Five questions: Los Angeles Dodgers – My latest for The Hardball Times

I participated in The Hardball Times spring training project: writing the five pressing questions for each team heading towards opening day.

I wrote the questions for the Dodgers, a strange exercise. The team has so many questions and so few answers that I’m not sure if I answered anything. But I hope it is a good read.

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Dave Duncan, the 1982 Mariners and lost glory – My Latest for The Hardball Times

In my latest for The Hardball Times, I take a look at Dave Duncan and his legacy. He coached the White Sox into the playoffs and molded World Champion pitching staffs in Oakland and St. Louis, all the while turning unlikely pitchers into aces and Cy Young Award winners.

For one season he ran the pitching for the Seattle Mariners. Could he have put together a championship caliber rotation and bullpen there? If the stats on the 1982 Mariners were any indication, Seattle missed a big opportunity when they let Duncan go after his one year.

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Paul Sorrento and the Fortune Teller – My latest for The Hardball Times

My latest article for The Hardball Times speculates what would have happened if Paul Sorrento, former Twins first baseman, visited a fortune teller before the start of the 1991 season.

How could ANYONE have a question after that?
I am sure you ALL thought “I wonder what would have happened if former Twins first baseman Paul Sorrento had visited a fortune teller before the start of the 1991 season.”

Well this is MY take on that time honored scenario.

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