True Blue LA: for Los Angeles Dodgers...

The official home for audio programming from True Blue LA, SB Nation's community for fans of the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Baseball
Sports
Sports News
101
True Blue LA, Episode 1923: Too many home runs?
How much is too much of a good thing?
73 min
102
True Blue LA, Episode 1922: Closing in
Kenley’s tinkering, Ryu’s magical run, and a look to September rosters
71 min
103
True Blue LA, Episode 1921: Dodgers mailbag time
Sorting out the roster into September & October
53 min
104
True Blue LA, Episode 1920: Recapping the Dodge...
Is Adam Kolarek enough to strengthen the Dodgers’ bullpen?
44 min
105
True Blue LA, Episode 1918: Building the Dodger...
Which current starters and trade deadline acquisitions provide October relief?
68 min
106
True Blue LA, Episode 1918: Cody Bellinger’s br...
Improvements in 3rd season have LA star in MVP hunt
64 min
107
True Blue LA, Episode 1917: Questions at the Al...
What’s in store in the second half for LA?
73 min
108
True Blue LA, Episode 1916: All-Star season
Which Dodgers are likely to head to Cleveland?
62 min
109
True Blue LA, Episode 1915: Reviewing the Dodge...
Draft discussion, injury news, and more.
58 min
110
True Blue LA, Episode 1914: Go get it out of th...
Plus, discussion of Cody Bellinger, Tony Cingrani, and Yordan Alvarez.
81 min
111
Bullpen Struggles
A closer look at the struggling Dodgers bullpen, plus a recap of the recent road trip, Justin Turner’s surge, and more.
63 min
112
The Strength of the Dodgers Rotation
A closer look at the excellence of the Dodgers starting rotation, including the incredible emergence of Hyun-jin Ryu.
58 min
113
The Travis d’Arnaud Era
A fond look back at the Travis d=E2=80=99Arnaud tenure with the Dodgers, which lasted all of five days. Plus the excellence of Hyun-jin Ryu and more Dodgers news.
49 min
114
Weathering The Storm
A disappointing period for the Dodgers included inexplicable losses, a pair of key injuries, a brand new catcher and a stunning walk-off grand slam loss that prevented a winning week.
52 min
115
Cody Bellinger’s Record April
A closer look at the record-setting April by Cody Bellinger, who leads the major leagues in nearly every major offensive category. Also the Dodgers are finally at full strength, though it took 30 games into the season.
58 min
116
Dodger Rotation Concerns
A look at the struggling start for the Dodgers starting pitchers, and how they struggled mightily against the Cardinals and Brewers.
47 min
117
Dodgers Offense Rolls + Interview with Elizabe...
New True Blue LA Site Manager Elizabeth Islas joins Eric and Jacob to talk about the blazing hot Dodgers offense, rough bullpen options and the first full week of Dodgers Baseball.
50 min
118
Opening Day Weekend Revue
Eric and Jacob discuss the opening series against the Diamondbacks and make quick evaluations on the highs and lows of the season so far. And after the offseason, Questions from Craig returns!   NOTE: We had some pretty major issues with the raw...
51 min
119
The Season Begins!
Eric and Jacob catch up over an uneventful spring and preview the season ahead, including thoughts on what needs to happen for the Dodgers to win the world series.
40 min
120
Harper; Kershaw shouldering the load
How serious are the Dodgers about re-entering the Harper sweepstakes? Clayton Kershaw was named the Dodgers opening day starter for the ninth year in a row, but shoulder discomfort during spring training casts doubt on the beginning of his season.
49 min
121
Spring training is here
Catching up on Dodgers news now that spring training is fully underway at Camelback Ranch in Arizona.
31 min
122
Dodgers add Pollock & Martin
The Dodgers signed outfielder A.J. Pollock and traded for old friend Russell Martin to help at catcher, as the offseason starts to take shape.
56 min
123
Welcome to the post-dump new year
Catching up on the Dodgers offseason with our first podcast episode of 2019. We recap the salary dump trade with the Reds, which included jettisoning Yasiel Puig and more to Cincinnati.
41 min
124
A couple of Boston imports
A recap of the baseball winter meetings in Las Vegas, where the Dodgers weren't too eventful but the stage is set for a busy winter. The club did sign Joe Kelly and add a member to their television and radio broadcast team.
33 min
125
Coaching staff finalized, 40-man roster update ...
Note: the previous version of the episode got cut off for some reason -- this is the full episode! Setting the stage for the Dodgers heading into the winter meetings with a coaching staff finalized and some additions to the fringes of the 40-man...
36 min
126
Dodgers free agent predictions
This week on the podcast, we look at some predictions for the Dodgers free agents and guess over or under on their contracts. Plus we take questions, including about the Dodgers pitching staff and the outfield heading into 2019.
33 min
127
Podcast episode 1832: Farhan Zaidi gone, Hyun-j...
The Dodgers lost general manager Farhan Zaidi, who left to lead the Giants baseball operations department on a 5-year deal. Manager Dave Roberts had his 2019 option exercised and has a few coaching spots to fill. Also, Hyun-jin Ryu accepted the...
25 min
128
Building a Dodgers 25-man roster
The 2018 season is over, and free agency has begun. At the start of the offseason, let’s look at what sort of active roster the Dodgers have now, and what they might need to focus on adding this winter.
56 min
129
World Series recap & offseason intro
The Dodgers fell short in a second straight World Series, and we’re here to recap the final three games in Los Angeles. Plus we take a first look at the offseason with roster notes and a big Clayton Kershaw decision looming this week.
50 min
130
World Series Games 1 and 2 Recap
Eric and Jacob console each other through two frustrating losses and briefly look ahead to a home stand to hopefully turn around the World Series
27 min
131
WORLD SERIES Preview & NLCS Wrap Up
Eric and Jacob go over the last five games of the emblematic NLCS, then preview the World Series (!!!) against the Boston Red Sox.
39 min
132
Recapping NLCS Games 1 and 2
* Note: Due to travel, today's podcast was recorded via phone -- apologies for the voicemail quality!*   Eric and Jacob discussed the NLCS as it heads into Dodger Stadium with a 1-1 tie, going over the good and the bad of the first two games (not...
20 min
133
Talking NLCS Games 1 and 2, Recapping the NLDS
Eric and Jacob discuss the last two games against the Braves and look ahead to The Dodgers trip to Milwaukee with a World Series trip on the line.
25 min
134
Talking NLDS Games 1 and 2, looking ahead at 3 ...
Eric and Jacob talk about the dominating performance by the Dodgers in the first two games against the Braves, and look ahead at Sunday's Game 3 in Atlanta.
24 min
135
NLDS Games 1 and 2
Jacob and Eric have their first playoff episode and go over expected rosters and pitching matchups of the first two games against the Braves at Dodger Stadium.
21 min
136
The Dodgers’ final week rollercoaster
The Dodgers saw extreme highs and lows during the final week of the regular season, but finished with a flourish, including a tiebreaker win to clinch their sixth consecutive National League West title
32 min
137
Dodgers Playoff Roster Predictions
In the final week of the regular season and with the National League playoff picture not yet complete, we try to predict the Dodgers postseason roster on the podcast -- after firmly knocking on wood.
68 min
138
The Stretch Run
Yasiel Puig turned on the power spigot, Walker Buehler |keeps getting better, and the Dodgers won a series against a team they were |trailing for a third straight weekend. Now they are down to two more weeks |to determine if they win the division,...
42 min
139
Big Difference
A glimpse at the Dodgers frustrating 2018 season, currently on the outside looking in for the playoffs despite having the best run differential in the National League.   NOTE: Jacob was dealing with microphone issues near the end, so apologize if...
31 min
140
September additions & the wild, wild NL West race
The Dodgers erased a 4.5-game deficit in just over a week, culminating with three late comeback wins against the Diamondbacks. September callups and two new trade additions have arrived, just in time for a tight, three-team race in the National League...
41 min
141
Clutching Season
A look at the ups and downs of the Dodgers, specifically their struggles with runners in scoring position and the failures of the bullpen both without and with Kenley Jansen.
51 min
142
The Evolving Dodgers Lineup
Catching up on the Dodgers after their toughest extended stretch of the schedule, and sorting out their lineup after the addition of Brian Dozier.
43 min
143
Dodgers Trade Deadline Recap
The implications of the Dodgers acquiring Brian Dozier and John Axford at the non-waiver trade deadline, and what it means for October and what the luxury tax implications are.
38 min
144
Mach Ado About Manny
The Dodgers got a head start on the trade deadline by reeling in the biggest fish, acquiring All-Star shortstop Manny Machado from the Orioles. Along the way the team climbed into first place and is in the middle of a stretch of games against...
39 min
145
All-Star selections & trade season
A look at the Dodgers headed to the All-Star Game plus those who might join them, and where the Dodgers might upgrade as the trade deadline approaches.
55 min
146
1813: Dodgers pitching updates, and the trade d...
Clayton Kershaw is getting closer to returning, trying to join a pair of Dodgers pitchers in rejoining the starting rotation. Plus a discussion of what pitchers the Dodgers might target in trade, a look at LA’s series unbeaten streak, and a pair of...
52 min
147
1812: Dodgers 2018 draft review with David Hood
Reviewing the Dodgers' selections in the 2018 MLB Draft with David Hood, including detailed thoughts on first-round pick J.T. Ginn plus all the picks in the first 10 rounds and more.
45 min
148
The revolving door of the Dodgers rotation
A look at the topsy-turvy Dodgers starting rotation, including Ross Stripling pitching like an All-Star and Walker Buehler indispensable. Clayton Kershaw is hurt again and four-fifths of the rotation is on the disabled list. We have not one, but two...
40 min
149
1810: The Dodgers rotation, plus Maximum Muncy
Sorting through the ever-changing Dodgers starting rotation, the pending return of Clayton Kershaw, Dennis Santana making his major league debut, and the dazzling May of Max Muncy.
56 min
150
Episode 1809: The wild, wild NL West
This week on the podcast we find the Dodgers in much better relative position in the National League West, thanks to an unexpected winning streak and cooperation from the rest of the division. Also on this episode, a hole in the rotation and in Rich...
57 min
151
The Race to the Bottom
The Dodgers are off to their worst 40-game start in 60 years, with little reason to think they will turn their 2018 season around.
40 min
152
1807: The Road Trip From Hell
Digging into the disastrous road trip for the Dodgers, which included 7 losses in 11 games and injuries to Clayton Kershaw, Corey Seager, Hyun-jin Ryu and Yasiel Puig. Oh yeah, and they also pitched a no-hitter in Mexico! New iTunes Feed:...
51 min
153
1806: Corey Seager is out for the year
Taking stock of the Dodgers bad April, and coping with the news of shortstop Corey Seager needing Tommy John surgery and missing the rest of the 2018 season.
28 min