traveling Correspondent puts on his day cap on to talk law, so you can talk competently about the Trevor Bauer affair. Or that was the original plan. Then the situation started to repeat itself. And a new series begins.
Dodgers ace Walker Buehler was solid in first career opening day start, beating the Rockies. It was a changing of the guard after over a decade of Clayton Kershaw starting the first game of the season for Los Angeles
The Dodgers were among a handful of teams who charged minor league players clubhouse dues in spring training, a practice that was outlawed in 2020. After getting called on it, the Dodgers corrected the mistake, which only shows the importance of minor league advocacy.
The Dodgers lineup was in pretty good shape before signing Freddie Freeman, but the former MVP adds an extra dimension to the National League favorites.
Or "Feeling Sour but Not Going to the Tower" or "Funny Money: How the Dodgers really have no business signing Freddie Freeman." A multi-part examination on financial issues in Major League Baseball. This essay follows up as to Parts 1 and 2 and generally, the author is grumpy because the regular season has been officially delayed.
A closer look at the major issues at play during the MLB lockout, and what the players and owners want during labor negotiations for a new collective bargaining agreement.
Or "It’s not a both-sides problem, let’s not treat it as such." A multi-part examination on financial issues in Major League Baseball. This essay argues why the current 2022 MLB Labor Stoppage isn’t a both-sides problem and argues that the position that the lockout is the fault of both sides ultimately misses the point.
MLB owners’ latest proposal to players included giving the league the ability to reduce the number of minor league players per team from 180 to potentially below 150. It’s the latest attempt by MLB to cut costs at the expense of players.
A look back on what Adrián González brought to the Dodgers, at a time when they very much needed his stability and production.
Don’t forget about former Dodgers Willie Davis and Jim Gilliam when it comes to the Baseball Hall of Fame.