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Outside the Confines: LA not-so-confidential

The Dodgers suffered a big injury and signed another future Hall-of-Famer, but does he have anything left to offer? The Tigers shouldn’t be this bad. Nick Castellanos hits a home run to spite the commissioner.

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MLB: Miami Marlins at Los Angeles Dodgers Richard Mackson-USA TODAY Sports

There’s a reason all the best film noir is set in Los Angeles. It’s the city’s contrast between the glitter and the grime. Also because Raymond Chandler lived there. And I suppose because the studios were there and it was easier to set them in Los Angeles than to either move production or make a set look like New York or Chicago or wherever. Although sometimes they did that anyway. But mostly it’s the glitter and the grime.

And tomorrow will be a better day than today, Buster.