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Albert Pujols: 700 Home Runs Not Possible Without Playing For Dodgers

Albert Pujols signing with the Los Angeles Dodgers after unexpectedly getting released by the Los Angeles Angels last season appeared to be somewhat of an awkward fit on paper.

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Michael Elizondo

Conversation of the Road: Nick Pesch, Finale

Bernie’s Chalet. American Family Field. May 1, 2021. | Michael Elizondo / TrueBlueLA

The conclusion of the interview with the tour guide of both American Family Field and Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee, WI, who happens to work where David Vassegh was injured.

A Conversation of the Road

The Interview Series where I talk to people who spark my curiosity or make me interestingly examine my views.

Holy crap! Holy crap!! Holy crap!!! HOLY CRAP!!!

-David Vassegh, August 17, 2022.

In the...

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MLB Odds: Cardinals vs. Dodgers prediction, odds, pick – 9/24/2022

The St. Louis Cardinals take on the Los Angeles Dodgers. Check out our MLB odds series for our Cardinals Dodgers prediction and pick. Jordan Montgomery takes the ball for the Cardinals, while Clayton Kershaw gets the call for the Dodgers.

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Tony Gonsolin Starting Rehab Assignment With Triple-A Oklahoma City

Tony Gonsolin took a step toward returning to the Los Angeles Dodgers rotation by participating in a simulated game at Dodger Stadium on Thursday. Gonsolin, who has been on the 15-day injured list with a right forearm strain since Aug.

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Albert Pujols’ 700th home run vs. Dodgers prompts fans to dig up stunningly accurate MLB analyst’s prediction

Albert Pujols has reached 700 home runs. The St. Louis Cardinals icon joined Barry Bonds, Hank Aaron and Babe Ruth in the 700 homer club by going deep against the Los Angeles Dodgers in an 11-0 win.

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Eric Stephen

Oklahoma City drops 3rd straight, on brink of elimination

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Jason Martin hit his 32nd home run, tied for most in the PCL

Nearing the end of a long minor league season, we are down to just one active Dodgers affiliate still going. The Triple-A Oklahoma City Dodgers are still playing, but have dug themselves a hole that could dash their postseason chances.

A five-run second inning spelled doom for Oklahoma City on Friday night, falling 6-2 on the road to the El Paso Chihuahuas (Padres), the third...

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Phil Bickford: Albert Pujols Hitting 700th Home Run ‘Very Special Moment’

The Los Angeles Dodgers had nothing go right for them against the St. Louis Cardinals in an 11-0 loss, but none of that mattered all that much as the story of the day was Albert Pujols making MLB history.

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Michael Grove Starting Against Cardinals To Give Tyler Anderson Extra Rest

Although Los Angeles Dodgers game notes listed Tyler Anderson as the probable pitcher for the series finale against the St. Louis Cardinals, manager Dave Roberts said Michael Grove would instead start Sunday.

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Eric Stephen

Dodgers wins record tracker: Game 151

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After a blowout loss to St. Louis in the series opener on Friday night, the Dodgers suffered their 47th loss of the season, so we can officially end any thoughts of Los Angeles matching the major league record for wins in a season.

The 1906 Chicago Cubs and 2001 Mariners can rest easy, knowing their 116 victories remain as the high-water mark for MLB.

But though their play on Friday didn’t show it, the Dodgers are well within range to set a few...

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Cards' Albert Pujols looks to stay hot against Dodgers

While the current series between the St. Louis Cardinals and Los Angeles Dodgers is a potential playoff preview, with multiple MVP candidates on the field, one player in particular has stolen all of the attention.

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Eric Stephen

Notes: Kimbrel’s demotion, Kershaw’s routine, ‘honey hole’

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The big news before Friday’s game was the Dodgers removing Craig Kimbrel from the closer role. Read more about it from Bill Plunkett of the Orange County Register, Fabian Ardaya at The Athletic, and Juan Toribio at MLB.com.

And since this is a morning links post, I’d be remiss without sharing this photo from Friday’s pregame ceremony honoring retiring Cardinals Albert Pujols and Yadier Molina.


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September 23: Cardinals 11, Dodgers 0

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Albert Pujols joins the 700 club

Albert Pujols hit two home runs, giving him an astounding 700 in his career. The Cardinals hit five home runs in a rout of the Dodgers on Friday night at Dodger Stadium.

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Recap: Dodgers Shut Out By Cardinals; Albert Pujols Reaches 700 Career Home Runs

Albert Pujols became the fourth player in MLB history to hit 700 home runs, and it came at the expense of his former Los Angeles Dodgers teammates in their 11-0 loss to the St.

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Eric Stephen

Albert Pujols joins the 700 club in rout of Dodgers

LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 23: St. Louis Cardinals designated hitter Albert Pujols (5) gives former MLB player Adrian Beltre a high five after his career home run number 700 as a three run home run in the 4th inning of the MLB game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Los Angeles Dodgers on September 23, 2022 at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, CA. | Photo by Brian Rothmuller/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Pujols hit No. 699 off Andrew Heaney, then No. 700 off Phil Bickford


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Watch: Cardinals' Albert Pujols blasts two home runs against Dodgers to reach historic No. 700 mark

Pujols becomes just the fourth player in baseball history to hit 700 home runs.

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Craig Kimbrel removed from Dodgers' closer role

Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts announced Friday that Craig Kimbrel, one of the most successful closers in major league history, will no longer serve in that role.

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Dodgers to go closer-by-committee, find 'different innings' for Craig Kimbrel

Despite the team's success, the Dodgers have decided to make a significant change to the backend of their bullpen.

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Dodgers vs. Cardinals Game IV chat

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Pujols chases 700 home runs and the Dodgers chase franchise win record

Mookie Betts picked up the Dodgers and a shaky Craig Kimbrel with a walk-off single for the Dodgers’ 45th comeback win Thursday night at Dodger Stadium. It was a much-needed comeback rally after the Dodgers failed to figure out Diamondbacks ace Zac Gallen and Kimbrel struggled again.

The Dodgers look for their second series win against the St. Louis Cardinals this season when...

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Eric Stephen

Craig Kimbrel is no longer the Dodgers’ closer

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What’s been brewing for a while, and what was obvious on Thursday night became official on Friday. The Dodgers have removed Craig Kimbrel from the closer role.

Kimbrel’s latest misstep came Thursday night, pitching in a tie game in the ninth, he hit Jake McCarthy then allowed an easy steal only to be rewarded when McCarthy came off second base in his slide. Kimbrel then allowed a home run to Christian...

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Craig Kimbrel Will No Longer Serve as Dodgers' Closer; Postseason Role TBD

Craig Kimbrel will no longer serve as the Los Angeles Dodgers' closer, ma

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